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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, The mouldin trim lines that go down the side of he car which came off during a carwash wont fit back in properly, I bought more clips on ebay like these...
  2. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi all New to forum - first BMW for a few years. 2012 730d M Sport 120k on the clock. I always do as much of my own maintenence where practical. No record of coolant change and as heat exchangers have been my business for last 40 odd years, thought I would drain system, run a coolant flush...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I had a relative work on my car this weekend. A lot of work was done, and the Coolant ended up being drained and replaced as Coolant hoses had to be removed. What is now mostly in the Cooling System is GM Dexcool Longlife, and Triple QX Red. Both Longlife, red 5 year antifreeze. I...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    A friend of mine does autobox oil flushes using a Fortron gearbox flushing rig (Latest Mk2 version) on Land Rovers, but will do my 530D if I can find out where to plug the two adapters that come with the machine into the box. I'm sure that we can find out if we pulled the car apart - but I'd...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just done a full coolant flush and after about 50 miles I have noticed that where the hose from the top right radiator connects to the other hose there is a very slight drip when the car gets warm. Have I just wasted time and money on BMW coolant or is there a way to replace the hose without...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone I'm planning to replace the coolant and I bought some from euro car parts and it's pink, from what I read online and have in my car it's green/blue bmw coolant. Can i use the pink one or should i just buy the bmw original one? And also bought a wynns coolant flush , has anybody...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys Just wanted to know how often you should do a brake fluid service whereby you actually flush the oil fluid fully through the brake callipers? The brake fluid service light is on (red) which means I need to do this right? I believe it was last done 3 years / 12k miles ago. Also roughly...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Im doing a big overhaul on my e90 330d details etc on the e90 forum under e90 330d overhaul any ways wat do people think should i flush all the badges or keep them standered
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey all Water pump don't seem to be coming on. It wad working before. Iv followed the Ignition off Foot on accerator Key in ignition on turn heat up to max blower low then release accelerator after 10 seconds Step before this the bleed screw. Anyone know how I can get the pump to come.on or...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all Was going to do a coolant flush today and was wondering what is the recommended coolant for the car and how much will I need. What is the coolant mix? 50/50 etc 2001 BMW 330ci E46
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys Looking at the service records my brake fluid was last changed almost 3 years year so little overdue :frown Decided to invest in the tool and do the job myself after hearing some mechanic just suck out the reservoir fluid and refill. I have seen this tool on ebay 1 man pressure...
  12. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi all Next up I'm replacing all my fuel lines as I have a few wee leaks, While I'm at it I'm pondering flushing the fuel tank and having the injectors cleaned and service kit applied to them. My reason being that since 2010 the car has sat around maybe 50 miles or so in 5 years Is it even...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I'm in the process of changing the WP, Thermo, ET, Radiator and top and bottom radiator hose. I'm trying to drain the coolant from the engine but can't get the damn bolt off, it's in a really tight spot and any combination of tools I have tried just does not work. I'm trying to get...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    while im happy with the my 330 as it stands i know nothing of its previous history apart from old service receipts and as the engine is now on 130k and soon up for my first oil change i was going to flush it at the same time. Being new to bm's is putting an engine flush through them frowned upon...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I just ordered the BG-44K for my 2005 E60 523i. Heard so much about it, want to know if it will help clean up my 9 year old bimmer combustion intake system. I am also going to get the oil changed with a Wynn's engine flush, then followed by replacement with full synthetic oil and filter...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
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  17. General BMW Discussions
    Just wondered... I know BMW say there automatic transmission fluid is lifetime good but surely no oil lasts a lifetime, especially when cars these days can go well over 200k So I wondered do any of you auto BMW owners have your auto transmission fluid changed when you reach a milestone, say...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Is it worth using engine flush, if so which one is the best for petrol engines.. I have been told not to use in in BMWs as it will damage the engine is this true?
  19. General BMW Discussions
    Hello I have a series 320 i se, 2006, on the idrive its suggesting i need an oil change, so i have it booked at a local garage. He suggested having an oil flush to clear out all the gunk and then put new oil in. My question is that is this neccessary considering the car has been serviced on...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys doing a diy coolant flush tomo, i got 4.5l bmw antifreeze, i also got 5l de-ionised water but does it need to be distilled and not di? From what i can see through searches de-ionised is not good for the coolant system? But i could not find distilled water in supermarket or halfrauds...
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