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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I’ve got a f30 320d the egr valve stuck closed so I undid the 2 bolts and gave the valve a little clean, this was ok for a couple days but flagged it back up, if I disconnect the valve and 2 pipes attached would there be anything in those pipes or is that just for gasses?
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Relatively new owner of X1 and having difficulty playing my Iphone through in car speakers. My Iphone 6 used to connect direct to front dash on car with both USB and earphone cables (the former charged the phone, the latter played audio) My iphone 8 only has a USB socket and whilst this...
  3. The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    I currently have a 118d 64plate. Everything about the car I love..... BUT! When playing music through Spotify whilst connected to Bluetooth, the music seems dubbed down, and the bass is shocking. When I select the radio, the quality is perfect.. I have tried the AUX and this is the same quality...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Guys, New to the forum and this is my first BMW. I'm currently living in Australia but am originally from Bournemouth. I've recently purchased an E36 and unfortunately the central locking is playing up. The issue i'm having is that it locks it's self ok but then unlocks it's self a few...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi i currently have a lci facelift 2010 m sport 320d business edition which comes with sat nav. what would i need to do in order to play dvd's, i have checked the menu but can only see cd/multimedia. re rich
  6. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I would really appreciate it if someone could help me out. Just purchased 2006 530i. Everything fine apart from playing my music from my iPhone. I was aware this would be a problem before I bought it but am now looking for a solution. I bought the proper y cable to go into aux point (there's...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys i took my coupe out today and literly gave it a wash and then parked back in the garage and for some reason the passenger footwell light is playing up, when i open the doors the roof lights and driver footwell light comes on but the passenger one doesn't. When i switch the ignition on...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, Fitted lowering springs to my car last night, Supposed to be 40mm lowering springs but is just sitting the same. the springs are defo shorter than originals and the ones that came off are standard. Im puzzled. Could it be down to the anti roll bar link arms maxed out??? Any help would...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    problems with key 2003 320d key only working when it wants and playing tricks on me i only have the one key for the car It locks after a few trys and opens after a lot it also puts all the windows down with only one press What do i do? I apologise in advance as im sure this has been covered...
  10. BFuk Open Topic
    Got a galaxy s2 on orange, whats the best site to watch the game on?
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've literally just bought my BMW last night so I have a bit to learn about it yet but I was wondering is it possible to play my music off my phone through my car and how to do it? Thanks
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I recently bought a 2007 X3 with original CD changer (in centre console) + Mk IV SatNav (in boot) + Bluetooth phone prep + 3.5mm AUX-IN (rear of centre console) but no DSP. I can play .mp3 CDs in the changer, but am looking for a beter method. I see there are a number of devices that will play...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    2007 X3 E83 - Best device for playing MP3? Sorry - moved here: http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f8/2007-x3-e83-suggestions-playing-mp3-sd-card-usb-cp600bmw-others-t112810/
  14. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I usually make the most of exiting the car in a hurry and having the stereo turn off.... Well obviously while I was 'having a go' at doing the key programming (key to pos. 1 then off and remove then hold unlock while hitting lock 3 times process) I must have affected the obc somehow. Could I...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Ok so here is the run down, 10/2011 - Gearbox rebuilt by a specialist firm that is 200 miles away from me now,I used to be closer to them, this rebuild on the invoice consisted of, do diagnostics, do overhaul on the box, change torque converter with an exchange, fill with BMW synthetic fluid...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    A work colleague and fellow 335i driver, took his car in to a Dealership on Monday because the car on cold start was going in to limp home mode about a minute after starting, but then was fine after restarting again. Turned out to be not too much of a problem, they replaced both Vanos Solenoids...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i all well my fuel gauge seems to be playing up. One min its reading the right amount of fuel then it goes down then back up then down etc.What could this problem be??
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have recently purchased a E87 (123d 5-door Hatch) on a 58 plate. There is an issue with the 'BMW Professional' head unit, in that the CD player only stores the point in time you are within a track (after turning the engine off) for a very short period of time. Examples: 1. At the weekend, I...
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys iv fitted my front and rear speakers to a 900watt amp and is all working fine but after a few mins of it being on the speakers start playing up.The rear speakers keep cutting out so only the fronts are workin then they come back on for a few more secs then cut out again.Can anyone please...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi peeps. The reverse parking sensor beep has recently started to play up on me. When I change gear into reverse (manual gearbox) the beep will come on constantly for about 5 seconds, then go off. This is without me moving, or having anything directly behind the rear of the car. Then when it...
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