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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello everyone, New to this forum so I want to start by saying hello to you all and thank you for having me on here. Im not sure if I have an issue or not. I noticed yesterday my car sits a little lower on the back driver side then the back passenger side. I measured it and its half an inch...
  2. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi it’s my first post on here and I’ve gone through Google looking for some help/diagnostics but very little to be found, I’ve also had a look around on here but again not much at all if anything. So as the title says really, the car is 2012 E93 M Sport 2.0D out of nowhere the fault came, all...
  3. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hi, I have a little project needing some tlc. I've saved another from being a parts car. I need a roof in blue, black or grey. Car has a blue roof, paint is Morea Green, and it compliments it but black or grey would work too. I've seen the odd green around also. The car was a semi-auto but...
  4. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Wondering if anyone knows if the hardware (the scanner itself) is compatible with both versions of software. I have a E46 318i N42 and my girlfriend has got a E81 116i N45. E46 requires 1.4.0 and E81 requires 2.0.1. If buy the scanner for the 1.4.0 (its more easily available) will I...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Anyone got it to share?
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi ! Can someone help me with my soft top roof from my 2004 e46 330ci? The problem is , the red light of the roof flash, the top close but wont open. Also i cant lock or unlock my trunk. I think The problem start when i install my 2 kids rear strap that goes in the top lid. The lid door was not...
  7. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Right, I'm sure I'm not that daft but... Tried to get various softwares to work on a legit set of cables. My bimmer's pre OBD2 so naturally I've got the 20pin connector. I'm trying to work out how to get PA Soft 1.4.0 to talk to the car but it won't proceed without the USB drivers, which I can't...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My lid on the storage compartment for the top is not latching when putting the top down. All seems to be working properly, but the lid does not latch all the way down, and will bounce up when driving. No lights are on, the top operates properly other than this issue. It just started doing this...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Guys, As its getting milder i decided id open my soft top today, only to notice it wont work. When i checked my boot, i noticed someone has stolen the luggage compartment box that sits below where the soft top folds in to. Its been a year since i last had the roof down and can only imagine it...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I think some one had a play with the settings on mine before I had it as it seems a little too low at just 20000km (=12427miles) and was hoping someone could tell me what the preset service interval times are on their e46 or similar I use PA soft but should be same regardless what software. I...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi guys i have recently changed my front brake pad's, to which when changd the brakes felt very spongy. i took out the what seems was an airlock, but the brakes still very spongy...no visual leaks on the calipers, no leaks on the servo system or brake fluid bottle. need some help,. jag
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I am hoping someone will be able to help me as I have been trying to get this to work for some time. I have an oem alarm on my bmw but have switched it off with the key and instead use a remote central locking kit purchased from ebay. I decided not to use the factory remote locking because the...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi again So I finally found the leak, not sure how I missed it for so long, and it is the top master cylinder in the boot Has anyone had experience of replacing, or hopefully repairing, this part (part No 54347025593) I am guessing all ci models are the same but mine is 2003 330ci
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anyone know which software, ie INPA etc, will let me read the fault codes from my soft top? I think I have found the problem but looking to confirm....not too much seems to be known about these problems :-( Cheers
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi again I think I may have found the problem but does anyone know how I adjust the cable circled in red? Any help would be very appreciated as I am baffled :-) This is the passenger side I have looked on real oem but cant narrow down what it is called unfortunately
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2003 e46 330ci - soft top tonneau cover latch problem Hi all So back to trying to sort out the hood and I have found that the latch that holds down the rear hard cover thing (not sure what its called but think it is a tonneau cover lol) down does not go right up so that the hook can go into it...
  17. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Had a friend of a friend who's a reputable lad do a small body repair and respray my front bumper. Lovely looking job but 6 weeks after its been done and the lacquer clearcoat is still soft to the nail. Spoke with the sprayer and he said that he'll put the car in the oven at 80 for a couple of...
  18. BFuk Open Topic
    Hi all, Now where past episode 3 of topgear and is it just me but does it seem that its getting a bit soft and they are running out of things to keep us clinging to the TV. Appart from Episode one being not bad the previous two have been dull.
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I have taken advantage of a bif of sun to look at my soft top. I noticed after a month of ownership that the roof was getting slower so topped up the fluid to the middle of the circle marker. I have used it a few times in the past month, mainly to keep it functional, but it will not...
  20. Auto Electrical Forum
    Is there a way to have the convertible soft top roof to automatically close after lock the car...?
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