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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all long story .... Have a new car 2007 lci 530d E61 which only opens via key blade. The 5a fuse has been removed from the rear fuse box. When the fuse is in and you open door alarm sounds so fuse stays out for now. I have two non comfort fobs, neither work and have replaced both...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    diff woes Hi I've a 2005 e90 330d lci manual hybrid turbo ect and on a recent trip to the ring my diff decided to let go I've tried to get a replacement and gave the part number on the casing to a breaker down south (7518411) with the ratio 2.35 .The diff arrived today with code 7541580-02 had a...
  3. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi I've a 2005 e90 330d lci manual hybrid turbo ect and on a recent trip to the ring my diff decided to let go I've tried to get a replacement and gave the part number on the casing to a breaker down south (7518411) with the ratio 2.35 .The diff arrived today with code 7541580-02 had a look at...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Hello all, Just bought a 2013 330d M sport and I love it. one issue I have is that I cannot send/Receive SMS. Android phone is paired put under settings the only clickable option (connected phone ) is for calls .Ive had a root around the forums for an answer and it would seem that there is a...
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Recently changed the battery in the key fob - lost all my sat nav destinations ,etc. All programmed back in now but.... Car Radio has defaulted to half a dozen FM channels, and not any of the DAB stations. If I press the RADIO or RADIO/OPTIONS and then back out of the menu. they are all...
  6. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Evening all. A quick search on here & the 'net in general reveals that condensation in 6s headlamps seems to be a common issue. Mine too. After a clean (I wash the car a lot at the mo, honeymoon period and all that) I get condensation in the passengers (UK) side. I've already learned to live...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello! I currently have a 2005 E46 320d Touring Sport that I got from a family member as a spare car. In honesty I wasn't expecting too much as it's covered over 170,000 miles, but it drives superbly and the engine seems great too. Unfortunately there is a problem relating to the air con...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    hi guys I have a big problem with a e46 I bought and built up new engine ect but the car is driving me mad i am a not so fortunate owner of a bmw e46328 ci se w reg year 2000, i have put a reconditioned engine in the car in the hopes to get it on the road however it has not wanted to play...
  9. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi I've just changed the timing chain on my 2005 118i, new bolts etc. When trying to start it tries to fire then the timing slips and the engine has no compression. Could the valves be bent and would this cause the cam timing to slip? Sent from my P8_Mini using Tapatalk
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all my first time posting on here so be gentle.I attempted to change the battery on my e61,I followed advice given on a YouTube video ie connecting a starter pack to the jump start point to maintain power once all done new battery installed nothing on the car worked swapped battery back to...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I crashed my car (I hit both the left hand wheels on the kerb at 5-10 mph), got it checked structurally, got the suspension checked, got 4 wheel hunter alignment, got them to redo the hunter alignment after test drive again. The problem is my steering wheel still needs to be positioned 5-6...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. I have posted in the auto-electrical section a couple of weeks ago. But I havnt had any response. I'll cut straight to the chase. N42 engine. Runs lovely when cold. Engine get towards mid way on the temp gauge then the battery light comes on briefly. Rev counter fluctuats then it goes...
  13. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    i went camping on friday and packed up the car today to go home and there was nothing when i turned the key even though i had earlier opened the car doors and tailgate with the keyfob. I managed to get the car jump started but noticed when driving back home the rev counter wasn't working and...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've got a 535d 2005 113k e60. It's got comfort access and two keys. Both keys have stopped working. They work in the slot to start the car but won't lock and unlock. I've changed the Diversity antenna and it's still not working. I've got a key tester and the do both seem to be emitting a signal...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My 2011 F11 520d has recently started settling on it's bump stops both sides after anything from 5 minutes to 5 days..so erratically. checking the forum I thought this was the well known air bag leak, so I replaced both and carefully checked for any other leak and found none. Unfortunately it...
  16. BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hello, got 2006 z4m and cd multi changer was jammed, after a lot of faffing and reading posts on how to remove trim got it out opened and un-jammed. Happy days I hear you say! Now the display screen on dash is popping up but is blank. The radio turns on , I can change station and volume but no...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, I'm helping a friend with his newly acquired E39 BMW :) He got it really cheap, and for a reason it seems. It started with the car not lifting in the back when it was cold outside, and it progressed into it not lifting at all, So he contacte me, I have a full diagnostics machine from...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys my 2005 325i is shaking something rotten ! Vanos Solenoids have been swooped by main dealer, but engine not good. OBD diagnostics showPO012 camshaft position timing over retarder bank 1 PO 302 cylinder 3 misfire PO 303 c5 m/fire PO304 c4 m/f PO305 c5 m/f PO201 injector circuit open...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Thanks in advance for your help with this. My car is a 2005 E90 330d auto saloon. PLEASE SO NOT CRITICISE ME FOR BEING AN IDIOT - I KNOW I AM - IF ANYONE HAS SOME GENUINE ADVICE TO HELP i'D BE VERY GRATEFUL. I am in Gloucester, U.K. The trouble started when the battery - original - died...
  20. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Thanks in advance for your help with this. My car is a 2005 E90 330d auto saloon. PLEASE SO NOT CRITICISE ME FOR BEING AN IDIOT - I KNOW I AM - IF ANYONE HAS SOME GENUINE ADVICE TO HELP i'D BE VERY GRATEFUL. I am in Gloucester, U.K. The trouble started when the battery - original - died...
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