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  1. 335D small turbo problem (no boost untill 3000rpm)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everybody. This is my first post in this forum and, as Jeremy Clarkson usually said, please bear with me. I have a 335d 2006 european model and has the famous " does not have boost untill 3000 rpm, feels like there is no boost coming from the small turbo "" problem. I have tested the...
  2. Small spots marks under certain light

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, My 2 month old 3 series Estoril Blue, is showing small water/pit marks visible in certain light angles. I rejected the dealer paint protection and opted to apply some Meguirs Ultimate Paste wax. The finish initially looked pukka. I washed car yesterday, dried and misted wiped off with...
  3. 335d small turbo removal

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all Not getting anywhere with my boost issue, and thinking of removing small turbo for inspection or at least access vanes for inspection Anyone done this and got any insight?
  4. 530d GT Small boot not opening

    Introductions
    Hi all. I just bought recently my Gt and noticed that on the dashboard show " boot open" . I did turn these plastic bolts and now is doesn't open at all and still showing on dashboard. Any thoughts on this. Many thanks.
  5. E60 small rear door glass

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello there, I stupidly managed to lock my key in the car last week and proceeded to smash th small glass in the rear door to get in. 1 week on I am struggling to find a a replacement bit off glass or a how to guide as to getting the little bugger out. Any help is greatly appreciated, and yes I...
  6. E60 owners - I need a small favour!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I need a little favour from you. Would anyone be kind enough to measure the width of the sun visor from the middle of the part that clips and unclips to where the hinged part starts on the outer edge. I've attached a picture of the length that I need. Big thanks to anyone who can help...
  7. Small Update - Diadem Indicator Lights

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Another small update for my car here (it's like Pringles "once you pop, you can't stop"). One small thing that I never liked the look of was the bright orange effect of the standard turn indicator lights at the front: I just don't "get on" with the bright orange patches in what is otherwise...
  8. EGR Thermostat - Small amount of air passes through?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, To tell if you thermostat is shot you can try to blow through it.. sure enough when I purchased my thermostats from Cotswold BMW I made sure they where air tight (showing they're completely closed) now the main thermostat is completely locked off and you cannot blow any air through, but...
  9. 325 tds 1998. 2 small wires to the starter motor. Their function?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Re starter motor delay fault post.....I am trying to understand function of the two small wires that go to the two small terminals on the solenoid. In order to understand a delay in starter motor function that appears to be linked to the heater plug relay. I connected a 12v direct to the small...
  10. F34 335i GT 18" rims too small

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I've just bought a 335i GT and it came with M400 Star spoke 18in rims and they look too small, I think the tyres are not low profile either so also looks a little worse. Can anyone recommend a set of 19"s ? Cheers
  11. 2008 E91 Headlight bulb gone (the small off center one)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Unfortunately I don't know the names of the headlight bulbs, so will just try to describe by position. Uk car, Front headlights, passenger side. I was replacing the outside bulb and it started to drizzle. Next thing a tiny bit of water drips onto the inside bulbs wires (potentially) Ok so...
  12. Small amount of white gunk on filler cap - Cold weather ad short journeys?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Only had my BMW for about 8 weeks and regularly check the oil about twice a week. Habit from previously owning an Alfa. Usually I find so white/cream stuff right at the end of my dipstick but really it's hardly noticeable and really a very small amount. I am aware this can be...
  13. 2001 320i - Finished Watercooling Overhaul, one small leak

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So I noticed my radiator was bowing like crazy, so decided at 87k to replace the following: Rad, Upper and Lower hose, ET, both level and temp sensors, thermostat+housing and the pump. Everything went surprisingly well, car runs great and does what it should, except occasionally (usually after...
  14. 635d small turbo failure?

    General BMW Discussions
    After some advice / guidance please. My 635d is suddenly lacking power in the lower rev range. Below 3k it is sluggish and even if you push the pedal to the carpet, there is no urge. At 3k the power comes in and it pulls hard to the redline. It's only done 42,000 miles and has fsh so I'm...
  15. 335d remap with small power extra warning

    Bwchiptune Shop
    Here is another 335d that was already tuned when the customer came in for a remap and Dyno testing E92 335D - BW Chiptune Remap I'm seeing more and more 335d from the middle of the U.K. upwards tuned badly which make a small bit extra power as they have been tuned by someone or some company...
  16. e46 320d small problems help

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok so iv just bought a e46 320d which has a few little problems. 1- abs light, warning light and hand brake lights are on. the guy that sold it to me said he has had a guy come out with a diagnostics machine and says its the abs pump. how easy are they to replace? and what do i need to do? 2-...
  17. Why no love for the small sixes?

    General BMW Discussions
    I was thinking back to when I bought my BMW (94 320i SE Manual) and how much negativity there is about the 2.0 six cylinder Engine (It was about 9 months ago). Similarly when I was looking at the E30's the one rule seemed to be avoid the 320i. Common consensus appears to be a 318iS is better? -...
  18. INPA Great, only two small questions

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi recently i got a usb to obd2 cable and the software for it. just using INPA for basic checks on the car any faults. first of all i get a versions do not match as shown in the first pic. Also when i do engine diagnostics it reads some errors ........but theyre in german and everything else is...
  19. 2004 e46 320ci sport - small bits of smoke coming from under vanos

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys, yesterday i topped up my oil (i didnt spill any) and and then started the car, left it running for abit and then i noticed small drops of what i think could be oil dripping onto the the cam position sensor on the left side of the engine just under the vanos unit. the floor pan did...
  20. 335D no power from small and big turbo

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I have a 2007 335D and when driving it last weekend I noticed that there was no power what so ever, both turbos will not spin up. Both went at exactly the same time. I have checked the vaccum hoses on the left hand side of the engine but cant see anything wrong. I have replaced the...
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