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  1. London Independant Garage

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi, Can anyone please recommend a London Garage for my 1 series 50,000 mile service, I have looked at AA and RAC recommended garages but they all seem to have mixed reviews. Thanks for your help Best Mark
  2. F30 Independant service and electronic service book

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi, I've recently purchased a 2012 F30 320d sport. Services are logged on an electronic key and as the vehicle is outside of warranty I was going to take it to an Independant. How is the service logged (outside of a bmw centre) and service counter etc reset? Obviously I'll have receipts for...
  3. Independant in Nottingham area

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all: Can anyone recommend a good Indy in the Nottingham/Derby area.
  4. Independant in Kent

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi, I hope somebody can help me. I have a 51 plate 318i with the N42B20 engine I believe. It started to get a bit sluggish recently but then just cut out and wont re-start. When you turn the engine over with the starter motor it's as if there's no compression. My local garage have looked but...
  5. Independant Warranty?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I have an 08 E90 318D with 102k on the clock. It came with a '3 month warranty' and the DMF went after 3 can imagine what was on the list of exclusions! Anyway, I have read about the N47 timing chain issues and mine does not have any odd noises but I would like peace of mind...
  6. Independant specialist in Leeds

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    can anyone recommend an independant specialist in Leeds, west yorkshire for servicing and repairs there are a few listed on the internet but would prefer to go with a recommendation thanks
  7. 2007 E60 525d can someone explain independant heating

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    i have an LCI 525d and while park up killing time I started to explore the ventilation system options. I have a menu for independent ventilation that allows me to set 2 times, but what do they do and what is independent ventilation ? is it something i should be aware of or something i would be...
  8. E39 530D 2001 sudden limited power (which is rev and gear independant but is a constant)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    it seems the car has suddenly very limited (but constant) power which is completely independent from the revs (its revving as normal and whether it drops a gear or not it still has this very limited power) it feels as if it is being artificially capped from going onto the road but which seems...
  9. Brakes for a 335d MSport Coupe

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Looking for the best price i can get on replacing discs & pads on a 2007 335d Coupe and live in the Warwickshire area but work in Herts. Anyone recommend a good indy who will deliver a quality job at a competitive price?
  10. independant body shop telford shropshire.

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Needed some touches up on the e36. Was pointed in the direction of a small paint shop called s&p paint shop in oakengates telford. He's done a really nice job on the car and was reasonable too. They don't do insurance work for companies but prefer to do spray jobs for the general public. Thier...
  11. Dealer vs Independant software updates

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello, not long had my 325D 2007 model. Took it to an independant specialist for an oil service and they checked the software. He said the car is due 5 hours worth of updates and it would be an overnight job costing £95 showed me a print out and most were trivial but 2 were firmware and engine...
  12. can anyone recommend a good independant specialist in Derby

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi can anyone recommend a good independant specialist in Derby looking to get my dodgy handling sorted out by someone that knows them inside out Cheers Paul
  13. BMW Independant Service Blackburn

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, can anyone recommend a reputable independant garage for BMW servicing in the Blackburn area?
  14. Independant BMW repairer

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    1997 BMW 323i Convertible. I am looking for an independant in SW Scotland (near Dumfries would be best) so that I can get a reasonably priced diagnostic done. I have a gear box problem! Anyone any ideas?
  15. Good independant specialist needed.

    General BMW Discussions
    Wandering if anyone knows of a good independant bmw specialist in the North Wales area. Thanks in advance.
  16. BMW Independant Garages - Lincolnshire

    General BMW Discussions
    Can anybody recommend a reputable BMW Independant garage/mechanic in the Lincolnshire area. I have a few niggles with my E36 328i which need sorting before spring. Cheers Ian
  17. Good independent garage near manchester?

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi, As above really i need a garage what knows there stuff and reasonably cheap!:thumbsup
  18. Independant garage in North Yorkshire

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    My mates 320d just blew up this morning and, in a moment of madness, he took it to BMW in Harrogate. No doubt they will try and charge him an outrageous amount of money. My Question is, Who would you let fix your BMW in that area? Replys as soon as possible please Thanks for your help.
  19. Independant BMW Specialist Cumbria

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Sick of paying the prices up at Lloyd Motors Carlisle, so does anyone know a good indy in Cumbria to which I can trust my BMW?
  20. can anyone recommend independant garage near redditch.

    General BMW Discussions
    hello, as im going to be working in the redditch bromsgrove area was wondering if anyone could recommend a good independant bmw garage. i am looking to get my e46 330d a quality re map. its been mapped but not very impressed with it,very little low down torque it seems especially when i couldn...