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  1. Air Con Condenser Failed 2 months outside warranty!

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Some advice gratefully received: I have a 435D, probably one of the best cars I've had! And the A/C has just stopped working, 2 months out of warranty... grrr. So, I've paid the £90 to find out the condenser has failed (not due to damage) but the dealer has requested a BMW contribution...
  2. 520d Poor fuel consumption in the cold months

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Had 5 series for years, got latest in October last year, a 520d with 150k miles on the clock. Went as expected, 55 - 58 mpg on motorway and 36mpg on commute. Then noticed in December through to March fuel consumption dropped to 26 on commute and 44 on motorway and quite powerless. Now that it's...
  3. 2008 E90 318d - Not been serviced for 12 months. What do you suggest?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So I've bought a 318d 2008. It's not been serviced for over 12 months. What would you suggest I look at doing? Thanks
  4. 4 months 4 sets of wheels 4 pictures .... seriously

    General BMW Discussions
    :rolleyes: 1st set on the car when I bought it, really didn't like them, too small and sat too high, 2nd set I went for the OEM look but got board quickly, 3rd set were cheap and I liked the staggered dish but then I saw the Style 32s's and that was number 4 sorted! There will be no more...
  5. Going away for a possible 3 months, battery question

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello guys, I currently have a 2012 f20 116i, which is my first BMW, that isn't a E**. So far I love the car, it's just strange driving on the other side of the road. I have tried looking around for the answer but I have problems finding an answer. I may have to leave my f20 for 3 months :(...
  6. 2005 E46 318Ci – 2nd brake servo gone in 3 months

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I had a very hard brake pedal in December which was found to be a faulty servo. The car has done 150k miles now and wasn't well maintained until I got hold of it a few years ago, so I didn't think much of it. I got it replaced, and I had the best brakes the car's ever had since I've...
  7. 2008 BMW E92 330i (N53)- 10 Months of Engine Misfire!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All I wonder if anyone can help regarding my engine misfire?? I've tralled through loads of posts but there are no definite solution. I have had a LOT of work done and even left it with a garage for days for them to investigate but still no joy :frown Problem: misfire of all cylinders...
  8. E90 Break Squeal after months of usage

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, I had Textar break pads put on my E90 in February all four corners. I never had problems with Textar before, had them on my E46 before. After around 3 months usage they started squeaking like mad, only on breaking at little speeds however. If i press them hard, they stop squeaking...
  9. e46 330i clutch burned out after solid fly wheel convertion in 3 months help what clutch to put in now asap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    3 months ago got my garage to fit me a valeo solid fly wheel conversion kit 3 months down the line the friction plate has completely gone they have said to me that due to my driving and the conversion I would be better to uprate to a performance clutch. but they cant source one as they only deal...
  10. few more months and bye bye e46

    General BMW Discussions
    Few more months and getting rid of the e46 for the e90 330d cant w8 as this one has been abit of a dog lol hopefully the nxt one will be better how many people have owned the e46 and has been glad to see it go they look the part for an old car but thats about it as far is i can see lol
  11. BMW 540 Sport 3 months into ownership

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I wasn't sure where to post this so here it is.lol Well we've owned our 2001 540 SPort for almost 3 months now... I have to say we adore the car...It drives so beautifully and is such a nice place to be.. I've had reason to be at a BMW Main dealer a few times and I had a wonder round the...
  12. 2002 Remapped 330d Auto - Centre Bearing wearing out after only 2 months

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi As the title suggests, the centre prop bearing has worn out after being changed after only 2 months. I had the car Eco remapped (210-215ish bhp from 184 bhp) 6 months ago and the bearing wore out after about 3 months so I had it replaced along with the guibo as the car had done 136k and I...
  13. 2002 325 m sport e46 coolant level light on after 8 months. ??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My rad level light came on Friday. I opened the cap and it took 1l of water. now I havn't seen any leaks and there is no mayo under the cap or on the dipstick. my question is the obvious. has any one else had this issue? I expect it shouldn't really ever need topping up, only on services?
  14. 320d no boost no error codes two months in mechanic no joy!!, help!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    This is the story with my car, 2002 320d 150bhp A swirl flap went down cylinder 4 and a head got rebuilt and fitted Everything went back together The cars starts perfect, but fails to rev to 4000 revs on idle. The car Does boost slightly for about 300 metres from a cold start but the...
  15. E46 325CI M Sport Help / standing 3 months.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good evening guys, hope you are all well. I'm on the look out for an E46 as the company I work for has cancelled the car policy (Company Car). I have been looking at E46's mainly / After owning a 328i e36 + M50 manifold / M3 slip diff , short shift etc a few years back . . Loved the straight...
  16. E36 1995 328i been sitting on driveway for 18 months. Help to get back on road please!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone, I have recently taken ownership of a 1995 e36 328i. Its in good shape but has been sat on a flat driveway for 18 months, it wasnt prepared atal and has the same petrol, oil etc as it did a year and a half ago. I released the handbrake and it moved a few feet quite happily. Can...
  17. 525dat F11 Warped discs for the third time in 18 months

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I own a 2011 525dat / 33.000km (20.000 miles). The discs and pads on all four wheels has already been changed three times due to warped discs. And now the car has started to vibrate again when braking, and the discs need to be changed again, for the 4. time. In only 18 months. How can this bee...
  18. 840Ci 1999 - Non runner - after being sat for 6 months and 15 minutes

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I needed to move the 840 this afternoon after sticking the front suspension back together. Various bits and bobs are disconnected under the bonnet but it started first turn of the key. It idled really nicely for about 15 minutes and then just cut out. It will re-start, only runs like it's on...
  19. Dpf warning light 6 months after remap

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi. My particle warning light is coming on after about 10 mins of driving. For the last year I have used the car daily doing about 10 miles a day with about 10 or so decent motorway journeys. The car is 4.5 yrs old and covered 38000. BMW have told me to take it on a good motorway drive holding...
  20. Clutch slipping but only 9 months old

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys im new to the forum i have a 93 325i coupe and the clutch seems to slip when i shift hard, would my car have a cdv? When the clutch got done it had a full kit fitted i really dont want to be buying a new clutch again thanks luke
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