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  1. Too much slack in chain?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Too much slack in timing chain? It's 2005 118i automatic. Should I have it changed? It's not making any sound mechanic just made me aware when changing Valvetroinc. But now worried that it's dangerous to not change? Help much appreciated. Thanks...
  2. Injector seal replacement e87

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, one of my injectors decided to spring a leak today. Just wanted to know if it’s a diy job? I’ve done a bit of research but haven’t been able to find videos with my exact engine. Some people are mentioning coding the injectors, is that something I would have to do? Thanks
  3. Antifreeze / coolant advice

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all , I'm quite new to driving (only a year ) I've been doing various repairs on my e87 to make sure it's running in tip top condition , recently I checked the antifreeze and it was very low so I've decided I want to completely flush/replace the fluid (because I don't know how old the...
  4. Bmw e87 boot wont open!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Hoping someone can help me. I have to say im a bit of a novice but trying to sort this out myself. So i have a bmw 1 series e87 and the boot will not open via the badge boot lid or from the key (yes i have held down). I took the trim off to see if anythint blatantly obvious but to be...
  5. N43 NOX sensor

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Getting all kinds of error codes from my nox, car's an E90 N43. Trying to decide which route to choose - NOXEM or software delete Interested in hearing some opinions and experiences Cheers! p.s. also have misfires in cylinder 1, will be changing the coil this weekend, but doubt that...
  6. 2007 E87 Facelift Automatic Transmission

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, I am looking at purchasing a used BMW 1 Series with an automatic transmission. I was just wondering how reliable the 6-speed box is. I am currently looking at a 2007 facelift model with 72,000 miles. Haven’t been able to find much on this gearbox in terms of reliability so was just...
  7. E87 Faulty turbo actuator

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello guys. My E87 118d M47 has a faulty turbo actuator and needs replacing. I’ve been googling stuff and I’m unsure on what actuator is right for my turbo. I have a friend who said the E46 M47 turbo actuator should be the same but another friend said it’s different from the E87 M47. Has anyone...
  8. BMW E87 Brake Pads and error on dash

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello there, I have a 2007 116i M sport for 2 weeks and after I serviced it to clear all the dash errors, I had a sensor that needed to be replaced which I did then after a couple of days I pull out of my car park then I stole the engine :hihi:hihi but when I turn the car back on, the dash goes...
  9. e87 120d fuse box

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    hi y'all, i have a bmw 1 series 2004 e87 120d and I did find the fuse box inside the glove box but the space is so tiny as I bearly can put my hand through that little hole.it's exactly like in the video below. i've searched all over the internet for any clues of how to get a better access to it...
  10. 2008 E87 118D - Cranks but does not start

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    None starter, car cut out on a drive and would not start again. Fuel level was low so topped up with 5l, changed fuel filter, fuses checked and plugged in to basic diagnostics but no codes. Getting 11.7V pre fuel filter control module with battery switched on, nothing post module until...
  11. 2006 E87 120D - Wrong Engine Oil

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I know there's separate forum for intros but I'll start by saying I own a 2006 (E87) 120D, it has the M47 engine and has over 103k miles. It is my first car and I am keen to learn how to maintain it myself and do small jobs myself, namely servicing. I've just done a service, with help from a...
  12. E87 aftermarket Pioneer install

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Everyone. I am having a real nightmare trying to get the pioneer radio I have to work in my E87 120d The original unit was a BMW prefessional unit, and I quickly found that I cannot just buy a harness and wire it in on a plug and play basis. Most problems here seem to be finding a constant...
  13. E87 electrical problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hello, i have bmw 120D, 2007,177bhp. Turbo kick is after 2200 rpm.Electrical problem is error P0243-solenoid valve'A' turbo wastegate. i already replace all solenoid valve,on all valve 12+ volts, and - is signal from ECU, i can not test ECU unfortunately .I've been in few garage in Stafford...
  14. 2008 E87 Oil light

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2008 e87 I have an 116i Manual E87 that keeps on having the Oil light come on Had the car 6 months and drives perfectly otherwise no other issues to date. Oil level is OK. Oil light came on but then went away. Have had it on a friends diagnostic and no stored codes or clues. Have changed...
  15. BMW 1 Series E87 high mileage gearbox oil change

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all.. Have a 1 series 120d E87 manual with 157000 miles on the clock and will be doing a gearbox oil change as the guys in the garage when replacing the clutch & DMF came up with it not needing changing as it was a sealed unit and didnt need it wtf? Anyways I'm doing it as I think it needs...
  16. Rear Subframe for E87 118d (E81 E82 E87 E88 E90 E91 E92 E93)

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    Looking for a rear subframe for an E87 118d. I believe the subframe from any of these models are all interchangeable: E81, E82, E87, E88, E90, E91, E92, E93. Preferably with all the other bits attached - hubs, discs, arms, suspension etc etc all in good condition. Diff not required. Would...
  17. Hi i need help ? e87 kangaroo jumping ?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi first thank you for the add, I am hoping to have my first bmw on the road soon but having problems , The car has sat fro 4 years and when i bought it i fitted a battery to it and she started first time and after craking the brakes off she drove no problems onto my recovery truck, now after a...
  18. E87 120d M47 Idle issue

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I'm new to this forum and need help please. I have a 2006 120d e87 with the M47 Engine. I started my car and it started revving very high, the reves came down slowly and the car stalled. After that my car starts and roughly idles for a short while (About 2 minutes) and then cuts out. The...
  19. 2007 E87 118D - Alternator issue

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, A couple of days ago I got a red battery warning on my dashboard (118D E87). I decided to have a look under the bonnet and took the engine cover off as I thought it might be the alternator on its way. Was surprised to see that the nut normally holding the cable that runs from the...
  20. E87 120i Key fob not working

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello The key fob of the car is not working. The doors are locked and unlocked by the central locking button under the hazard lights.The battery of the key fob has been changed, but it still does not work. By pressing the key fob buttons (to unlock, lock and unlock the boot), the start stop...
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