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  1. Fuel tank vent valve

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi Did any of you cam across problems with Fuel tank vent valve? My engine suffering clicking noise for at least 3 years. Today I managed to find the issue. It doesn't always clicking but when it does, my god it sound so bad. When its clicking, entire valve is shaking and vibrating really...
  2. BMW E31 Expansion Tank Replacement

    Technical Guides for the BMW E31.
    Well, mine lasted 21 years before it popped - but it did pop in the end. Here's how to change it:
  3. E39 Fuel Tank Leak

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2002 E39 Touring. Recently discovered a fairly substantial fuel leak. Car was tipped a bit to the right and after further inspection the fuel seemed to be dripping down the inside of the righthand tank and the following the strap over before dripping to the ground (in front of right rear tire)...
  4. E91 318d no power to in tank fuel pump

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. First post.. My brother's UK 2011 318d would not start yesterday, cranks but that's it. I suspected in-tank fuel pump as I couldn't hear it prime with ignition on. With the pump electrical connector off, multimeter shows no power to pump during either ignition-on or cranking. Ground...
  5. E38 Petrol Tank Leaks

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I have my eye on a 2001 E38 740i as I am considering using my E31 as a second car instead of a daily driver which it currently is. I'm aware of the petrol tank issues but I just want to know how common is it for the petrol tank to leak on the E38 and if it were to happen is there an effective...
  6. Full fuel tank litre reading

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a facelift 330d E46 Could someone post a picture of what their fuel reading is on number 6 of the hidden menu with a full tank as mine reads 57L when tank is brimmed. I know the tank holds 65L when full to the top of filler neck as that’s what I have managed to put in when I nearly ran...
  7. Tank Vent Valve fault

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I have a 2001 330ci and my engine light is on constantly. the only code in the dme Is for the tank vent valve, I replaced it with a new unit and the engine light came back, did an actuator test and its definitely working I heard it, clear the code and the light stays off until you run...
  8. Power steering fluid mixing with brake fluid inside brake tank??

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi guys, We were doing some work on my 840 m60 and we try to bleed brakes today. We realize that there is power steering fluid mixing with brake fluid inside brake tank. Anyone knows the reason? Is there maybe something wrong with brake master cylinder? Also what is the correct procedure to...
  9. 2007 118i noise in tank listen

    General BMW Discussions
  10. Expansion tank top plate

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi All, Does anyone know how to remove this retaining screw out of the expansion tank top plate. Added a pic to show exactly where it's located. Appreciate any replies. Jenk
  11. Expansion tank removal Z3

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi All, Does anybody know whether the two pins to remove the expansion tank on a Z3 are allen key or pozi scewdriver. Im having trouble removing them, any suggestion please. Actually it is supposed to be a 5mm allen key, the problem is that the last owner may have tried to get the tank out...
  12. Replace coolant expansion tank on E92 335i (2011)...

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, First post on this forum and hoping for some advice. :) I have a coolant leak on my 2011 335i which appears to be emanating from the coolant expansion tank (white dribbles appearing down the side of it). The job to change it looks fairly straightforward, but I've no idea where to buy a...
  13. 320d 2012 expansion tank change

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi, My expansion tank mountings are damaged, so I've brought a replacement. Looks fairly simple to change, but I noticed what looks like a sensor plugged into the bottom of it. Does anyone know if this is as simple as unplug and plug into the new unit? Or is it one of those things that will...
  14. bmw m43b19 engine expansion tank

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    mine question is:on e46 m43 engine when i push down measure stick in expansion tank i should get warning light to fill up the coolant right?i have wierd stuf going on when i stay aprox 4500 rpm mine warning light to add coolant turns on and when i drop rpm it goes i tried to push down...
  15. Fuel Tank Strap

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I have a 1999 Compact and one of the fuel tank straps has corroded badly and broken,too bad to be welded and needs replacing. However I can't get one for love nor money and wondered if anyone out there has had the same dilemma and how they have got round it? Also the other one is not great and...
  16. Fuel Tank Straps 1999 Compact.

    BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    I have a 316i Compact 1999 and have just discovered one of my fuel tank restraining straps has corroded badly and broke in two,also the other is not in good condition either. Can anyone give a parts supplier that would be able to supply these straps as I can only find them from BMW main...
  17. Clucnking noise from diesel tank

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I own two bmw 730ld. One is 2015 and the other is 2013 model. Both cars have the same problem. I hear a clucking noise from the rear (assuming diesel tank) every time I stop or move of. Best way I can describe the sound is as if there is something loose on the boot and hits the back of the...
  18. 250-275 for a full tank of petrol.

    General BMW Discussions
    Ive got a 2006 Series 1, 1.6i Sport. It cost me £58 per week and i only get between 250-275 miles for a full tank. Which I just dont think is normal. Ive read all the stories that its a heavy car for the engine size etc or they just arent goodon fuel - both of which I just dont buy. Im not...
  19. Any way I can drain my fuel tank?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Just after a way of draining the fuel from my tank? Is there any easy way to do this? Thanks
  20. In Tank Fuel Pumps - Are They All The Same No Matter The Model??

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, My 2008 E92 330D is in need of an in-tank fuel pump. The part numbers on mine are: 7190943 and A2C53215722 On eBay, if you type in '7190943' you get lists of them and they're all from different models and sizes. Does anyone know for sure if one from a 320d will fit a 330d for example if...