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  1. M43 - A brass piece fell out when changing water pump - what is it?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Were about to change my water pump on the winter car. When I did so a brass piece and som plastics plus an o-ring fell out. It seems like the piece is situated upwards in image 1. Anyone who know what it is? Can I skip to put it back? If not - how do I get it back (it seems...
  2. 2003 318Ci - Wheel fell off!!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Not mine, my brother in law's. Call on Saturday night to say he was stuck on the motorway the rear wheel having fallen off. Anyway, the car was removed (at huge expense) to a service station and I went to have a look this morning. Now I'm sh*tting myself because I touched in last. I'd...
  3. Swirl Flaps Fell in - Advice Needed please... (Pic Heavy)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys I'm a new forum user with a 2004 E46 320D ES Touring with the M47TU2 engine. I had never even heard of Swirl Flaps until about a week ago when my car started to make a horrible 'metallic' sound. It sounded like it was coming from the top of the engine, but I couldn't pinpoint exactly...
  4. BMW F07, coins and rubbish fell down under cup holder cover plate

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I'm new on here and just wanted to share some info. I have recently purchased a F07 530D GT, everything's fine and top notch but I noticed a rattling sound, like coins in a pocket of a runner! I isolated it to the cup holder area. With the lid on the cup holder closed, looking down the...
  5. E46 blower resistor change - still not working and part fell out on removing duct

    General BMW Discussions
    Blower motor was working fine and then suddenly died completely. So I check out the forums which seem to point to the dreaded resistor. I checked the fuses, then bought a new resistor and took out glove box, base, duct, servo and replaced the FSU. Doing it back up, I noticed that a 10cm black...
  6. April Fools Pranks - Who fell for them?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Come on and fess up, who fell for a prank today? I landed at Manchester Airport at 9am after an overnight flight from Florida. The Virgin Atlantic stewardess announced that Richard Branson himself had placed an envelope with 7 all-expense paid tickets for a 2 week holiday on his private island...
  7. 2007 E60 M5 - door handle fell off - help!!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My wife opened the door on our car and the handle came off in her hand. It appears intact, however, would just appreciate some guidance on re-attaching it, cheers
  8. 1995 E36 328i coupe gear selector fell down now need advise!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    ok right its me again :confused this car is testing me it nearly got a few hard boots in the door :hihi anyway getting to the point the gearknob on the car fell off today as its a stupid peace of after market s**t that the previos owner put on and he disided to cut the gear selector shaft...
  9. 1994 E36 316i - HELP BRAKE AIR DUCT FELL OFF

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Help i have drivin up a kerb today (silly i know) and when i reversed back i heard something scrape, i found on the floor a long black thing i think is a front brake air duct, does anyone know if it is a brake duct and if so where does it belong on the car and how do i put it back on... Also is...
  10. 1996 E36 M3 - (pump) fell off, under the engine??!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi i was driving a M3 and heard at rattling noise under neath, when i got home i looked under neatch and there is something missing looks to be a pump of some king, its belt driven and sits and the o/s and is at the bottom part of the engine, any ideas what it was it had 1 electrical plug and a...