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  1. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi if this has been posted somewhere else sorry but have found out there is a recent recall for the 6 series e63, phoned up my local BMW dealer and booked my car in, they told me they will need the car for half a day something to do with the battery cable . Would be a good idea to check to see...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone, please help if you can? I have a 2009 BMW 320i Coupe, its covered 85000 miles and has recently failed its MOT on emissions. I took it to a BMW approved specialist who ran it through the BMW diagnostic machine. It advised to change all injectors and NOX sensor. This was done and...
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    Good Morning Guys, So unfortunately I have a couple issues with my 2011 BMW 1 Series Coupe (E82), I feel that these issues may just be generic BMW issues of that time line, but hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. This is my first post on here so please forgive me for any...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Whilst I was on holiday I updatd my iPhone and since coming back and using my phone in the car (BMW 1 Series 66 plate) there seems to be issues. I tend to connect to the car media by usingg the USB as this then allows the Spotify app to work as well as the phone etc. The Spotify...
  5. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    I have 2009 BMW e90 328i sedan with vanos codes 2a82 and 2a87 and have done the following: replaced with new BMW brand vanos solenoids, new camshaft position sensors, camshaft gears, vanos non-return valves, camshaft bearing ledges, oil filter cap and cage, and replaced oil pressures switch. Car...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Car has 62k miles on the clock and has been running ok. Now needs a HPFP which is booked in to the garage. Went to move it the othe day but battery had gone flat. Charged ok and reading 14.9v. But in the mean time had to use a different battery to move it. This is when the steering...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    ok, I'll try to condense this down to the important bits, had an issue with smoke blowing on WOT so cleaned out the EGR valve which fixed the smoke but started another problem, check engine light with a 4501 code for the EGR valve not functioning, after testing the EGR valve and replacing both...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I'm having a few issues with my BMW it's a 64 plate 320d GT and had it less than a year at the minute. It was due in for its service a couple of weeks ago just for oil change and filters which turned into new discs all around and pads on front, differential oil leak fix and right light...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I'm on holiday and been using car all week. Just been to go to shop and car really struggled to crank over eventually it did and went for drive and did the same again. Battery is not dead or flat and had new alternator 6 months ago. When car does start it drives fine for ages with no errors...
  10. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I have a 120d Sport 2012. About 4 weeks ago I hit a massive pothole on the passenger side. Front and rear blowout (17" wheels). Had new tyres, wheel alignment, new tie rod ends. Also front left shock was damaged so I opted to replace this, turns out you have to replace both as the...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I adjusted my handbrake on the weekend per a guide I found on here, I am pretty sure I messed it up at one point and one wheel ended up binding but I dialled back the thread at the wheel and that was the end of the issue on that wheel.. Recently drove the car 20 minutes at 70mph and the other...
  12. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi All, I have just notice that my fuel cap is not locking. Read that a relay can some times be the issue K121 - any ideas where i would locate this? And if there might be another possible reason, the bolt just not drawing across Thanks Mark
  13. 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...
  14. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello, I recently bought a 116d F20 and have noticed that the cigarette lighter does not work. I have looked at it, and everything visually appears to be all in order, a connection is being made. Is it most likely going to be a fuse that needs replacing? If so, any instructions would be much...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, i have a bmw compact e46 and i am having issues with the handbrake not holding on an incline. So far i have changed the cables the pads (bosch) and the rotors. still the same as before i changed them. i have followed the guidelines of adjusting from the bentley manual. the only thing i...
  16. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all this as probably been on before, I have a bmw f20 118d se 2012 . I have these warning lights on ABS, PARKING , DRIVING STABILISATION DRIVE MODERATELY, ALSO THE LIMITER, and the ECO , COMFORT and SPORT mode don`t work please any info about these Thanks in advance
  17. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    hi all, i have a hard problem on my 120i last time i changed my spark plug and the O2 sensors ( 2 ) they are Wideband just after that my car run normally but when i kick down some problem appears! i have the red symbol of the transmission and i cant run normally the gearbox do shit so i...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Hi. Had issues with DPF several times on car in last few years. Had it changed and also cleaned year or so ago. Just wondering when you clean a filter for dpf / change it , is there any way to see if red deisel has been used in the car, or can that only be done with dip test? Thanks
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey folks, looking of for some advice. I have a 2013 3 series with usb and aux in armrest. It was working as I previously used a usb/aux bluetooth adaptor to stream from my phone to the stereo. Since then I coded enhanced bluetooth eliminating the need for the aux port. I recently found my old...
  20. Introductions
    Greetings all, my 2008 E92 325se 2996cc has started to show the radiator warning light on the dash in yellow, i've recently had a new expansion tank fitted and the radiator was replaced in December 2017. I've checked the level in the expansion tank and i have had to top up the fluid level, the...
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