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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have a 67 Reg 2 series that I’m taking to a main dealer to preserve its warranty, rightly or wrongly! I was told when I bought it that everything that needed doing would come up on the computer as it was required. Firstly it needed an oil service at about 14000 miles, which was not too...
  2. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello, sorry for my english because its very weak.. I have e36 with onboard computer obc 18, i need wiring diagram, i have searched the whole internet, but i haven't found what I'am looking for, in my country noone can help me.. I found such schemes...
  3. Auto Electrical Forum
    The on board computer started playing up a couple of years ago, gradually getting worse (red screen intermittently) until I had no screen, no sat nav and no radio. I took it for repair to an unofficial BMW specialist who took the computer out and sent it off for repair. To cut a long story short...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, The language on my onboard computer keeps reverting back to German minutes after I have changed it to English. Can anyone help what to do to have it permanently as English as it is really annoying. Many thanks
  5. Introductions
    The computer screen was damaged by a long piece of timber I was carrying in the car. There is no visible (mechanical) damage but the screen has stopped working. We live in France (the car is LHD) and I have been quoted €2000 by a BMW garage to replace the computer, a lot to pay out for an 11...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have tried to search google but no joy, Is there an inboard system that i can check if any faults are there? I have used the check control and it shows no faults, Thanks
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    my onbaord computer has been acting funny/crazy. the button on the indicator isnt changing the values on the dashboard. i have tried the tricks using the ODO button but the TEST doesnt display.its not even running even the all light test of dashboard. although the door opening/closing...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone. I have a BMW e36 316i 1998, and I'm going to buy a new climate control for it within about a week from now, and the guy I'm buying it from is currently in the process of scrapping his e36 318i. He only started selling it for parts just now, I think I might even be the first buyer...
  9. Motorsport and Drifting (BMW related)
    onboard video from drifting on a track in France calles Anneau du Rhin. On some parts the track is nice and fast :hihi
  10. Introductions
    Hi All, I have a temperamental Estoril E53 4.6iS which has had me through the mill since buying her a few years ago. Hedgehog, gearbox etc....the usual stuff. Anyway, from Bangor near Belfast in Northern Ireland and am looking forward to using this forum. Cheers.
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all ive just got my 2007 320d se auto and whilst scrolling through the onboard computer i noticed that in the service section the oil light was in red and had (minus) -1000 underneath and the brake fluid light was also red and had 08/2011 underneath it. Does this mean that both these fluids...
  12. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I have two niggling problems that I would like to raise here: 1. When I set the courtesy light switch to light up on opening the car doors, the light sometimes comes on on it's own. I've had this sort of problem in the past and it is usually down to the door switch that needs fiddling with or...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    hi, I have searched and searched many places for an answer or help to my question and I hope this is the right place to post. I bought a 1996 318i for my son, it has the 7 button basic OBC and we picke dup an 11 button to replace it to try and get the check function and all that.. I have only...
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Any one know how to remove the "On-board computer, television & sat nav" unit? I bought a so called Workshop manual on cd, next to useless, it lists only known faults and remedies for dealers.
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi there, i'm having a problem with the onboard computer, and would like some help to find the fault. service onboard computer, is giving out inaccurate readings. on the front pads, i drive 5 miles and is deducting 100 miles. sometimes i drive 100 miles and e takes 1000 miles. in june went...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi My 1999 328i M-Sport convertible has the basic 8 button on board computer fitted (Buttons are 1, 10, 100, 1000, SET/RES, CHECK, CLOCK & DATE). I would like to fit an 11 button On Board Computer which has additional MEMO, C/F, & TEMP buttons rather than trying to fit the the 18 button...
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    on my onboard computer that gives mpg, speed, clock, outside temp and miles left, it seems that only the clock, outside temp and miles left in tank work, any ideas for why this may be?? surely the speed and mpg should adjust instantaneously??
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys (and gals), After a successful retrofit of a full electic hood to my semi-electric convertible, I decided my next plan was to be much more ambitious...... This time I am going to retrofit the on-board computer and climate control to my convertible. Over the coming posts I will keep...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    the onboard computer on my 2000 bmw 3 series just shows the time,it was working fine yesterday,when i press the stalk nothing happens,i've checked the fuses in the glovebox and everything is ok.any ideas?is there any way i can reset that?