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  1. F11
    Hi everyone, 2013 F11, so a few weeks ago my cars rear end went to the ground after parking the car. Ive already had the bags replaced about 6 months back so ruled out a faulty bags. Having read a few posts i thought it must be the compressor so this week i changed the compressor to an aerosus...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Had leaky airbags replaced 3-4 months ago, problem solved backend stopped dropping. Yesterday I was driving on the motorway at 70mph on the way to work and out of nowhere the backend just suddenly dropped flat on both sides, I thought my new airbags had exploded, I managed to limp the car to my...
  3. 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:
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi 👋 I tried removing the MAP sensor connector but it seems completely stuck. I unclipped the grey retainer but even applying quite a lot of pressure and wiggling around it doesn't want to budge. Am I safe spraying WD on it or does someone have any other tips for uncoupling a stuck sensor...
  5. 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...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All I'm having a problem with my F11 - the sat nav/sos function are not working and i know there's a combox module missing (all wires were cut). I'm waiting for the new combox but I'm not sure if i need to run new fibre optic cables from hud/speedo to the unit or these can be connected...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys I'm trying to rescue my F11 (bought on auction, stolen-recovered). Most of the rear suspension wiring has been cut and its incomplete. i'm struggling to get a replacement wiring loom. Does anyone know what is the part no or where can i get one? Cheers!!
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all - first post on here. Picked up my F11 520d touring M Sport a fortnight ago, and so far loving life. Only 2 small related issues I've found: 1) Upon startup, 9 times out of 10 the iDrive restarts. Not a biggie, just annoying. 2) Tried to update the firmware today, and every time it gets...
  9. BMW Guides and How To's
    I have been experiencing problems with a sticking front passenger door lock on my 2013 520d F11 tourer. The door button would not fully raise and in makes a repeated open attempt. I got a new one off Ebay for about £25. The replacement is made by the same company and is identical in every way...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, new to the forum hence posting here. I have a 2014 F11 with 70k and I've been having issues with the rear suspension for about 4/5 months now with no warnings on the idrive. It first started, when I would leave the house in the morning and the back end would be dropped, only to...
  11. Introductions
    Hello all, new to the forum hence posting here. I have a 2014 F11 with 70k and I've been having issues with the rear suspension for about 4/5 months now with no warnings on the idrive. It first started, when I would leave the house in the morning and the back end would be dropped, only to...
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all I'm planning to upgrade my speakers, am on a budget and these are the cheapest BMW specific components I can find: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F302454021474 Anyone got any experience of this brand? Think I'm going to take the...
  13. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    FM/DAB radio comes through just OK, whereas bluetooth or aux audio comes out pretty faint, and its frequency response is not great. The dealer told me I had the latest BT firmware. Is there a quick fix to it?
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Have you noticed that protruding notch around the base of the brake pedal at the roof of the footwell? The distance from the floor to the edge of this notch is just under the length of size 12 shoe. So, what happens when driving in office shoes with a stiff sole? When coming to the lights and...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all what colour tube inflates which sides air suspension bag ? Many thanks
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Im new to this forum and i looking for your help. I have a problem with my f11 for a while now and cant find a way to fix it. The gap between the offside rear wheel and the wheel arch is much bigger then the nearside. I got ista+ 2 weeks ago and tried to do the ride height calibration...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I replaced all the main beam and dipped beam bulbs with Philips XtremeVision bulbs as the previous owner put in cheap bulbs that were of a different colour/poor quality. Was fine for the first 10 miles, then I got a message "Side/daytime lights fault" constantly popping up at random...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My BMW was the first ever BMW I've ever had, and on the very first day, I accidentally hit my coffee cup and a bunch of coffee spilt on the centre console, and as a consequence, the PDC button is sticky, usually when I push it down, it doesn't come back up for a long while - what's the best way...
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