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  1. Antifreeze / coolant advice

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all , I'm quite new to driving (only a year ) I've been doing various repairs on my e87 to make sure it's running in tip top condition , recently I checked the antifreeze and it was very low so I've decided I want to completely flush/replace the fluid (because I don't know how old the...
  2. Brake fluid leak 2004 318ci

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    2004 318ci 2ltr So ill keep this simple hopefully.. I have brake fluid leaking from half way down underneath my car.. Has anyone ever changed the brake lines before. Is it a big annoying job or is there an easier option..thanks for your help guys Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. 2007 E65 facelift 7 series suspension fluid leak

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all just a bit of info to give and hopefully get some info back too.. recently I got a orange warning dash light for STEERING in the right clock and in centre warning got a RED picture of car at an angle And IDrive said leaking fluid. so I checked the steering fluid and was empty, so I went...
  4. E36 323i convertible 1999 where to refill transmission fluid

    Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    Just bought a project nice e36 323i convertible got it In the air . Than found oil all over the transmission pan . Has a life time green plastic plug on the bottom of the auto box pad a drain plug at one end . Bought a Mann filter and gasket kit drained the auto box as black as old engine oil...
  5. E63 washer fluid leak

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    After a year’s trouble free motoring my washer system has sprung a leak. Has anyone had similar and found quick fix or is it trip to garage? The resevoir now holds no more than 2 litres any more flows out underneath it. It doesn’t fill enough to operate the headlamp washers, so that pipe might...
  6. Quote please - MTF LT-2 transmission fluid

    Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Hello, Can you please provide a quote for the following: - 83222339219 (Oil for manual transmission MTF LT-2, 1L) x 2 (I need 2 litres in total). Vehicle details: - Registration: HT04KYF - 3' E46 BMW 318Ci, Manual - Production date: May 2004 - Engine: N46 - Type Code: BY72 Thank you. Sol
  7. E87 116i 2.0 petrol 2009 with average brake fluid light and limp mode

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 1 series is causing me issues. It started after a decent 40 min motorway drive when turning into a car park, the amber brake fluid light(according to hand book its drive off assistant failure) and limp mode lights came on. I had the faults read by rac who said it was a nox sensor issue. The...
  8. X1 E86 manual transmission fluid change

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, Could someone enlighten me on how the transmission fluid is changed on an E86 xdrive manual X1 and how much fluid is needed? Thanks in advance. Deee-blue
  9. E60 brake fluid steel pipe leak

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, New to the forum so apologies if this is in the wrong section. Recently bought a 2003 (53 plate) E60 520i (2.2 model) and today one of the brake fluid lines in the engine bay spring a leak. It's one of the steel pipes that carries brake fluid under high pressure, they all plug into a...
  10. Brake fluid leak

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I was wondering if any of you guys out there have any advice , yesterday I was jacking up the rear of the car to do some maintenance work and afterwards I developed a brake fluid leak just by the rear jack point passenger side on my 530d 2004 model, I can feel the pipe is very corroded...
  11. E63 650i 2007 oil fluid service sdvise

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi My car is due for engine oil and brake fluid services. I will be getting the castrol edge 0w30 as per @Timm recommendation, is opieoils the best place to get them together with the filter? Which dot brake fluid shall I get and what brand is recommended? Thanks
  12. E64 3.0 train fluid change and other maintenance

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all new to the site but had a read through a few posts. Ive recently bought a low mileage 67k e64 630i the car is in excellent condition the previous owner (who I know very well) hardly drove the car and when he did he never went above 3000rpm. I’m working through a few jobs service done, oil...
  13. Power steering fluid mixing with brake fluid inside brake tank??

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys, We were doing some work on my 840 m60 and we try to bleed brakes today. We realize that there is power steering fluid mixing with brake fluid inside brake tank. Anyone knows the reason? Is there maybe something wrong with brake master cylinder? Also what is the correct procedure to...
  14. Checking transmission fluid level

    General BMW Discussions
    How do I check my transmission fluid level on my e91 320d? I am beyond puzzled where this atf smell is coming from! Been since I had my box serviced, everything the car warms up I get the stink of atf through the vents and more noticeably under the bonnet, mainly in the near side of the engine...
  15. Checking transmission fluid level

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    How do I check my transmission fluid level on my e91 320d? I am beyond puzzled where this atf smell is coming from! Been since I had my box serviced, everything the car warms up I get the stink of atf through the vents and more noticeably under the bonnet, mainly in the near side of the engine...
  16. Worth changing gearbox fluid.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    2004 730d I'm doing some maintenance on the car after picking it up recently. Is it worth getting the automatic gearbox fluid changed? The cars on 160000m and doesn't seem to have any gearbox issues. I don't know the cars history so unsure if it's ever been changed. Sent from my SM-G935F using...
  17. F30 Washer fluid fill blockage?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there Looking for some advice, I have a 2012 F30 and for some reason I am unable to fill up the washer fluid reservoir, basically it appears like its blocked. Has anyone else come across this ?. I am hoping the resolution is not to remove the washer reservoir as gaining access to it seems...
  18. Which Power Steering fluid

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys The had a E46 Coupe 323Ci (2.5 petrol) Auto. The ex wife loved it, so i gave it to her. She is getting the usual whining noise when turning the steering. To me this says Power Steering fluid is low. I presume this hasn't been topped up since i last topped it up over 5 years ago. 1. So...
  19. Bmw e60 520d power steering fluid

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Would you be able to tell me exactly which type of power steering fluid my car takes and the colour it should be? I don't know how to find out if the car has active steering, dynamic or any other type of steering. I know for a fact it is power steering. The car model is: bmw 520d 2005 e60 saloon...
  20. 1996 E31 840ci PAS fluid swap causing leak??

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    As noted a few weeks back,i have gradually changed over my incorrect red fluid for the green CHF stuff. However i think ive got a leak.My garage floor is tiled so its hard to be 100% on the colour,but murky green seems about right. Its just a small patch and seems to be around the area of the...
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