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  1. New head light , frm or something else needed ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi also posted this on the electrical forum . Please can someone help with this :Got drl and vertical aim fault . Have replaced the module via the wheel arch still fault remains . Halo rings don’t light . The module works in the other light so it’s working . Fault code I got is 800fc8 Lin bus...
  2. Cylinder head bolts

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a 318ci e46 2006, have stripped the engine and now about to rebuild. I have an eager young son of 10 helping and thought it would be a good idea to take the old bolts which I had in order and clean them, so I am now confused as to the replacement of them. I am happy where the 6 M10 long...
  3. 318i cylinder head screw plug

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so i'm about to start a little project to change the valve stem seals on the N42. i'm putting together a list to get all the other gaskets replaced along the way. saw this little plug (#7) 11128648649 https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=AY79-PHL-10-2001-E46-BMW-318i&diagId=11_3177 and...
  4. Android Head Unit

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, hope I am in the right place. I have a 2012 F25 X3 and am thinking of getting a android head unit installed. Can anyone recommend a Garage/BMW specialist in Devon preferably around Exeter willing to travel up to an hour if needs be.
  5. E63 645 head ache

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    hello guys got a few issues hope someone can shed some light on this pain in the arus firstly i have trolled through all treads and cant find answer so here goes 1 rear speakers stopped working i have taken amp out and checked it seems to be ok no signs of water damage but cleaned it out...
  6. N52 b30 cylinder head req. Asap!

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    As per the subject, needed urgently!
  7. Tightening issue on E46 320D M47 new head bolts

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi. I renewed both my timing chains, installed new head gasket. When started with the tightening sequence of the head bolts, I tightened it in sequence of 1 to 10..starting from the middle working outwards. But what I did was tightening all of them little by little..until all of them were...
  8. Head gasket fucked?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Basically for whatever reason I need to keep topping up the coolant and sometimes I have oil leaks. Its the N42 engine so not a standard 6pot. I think the oil leak is the sump gasket so shouldn't be necessary to fix now. I also had the oil filter housing gasket leak but changed that easy...
  9. bmw e36 head gasket problems

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    Hello all I'm new here I've just bought an e36 convertible she's been well until early on today she started spitting water out the exhaust made a small puddle under the exit of the exhaust an splatters a couple of feet back I do have a video of this it isn't overheating no coolant an oil mix etc...
  10. 2003 N42 316 - Cylinder Head Rear Cover Plate....What does it do?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi knowledgeable peeps.... On the rear of the CH is a black plastic cover plate, I know it seals part of the cooling system, but there are two seals....is one the cooling channel and the other an oil gallery, or are they both part of the cooling system? I ask as I am getting oil in the coolant...
  11. 2003 e46 320d - Advice for Cylinder Head Cover Gasket change

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, We need to change Cylinder Head Cover Gasket because of oil leak. It is 2003 e46 320d In case we have problem with the removal of injectors, what is the best way to remove them without buying some expensive tools. Do we need to bleed air out from the injectors' fuel pipe connection, or...
  12. 2004 E46 330ci - Potential condensation issue, hopefully not head gasket..advice needed please.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I think I’m having a condensation-based issue with my E46 330ci. I’m noticing a cream sludge build up on the oil filler cap, which has recently spread to a very small build up on the dipstick too. (alarm bells ringing..) During the week I commute 4.5 miles to work, so although the coolant...
  13. Injector socket head removal tool?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=14qHCtzYqJ1RLyd1wWvpDwyLJGKux96MF where to find this special 29 mm socket? crow foot sockets are going to 28mm and then skip 29 and start from 30mm conspiracy i call
  14. Active head restraints, when did they bring them in and do all cars have them?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, as my title says, when did they introduce them, and are they standard on all cars? I have an LCI E92 320i and want to upgrade to Msport seats, so need to know what age of seats I need. Thanks in advance.
  15. 318i head gasket failure

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Update on my 1998 318i saloon. Used a kit to check if head gasket had failed - yes it has gone Changed the thermostat. Put some steel seal into the coolant and its holding coolant OK so far. Reason I did this was the engine is running very well and did not want to disturb it. I am monitoring...
  16. N47 Head Gasket Failure / Cracked Block

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all, A couple of weeks ago I (drunk on ebay) bought a 2008 320d with apparent head gasket failure. Went to have a look at the car and it was pressurising the coolant but otherwise fine so took it home. As the EGR cooler could feasibly create the same symptoms (and is a common failure)...
  17. Xtrons head unit E46 Help

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all i am looking to install a Xtrons head unit in my E46 Convertible reason why i chose this model is because it looks OEM and dont have to cut any wires or sacrifice my ac controls. Just to test things out before purchasing i took out my climate control panel and tried to fit it directly...
  18. Xtrons Head Unit For E46

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello all i am looking to install a Xtrons head unit in my E46 Convertible reason why i chose this model is because it looks OEM and dont have to cut any wires or sacrifice my ac controls. Just to test things out before purchasing i took out my climate control panel and tried to fit it directly...
  19. Urgent Help. Head gasket?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi We have just sold our lovely BMW 7 Series to buy a 2006 E61 520d estate to accomadate our dogs and have ended up buying a problem. we travelled from Leicester to Birmingham to buy this 5 series and on the way home after about 10 miles the following warning came on 'Engine too hot. drive...
  20. head light bulb.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, can you give us hand please. E61 touring, 2009 (09) 530d. are the front head light bulbs xenon. d2s, or will they veary from normal halogen.? i had my dash tell me i got a dip light gone, & im persuming that there xenon due to the year of car. thanks all, hope this not a silly...
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