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  1. 2008 e60. Outside door pillar discolouring and looking patchy. Solutions?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hello,I have a silver e60... The door pillar on the outside of the car is beginning to fade and discolour. (The outside black trim between the front and back windows). Originally it was a gloss black colour, but it's beginning to look old and patchy and in some light has a blue-ish colour I...
  2. 2008 e60. Outside door pillar discolouring, Looking patchy?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello,I have a silver e60 and on the outside of the car, the door pillar (which should be gloss black) is beginning to fade and discolour, it's looking patchy and old. I have tried polishing with autoglym polish but has no effect...was wondering if anyone has any tips or tricks to restore...
  3. E9X Right Hand Side Dashboard creak Near Pillar

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Seasons Greetings Folks, My 2010 E91 has developed a creak around the right hand side pillar area, I've checked under the bonnet for the torsion bar bolts and they're as tight as they should be so it's something else. The RHS vent clip recently broke so been thinking it could be related to...
  4. 'A Pillar' cover removal - AIRBAG concerns!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I need to remove the A Pillar cover on my 2009 E91 to fit an aftermarket Sat Nav antenna but I'm worried about doing this because of the Airbag. Will I be ok taking the cover off without activating it? Thanks.
  5. 2006 E90 - B pillar sensor fault

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Airbag / seatbelt lights came on, IPNA tells me it is 93CA (Airbag sensor, B-pillar, front passenger's side (X-direction). I know where the sensor is located but before I start ripping out fragile b pillar trim, would any of you know how the wiring for this sensor is routed? I guess the...
  6. e93 leak on a pillar

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    morning all out there, i have looked threw many posts trying to find a solution for leaking a pillars and iam having trouble so i call out to all you BMW lovers for some help, the problem is i have leaks on either side of the car at the top of the a pillar and i am trying to locate the part...
  7. Pillar between windows

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just bought a 330ci convertible and noticed the pillar seal is going top of pillar cover seems to be broken any ideas on best place to get a replacement cover and seal
  8. dent on a pillar

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, after returning to a IKEA car park today I realised I have dent on my A Pillar. Im absolutely pi...d off. Do you guys have an idea if this can be repaired by PDR? There is no damage to the paintwork Sent from Free App
  9. Removing A pillar trim

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Im currently in the process of changing my head unit and adding a sub and amp in the ski pass. The head unit i have got has DAB (i know its not as good as the hype suggests) but id still like to have the option to use it. The DAB aerial it comes with says to attach it to the windscreen up...
  10. A Pillar Column trim cover

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Does anyone know where apart from main stealers I might purchase two A Pillar column trim cover drip mouldings...the bit between the a pillar and the windscreen and has anyone removed and refitted it easy ?
  11. e36 convertible a pillar leak fix

    Hi person who is reading these words! I have had an ongoing issue with my e36 m3 conv which was driving me mad. The a pillar roof leak. It was only on one side, the drivers side where the a pillar meets the roof ie. Top right hand join. Scoured the web for advice and only found one guy on you...
  12. 2009 E92 - rattle noise coming from driver side A Pillar / Front wing

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have uploaded av video below (only to hear the rattle noise). It sounds like it comes from the A-Pillar or front wing and it occurs in about all speeds. It is more likely to occur during vibration (steering, accelaration, driving over painted surfaces etc) but it can occur almost any...
  13. 1994 E36 325i Convertible - Help identifying seal and with roof leak close to a pillar!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I wonder if anyone could help me with identifying this rubber seal located close to the rear window, it has split and needs replacing as it stops the door from shutting properly...... Also, it seems to have sprung a leak where the roof and a pillar meet, as you can see from the...
  14. f07 530d 2011 B pillar internal trim removal ?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, I have a minor rattle behind the trim, BMW have replaced part of the trim, bit it's still there. One of those minor annoying rattles no one else can hear. I know exactly where it is as squashing a roll of paper between the near side seat and B pillar fixes the issue. So, how to remove the...
  15. BMW 120 D E87 front pillar squeeking

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Recently I am experiencing this really annoying squeeking coming from the interior front pillar cover were the front side airbag is. Anyone has got an idea how this comes off or else is there any solution to this?
  16. 2002 E46 330Ci Convertible - C pillar tension string snapped, anyone replaced?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Yesterday my drivers side tension string snapped for the C pillar flap (bat wings / dog ears). It looks like I have to replace the whole flap, rather than just the string :( I've got the part number for the repair kit, and it seems fairly straight forward looking at this guide: DIY E46...
  17. 2006 E87 118D Sport - Remove 'A' Pillar Panel

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, Please could someone inform me of how I would go about removing the A pillar panel (vibration issues) - I've tried removing the Airbag logo cover as per the online instructions but it's not budging even with the help of all the kitchen utensils I managed to sneak out without the other...
  18. E46 '05 there drain holes on front A pillar

    General BMW Discussions
    as above guys, doing my weekly wash at the weekend, i pulled a leaf out of the NS arch liner. as my missus has a MX5, im all too familiar with what a build up of crud can do, if left for any length of time. so my question is, is there a drain hole anywhere on the E46, and how do i clean it out...
  19. 2003 E46 320d - 70 Fault Code - Occupancy Sensor - A Pillar Disturbed

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi All, apologies for my first post being a request for help. I recently bought my first BMW after much searching, a 2003 320d Sport Touring and really love it. The only down side was the BMW Business CASSETTE player!! So I fitted a Blaupunkt DAB headunit with ipod connectivity etc, and...
  20. 2006 E87 116i - air bag A pillar

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    could anyone please advise how to remove the trim from the A pillar,if i take the small plastic cover off, and remove the torx head bolt, will this be all I need to take off to remove it, or is there a chance by doing this it could set off the air bag, advice much appreciated.