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  1. Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Hi guys, Can someone please let me know how sunroof lifting gate arms can be removed from the trolley I have it completley removed but would like to weld cracks in plastic since price for new ones is :jaw-dropping but I am not sure how to detach and have it separated like this Any...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, Attached is a copy of a thread I have started on the 4 Series forum but I have had little response and since we share the same S55 engine in the M3 and M4 I thought I might post it here also. We have an intermittent waste gate valve sluggish warning on our 2014 F82 with 50k miles on...
  3. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi Guys, We have an intermittent waste gate valve sluggish warning on our 2014 F82 with 50k miles on it. I have Rheingold ISTA and it tells me to check the linkage for stiff movement etc, check the setting of the linkage within a system test, or replace the actuator drive. Any one else had...
  4. E91
    hi all, I have just purchased a dog guard for my E91 model series from ebay and it appears not to fit . From the picture ive enclosed can anyone tell me if this is the correct one for my model of bmw? many thanks the part code for the gate is as per below Boot partitioning grate BMW 320d...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Headlines in the press indicate its over for diesel.... I clearly have been living under a rock, I was not paying attention. Cars that are Euro 5 are gonna be hit. Euro 6 cars are ok for now but their value have seen 40% drops this year. And those driving older cars get virtually paid to...
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My wife finds the tailgate heavy to handle so I looked for a way of automating it. Obviously the cost of a BM retro-fit would be inconceivable even if they would do it. Got the local garage to fit one of these for me. Total cost just under £600. No connection to the product other than a very...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    HI there new to this site I have a e90 335i saloon with 80k on the clock its my pride and joy love it to bits but. I have the horrible waste gate rattle noise I've put up with it for a few months but I've had enough. I have spoken to a few company's now and the best price I have for drive in and...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, E90 320D, 2006. The reverse gear has always needed a bit of force but this morning when lining up a parking bay boy would it not go in! I tried about 9 times and finally it selected reverse, but I also noticed my rear parking sensors were not working? Are the two related and how...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Been having limp mode over boost issue lately, so I did a vacuum test on all my turbo control lines. all actuators are fine, hold vacuums no problem, as do all the lines, the only one that didn't is the controller for the large tube wast gate. when I put a vacuum on it with the electrical...
  10. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Posted in wrong section sorry.
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Would I be right in thinking that an 06/07 335i with full bmw service history would have been picked up by the dealer by now if it had waste gate problems? I'm just worried as I've got a mate that's just been quoted 3 grand to replace both turbos by bmw and don't want to fall in to the same...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello. My waste gates have started to rattle so I am looking at a pair of new turbo's. A couple of local garages have said they will only supply and fit new standard bm one's. Has anyone had experience of refurbished ones. My local main dealer suggested Turbo Dynamics? I was thinking of getting...
  13. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, The initial button on the top half of the rear door doesnt work on my X5 E53 (2003), the interia button does work and so did the remote (until the battery died). Is this soemthing that can be fixed easily? If so any advice on what i need and how to do it? Guyverdan
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys i have read a lot of stuff about the broken cable issue, originally i just had the tailgate window opening, so i replaced that, still the same, i then had the high level brake light fail and poor radio reception, i opened everything up yesterday and found 5 broken cables on the right...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi people. My misses car is a 57 plate 335i convertible. It has the dreaded waste gate rattle. Now with a change in circumstances we have to sell it. Just wondering is there any fix we can get done or is it new turbos?obviously the cheapest option is best!any advice much appreciated
  16. Technical Guides for the E46
    Hi there. Have bought a 2nd hand 320d touring, and over the last week or so I have noticed the rear spoiler looks out of alignment, and on closer inspection the glass portion of the tailgate is not sitting on the rubber seal on the drivers side. The spoiler also is much higher on one side that...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I really do not know where to go with this, but hoping to get some help or guidance here on where to start looking. I purchased the GT about 6 months ago, very pleased with it. Being a complete idiot, I reversed into a lamp post resulting in a small dent in the drivers side corner of the rear...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all, I surf the site quite a bit but don't really post. but im hoping some of you guys could help me out.. I have a GETRAG 420g manual box in an e36, the problem is there seems to be no 'gate' spring action at all..? its just 'flops' side to side at the moment it has a silly short...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has anyone else had the problem of the intermittent operation of the tailgate? Mine is a March 2013 520d and the actuator wont move on occasions. Sometimes it wont open, even though the unlock and rear cover operation work. Sometimes when open it wont close, but if it is left for a little...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Had my car 320d e91 (177) 2008 for for full service about two weeks ago. A few hours later the car went into limp mode due to engine warning (orange). I read out the fault code but now forgot. It had something to do with air pressure differential too great. Anyhow,I drove it back to where it was...
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