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  1. X5 e70 2009

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello dear forum , recently i bought a BMW X5 35d 2009 , as i can see there are air suspension bags in the rear , on front it looks like normal shock absorbers . I know how air suspension works or how it looks . Could anyone tell me how to recognize if my vehicle is equipped with "SELF...
  2. self level suspension inactice

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    my 2006 x5 has the self level suspension inactive message displayed, it has done so for about a year or so but has always gone off the next time the car is started up but for some reason over the last 2 or 3 weeks the message says on all the time. I have checked the relevant fuses which are fine...
  3. Front suspension advice

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    The car has just passed 132k miles and for all of that it still drives and feels solid and tight. However, on some occasions, most noticeably over speed humps (and I tend to baby the car over traffic calming measures so it’s not had a hard life), I hear a bit of a creak and a groan from the...
  4. E92 2.0 auto shuddering & suspension clunking!

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, I'm hoping someone can help! I have a 2007 E92 2L petrol auto (107K miles) owned for 18 months, previous owner had 6 years & had excellent mostly BMW servicing & repairs etc! After about 6 months of owning I started to get shuddering at highish speeds (50 upwards) that felt like it was...
  5. 320cd front suspension advice needed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi , I have a 320cd 2006, on checking my vin I see that it came with sport suspension settings. WBABV52090PS75181 S226A Sports suspension settings does this indicate that the dampers i need are for msport chassis? will non msport types physically fit? Hopefully someone can tell me what the...
  6. Suspension

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Could any body help I have put 19x9.5 csl wheels on they are et27 on the rears they are close to the arch the arches have been rolled would they catch if I fitted m sport suspension any help much appreciated
  7. 2005 E90 320i Odd sound in suspension

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, i have problem with rear suspension, it's makes odd noise. I used grease first time and i gave nothing. 3 days ago my mechanic replaced all rear wishbones and it still giving noise... Dampers are okay. Do you have some ideas? Maybe bushings? Thanks in advance!
  8. 2010 F11 530d - Looking to buy a car - does this car have faulty suspension airbags?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, am looking to buy a 2010 F11 530d with 103,000 miles on the clock. On arrival, the first thing I noticed was that the car was completely on its rear offside tyre (right hand side when looking at boot), and the car was a little bit sunk down on the rear nearside tyre. Immediately after...
  9. 120C xdrive msport and lowered suspension

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello folks, first time poster, long time bmw fan. Had an E46 330Ci a few years back and got myself a 120d xdrive now. It's a bit wallowy in the corners and I was thinking of upgrading the suspension. I've thought of the ACS spring kit or a Bilstein B12 Pro set up. I've read that the reason...
  10. 2005 X5 e53 3.0d- self level rear suspension

    Good Afternoon I have a 2005 X5 E53 3.0d with self levelling rear suspension, one side sits lower than the other all the time, I have heard this can be adjusted/calibrated . how is this done ? Thanks Ray1001:confused
  11. 4.8 ‘sports’ suspension

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi. I have the 4.8is with the two axle air suspension. It was bought originally with the ‘sports suspension’ package. I know a sports suspension is firm but is there any easy way to make the ride smoother other than changing to springs? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. 2012 520d Intermittent suspension problem

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi I have a 2012 520d Touring. One morning I found the back of the car sat very low as if there was no air in the rear airbags. Over the next few weeks this happened around 4 times on the other occasions the car was fine ie sat high as it should be. (no middle ground ie half way down) I have...
  13. bmw f11 525d touring. suspension query

    General BMW Discussions
    hi looking for advice regarding the electronic suspension on my 2011 bmw 525d touring. Just failed mot on leaking rear edc shocks on both sides, car has done alot of miles (180,000) but 30,000 a year for first 6 years all on motorway , engine sounds beauftiful and full service history but has...
  14. 318d suspension question

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I drive a 2017 3series 318d msport Last day or two I noticed that the suspension on the front passengers side felt bit soft/bumpy when driving slowly and especially when turning the car into streets or roads on the right plus roundabouts. There doesn’t seem to be any cracks on the spring...
  15. Potential suspension problem

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I have a 2017 3series msport Over last day or so I’ve felt the passenger side front suspension feel bit soft/bumpy when driving slow and turning to the right. No sign of any cracks on the spring or oil coming from suspension that I can see Any ideas ? Would it could this be a wheel...
  16. E92 Suspension fitment questions

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I was looking for some advice on suspension fitment. I have an 08 e92 325i MSport (n53) and the one of the springs has just given up outside my fiends house so I'll need to replace quickly. I now plan on refitting all of the suspension as it's a little tired anyway. I have seen an...
  17. F30 335d X drive M Sport plus 67 plate suspension

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My car is the LCI M Sport plus model. Is it generally understood that these need new springs to perform better or was it just pre LCI? If changes are needed then please could pass on any relevant info. TIA
  18. Rear Air suspension USE to activate when remote opened door

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    But now Not ! Both rear bags new.No signs of leaks so far . But car sags down a bit after 24 hours ?
  19. Can someone explain to me what the F30 suspension options are?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I’m looking at an F30 for £6-8k, which seems to give me either a 320d or 320i. I’m looking for something fun to drive so would like stiffer than standard suspension. I’ve noticed there are sport line models. Do these have lowered/stiffer suspension compared to standard/modern/luxury models? And...
  20. Best choice for suspension ?

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Need to get a few things sorted on my 1991 850 . Had it for over 5yrs now and it's needed new shock front and poss rear. Should I stick to oem or aftermarket ? Thanks Reg