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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello, I have a 120d E81 bringing up a mass airflow fault code however I have changed to a brand new one and tested which I believe to have no issues. After further looking into my car I had notice there might be issue with my turbo actuator, causing the mass air flow issue. - My Actuator...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, just had a quick question for the N47 engine timing chain. My e92 320d has started playing up and Ive been told its the chain making the noise and causing the misfires. Video is linked below, any help would be great! N47 clip
  3. BMW Engine Conversions
    When I’m driving around town I hear a slight whine coming from the engine. Mostly when I’m in second gear with the RPM’s above 1.5K. It’s very quiet and isn’t anywhere near the siren like sounds I’ve seen when properly knackered turbos. Power is fine and no smoke. Timing chain replaced about 5k...
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Just bought a 2010 plate E87 118D, got it for £1200 with 65K miles, perfect condition.etc The car was advertised at 3K but on the test drive I noticed a very light chain noise, It's more of a rhythmic tapping sound and you can only hear it with the radio and blower turned off it's silent at idle...
  5. Introductions
    Hi guys and girls, I thought I'd join a forum where I could get feedback and honest opinions. Now my lovely partner has always dreamed of having a BMW Convertible, me being the nice guy I am would love that dream to come true for her. I'm looking at a 1 Series E88 Auto 120d. The later models...
  6. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi to all, I own a 2007 BMW 120D (Engine N47D20A) 130 KW. I had to change the engine (because the timing chain broke) and another engine was installed, from an X3 or 3 Series (I'm not sure). The problem is that I have multiple errors on the Engine (but car is running perfectly fine) and the...
  7. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    It seems that most versions of INPA do not include dde7n47 config file and dde7n47.ico file for N47 Engine Some N47 file versions do not include my engine module which is D72N47B0 I manage to find these files form the last post here by Tambohamilton on 6 Jan 2020 which includes multiple engine...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2007 120d with the N47 engine Can anybody help me with what this noise means? It only happens when accelerating upto 1500 rpm and not in neutral. I can only show it through Twitter link it won’t let me attatch a video. Any help would be greatly appreciated:)
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have installed INPA 5.0.6 from an installer supplied by my data cable supplier who is giving no support. I can clear codes but cannot do anything else. Install did not have N47 engine. I managed to add N47 engine following these instructions Adding N47 engine to INPA!! - babybmw.net Cut...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi 👋 I tried removing the MAP sensor connector but it seems completely stuck. I unclipped the grey retainer but even applying quite a lot of pressure and wiggling around it doesn't want to budge. Am I safe spraying WD on it or does someone have any other tips for uncoupling a stuck sensor...
  11. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 118D coupe recently started hopping between 2000 and 3000 revs, idling roughly along with an engine management light and smoky exhaust, when I checked the code I got a P0401 code so I replaced my EGR valve. After replacing the EGR the car idled smoother and stopped being smokey but is still...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Water pump went on the cars, so removed the EGR and pump but noticed a oil leak which I think is coming from a sensor just above the EGR housing. I have attached a picture of it, can some tell me what it is so i can get replace?
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My wife's 2011 320D E90 with N47d20 engine is using coolant (~500ml/100km). No apparent leaks. It is giving a 4873 code Exhaust gas re-circulation cooling plausibility error. I am assuming there is a coolant leak in the EGR cooler. If it is the EGR cooler is there any real issue in doing a...
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  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi everyone I would really appreciate any help So about 3 months ago my 320d died as I was driving through some traffic. I get it towed home open it up and find out the timing chain upper guide rail broke and caused mayham on my number 4 piston and cylinder head. Valves were bent, and one...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, I have a bmw 320d 2009 lci with the n47 177bhp engine, my question is can i change the turbo actuator for one out of the same model variation car or does this need to be coded in? Ive been told the 163 bhp ones can just plug and and play but the 177 ones may need coding, any help ??
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, New to the forum having recently purchased a high spec January 2009 E90 320d MSport LCI Business Edition. The car has 124k Miles and has a full service history along with passing its recent MOT with flying colours and no advisories. This is the dreaded engine (N47) with timing chain...
  17. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I was wondering if you could help I was cleaning under the bonnet of my 320d F30 earlier and came across this part with a really rusty head however the bolts seemed perfectly intact and there was no rust anywhere else on the car - can anyone help as to what it is?
  18. E87
    Hi I am after some information I recently changed an injector seal (Copper washer) and noticed a rubber 'O' ring type seal near the top of the injector/ cam cover. Is this part of the rocker cover gasket? Or is it simply an 'O' ring... Mine was perished and burned due to the injector leak, is it...
  19. BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi I've got a bmw 123d 2007 n47. I have this noise when it start the car when the engine is worm it only dose it for a split second or two it sound like a gushing noise and can be very loud sometimes it doesn't do it from cold
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I've got this strange sound when I start the car from worm. doesn't do it from cold it's like a gushing noise its on a 2007 bmw 123d
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