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  1. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, Question for all of you I have recently purchased an X5 3.0 sd and when you open the oil filler cap there is a white stream of mist coming out from the filler cap in my old E61 you could not open the filler cap when the engine was on as all the oil would splatter around. I saw some...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have bmw x3 e83 20d 2005 231000 km and from the oil filler cap on top of the egeene splash oil lchange the cap and happen again
  3. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all my wife went to fill my X5 2009 with fuel and for some reason could not get the fuel nozzle into the tank on further inspection there is a little flap blocking the entrance to the tank and was wondering how to get rid of this any help would be gratefully received Allan
  4. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Apologies in advance if there is already a “how to guide” on the forum on this subject, but I’m struggling to find it? Our 2005 E91 325i petrol is leaking oil from the Oil Filler cap and dripping down the engine block. I’ve purchase a new filler cap, however I’m looking for some guidance /...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The fuel filler door lock pin on mine has broke. Can't find it on real OEM. Can someone help? Thanks Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Need some advice please.My 06 325d has started putting grey exhaust fumes out the oil filler cap and dipstick on tick over. They stop when engine is revved. I replaced the ccv at the top rear of the engine yesterday and also cleaned the egr valve. Problem is still here..... There are no...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Dear All, I have been having great difficulty using halfords products for my car paint work, I was working on the wheel arch which had gone rusty, I smoothed it down with a electric sander, did many layers of primer after using kurust on the original surface. I then had a pretty decent finish...
  8. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi. I just bought my 1st BMW , i knew the E39 rust areas, and all clear except fuel filler area where there are very very small blisters almost unnoticeable. The area seems a water trap because of lack of a drain. Anyone faced this issue and managed to eradicate the rust? I am planning on...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    as per the title my flap doesn't not 'pop' open when you push it in - you need long fingernails to manually open it... once open the little ejector button seems to click in and out when pushed directly - is there a motor or switch controlling it? how do you get to it? Thanks Tim
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    is this a sign of ccv failure ? with engine running i lift the oil filler cap off and its blowing air out quite powerfully ? i thought there was meant to be a bit of suction not blowing ?
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Only had my BMW for about 8 weeks and regularly check the oil about twice a week. Habit from previously owning an Alfa. Usually I find so white/cream stuff right at the end of my dipstick but really it's hardly noticeable and really a very small amount. I am aware this can be...
  12. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi. I am going to be completely honest and say I hardly ever open the bonnet of my wife's 2011 118D cabriolet, which we bought used about 9 months ago. So, excuse my ignorance. However, power steering light has just come on in time for Christmas. Happy Days. So, I open the bonnet and cannot see...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey Everyone, Regrettably I'm starting my first post with a problem, but have been a lurker for a fair while. My car had been burning oil for a fair while, so I decided to change the CCV, ordered all the bits to do at the weekend. Then on the way home on friday it started to missfire on...
  14. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Some kn●b decided to overtake some parked cars today forcing me close to the kerb and caught my rear left, I thought the tyre rim protector would have taken the brunt but it's left a nasty scar about 30 mm long, anyone know of some good filler I can use, easy to sand and dry fast, I'm gonna do...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, my gearbox oil cooler rad has burst so have fitted a replacement and now need to drain and refill the auto gearbox, problem is I cannot seem to locate the filler plug, could someone explain or post a pic of the location please. Thanks.
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi on a e46 318ci, I have an oil leak from an electric plug on the top of the cam cover, held in with two 10mm bolts, just behind the oil filler cap. The oil seems to be tracking from this area down on to the exhaust. What is this part called please so I can find a gasket for it! Thanks! Jon
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    morning all, I have 2 main issues with my car at the moment. 1 being a fair amount of what looks like bluish smoke coming out of the oil filler cap. Now I know this normally means crank case pressure is to high however I however oil breather is pretty much a new genuine part Oil is Castrol...
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Anyone know if I can still get the rear filler tube for the washer tank in the boot from BMW? Or do I need to repair my existing one?? BMW part number is 61671392327 Part 14 on this diagram
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey! Long time no post and this time it's just to check whether this is normal: At the start and end of the video the normal idling sound can be heard. As I just replaced 3 of the injectors, I'd like to know if anything sounds "off" about the engine. Also, is it normal for the engine to click...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I am planning to buy a 318i convertible e36. The car body work look great but the engine (not very high milage) shows massive oil leak coming from the valve gasket and oil filler cap. I wondering if it is a problem of pressure due to the CCV valve or is more serious and can be related to...
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