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  1. Buying an E92 325i - am I making a good purchase?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've found an E92 325i on AutoTrader for £2,950, which I am hopefully going to go and buy on Saturday. I've owned an E90 320i previously, but just wanted to get peoples opinions on if I'm making a bad purchase/missing out on any vital parts of the service history. Details of the car: 56 plate...
  2. New key making doors locked when driving

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I recently got a new key for my 2003 e60 520i, and when I drive it with the new key it now automatically locks the car as soon as I start driving, then unlocks when I turn the engine off. No idea what is causing this. If I unlock the car using the dash button when driving, it will...
  3. E46 bmw making a whining sound

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good Day recently i my E46 BMW engine seized and i installed a used Import engine. The car runs perfectly fine and engine sound smooth. After driving a little distance i seem to be hearing a whining noise when i take my foot of the gas pedal. This piercing whining noise. I tried locating the...
  4. Help! Coins under seat vent making rattle noise

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys Ive bought a F10 520D M Sport, wonderful machine! The wife has dropped some coins while sitting in the front, which we said we’ll get to later, only to realise in the evening coins are no longer there, didnt bother us at the time Only today did it get to me knowing they’ve made there...
  5. 2001 E46 330CI Making it Nurburgring ready, Advise needed!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi As stated in the introductions page, I recently bought a knackered 164K 2001 reg 330CI. Then after changing the oil and fitting a new air filter I drove it to the Nurburgring and did 12 laps and drove it back to Aberdeen. Now the rear shocks are leaking oil, the discs are warps (front and...
  6. Making a Knackered 164k E46 330CI Nurburgring ready!

    Introductions
    Hi I recently bought a knackered 164K 2001 reg 330CI. Then after changing the oil and fitting a new air filter I drove it to the Nurburgring and did 12 laps and drove it back to Aberdeen. Now the rear shocks are leaking oil, the discs are warps (front and back) and an engine mount it knocking...
  7. Tyre making noise on 330d xDrive

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    My car is from Germany, where they drive same tyres entire year probably. So now I changed from winter tyres back to summer tyres, but Now it cripples me that I didn't mark the summer tyres locations. Could it be a problem on XD? I know, that XD is very sensitive about tyres... The winter...
  8. E90 330d vacuum pump making noise during lock/unlock

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So vacuum pump on my 330d was leaking oil so I replaced the O ring (the one that connects vacuum pump with the engine). It was also leaking a bit from the pump itself but I didn`t open it, I just used liquid steel sealant to seal the lower part of the pump where the leak was coming from. Also I...
  9. I need to borrow a pdc cutting tool for making parking sensor holes.

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi All, So I bought a replacement rear bumper for my 320d E91 but it doesn't have the holes for the pdc parking sensors. I could drill it but I don't think it would be as neat as using the actual BEA000001 cutting tool, specifically designed for the job. Buying it,(£30) just for 4...
  10. 2012 F21 116i M - Making the Turbo hissing sound after release of throttle louder?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone, This is my first post and I hope I dont p*ss anyone off with my lack of knowledge on the topic :). So I have driven my 1er for around a year now, and have noticed that in sport/sport+ when producing a good amount of revs and releasing the throttle, there is a "dump valve" sort of...
  11. 08 520d E60 making noise under accelaration above 2000RPM

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, This is my first post here and as you may guess I have come here looking for some help from the more knowledgeable. Car is 2008 e60 n47 520d with approx 127,000 miles on the clock. Owned it for the last 22k. Only recently, actually after last oil change and new tyres, I noticed a...
  12. are they making excuses

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    advice required please , I have been running my BMW 318i e90, 10 plate , for 5 years , it now has 97000 miles on the clock , and has full service history , and when the bmw warranty finished , i decided to pay the premium and maintain the warranty which has a £100 excess , and have used it a...
  13. Making Introductions and Asking Z3 Buyers Advice...

    Introductions
    Hello Bimmerforum community! Please to meet you all, and even more pleased to hunting my first Bimmer! On the hunt for a Bmw Z3, small engined unfortunately, and have found one close by that im interested in buying. Looking for some buying advice from the community before making an overly...
  14. POWER STEERING MAKING A NOISE - 330Ci - 91,000 miles

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, Recently took my car in for an MOT and had a brake line done. I'm now noticing a low pitch sort of squeak noise when i'm steering the vehicle. It's not really noticeable whilst driving just when you are maneuvering for parking. Any ideas as to what it is ? Many thanks Mark...
  15. fsr replacement is making me scream!!!!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    According to the tutorials there is a screw for the housing that is in the way. There should be 2 torx screws apparently but I think mines been off before as the lower part is broken. For the top 'hidden' screw I cannot access I have phoetus hands and a nano torx driver. How the hell does...
  16. Heat exchanger on oil filter housing making a weird pump type noise?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Revs surge/kangarooing at low rpm in 1st and 2nd Hello guys, As the title says plus its slightly low on power on low end. No faults showing on DIS/INPA. What could it be?
  17. Turbo making a "wooing" noise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys 2 months ago i splashed out on a 2012 330d. Currently on 43,000 miles. Iv had it at a garage today for something pretty basic which is irrelevant to this post but when collecting the car on the receipt there was a note on there saying "turbo noisy" I first heard this sound myself about...
  18. New Girl with the standard BMW 1 series; making mods happen :)

    Introductions
    Hey everyone:cheerful:) I'm a new member and thought I would share my BMW story with you all. I bought my first BMW a couple of weeks ago. It is a 1 Series E87 116i 2004 in Blue. The car was completely standard, came with full service history and only 48k miles on the clock, but the wheels...
  19. Coolant spill on ancillary belt now making hissing noise.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys. While i was replacing the main stat, some coolant ended up on the ancillary belt. Now its been hissing like theres a turbo hose leak where the pressurized air is escaping out. My question is, can i spray wd-40 on it or do i need to get some of that 3 in 1 silicone lubricant from...
  20. Making my E64 Better

    E64
    Bought my E64 of my father in law with only 39000 miles on . Dynamic drive - Adaptive steering, headlights - exclusive leather - extended light pack and the fab heads up display, wide screen satnav, just bought a 2015 disc from ebay for £11, bargain Full BMW History ive just taken it to BMW...
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