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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, So when testing out lights to fit the tow bar electronics yesterday I managed to drain the battery dead. So I charged it up using my trickle charger and everything seemed okay until I realised the lights weren't responsive, I had no indicators, my locks, windows etc weren't functioning...
  2. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all just got myself an E91!! Brilliant! It’s an M sport. However got the car MOT and one of the rear MV3 alloy 8.5j has cracked. I was thinking of buying both used 8j with new tyres to the rear as most of the time the 8.5j rear crack. I have checked the offset etc. The 8j will fit the...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So basically, removing intake manifold, I vacuumed the holes making sure nothing fell there and 1 valve or hole in the intake was letting air through the other hole, and the rest 5 holes, didn't let it....and this happened twice where in the meantime, I started engine couple of times before...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, ive managed to put a hole in the leather in the drivers side rear armrest and i was wondering if there is a way to remove it without removing the whole panel? Cheers
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    It appears that the head rest is fixed rigidly to adjustable top half of driver's comfort seat. If I have the seat adjusted to support my upper back the headrest forces my head forward which caused neck ache. In the headrest there are two slots which suggests it should be possible to set it...
  6. Introductions
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  7. General BMW Discussions
    Right this might be a stupid question... But if I remove that dreaded 1920s Nokia look alike phone insert. Will I lose my Bluetooth functionality to the car? Or Is the Bluetooth built into the headunit/radio directly? Becuase that arm rest phone holder just annoys the crap out of me! It's...
  8. Chris Knott Insurance
    So, the AA released a report last month showing how much car insurance premiums have risen over the last 12 months. Apparently, premiums have gone up by 16.3% - an average of £82 per policy (£18 of which is due to the 2 IPT (tax) increases). The current average car insurance premium is now just...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    I usually play music from a USB stick plugged into the arm rest USB, however it has stopped working, there is still power coming from the USB port as I can charge my phone but it will not play music, it did randomly start working again the other day but since then nothing. I have a 2009 e92 330i
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, Had a look around but nothing has helped thus far so I thought I'd post. I've just picked up a 2013 model year and year of manufacture 318d Luxury with Bluetooth phone and iDrive 6NH I believe. I have a usb in the glovebox. I have a usb and aux under the arm rest. The aux works...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My compact doesn't have an arm rest. Is the arm rest & center console the same on coupe & compact and Will a used one off ebay fit ok or do i need additional parts. Also, will the front and back seats from a coupe fit into my compact?
  12. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi need some advice my 318ci convertible has a centre arm rest but no cup holders I see that one is available but BMW parts guy said not suitable for cars with centre arm rest It looks like it will fit any views or reasons I should not fit Regards Mick:confused
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello! I have a problem with my rest heat. It blows hot air when starting the rest heat but only for 10-20 secounds. Then cold air. I checked the pump and it seems to work but only for 20 secounds then it stops. I can't understand why it only works for those secounds. If it were broken it...
  14. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello All, I am very new to this forum and i come here for some help! I have just bought a BMW e90 2006. In the arm rest console there is an AUX input but no USB input. Can someone please just tell me straight up if adding a USB port to play music from a memory stick is feasible? Is there a...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    hi i have a x4 xdrivem20d,2014 i bought a pair of dvd player from amazon which need to be fix by removing existing seat head rest and replace by the head rest which embedded with dvd player, my question is i try to remove the head rest from my car and i seen a black wire is connected to the head...
  16. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Looking for a centre console & arm rest in beige leather for 2000 v e46 coupe. Thanks.
  17. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    My 320d is a left hand drive. I want to remove the foot rest which is split, in order to make a repair. How do I remove the trim, which runs along sill and do I have to remove the boot release as well please.
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Anyone any solution as to left foot rest on an automatic
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I couldn't find the answer amongst existing posts so sorry if it's already there somewhere. A few months back I had to have the wiper motor replaced on my late 2008 520D by my local garage (not BMW or any other brand). I recently noticed that the left wiper was not touching the whole...
  20. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive