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  1. E90 headlight washer removal

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I need to change the front bumper on my car and it's proving much easier to get hold of a replacement without holes for the washers. I'm thinking I might just get rid of them completely, is there coding needed to remove them properly and prevent errors coming up? Suppose I could always just...
  2. M57NTU Cylinderhead removal

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everyone, I am trying to remove the cylinder head but I can't find the instructions for what I believe to be the M57D30TÜ version (pre-lci 535d 2005). I can only find instructions for the M57TU & TU2 variants which have a different cam shaft setup (the chain only goes over one sprocket -...
  3. 1989 E34 535i Alpina B10 won't start after ECU removal

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi Guys I need your help diagnosing a problem with my 1989 E34 535i Alpina B10 ‘barnfind’, Car was parked up for 10 years. All fluids changed. Then… 1. New battery was connected and ignition turned on to check electrics (Fuel tank removed for flushing, so not started). There were no...
  4. Pre LCI E60/E61 Turbo Removal Help!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Pre LCI E60/E61 535d Turbo Removal Help! Hello all :) (535d Sequential Turbos) Can anyone give me some advice on removal the turbos? I have the cat off and I can see the 4 bolts (2 up top, 2 from underneath) to take the large turbo off from under the car but I am having difficulty with the...
  5. F10 cupholder removal

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys beed some help. My 2yr old has decided to drop my bank card and work pass as well as some change in between the gap on the cupholder lid and centre console. Any suggestions on how I can get this out? Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Help needed crank pulley removal problem e60 530d

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, Any help would be appreciated. I am fully able to do this job in under an hr usually but have lost my locking pin for the flywheel. I borrowed one from a mate who says it is defo correct one and took out my fan, belts etc. I then took off the cover for the flywheel locking pin to go...
  7. Expansion tank removal Z3

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi All, Does anybody know whether the two pins to remove the expansion tank on a Z3 are allen key or pozi scewdriver. Im having trouble removing them, any suggestion please. Actually it is supposed to be a 5mm allen key, the problem is that the last owner may have tried to get the tank out...
  8. E63 facelift bumper removal

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I have a 2010 E63 635d and need to get the front bumper off after a trip to my local car wash ended with one of the parking sensors being pushed into the bumper. I first noticed when I got home and put the car into reverse. The sensor on the front centre was going nuts saying I was about to hit...
  9. 1995 318i e36, Fuse removal deletes ASC Traction Control?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Someone told me the other day that if i remove fuses 10,21,38 it disables the ASC and makes the car a little more tailend happy. Now I came from a 2.0 MR2 GTi and that was very tail happy. just seems i cant have as much fun in the beamer :( Has anyone tried it and how much difference did it make?
  10. 1995 320I E36 Wheel locking bolts removal, no key.(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all Only got my BMW the other day. Well I went to take the front wheel off and I couldn't find the key to unlock the wheel bolts. Got in touch with the previous owner and was told if there wasn't one in the car then there isn't one. :eek Now I'm stuck with a car that I have no way of...
  11. 2002 E39 530d, door panel removal.

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Dear all, Can anyone tell me how to remove the front door panels on my E39, I want to fit some better Speakers, as the one in the door sound very dull, Also do you have any idea on which companies make spaekers to fit the above car, I am hoping to find some that will not require any mods to the...
  12. 2001 E46 330d - intercooler removal?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    intercooler on 330d 2001 how easy to remove and clean ?
  13. 1999 E36 318 Coupe - Door pannel/trim removal?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Had a go at fixing my dodgy driver's side window today, its sticking & tilting as it gets 2/3 of the way down, adjustment & lubrication is in order. Anyway, i cant for the life of me get the door pannel off, ive pulled incredibly hard & all i can hear is like a glue peeling kind of sound, which...
  14. 1998 318i e36 Door panel removal advise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Newbiw here, I just bought the car 2 months ago and I am very happy as I never thought I would ever own such a well built vehicle. The central locking does not open the front passengers door, so I was wondering if someone could let me know how I go about removing the interior door panel to get...
  15. 2001 E39 530d - radio removal

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, can any one tell me the proceedure on how to remove the radio on a 530d e39 please. I need to remove a nokia hands free kit which is fitted through the radio opening. Thanks Lee
  16. 1992 E36 325 Catalytic converter removal???

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all, ive got a 325 coupe on a K plate, now, i want to remove the catalytic convertors, what i would like to know is, which year was it when they made it law that every car had to have them? as a mate of mine told me that it was 1994, i thought it was earlier than that, i dont want to mess...
  17. 1992 E36 318is exhaust manifold removal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    as above ive got to remove the manifold to source a blow and know its tight down there so before i go attacking it are there any easy solutions for removal as so far ive only ever removed it with the head cheers all - ant
  18. 2003 e60 530d - Swirl Flap Removal?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all,after worrying about them for some time now i am going to attempt to remove the swirl flaps from my intake manifold,i have removed an intake manifold before so im kind of confident about that part but can anyone tell me how i actually remove the flaps , are they bolted on or clipped on...
  19. 1995 318is E36 steering wheel removal with steering lock on.(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Evening all I want to replace my torn and tatty steering wheel - its this type....... The scrap yard car that I have found with a good wheel has no ignition key and the steering lock is on. If I get the steering wheel shroud off - through brute force i'm...
  20. 2002 E46 320d SE EGR Valve Removal

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Have been trying to remove my EGR valve to give a good clean up, however I am having some problems removing it from my car. I can undo the 4 10mm bolts, and the main hose on the front of the valve but I can not seem to release the pipe on the right hand side of the valve that appears to go into...