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  1. AK90+ e46 ews4.3 mistake

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi everybody, first of all I want to say sorry for my awkwardness and my gramatical errors (I'm not english speaker) and hope someone could help me. I just bought an AK90+ device in order to make a new key for my bmw (e46 320d 150hp 2002). My module is ews4.3 which means that it has 2L86D...
  2. RARE emergency mode mistake in a 325tds 1996

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, I have a 325tds and something strange happens to him ... when he does not understand and nothing happens because he had the damaged master injector (which already changes) ... but I do not have a good answer and I tried to change the flowmeter because with the Disconnected if it went well...

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    so long story short, i put plastic bags into the black hose going into the turbo coming from the air box, and then i forgot to take it out and started the car and car died after couple seconds with few dash lights (steering, etc) so basically, I am assuming huge damage to the turbo? what else...
  4. Big mistake :(

    General BMW Discussions
    So yesterday I purchased a 2011 320d E90. The mileage is reasonably high at 98k however the price was decent and has a full service history with BMW. ... However on day 2 of ownership the headlight washer jet motors have both failed ( don't retract ) and my serpentine ( I think ) pulley...
  5. BMW owner by mistake!

    Hello folks Great fun on here and thanks for all your smashin information. I must admit I did by my first BMW almost by mistake! My trusty local mechanic had a couple of motors for sale and knew I was in the market for a runabout. He's a good lad I trusted him when he said he had a "good" motor...
  6. 2003 316......big mistake???

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. I'm new this site, new to forums in general and new to bmw's so please excuse me if I get this all wrong! :blush: I just bought a 2003 316 compact. My ex husband checked it out with me and all seemed good. However the morning after there was a puddle under the car and the water...
  7. BMW 340i - a mistake?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Have BMW dropped the ball on the forthcoming LCI 335i power wise? The highly respected N55 engine is being replaced with a supposedly better engine in the B58 developing more power. The new 340i will deliver 320 bhp and 320 lb-ft torque, which is only a marginal bump up. Also, the new Mercedes...
  8. 2004 E60 530D Stupid mistake - Rear Door lock

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'm so mad with myself. When I came out of work today I noticed my passenger side rear door was unlocked (all the rest locked). I blipped a few times and the actuator does nothing at all, not even pulse. When I got home I locked the car and sure enough, rear door still open. In a blind fit...
  9. Mistake or Correct oil for e90 320d 2007?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey folks, I bought this oil for my car today, just wondered, it doesn't mention anything about BMW on it, I noticed others said 'BMW LL-04' but as I plan on changing the oil in another 5000 miles, this was just to top up as the car does use up oil inbetween services. My car is a 2007 320d (non...
  10. e91 335d Oil change mistake?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I have done something and it could be a really stupid mistake so please can I check... I was changing the oil and instead of putting new oil through the usual oil filler opening on the engine, I put the oil through the housing in which the oil filter itself goes into. I had the old...
  11. Buying 2011 535d - HPI Mileage discrepancy reported by seems like a mistake - how to verify quickly?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, i've just been to view a great 535d M Sport Touring advertised on piston heads Used 2011 BMW F10 5 Series [Post-10] 535D M SPORT TOURING for sale in Surrey | Pistonheads The car is in great condition & I've negotiated to buy subject to normal HPI checks all coming back clear. On...
  12. Made a mistake today by playing with something I prob shouldn't have

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys newbie here Bmw 2007 m47 320d Had it a few weeks and have done about 500 miles and i think its not to great on fuel and today I was tampering in the secret menu to find the engine coolant temp and its running at 72 degrees which is low Any was gonna change the thermostat for cooland...
  13. Have I made a mistake?

    Hi, I've been looking for a manual 330/320 e46. But the best deal I was offered as part ex was on a low mileage decent nic auto 330 from a local dealer. Not so sure if I've made the right decision, should I have held out for a manual? None the less I can at least now say I'm a proud bimmer...
  14. Petrol Tanker Mistake - Huge Repair Bill

    General BMW Discussions
    Here's the scene - driving on A20 yesterday following a Transit with an artic tanker in front of him. As I round a slight bend the Tranny suddenly moves to the right to get out of the way of an object bouncing in the road . I have nowhere to go and I drive straight over the object almost dead...
  15. 150 mph into the TT pits mistake

    BFuk Open Topic
    Paul Shoesmith yesterday entered the pits by mistake at 150 mph while practicing for next weeks TT. YouTube - ‪ISLE OF MAN TT 2011 PITLANE FAIL ALMOST CRASHED‬‏
  16. 2008 E61 535D, Oil level too high, Dealer Mistake?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My e61 535d went in for oil service in Nov last year, so 2 - 3 months ago, and I've just cheched the oil level on the diplay and it has given a warning "Oil Level to High" Is this serious, could it result in any in any long term damage to the engine. I know you had to be very careful with over...
  17. Christmas day quiz... Spot the mistake

    BFuk Open Topic
    To cure the boredom of Christmas day here's a picture...anyone spot something wrong... Please feel free to add your own "wrong" pictures
  18. Have i made a mistake ?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi, Spent the day taking off the door cards on me E39 - they squeeked like fook, as did the trim inserts etc. So went nuts and greased the feck out of everything - the clips that hold the card to the door, and the edge of the card that meets the door. Just put the last one on and the old man...
  19. spot the mistake

    BFuk Open Topic
    spot the mistake
  20. I may have made a mistake...

    General BMW Discussions
    Well, after having taxed my baby...I THOUGHT i had 2 weeks before my MOT ran out....Infact, i have 1:frown And, tbh...i dont think she is going to pass. So, i have to wait till wed. at the earliest to get it tested (thats when i get payed)...but i wont have enough to repair her if she fails:mad...