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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so I changed over the valve cover gasket but me being a n00b I cocked it up and its leaking even worse now so how the hell do you keep the ******* in position while putting the cover back on because I feel like the back left straight isn't on properly, mine always falls off and just becomes...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The symbol of the little car on the ramps! Is currently showing 4200 miles which I should cover in about 2 months. From what I read it's a licence to print money by scaring owners into taking their BMW's back to the dealership for a worthless 80 point check. Recently I've changed the oil & oil...
  3. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi guys, Just looking for some friendly advice really... I'm into my 2nd year on the car and looking at getting an inspection 2 done to give the car a bill of health. Last MOT is flew through with no advisories which was good. Ive noticed recently that i seem to be getting a slight jolt at low...
  4. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys My first post as a wannabe 8 series owner. I have an opportunity to buy a great 840 CI sport, which I have fallen in love with. The current owner has a great reputation on another forum I am am member on (watch related) and has been the current owner the car for the last 13 years and...
  5. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Guys, I know its on this site somewhere, but I just can't find. Could someone please remind me how to reset the inspection light. Rich
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all has anyone else been informed of a large batch of BMW's being "stuck in Southampton docks awaiting further quality control inspections due to adverse environmental conditions"? They are the exact words I've had from the lease company. They told me the vehicle was in stock when I ordered...
  7. Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Reg: KM10 FYV Hi, Please quote price for Inspection 2 service kit; oil filter, air filter, fuel filter and micro filter(s). Many thanks Jake.
  8. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi everybody I have a French registered LHD 2008 E91 335d. Can any kind member of the forum clarify the difference between a vehicle inspection and a vehicle check? The car computer tells me that the inspection is due next month but that check is not due until 2020. Is an inspection likely...
  9. Car Insurance
    Sad day. Ended up with a transit van going into the back of one car which then got shunted into mine And I got shunted into the a small van in front. Damage to rear. Plus the battery top slit leaking the fluid all over the floor. This was due to the crease in the side. Passenger rear panel got...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I am hoping to view a M6 in Reading on Friday (10th March) and at the same time, would like to have the car inspected by someone that knows M6's. I have no mechanical knowledge so need someone to do this for me. Does anyone have any experience of using any co's/people that offer this...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I've been searching long and hard for the perfect 330D Saloon E90 and i finally thought i'd found one, so had an advanced pre-purchase inspection completed by the RAC yesterday. The report has raised a few minor issues on the car, but on the whole states that it would be ok to buy...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    I have a 520d M Sport and within the service menu next to brake fluid there is an orange triangle. When clicked it says that i am due a brake fluid change and to book a service, but the due date it shows is 04/2017... Why is it warning me so early? N.b. This is not a warning light coming up...
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    An E91 3 series in near Nottingham has caught my eye. Can anyone recommend somewhere for a pre purchase inspection in that area?
  14. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello, i am in the market for a 2.2 Z4 Automatic. I would like to know what to inspect on the car before buying it. Any known faults??
  15. General BMW Discussions
    I am looking at purchasing an E39 525d with 124,000 miles on near Leeds. Can anyone recommend a firm to carry out pre purchase inspection ? I will be travelling over from Ireland to buy it Thanks
  16. Auto Electrical Forum
    My dashboard is shown INSPECTION and both amber and red lights. Are these being triggered by a mileage count or because a fault has been detected which requires inspection. If the former, where can I turn it off? If the latter, where can I identify what the fault is?
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have followed all the instructions I found online and on youtube to reset the oil inspection light but no matter how long i hold the left cluster button for nothing happens. Do I have to go and get the car plugged in to reset it? Really irritating seeing it come up every time I start the car.
  18. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Lads, Have a bit of a problem with my BMW. Yesterday morning the Airbag warning light came up in the dashboard and is now constantly on. Today I also received a Service Inspection Light. I have checked the cables under the seat and have re-plugged them but I guess that Airbag code needs...
  19. BFuk Open Topic
    Hi just about to buy a bmw e46 m3 on a 03 reg had inspection 2 done at 110k all clearances checked and ajusted now done 126k had 2 oil an filter changes when is the next inspection 2 service due cheers
  20. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi there I am in the process of putting back together the oil pipes and banjo bolts after checking the bolt tightness as a precaution to cam shaft damage. On inspection the banjo bolt nearest to cylinder no. 12 was loose by about 2 turns. Luckily there is no cam wear at all so that's a relief...