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  1. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I’m running an X5 (F15) xdrive 30d M Sport spec vehicle just under 3 years only with only 29k miles and it just gone in for it’s first statutory inspection (MOT) which it passed ? ... ...the photos taken from the dealers video of the inside edge of the rear tyres however aren’t great. Is...
  2. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi my 2018 X3 MSport 20d Xdrive has now done 23K kilometers and the tyres are more or less done. The fronts have worn the outside of the tyres with the center still showing as fine and the rears are exactly the other way round with the center of the tyres badly worn yet still showing thread on...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi people. I have a cut wire on a wear sensor. I’ve fixed this however i have red car on a ramp warning and circle with exclamation mark. I’ve tried to reset brakes by holding the button down till it lets you in the menu but it won’t reset. Brakes oil and service intervals all just have —————...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Has anyone experienced or has knowledge of this?: Drivers side front tyre has excessive wear on the inner side. The passenger side tyre is OK . If it was a tracking problem I would have thought that the wear would be on both sides. Any advice or info gratefully received. F11 2014 520d
  5. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have an X3 xDrive20d M Sport. The first set of tyres did 35,000 miles at which point all four needed replacing. After a further 21,000 miles the tread on the front tyres is 4.5mm but on the rear tyres is 2.0mm. I am told that all four should be replaced as apparently there should not be more...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Had to drive home on a flat tyre, my run flats has shown damage but it appear it’s delaminated the rubber underneath this it’s fine. What would you do in my circumstances, the tyre is only a month old.
  7. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Well my rear tyres are getting ready for replacement, I measured them yesterday and they are close to 3mm which is down to the tyre wear indicator. Currently on Conti sport contact 5 ssr’s all Round and I have been very happy with the way they ride and handle. But they’ve only been on the car...
  8. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi guys, new member here and will be getting my first bmw in the form of a 420d m sport gc this week. Could anyone advise if there is a 'wear in' mileage where it shouldn't be driven too heavily please? Thanks in advance guys..
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Is the brake pad wear sensor a replacement service item or is it reusable? I.e. do I need to buy new ones when replacing discs and pads? Sorry if this is a dumb question but thanks in advance. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Front tyres on my E46 are wearing faster on the inside edge. Also the car is a little bit more unsettled over bumps than it should be and doesn't feel planted at higher speeds. I was thinking that it could be wheel alignment or worn suspension. Anyone got any thoughts before I start spending money?
  11. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hey guys! I'm having issues with a heel and toe / saw tooth / feathered Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyre on my E36. Tyres have not been mounted to the car before (bought) slightly used, but I've noticed the wear pattern on the outside tread blocks on one of the rear tyres. I'm hoping it can be 'worn...
  12. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi Everyone, I know tyres have probably been done to death here but I have a slightly different question about them. I need a pair of rears for my car, and I am considering the Nexen N'Fera SU4 and the Uniroyal Rainsport 3 The Rainsport is slightly more expensive and looks like it would grip...
  13. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I took my car 8nto the local dealer on Thursday and they have reported that one of my tyre tread depths are reading 3 5 3. I regularly check the pressures in the tyres using the sticker on the drivers door. Can anyone suggest why this is happening and what tyre pressures you use. The car is a...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    I have been having issues with my dpf now for nearly a year. It regens too frequently. I have had endless diagnostics done, took it off and had it ultra sonic cleaned and flow tested, new turbo fitted etc. It has never blocked but regens every forty to fifty miles. I have however noticed if I...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello It's my first time here so apologies if this is in the wrong place. I'm wondering if anyone can help with regard to the dire warnings I'm getting about my front disc/pad wear (2011 E91, 55k miles). Until very recently the service indicator said I had something crazy like 12000 miles...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Car is a 2004 E46 320cd M Sport Coupe. This morning the yellow pad wear indicator light came on on the dash. The rears are new so I checked the fronts. To be honest they look ok, maybe 50% worn on the outside pads. I know the insides can wear more. So anyway I ordered pads this morning...
  17. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My X3 E83 2.0d has had a clunk at the rear for quite some time while turning at very low speeds, several years and a few mechanics have looked at it, tyres have been changed etc to no avail but it has got a bit worse lately. I got under the car today and found that there is some play in the rear...
  18. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, hopefully somebody can help me with the above headache. Had my wife's car serviced at the local garage when the service light came on. No other warning lights were illuminated. During the service, the garage changed the front pads and wear sensor. My wife collected the car, but the brake...
  19. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi, can anyone recommend a good bodyshop for repair of my vehicle in the Tyne and Wear / Durham area. A bus crashed into it and the company are willing to foot the bill but I want to make sure the work is done properly and to a high standard. Thanks in advance.
  20. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    A friend of mine rocks an E46 touring with new lower arms polybushed lollypops and the Bilstein B12 kit, he has recently shredded a set of front tires but only on the inner and outer edges. Suspension kit is recent(months) along with lazer alignment done after the fitment. the tyre pressures are...
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