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  1. 650i throttle body plug

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi folks, I've not been on in a very long time.......650i was doing fine until recently It looks like i could have a throttle pedal/body/electronic wiring fault. I read it's most likely to be the plug that goes into the body Has anyone had any dealing with this before? Can only seem to...
  2. X5 E53 3.0D glow plug starting problem

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I've checked out the forum for information on my problem, but didn't find anything about my issue. Right, one morning i went to start my E53 and it took about a minute( it usually starts in the first few seconds), the next morning it would no start, so I called green flag, they got there at...
  3. 2008 e61 520D - Glow plug fault on Carly app

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I used the Carly app to check a car I've bough recently and I get. 004A6E Glow plug cylinder 1, control 004A5E Glow plug cylinder 2, control 004D03 - 0041BA Exhaust back pressure sensor Since after speaking with a friend, he mentioned that the control unit isn't used in warm weather...
  4. 318i cylinder head screw plug

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    so i'm about to start a little project to change the valve stem seals on the N42. i'm putting together a list to get all the other gaskets replaced along the way. saw this little plug (#7) 11128648649 and...
  5. 2007 E90 320d, Differential plug minor leak after changing diff oil

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, My 2007 E90 320d is now at around 150k KM's, and never did the diff oil change. So, I changed that. Afterwards, I noticed a very small leak around the drain plug. So, I bought a new plug (plug + O-ring combo) from eBay. The new plug, not sure if OEM or not, came with a new green...
  6. [2001 E46 Touring] Blind plug part number?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi! Does anyone know a part number of a lacking blind plug? It’s a rear inner wheel arch.
  7. Can't plug in one of the headlight wires (facelift)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've attached an image and marked the spot where the wire plugs in. I had to remove one of the headlights and put back in and one of the wire just won't plug in (I am 100% sure that I'm trying to plug it in in the same spot as it was before I removed the...
  8. 318i 59 plate spark plug torque

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all would very much appreciate if anyone can tell me the correct torque for the spark plugs and which are the best plugs to go for. ? Have got conflicting advise of 23 and 30 Nm Thanks
  9. 325d e91 -09, strange glow plug errors (control )

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey, So im starting to become an expert in removing the intake manifold.... 2 month ago Carly said 6 plugs were broken (4212,4222,4232,4242,4252 and 4262) Looked around on this forum and found the answer quite quickly, ordered new plugs + module and changed. ONE start later and carly said 3...
  10. E46 330d regen and glow plug issues

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone been sorting my e46 since I got it in December. Swirl flap and egr+ cooler delete, new thermostat and vortex breather. Car is now running better and mpg has gone up. I have read the codes and I have the glow plug control unit and 5 glow plug errors, I've got to take the manifold back...
  11. M47 glow plug issue.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, E60 520d M47n I was getting permanent faults on plugs 2&4 and intermittent fault on no.1 I replaced all 4 plugs(beru) but now have a hard fault on no.1. Lumpy cold starts again. Since no.1 is accessible without removing manifold I was able to check resistance and it is in spec with another...
  12. Piston rings causing oil spray into spark plug chamber

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    OK first of all I apologize if my terminology is not 100% accurate as I am not a mechanic. So I was driving my 2009 323i on the 401 highway in Toronto on the way home Friday night, felt a vibration and then the engine light came on. I pulled off the first exit at which point the car definitely...
  13. Spark Plug Advise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All My 14 320i GT Xdrive msport F34 is 5 years old in March has done 50k and due a service soon , I was wondering when the spark plugs needs changing and does this have a timing belt or a chain if anybody knows please
  14. Spark plug tightening / thread problem

    General BMW Discussions
    Installed new plugs, 5 of the 6 plugs went in fine. Number 3 cylinder however doesn’t tighten up as normal, once i get the ratchet on it to nip it up the spark plug feels like it simply hits a dead end or a ‘wall’ and there is no feeling of crushing of the collar or any flex in rotation /...
  15. 1996 E36 318i M43 Spark Plug Change

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Spark plug change on the M43 1.8 engine on the E36. Had a look on the internet and couldn't find any guides for this particular engine - relatively simple task, however if you don't know you don't know! Tools required: Socket handle with extension Long 16mm socket (preferably with rubber...
  16. N57 F10 glow plug problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. Getting this fault with ista Preheating control unit, output stage, cylinder 2, faulty Is this likely to be a glow plug or control unit ? Engine is an N57. Thanks
  17. E90/1 320d M47N2 Glow Plug Module

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    After doing the glow plugs last month it was time to change the glow plug module/relay on my 2005 E91 320d M47N2. After the usual forum and YouTube studying I was dreading getting the plugs off the module - access is very limited... and annoyingly there were lots of videos/photos of other...
  18. E30 C103 plug location

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I'm if there is any electrical guru can help. My car is a UK E30 convertible with M52B28 transplanted at some stage in UK, then it came to Australia :thumbsup:thumbsup I'm tracing a electrical fault that cause turn signal indicator not working. I checked there is no voltage at hazard...
  19. Glow Plug Control Unit - do they differ for the same model?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys. I have been shopping around for a glow plug controller unit. Unfortunately they've not been available at the local car parts shop and also unable to find it on ECP. I have managed to purchase one from Amazon but something tells me it might not be the right one. The one I purchased...
  20. Gearbox plug Issue

    General BMW Discussions
    So just changing fuel filter earlier noticed my latest e46 acquisition has a leaky gearbox and some strange hard sealent dabbed all around both fill and drain gearbox plugs! Asssuming some retard has destroyed the threads at some point in the past. Is it common on the 5 speed manual boxes? its...