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  1. Introductions
    Hi, I have an 840CI. The on board computer which had pixcel problems!!! I fitted a replacement unit which worked ok but pixcel prob came back in about half an hour running. Swoped my old unit back but no improovement. Then my comp went off and now I cant get iether unit to work at all. Any body...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey people first post, basically my exhaust dropped off on the mid section just where it joins at the manifold on my e92 330i 07... the Eml light is on and it sounds awful?...I need a new mid section or ideally a weld repair. I have seen the price of an oem mid section and it’s expensive...my 2...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I`ve noticed a distinct lack of "grunt" when in Auto, top gear at approx 2000 rpm. When I try to accelerate nothing much happens, just a gradual increase in revs/speed. In Manual does`nt seem to be such a noticeable issue possibly because I hang onto the peak revs longer,similar in Sport mode...
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello everyone, I have done some research but couldnt find an answer so hopefully someone can help. Basically, unlike the many upgrade retrofits info I found, mine would be the opposite: I would like to "downgrade" from a useless 4:3 satnav to the more basic MID as pictured below. IMO it just...
  5. Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Hi all. This is my first post so bear with me. Been on here looking for weeks for the answer to a dead dash and mid. After much headbanging I've finally fixed it.some time ago I had a dead toad alarm removed by an auto electrician!! Straight after I had no dash and no mid.took it back and he...
  6. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi - I have a 118i 2011 F20. Three times now the pipe between the turbo outlet and the main exhaust pipe has disconnected mid-drive. I was am told by a mechanic that the pipe connecting to the turbo has a minimal overlap and is held with a 13mm bolt jubilee type clamp that is spot welded to the...
  7. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi My MID unit needs a new screen and pixels fixing does any body know a place that does this repair, and also how to remove the unit?
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I have just bought a E36 316i Coupe which has the analogue clock, I managed to pick-up a 7 Button OBC/MFD/MID for €1 on eBay :jaw-dropping :D But It didn't come with a harness, so I want to attempt to make my own. I've read some analogue to 7 button wiring guides, but I can find any decent...
  9. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All I have just had the MID on my 1997 E38 728i repaired due the dreaded pixel issue. Now that I have a screen that is readable, I noticed the date format is mm/dd/yyyy. Does anyone know if the format can be changed to dd/mm/yyyy. Merry Christmas to all from a Kiwi living in Australia. John
  10. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Does anyone have any experience/knowledge about the MID module in the older E38's? Mine isn't working. On the centre console I do have the displays visible for the stereo and telephone. However these are all I can see, any other pages on the display are blank When using the button on the...
  11. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Okay, so you know that 'bong' when the MID fault display pops up to say there is a brake light out or whatever - well just randomly mine will continually beep for days. Sometimes weeks... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zi2YOCE80wY I filmed it above, and roughly where it's coming from (under...
  12. BMWs spotted - The 'Was it you? forum!'
    To the prat in the white 118d (private plate) on the A44, Aberystwyth to Llangurig road driving like a loon this afternoon. 1). Overtaking in built up areas e.g 30mph zones.. 2). Numerous dangerous overtaking manouevers - including overtaking cars waiting in a queue at temporary traffic lights...
  13. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi All I know everyone has had issues with the MID unit and the display not being clear. I am the same plus my radio/cassette is completely illegible so much so I cannot even get the code in to see if it works. Anyway thanks to Timm I eventually managed to remove the radio despite shredded...
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi from down under. I am about to remove the MID module for the well known pixel repair issue. While I am aware of how to remove it, information I have not been able to find is that can the car still be driven without the MID installed, or should I disconnect the battery prior to removal, and...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a old generation Rds Radio(e39 1998 523)and i wanna install the new generation Business CD RDS With MID.I have a MID, Business CD .Please help with wiring diagram.:optimist
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Can anybody recommend some reasonably cheap non-run flat tyres for my 330i? Looking to replace the rears quite soon, they are the MV3 with 255/35 R18. I was looking on blackcircles and I thought they were supposed to be cheap, seems expensive to me considering its a £140 per tyre for a...
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