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  1. General BMW Discussions
    HI, I bought this BMW 318ci Auto e46 car 2006 99,000.00 on the clock I have been to 4 individual garages as i have been blowing out blue smoke from the exhaust, I know before you say it the pistons most likely. Im using 5ltrs of oil a week its not dripping on to the ground at all. also where...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I’m new to this website and not sure if I’m posting this in the right section... I’ve just had my 435d serviced at my local garage, it was my first major service at approx 24k miles once the service meter was reset it’s now showing my next oil service in 3900 miles which I thought can not...
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Probably my first post as i have always managed to find all the info i need without asking for it. 3 days ago my 1999 E46 323ci 120k miles cut out while i was stationary, then struggled to start and ran at like 1/4 power for my journey home (only a few miles). the traction control...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi When accelerating at medium rpm and a higher gear there is massive juddering and a whistle sound I'm getting codes 02 sensor circuit slow response and misfire cylinder 2 it then after 5 minutes it goes back to normal but is a viberating mess on idle car is running jb4 map 1 the cars valves...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I need some advice regarding my e93 07 plate, 65k, please. Basically, she’s burning oil, about 1 litre every 500 miles. I also get a rough idle on start up from cold, and sometimes engine management light will come on. If I turn the car off then on again, she seems to be ok and EML will...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello, I am new this morning to the forum - i am writing in desperate need of help. I have a BMW E46 330D M sport (left hand drive) 2004/5. Every year it gets a full service, oil change,all filter change and all belts, including the turbo one above the air filter towards to bulk head. About 6...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Ok so I pulled up outside my friends house, turned the engine off and all the electrics suddenly cut out. I couldn't take the key out or anything. We decided to try jump starting the car but as my mate attached the cables he accidently touched the + and - then the car suddenly came back to life...
  8. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi all I will start at the beginning of my nightmare and see where we go. I was in town and collecting my child and sat with engine running and foot on brake and it suddenly went to the floor , I managed to drive home with just front bakes I assume when home inspected rear hose had corroded and...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have an e60 530d I took off the dpf and had it properly cleaned but I am still having dpf codes come up and limited power/limp mode The codes I have are 4477 intelligent battery sensor. Had this for ages. 4203 glow control unit. Don't think this would make limp mode? 480a and 481a particular...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Thanks in advance for your help with this. My car is a 2005 E90 330d auto saloon. PLEASE SO NOT CRITICISE ME FOR BEING AN IDIOT - I KNOW I AM - IF ANYONE HAS SOME GENUINE ADVICE TO HELP i'D BE VERY GRATEFUL. I am in Gloucester, U.K. The trouble started when the battery - original - died...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Thanks in advance for your help with this. My car is a 2005 E90 330d auto saloon. PLEASE SO NOT CRITICISE ME FOR BEING AN IDIOT - I KNOW I AM - IF ANYONE HAS SOME GENUINE ADVICE TO HELP i'D BE VERY GRATEFUL. I am in Gloucester, U.K. The trouble started when the battery - original - died...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, my 530 touring 2005 was in for major service & has came back with a problem, pulling away nothing till 2000rpm then takes of. Took back to garage couldnt find nothing. Started to look myself, cleaned EGR valve. Was wondering if the throttle body was meant to open & shut when you rev the...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    So I've been thinking about winter wheels so I can keep my style 32's in good condition, so what do you get to run during the cold weather? My 32's are in pretty good condition but I don't want to run standard 17's or 18's and I don't want to ruin the look of the car so I began to think about...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Folks I'm looking for some friendly advice and this forum was suggested by a friend. I very recently had my 2010 F11 520D serviced, not at BMW as it has covered 130000 miles, but at a high street service provider that offers a 'gold service'. 4 days after the service the Chain on the...
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    STILL HAVING A FEW PROBLEMS:mad!! THOUGHT MAYBE THE GUYS ON HERE COULD HELP
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Chapter 1. I bought a 2005 e90 320i and immediately realised that the heater blower wasn't working as it should. So 1 whole day after purchasing it, I took it off the road. I also realised that for some reason this car doesn't have a temp gauge on the dash. I did a bit of research and learned...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys I started my car up this morning to take my child to school and on my return i noticed a major puddle of oil it seem to be coming from the top front center of the engine does anybody have any ideas, also i do no my dpf is blocked so its not boosting correctly but on the drive home it...
  18. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all, i have just bought a 730i petrol , 2003/53, from auction, yes i know, anyway, the car starts etc but has nearly every light on the dash, showing park brake failure, transmission failure, etc, also the speedo and rev counter are not working, along with the i drive, also the drivers side...
  19. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    What constitutes a major service on a 1.2d BMW
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there, firstly Thankyou for taking time out to read my problem with my car I'm no mechanic and a newbie to the forum and just seeking any further info before I go any further and spend more money. So my problem started on a cold morning when starting up the car it was idling very erratically...
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