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  1. BMW x1 2014 system upgrade / mirror app

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I have BMW x1 2014 with full option , and my display and navigation system is old so can I do it like 2017 and up by software updates or I should install new hardware to be look like new models? I have camera and sensors and monitor and navigation big screen and every thing so should I only buy...
  2. BMW E31 - Bleed the cooling system first time every time

    Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Both the V8 and V12's are self bleeding - that's great, but the heater system isn't! Here's how to get the bleeding done without the normal problems:
  3. E92 Base system overhaul, question.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hey all, 1st time poster here.... After a few weeks of research ( and overspending ) I’m just about ready to jump in and go (almost) full monty on the base audio system in my e92. As I found out, upgrading the stock base system throws some curveballs. I’ve done Frankenstein installs on...
  4. Should I be concerned about this fault code on the telephone system?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I bought a 2006 E91 325i Petrol Manual 6 speed last week and its going pretty well so far with just a few small issues for me to address, one of them is this fault with the MOSTSYS and Telephone module that came up with a fault scan using ISTA D. See attached images. I dont use the phone...
  5. 2010 F10 523i N53B30 - Unable to start cooling system bleeding procedure

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Just recently I had an oil change, front brake pad change and coolant change done by an independent garage - reason for the coolant change was that they checked for leaks as the car recently showed that the coolant level was low. No leaks found. The guy who did it told me to check the...
  6. Dreaded Restraint System Fault

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I have the dreaded Restraint System fault come up on the dash again. I have already installed a bypass under the passenger seat and this was working fine for months, however it came up again. I cleared the error a few times but it kept coming up. I ordered a replacement bypass just in...
  7. Which system do I have?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I'm hoping you can help me in time! I'm going to view a 2014 3 series M sport this afternoon and it has almost everything I want in one. The only question I have over it is what media /sat nav system it has. I'm new to BMWs so I'm not familiar with them and the gent selling the car...
  8. 2008 E92 325SE Cooling system issues

    Greetings all, my 2008 E92 325se 2996cc has started to show the radiator warning light on the dash in yellow, i've recently had a new expansion tank fitted and the radiator was replaced in December 2017. I've checked the level in the expansion tank and i have had to top up the fluid level, the...
  9. Stainless Steel Exhaust System

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I went to get a price today for a stainless steel exhaust system. I was planning on replacing the whole thing from the manifold to the rear boxes. I told them I want something that is a little bit louder than the original system but not very loud. So they suggested that I keep the original cats...
  10. BMW 4 Series F36 Stereo Speaker System - UK

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all To cut a long story short, I have a base Stereo system (4 door speakers, 2 under seat woofers, no tweeters, no amp) and I am in the market to upgrade to a semi decent system with an amp. I have the NBT HU thankfully. I see there is a harness that can be bought in the US that allows you...
  11. E46 2004 320d - Does the system need a recalibration for new DSC pressure sensors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've found that Russian site for the E46 service manual. It mentions a "you must reconcile using DIS (Diagnostic Information System) by selecting the "Additional Functions" menu item." Does that mean recalibrate somehow, and it's just a poor translation? What is the procedure to...
  12. How to reset Restraint System BMW

    BMW Guides and How To's
  13. 320i coupe exhaust system

    General BMW Discussions
    I'm looking to get a powerflow 335i style exhaust fitted to my 2011 320i but I'm not sure what setup of middle box/backbox to have. My mate recently removed his middle box and it sounds great (about as loud as I'd like mine) but his car is completely different it's a 1.4 turbo vauxhall Adam s...
  14. Navigation system

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a few questions about the BMW navigation system after a week or so of ownership: Online Search: I see that this can be used for Points of Interest, but can it be used for ordinary destinations? For example, I wanted to navigate to a nature reserve known as "North Cave Wetlands" (in the...
  15. Bmw 116d Full Exhaust System

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hello I have a 1.6 bmw 116d remapped that’s hitting 190hp and 400nm I want to put a full exhaust system on so it doesn’t sound like a fan. Will the car sound good with a exhaust system on as it’s a 1.6 diesel? Hopefully someone can help -Mitchell Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. 2005 E61 Restraint system bypass

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I have the issue with the restraint system error coming up on the dash.. I keep clearing the error however after a few weeks of people getting in and out of the car it comes back. its the pressure mat under the seat. I have seen there is a bypass to stop this from coming up, however I...
  17. 2009 E71 3.0 35Xdrive - Mobile Phone not installed message and SOS system malfunction

    Hiya, my X6 has been in for repair for various electrical and mechanical problems. It started when the car repeatedly went into limp mode due to a transmission fault, in the end after a lot of mechanics 2nd guessing what the problem could be and a lot of expense :jaw-dropping, the car went...
  18. Audio system reset

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    F31 2015 320d m Sport xdrive Whenever I use my Samsung Galaxy S7 by wire or music penstick in my USB socket the audio system resets after a few moments ...any clues please?
  19. Retro fit S606A Navigation System Business

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    So i retrofitted a S606A Navigation System Business into my 2015 f20. I am using an emulator and previously I had a Hu entry (without navigation) Everything seems to be working with the exception of the navigation. It is greyed out. Can anyone help? Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
  20. Fuel System error message!

    General BMW Discussions
    The following error has occurred on my BMW 525 2015 car.. "Fuel Supply. Full performance not available. Continue the journey at moderate speed. Have the problem checked by your service partner. " Can you please advise what this could mean as I have already brought the car to my garage and they...