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  1. 2008 X3 E83 2.0 SE Auto - Harsh gear changing

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I just recently acquired a BMW x3, that has the 6HP21X Automatic Gearbox, when i bought it I new it had an issue with the gearbox, but thought it was still a good deal even if I pay for a having the gearbox overhauled. So after shopping around for a decent garage, I finally bit the...
  2. Just bought a 320d se touring

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello I have just purchased my 1st BMW. Its 6 month old 320d touring se. Coming from an Octavia vrs so all these numbers seem out of my comfort zone. Can somebody tell me my engine code and gearbox code and all what f model my car is . Cheers
  3. 2007 325i SE rear suspension not level

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I've noticed that my car sits 1" lower on the passenger side rear than the drivers side (or maybe 1" higher at the drivers side?!) this normal? :confused If its not normal am I looking at springs, dampers or both? Related question: I've tried a couple of online VIN spec check...
  4. E90 SE Paint Peeling

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Guys, I have noticed an odd bodywork issue on my 2007 E90 330i Saloon. The paint layer has started to peel around the Passenger side rear door. It has now started to peel on the main body near it as well. I can't see any rust anywhere and its coming away in a single layer, it cracked where...
  5. BMW 118D SE 2008 Gearbox Code?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I need to find out the gearbox code for my BMW 1 series as I currently have no 1st gear. I can source the gearbox but there are so many different ones. Manual 6 speed Variant - UD72 Version - Euro 5 5a All help is appreciated. Engine type - N47D20U0
  6. M Sport or SE?

    General BMW Discussions
    OK I currently own a Volvo and am looking to change to a BMW 3 series on a 65 to 17 plate. I do around 5000 miles a year and I am thinking about an M sport, my first question is what is the firmer suspension on the M Sport like to live with on a daily basis I want a bit of comfort so would I be...
  7. E92 320i LCI SE

    Probably sounds a little booring to you guys, but I love it. My first Beemer, and bought it by accident as I wanted an E91, but now I'v got it, I just love it. It's a 2010, and had 62k on the clock in january when I bought it, and seemed like a bargain. I've had it serviced since I boght it...
  8. E90 330D SE alloy replacement

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all, Im currently on a set of 17" 8J alloys that were on the car from new and I've just had my 2nd crack in the rear passenger side alloy (ally welded 1st one already) so I'm thinking about swapping the current alloys for a new set. Thinking about 19's 8J at the front and 9J at the rear. I'm...
  9. 5 Series ride quality

    General BMW Discussions
    I tried a G30 M-Sport recently and thought it rode rather nicely so I thought the SE I tried a week later would float along even better over drain covers and cats eyes, but I was a bit disappointed that it didn't seem to. Should it be obviously smoother on SE suspension or are the differences...
  10. 2004 BMW 318i SE (Acceleration)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have been driving my BMW since February 2016 and its my first and hope it won't be my last ? I am having some problems while driving and not sure if it is a driving fault or something wrong with my BMW. This problem has been happening for awhile now, while up shifting 1st gear to 2nd it...
  11. 2004 BMW 318i SE.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I recently changed my oil and oil filter, and drove to Preston about 60 miles from where I live, before returning home to Bradford I decided to check my oil and coolent level. I saw something like wet creamy color on my oil deepstick. I believe I am leaking coolant and is mixing with oil...
  12. 2003 320d SE - SRS Airbag Light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, I've being having an issue with my SRS/Airbag light coming on and off intermittently on my dash. The fault i've gotten on the OBD II is "70 MRS Seat Occupancy detector". I searched for a solution and came across an emulator for the seat occupancy bypass. After buying and fitting the...
  13. BMW 530d SE F10 shaky at cold start N57

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone apologies if i have posted this incorrectly I have a BMW 530d SE F10 2010 registration N57 engine with 90k miles on the clock On cold start it would shake for a second if that I connected the car and used iSTA D and the following codes were stored 24F700 Fuel-filter heating...
  14. BMW 318i se for sale.

    Hi everyone, I have an e46 318i saloon petrol manual silver for sale in one - off mint condition, 99k miles,3 keys,3 previous owners, 1 of whom garaged it every night for 15 years who was a funeral director,this car was pampered with the hearses and limos, really immaculate condition all...
  15. Newbie. 525d se radio fault

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks sold my beloved e39 530d msport , Have found a real clean 2004 525d se msport kitted e60, Really want to buy it but only reason im put of is the radio wont turn on and the screen is staying at the bmw logo, I have google loads etc but cant get an answer, Can i buy second hand an just...
  16. E92 LCI Msport bumpers on SE

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Folks :) Will LCI E92 MSport front bumpers fit on a standard SE ? Fancy the conversion
  17. E90/E91 330i SE Wanted

    BMW Cars for Sale
    Hi I am looking for an E90/E91 330i SE with the following spec: Firm Spec Must be SE spec not M-Sport Early N52 engined Either Saloon or Tourer model If Saloon, must have Split/Fold rear seats Flexible Spec Ideally <100k miles Ideally an iDrive version Ideally with HiFi or Premium...
  18. 320D SE Auto - Vibrating / Shaking Idle, nearly stalling whilst revving and dropping back down to idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just purchased a run around car which is a 2003 320d SE Auto on 115k. I bought it blind and drove it a few times to see what it needs doing. The idle is rough and makes the car shake / vibrate (more than a normal diesel!) and when coming to a stop the car sometimes feels close to stalling...
  19. Soon to be new E90 330i SE owner

    Hi, I have registered for some advice as a soon to be E90 330i SE owner! I have been looking for a new car to replace my Toyota Celica VVTL-I with something more comfortable and the E90 330i SE looks to tick all the boxes! I've had a history of mainly classics from the Triumph Dolomite 1850...
  20. 2012 120d SE F20 Demister issue

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, Looking for some help. I suspect strongly my rear demister has stopped working as it doesnt clear the frost from the back window. Could you point me in the right direction of how to test/fix the issue please ? Fuse relay, etc ? I can get to the rear fuse box but cannot see which symbol...