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  1. Car wash London

    General BMW Discussions
    Does anyone know a good cloth machine car wash in London? I don't trust many of these hand car wash places as they generally don't do a great job and the pressure washers they use are often too powerful for the paintwork. I have no interest in standing outside with a bucket and sponge to wash...
  2. Screen wash sensor

    Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Hi there I have a BMW f30 330d and they windscreen wash sensor has failed, can i get a price please for a replacement sensor? Reg is gu62 wzj
  3. E83 - Screen wash issue

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My 2007 BMW X3 seems to have a problem with washer fluid. There doesn’t seem an obvious leak but we fill the tank up to the top and after a couple if trips (perhaps on day 2). The fluid level light comes on and it seems there’s very little screen wash left. We are not using loads of screen wash...
  4. I'm an idiot! My keyfob has been through a wash cycle...

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    E64 2006 with Keyless Go. I immediately took out the battery and metal key; there was very little moisture inside. Dried it open in a warm breeze for 24 hours (on floor in front of fridge freezer outlet), then put it in a plastic box with dried rice in a warm place for another 24 hours...
  5. Strange Noise From Pass Side After Wash

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    To start I recently bought a 2004 BMW 525i with 116k miles on the car and near perfect condition both inside and out visually at least. This is the car I have wanted for a very long time so I’m trying to keep it a long time. The engine has almost no wrenching marks anywhere besides the normal...
  6. Engine Wash

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I've just my 320d 2012 and the engine compartment seems rather dirty /dusty...Can I steam wash the engine? Thanks, Ash Sent from my BLA-L09 using Tapatalk
  7. Car wash and wax

    General BMW Discussions
    Are there any good chain car washes and wax/polish centres that anyone recommends? I avoid cleaning my car myself as I don?t trust myself with swirl marks:L I?ve used all American car wash and they?re ok but don?t wax/polish.
  8. Never take your car to the car wash or this can happen!

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Through laziness I took my car though a car wash recently. Only just noticed weeks later it missed judged the location of the back wheel and "sanded" the back door with rotation scratches. I guess this will buff out with a cutting compound and polish. Thoughts.
  9. Can you jet wash a 330i engine?

    BFuk Open Topic
    Can you jet wash a 330i engine?
  10. How to correctly use a clay bar

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi Guys, I thought this guide may come in handy for anybody looking at delving into the world of detailing. We've recently completed a very in depth guide about Clay bars. We have covered how to use one, how they work and why you should use one. We feel that making sure your paintwork is in...
  11. First wash - any tips?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    First wash today since getting the f30. She looked great when I finished at 7.45 or so, took 6 and a half hours straight to do the following: wash wheels (no brushes yet), wash body, clean glass, dry, full attention to door shuts, aqua wax then buff, wheel sealant and buff, tyre shine...
  12. Hand car wash in west london

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I know this will proberbly cause a bit of a stir but i need to ask. Does anyone know of a good, trusted hand car wash in west london. There used to be an amazing one near heathrow which i used to take my e46 too before i sold it a few years ago. I now got mysef a mineral grey f30 m sport with...
  13. headlight wash help

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    HI all me again lol, I was wondering.....I have a headlight wash on my E60 but I have come to the conclusion they are not working, I have trawled through and found that they work 'one in five' times when washing the windscreen but mine are working NONE to five yes they are there behind a little...
  14. 2008 E61 Rear Wash Wipe makes split tailgate open

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, I recently acquired a 2008 530D M Sport. Which has a peculiar issue. Activating the rear wiper will cause the split tailgate to pop open (the glass bit) obviously stopping the wiper at that position. I'll come on to what i've checked/done shortly but the only way i can find to stop...
  15. 320d engine bay wash?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello! I wounder if anyone done a engine bay wash with high pressure washer. I was thinking doing this. If holding the high pressure washer in a "safe" distance,ok? Dare to do this with engine cover off? Hope you guys understand my poor English :-(
  16. BMW M3 detailed with SPP Waterless Wash & Wax

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Here at Smart Polish Pro, we had the honour of using our products on a beautiful M3, to give it the complete waterless wash and wax treatment, and had to share this with BMW lovers! You can see some of our results below, and more pictures and videos at www.smartpolishpro.com, as well as more...
  17. 1997 E31 840ci Dashboard plastic hoovered up by car wash!!!

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi All The numpties at the car wash hoovered up a small piece of plastic on my dashboard - has anyone got one of these spare they can sell me? Thanks Alex
  18. E36 320i misfiring/knocking after engine wash

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey guys... I am new to the forums and currently have my first car and first bmw which is an e36 320i 1994 (OBDI). Now, i did not know that it is considered a big deal to wash a bmw engine but i am finding it out now the hard way. I got the oil changed yesterday and then went for a wash. I made...
  19. 2012 320d sport plus - screen wash fluid leak, help?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, After filling up I always notice a puddle on the offside in front of the front wheel. Could this be from the headlight washer? The car is under bmw used car warranty, but they say if after investigation it turns out not to be a manufacturing fault I will get charged the time spent...
  20. First car wash video :)

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    I had a go at making a video, I think it's not bad for the first time, also it was filmed on Samsung s3 and s6. All C+C welcome on the video and how I could improve myself. PS.: I know it's not the best washing technique https://youtu.be/VfWhVpKsPFE
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