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  1. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi I found rather big coolant leak from below pictured element, which I identified as Heater Control Valve Solenoid. Anybody came across this problem before? Is it hard to replace?
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello guys, I got a really annoying problem and i hope that somebody can help me out. Well lets get this started.. I own bmw 3 series 2008 facelift 2.0 petrol n43 engine vehicle (170 HP, 125kW). Problems started, when i started my car in the cold mornings. When i accelerate, Engine Management...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Car has now done 113k miles on original solenoids, should these be changed? If so are after market ones ok.
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I want to replace the seals of the VANOS solenoids and I came across some aftermarket ones that are made from Viton and claim to be better that the OE ones. Has anyone used these, or should I just get a set from BMW? If the aftermarket ones are better, any recommendations about...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    2012 F30 320i sport manual Does anyone PLEASE know where the location of the Venos solenoid is on my n20 engine???? Car is a little jerky in 1st and 2nd and has done 64,000 miles and guess they may need cleaned or exchanged. Many thanks for any help offered Dave.
  6. E92
    Hi everyone, apologies in advanced if I should be posting this in antoher section of the forum. I have a 2007 335D (E92). Earlier today I had just finished wasing my car and afterwards I took it for a blast on the duel carriageway which is 30 seconds from my house to dry it off. Ive let...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Looking for some O rings and fastener bolts for vanos solenoid for my 330i n53 but all I’m finding is O rings for n40 n42 n46 n45, will these fit? Also can’t find the bolts anywhere... Any help would be appreciated ??
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Is the camshaft solenoid and exhaust solenoid the same part for an n52 06 325i?
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I have a BMW E46-318i-M43/Sedan. It was fine all along till day before yesterday. When I turn the key to start I can here the starter rolling and not engaging the flywheel via the solenoid. I then took out the intake manifold to bench test the starter and guess what, on the bench with...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks I'm not a BMW owner, but I am seeking information about a BMW part, namely the Air Vacuum Solenoid Switch for the E46 M43 1999 - 2005 part number 7-2234100 I have a classic Aston Martin, which has (or had!) a vacuum operated air distribution system for the heating and ventilation...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys and girls! I hope on your you knowledgeable folks can help.... Recently my 328i has been having a few engine issues: They are: - Poor idle after a cold start. It used to briefly rev to 1800-ish rpm and drop to around 650 and idle smoothly. Now it doesn't really rev it's self anymore...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I am still trying to get my warning cog light off on the dash and couple of colleagues have said to try cleaning the shift lock solenoid CONNECTOR , before changing the Solenoids does anyone know how to get to the connector for the SHIFTLOCK can you access it from the centre console or is it...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys. 730d has been running beautifully up until yesterday. Emission Limit warning came on with EML. On DIS, it came up with code 4501/p0401 EGR air mass too high. Checked the egr pressure converter vacuum pipe that goes to the egr valve and there's no suction! so this means the converter is...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, long for some advice. My car stutters sporadically on idle, it just drops in revs. And also stutters/misses from low revs in a high gear when driving. I have no warning lights . Just wondering what it could be. Cars an e90 325i m sport
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello All, My recently bought 530d seems to have a lot of tiny things wrong with it that i am slowly working my way round, unfortunately a new one recently added itself to the list that has me slightly stumped. Last week I opened my boot (from the key) and the solenoid did its usual noise...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. I need some advice. Car was reading low on oil this week so I topped up with the requisite 1L yesterday when car was cold. Went to drive it today and within half a mile it cut out when slowing for roundabout. Restarted and idle felt rough...car not pulling right in a linear fashion. Kept...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Recently my car sudently stoped, i repaired the vp 44 diesel pump putting a transistor on electronic board on command side of high pressure solenoid, the car started but I have the 44 solenoid valve injection error, on impact is error 68 but in hexa is 44. The car accelerate slowly. An...
  18. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hey Forum newbie here from Australia. I have a 2006 530d salon and love it. I've blanked the swirl flaps and now moving on to removing the EGR. Now I have read a lot of posts about simply removing the vacuum hose to the EGR and blanking with a golf T or screw. I've done that, blanked at both...
  19. Items WANTED - Post any wanted adverts in here
    Hi all, I am looking for either a used but working vanos solenoid as per the picture attached (Item no. 26) or a used vanos unit that will fit my E36 M3 EVO. Urgent. Thanks. Alex
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all newbie here. Does anyone know where supplies vanos solenoids for 523i e60 in or around Manchester/North west as I'm struggling to find any. Also what is a reasonable price for one ? Cheers all.
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