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  1. Bmw e63 active headrest restraint airbag fault found

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I’ve had the dreaded restraint airbag fault... reset code and it came back, sometimes a day later sort of thing... very Annoying, found the fault code was ZK18 / headrest driver 0093F9. Following advice found, I removed the back of the seat to find broken wires, images attached...
  2. 2017 440i Rear Door Window found open

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Several times I've returned to the locked car to find that a rear door window is fully open. Is it me, accidentally hitting the 'open' button on the drivers door as I climb out? So far I've been lucky with the snow and rain - the window has only been open on dry days/nights! The windows...
  3. Car stolen, damaged and then found

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, Cutting introductions and a very long story short I had my 2015 BMW 330D stolen last Monday night at around 9pm, it was took from the driveway whilst I was inside. After calling the police and sharing on facebook someone finally spotted the vehicle 10 hours later in a close by...
  4. Sensor found

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I recently had a tyre replaced on front ns, and got handed a sensor of some sort, they said it was a brake sensor, but it’s not I have a 2002 E46 Tourer , I’ve looked on line and cannot find anything that looks like it, it was rectangular in shape, about 1.5 inches long, with 1 broken...
  5. Z3 Seat belt guides are broken but I have found a way to repair them

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I have just got myself a 1999 Z3 2.8, what a success!! And my first post! Both the seat belt guides are broken but I have found a way to repair them. 1st Take a pieces of a car radio bracket and cut so the cuts go inwards. The inward cut will locate on original belt guide bolts. 2nd Sculpt the...
  6. Problems found and Fixed

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All Don't know if this will help anyone but I had a few problems with my 2005 525d M Sport E61 and been able to resolve some of them so I though I would post here what I have found so far in case it might help others. So had a number of problems with Low MPG power not being so great when...
  7. Stethoscope may have found the ticking noise :-)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Bought a stethoscope as suggested by Edber (thanks bud). Got to say, probably best £10 ive spent. For a little joke, first test i did was touching my chest with the rod to see if i could hear my heart lol then did the pulse on my wrist... couldn't hear anything. The clarity of noise...
  8. Hopefully found the cause of my noisy diff

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Had a loud noise on deceleration using engine braking and spotted I had an oil leak coming from the input pinion on the diff. On closer inspection I found the previous owner had removed the diff to fill it completely with oil to hide the noisy diff to sell it on. This caused the oil seal to leak...
  9. 2002 E46 325ti *UPDATE* found source of lumpy idle/misfire

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all,Got in car to come home from work today and started with a lumpy tick over, then on way home the engine light came on (1st time in six years). Plugged the Carly in and it came up with three engine faults, two of them were related to the Lamda sensors, forget exactly what, and one was the...
  10. E93 2012 320d Finally found what I've been looking for!

    Hi all! It took a while but finally found the beema I wanted... Silverstone Blue on a set of spanking 19's. M Sport Plus with 60k. So far impressed all the way!  Thought I'd join some like my minded enthusiasts, comments and advice very welcome, particularly regarding remap or chip??? I'd like...
  11. EDIABAS - IFH NOT FOUND when starting INPA - ADS Interface

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    EDIABAS - IFH NOT FOUND when starting INPA - ADS Interface - Need INPA 3? Hi, I am trying to see if my INPA is set up correctly before buying an ADS interface. I have no trouble coding my OBD2 E90 with the same installation. I am running Windows 7 64bit. I have INPA version 5.0.6. I set the...
  12. not sure if of interest but found this on e,bay Z3 COBRA look alike kit

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    nothing to do with me but just surfing e,bay classic cars and came accross these kit things to style a Z3 into a cobra type car thought i would share item number 282346264926...
  13. Bmw Trifecta with no codes found

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, i have a 2003 x5 3.0 petrol and have the dreaded abs trifecta of lights on the dash, Plugged in my ebay special diagnostic tool but only came up with p1619 code (which i'm assuming is a stored code from a previous repaired fault, However there were no codes coming up reffering to...
  14. just found this video of my torqueflow cat back from last year - turn the bass up :-))))

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31 :hihi
  15. inpa not working - Entery point not found?

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    my tablet win10 getting inpa errors, so i buyed cheap laptop installed windows xp and still cant get work inpa. Please help. followed installing instructions and geting this error Entery point not found The procedure entery [email protected] could not be located in the dynamic link libarary...
  16. Found a 320D SE to buy, looking for advice

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all, new member here looking to buy my first BMW. My girlfriend is getting a new job and will need a car so I'm thinking of giving her my old Civic and I'll get something better and more fuel efficient. I got a little less than 2k as a budget so I'm definitely limited to the older models...
  17. Changing turbo, but have found oil residue on entrance of cat

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, what would cause oil to have entered the catalytic convertor?
  18. FOUND ONE! E39 540i in manual flavour

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, Had been looking for one of these for quite a while but now I've finally found one I'm no longer in a position to buy due to a potential move abroad. Thought I'd share it with others who I'm sure will appreciate it's rarity (hen's teeth springs to mind!) Low miles but no mention of...
  19. Any one found a good deal for X6 tyres?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Having just spent £800 on car insurance due to a X6 40D being a group 48! I'm looking for the best deal for tyres, I need 4! The tyres are 285/45R19 and 255/50R19 I would prefer V rated if possible.
  20. Found a guide to auto folding mirrors when locking car but it seems v complicated?!

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    BMW Coding Forum mirrors lock I have the cable, and had a quick look inside NCS Dummy but it all looks very complicated. Don't suppose anyone wants to offer a hand holding guide to coding this feature? I've worked out how to clear my fault codes using INAP so I'm not a complete idiot but as I...