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  1. e46 rear wheel out of line since bearing replaced

    BMW Guides and How To's
    As in title, I had a rear wheel bearing replaced about a year ago and the car failed MOT due to uneven wear this year. It's worn almost to no tread on inside and virtually no wear on outside. Garage doesn't want to know after this length of time. Another mechanic says it's something to do with a...
  2. E90 320d turbo replaced.. What's the part number? Pic included

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Got a good reconditioned turbo sent then back my dodgy part and didn't realise I should of kept this bracket... Can anyone give me a name or part number? One pic has it missing one with it attached...
  3. 2003 e46 325,battery replaced

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Replaced battery,air bag warning light now on & service meter blank & flashing,also amber brake warning light on.
  4. HELP!!! ‘Denox’ after fuel injectors replaced

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, Hoping someone can help. I had two fuel injectors replaced on a 2007 E87 m sport. My garage have told me that the car requires a ‘denox’ to clear all the crap out. This means getting the car put into ‘denox state’ with a diagnostic machine and driving it at 70mph plus until the fuel...
  5. DPF replaced and still has the light on - help!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, My wife’s 2012 E91 316D has had the DPF light on for over a year! What’s been done: - EGR valve and cooler replaced which dropped the soot levels just inside tolerance according to the garage but they said it needed to be replaced. -tried a clean which they removed and said the soot...
  6. How often should Vanos Solenoids be replaced ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My 2004 N42 car is approaching 130,000 Miles. I believe I am still on the original Vanos Solenoids. I read a posting where someone mentioned that they should be replaced at 50k or at the latest, at 70k. I saw something about a modified version - maybe with a gauze around the middle...
  7. Timing chain replaced thank you

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Bought an e93 320i 2008 74k miles Per the very useful advice on the forum about the timing chain issue , got it scanned and checked , timing chain replaced by mtek glasgow a bmw independent £595 plus vat with oil change too. Whilst I was in collecting there was an x1 in with a snapped chain...
  8. 2000 E46 330Ci - DSC Fault/Module Replaced

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm hoping someone on here can help me. A few months ago, I had the trifecta lights up on the car which turned out to be a faulty ABS unit. I sent it off to ECUTesting who comfirmed the fault, and with it being a major failure, sent me out a refurbed unit. The part numbers all match so 'should'...
  9. 2006 E91 dampers replaced - alignment needed?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Just done a fair bit of work on my car including dampers all round, drop links all round and 2 rear tyres. Dampers needed doing so ride has improved massively but I’m now finding that the car is now quite unstable at high speed, tram lining at lower speeds and very pointy at the front...
  10. e46 parking sensors replaced but system still not working?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Recently purchased my e46 and it's a joy to drive. When placing the car into reverse I heard a long continuous beep, which stopped after a few seconds. Did some research and diagnosed 2 faulty sensors. After replacing both sensors there is no longer the beep, so no error right? Well...
  11. X5 e53vblower fan not working... replaced fsu ... no joy??

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, Can anybody help... just bought an X5 e53 on an 03 plate.:) When I bought it the blower fan was not working ... well it did have a little ice cold air coming out as if on setting one. Also the screen on the sat Nav/ Stereo was not working although playing radio one and showing on dash...
  12. F10 Headlight replaced - angel eye not working -please help!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, would very much appreciated some assistance. I recently replaced my driver side headlight after a smashing it in a minor incident, i bought a new headlight unit (without bulbs, modules etc...) from Hella and I swapped across the old modules/bulbs from the damaged headlight, and...
  13. X5 E70 PDC sensors replaced but one still not working

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Having a bit of a problem with my pdcs sensors. I replaced two pdc sensors today both front passenger side and rear side as both were not working. The problem now is the front one is working but the rear one still is not. I have checked for a loose wire and everything seems tight. Maybe the...
  14. DO I HAVE PULLEY TENSIONER SYMPTOMS? (that would be my second replaced one going to fail)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    so basically, car started to have strange vibration while stoping to almost stationary while it is in D, but it has nothing to do with breaking but rather leaving the car to stall and slightly accelerating....when car fully stops, it disappears, but when going extra slow, like I was in a slight...
  15. ABS reluctor ring replaced - issues returned - 2006 E90 320i

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, First post here so I hope I don't miss something Around 6 months ago mt 2006 BMW 320i's traction control started kicking in when driving normally. A few weeks later the tyre pressure warning light came on permanently. Based on my forum searching the problem was a faulty ABS ring...
  16. E90 Smoke in Cabin after replaced valve cover gasket and air con pipe leak?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I did a lot of research online and people suggested to change the valve cover gasket. It has been about a week now and still noticed smoke coming into the cabin from time to time. I have noticed that smoke only comes in when I have stopped (not straight away when engine is started). After...
  17. Bmw 320d E46 Alternator replaced still not working

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I’ve checked my battery and replaced my alternator but it won’t charge, stays around 11.8v. Dash light is ok too, any suggestions?
  18. window tint film - can it be replaced?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi, i have an e90 LCI 2011 320D MSport saloon black car with factory dark times just managed to scratch the inside passenger side front glass and wondered what my options were - not sure if its the actual window thats scratched or just the film any advice would be great thanks
  19. E60 N47 520d Glow Plugs Replaced - Nightmare Story!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'd like to share a unique story with you. Unique because I've not read or heard anywhere about this before. I tried to replace four glow plugs on an LCI 520d with an N47 engine. There are a lot of DIY guides around; some say you have to remove the manifold and some illustrate (videos) that you...
  20. F31 MY2013: retrofitet CIC Champ2 is asked to be replaced by ISTA-P .... wrong VO?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey guys, just retrofitet a Champ2 into a MY2013 F31 and added SA606 to the VO. I have the following issue: when checking / updating the car with ISTA-P, it keeps asking me to replace my (working) HU (partnumber 65129317875) with a another partnumer (65129317873). Already spend time in...