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  1. F10
    Hey, The chrome channel cover on the exterior front left door is sticking up by about 3mm, I've tried pushing it back down but it springs up... This is so annoying as it's probably a quick fix. I've tried searching for the answer with no joy. Any tips or advice welcome. It's a 520d 2013...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, I hope someone can help. The channel cover,exterior,door, front left on my bmw f10 (chrome trim) on the passenger door is coming away/sticking up by 3mm ish towards the door handle on my 2013 F10, I would like to know can this be fixed without replacing it? I don't wish to spend a...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I’m still looking for a 535d and have narrowed my search down to an F10 2014. I’m an at my upper level as regards price so can’t really go any n As this year was the LCI year I am wondering how I can tell the difference visually from exterior photos? Thanks
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Compact 1999 E36 1.9 316i desperately need drivers exterior door handle....... Hi people Does anybody have or know anywhere that's selling the above mentioned part? Cheers :hihi
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    In my BMW X5 E53 there are exterior lights fitted in the mirrors, and it lights up the ground around the front doors. This feature is a great help for me, because I don´t have arms, and use my feet and toes for everything, including locking and unlocking the car. I keep my key in a pocket...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys Ive just bought a lightly front damaged e90 2009 lci m sport 320d saloon, i will be needing a: Bonnet Wing Can someone inform me of the exterior differences between the pre facelift m and lci m and also lci se models Am i correct in saying that the front wings are the same from 2005...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a 320ci vert and need to remove the cover on the exterior mirror, is it just a matter of prising it off? Problem solved, the last bugger who had it apart put it together with mastic. Duh!
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have an exterior warning light come up on my dashboard I have checked all my lights and found my rear left handside side lights aren't working. I have swapped the bulbs over with the right hand side and they lit up( so bulbs must be ok). I decided to buy some replacement bulb and the fault is...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone, Suspect I need a new tailgate glass exterior switch (base of rear wiper) as the tailgate glass opens fine with the key fob. Just wondered if anyone had managed to change the microswitch inside - without having to buy the full unit? Thanks very much Brack :)
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Does anyone know or have a link to a video showing how to remove/fit the exterior mouldings along roof edge above doors and the panels on the doors on an E46 touring 3 series pre facelift? Not sure of the correct names for the parts but hope the picture sheds some light. I have bought...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Don't the external mirrors on 2015 BMW's have the ability for the N/S one to tilt down when selecting Reverse gear? My X1 has the basic mirrors with electric adjustment but not folding/dipping and it would appear that where ever I leave the mirror selection switch the N/S one does not tilt down....
  12. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi can anyone please tell me how to remove the exterior trim that runs above the doors and down to the c pillar please ta Roy
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone I recently got a warning light on the dashboard of my 2006 X3. I checked all of the lights and found that the 3rd brake light had began to fail. Just my luck as it is the most expensive bulb. Anyway , £78.18 later and a new 3rd brake light was fitted , but the warning light on...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just wondering if anyone else had, had this issue and fixed it? Noticed that the plastic front passenger side wing appears to be bulging out ever-so-slightly about where the repeater is and you can see a slight gap between the painted wing itself and the wheel arch liner. Comparing it to the...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    as title,ive just replace my rear door and the exterior vertical facia trim is matt black,mine is gloss mirror black,so how does the trim come off,my mate at his garage doesnt even know how to remove it, we have done the horizontal strip which runs along door where window drops into but the...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I bought my E92 back in Jan this year, it is an MSport model, LCI edition, alpine white, 313M wheels, I'm just wondering whether to make a few changes to the exterior of the car. I have looked on the BMW official accessories section on the website and a few things have caught my eye, namely the...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello fellow bimmeans, As title, my child lock normally remains on, due to little one occupying the back seats, and after a recent accident, my exterior door handle has been broken. How can I now open the door? I have confirmed that the locking mechanism is fine, and locks/unlocks just like...
  18. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hello everyone I hope someone can help me here and give me some advice. I read some article that talk about polishing,waxing etc, with claims that they hide light scratches as well. My main concern is about the lasting period of these protection. How long does the shine last? How long before...
  19. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, I'm vinyl wrapping my car and because I'd like to do it 100% perfect this time I want to remove the handles, lights and etc. I'm only having trouble with the handles as I don't want to remove the panels (I know this is possible). I've already removed the drivers handle by loosening the torx...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    OK....so hi all, im on to my 4th BM, this time im in control of a 1998 323se...lovely car...anyway older cars as we all know come with their 'quirks' i have 2! 1) this is REALLY confusing me, the car wont start sometimes, just clicks...here's the clues i have 2 keys i recently changed the...
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