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  1. 318i compression test results

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hey guys, my car has been consuming a liter of oil every 1000 kms. smoke comes out every now and then from the pipe but not consistent. i'm assuming it's from the valve seals so we did a compression test first. methodology: used a cheap engine compression tester kit. removed fuel pump fuse...
  2. INPA Results - HELP?

    BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi I have an E46 320d - 150bhp 2003 facelift model with the following mods: EGR delete Swirl flap delete Straight pipe Hybrid turbo core in standard house (using the exact same settings as the standard core stop screw) Ram air filter Remap... Now, I have the remap before I put the hybrid core...
  3. Racechip Results - BMW F31 335d Xdrive

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi all I took my car on a dynometer last week to test out results of the Racechip in different tune modes and to of course benchmark against stock. I'll let the Dyno results speak for themselves! There was a definite increase in performance between all tune options. First Dyno is power at the...
  4. 2003 E46 330D (M57N) - compression test results

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All I posted recently about black smoke, loss of power, and INPA selective mass adjustment showing cylinders 5&6 over fuelling - I suspected a valve problem. Not so sure about that now. I did a compression test on a cold engine, but unfortunately snapped the no.4 glow plug. No problem...
  5. My 323i compression results. How do they look ??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I’ve got a 1997 323i on 84k. Decided to do a compression check today. Has anyone else got results to compare to or know if these are ok? Test 1. Cyl 1 - 195 Cyl 2 - 205 Cyl 3 - 200 Cyl 4 - 195 Cyl 5 - 200 Cyl 6 - 200 Test 2. Cyl 1 - 198 Cyl 2 - 210 Cyl 3 - 202 Cyl 4 - 200 Cyl 5 - 210 Cyl...
  6. 530d injector leak off results -help!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. Anybody good with diesel injector? I had them all reconditioned about 3 years ago but i wasnt convinced. They didnt replace any of the and only changed the body of 2 of them. They are all coded in ok and every now any again it smokes when its cold. After a couple of mins in to the drive...
  7. 2006 E53 160kw - Injectors problem ? (+results)

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello all, A friend of mine just got e53 so I decided to get INPA cable and try to learn to diagnose BMW's. I was checking mass adjustm. F4 and saved results ( Cold start). However after that I was not able to find a clear answer in google as to what should be the readings for good/poor/very...
  8. Leakdown test done - not sure of the results

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    ( Sorry I meant leak back test ) Hi everyone - My 320d is misfiring at idle and smoking what appears to be white smoke ( worse when cold ) once you get past low RPM it is smooth as silk, but struggles at low revs - the only fault code logged is "4A5E - Glow plug cylinder 2, activation -...
  9. INPA results. but what do they mean?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ive just changed the thermostat on the car and its getting upto temprature now. so thats sound. but im told i neeed an injector as it sorta misfires every now and then, and stalls occasionally when cold. ive plugged the computer in and this is what ive found. im new to this, and this was my...
  10. 330d injector leak off results

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So I recently noticed my 02 330d has begun to idle rough intermittently. Today I decided to do a leak off test to see if I had a dodgy injector. Only problem is I can't find any answers as to what is the acceptable amount of leak off so hoping someone can shed some light for me? I did the test...
  11. 330i Convertible m sport recall complete + free health check results

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Folks My 330i convertible went in for the air bad recall , Wellsway bath. Nice wash they carried out and interior is nice and clean also. Free of charge. Health report also came back with play in steering rack (seems fine to me) Oil leak rear of engine (new oem rocker cover 4 months ago)...
  12. BMW E64 DIS test schedule results alarm fault

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi I got my new software and did a diagnostic I had a couple of not present faults easy ones like number plate bulb which I changed a while ago, soft top compartment floor when I had to manually raise the roof a while back, fault not currently present message which is fine. Other was steering...
  13. M44 Compression Results

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, I've had issues with my car burning oil, intermittent rough idle and blowing out the oil filler (blow by?) I did a Compression Test with the engine warm, and here are the results: Cyl 1 Dry: 210 PSI Cyl 1 Wet: 250PSI Cyl 2 Dry: 210PSI Cyl 2 Wet: 250 PSI Cyl 3 Dry: 210 PSI Cyl 3...
  14. 2.0d X3 - DIS v57 - EGR / Airmass test results -HELP

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys, Been having problems with the X3 for some time.... its a 2007 150bhp model. As with many others I had a 'stutter / hesitation' at low speeds on light throttle as well as while maintaining constant speed at higher speeds. This was coupled with sluggish performance and excess black...
  15. E46 330d rolling road results today..

    BMW Tuning Forum
    So 6 months ago got myself a 6 speed manual 330d,after selling my mapped 328 sport(236 hp rolling rd) well the diesel always felt so fast compared to the 328 and now l Know why......its putting out 276hp at the flywheel and 370lbfts of torque. Bad news is its a bad map,throwing way to much...
  16. Bmw e39 525d leak off test results

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I'm about to do a leak off test on my 525d could someone tell please tell me what readings should i get from a leak off test after running the car for a certain amount of time?
  17. E93 diagnostics results help required please?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Due to my car running terrible whilst cold (mis-firing, lumpy, idle searching etc) and then perfect when slightly hot my indy recently run a diagnostic test whilst the car was cold and got some codes, here goes: 2B07 - Nitrogen oxide sensor, electric 2B06 - Nitrogen oxide sensor, lamda...
  18. e60 525d auto - tempature results

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone Had car serviced, including glow plug controller, engine and egr thermostat and got rid off the swirl flaps. First difference is, the car doesn't sound like a truck and is very quite. Drove a lot today car reached a maximum of 91.9 degrees. On idle whilst having car wash, it went...
  19. bmw 330d 184hp manual gearbox oil change results with pic's

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Well the results are good with the comparison of the old and new oil job its self was simple I used a ramp but this can be done in your driveway would advise using a oil transfer pump to put the new oil back in the gearbox I used 1.1liters of titan sintofluid 75w 80 I have only done about 10...
  20. results of gearbox oil change in a 330d 184hp manual 190k

    BMW Guides and How To's
    These are the results of my gear box oil change on my 330d I used 1.1 liters in titan sintofold gearbix oil not the best pictures but will give you some idea of what may be in your gearbox if the oil has not be changed my car has done 190k