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  1. E91 bump startedb now got car on ramp light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi and thanks in advance. I stupidly left the ignition on to charge my phone and when I came to start the car it was flat. I bump started the car and now the car on a ramp symbol is red and beeping. Any advice or suggestions, other than don't charge your phone etc.......
  2. Fitting front upper control arms : Roadside or Ramp?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Received some new meyle HD arms. My cheap ones only lasted 2 years ! I understand that they have to be correctly "Loaded" so they work correctly and dont wear out quickly etc ? Can they be done roadside and if so how .Or would you always use a ramp etc ? Thanks
  3. Ramp & ground clearance

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Going to either buy or make a ramp to use for oil and coolant changes on my E39 Alpina B10 V8. Not so much for wheel/brake work. I am wondering how much ground clearance you think you would like/need to semi-comfortably get to the oil pan screw plug without having to just stretch your arm in and...
  4. DIY Ramp hire Glasgow area

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Are there any places in Glasgow or nearby where you can hire the use of a ramp? I've found a few forum threads and Google links but all seem to be from 4+ years ago...
  5. BMW 318d 2007. Red Car on Ramp & Red Parking Break

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello All, Needs some advice on this? I am planning on to buy a BMW 2007 318d and wanted to know something which I had slight concern about. When I went to look at a vehicle I started it and Red car on a Ramp warning came up along with red hand brake sign. The red Car on Ramp went off after...
  6. gearbox help - car on ramp at mechanics

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all. I recently purchased a full zf transmittion service kit. The car is sitting on the ramp at my local mechanic with it stripped. They didnt know what the mechatronic sleeve was, managed to find out what it is and where it goes but the question now is does it need replacing or can i just...
  7. Rent a ramp north west

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi Iv been doing a lot of work on my path but I have a slight oil leak and booked my car into bmw they wanted £80 every half hour. I need to be under the car to clean and find the problem so ramp is needed I couldn't do it with my 1ft ramps lol. so I thought id google rent a bay and most of...
  8. 2009 320d touring - yellow car on ramp light when starting car

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys, iv been having a look through the forum but i cant seem to find what im looking for, this is actually a problem with my dads 320d touring. Every time he starts the car up there is a yellow light that flashes up and it is of a car up on a ramp, when this happens it re-sets the trip...
  9. Anyone want to help me out? Welding? or have a ramp?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hey. I need someone to weld my exhaust up tomorrow through the day, or after 4 pm for the rest of the week? its straight through pipes, no silencers cats, i want the whole diameter sealing up so i can remove the exhaust clamps? or at the very least does anyone have access to a ramp? so i can...
  10. 1997 E31 840Ci - that sickening crunch as you drive down a ramp

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    The last two days I have scraped my front lower valance on 2 car park ramps, and a curb. It's been on the car 14 years without a scratch or a knick and in the last 48 hours I've essentially ruined it. It never ceases to amaze me how far away the thing is from me in the cockpit. I presume many...
  11. 2009 118D Warning Light, car on ramp in RED

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Having had the first service done, a month later the warning light ,Car on ramp in red comes on, the time the car is first started, it goes off and doesnt come on again till the next morning on the first start up. Dealership checked it out and cancelled out a number of error codes ! , only for...
  12. 2002 E65 735i Oil Leak - Need help as I've no ramp :(

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi there. 02 E65 735i I wonder if anyone could suggest possibilities for an oil leak I can't get to as I don't have a ramp to see whats is going on. Its up the front, passenger side and somewhere in and around the alternator. Its not the rocker cover gasket, its below that. The leak is...
  13. 1994 E36 325i Too Low for MOT Ramp - Springs Required

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi. My E36 Coupe failed its MOT today as it was too low for the jack on the ramp!!!! So I am looking to buy a standard set of springs in the Milton Keynes area any condition (as long as they will pass an MOT) any help would be greatly appreciated I really don’t want to have to buy a new set of...