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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Wonder if anyone has had this or can help? This afternoon my 1 series just started making this random beeping/tone from the the radio every 2 to 3 minutes. Happens if the radio is on or off. Have a video of the sound here. Any hep much appreciated. Cheers Stew
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Evening, The crankshaft pulley started rattling last night :jaw-dropping Its thrown the AC belt off although the drive belt it still on. I took the engine cover off to have a nose although haven't done any more yet as i am not sure of the best way to tackle it. I see there a quite a few...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I've just replaced my brakes and the front brake pad sensor is broken. I'm not really fussed about having a light to tell me when they're worn out (I have eyes that can be used for this :sarcastic). My question is, how do they work? Do the wires wear through causing the light to come on? If so...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello I've just got my 1993 E30 316 on the road and after having had the Rac fit new battery yesterday the car is cutting out when cold(I drove for 40mins tonight on the way home and it cut out at every set of lights for around 35 mins of that ):mad Rac man said something about a cold running...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I thought this might be a question asked before, but search didnt return anythin. I went on the castrol website and asked which oil for my car ('95[N] E36 328i coupe, 68k) and it gave me 2options; >Recommended- Edge Sport 0w-40; >Alternative- Magnatec 10w-40. Ideally i'd go for the Recommended...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Can anyone tell me how far I should take the revs? I have a 2004 E46 318i M Sport. I don't rag my cars, but I do find this one can be a little slow to pull away. Are they designed to go to near the line? Am I bottling doing something that the car wants to do? Yes I'm new, please don't rinse me!