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  1. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hello all I have recently taken my BMW M4 into bmw for a break fluid service. I got a call from them saying that they’re having problems taking off bolts in the break callipers todo the oil change as they have been over tightened and they could break them if they continue to try which would...
  2. E46
    Hello! First post on here, I’m afraid I am not the most mechanic minded and I find there is so much information on google that it’s hard to decipher down to your vehicle. I own a 330ci E46 2002 sport in orient blue and I need a newOSF arch as mine is shagged. Does anyone know if for instance...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am new here, please be kind. Car: BMW 318i / 38,000 Miles / Petrol Around 2 weeks ago - Driving around 30 miles an hour in the city my car threw a "Drivetrain malfunction, Continue journey at moderate speed. Full performance not available. Have problem checked by Service." A day or 2...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    hi does anyone know if i can put 320i injectors into a 318i e90 thanks
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Recently just purchased a e90 320i 2007 and seem to be having an issue. the car is fine but when I do a drive for about an hour I get the engine light come up and it goes into limp mode once I turn the car off then back on within a minute. the codes I’m getting is (Cheap Amazon OBD...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, I am a young driver (22 years old) and I am looking to purchase my first BMW. I am looking for a convertible E46 or E93 as these are the models I grew up dreaming of owning. I am looking for advice on what engines are most reliable and possibly cheapest to insure for a young driver...
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    Where do I start. Easier to list issues: Driver door will only open with physical key, although it will lock with the fob and internal button. Passenger door will not open full stop, not even from inside pulling handle, door poppers stays down. Rear doors stay unlocked no matter what so can...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone let me start off by saying we have all seen the many people saying about the car being lower on the drivers side in the UK by up to 10mm however what if your car is sitting lower on the drivers side by more than 10MM? The car is a 318CI SE 2005 cabri After checking the: Shocks...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone I would really appreciate any help So about 3 months ago my 320d died as I was driving through some traffic. I get it towed home open it up and find out the timing chain upper guide rail broke and caused mayham on my number 4 piston and cylinder head. Valves were bent, and one...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all Hope all is well and your keeping safe !!!! So I have checked my shuttle drains today under the brake servo and ecu..... they were blocked and water had been building up so managed to prevent major issues !!! My question is , are there any scuttle drains out the back (trunk area) of...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I’ve recently bought a 320d 2005 e46 and the dreaded check engine light has come on. We get an air flow error when scanning with my mates solus. I’ve deleted the egr and blanked the swirls, I’ve also bought a new maf as the old was faulty however I’m still getting this error. We’ve even...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys hope all is well Have recently been told by my indie that there is water build up by my servo (2006 525). Can the drain be pulled out via the wheel arch by any chance ? , any help would be appreciated. Have heard they are useless and keep getting blocked so I'm better off totally...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, My BMW 116i 2007 decided to give up on me the other day and the RAC had to pay a visit. The car is currently sat at a garage ( over a week ) and nothing has been done. The chap from RAC ran a quick scan and these are the results... The engine does tick over and did start once or...
  14. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    Hello, if anyone can help me i need 2 rear alloys 19x9 i think they are 313m alloys, mine are cracked badly so anyone know of any going with no cracks and in good condution please let me know, thanks guys.
  15. BMW Tuning Forum
    Sorry if this has already been asked but I couldn't see this anywhere. I've recently purchase my first bmw, it's a 2015 facelift 118i and coming from a punto means that I happy with the performance for the time being however I want to change the air filter to maybe a K&N one purely for the...
  16. Introductions
    Hi there, A bit about me.. l'm 20 and I'm still learning to drive so new to all of the terminology on here. I've just bought my first car. A 2006 BMW 520d Msport 2.0 automatic. It's been remapped and has an m5 exhaust system (that I have to get rid of as the insurance was about 16k :0 ), if...
  17. Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    Hi I had my car inspected and received this message n s r front lowerarm bushworn Does anyone know what this is referring to/ where this is. Thanks
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i bought a 318ti only 70k miles on it and it started causing fuel problems when i start the car in mornings starts ok but if i dont rev it it will cut out and wont start for couple hours due to engine not receiving fuel then it would start and drive fine as if nothing happened and when engine...
  19. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    After a 30 min session of "spirited driving" there was a sound and a feel of the gear slipping and the car clunked into neutral from 3rd I believe. it happened again. today after a short motorway blitz and dropped out of 5th to neutral. warranty ran out last year so not a simple hand to bmw...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi, CAR: bmw 525d e60 2004. New to this forum, I wonder if any one could shed some light here, any help/advice would be appreciated. I removed the swirl flaps by my self and fitting on the blanking plates which i thought went well with no errors on dash at first. The following day i had a...
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