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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So, after the rear of my car fell off the jack… (don't ask!). The suspension was noticeably wonky - one wheelarch was a couple inches lower than the other. I replaced the springs, and it seems better but it's still not even - one side is still an inch or so higher than the other and I can hear a...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I am waiting for a new set of updated springs and dampers to arrive for my 07 330D. The standard rear top mounts seem to get bad press for being a bit soft so what would you recommend I upgrade them to? Will M3 mounts fit?
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all what colour tube inflates which sides air suspension bag ? Many thanks
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Im new to this forum and i looking for your help. I have a problem with my f11 for a while now and cant find a way to fix it. The gap between the offside rear wheel and the wheel arch is much bigger then the nearside. I got ista+ 2 weeks ago and tried to do the ride height calibration...
  5. Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Please can you provide the final price including postage for the following parts: Rear shock absorber bushing 33522406287 x2 Rear spring pad 33536764420 x2 Front spring pad 31336764372 x2 Top mounts 31306775098 x2 Thanks
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi everyone Have the dreaded self leveling suspension problem on my e53 BMW X5 3.0d airbags are all good compressor is working I replaced both level sensors and the ehc module and still jeep is rising away up in the air and self leveling inactive still on the dash I'm lost at this stage at what...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hie guys my F15 s chassis warning light came on and a few days after that I found my cars rear suspension dropped ,took the air suspension pump off and found that the black plastic cylinder chamber had raptured. Thinking that that was the reason the error had come on , I replaced the pump which...
  8. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    does anyone know if the front track control arms on a e60 are the same fitment as e63s ? cheers in advance
  9. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have a 2014 x5 F15 3.0D xDrive (RHD), I have a strange issue where by intermittently both rear air bags at same time will deflate while driving (then the bumps start) and i have to pull over leave the car for say 10 minutes locked then open the drivers door again and then the air bags of...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Front passenger side ball joint has some play in it so I am going to replace both control arms and bushes. The problem is what brand do I go for. BMW stuff is very expensive but there is a huge range of other makes available of varying prices. Does anyone know who makes the OEM ones?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
  17. 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!
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Introductions
    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
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