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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all hoping someone can help... I have an f21 116i 63 plate. The brakes seems to be dragging causing very poor mpg. They also stick on, taking several seconds to release after releasing the pedal. This happens when the brakes are cold or warm. They also apply themselves occasionally when...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi There, I have an issue that i believe is related to the turbo system for about 18 month. I have done approximately 25k miles over that period and it has only got slightly worse, so i do not think it is the actual turbo playing up as i assume it would have packed up all together by now and it...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    2007 118i m sport manual 6 speed. Driving along including stopping and starting. Using handbrake there are no issues. But when I put the car in reverse and go to move the car has what's described as a metallic ping and then the car feels like a sticking brake releases. I can apply the brakes...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I took my front calipers off last weekend as the brakes were sticking slightly. The slide pins were gummed up so I cleaned them up and refitted with some copper slip. I found the front left caliper piston wouldn't return unless I undid the nipple. It seemed OK, but today it feels like...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Anyone else had this problem after having wheels refurbished? I’ve had 2 different sets on now and they keep coming off, any tips for keeping them stuck please? Thanks Matty
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, I've noticed that when I use the washer jets and the headlamp washers come on also, the drivers side one often doesn't retract properly leading me to have to push it back in manually when I get out of the car. Has anyone else had this and is it a simple fix? J:)
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, First post (actually second !) - so please be gentle with me. I have a 1999 E36 323 Cabriolet which we have had in the family for nearly 10 years now. Love the car, so much so we wont ever sell it. It has a fully automatic roof and has developed a problem at the weekend when you go to...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All I have a 535d lci and i notice that it sticks/hesitant around 1500 revs and usually have to push it abit to get it out of the rev range. Any ideas what this could be. Here's a video to try capture the issue. If you look at the MPG needle you can see when throttle is applied. If i hammer...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks, I want so stick on my new number plate as opposed to screwing. It will go on the front of a E93. Has anyone successfully done this with normal sticky pads? Reason I ask is because the plate holder is curved and I don't know if pads will hold it. Thanks!
  10. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey folks, I have a problem with a sticking brake on the rear passenger side wheel. I have read these forums enough to know that there can be an issue with sticky pistons, but I have a further issue. I'll explain the history in short detail and let you see what you think. Hopefully you have...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Collected my 328 on Tuesday and the first thing i noticed was how stiff the accelerator pedal was, it was like pushing on a brick lol also seems as if the throttle is sticking as the revs don't drop when you go to change gear, even after a 4 and a half hour journey back home it was still pretty...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I keep getting these error codes It was suggested that it was the vanes sticking - anyone got any tips on freeing the vanes up. Thanks Sent from my MotoG3 using Tapatalk
  13. Introductions
    Hi there. This is my first post. I've just bought a 2004 E46 convertible which has the power fold Mirrors. They will both fold in but the driver side mirror needs to be manually folded back out. Is this a common problem? Would a bit of WD40 sort this out or is this a common fault? Thanks guys
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So I just joined today, having read lots of useful stuff on these forums before purchasing. So first of all, thanks for the wealth of information here :thumbsup I just bought a 2007 325i SE Touring, and so far I'm pretty pleased with it. I'm going around fixing various niggles (there aren't...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Folks, I'm a newbie here, having just picked up my first ever personally-owned BMW this weekend. I used to work for BMW back in 2007-2008 (as a dreaded salesman) and so thought I knew what to expect from this vintage of car but this problem's a new one to me and I can't find anything online...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, My rev counter needle has started playing up and it keeps sticking. For example, if I drove to 60mph it would jump from 500rpm to 2000rpm to 2500rpm (random number just as an example). Has anyone else had this issue or can anyone recommend some troubleshooting steps to fixing it? Thanks
  17. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have just bought my E70 and one of the first thing that I noticed was that when you press to open the glovebox it sticks and you have to catch it and open it manually. Upon investigation it appears that the leather is peeling in the corners and catching. The recommended fix is to replace for...
  18. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi everyone, I have just bought myself a 1997 BMW 840CI and i suspect I will be spending a lot of time on these forums picking up useful advice. In fact, that is what I am looking for now. When I first saw the car the driver side headlight did not pop up when switched on. I cam back the next...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I just replaced my steering wheel from the original one to a round air bag multi function one, the horn keeps going off when I turn the wheel or if I press the horn it stays on! Any ideas how I can solve the problem? Sent from Free App
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