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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I've got an e92 that was in a front end collision that I'm currently working on. After a temp fix on the BST and replacing some of the electrical components of the engine it seems to run ok. Please could someone confirm what this steel pipe is (part name/ no?) below the crankshaft...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, so I realised my 2006 520d didn't have a belt on it for the a/c so I bourght a new belt and fitted it today, once I started the car I realised the inside of the a/c pully was spinning continuously, I thought it was only supposed to spin when the a/c was switched on? Also the a/c isn't...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, so I realised my 2006 520d didn't have a belt on it for the a/c so I bourght a new belt and fitted it today, once I started the car I realised the inside of the a/c pully was spinning continuously, I thought it was only supposed to spin when the a/c was switched on? Also the a/c isn't...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Due to covid the guy who knows about bmws isn't working currently, so I was wondering if anyone could shed light as to weather this is an m57 or n57 variety. https://www.staffordshirecars.com/vehicle/bmw-330d-m-sport-in-staffordshire-ab95106d-ce88-4c1f-b1dd-dc733a6a5809 Many thanks.
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have a strange sound comming from the engine of my F11. Does anyone know what the problem is and how to fix it? thanks link to video with strange sound:
  6. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Been chasing down a problem now for a good few months. E91 335d MTEC intercooler, EGR delete, DPF delete, remapped and box flash. However occasionally it throws an EML and goes into limp mode. The two codes that show are P0030 (HO2S heater control sensor circuit bank 1 sensor 1) and P3002 (Fuel...
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys! What’s the best replacement oil for bmw’s longlife 04? Would it be 5-30 fully synthetic? It’s for a engine service not top up! Thanks
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, My dad has just handed down his 2008 318i M-Sport to me as he has ended shelling out over 5,000 for various problems. He was driving it down the motorway and it came up with low oil pressure warning so he pulled over on the hard shoulder, then the battery preceded to stop working...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone, new here I could do with some advice from guys in the know I have abit of a strange problem with my car, I've had it about 6 months and it seems to be vibrating alot on idle however when driving its spot on so I had a look in the engine bay and the crankshaft pulley was noisy and...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys and Gals I have a 2007 e91 with 150000ish on the clock My engine management light (amber) if I rev the car over 1500rpm it will go off but some times it comes back on sometimes it won’t come on at all but it manly happens on damp or rainy mornings I have connected to diagnostic machine...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hello all, So I am aware of the horror stories and problems with the various F10/11 powe units such as the N47, rarely the N57, N20, N53, etc. I am wondering if you have any feedback as to how the B47 which is the current, modular 2.0 diesel engine introduced into the 5 series before any...
  12. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi, first post unfortunately looking for help..... My low pressure fuel sensor failed and passed fuel through the loom to the ECU and this has failed. You could head fuel sloshing about inside the case... I’ve had it tested and the report back is that it’s unreadable even for cloning. Does...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys I need some advice, my bmw 2003 convertible manual 318ci has been sat for over a year since it started mixing the engine oil into the coolant and smoking from the exhaust, yet there isnt any over heating on the temp gauge and also the engine oil is clear with no mayo etc. Ive had it...
  14. Introductions
    My son is looking to buy a 10 plate (May 2010) 120d M Sport Coupe. Is it the N47 engine on this car and if so is it as troublesome as some say? Car has service history and 62k
  15. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I need to replace the valve cover gasket on my 2007 3.0 Si N52 engine done 60,000 miles. We have had this car for 3 years now and I have only had to change the starter motor and clean the vanos solenoids. So although I am comfortable working on the engine, I need to get all the advise that I...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2007 325i touring, starting up the engine its quiet but after 5 minutes I get a tapping noise does not affect performance in anyway but is annoying. I have flushed & changed the oil thinking it may be a lifter sticking! took it on a 260 mile drive, tried the revering it at 2500rev for...
  17. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, hope someone here can help. Drove home from work yesterday evening, everything was fine. Nipped out to shops about 90 mins later and my engine has started making a hell of a noise (see clip), along with a short 1-2 second hiss when it's turned back off. https://vimeo.com/362757191 Initial...
  18. 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...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    ok, I'll try to condense this down to the important bits, had an issue with smoke blowing on WOT so cleaned out the EGR valve which fixed the smoke but started another problem, check engine light with a 4501 code for the EGR valve not functioning, after testing the EGR valve and replacing both...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, Can anyone help me identify this part? While driving home i had a major loss of power and an air whooshing noise when accelerating. I opened the lid and saw that the pipe i'm holding was detached. with air streaming from it. The bolt is gone but i have no idea of the part name. Please help...
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