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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone, I'm new on the forum. My car's problem has forced me to register on every single BMW forum out there. So back to the point. I have a 2003 320d m47n 110kw. last May I had to replace the engine and the turbo(they died). Engine is the same with 110k miles on it. Since then my car...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Morning Guys, My other half has a 62 plate, 1 series F20, 116i 8 speed Auto. About 5 days ago while driving home from work, a warning light popped up and when she parked and switched off the engine it says, Check Drivetrain, you can continue journey get service to check. The car drives as...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I am going to attempt to replace the turbo on my 2002 525d. I have found a couple of guides but none for my exact model. Can someone clarify for me, removal from above or underneath? Underneath seems most likely to me. Many thanks for any suggestions.
  4. Tech Guides For All Generations BMW 7 Series
    Hi All, 300km from home my 7 starts losing power so I turn round and head for home. After 200km I'm caught in traffic in a small town and the beast starts smoking AND SMOKING and then it really started smoking! So much smoke the police and fire brigade were called out...oooppps! :eek I've...
  5. Turbocharging your BMW
    Hi. Is it possible to install turbocharger to BMW s60 520i ? Can it cause another problem related to transmission ? Regards
  6. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    I have a 2008 BMW 520d E60 manual which has served me brilliantly until yesterday. I have recently moved to Perth, Western Australia and loved my car so much I had to bring it - not to mention how expensive it is to get BMW's in Oz. I've spent about £6000 getting it over here and everything was...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, Does anyone know if/how you can test the Vacuum / Actuators on the Twin-Turbo setup on the 535d. Have an intermittent issue with no pickup below 2000rpm and suspect the little turbo isn't spooling up as it should be (actuator not working??). I've heard a lot of chatter about the Vacuum...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    hey guys do you know what is this and does it do? any ideas?