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  1. E92 xenon rear level sensor wiring

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, my 2006 E92 has xenon headlights which have recently started oscillating up and down. Fault code 9CB4 was present (rear ride height sensor) so I've changed the rear ride height sensor twice, firstly with a new Febi Bilstein part which made no difference, and secondly with a new BMW...
  2. CA 335d DPF question

    Hey 335d E90 lovers. I am looking for a workaround on a failed smog test due to the DPF for my 2011 335d. It’s very expensive and mandatory here in California. Is there anyway to clean this out to buy me a little more time on the filter?
  3. 2009 E90 Hotel/Valet Switch retrofit

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have purchased a valet/hotel switch for my 2009 E90 which is fitted in the glovebox. I removed the blanking plate and attached the pre installed wiring which was located behind the switch. I am struggling with the coding. I have turned on (what I believe) is Hotel Mode but the valet switch...
  4. Pre lci e90 dab conversion

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I want to convert my 55 plate e90 to dab radio. The car has the most basic stereo as there are no tweeters behind the door mirrors but it does have ccc I drive. I've found this kit but am not completely sure if it's compatible? Apparently it is as long as I have the business professional head...
  5. No DRL Option on 2008 320i E90

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I just got a 2008 320i e90 European/Japanese spec. I have been watching on YouTube how to activate the DRL through the BC and up/down switch. I have managed to get to where the DRL option is supposed to be but unfortunately it is not there. Does this mean this vehicle does not have DRL? Or...
  6. 320d E90 2006 plate - start stop then mechanical sound clutch

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I had bought my car in 2014 I think with 56k on the clock . It's done 156k miles and has been serviced every 10k miles there abouts Had an issue with turbo when I bought it 4 years ago which was sorted under warranty, I did notice mass fly wheel slight noise after driving around for a...
  7. E90 320D N47D20C, back pressure faults

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Two to three months ago I had an issue with my 2009 N47D20C 320d. Complete lack of power, whistling and black smoke coming through airvents. Changed back pressure sensors (2 on drivers side, one fed from exhaust manifold and other from dpf). Had DPF professionally cleaned (reset adaptations via...
  8. 2008 E90 Steering issues

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Car has 62k miles on the clock and has been running ok. Now needs a HPFP which is booked in to the garage. Went to move it the othe day but battery had gone flat. Charged ok and reading 14.9v. But in the mean time had to use a different battery to move it. This is when the steering...
  9. E90 lsd??

    Hi new here I have a e90 2008 318d, wondering is there a lsd or tighter Diff upgrade I could purchase or what to be looking for Sent from my CLT-L09 using Tapatalk
  10. E90 330d muffler delete

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    E90 330d 2006. currently running on custom stage 1 tune, DPF removed, center and back boxes still on. If I do muffler delete, will it affect my map? Will I need to put it again on dyno to get things right or nothing will happen performance wise? Thanks
  11. E90 2011 320d - No Headlights 3.4 V to connector

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi It's my first post so apologies if this post is useless :) I have a 2011 E90 320d and both the headlights have failed the bulbs were fine and the power to the connector when switched on was 3.4V not 12V The halo's and full beam are fine Can anyone help? Thanks
  12. E90 330d vibrations in the back when decellerating

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have 2006. E90 330d, manual, RWD and have been experiencing some issuses lately...I have vibrations/rumble in the back of my car while in gear and when releasing the gas pedal (strongest around 60-70kph, when I go faster vibrations slightly fade but are still present). If I step on the gas...
  13. E90 330D - Losing oil

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Getting a bit lost now so the car has burned oil since I purchased it, the car will burn around 1 litre per 1000 miles. I've sorted all external leaks (swirl flaps and brake vacuum pump) I replaced the valve cover gasket, had a new turbo which is still in warranty and then I added a loo...
  14. E90 N47 diesel leaking when engine started

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi- 320d N47 is haemorrhaging diesel from under the engine bay when engine running. First noticed a bit of a whistle when turning engine off after it had ran for a while. Then I noticed loads of diesel pouring out from underneath the engine. Any ideas if the two are likely to be related??
  15. 2008 E90 320i, engine stutter/tremor

    General BMW Discussions
    Good evening all! Currently having a problem with my BMW 320i. As hopefully you can see in the attached images my revs are at a constant 650rpm until it drops (nearly hitting 500rpm) every so often, somtimes 3 or 4 times in a row. Sometimes its perfectly steady, and yet others, it feels like it...
  16. E90 M57 330d idle blue smoke

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Not posted much on here, but really need some help. My car is a e90 330d 231bhp m57 engine with 154k miles Car is remapped and dpf delete, standard exhaust and EGR in place. I have an issue with blue smoke at idle and some puffs once he blue smoke is at idle. I get a little puff with...
  17. E90 N47 320D Stuttering/won't accelerate under high load

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Recently bought a 320D, it's the first diesel and auto car I've owned which has just had the engine pulled and the timing chain fixed as well as typical work such as, turbo rebuild, swirl flaps removed and EGR blocked, Using the forum here has helped solve many little annoyances...
  18. Rear Subframe for E87 118d (E81 E82 E87 E88 E90 E91 E92 E93)

    Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    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...
  19. E90 Oil Leak Nightmare!! (N46 Engine)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, recently joined and looking for some help, I have bought a 2005 (55 plate) Bmw E90 320i with N46 engine (117k miles) and its literally pi$$ing oil! I have changed the Oil filter housing gasket and the vanos seals, but the leak I am experiencing now is coming from drivers side somewhere...
  20. E90 318I Opinions Please!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, I am just looking for some advice/opinions regarding the BMW 3 Series 2.0 318i M Sport 2dr (2011). Is this a car people would recommend purchasing? The research I have found is that perhaps it is not with VANOS issues along with with timing chain guides sometimes breaking leading to...