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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I have a problem. My under tray fell off when I was driving on the M1 and over 40 mph. Its the mid part of the under tray. I took it off for now. My question is can I drive like this and how to I get around to fix it. What could happen. There was glue on the under tray. All the nuts...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    A few days ago I sent my car in for servicing. The next day I tried turning my car on and the battery was completely flat. One of the things on their checklist was checking the Battery charge which has made me suspicious on if they actually checked any of the other things on their checklist I...
  3. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everybody I have just bought a 118d 2005 - guy said it was all good it seemed fine I drove it to see if it felt OK although it seemed a little slower than expected I took it as it was how they were . Since I investigated a ding noise ever time I set off . Noticing my clocks are loose I look...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I cannot believe how powerful these motors are, I got a plastic bottle jammed when moving the seat forward and it has completely ripped the cable out of the motor. I have a 2006 335i E92. Will now adjust all directions apart from front and back. Does anyone know if I can just fit a new cable or...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I am an owner of BMW E46. Today I had a full service with ServiceStop. I have booked full service and MOT for today. Car has been collected in the morning without any issues. Then, within one hour I received quote of total cost of the service and repair, and I agreed to do major of...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I'm in Northern Ireland and have been using a highly reputable BMW specialist indie for all my 330ci's servicing over the last few years. I just got the car back from its annual regular service, the invoice is hand-written and hard to make out, but charges are: £76.05 - oil (Mobil...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys , I was changing my turbo vac pipes the other day and came across something that worried me a little , Back in february i had no large turbo power and took it to my local diesel garage who charged me £90for a solenoid assy , ( This is what it says on the invoice ) plus labour and...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I NEED your advice! I went to BMW nine Elms on friday for MOT with my E92. Before the actual mot test I asked them to have a look at the drivers side belt arm as the belt was constantly sliiping off it. On the passenger side the belt never slipped off the arm. Now to the problem...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Any one know the time needed to change a radiator on a 318i saloon Got the rad for 50 quid from Eurocarparts Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Failed the MOT today on my car. It failed on the same thing as last year, which I got repaired on both sides. The mounts where the ARB clamps go holding the bush were corroded to non existence last year, so I took the car to a garage to have both sides replated. This time, the left side had...
  11. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    That bumper is for sale at £235 with the grills and fogs. In the description it said its LCI performance bumper.but all the performance bumpers I'm looking at are different. Can someone tell me what bumper it is and what's it's worth. Don't want to be over paying. Plus the seller said its that...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    As title describes .... Had a slight argument with the girlfriend she rips the rear view mirror off and the wires then spark.... I start the engine after ditching her and airbag light comes on..... I twisted the wires back together.... Now 5 days later the service light has come on and and the...
  13. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    I have been a loyal customer of this company for years. Before Xmas 2012, I took a radio module in for repairs. It took them two months to fix, despite telling me it would take two weeks. Within a month, the module failed again. Took it back and after another two weeks, I was told that it didn't...
  14. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I am currently on the search for the ring for my wing mirror which somebody no names mentioned to keep the peace seems to have hated (gf), i realy dont wanna spend anymore than neccessary as the part to make is probably about £0.10p. My local dealer wants £176.00 for the motor, he wants to sell...
  15. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, My E46 got kerbed a few months back. It ripped a bit of one of the tyres as per the photos. From some angles it may look bad, but to my (untrained) eye it is just superficial and is from the rim of tyre that seems to protect the alloys.....but certainly doesn't seem substantial enough to...
  16. BFuk Open Topic
    Well as title revearsing out of the father inlaws drive over the public footpath and the raised area where the drive meets the curb ended up hitting the car bottom and ripping off the jacking point! where can i get 1 from and how much are they? or does any 1 have 1 spare?
  17. General BMW Discussions
    hi might be wrong but just got my car back from garage today after 4 days and one of the things replaced was Electric fuel pump. had Electric fuel pump replaced picked car up and 2 miles later broke down, car went back to garage. garage said sorry but fault code now says cam sensor and didn't...
  18. BFuk Open Topic
    Hi. Apologies to moderators now but no one else to ask but i know we do have good mechanics on here... I know this is not a bmw question but we all have better half's with other motors... Just been told my better half's freelander's rear diff bushes have gone. I do know to cahange all 3 bushes...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    So now that ive replaced all my suspension with meyle HD wishbones, droplinks, bushes and top mounts as well as weitec ultra gt coilovers i decided i wanted to give my car some new wheels before i unviel it to the forum as i dont think my original style 18's do it justice lol, Im quite fussy...
  20. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    I ordered a tie rod and track rod end for my car the other day and being in the motor trade i asked if i could get a good deal. (what you would expect from your main parts supplier) Anyway £18.75 for the end £12.50 for the tie rod + Vat it all came to £37.50. i thought this was a...
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