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  1. Wing mirror popped off

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys, I've managed to pop off my drivers wing mirror when putting a cover on and am gutted! I can't see any obvious way for it to go back on, looks like I might've broke something that keeps it in place? Attached are some pics. If anybody could give me some guidance on how to put it back on...
  2. 318ci Convertible rear suspension popped out..!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    318ci M Sport Convertible - 2005 We've had a knocking noise for a few months now but it was quite intermittent so it was hard to track down. After going over a small speed bump at no more than a few miles an hour there was a nasty bang from the rear. After getting home I had a look around the...
  3. E60 525d - Passenger front door handle popped off!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, My daughter managed to pull the door handle clean off, she's only a 13 year old and no bodybuilder so I was shocked, I might have expected this on a old rusty Datsun from the 1970s or something but a BMW!? Anyway joking aside I took the mechanism out and noticed that it looks like I...
  4. HELP???? Interior light popped out.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys hope some one can point me in the right direct. I was trying to replace me interior lightz and the part where you put the bulb in has seem to pop out of its hole and dissapear , can some please tell me how i can remove this full unit for the light or the best way to get the piece back so...
  5. 2008 320d Touring 5d manual - What's this honeycomb that popped out of my exhaust?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Happily driving along and my car starts to look like Santa's Sleigh Very white smoke and burning red embers coming out from behind (I thought of Planes, Trains and Automobiles / National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation) No loss in power No extra noise Pulled over, called RAC He didn't really have...
  6. e46 2000 330ci sterring rack repair? ball joint popped out

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello, was forced off the road earlier and had to take an offroad detour hitting a kerb doing about 50mph, the ball joint on the steering rack (steering rack end, not wheel end) has popped out, does anybody know is this is fixable or do i need a new steering rack? currently have one wheel...
  7. BMW Cherry popped

    Hi Everyone, I'm a serial forum lurker having popped my BMW cherry when I purchased a 2001 e46 330i last April. I used to have a Pug 406 2.1td exec, which I loved, but it was a serious PIA to work on. Have started already with some of the minor usual fixes it would seem, as well as done my...
  8. Rear shock popped out?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Can anyone guide me so this won't happen again? Are the rogue engineering rear shock mounts good? I've also heard about z3 reinforcement plates?
  9. Coil - spring popped out

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Returning to my car yesterday after 2weeks away I turned a corner and heard a band looked at front left of wheel and seen that the spring-coil had eather snapped or popped out, just wanted to no if any you guys have ever heard of that happening before. Cheers
  10. Popped my Bimmer cherry this morning

    Hi all, I'm Dave and I brought my 1st bimmer this morning. Got a 530i MSport 2001. I'm looking to sort out a few things on it so will be needing your collective experience and knowledge in the near future. Thanks Dave
  11. I have popped my BMW cherry at long last

    Last night I took delivery of my first BMW. A gorgeous 330D M Sport in Titanium Silver on a 61 plate. She's not even 2 years old yet and already I'm in love. I can't understand why I've left it so long. It has the BMW Professional Media Pack and most of the other toys I wanted. I am so looking...
  12. Popped my cherry ;)

    Bought my first beemer this weekend, having owned mainly jap cars as my toys and daily. Got myself a E39 525i as my new daily with some mods already in place, but more on that later. So far big thumbs up, alot more comfort than my last daily, and somehow managing to return more MPGs!!
  13. Engine management light popped up last night

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All Hope somebody can help.... Driving home last night and my engine management light came on, pulled over and turned engine off left for about 5 mins, turned back on and still stuck on. Got home and disconnected the battery (incase there had been a blip on the dash) left this for about 20...
  14. 2004 E46 318i Diff popped today, any advise?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I think the diff has gone pop on 318i today!!! Driving at about 60 on a dual carrage way, then bang, crunch and a very strong smell of oil the engine was still running fine but lost all drive. Got out and had a look under it, oil all over back and smoke coming out of drivers side driveshaft...
  15. 1996 E36 328 roll over bars popped up on convertible

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    i have a 96 328i convertible,full m3 replica, and the other morning on the way to work i got very very sideways and then i heard a 'bang'. i looked in the mirror and the rear roll over bars behind the rear headrests slammed up against the window on my hardtop(luckily didnt smash). once i got to...
  16. Just popped my BMW cherry!!

    Hi!! Well.... This seems like such a strange place to be after having VW's all my driving years! Had my mk3 golf estate for sale though and was offered a gorgeous E30 318is as a straight swap, and having loved E30's since I was knee high though I'd atleast go have a look. Needless to say I made...
  17. 2002 E46 316ti -Airbag 'popped' on it's own

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi bit of a strange one driving back from work on the motorway went to turn left onto the slip road pass front wheel went over a piece of brown drainige pipe and the airbag that comes from the windscreen piller pop out i cacked myself can i buy a new airbag and fit this myself or is it a...
  18. e36 M3 Slave Cylinder popped advice required

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello all, I'm new to M3 ownership, had it a month or so now, i had a problem with the car engaging gears when it was hot. I fitted a braided clutch line an hour ago, re-bleeding the clutch seemed to be going well until i heard the piston pop out of the slave cylinder and saw the fluid start...