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  1. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    My radio is kaputt on my e39 525d. On my old 530d I had a head unit with the BC button, it would tell you your range in miles etc on the radio display. My 525d doesnt have this. If I get an old radio with the BC button is it a straight swap to replace mine? Thanks
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    F20 rear lights blinking/flashing 1-2 seconds when starting up, have fitted led parking bulbs & led rear light units I have fitted front led bulbs 501s,the small bulbs I don't think they are canbus free as the error light pops up on the screen but it does go away after a few minutes there are...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Folks. Sorry to be bothering you as a newbie...but our 520 has been in the leak detection centre of the garage where we bought our used warranty from..there is extensive clean water in the battery area- they cannot find the source of ingress. dried it out ..left out in rainstorm -no ingress-...
  4. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, Is there any difference (apart from programming) between the CIC in the E9+ series to the CIC in the E6+ series, in otherwords will one out of a E90 fit into an E60 cheers
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, First time poster. Hopefully i don't get to much wrong. :) I drive a BMW E90 318d 2010/2011 (built 2010 but a 2011 model) I'm very pleased with the car but the older head unit is missing some extras i would like. Such as Bluetooth, wifi, satnav, spotify and so on. I have buttons on the...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So both fog light units condensed up and it looks a bit pants to say the least! I've dried them out with a hair dryer (not mine, obviously :D) but they've condensed up again. How is everyone addressing this? I've looked at second hand units on evil-bay but there's no guarantee it'll happen to...
  7. Ebay Auctions - BMW related ONLY!
    2 x BMW 850 csi bavaria professional c rds radio + tuner working with codes 2 Working head units and tuners, with manuals and unlock codes. £400.00
  8. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Everyone, I have a 2004/05 Black E90. This is the Pre-LCI model. My current headlights do not have the 'angel eye' look, and they are the horrid yellowish colour. But I do love the angel eye style so I'm searching for some nice alternative headlights to replace mine with. I would like to...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Was just wondering if anybody knows if an e36 fuel sender unit will fit into an e46 ? I am doing an engine swap and need a return to the tank ? Thanks Craig
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello I have had my 2003 (53) 318ti compact for a few months now i got it at a good price considering the sat nav unit and disc reader and cd changer was missing. im unsure on what series of unit and disc reader i need? mk1 mk2 mk3 mk4? and must i need the genuine cd changer? im looking at...
  11. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I have 2004 E46 Convertaible. After suffering a damaged drivers door, it seemed the simplest option was to get a complete replacement door, in the same colour (on eBay), and swap it over. I have just completed the swap and notice two problems. 1. The central locking for the new door...
  12. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have a set of continental headlights that I'm shifting and have been asked if they fit the 2004 model. They have been up til now fitted to my 2009. I ask because I know changes were made to the headlight cluster in 2006/7. Any help with this would be much appreciated.
  13. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    i am looking at buying one of these double DIN headunits off amazon, has anyone fitted one or had any problems fitting one ?. Car GA5166 Latest Android 4.2.2 Operation System Special for BMW 5 Series E39 1996-2003 E53/X5 2000-2007 7" Car DVD Player GPS SAT NAV Radio Stereo Bluetooth Touch...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Evening! Just picked up a 2007 X5 E70 3.0d. No end of problems already! (gear selector fault, parking brake stuck on, mirrors not working!) The car was registered in Ireland then brought over to England. The units on the I-drive have been set to mph etc as I want but the cruise control is set...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anybody know why n42 vanos systems become bad? As I know they are not repairable but I do not know why... Maybe it is not possible to open those units. The repair kit for other vanos systems consists of new rubber rings since old ones become hard as plastic and leak. Do n42 vanos units fail...
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hope someone can help. I have a 59 plate E60 with the CIC unit which has the HDD. does anyone know how to update the maps on this and how to unlock/update the 7 digit postcode entry?
  17. BMW Parts for Sale
    I have a pair of E39 rear light units with smoked indicators. They're not genuine Hella but work perfectly and are in good condition. Both units have all bulbs present and working. £20 each, buyer collects from Morden. Pics on ebay: BMW E39 Rear Light Unit - Left - Passenger Side - N/S -...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone. New to the forum so hope I got this in the right place my partners 320d has blown the turbo and I'm trying to find a second hand replacement. Most of the ones on ebay have the vacuum type actuator but hers is electronic. My question is can i put the electronic actuator off of the...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, As the thread states, Are all M54 engine Vanos Units the same? My car is a 2000 plate, so would a newer unit fit, or work? Cheers. Ant :thumbsup
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All. Have a rattle from the top front of my motor oil filler cap area suspect exhaust vanos unit when the cover is removed is there any way of checking them. Many thanks regards Chas