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  1. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I was rewiring my pop up headlights. After job done I tested if they work. I noticed that middle bulb never works. It is in there though and bulb is working. But its function is unknown to me it isn’t fog light and neither high beam. I have USA model. Thanks
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys this may be a stupid question but hear me out.. I have a 1999 e46, when i bought it it had a crappy 3rd party head unit in there which isnt working any more. The thing is i dont listen to the radio anyway. I only use my phone for satnav and music. So if i get hold of a newer BM54 unit...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    First time poster (so please go easy on me!!) I have a 330e (67 plate) and have noticed recently that the TV is only showing a few channels on both the channel selector and T.V guide. I performed a retune and it told me that it 'found' 67 channels, but it's still only showing the same 5...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    In the last week my alternator failed while I was out driving. After calling out the RAC who got me going again I noticed that my radio display had gone back to what seems to be the 1980s with an old teletext kind of display and also have now sat nav function does anybody know how to get it back...
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    So this has been driving me up the wall... I have a single Aux input with a charge point (not USB). My options on the Entertainment screen are FM, AM & CD but no Aux or TV selections show up? If I plug an Aux cable to my iPhone 7, nothing happens. Am I just being dense or is there something...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    SEARCH IN THE CURRENT AND SHOW ME IndexBimmerforums UK - General TechnicalAuto Electrical Forum Davie1601 online Glasgow 27 minutes ago*· Good afternoon everyone. I have a 2004 E46 320d that doesn't have the MFL buttons on the steering wheel. I want to fit the buttons but wanted to know...
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    Good afternoon everyone. I have a 2004 E46 320d that doesn't have the MFL buttons on the steering wheel. I want to fit the buttons but wanted to know is it plug and play or do I need to code the car after fitment or do I need any additional parts? I believe there is a loom that is req if I want...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi as title When I use the max air con button it works but automatically turns off after a few seconds. It has only just started doing this It was working fine. Any ideas of the problem please. Thanks John
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Re starter motor delay fault post.....I am trying to understand function of the two small wires that go to the two small terminals on the solenoid. In order to understand a delay in starter motor function that appears to be linked to the heater plug relay. I connected a 12v direct to the small...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys new here, so the other day I was using my car as normal then I parked up for the night and didn't use the car until the next day in the evening. Well due to temperatures getting sub-zero at night my pillar less Windows froze over. I'm used to this as it's happened a few times but with...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys new here, so the other day I was using my car as normal then I parked up for the night and didn't use the car until the next day in the evening. Well due to temperatures getting sub-zero at night my pillar less Windows froze over. I'm used to this as it's happened a few times but with...
  12. TMS Motorsport
    Hi All, We have been working on a great new search function, so now it is even easier to find what you need. https://www.tmsmotorsport.co.uk/New_Parts https://www.tmsmotorsport.co.uk/New_Parts
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear all, I once read something along the lines of if you keep the key in position 2 for 20 seconds it resets some engine settings and apparently learned driving behaviour is lost can anyone clarify if this is true or not?
  14. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Guys Im net=w to the forum only bought a 2007 335i manual Yesterday :) Played with it a bit but the are couple of annoying things that i was wondering if can be changed. I paired my phone via blue tooth but under entertainment menu (i have sat nav built in) i have no option for music...
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    2 questions Firstly for some reason now when I put my gear box in reverse the passenger side wing mirror has stopped tilting to show me the curb? have I turned this function off? or is this a common electrical fault? Secondly I use an iPod which is plugged in through the usb under the arm...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I have some real problem for me (it happened to me when I've purchased the BMW). I got multi function wheeling steer. The horn works, the airbag too (I guess so, because it doesn't light up on the dashboard). But the buttons don't work. I've visited many local mechanics, and...
  17. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, When using the search function i can't find anywhere to select search only in "bmw 8 series forum" is this normal? I want to fit the non airbag M Tech 2 steering wheel in my 99 air bagged 840. Has anyone else done it or seen a write up on it? Thanks
  18. General BMW Discussions
    New to BMW stop Start function, have noticed that when I brake to a stop and the function cuts the engine, as soon as I apply electronic handbrake the engine then immediately starts up. Is this normal? My X1 is 2.0 D, with auto gear box. I am not releasing the foot brake till the handbrake is...
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I have a 2005 e90. It's says that it came with leather and Bluetooth options but I can't get the telephone function to work. I have a single cd professional audio head unit, no cd changer in boot. But there is a silver rectangular box in the floor of the boot called a "mulf"?. When I go...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All First posting outside of the introductions zone and a bit of a plea for help. O/S passenger window goes down in stages and front panel give the error message listed above. Apparently this is a fairly common issue with the E60 and there seems to be a fair amount of information regarding...
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