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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, Firstly, my apologies if this has already been discussed, I had a search online and in the this forum but couldn't find anything. I have recently acquired a 2003 e46 convertible and have noticed that i can only open and close the roof when the car is at a complete standstill. i am...
  2. BMW Guides and How To's
    Is it possible to prevent remote control of the rear door as I keep opening it by accident
  3. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi Guys I have been out looking at Z4s today, I found a tidy 2009 one with the folding hard top, but was a bit concerned about the operation of the folding roof 9 I know they can be troublesome. I held the button in to open it and the roof retracted ok but stopped a couple of times until I...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Friends, I have searched for an answer to this one and followed all tech sheets and guides on the mechanism, if I am duplicating a thread please forgive me. The hood will not close on my '95 E36 Cab: the console switch is dead, battery is definitely OK and have replaced all 3 fuses in bonnet...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All New to the foum and have a quick query! Cooling fan(s) on my 26k mile 325d is sometimes activated at key off and runs for several minutes. This"seems" random as the car doe4s the same journey in similar conditions and temps but doesnt always trigger the fan its a BMW approved used car...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have just acquired a 2007 523I BMW and I find it has a rain sensor which, as I understand controls the operation of the intermittent wiper motion. If this is correct then mine does not work. According to BMW it can still be made to work, but in a manual mode, and that is to lift the stalk once...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has anyone else had the problem of the intermittent operation of the tailgate? Mine is a March 2013 520d and the actuator wont move on occasions. Sometimes it wont open, even though the unlock and rear cover operation work. Sometimes when open it wont close, but if it is left for a little...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello I have recently come into possession of an e30 318 lux convertible, the power hood dosnt work and I cant work out how to open the hood stowage lid manually? I have had a little look around and found some vehicles with manual release buttons in the rear door cards this car does not have...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    BMW 2002 - 325 ci convertible. If you switch the headlights on and put the switch to auto wipe and operate the windscreen washers the headlight washers operate twice as they should. After that nothing, doesn't matter how many times you operate the w/washers the headlight washers will not work...
  10. BMW Tuning Forum
    BMW N73 running with no intake - YouTube SO i disconnected my throttlebody form my valvetronic N42 engine today and the engine started popping and banging, though it was rather stable'ish, The video shows an N73 valvetronic engine running with out a throttle or manifold, Can anyone provide...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Morning all. Just bought a 530d touring high mileage 191k but drives lovely . Problem is there seems to electric gremlins which are getting worse by the day. Firstly no clock in radio,no indicator,fog light,high beam dash lights on but all work. Indicator tick rock noise not evident . Cd...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    e36 318SE TDS How do you check the electrical operation for the bulk head Water Valve
  13. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi All, I have done a bit of searching on the site to explore what is going on with my roof but have unable to pin down exact solutions, so I am hoping for a little help from the forum. As the title suggests I am experiencing a problem with the auto operation of the electric roof of my 2004...
  14. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have just got a 2003 E46 320D Sport, I have what is meant to be a full suite of manuals, using the relevant small manual I have synced my mobile (HTC Trophy7) to it OK and it has downloaded the contacts just fine. I don't have any manual that describes the phone controls at all as it's not in...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all! I'm in a bit of a trouble. Going to give you as many detais as possible. Lately my car has developed a flat spot around 2/2500RPM. ( been that way for weeks ). Today i was drinving and suddenly it started to misfire (badly), enventually it stopped. ( it died completely ) i tried to...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    can anyone help me, i wass letting the top down on my convertible, when it readched the stage of the cover opening, but then it stopped. i suspect a fuse gone in the luggage compartment. but i cant get in can anyone help me please. cheers
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    HI All, not been a member 5 mins and have the first question for you. I have Z3 - 2000 2lt version. When you start the car the central locking operates and off you go - but the electric windows wont operate for approxs 2 mins. Really painful if parked in a barrier operated car park ! - have...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, quick question regarding the 1 toch window operation. All windows go down on the one touch and all will go back up via 1 tich except the n/s/r window which i have to holf the button down for it to go up. Common fault? Cheers
  19. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    i have a 530i tourer that has intermittent operation to the rear power windows any ideas where to start we can hear the relays clicking but nothing happens
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Help please!!!! Can someone tell me where the elecric motor/pump is fitted which operates the electric hood on E36 cabrio. Even the BMW agent in Cyprus does'nt know - but will look for a price!
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