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  1. Valvetronic issue, help needed.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone. My e90 325i has been absolutely disgusting since i bought it (with a problem). No faults ever stored (except the occasional DME Mixture control (2A2F 2A2E) on BOTH BANKS, but that's very occasional) and a Cylinder Injection Cutoff ONCE. The car surges and hesitates like crazy...
  2. E90 330i 2006 fog light wiring harness

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a bmw E90 330i 2006 with foglight. The problem is i have a driver side fog light but no wires are connected to the receptale. i did not found any wire in the engine bay to connect the fog light. the passager side is connected and works fine. Can someone tell me where the cables...
  3. January 2009 E90 320d MSport LCI (Timing Chain Preventative Maintenance)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, New to the forum having recently purchased a high spec January 2009 E90 320d MSport LCI Business Edition. The car has 124k Miles and has a full service history along with passing its recent MOT with flying colours and no advisories. This is the dreaded engine (N47) with timing chain...
  4. Help with choosing the best OBD for BMW Exx series and first car advice for buying used Exx

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, so i’m looking to buy my first car soon. A BMW 3-series E46 or a BMW 3-series E90, i like the look of the E46 ones a bit better, and its gonna be a gasoline and manual one. I don’t know which model yet, probably a 316, 318 or 320 to begin with is good i think, and also it depends on the...
  5. 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...
  6. 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?
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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??
  19. 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...
  20. 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...