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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    HI Guys, Can the throttle position sensor be changed on the throttle body of my 728i rather than buying a new expensive £625.00 throttle body. I look forward to your replies, thanking you in advance. Lee
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Guys, Has anyone had trouble with a p0365 fault code before? I've had it on for a while. Replace the CPS exhaust side for a new OE part. Fault code still on. Any ideas what to do next?
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  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    After my ecu packed in, I have fitted a Emerald stand alone ecu to get up and running. The auto electrician, who is doing the work, is trying to find a more compatible TPS, as the standard one, doesn't give enough info. Must add, this is for a 1982 735i. I was wondering if anyone has modded...
  5. Technical Guides for the E46
    Hi, I've just bought a 2006 318ci. But since buying I have found 2 issues.... 1, after around 5 miles of driving, the dashboard lights up and it goes into safe mode. It's happened a few times and in general,... I pull over, switch off the engine and then it doesn't allow me to start it again...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    After my gearbox selector started not knowing what position it was in I decided to take the switch to bits to give it a clean. If anybody is interested... You can't see it here, but there was signs on the aluminium backplate of slight water ingress in one corner which I suspect is the root...
  7. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    My friends car is a f31 335d 2016 and he bought it de badged and wants to fit the 335 badge and m performance badge on the boot. Does anyone have measurements for there position? Or at worst a clear pic of the badges fitted I can work from. Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi folks, I have a 2003 316ti e46 compact N42 B18 engine. I have been experiencing some woes for the last 6 months. It failed its mot back in March for emmisions. On the mechanics advice I had the cat changed and this apparently passed it. He also suggested having the CCV changed as well and I...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    When the camshaft position sensor goes bad, does it happen immediately (for example one day it's good, the next day is bad) or it just start to fail slowly and one day goes bad completely? Also, at what stage check engine light would come on, if let's say the sensor starts failing slowly before...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, Since a little while i find my self very often with the car unable to start since the battery is low. However when i take the multimeter i can measure atleast 12v on the battery. I noticed that the battery could go flat on short trips, so i try no to take the car for short trips anymore...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I was wondering if somebody could clarify something for me. A family friend has just bought a BMW 520d F10 (2013), I was in the passenger seat and my seat adjusted to a higher position with no problems, but the driver seat does not adjust as high as the passenger seat, is that normal...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello Last week had an engine warning light come on. Got home, got on INPA which gave me various error codes, including 2a59 and 2a5b. Was advised by a BMW mechanic to just change the sensor which I have done but the 2 errors 2a59 and 2a5b will not clear. I turn the key to position 2 and the...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys, First time changing the a belt on any car, after digging through REALOEM, still can't decipher which pulley is the tensioner. If anyone could point me in the right direction, I would be extremely grateful. Cheers, Forward.
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    so my car came with a push button start and two flip switched, i get no power at all when i flip the first switch, usually this would do something, then when i flip the second switch all i get are some dash lights but not all (check engine on, no srs airbag) as well as the climate control works...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I hit another car with my front-left side of the car - ~20mph. The bumper isn't damaged badly, it's just scratched and there's a little hole in it. So I removed it, and I can see that both of my shock absorbers look like bent a little... not sure if they should be completely straight or not...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    As per title, my new car ran a few fault codes, I cleared them and then today this popped up. I took a reference of it and then cleared it. So far so good, but what does this code refer to? Is it saying there is a fault with the swirl flaps? On a 2010 plate are the swirl flaps still a...
  17. Auto Electrical Forum
    (525d E60 2005 Manual) lack of power, code P2620 showing, I have changed throttle Body, Boost Sensor, MAF Sensor, Breather Sensor, cleaned EGR Valve & Deleted Swirl Flaps. How can i check Wiring as this is all i can think it is? please help driving me mad
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I'm having problems with my camshaft position sensor. Around six months or so ago I replaced it then until recently I started getting problems where the car would fire up then stall. This would happen about 5/6 times then eventually the engine runs. I took the car to my local Indy and...
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