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  1. Mystery part - any ideas

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, I found a plastic part in my car (2007 e92) and I cannot work out what it is or where its come from. Its stamped with a bmw roundel and part no is L7 118 501-04. I've checked on realoem and that part isn't listed. Any ideas? Sent from my STF-L09 using Tapatalk
  2. Luggage cover mystery

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi please could someone help?? I have a 520 F11 2013. The powered luggage cover seems to have a mind of its own! On opening the tailgate at always retracts. However on closing sometimes it goes down fully straight away sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes it goes down half way and stays there a while...
  3. Mystery option E91

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Folks, Just swapped from an E46 Touring to a 2008 LCI E91 and going through the various key settings via the BC. Can anybody tell me what this does:- There is no reference to it in the owners handbook that came with the car. The option values are 3 X or 1 X. I thought it might be...
  4. 330 cd PDC location a complete mystery

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Getting a continuous beeeeeep when I go into reverse (manual gearbox). All four rear sensors are ticking, so tend to think they are all ok. Diagnostics indicate fault with part 9115432 which is the PDC. I cannot for the life of me find the PDC. It is a 330 cd so convertible and a 56 plate, so...
  5. Can you identify the mystery space in the boot of an E36 coupe

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Can anyone identify what device would have fitted behind the bulge in the passenger side carpet? I've looked on realOEM but can find anything that fits in that position. I'd like to find the bracket so I could fit an amplifier in its place.
  6. Any PUA'S here? Mystery / style etc?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Anyway please IM me if so!
  7. E36 Steering Mystery Problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone, first post. At wits end and could use some advice. Bought 1997 316i Saloon a year ago. Car ran well, until overheating problem. Coolant system change and all was well again, Since purchase, steering wandered quite a bit at high speeds and was left biased. Took to Munch Legends...
  8. E92 2009 320i - Mystery oil leak

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    E92 2009 320i - Oil leak solved - Vacuum Pump Hi all, Another niggle on the 320i! Took the car in for a service last week, all seemed well but the next morning I moved the car and it has left a little, but still nasty looking, oil mark on the drive. I took the car back, the mechanic took...
  9. 2004 320d mystery wiring

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all I got myself a 04 320d estate a few weeks ago rear windscreen wiper dosnt work so I decided to have a look pics of what I found, where does this wiring go is something missing. The wires do not connect together ???
  10. Chipped Brake Calliper... Mystery

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all I’ve just noticed there is a large ‘chip’ out of the face of one of my m sport brake callipers. The paint has certainly been scrapped off along with a bit of metal as well. I’ve attahced a picture as I know I’m probably not explaining it very well. Does any one have any idea how his...
  11. 2001 E39 530i - mystery cable!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, Found an unplugged cable lurking on the intake side of the engine, and can't for the life of me find where it's supposed to plug in. Anyone have any idea what it is or where it goes? Car still runs without warning lights if that helps (except the DSC light, but not sure that's...
  12. bmw 645 a mystery

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    iv just done the top end hydraulic lifters,, near side and of side, lifters, checked intermediate fingers ,checked cams , all this was done as the car had a loud single tapping, put car back together a all sounds good on all cylinders, but very mechanical sounding tapping is still there...
  13. Half engine light mystery

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi - I'm new to posting here and I'm not mechanical at all, so please forgive my ignorance but any help I can get on this would be appreciated!! I bought a 2nd hand 318i back in 2015 - it's a 2010 e90 model and had done 39k miles. It's now done 47k. Around 2 months ago, the yellow half engine...
  14. E91 Mystery Connector (318i 2006)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hopefully, someone can help me. I have just noticed a loose, unconnected connector in my engine bay. After much research, I have come to the conclusion that I shouldn't try and get a job as a researcher!! I'm sure someone here can point me in the right direction. Thanks! EDIT: Sorry, just...
  15. 2010 E92 320i - Mystery Oil Pressure Warning Light

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I recently bought a 2010 320i coupe. Long story short(ish), when taking it for a full service after a week of owning it I discovered the previous owner had disconnected the oil pressure warning light AND neglected to tell me it had had an engine rebuild, likely from timing chain failure. I know...
  16. Fuel pressure regulator mystery E92 325i 2008.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm sure the mystery is easily solved by the experienced members of this forum but for the life of me I cant find out - using google at least - where the hell the fuel pressure regulator is located on my car. Some sites suggest its under the passenger side floor, others say inside the fuel tank...
  17. Mystery box behind my E39 head unit...

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Good evening all, This is my first post on this forum, having purchased my E39 535i a couple of days ago. I’m quite keen to replace the head unit and yesterday I took out the factory radio to see what style wiring adapter I need. This is where I found a mystery black box. The box doesn’t...
  18. BMW e46 320ci coupe misfire mystery

    Technical Guides for the E36, E30 and E21
    My 2002 320ci manual petrol coupe seems to have developed a misfire I believe. It's running rough particularly below about 1500 rpm and seems to smooth out after that. Light is on the dash board but yet to get the fault code. Anyone have any ideas where to start or have experienced this...
  19. 320d turbo mystery

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all, Once again the 320d throwing a mysterious issue at me! Pulling off the roundabout and once it reaches the sweet spot of 2k+ revs I was prepared to take off....but instead boost and loud whine from turbo, sounded like a police car approaching. There were no bangs or other...
  20. E46 Halogen to Xenon mystery

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have 2002 09 E46 320d facelift touring - halogen ZKW lights. I have bought full AL bi-xenon retrofit kit (full headlights, and washers), programmed my light module to bi-xenon - active. When I connected my low beam cable to xenon ballast - both lights didn't work, they only flickered and...