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  1. 2012 E92 Rear Shock Part Query

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there. I’m really stuck on this so I really hope someone out there has the answer; I have a 2012 E92 330D Sport Plus. At a recent “Health Check” they claimed I need new rear shocks as mine are leaking. I’ve yet to confirm this but thought I’d price up the parts - about £170 each from BMW...
  2. Shock absorbers which to get?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2010 320i msport saloon, stock 18" wheels. I am a little confused which shock absorbers be applicable. I went to ecp and they could.not tell me the actual manufacturers part number. I am looking to get SACHS ones. From their website They are: 311405 , 311406 & 311410 (×2 rear). Can...
  3. E90 330d Sport shock replacement

    Introductions
    Good afternoon everyone, As I often use forums for troubleshooting I decided to join up. Apologies if I am posting this in the wrong place. If so please let me know! My car recently in for the heater unit recall and BMW noted that the driver side is badly leaking. I have since had it on a...
  4. 2006 E90 330d - shock replacement

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, My car recently in for the heater unit recall and BMW noted that the driver side is badly leaking. I have since had it on a ramp and it is pretty bad. I'm surprised it got through the MOT a few weeks before the recall..... BMW have quoted £288.00 per front E90 M Sport shock (inc. bump...
  5. New shock absorbers are very hard

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Had 4 new Sachs/Boge OE shocks fitted to my car. 2003, E46, SE, 47k miles. It was recommended by the servicing garage due to age rather than any issue but I was told they were fairly worn when removed. New ones make the car feel more taut and well damped but there’s very little “give” in them...
  6. e63 replacing front and rear shock absorbers

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hello Forum! Does anyone have, or know where I can find VIDEO/TUTORIAL instructions for removing/replacing the front and/or rear shocks for my 2005 e63 (6 series) car? Absolutely nothing available on Google or anywhere else on the internet that I could find? Thanks in advance. Jules
  7. E46 correct seating for the spring on the shock

    Technical Guides for the E46
    Hi is this right? Thanks in advance ?
  8. 2011 e3281 wagon , reat hatch shock replacement

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    anyone able to fill me in on replacing the rear hatch shocks, having to use a long pole to unload the groceries to keep it open is a pain, just wondering what is involved, tools I will need, any and all advice appriciated
  9. N42 Problems..... SHOCK

    Technical Guides for the E46
    Hi new here and not long had my 318ti compact N46 2.0l First of all picked it up cheap with half leather trim no rust and all the bits n bobs But here lies my problem the oily lump of junk in the front Problem Lumpy idle lack of low down power under 2.5k rpm some times stalls but soon as...
  10. E92 335d rear shock absorber mounting cup

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there I am in a bit of a pickle and looking for some dimensional information on the rear shock absorber mounting cup ,which has just went,think it’s rotted through and there is now a severe knocking coming from the rear end ? It’s not a high value part but I need the car and I don’t have...
  11. Rear Shock breaking rubber mounting ?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there. I've picked up a problem which I can't figure out. Recently replaced the rear shocks on my 318is, after a month, the right rear shock broke the rubber mounting in the boot, I replaced the mounting and it broke it again, then replaced the coil spring and the rubber mounting, and the...
  12. E46 Parts for sale front anti roll bar, rear subframe, front shock absorbers, drop links etc

    BMW Parts for Sale
    All got to go since I sold my 330i Touring which I had on here as a project. Brand New white fully polybushed rear subframe, never fitted and still in bubble wrap. Heavy, so collection from Pinner, HA5. Sold Pair of front Sachs Sports Shocks with H&R spring and new top mounts, complete...
  13. N53 Shock! This is a great engine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just done a nearly 200 mile cross-country trip in my E92 with the car loaded to the gunwales. Topped up with Shell VPower and zero'd everything before departure. On arrival, average speed was 63.5mph and an amazing 39.2 mpg with a full to empty range of 542miles. I known the N53 gets a...
  14. 2004 e46 325ci - front bumper shock absorber length?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anyone know what should be the exact length of a front bumper shock absorber? Also, do both of the absorbers should be exactly the same in length? Mine right side is ~3-4mm longer than the left one.
  15. 2004 e46 325ci - front bumper shock absorber bent or is this normal position?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I hit another car with my front-left side of the car - ~20mph. The bumper isn't damaged badly, it's just scratched and there's a little hole in it. So I removed it, and I can see that both of my shock absorbers look like bent a little... not sure if they should be completely straight or not...
  16. Cost for E92 rear shock and active cruise sensor?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Looking for my first BMW (E92) and am going to see a 335d. The seller says it needs a new rear shock (from the last service - he says it doesn’t show in day to day driving but will fail the MOT) and a new active cruise sensor, due to impact damage. He says BMW have estimated £135 plus...
  17. F11 2012 520d leaky shock front.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, Recently noticed a leak on the front right shock. So, at the moment looking for best replacement parts. BMW parts - £574 for the pair + labour. I was told to go for Bilstein as these are better or same as BMW ones. Bilstein does different versions of those. B4 - around £110 - 130 a...
  18. 2006 E91 320D - Shock replacement recommendations?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I have a high mileage E91 320D which could do with new shocks. It is fitted with what appear to be original shocks which will have now done more than 200,000 miles. The car sits lower than some i have seen though not dramatically so and when getting the wheel alignment checked they were...
  19. URGENT help needed wit 330i M Sport shock absorbers!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello! I urgently need some help sourcing some shocks/dampers. My car was damaged and the front right damper is slightly bent. I need to replace it (both left and right as I have seen many people say you should do both) but I am unsure what to look for. Eurocarparts and other reputable...
  20. Shock absorber dropped off from top mount!?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Earlier on i was on some A roads and pulled over to a lay by area to reply to a message. Lay by area had stupid amounts of bumps and uneven surfaces and then the rear left suspension started thudding. Got out and had a look, shocks dropped and looks like some grommet kind of thing just...
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