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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok, I will attempt to keep this short and readable. My '05 330CD passed its MOT last year with an advisory for front fluctuating brakes. It was very slight and could only be felt by steering wheel vibration under heavy braking above 50mph. This year it has failed the MOT. First try; It has...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, my '99 E46 323i has failed it's MOT on the main beam and fog light tell tales not working, and inspecting the instrument cluster, it looks like someone has opened it up before as there are a few screws missing! :mad Both LEDs work when I put my multimeter across them, albeit one is a tad...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, just got back from the MOT station and my e36 318is failed its co2 . Max being 0.30 and my lowest fast idle was 0.44% In don't wanna have to scrap the car and I don't wanna sell it spares or repairs either. a mate of mine in the business thinks a new cat will sort it. just wondering what...
  4. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    I recently bought a Z3 from a local Saltford independent garage. At the time of the test drive i noticed a knocking through the brake pedal and wandering through the steering. The dealer said they would service the braking system throughout and give the car a new MOT before i collected it. On...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All Please,please can somebody help with the following list on my mot failure. I have spent hours searching for answers as the garage quoted me labour charge of £60 if I supply parts:- 1)Nearside & offside front suspension has excessive play in a lower suspension ball joint...Am I right in...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    just had my MOT done and it failed on the rear suspension ball joint.i was due to have this repaired at a later date anyway but put it to the bottom of the pile because i didnt think it was a massive problem but apparently is.also needs a new motor for the wiper fluid(not the water side(there...
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