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  1. General BMW Discussions
    My 116i won’t start from button!!... but does turn ignition on! Starts off a bump and runs absolutally fine when started, I’ve tested voltage across battery which is fine and I’ve fitted a brand new starter motor and still no luck... can anyone help ? Thankful for all suggestions!
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok, long shot here because despite my many previous polls i have had no useful advice, well no i have had advice but it seems to just be obvious things, i need someone thinking outside the box.PINGING/PINKING. this is my issue and if i dont sort it soon i will sell my beloved e46. lets begin my...
  3. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    So , bought my x5 3.0i 2003 and it already had the 3 yellow lights on, thinking it would be just a speed sensor i bought it anyway. Checked speed sensors, all good, maybe a low battery voltage issue ? replaced battery, lights still on !. Sent abs module away for testing and repair (repaires grd...
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  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hello guys , I have the symbol on the right and number 3 symbol in yellow on the left lit together but there is no abs symbol what does this mean please ??
  6. BFuk Open Topic
    Hi everyone, have just purchased an e60 535d, Anything I should be looking out for as potential issues? Off to garage today after just 5 days as said coolant level low twice in one day and no visible leak, Does worry me that this is a lovely car that I'm gonna have issues with already, talk...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So anyone that has installed tablets into their E46, could you shed some knowledge. Price, tablet model, recomended apps and general review on it. Has it been worth installing the tablet into your car and did you manage to get ibus integration?
  8. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys I am in the market for a bmw x5 facelift model on a 04-05 and am looking to spend about 8k for a diesel. Just wondered if anyone could please shed some light as I am not really aware of how to look at a car :hihi As in what should I be looking for and how do I know if there are any...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys, I am looking for someone with knowledge of car ownership in Australia. I am hopefully emmigrating over late next year, and am contemplating shipping my car over. I know what I have done to it, and whatever needed doing, has been done. So, I have been trying to look up online info on...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    E63 / 64 hya chaps , well had the car 6 months & still smitten by its looks,sound & drive , its going in for wheel refurb this week & bumper scuff then all good . may go for Xpipe next ? did have issues early on which appear standard fayre across the board for us v8,ers so read on & store the...
  11. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Just moved to the area and will soon be looking to have some engine, and bodywork done to my E36. If anyone could point me to a reliable garage or mechanic who are good with Bimmers i'd really appreciate it. thanks all!
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    .... if this Ebay item 280831521472 will fit on my 2002 E46 316ti Compact?
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys, just checking... If I change my vacuum pump myself is it just a straight swap or is there certain measurements or timing etc? Same with the chain tensioner. Does it just screw straight on? And how can I check my timing? Cheers guys
  14. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hello all, think this is the correct forum posted into. Before I start, forgive my thickness but, what does 'Indy' garage mean? I've come across this garage that collects/delivers your vehicles and carries out manufacturer level servicing at a much lower cost. They were also on Dragon's Den and...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Please pm me with your experience/summary CV and we can go from there. This is a potential opportunity with a new company, and there could be a great opportunity for the right person. What I am looking for: ex time served BMW technician or very experienced car mechanic who has an in depth...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I am having problems with my 320d. I believe it to be one or more of the injectors or even something else. I have connected it to my laptop running INPA and managed to get some screenshots of whats happening. The car barely starts up and when it does, it is rough on idle. There doesnt seem to...
  17. BMW Tuning Forum
    i had a rolling road done a while back garage said it looks like the vanos aint kicking in properly i dont understand powercharts but can anyone assist its a 1997 m3 evo convertible should be running at 321bhp at flywheel however only pushing 276bhp thanks in advance hopefully someone can say if...
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    I know very little about cars so please bear with me!! I have just purchased a BMW 318i (1.9L) V reg (1999). (E46 etc, and don't really know what that means!) Anyway, i bought the car from a local couple who have kept their car in their garden for the last 2-3 months, so it has not been run at...