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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I will be replacing the mechanical tensioner pulley, deflection pulley (aka idler pulley?) and the v-belt in my car. My question is about torque values. I have found that the tensioner pulley is 40Nm, but I cannot find the correct torque for the deflection pulley. I have looked...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm currently looking for an E93 and I went to see one over the weekend. When I opened the roof the windows lowered to half way down. Then when I closed the roof and then selected the all windows close button, they all went up, but then the passenger window lowered to half way again. A second...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The diversity amp on my 2006 320i Touring E91 has failed, so whilst I track down a replacement I'm locking and unlocking the car with the manual key. Not much of an inconvenience except that when I unlock it and open the driver's door, the alarm goes off. I have to quickly jump in the car and...
  4. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hello All,, Recently changed my 630 to a 2014 640 and in the display on the speedo side there is a digital reading for speed but it is in KM/h. In the settings on the Idrive the settings are set to MPH so my question is how can this be changed. It is not really that important as I also have...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I'm in dire need of some help please. My 2010 316D is making an awful squeaking noise everytime I set off and then suddenly dispears a few seconds after. It may then reappear when I'm driving in low gear the odd time. I have noticed that it doesn't squeak when I put the car into...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Using the Virtual PC BMW service manual software to rebuild my engine and I think I've found an error in it! On the page covering fitting the crank it states that No.1 must be at TDC when setting the counterbalance shafts. Well, the setting tool only fits when its at BDC and the pictures in...
  7. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
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  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Alright folks. My e92 330d 2011 plate shakes when i set off in first. The best way I can describe is is it feels like its wheel spinning... but obviously it isn't. Only in first gear and only when setting off. Any ideas?
  9. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I currently own a 2013 X3 (F25) with the standard halogen headlights and my gf owns a 2012 1 series (F20), also with standard halogen headlights. My gf's car however has daytime running lights and even though they aren't nice and white like xenons, I still like the idea of having them...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, two issues to describe, this is the second of two (to keep the issues separate), as, regrettably has been my experience over the years, service dept yet to find an issue, so interested in thoughts here. 4 weeks old, <500 miles on the clock Car has front and rear side parking sensors...
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I'm having problems setting a sat-nav destination to a favourite button. When I try, It just sets the map display without the destination. 2016 220d Gran Tourer I remember doing this on my previous BMW 530d. Can anybody offer any help?
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    HI. This is my first post. Im have purchased an E91 320d to use as my commuter. Cant fault it except that when the windscreen wipers are selected to the second setting (Fast wipe). They either stop operating and freeze or operate to the fully upright position then stop. If i deselect, switch...
  13. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Sorry for asking what must be a basic/obvious question for any e31 owner, but what is the correct sequence for inputting the date and time? I have a 1997 840 and when I got it the radio code was flashing, eventually (two weeks) later BMW gave me the code, this was in putted and the radio sprung...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi can anyone please let me know how i can set the timing on a BMW 325 tds just replaced pump and dont know if it is in the right position and now the yellow injector light come on the car start but runs very rough help please
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    17000 miles only noises started emerging from the central air vents yesterday When switched to manual direction setting the noise disappears when you redirect the air to not come out of the central air vents the noise is a bit like a "sissing" sound almost like water flowing Tried changing...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I cant connect to my car (diagnos) via dis. I am using the ebay cable and software from bmcabes ( one click installation stuff) I cannot access admin/connection setup. the hour glass appears then goes. firewall/ antivirus disabled. running as administrator. any help is much appreciated. cheers
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi! First post here :) picked up a new 530d m sport this week, one thing I noticed today is that it doesn't have a sport+ setting, just Eco, comfort and sport. We have a 120d and that has the sport+ setting. Does the 530d just not have the sport+ setting or am I missing something? Thanks :)
  18. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hey all, I've got a 2006 Z4 2.0i SE (N46 engine) and quite a while ago I was having some issues with the valvetronic which a local BMW indy couldn't figure out. One of the problems it was causing was a rough idle, so the indy set the idle RPM up to 950, which I guess helped abit? Not much...
  19. Auto Electrical Forum
    I hope this thread is posted correctly as I assume it would come under electrical. My 2002 BMW Series 320d manual states that an audio signal to advise car is locked can be set up. Can I do this myself or does a BMW agency have to do it?
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hello just bought an 02 330d so here is the first of a whole string of questions while I bring my new baby back to show room condition. The clock is not set correctly, little fault I know but it will drive me mad, and the right hand knob that is supposed to change the time does nothing. I have...
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