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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    If anyone can help me that would be so appreciated. Started a year ago when driving in heavy rain and went through a puddle. The speedometer stopped working, coupled with these warning lights, handbrake on, ABS, Traction control, Restraint system, Seat belt, Tyre pressure. Because the...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all Does anyone know if a 2013 320d F30 has more than 1 earth strap . i have found the one from the transmission to the chassis , but cannot find the one from the engine to the chassis (if there even is one). Any help appreciated , starting issues , changed starter and battery and still have...
  3. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    got car 1 year ago( have done 5k miles in that time), when i first got the car it threw alot of errors, then a couple of weeks later it wouldnt start, dealer sorted me out with a new battery. Good as gold since then. as the cold weather has kicked in again, its started to throw these errors...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I’ve got an updated disc for my professional satnav on my 530i 2006, I can’t find the points of interest menu to display petrol stations speed cameras etc, I know it’s there, because I used it when I got my previous disc, but I’ve googled etc and I can’t find it for love nor money...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, first time poster, though I have spent hours reading posts on here I have the familiar rough idle/misfire the n42 seems to be argued with, I removed the rocker/cam cover to check timing/chain tension etc,the problem is I removed an earth wire and now cannot find it to replace, no idea...
  6. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello Members I am new at posting in this forum. I have had some help from here before so thank you all for that. Now I have a 2003 BMW E65 730D. The car does not start. It was running fine, wih only a slightly rough idle. But had been running with that rough idle for weeks. I park the car for...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Can someone help and identify exactly where the earth cable is on a BMW 335i e92 2006 model? Cut a long story short I had the ELV reset by Simon (E-maps) on Friday, and we logged into the BMW software and noticed the voltage and ignition voltage is in fluctuating when engine running and the...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, BMW 320d business edition 2010 When the lights are on and the boot is closed my nearside rear brake light goes off. Although if i press the brake pedal the light does work?!! The other light in the cluster is fine and the off side cluster is unaffected. The bulbs are fine, the connector...
  9. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    HI all - hopefully very easy answer I have battery Problems in as much as the intelligent battery cuts to my trip and clock - Im pretty sure its because Im not doing a lot of mileage My mechanic says battery is fine and shows 14v - but even when i take a longer 2 hrs or so drive - reset the...
  10. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Trying to fit a dashcam to my X5 E53. Ive hooked up the wires to fuses but cannot find a decent fuse point anywhere round glove box. If anyone could advise that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Dave
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all have had my 330i now for 8 months and always shows lambda signal short to earth (bank 1-3 pre) (bank 4-6 pre) and 1 lambda after cat using pa soft as shadow codes i checked wiring for 1 pre cat sensor and is no short so am not sure what to check next?any help would be great thanks darran.
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm in the process of wiring in my dashcam and the one thing I can't seem to find is anywhere to screw the earth wire to. I've got the fuse bypass on fuse 8 (cigarette lighter) as testing from the lighter connector itself shows that once the key is removed the cam turns off after 10 seconds...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Guys, I'm having a issue on start up. Some days I can jump in the car and it will start no bother, then then next time I jump in, there is no power. If I go to the battery and move it, or take the battery terminal cables off and put them back on then the car usually starts again. Haas...
  14. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Just found both ends of this earth wire and wondered what your thoughts are? seems a strange one to me....should it have been there at all? Thanks Brack
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've been battling with this over a number of days now and hope someone can help. Like a lot of 5 series Touring owners I found my heated rear window wasn't working and from searching on here found that the broken wires in the tailgate hinges issue was the most likely cause. Stripping the hinges...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys Hoping you can help At the rear of my 55 plate 320 cd coupe there is an ugly block of metal just visible under the rear bumper I assume the car is prepped for a toe bar but it's ugly and I want it gone I've added a pic to help work out what it is and how to remove I've had a good...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys have noticed water and condensation in one of my rear passenger led depo lights. I have taken it out and drained the majority of water out noticed that the seal had cracked a bit of a got silicon to it. Left in hot press over night. Sealed well. Now when I plugged her bk in my taillight...
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Right, I have my amp in the boot of my 316i compact and can't find a suitable place to earth it? Many thanks
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I recently purchased a 2001 330Ci (Convertible) with the full intention of maintaining and sorting it out properly, and I expect to get a fair few issues given the mileage. The car has been (it seems) maintained very well, and the front bushes were done just before I bought it. I am, however, a...
  20. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey guys. Just about to order a Kenwood KSC-SW01 under seat subwoofer. I know that many people oppose this solution for subs but its the best compromise for. Anyways, my question is about the ground for the unit. I plan to place it under the passenger seat, will undoing one of the bolts which...
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