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  1. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I recently purchased a 2004 BMW 530i with only 63K on the clock. Very happy with it except for the fact that the key memory has been programmed to automatically lock all the doors once underway. I positively hate this feature. We don't live in an area where car-jacking is common, and...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Just finished cleaning the filters on my windscreen washer pumps on my e91.....what a pain !!!! remove wheel remove wheel arch liner.....how many screws and fittings ????? disconnect wiring harness disconnect filler pipe remove washer bottle remove pumps and filters.......time ...nearly two...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Not been on here for a while as my 2001 e39 530d has been running good and working fine. Recently my car has developed a rough idle and a lot of white smoke on start up. I hooked it up to INPA and the injector correction values show that injector 2 is sitting at 5.9ish. The other 5 are...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have a e61 520d I've owned it for 2 years but in the last 12 months it decided to go through headlight bulbs like every 4 weeks. I won't mind if they were cheap as I get them trade But I normally get the blue tip bulbs On average about £10 each. Is this common or have I got a fault.
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    please help , I have a problem with my bmw e46 320TD compact , Its Got 150,000 Miles On The Clock It will not start as it should when hot , when its cold it starts like a rocket but once you get it warm and do a few miles and switch it off then its a pain to start it just keeps turning over...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all Just wondering if anyone else has had this or can help me as I am rather confused! I have had 2 BMW E36 Coupe's over the years and really enjoyed the ride and handling. I bought a BMW 316 Compact a few weeks ago. Fantastic car, good on fuel, good boot space for what I need, in very...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Ok guys, I know i havent been very active on here since christmas, but that is due to family commitments and other such things to deal with. Anyway, Today was MOT time (Scary time for ANY old car owner) and unfortunatly, he didnt fetch me a green sheet......or a red sheet......in fact, he...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi everyone :) My pride and joy a 1997 e36 vert 318 m43 wont start:frown Quick explanation : I replaced the starter motor and put everything back together I have a strong spark and the fuel pump primes, after poking the valve on the fuel rail petrol shoots out, however when shes cranked over...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    tryin to get the oil filter off to do an oil change. need the special socket
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