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  1. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I have looked through the forum and can't find a post about this but please redirect me if i missed it. I own a 1998 1.9L Z3 and I have a problem with the sheet metal the window motor is bolted onto, basically it has started to tear and means now my window does not go up or down properly as it...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've treated myself to a new pair of headlamps that I'll be getting delivered in the next couple days. On the item description, it states I've not owned the car very long so I have yet to be that far taking off the front bumper and removing the old headlamps (I've yet had any reason to) but...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, Our BMW X5 (2003) recently lost power and started billowing white smoke from exhaust. The AA diagnosed issue with Turbo. We found a local supplier of refurbished turbos who recommended a fitter. The fitter informed me that after fitting the turbo there was a mechanical noise when running...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I am trying to access the starter motor to change it but am struggling to see how the starter motor will come out when i finally get the 2nd E12 torx bolt off. I am working from the top of the car, do I need to remove any coolant/air-con plumbing, glow-plug stuff, or anything else in...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all advice needed. I have this issue where sometimes (not always) when i try to start my 2013 uk 320d F30 the battery voltage drops to between 8-9v before the starter turns the engine. I have fitted 2 second hand starters and the problem went away for a short while then came back. I then...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all Hoping someone on here can help me, so my 318ti compact has developed a rough idle ive changed both cam sensors, both valve solenoids, coil number 2 has it was broke and wasnt clipping in correctly but when i start it up it will rough idle under 1000rpm for about 10-20 seconds then...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys. So I'm currently stranded at a petrol station 30 miles from home and waiting for a flat bed to arrive. RAC technician came first and said starters gone. Earlier today I replaced alternator and ancillary belt as it shred itself. My starter is a remanufactured one and about 2 years old...
  8. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi there BMW lovers I have a BMW E60 I have just noticed that my low coolant light comes on after I switch off motor and will stay on for roughly 20 seconds is that normal Sent from my SM-G925I using Tapatalk
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, Im having an issue, doesnt seem to do it on the initial cold start but throughout the day, once warmed up, the car will fail to start when the button is either pressed to start or held, it spins the motor but disengages it too early, the engine sort of half starts before the motor just...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Started to change the hvac motor on a uk (rhd) 2001 e46 330ci convertible. Things were going fine up to taking the motor out. The plastic wheels were brittle so the motor came out relatively easy as they snapped off. Following the UK version of TIS it stated the motor goes in from the...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i had the car intermittently start only to 2nd attempt for 2 months or so, but it was occasional. this morning i had to try it quite a few times and i heard clicking from the gearbox passenger side, i could actually felt it trough the gear lever. So i couldn't find any diy for the 2L...
  12. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I need some panels on my E92 M3 sprayed. My local BM dealership is Westerly and they have Yeovil Motor Company Bodyshop in their group of companies. Has anyone used them and can advise on their service and ability to colour match. Richard
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, I'm about to replace the original right-hand front headlight which got damaged after a small crash. Now i'm noticing a huge difference in price with all the models online (ebay, amazon...). Obviously i want to buy the closest to the genuine but not spending as much. Does it need to...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a y reg E46 touring and the washer motor has stopped working I could with checking the fuse first ,does anyone no what number it is in the fuse box ?
  15. General BMW Discussions
    I've spent days researching to why my roof doesn't work. Boot lock sensors etc, no fault code through diagnostic. I bought the car with a continue battery drain which turned out to be the amplifer. As far as im aware everything else worked before hand. I have a solid red light when pressing...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So I have use it before mixed with my fuel to clean my injectors & whatever other parts of my fuel system neeed it, it noticeably help the car drive better, or at least feel that way for awhile. I have a 2004 525i with 118k miles on the engine, it looks great and besides a rpm bounce issue it...
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have a 1 series convertible. Had it for 10 years from new. The Windows sticks solid when iced up in cold weather. This should not be an issue other than you can't open the window until the car warms up inside. On my car if you attempt to open the window the motor keeps trying to open the...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Right guys, i have a problem and i need the bimmer boys to help me. My top motor stopped working a long time ago, i have a new motor i took of another roof from scrappys. I cant seem to take off the inside cover to change the motor. Any1 taken the black plastic cover off whilst roof is locked...
  19. Introductions
    Thanks for the add . I’ve just got myself a 2014 E93 M3 , absolutely love this motor. I now need someone in the northwest who can code it for me. I’d really like to be able to open and close the roof with the remote . Anyone who can help please drop me a line .
  20. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Pretty sure my starter has bitten the dust finally. Battery voltage is fine and fully charged. Turning the key results in a loud clang from the left side of the engine and nothing else. So.... has anybody had the starter out? Any tips? It looks like a wretched job :(
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