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  1. Main Dealer Vs Indie question

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I have a 2016 520D F10 which will be 3 tears old next month. As it is 3 years old the service indicator to change the brake fluid has come on, I contacted BMW and the charge is £100 plus I have to travel 15 miles, plus get a courtesy car (which they charge insurance for) then go back collect...
  2. Can't find the answer.....even from indie garages

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello there all. And just a quick thank you for being such a good forum. So I've been searching high and low for the answer to the following question and even beem to numerous garages..... So I have a e91 2007 320d. I was gifted the car from my brother in law just recently. So he has given...
  3. Anyone know a good/reliable/value indie garage or mechanic in or around Sheffield/Chesterfield?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone Unfortunately there are no fault codes, but based on what I've seen on this forum (and the fact I've changed all 4 wheel sensors) it looks like my 320D (E90) has a reluctor (ABS) rings issue as ABS comes on immediately you drive away and I have to hold DSC down to turn it off to get...
  4. Looking for a good Indie in Worcester area

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Got 56 plate 630i. Looking for a good Indie in Worcester/Kidderminster area. Appreciate any replies Regards Phil
  5. Please recommend a BMW indie in leeds area

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm looking for an affordable and decent BMW indie in leeds area , i would appreciate any help
  6. How much for a service from indie?

    General BMW Discussions
    hi guys how much is a reasonable price for an inspection 2 service including parts& labour? i've been quoted £160 all in which is a bit steep in my opinon. Also how much is a reasonable price to pay for swirl flap removal? I've been quoted £80 thoughts people?
  7. Inspection 1 cost from Indie for e46 325

    General BMW Discussions
    As per the title, what sort of price am I looking at as my 325 needs one fairly soon? Trying to get an idea so I know if I'm getting ripped off! Cheers.....
  8. 2002 E46 325ci Indie garage South Wales

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Ive got a 2002 E46 325 m sport and have the DSC and airbag light permanently lit up, had the codes read and it come back that the steering angle sensor has gone, does any body know of any Indie garages in the South Wales area where I can get it fixed? Thanks for the help
  9. Indie Pricing against BMW Approved

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I've been reading through this forum in my quest to pick up a 320cd and looking for some advice as a few of you seem quite knowledgable. Found 3 candidates so far - 2 from independant dealers and one from an approved: they're all around 65,000 mile mark, silver and have full bmw service...
  10. Looking for good indie mechanic in Bath/NE Somerset

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi, new member here with a 2001 E39 520i. I'm from Ireland but just moved to the UK for work. I've got a bad oil leak from the rocker cover gasket. I've ordered a new gasket from Euro Car Parts and now need a good independent BMW mechanic to fit it. Any recommendations? I'm in Corsham...
  11. E34 RTAB replaced by local indie garage

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    I had the rear bushes changed on my E34 525 tds today at NorthWest BMW in Horwich (Bolton), I read Shrekster's How to guide but thought best to take to a garage. Great customer service booked the car in 0900hrs and was ready 1400hrs and only cost £211 Inc VAT which I think is quite reasonable...
  12. BMW Indie in Stockport

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    It's taken me along time to find someone I will entrust my pride and joy to (645 convertible) and after a major let down locally I've found someone.Darren Wood in Stockport is the place to take your Beemer.Unfortunately I live 40 miles away but after having been told about their excellent...
  13. Autotechnik - BMW Indie Blackpool

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    These guys have just dealt with my car in an exceedingly friendly and professional way. Labour is £50 per hour, they source parts either from eurocarparts in Preston or from Derek Woodmans BMW across the road (lol). Both the guys - Mike and Andy are ex BMW service technicians (Mike worked for...
  14. good indie BMW specialist in central/west london?

    General BMW Discussions
    as the title says.....any suggestions??
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