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  1. Power steering fluid mixing with brake fluid inside brake tank??

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys, We were doing some work on my 840 m60 and we try to bleed brakes today. We realize that there is power steering fluid mixing with brake fluid inside brake tank. Anyone knows the reason? Is there maybe something wrong with brake master cylinder? Also what is the correct procedure to...
  2. Inside Tyre Wear

    General BMW Discussions
    Had to drive home on a flat tyre, my run flats has shown damage but it appear it’s delaminated the rubber underneath this it’s fine. What would you do in my circumstances, the tyre is only a month old.
  3. F11 Boot Release Broken / How to open from the inside?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys I'm not having much luck at the moment with the F11 (2013)! As well as the rear suspension air bags or compressor playing up again (after only a few months)... now the rear tailgate boot release has stopped working!! Grrrrr! So if anyone can offer some help (I have searched) on how to...
  4. 120D Msport Juddering Noise Inside Cabin

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I'm a newbie to this forum and I was hoping someone might be able to help me identify a problem with my BMW 120D Msport. For some months now, I've noticed a juddering noise from the cabin, appearing to come from under the dashboard area. It has recently got quite a bit louder. I can...
  5. Plastic cover for inside tailgate lights

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi all, I am missing the drivers side (right hand drive f36) plastic cover which gives access to the rear light from inside the boot. Please see attached photo Any ideas where I can get one from? Tried BMW UK and they sell the whole boot cover including both plastic covers. Thanks
  6. Help identify the part inside the engine.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello fellow BMW owners. Yesterday as I tried to top up the oil level I had noticed a few loose parts inside the engine through the oil top up cap. They looked like broken pieces of some plastic part. I pulled out two of them and took a picture of them. Does somebody know of which part it could...
  7. 2004 E46 325xi - Driver Door Would Not Close and Now Will Not Open From Both Inside And Outside

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone, Last night I went to get into my car and I unlocked the door using my fob button, the door opened fine. After starting the car, I got out (since I live in Canada and was letting it warm up) and I tried to shut the door but it would just bounce back at me instead of actually...
  8. Brakes done, now new issues and warning lights (photo inside)

    General BMW Discussions
    Afternoon guys, Apologies if this is a long post, just keen to give all the details. So I took my car in to have the water pump changes and had the brakes done while it was in there. Since the car has come back, it doesn't seem quite right. It almost feels as if the brakes are permanently...
  9. E34 Headlight wiring replacement inside cap

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Both my headlamp bulbs blew on my E34 a couple of days ago and I've only just got around to changing them. However, the insulation around the wires inside the caps are perished and needs replacing. What gauge of wire / current rating wire should I use or is it easier to just replace the caps? Is...
  10. E36 Rust inside of jacking points

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Good morning all I have searched a lot on the various forums and i cannot find anything to help me. I have a 1996 E36 M3 saloon and i imported it from Spain ( it was originally a uk car ) so to be kind to the car i have put it away for the winter in front of my garage under a glass carport the...
  11. Could 11612246949 intake manifold Backup ring get into engine's cylinder or stuck deep inside ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Could 11612246949 intake manifold Backup ring get into engine's cylinder or stuck deep inside ?
  12. god i hate euro car parts versus carparts 4less(example inside)

    General BMW Discussions
    as title,,i forgot and bought 5 litres of concentrated screenwash %5.99 - 35% discount whauch came to £3.86..then i go to cpfl and see 5 litres is only £3 and -14% discount which is £2.58..same company,so why do they do it?anyway i bought another 10 litres so got 15 litres,i do a 50/50 mix so...
  13. N42B18A Engine? Need help with identification (main bearings inside) E46 Compact

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I write from the Canary Islands. I am rebuilding my E46's engine, and have trouble with the main bearings shells. It's a 2001 316ti with supposedly the 1800cc N42B18A in it. I rebuilt all the engine, bored cylinders etc, and had all the parts needeed... until I went to install the...
  14. Annoying pressure pulse inside the cabin of my e39 Touring

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi - hope someone can help. I have this really annoying pulsing noise inside my Touring when moving, particularly noticeable in the lower gears. The best way I can describe it is that it's similar to the effect you get when a back window is ajar and you get a pressure pulse inside the cabin. I...
  15. 2005 E90 320d - High pressure inside coolant circuit

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2005 E90 320d with M47 engine, automatic. I've bought it in February and since then i have sporadic loss of coolant. Let's say 1 liter @ 100 km sometimes. Sometimes 1 L @ 500 km. I've only had one overheating incident in 6500 km due to oil inside coolant; that was due to a bad heat...
  16. 2002 318i N42 - oil inside throttle body and intake manifold

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm rewriting 'coz my other post was deleted :( yesterday I was driving along the highway when my car stalled and couldn't start. scanned it and there was an error for the crankshaft position sensor, and the camshaft position sensor. since it cranks but wouldn't start, I was betting it was the...
  17. I can smell oil inside cab

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys got my 635d 2008 a couple of weeks ago. Everything spot on but on occasions i can smell oil inside the cab. Any ideas what this can be or has anyone experienced this before? Is it an easy fix or not?
  18. Bmw 318i n46 2004 touring metal chunk inside the the engine

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello peeps, just brought a bmw 318i, was stuck in limb mode, the issue has semi been resolved "valvetronic motor seized" on carrying out the repair, A drag roller or rocker arm to us oldies has been slung out breaking the end of the cam where it drives the vacuum pump, rocker arm recovered...
  19. Hello from South Wales! *Warning* 325ti Inside

    Never been a fan of BMW's to be honest, but when looking for a fun 2nd car, this 325ti popped up in my budget. Ticked all the right boxes, FSH, suspension work done recently, 80k miles, in budget etc etc. Went for a look.......long story short, 1 month later, I am fully in the BMW club...
  20. 2004 316ti e46. Diamond key no longer works. Battery inside is still 3v

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I had a few issues with my diamond key a while back. It started having problems with the lock / unlock functions. The distance it unlocked the car from got shorter and shorter until it no longer worked. Then after about 1 month the key no longer started the car. It put the lights on the dash, it...