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  1. mot failure - are these tricky?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Failed the mot, I am getting more tyres tomorrow, however, I wondered is it too tricky for a newbie to look at these? -parking brake efficiency below requirements 1.4.2(a)(I) -Parking brake inoperative on one side nearside read ( he said handbrake was on but you can spin the wheel) -anti...
  2. F10 VERY Tricky Remap

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi All, thought I would pass on my experience of a recent remap on my 2010 F10 series 520d. Have used Tony (TopGear) a couple of times previously to remap an Insignia, and then a Citroen DS5, and been very impressed both time. Recently bought the 520d, and decided to get it remapped (primarily...
  3. E36 323i coupe '96. Tricky to start and no power in 3rd gear

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Ayone shed any light on this: Car idles okay and at speed on mway all seems fine if a little down on power. Seems to batch-fire when changing up into 3rd at low revs too. Replaced crankshaft position sensor recently after code scan showed that up. Everything seemed to be fine after that for...
  4. 2004 E46 - 320d tricky windscreen wiper issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Back after some time out (moved house and had no internet for 2 months) I have a little problem with a windscreen wipers and wondering if anybody has seen it before. On intermittent wipe the wiper blades with move about 4"'s at the ends and then stop, then on the next wipe it will go full...
  5. 2001 E46 320dd - Is removing Front Panel tricky?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi , Had a small knock in my 2001 320D and have discovered that the front panel has been damaged - it was an icy spinny crash and hit the front left against a bank - so the front panel has moved across about an inch - taking the strut ( ??) with it. I am going to see about getting it put on a...
  6. 1996 E36 328i How does a BMW work, tricky to put on title what I mean!

    General BMW Discussions
    Ok..... im 35 and new to rear wheel drive cars. I have an E36 BMW 328i. Now where is the gearbox and what exactly does the rear diff do? Excuse for sounding soooo thick, just stuck on this car as to where everything goes, I mean the engine is sideways :confused Thanks in advance for any help...
  7. 325 engine conversion (tricky one)

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi everyone. Can anyone please tell me is there any difference between the engine ECU from a 325 manual and 325 auto? What happened is I decided to put in a 2.5 M50 engine from a 94 saloon into my 95 316 body but the fact that my incar loom has the EWS and the 94 engine doesnt have the EWS...