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  1. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I have recently had my car remapped and the gain was more than i was expecting. On the Dyno it showed a 71% power gain now pushing out 189bhp. I needed to get some new brakes for the car anyway as they are squeaking quite loudly and worn down. I'd like to get some better looking...
  2. E70
    Help, As above when coming to a stop it still trying drive forward or reverse till it stalls. Turning steering left or right stalls it. Putting in park same only putting in neutral helps Any ideas lads? Just at hospital for wife's appointment trying to park it a bigger. Happened other day...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I have Apple Car Play on 4 Series GC using wireless. When streaming Spotify or other apps like Audible the sound cuts out for a few seconds on and off. This happens with Apple Car Play and through BMW's own system. Has anyone had this issue and if so have they resolved it? I was...
  4. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi everyone, I bought myself a e32 a few months ago as a project Cars only done 70,000 but I thought I’d have it fully serviced including the transmission oil So I started the car up as normal waited till it warmed up, then noticed it wasn’t idleing right. But thought I’d drive it to the...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, new to the forums and this is my first post, apologies if its been covered before but I can't find anything similar to the problems I'm having. So, my brother in laws 318i (automatic) has been having braking problems. All signs pointed to the vacuum pump, so we got that off, replaced...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I bleed the system with a power bleeder. But after wards they felt the same as they always did which is to say not great. PO said they were all like that and they will indeed stop if you really needed it. Then I bought the 850ci and it stops great. You push on pedal it starts to stop then it is...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I drive a 2003 BMW 318i E46. I have been experiencing the following issue shown in the video link. The wiper blades sometimes jam as you can see. Do you know what the problem is? Thanks.
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys can anyone help??? Recently I've replaced the radiator fan because wasn't' working at all an the car keeps overheating. But one i've i've done it the fan won't stop even when the keys are not in the ignitoin and the car is locked. I've pulled out the cable for coolant sensor fan still...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Please help, the roof has got slower and slower when opening so it does not collapse before the tonneau cover shuts. I have had the back seat out looking for the hydraulics, and looked in the boot and I can't find anything. Where are they? I can also hear the motor running and it generally...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2001 318 petrol manual my car started to play up early last week I have changed plugs,fuel filter, air filter but still have problem. idles ok on start up but goes wrong after a minute or two. any of you lads got any ideas ? phil
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have had so many issues with this car, swirl flap failure meant a recon engine about 12 months ago, now over the last few days it has a strange rattle when starting and stopping, sounds low down and is better heard inside the cab, I have uploaded a short video so that it can be listened to, my...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My 1999 318i se touring has been cutting out on slowing down and stopping. Engine management light had come on previous to this. Took it down mates garage and first thing that was checked without diagnostic test was breather pipe. Sure enough breather pipe had a hole in it then came...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have a 2001 E46 touring, the problem is the car revs high when the it is idling ..between 1000 and 1500 and when I stop the revs will increase and then drop back to the high Idle speed. The MPG also changes with the high revs. I have changed the MAF with a new one, the rubber elbow joint...
  14. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hello everyone. i hope someone can help me with my problem i am having with my 2005 x5 automatic 6 speed diesel. I have a winding noise coming from the gearbox maybe the torque converter. But now the jeep jerks when coming to a complete stop. Has anyone else had this problem. Or know what it...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi folks, thanks to those that advised on my tyres. Now running on Hankooks which is a MASSIVE difference to the feel of the car. On to my next problem/question. For around three to four weeks now I noticed when I approach traffic and slow down to almost idle, the car purs like a cat then...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a 1999 T reg 316i that I got a couple of weeks ago and I am working trhough some niggles. I have noticed that sometimes when I am stopping the revs go from 500 - 1000 as if I am about to stall - it is a wee bit worrying - any ideas what is wrong. I know that the car could do with a...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    only when cold. At temp car drops revs near stalling when stopping. fault codes indicate a fuel line fault electrical. Anyone can advice me what to do next. Mechanic suggests replacing icv and clean my injectors. I also got an anti- freeze leak so little it cant b found. I ALSO CHANGED MAF ...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, was wondering if anyone could help, i have 1800 03 e46, which has a oil burning smell now and again when at a stand still or sometimes through the vents, i have noticed the rocker gasket is leaking slightly but would this cause the smell? thanks in advance
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I have been driving my BMW M sport around and have noticed that every time i go over a bump in the road the cd stops. Is there a fault with the changer. Standard bmw business radio/cassette with changer
  20. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi i have a standard head unit which has recently stopping playing cd's, it will play them for a few seconds or a minute or so then suddenly stop and when i press cd again it says no disc? the radio works fine still, the unit is a cd business rds in a 523i se 1997 thanks
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