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  1. How to report spam properly to reduce further spam

    BFuk Open Topic
    Dear all, I thought I'd share a handy tip on how to report spam properly so that the email domain in which the spammer is operating from can be reported to and consequently remove the offending account. Unprofessional Spammers/marketeers often use hacked accounts in businesses to do their...
  2. checked fuse now car wont run properly?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I have an 2008 e82 135i and today I decided to wire in my dash cam and a boost gauge. I had wired up all the relevant connections to the "add a fuse's" I had bought and removed the fuses I had identified for them plugged them back in and thought I would test the dash cam before I routed all the...
  3. New Radiator - Can't get all the air out/not bleeding properly

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning all, I fitted a new radiator in my 325Ci over the weekend as the old one had a leak and I've been topping it up with the antifreeze/coolant and water as you do, but despite bleeding it repeatedly I can't seem to get it to fill up to the max. This morning I tried to do it again in this...
  4. 99 E39 525TDS not running properly.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Have had a lot of bmw's, but this is my first oil burner. This applies to an E39 99 525 TDS M51B25TU Manual 270000 ish Km There are several things that do not seem to be correct. -Hard idle. The car is running hard on idle and it resonates and vibrates throughout the car. When I turn off the...
  5. Car won’t unlock properly

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, my 2002 E39 325i sport tourer has started to only unlock drivers door, which is ok if it’s just me, but hilarious if other peeps with me, any ideas as to what could be causing this, the car only unlocks manually as the fob is dead, and I’ve not got around to shelling out £117 for a new...
  6. BMW E63 and E64 6-Series, how to fit a remote-controlled WiFi Dash Cam (properly)

    Technical Guides for BMW E24, E63, E64, F12, F13.
    Today I am installing a Yi 2.7k Ultra Dash Cam - but I’m not going with the dangly-wires and a plug poked in the cigarette lighter socket, no we are going advanced here with the additional features of: •The camera will stay live for 8 minutes after the car is locked •The video files can be...
  7. Rear Window not winding down properly

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys. One of my rear windows will not go down properly. I have to constantly pressing it like 30 times for the window to open fully. Any ideas what?s wrong with it? It?s an 330d m sport F30
  8. Rear window not going down properly

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys. One of my rear windows will not go down properly. I have to constantly pressing it like 30 times for the window to open fully. Any ideas what?s wrong with it? It?s an 330d m sport F30
  9. If you want something done properly...

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    ....don't get an independent BMW specialist in Essex to do it. I entrusted my car to a specialist in Romford to change the valve stem oil seals. Job completed and having handed over £2000 I drove back to London. By the time I arrived home I had worked out that the car was running on 7...
  10. Windshield spray not working properly

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, a little help here, please: 2011 E91, I pull the handle, I hear the sound, but instead of a spray, I only get a few drops out of the nozzle. At first I thought it could be the nozzles, but I don't think so. I removed the rubber pipe that comes down from the motor under the bonnet (see...
  11. E91 2009 child car seat group 2/3 which one fits properly

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've just purchased a couple of mothercare group 2/3 car seats. It works fine in my wife's focus, but in the E91, the seatbelt gets jammed in the belt guide, I think due to the angles. Can anyone recommend a seat which works properly? Ideally isofix. TIA
  12. My tyres won't fit properly!!!

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi. I got a set of E92 replica M wheels on my e46 325i. the rear wheels are wider, so i try to fit on a 245/40/18, instead of a 255. It has a gap between the wheel and the tyre curb protector. I attached a picture, which is a very poor one but i hope you guys can see what i mean. The curb...
  13. wind noise, door not sitting properly

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I hear some Wind noise, annoying whistle, on the right front door (passenger's door in my case). When I look from the outside, the door seems to be slightly above the back door. Can I fix this? How can I make the door come down around 1/2 cm? Thanks
  14. 2003 E46 318 ci - Reverse Beep Not Working Properly

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello It has been a while since I last posted but my reverse sound does not work properly. When reverse is selected for first time after turning on the audio sound will be continuous for about 3-5 seconds then stop. When selected 2 or more times in same trip there is no sound. I have tried...
  15. 2001 530i won't talk to any diagnostics device properly.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So I have a really weird issue with diagnostics on my 01 530i For some reason through INPA, PA Soft, Any hand held scanner or even dealer tools the only modules that can be accessed are the Engine ECU & Trans ECU. The car only has the OBD II port in the cab and there's no round connector in...
  16. 2003 320td (150bhp) 150k miles not running properly

    General BMW Discussions
    hi im having trouble with my car it just doesnt seem to be running properly. it starts perfect in any weather never mis fires or misses a beat i have recently given it a service thanks to the post you guys have put on here. the work i did is as follows #oil change #oil filter #oil breather (loo...
  17. 1991 850i driver's door lock not unlocking properly.

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    The driver's side lock locks the car properly - boot, passenger door and drivers door locks, pins go down. Immobiliser/alarm armed. It doesn't unlock properly. If will unlock the door, but the locking pin doesn't lift, the passenger door won't unlock and alarm will sound if I open the driver's...
  18. 2002 E46 318i ENGINE NOT STARTING , AND NOT TURNING OVER PROPERLY.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, i have a E46 318 Compact i was driving this morning for about 20 minutes then stopped to go cash point got back in tried to start it and nothing but a whining noise like the engine had no compression, rac came out tried to repair but could not, i asked him however to check what the eml was...
  19. 520d turbo not kicking properly

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys I've got a problem that I'm hoping you can shed some light on! I've just had a new turbo fitted to my 2005 Bmw 520d and whilst driving it yesterday I have noticed that it is not kicking in properly! Whilst accelerating the car is stupidly sluggish, (there is no turbo at all) all...
  20. E91 Electrics Not Shutting Down properly

    Auto Electrical Forum
    2010, 318d M Sport Touring. There's often a regular (every minute or so) clicking of relays from the engine compartment when the car is locked. This will carry on for days if I don't use it, and there's often an increased battery discharge warning when i do use it. I first noticed it about a...
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