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  1. E39 fuel pump change - started and ran for only 2 times, then doesent start at all

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello. So, i got 2003 E39, 530d touring, automatic. I noticed a diesel leak and after little investigation, it turned out my fuel pump (the one under the car, under drivers seat) had a crack on it, for some god knows what reason... So i changed it, got the spare part from the same engine car...
  2. 2001 320i Saloon - Tried Changing My Sprins to Eibachs, Ran into a Few Problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The pinch bolt on the knuckle hub has unfortunately snapped. I have chosen to grind it off and replace both the bolt and the knuckle hub. Looking at this diagram, is it both items 2 and 4 I need? RealOEM.com - Online BMW Parts Catalog - Also, the rear droplinks bolt and nut are corroded quite...
  3. 2001 320i Saloon - Tried Changing My Sprins to Eibachs, Ran into a Few Problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So I bought some pro-kit Eibach springs to replace the original springs that are on the car, as well as Meyle HD droplinks all round. But unfortunately, I've ran into a few problems..: - The first problem is, the nut/bolts that hold the rear droplink in place are completely shot. I could...
  4. Newbie 335i E92 owner- [I ran out of talent today- lost control- hit curb]

    Introductions
    Hello all, I am new to BMW's in general and have always admired the E46 M3, it has always been an iconic car to me, however I recently took a shine to the 335i's and decided to indulge. I am used to Faster cars I have had quite a few- this one is the most powerful and this is my first rear...
  5. 520d 2007 ran very low on oil

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi, I let my 520d run very low on oil, driving on motorway power just went limped home, took it to my local garage checked it on diagnostics (not bmw) no faults, he said we will take a better look after xmas break, anyway got it home then realised it was very low on oil topped it up but think...
  6. Extending warranty after it ran out

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys I have 60 range 320d which has been all serviced in BMW... but it is out of manufacturer warrant. is there any way to buy 6 years/100k extended warranty now? or it should have been done before it ran out? I just want to have a piece of mind and have a warranty. Do you think it is...
  7. 320d 2001 m74 cuts out (feels like it's ran out of fuel)

    Introductions
    Hi people,this is my first post so here we go. I have this problem with my 320d,sometimes it cuts out (as if it's ran out of fuel) leave it for a few hours,start it up and it's brand new 'strange' it's done it when hot and cold so it's not temperature related. It did it last week,then I put a...
  8. Someone hit my car and ran away :(

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all Sorry if this is in the wrong area, new user so my bad Basically, I parked up my e46 coupe on a side road while visiting a friend last night. I came out a few hours later to see my bonnet had been dented inwards between the two grilles. The grilles had also fallen out and would not...
  9. I ran the vanos without oil for 10 minutes. S50b32

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    So hey guys, first real problem with my S50B32 happened today. I was fixing an oil leak, and I noticed the oil pressure valve screw was drenched in oil. And I didnt think it through, and I screwed it ALL the way in, and I guess the VANOS didnt get any oil at all. I ran the car on idle for 8...
  10. 2003 e46 330ci - battery ran out now dash says 3.11 and died again

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Bit of a long one but went on holiday and car was sitting around for 2 weeks. Would not start so had to get a jump start. Caliper is seized (plan to fix this at weekend) so car has sat for another few days and will not start again. I turn the key and the dash shows 3.11 then electrics just...
  11. Need help!! someone hit my car and ran away (pics)

    BFuk Open Topic
    i parked my car at pay and display car park, when i came home i realised there was a big scuff on front bumper :jaw-dropping:jaw-dropping:eek:frown well, the good news is that everything was recorded on my blackbox (front camera) got the driver's plate, car model, etc here are my questions, i...
  12. 1991 E34 535i - Ran Out Of Petrol Now Fuel Pressure Regulator Stuck

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I ran out of petrol,on filling up I noticed that the fuel was not coming out of the return pipe from the engine yet it appeared to be reaching the engine,I took off the fuel pressure regulator and put a jumper on the fuel pump relay to start the fuel pump only to immediately hear all the air...
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