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  1. 05 535d Swirl flap size

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I have just bought a 05 535d that has a few “ issues “ It has no power under 3k revs and some kind of fuel/oil leak onto the exhaust but knew that when I bought it. Basically a garage told the guy that I bought it off that the small turbo was shot without looking at it at all and just...
  2. E70 2007 30D Swirl Flap Blanking

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I'm suffering from weeping oil from the swirl flaps on my M57/TU2 and have been researching blanking them off but there are reports that it makes the DPF work harder, in some reports up to 2 or 3 times more frequent with blanks fitted, is this a genuine side effect of blanking them off...
  3. 320d Touring n47 swirl flap delete

    Bwchiptune Shop
    After taking my car to a few Garages local to me and getting nowhere, I went over to BW chiptune yesterday and saw Dom, it was a couple of hours drive for me. I have to say totally worth it! I had the swirl flaps deleted and an oil leak from the oil filter housing sorted out on my e91 320d...
  4. Swirl flap removal

    General BMW Discussions
    I have a 2004 e61 525d I’m wanting to remove the swirl flap but I’m lead to believe there are 2 different sizes for the blank kit 22mm and 32mm is there any easy way of knowing the size without removing the inlet as I don’t want to keep taking it on and off as knowing my luck something will...
  5. 2006 E87 118 - Mudgard / Flap coming off - adhesive?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Everyone, I've only just found my way here so let me know if this is in the wrong place etc. I have a 2006 BMW 118 5 door which is starting starting to show its age in a few ways. The rear mud guard / flap has started to detach from the bodywork. I've had a look around and it looks as...
  6. Air Flap Control

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Car is a 2010 E91 LCI 320d. Trying to find where the active radiator flap, upper, gets its signal from. Looking at TIS it would seem that the signal is via the LIN bus from the DDE. Does anyone know where the LIN bus is taped into for the active flaps? From research earlier models, <Aug...
  7. E46 320d swirl flap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Need a bit of advice,if it’s even possible,but I believe i have a swirl flap jammed in the inlet port possibly under a valve.went to change them yesterday(new car)and removed inlet manifold and counted 1 2 4 where’s 3!!!!!as car is running,pulling fine.rough on start up momentarily but put...
  8. 2006 E46 320cd M Sport Swirl Flap Problem

    I was driving through Dewsbury around a month ago, and my car came to an unexpected halt, with a mild rattling noise coming from the had only done 90 thousand miles, and I was expecting another five years of problem free driving. Sadly not...…. I called out the recovery people who...
  9. 330cd 04 egr& swirl flap

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys just done the EGR&S FLAPS it seems the car is running worse then standard. Any of u had this situation?? And should I now DYNO and MAPPED please.. Thank you
  10. Swirl flap replacement

    General BMW Discussions
    Has anyone suffered with a lack of power after having the swirl flaps replaced on a 2.0 diesel? I was thinking of doing mine but a ‘bmw specialist’ told me my engine, m47 I believe has the better more reliable swirl flaps installed? And that he’s had customers complain of a big power loss after...
  11. 04 330CI - Exhaust Flap Valve on Replacement Exhaust

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, My Exhaust back box is completely rusted, and in need of replacement. I have discovered I have the Golf Tee Mod from one of the previous owners (screw in the Vacuum hose). However, there is no exhaust flap valve on the exhaust. My guess is, this must be the 2nd exhaust installed. Has...
  12. E90 N47 noise coming from swirl flap actuator - limp mode

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, having a problem with my 2009 E90 Lci 320d Msport N47 engine mileage 150,000 miles So last week I noticed after I start engine first thing in the morning and start to drive it after about a minute or so the car will go into limp mode won’t rev past 1500rpm, this will last for a minute...
  13. M140i Exhaust Flap Rattle Update

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Well, I bought my M140 in August of 2016 and was almost immediately afflicted by the dreaded exhaust flap rattle h t t p s:// I took it to my dealer in Boston who were less than helpful, denied there was an issue and suggested that all M cars "do...
  14. CARLY BMW - Swirl flap adaption reset

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All. I have a 2010 E91 330D Msport. I have a problem where on a cold start the engine is rough at idle. If i give the engine some revs for a few seconds the idle is smooth. The problem goes away till after leaving the car for around 6 hours. So far I have changed the glow plugs and glow...
  15. Bmw x3 e83 sd 35d dpf egr flap detete ecu remap

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi there, Just looking for some advice, I bought a 2008 accident damaged and non running X3 e83 35D, the symptom was no power, no stable engine temperature control, 2 very distinctive loud turbo whails and a host of blocked DPF error codes. Remove the exhaust, and the 2 DPF’s looked...
  16. 330 exhaust flap mod

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Probably pointless to some but has anyone capped the vac pipe from the engine bay instead of exhaust, I can't see why you'd want a vacuum running all the way to backbox then returning.
  17. swirl flap blanks

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Morning gentlemen and ladies , advise needed if anyone has a answer I've removed the swirl flaps from my 1 series 120 diesel 2007 as when I inspected them they were in a bad way , my question is do I need to fit blanks as the swirl flaps were not screwed in place and all the blanks I've seen...
  18. Bmw e92 330d swirl flap motor?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Has anyone ever had to replace a swirl flap motor on bmw e92 330d I am getting fault code 4E1E swirl flap position sensor signal faulty?? Anyone ever had this problem
  19. BMW e92 330d Swirl flap actuator???

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Anyone ever had problems with their swirl flap actuator.??
  20. Bmw e92 330d swirl flap blank

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Anyone on here ever blanked swirl flaps on their e92 330d n57 engine. I am needing to renew glow plugs so was just gona do swirl flaps at same time as I have a fault code relating to them. Any advice would be much appreciated thanks martin