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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has someone been through this - I feel like I am in a very annoying massage chair that's got a bad motor. When idling, I can feel a vibration in the steering, driver seat, floor, and peddle, umm and the gear knob. When I rev the car between 80 and 120km it feels bouncy as if the wheels are not...
  2. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi All, I have imported an E65 740i from Japan to the UK and have been using NCS Expert to try and change the odometer and other settings etc from KM or KMH to Miles and MPH. I have downloaded the Kombi module settings and updated those settings from KM etc. to Miles and then written it back to...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all Trying to find general info what to check and replace on s50b30 which is now 20years old and 150+ km. Ppl are saying, bearings and arps, but would much appreciate if someone would be more specific Which bearings, which bolts, and if anything more, what. Would like to keep it in good...
  4. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all did a search but can't find anything on this. I'v got an E61 2009 with a retrofitted CIC drive with com box. Up to a few days ago everything was fine. Then i was playing around with connected drive and afterwards i noticed that the mileage had changed to Kms.Also the distances to services...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Is there any quick way of changing the on board computer from miles to kms? It doesn't seem possible in the hidden menu, and some people are saying it's a dealer job? Thanks.
  6. Introductions
    Cheers all! I'm a Yank :jaw-dropping (hopefully you'll be forgiving) living it Italy and managed to acquire a 330d in decent shape but it's got a bit of mileage problem. It's been thru 2+ owners and the service history isn't all that clear. Diesel's are a bit of a new game to me, as my only...
  7. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    About one week ago, one customer come to here, he has a BMW 760Li Sedan, drive about 640000km,then engine light warning,accelerated weakness. I connect the car to BMW ICOM A2 interface choose menu, diagnostic scanner identify the car model automatically, enter into electronic system,finding...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello, I have a 2008 reg 1series 118d es,the odometer is reading in kms.I would prefer it to read in miles. Is there a step by step way to do it? Or do I have to go to my local dealers to have it done? I looked in the handbook but I am no wiser.I am a new member and would really appreciate some...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just over a month ago I acquired a 2001 (pre facelift) 320d and have gotten myself into a position to pay some attention to the car. I want, as any owner of a gem in the rough, put the car into full order before the pennies start to pinch, insuring a smooth transition into the end of it’s...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    It's been a while since I posted. Hope all is well with everyone. My car has been running well, but very rich until reaching operating temperature. In recent weeks, the engine has taken more and more time to get to operating temperature. Correct me if I'm wrong, but is the mixture more rich...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I thought I finally had her sorted out and the "gear with the exclamation point" reared it's ugly head! I serviced the transmission with a new filter and oil about a month ago, and did not see any tell tale signs of damge. The transmission shifts well in either auto or sport shift mode. The only...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi. I recently put on new brake pads rear at my 535d e61 LCI. When i going to reset it i reset wrong pair. I reseted the front pads and now the car is warning for over due. I fixed the rear brake bu the messeage is getting me nutts. I think the front had about 24000km to change befor i reset it...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, My BMW is 2004 sedan with 157000km, automatic, M54 2.5liter engine, The car just returned from official BMW dealer garage and i find a little idle needle bouncing. 1 or 2 milimeters up and down. they changed CCV with all tubes thermostate reprogamed DME box, cleaned my climatisation etc...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have been using this site to try and find indepth info of how to remove and replace the Turbo charger on my 2001 320d which whistled, poped, all not very loudly and smooooooooooke galore. Have a reasonable idea but the task seems daunting as alll the labour involved removing and replacing the...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2000 BMW 323i E46: Rumbling noise coming from the tyres/wheels; not sure which one but likely from the back when the car reaches 100 km/hr. Could this be due to trnasmission/gearox problems or just imbalanced tyres?:confused
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Everybody I have a normal RHD E39 Touring 525 tds of 1997 vintage with a standard speedo/trip computer in miles. Living in France I tend to use my Sat Nav display as a guide re speed but it would be most useful if I could change the mileage recorder to display in Kilometres and also the...
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