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  1. do you leave your car running when filling at a petrol station?

    BFuk Open Topic
    do you leave your car running when filling at a petrol station? do you leave it running with the key in the ignition and then pay for it leaving the car runningalll by itself?
  2. Washer Bottle filling, not

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    I am having a problem filling the washer bottle on my car, 2016 420D M sport. I have not filled the bottle for about 3 months and although no low level warning when I tried to fill the bottle the neck (inlet to filler tube) of the filler fills but the fluid doesn't drain down the neck into the...
  3. 2003 318i filling the street with smoke.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all just got this 318i and it smokes a little on idle but when it is used it fills the street with smoke. The car runs fine though. It is oil burning smoke as you can smell it. After about 3 miles it stop's smoking. The bloke I got it from said valve stem seals were done. Apart from ccv...
  4. Newbie with e36 filling with water!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I picked up my e36 last week and it's letting in rain, pretty much fills the cavity under the rear seats! I think the hood storage compartment is where it's coming from, it fills up down the sides where the mechanism is! I think the drain plugs were blocked there and it's getting into...
  5. E31 850i washer bottle not filling

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, new on here and am hoping someone can help me with my washer fault. I am aware that the washer system on these 8's is a little more complex than necessary. Basically the washer bottle in the engine bay is not filling from the tank in the boot. The pump in the boot works fine when...
  6. 1994 e36 318is misfire after filling the tank

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, i have noticed that after filling the tank, my car have some problems, the idle change, and sometimes misfire after a long idle period, like when i'm stuck in traffic. the problems go away after one or two days when the fuel goes down. it's weird. Have anyone experienced something...
  7. 2002 325i e46 touring number 6 cylinder filling with petrol runs lumpy

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi there i wonder if any one can help me i have recently just bought a bmw touring 325i 2002 i have had it a whole 3 weeks ,its been great pleasure to own until last night it just cut out on me i tried to start it which it did start but was running like it had a coil lead off and there was a...
  8. 2002 X5 Diesel, fuel leak after filling the tank

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, new X5 owner here:=) Picked up my X5 yesterday and put in about £30 of diesel which took the gauge to half way and all was going well. Today though I filled the tank to the brim and after recovering from the cost noticed the smell of diesel. At first I though I'd got some on my shoes...
  9. E60 530d Rear Passenger Door Filling with Water

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    The rear passenger door fills with water every time it rains, I have completely removed the drain plug, yet it still collects about 4 pints of water each time and I have to spend 10 minutes shaking the door open and close to get rid of the water...other posts I have read have issue with the...
  10. radiator needs filling every 2 days and heater is only blowing extremely hot air

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    E46 320D radiator needs filling every 2 days and heater is only blowing extremely hot air i have recently had a new turbo fitted on my 2001 320d but since then i have had a few problems. the car is now drinking water like theres no tomorrow the radiator is needing to be filled every 30 to 40...
  11. E36 316 saloon fuel sensor when filling up?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, My tank was about to hit the red zone so thought it would be a good time to fill up as I was passing a petrol station. Now when I started to fill from the pump, I got the click to say my tank was full! I jiggled it about and carried on and the same happened about 5 times. I left it at...
  12. 1998 E36 323i 'vert - header tank filling question

    General BMW Discussions
    on the side of the clear plastic header tank on the side of the rad its got a level which says cold. i topped it u last night while bleeding it and it was almost at the to but this morning it was level with the cold line, is that right and am i filling the tank u too much? also seems to be...
  13. Filling up coolant 330i

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Sorry this will sound stupid. I've done quite a lot of reading but there's one part I dont understand about the filling up of the coolant system, and it's effecting me. If filling from the expansion tank with the top hose's bleed screw open, surely you will get above the point which takes the...
  14. E31 M60/M62 Coolant Draining - Flushing - Filling And Bleeding. Just what you need this time of year!

    Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    E31 M60/M62 Cooling System - Flushing - Filling - Bleeding - Venting This routine shows the easy way to drain, flush, re-fill and vent the cooling system including the heater core My new (to me) 840ci had an unknown quantity of anti-freeze in the cooling system, and that, combined with the...
  15. 2003 E46 330D - Leaning after filling up!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Always thought my car looked a bit wonky from the back, but didn't really bother me. Filled her up completely today for the first time since I've owned it and my god its worse!! I'm guessing the time has come to replace my shocks and springs?? Car has done 118k, so guessing they have just given...
  16. 1999 e36 318ti clutch fluid filling capacity

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i'm getting my clutch fluid changed How much fluid do i need? i think its just under 2 litres but not sure - could do with an answer before midnight if poss cos opie oils free delivery offer ends midnight tonight.... thanks in advance :)
  17. 200? E60 530d - m sport Fuel filling problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello All, i have a recent problem in that when i go to fill the car up with diesel, there is a metal flap across the inlet about an inch into the pipe. It looks like some sort of anti fuel theft device or even a anti sloshing device. Any thoughts on how i could solve this, i don't really want...
  18. 2010 E82 118d - fuel economy and filling problems

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    All, We picked up our 10 plate 118d coupe on Saturday. I'm sure everyone here knows the claimed mpg figures of approx 50/60/70 urban/avg/extra urban. I'm equally sure we all know we're not going to see these figures in the real world! However.... I've used the car twice to commute to work now...
  19. 2003 E46 316i - oil leak on filling cap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, does anybody know why i am getting oil spilling out of oil filling cap on my bmw 316i 2003 saloon i even replaced the oil cap for a new one! thanks
  20. 1997 E36 318is M44, my airbox hole needs a filling!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, after posting up on what the part number, or what the original part is called and getting no success... Im just wondering what size pipe i will need to make a cold air feed for my airbox, this is how it currently looks, there is something missing between it and the stupidly long standard...
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