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  1. Air con cold for two weeks then hot again?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I'm new to BMWs so any help is appreciated. My air con was not producing cold air when I bought it so I decided to try a regas first as it's the cheapest option. Made the air con cold for all of two weeks! The air con has gone back to being warm. What are the best things to check...
  2. Had it a couple weeks.. problems already. 😢

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi.. so had my 08 320d a week Or 2.. and it's not been quite right.. it occasionally has the engine management light come on.. then go off.. but when I drive it at slow speeds.. around 1300 revs.. it starts struggling for power when you try to gently accelerate.. kangarooing slightly...
  3. My first few weeks with a 330d

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm very pleased with my return to BMW ownership. I was running 3 big Mercs (two cl500's and an S550 AMG). And I needed to quickly down size in fuel costs if nothing else. Having sold all 3 Mercs in a week. It was a question of what to get. I had a few weeks ownership of a Hirsch modified Saab...
  4. 1st BMW after serching for weeks

    General BMW Discussions
    Could someone with some knowledge of BMW's have a look at this car please. Ebay item No. 302417229363 its in a garage not far from me. Ive questioned them about engine management light and its been sorted but couldnt tell me why it was on. Would be greatful for the help. Thanks Baz
  5. BMW 320D e90 - 2006 - 163bhp - Loss of power over last few weeks, flat spots, feels like not boosting

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    BMW 320D e90 - 2006 - 163bhp - Loss of power over last few weeks, flat spots, feels like not boosting Hi all, Over the last 2 weeks I have noticed that my car is struggling with power at the moment, its doesn't feel like its boosting. Before I go on, there have been 2 bits of work recently...
  6. BMW 320D e90 - 2006 - 163bhp - Loss of power over last few weeks, flat spots, feels like not boosting

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    BMW 320D e90 - 2006 - 163bhp - Loss of power over last few weeks, flat spots, feels like not boosting Hi all, Over the last 2 weeks I have noticed that my car is struggling with power at the moment, its doesn't feel like its boosting. Before I go on, there have been 2 bits of work recently...
  7. Mini Detail Today - 520d M-Sport - 3 weeks Old

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    The car is 2 & half weeks old with 400 miles on the clock so I just wanted a bit of protection etc on it. I thought I'd give Chris a call at CJW Detailing Liverpool to see what he would suggest (below) Excellent service and a excellent job ! The afters is below, i found it hard to get better...
  8. Two weeks into new ownership....

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    And I'm actually enjoying this car :yes It has highish miles but appears to be one of the better ones so worth putting some effort into bringing it back to it's former glory. So far: Given it a full oil/filters service New tyres all round Fully tracked Removed the Nokia phone cradle Cleaned...
  9. Not been a good few weeks!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My crankshaft pulley needed changing so bought a new one from a company in Germany on ebay for about £60 with 12 months warranty. Had it fitted and without moving the car it was clear to see it was out of shape and unbalanced. Thinking at first it was a failed tensioner bought a new one but no...
  10. Leaving a car sat for three weeks..

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I am going away and going to be leaving my car sat of my parents driveway for three weeks.... What preparations do I need to make? My main concern is battery, I'm aware fluids will settle.
  11. 2 weeks until the 435d

    Introductions
    Hi all, I am 2 weeks away from my 435d 2dr landing, have previously had a 350z running 340hp and a 213hp mk4 gt-tdi golf. work for VW as a sales executive so have been in a company car for nearly a year so am very much looking forward to getting behind the wheel of a car with some grunt. my...
  12. Problems after 2 weeks!

    General BMW Discussions
    Bought my brand new 320d m sport and noticed some things going wrong already. 1. Passenger air flow control icon on the centre consol only offers the option to the bottom two bars (top bar not available unlike the driver side). 2. When initially shifting down gear, with foot still in the...
  13. Just ordered 12 weeks to go

    Introductions
    Hey all , thought I would say hello and do a little intro . Car history as always been hot hatches and decided it was time to mature a little . As a Xmas gift I have just ordered a M235i coupe so now the long wait till March for it to be built . Loved the test drive and the power it delivers. So...
  14. What to do when leaving the car for 4 weeks?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I'll be leaving my e36 for 4 weeks in the near future, any suggestions what to do? Thanks
  15. Ecu repair do not use bba reman, 3 weeks no repair!!! Rubbish!!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    JUST TO WARN ANYONE THINKING OF GETTING ECU REPAIR DO NOT USE BBA REMAN, CRAP SERVICE. 3 WEEKS NOW BEEN TOLD NOW MIGHT BE NEXT WEEK!! I Just found out after chasing my garage who chased up again, that it still has not been done. Some story about a technician leaving and them picking up his...
  16. Car alarm suggestions? Security bypassed at least 3 times over past 2 weeks

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Since the weather has become warmer my 118D has been broken into 3 times over past 2 weeks, and a 4th attempt a few days ago, in the middle of the night, was prevented by my neighbour who was outside having a smoke. This many times - is it normal? Is there an online list somewhere that has...
  17. after 5 weeks of ownership.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    E46 330i auto touring. 2000 (W). Well after 5 weeks of ownership the car has done 4,300 miles. A service was done when i first had it. £130.00 The expansion tank had a split in it £69.00 (hella unit). On inspection it showed that the automatic box thermostat also needed replacing...
  18. Breaking 330D - disks and pads were new 2 weeks ago!

    Motorsport and Drifting (BMW related)
    Hi all, I thought I'd post this here as it may be useful to some of you. I have only just replaced the disks and pads on all four corners of my 330D M Sport but got about 200 miles into them and have had a crash. I'd like to sell them on but think most people would be put off by second hand...
  19. Gear shift wobble +stiff gears (clutch?), bought 4 weeks ago

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all, So I bought a 318ci 2.0 petrol coupe 2002, about 4 weeks ago from a dealer. The problem I have is that the gears 1st second, third and sometimes 4 are very stiff. when the car is off they change gear very easy but when it's turned on and I'm driving they become very stiff sometimes...
  20. After 6 weeks of owner ship and 2 weeks stock

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi Guys Well First got the beast and the plan was to leave her stock but I can never help myself with my cars so the modding began 2 weeks after I collected it lol Pics of when I first got it Since then the list of mods are REMAPPED & DERESTRICTED (this has transformed the car...
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