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  1. Servicing

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all, new here and looking at buying a 2014 420d msport from an approved dealer, the car has only done 11800 miles, it is very up together and drives well, apparently the old guy who owned it has been unwell hence the low mileage. My concern is that the dealer didn't really let on at first...
  2. BMW 1 Series E87 high mileage gearbox oil change

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all.. Have a 1 series 120d E87 manual with 157000 miles on the clock and will be doing a gearbox oil change as the guys in the garage when replacing the clutch & DMF came up with it not needing changing as it was a sealed unit and didnt need it wtf? Anyways I'm doing it as I think it needs...
  3. Highish mileage 530d

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have the chance of a highish mileage (160k) E60 530d with a manual gearbox from 2003 the car is cheap enough (listed at £1500), it has a few cosmetic issues (dents and scratches not rust) but otherwise is presentable. Is there anything specific I need to look out for before buying? I am not...
  4. Buying 160k mileage N52

    General BMW Discussions
    As the title says I'm looking at a very high mileage N52 and would never consider a car with this mileage, however I only hear and see good things about the N52 and for an E92 330i with all the options I could want for only £3.7k I think it's a bargain. Even if bits were to go wrong the other...
  5. Would you buy this X1? 70k Mileage?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello all - hoping someone can help advise me on whether or not a 2012 (62 reg) X1 with 70k miles on the clock is a good idea? 2L, manual, diesel. XDRIVE18D M SPORT I drive 80 miles a day (motorway) and looking for a nice, comfortable car which is suitable for a young family too. I don't have...
  6. Mileage

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    My 2001 Z3 cluster has had the dreaded EEP_1 error and no functioning dials other than the speedometer for about 4 years. This evening, in desperation, I swapped the coding plug (EEPROM) for one out of another cluster and as if by magic, the original cluster now works properly with EITHER...
  7. 2010 Low Mileage 740i - Reliability And Buying Advice

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys, My Mercedes CLS got written off a few weeks ago and I have decided to now get another BMW (I previously had a Z3 which I loved). Initially I was looking at a 5 series (F10) but a friend of mine knows someone who is selling a 7 series 740i (F01). It's a 2010 model and only has 30,000...
  8. e60 530d 200k mileage. Am i mad?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Going to look at a 2005 530d auto tomorrow with 200k miles. 1 owner from new, and full history. Am i crazy or is it worth a shot? have been told gearbox is 100% and there's receipts for a few gearbox oil changes over the years. Look very clean inside and out. Its for sale for £2200. Let me know...
  9. newer car or lower mileage

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    HI I am looking at spending about £13000 on a 7 series and would like to know peoples opinions on age vs miles example 2014 with 120k miles or 2011 with 50k miles? Is there a year where major changes took place and therefore worth paying extra to get. Many thanks for any advice or thoughts.
  10. what mileage are on your 650i's

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all, What's everyone's views on high mileage 650i's say 104,000 miles? its full service history by BM and specialist on time and Castrol Edge 5w-30, no smoke either, its in excellent condition and well looked after. Do people still worry about high mileage vehicles nowadays? years ago it was...
  11. 95 840ci auto - correcting mileage on new instrument cluster

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    95 840ci auto - instrument cluster / ekm repair ( FIXED! ) New Issue, Had to replace instrument cluster and ekm due to an ekm pin error, but now the new ekm / instrument cluster is 160k mileage whereas the car and it's history are only 105k (this also causes an issue if I now have an accident...
  12. 635D higher mileage maintenance

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    My 635D is now on 115k and still going strong and I plan to keep it for another year . I’ve owned it from 75 k and maintain it myself . Does anyone know the life of the aux drive belt and is it worth removing the DPF and having it cleaned at this mileage ? Ive noticed engine temp is not...
  13. 35d owners what failed on you and what is your mileage?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My milage is about 130k miles. My car 2006 had the following: couple misaligned red charge hose cases Cracked aluminium intercooler hose 2x vacuum lines changed 2x Pressure converters/solenoids - (not necessary) EGR solenoid - helped with 10-20% power increase 2x Glow Plugs Glow Plug relay Both...
  14. Mileage Verification

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Is there anyway I can verify the correct millage on an E46. Wifes brother bought an e46 316ti. The car looks like it has over 200k but the cluster shows 120k. The lcm also shows the same mileage.* My suspicion is that it was rolled back. I didn't a quick test, unplug a sensor from the dme for...
  15. Low mileage question (service and brake fluid)

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Apologies if this has been covered already. I did look, but could not find a similar case or question. But I am new here. I bought my (E46) 318i just over two years ago. Feb 2016 with 49,000 miles. I got a full service and brake fluid change. May 2016 – MOT passed. May 2017 – MOT...
  16. 2009 E90 318d with High Mileage - Consider or Avoid at All Costs?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, For a number of reasons that I won't bore you with here, I'm quite interested in a very tidy but high mileage 318d SE E90 Saloon that is local to me. As you would expect, I have been reading up on here on the N47 engine and its numerous issues :jaw-dropping The car is pretty much...
  17. E60 High Mileage quandary - "Oh Gawd not that one again".

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Bear with me for a second. This is a bit related to the "should I buy a high miler" topic but with my own take. I have been an MX5 owner (what a car!) for a few years and am returning to the BMW fold for my late work life-early retirement car. I need some more seats and.. y'know.. a boot. I...
  18. How is your high mileage n47 320d going?

    General BMW Discussions
    So how it your car getting on? heading for the scrapper or have you spent so much keeping it going that there is no turning back :frown or maybe everything is awesome :thumbsup Our two Our 08 320d E92 has 173K miles and rapidly increasing, Has had a second hand gearbox in December (noisey in...
  19. 520d with higher than average mileage - advice please

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I'm hopefully joining the BMW club this week with a used 520d. Its a 13 plate, and had done 100k mileage. The mileage is high I know and I've read all about the timing chain issues people have with these cars. Everything about this particular car is great and exactly what I'm after...
  20. milestone mileage - good these BMWs eh?

    General BMW Discussions
    join me in raising a glass to my fantastic 10 year old 320D [m47;)], works hard tramping up and down motorways as part of my work. still enjoy every journey in it. here's to another 100k or so.:thumbsup