BMW Forums : BimmerForums banner

switching

  1. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    When I am due to replace my tyres will fitting non run flats make much difference to the ride and handling. Which is the best make to go for. I’m on 19’s 255/35’s rear and 225/40’s front Thanks
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Need help as in my country ( Brazil ) analogic tv signal was disabled, and now my X5 TV doesn't work anymore. The vehicle manual says that the vehicle is equiped with a system capable of automatic transfer tuning from analogic to digital but it didn't happen in my case. Questioning the local...
  3. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi Guys, i'm new to the forums. Just bought my first bmw 08 320d msport. Wanting to change to non run flats, can you reccomend a good tyre for daily use with decent wear Will i be comprising the ride quality and handling of the car by making the switch to non run flats Thanks Elijah
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I recently dropped my car into a specialist to get all rear diff/sub bushings changed, but they advised the bushings were fine and it would make no difference whatsoever. They advised I change RTAB and a few other things and the thuds and knock when switching gear got significantly quieter as...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 5 series 2013 model which i just bought, and as im listening to spotify through bluetooth it automatically stops the track and switches to local radio news headlines and after awhile it switches back to spotify automatically again, and its always when there is a news healine and it...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys, So recently I removed (with some difficulty, thanks aluminium+steel..) the 7j 16" rims that came standard with my E46, and slapped on a set of 8j front 8.5j rear 18" rims off an E46 328 M. Now, I'm not sure if it's just me getting desensitised to the acceleration or if the new wheels...
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I haven't been a car owner for about 10 years (live in London), but recently decided to go out and get me some new wheels. I thought I'd go for something reliable - a nice BMW 1-Series. It was second hand, 2007, 100,000 miles on the clock. We owned it for about 2 months before we started...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have recently purchased a 2012 F10 525d M-Sport and have noticed quite a loud motor noise when switching off the engine. The noise seems to come from the front of the engine towards the top and lasts for between 5 and 10 seconds. The noise doesn't seem to happen when the engine is fully up to...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi... I have a BMW 323i Manual transmission... The problem started yesterday as I was driving to the shop the car started to jurk and felt like it wanted to cut out and brake wear and check tracktion lights came on... As I got to the shop I switched it off ran in side got what I needed started...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I wonder if anyone can help as I am getting told different things. I want to put an m sport steering wheel on my 2006 335se, can anyone confirm they both use the same airbag. I also notice the one I am looking at buying on ebay has different symbols on the buttons. Pictures of my existing wheel...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I had an expansion tank bleed screw blow last week so I replaced it and topped up the coolant (..with heater on full, fan on low, topped up until coolant came out of the bleed screw hole and let it run for a while until air stopped bubbling out, replaced the bleed screw and then removed the...
  12. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have a 2005 116i (N45) The radiator fan doesn't kick in and the temperature warning light comes on, no fan though I've tested the fan by connecting a 12v supply to the wiring block on the top of the fan cowling and the fan works well. I then changed the sensor that's fitted in the pipe...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Odd one this. After switching off there's sometimes a buzzing/crackling noise from behind the dash. As far as I can tell from round about the left hand one of the two centre vents. I was worried the first time it happened as I thought something might drain the battery but that hasn't happened...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, got a problem.. the switching control unit in my car has stopped working, none of the buttons work, i only get the amber back light on them to power up when i turn my sidelights/headlights on, but i cant get any of the buttons to work as in when i press them nothing happens, the dsc doesnt...
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All, I'm have a strange problem with my 98 740i, when it cold starts it's perfectly fine until it switches into closed loop after a minute or 2 and then get a severe misfire which clears up completely over about a 15 minute period and is perfectly smooth afterwards. Apart from the misfire...
  16. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    hi i have a 320d e90 , the passenger occupancy seat sensor is faulty . i have tried one of the bypass things and a result using a normal airbag tool, but still says not communicating with occupancy sensor. i know it can be turned off by ncs expert so would any one like some cash to to turn it...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi i have a 320d e90 m sport , the passenger occupancy seat sensor is faulty . i have tried one of the bypass things and a result using a normal airbag tool, but still says not communicating with occupancy sensor. i know it can be turned off by ncs expert so would any one like some cash to to...
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    hi i have a 320d e90 m sport, the passenger occupancy seat sensor is faulty . i have tried one of the bypass things and a result using a normal airbag tool, but still says not communicating with occupancy sensor. i know it can be turned off by ncs expert so would any one like some cash to to...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Might seem like a daft question but hey, Could there be any damge caused by switching from normal to sport mode on my auto whilst moving?? Cheers Rob
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    as title above, it does turn off the very odd time but i end up driving for miles with indicators flashing .. any help welcome as its free. least something is.:thumbsup
Top