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  1. BMW E60 525d glowplugs

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, Although I have no troubles starting, I have a glow plug, 1,2,3 & 6 fault on my reader. Is there a way of testing the controller before I go ahead a change the plugs un necessarily? The car has done 116k, having a read through I see glow plugs are part of the DPF process so can only...
  2. E91 - M Sport - Not running after glowplugs changed

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, Wonder if someone has come through this issue before. I have this E91 320d and wanted to change the glowplugs (looks like they never been done). So I started but taking off all the plugs and disconnecting the wiring loom on top of them (thanks BMW). I get to the glowplugs, blew the...
  3. E91 - M Sport - Not running after glowplugs changed

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi guys, Wonder if someone has come through this issue before. I have this E91 320d and wanted to change the glowplugs (looks like they never been done). So I started but taking off all the plugs and disconnecting the wiring loom on top of them (thanks BMW). I get to the glowplugs, blew the...
  4. X3 Diesel E38 Wont cold start, replaced glowplugs and controller

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All I have a 2005 E38 X3 Diesel, the vehicle has an intimitant issue, it won't always cold start. The glowplugs and controller have both been replaced. Then happened again this morning. Any suggestions???
  5. E46 320d glowplugs

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Error code shows only two glowplugs working but car starts OK. I would like to fit two new plugs but am discouraged by tales of plugs breaking off with all the trouble that can cause. My question is, if the plug does break, can I just screw the top section back in and as it didnt work before...
  6. Fitting Glowplugs to grease or not to grease the threads?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I'm planning on changing my glowplugs and control unit on my e46 320d 03 this weekend and I have question. Should you use grease on the threads. I have Beru ones from BMW and its web site say 'Grease the threads and shaft'. Some say not to use anything especially not copper grease. So what...
  7. bmw 320d e46 2004 MAJOR FAULTS

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    HI there Had my car have what i think is diagnostics, my mechanic pluged in the machine to the port thats in the driver side footwell. came up with i think 13 faults :jaw-dropping all 4 glowplugs all 4 injectors rail something or other map sensor 2 others i cant remember anyway cleared...
  8. 2005 M47TU 2.0d - Problems cold starting, clicking, ECU, glowplugs

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I've got a thread on the X3 technical pages but since it's the same engine as the E46 2.d (I think) I was hoping some of you might be able to take a look...
  9. 2005 E83 2.0d - Problem cold starting, poor fuel consumption, glowplugs, glowplug controller, clicking !

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    2005 E83 2.0d - Problem cold starting, poor fuel consumption, glowplugs, glowplug controller, clicking - FIXED ! I've been trying to solve a problem with the mrs. X3 and it's driving me mad. The main problem is that it is very difficult to start in cold weather. If it does finally start it runs...
  10. 06' e90 320d msport - glowplugs

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys Has anyone ever chnaged there glowplugs, and if so, at what mileage did they change there glowplugs.. As my vehicle has done 82000 and was thinking of changing my glowplugs. Is it easy to change glowplugs, or does it have to be done by a specialist. Jag
  11. 1994 E34 525tds wont start- glowplugs?

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I thought i would try car out on cold night last night- it wouldnt start! I tried turning on,plug light out, on again, glow plug light out- just to try heating them further. No luck but almost went. So what happens to them- do the tips burn away or do the coils just break? Its done 160000 with...
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