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  1. E90 320d injector issues after cleaning inlet manifold.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Hope someone can help. Had abit of a nightmare time recently. I decided to take my inlet manifold of my 320d 2005 e90 to clean it. After putting it back on the damn thing didn't want to start. However, after many attempts cranking it finally jumped into life. But ran rough. So I...
  2. Inlet manifoil - dampers

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Dear Friends I live in Norway and have a BMW e60, 530XI from 2005. Engine N52B30A. VIN CC76375. The job just now is to renew the PCV with all tubings. When doing this, I have taken the inlet manifold off and I can see two kind of dampers which is mounted inside the manifold. One from the...
  3. Inlet Manifold Question... Mistakes were made.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    On the off chance anyone else has had a similar experience I thought I would ask. Unlikely I suspect, but here goes... I sheared one of the bolts refitting the inlet manifold. These are captive in the manifold housing. Is it possible to replace these or will it be easier to replace the whole...
  4. 2003 E46 330d possible valve damage, inlet noise, smoke, low power

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All My old 330d has done around 60,000 autobahn miles since a swirl flap problem 3 years ago, when I had a new piston in cylinder 6 and 4 new valves. Recently it started to lose power in the low revs and was smoking a fair bit under acceleration. Also had a rough idle. However, it cruises ok...
  5. Sensor fault keep coming back - camshaft inlet

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I just got a E60 520 / N46. Car came in with camshaft inlet position / O2 sensor faults. Vanos solenoid on inlet side was found not working as well though no codes on vanos showed up. O2 sensor and vanos solenoid were solved with replacements. Vanos then runs fine from live data. Now I am...
  6. 2007 E91 318D M47 - P0401 Fault Code After Cleaning Inlet Manifold and EGR Valve

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I recently purchased a 2007 318D with M47 engine and following a bit of reading decided to give it some TLC by cleaning the inlet manifold and EGR valve. It's all back together and runs ok except for the nasty fault code - P0401 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Insufficient Detected. In my...
  7. Need help finding Inlet Manifold N47 320D 2008

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
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  8. X3 F25 3.0d Melted Inlet Manifold

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have a 2011 X3 F25 3.0d with 70000 miles on it which has an inlet manifold with multiple small areas which have melted. The manifold has been under boost pressure at the time as the material has been pushed out from the inside of the manifold. The fault manifested itself as a burning smell...
  9. F30 330d cracked inlet manifold

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So cars been into bmw again after the failed repair last week. Last week they replaced the egr cooler which they claimed was cracked (I never saw this and they didn't send me a video either). That cost me £750 which didn't cure the symptoms I had at all. Now they're telling my I have a cracked...
  10. 1989 E30 320i how to repair Round multi plug under inlet manifold - wiring

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    1989 E30 320i - how to repair round multi plug and wiring under inlet manifold. is the wiring available or possible to repair
  11. e60 535d inlet manifold

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Evening all so here's my problem I had trouble starting on a cold day so ordered a new set of glow plugs and set about fitting Found out after removing inlet manifold it was solid with carbon oil deposit so I removed all parts off manifold and left in caustic soda However I forgot I didn't...
  12. Where to buy an ECU and inlet manifold for my x5 3.0d 2007

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi I just bought a BMW X5 2007 model with 3.0d automatic engine, ecu and inlet manifold are missing. My neighbour is a mechanic and will TRY to fix it but where from we can buy these parts? Also please advise why these 2 parts will be missing from the car? What sort of issue would make the...
  13. Inlet manifold blow out

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all As the photo shows my inlet decided it didn't want to carry on working. I was doing 2500rpm (so full boost) and there was a big bang. Obviously it's over boosted but why?? Car has turbo back exhaust and egr delete its not mapped, Fault codes were: Boost actuater Air mass meter Map sensor.
  14. Anyone had fault with air inlet throtte problillity

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all has anyone ever had fault code 4E0F air inlet throttle probillity permanent. I have had inlet manifold off and cleaned swirl flaps. Any other suggestions?
  15. E92 320d n47 07 inlet manifold swirl flaps

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Need to replace my inlet manifold and controller on my 320d e92 n47 engine as a swirl flap had snapped luckily wedged its self in the manifold. All the replacements I can find don't have swirl flaps in them wondering if I can just remove them from the manifold or purchase new one without and...
  16. Inlet Manifold 2009 520SE

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi I am looking for a Inlet Manifold for my 2009 520D SE the part number is 11618507239. My local garage has informed me that to get a main steeler one it will be in the region of 500 sheets. Any help appreciated. Thanks in advance
  17. N53 325i inlet & remap - NOT N52

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Have been trawling thru the old posts about this and have not found a definitive answer. I have a 2008 N53 325i and have managed to get hold of an inlet manifold from a 330i N53 engine. Has anyone actually fitted the inlet manifold and found someone to remap up to the 330i 272bhp? - Apart from...
  18. Inlet manifold removal

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, had a look around and can't find much Went to remove manifold and undone all the bolts etc and went to lift it up and out to check if swirls been done and then to replace a time after Anyway as pulled it up it all lifted except the back right corner near the dipstick pipe area which...
  19. 2004 E46 316ti Compact N46 broken pipe nipple on inlet

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I discovered this today (or I managed to do it myself, I'm not sure) when I was changing my air filter. I have ordered a new boot from BMW (£36) but I'm not sure what it (the pipe) is for and what effect it will have on running. The part won't be here until next week so I can't sort it...
  20. E92 320d Melted inlet manifold

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello folks, My recently purchased E92 177HP 320d 2008 has a little problem. It initially was in limp mode and showing a code for charge air control deviation, along with a whooshing sound. On inspection I found that sooty oily gunk under the inlet manifold. Removing the manifold revealed...
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