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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, trying to find out whether anyone else has had a turbo failure after EGR cooler replacement. BMW saying it's not related and no goodwill. My 2 series broke down in March 2021 at a junction and almost went on fire. Smoke coming from the bonnet. It had been recalled but I didn't know...
  2. Technical Guides for the BMW X Series
    Hi all I have a 2008 3 litre diesel x5 and would love some help. My engine is making a whirring noise if I squeeze the vacuum hose coming out of the erg valve it stops. Does that mean I need to replace the erg valve? Or is the problem at the other end of the vacuum hose? Many thanks Adrian
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have a ‘58 LCI 535d, and it makes a light 'quacking' noise when you lightly blip the throttle (check video). After some research, it seems like the EGR Pressure Converter needs to be changed (however some videos show that as a regular sound at idle and not related to the throttle)...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    E60 2004 119k miles 530D Looks like the ERG thermostat has never been changed. After a recent long drive, I noticed steam coming from my engine bay, along with a dashboard warning saying "coolant too level too low". As you'll see it had cracked on the end, allowing a small flow of water to come...
  5. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    So I have a 57 plate X3 2.0D. Brought it 3 years ago from main dealer and have covered 25k in that time. Just recently had a problem with power dropping off and the car going into limp mode. Faults came up saying EGR valve, turbo and air mass sensor. BMW took in and diagnosed EGR valve which...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have been a proud owner of the BMW e39 530d Auto for just over a year now. During this time I have done a bit of work and the car has done it's job. However, in the last few months I have noticed that MPG have dropped from 27 mpg around town to 22 mpg. Also i used to get around 49 mpg on...
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