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  1. Hello! Must say iam quiet new to the bmw world but I fast realized that the e60/e61’s have a reputation of having some electrical problems. To my case, I have a e61 525d 2006, 33xxx km, flawless no problems reaaaally well kept! Until some weeks ago. It started with abs and tire pressure sensor popping up when I accelerated in a certain way. If I kept driving and doing it that certain way it after a while went in to lipmode because I trows engine, transmission, abs, power steering and all sorts of codes. if I drive it in low rpm’s I never does it! sometimes it never trows a code (rare) NOW! my guess from me reading other peoples similar problems. It’s the alternator regulator? Or ibs cable? car is pending between 14,5 -15,25v and When I turn it off it goes doe to ish 12,40v i never had water in my spare wheelwell, but I had one of the green relays burnt out on me (changed it) i have videos but but don’t know how to upload. Sorry for bad English and thanx in advance!!! Edit: when it goes in to limp mode and turn it off, it will get same codes after like 10m of driving. But! If I park it over night no problems until I drive it for a while (30-60min) then it starts to throw “small” codes and after a while go in to limp mode. I know for shure the abs and tire-pressure isn’t a real problem with the car i have got the sensors checked and calibrated. codes that comes up randomly is: transmission fault, battery terminal, tire pressure, engine failure, rear light (not broken), abs, power steering, chassie control. 0BAF993E-A6C1-4412-96D8-AB516AF31968.MP4 4B3B6761-B67C-4367-A7E6-CF688067465D.MP4
  2. Harminder

    BMW GT530d (2013 Model)

    Hi everyone, First time posting a query - I own a BMW GT 530d (2013 Model) and recently noticed that when applying the handbrake (on and off) there a clinking noise made when it engages/disengages the handbrake......... any thoughts as to what this could be.......does the handbrake need adjusting? Thanks. Harminder
  3. Horsey

    BMW Documentation

    Hi all, Over the years I have managed to accumulate various pieces of BMW documentation from an assortment of sites and sources. I thought it time to place them all in one location where everyone can access them. They are available from my Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxDd4Jzlov8Efmg5VVVEaTZVYkplN3MzaGZLQUEzaWFjU0luMl81cW9oSGxlOENGbTlKQW8&usp=sharing The folder currently contains the following: E60 engineer training modules; M Division documentation; Various E60 manuals and guides, and an assortment of BMW presentations. As I find more I will upload them to the Drive and update this post. Mods - Bearing this in mind, perhaps it would be handy to make this pinned? Best, Horsey *Please note I do not own the documents or claim to be the author of them*
  4. MStyle

    National BMW Festival at Gaydon

    Hi all, Just sharing a few shots from the BMW Vanity event yesterday. If you missed us and fancy checking out some great BMW's and trade stands, be sure to pay us a visit at the National BMW Festival at the British Motor Museum in Gaydon on Sunday 11th August. For more info or tickets, visit the link https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events/the-national-bmw-festival
  5. USTBUTLER

    1994 BMW E34 540I - GF22093

    Hello And Welcome I'm a firm believer that somethings are just meant to be and today that philosophy come bouncing into play much like it did with the Silver Unit ( Butler HQs Original Silver 540i ) Today innocently going to view an E34 with my Poppa ( Carl-E34 ).. 100 + miles from home as you do on arrival I became strongly attached to this diamond in the rough I couldn't help but think with a little Butler HQ love It could make a very special E34 and I truly thought that maybe Butler HQ was its last hope. Shes defiantly a project make no mistake about that but what else are you gonna do on a cold damp winter weekend ? before I could pull myself away as in the worlds of the late Marlon Brando the seller made me an offer I couldn't refuse... and a deal was done. I'll be embarking on this project with one person in mind. Tomorrow will be the full fat first update with all the great and gory details. Comments Welcome.
  6. Hello there new to this so all help is appreciated please i have a bmw e60 2005 525i and on the lights both take normal 501 bulbs but have built in angel eye rings so the 501 powers the angel eye ring what im confused about is that only side of either light is lighting up not both i have changed the 501s on both lights but only one ring lights up on both of the lights which i find weird as i have seen both rings on different cars.
  7. Hi all I have a 2004 525d e61 which keeps showing a traction control fault on the dash and at the same time the engine totally cuts off whether it's in gear driving at any speed or just sitting running This all started a week after I had egr and dpf deleted since then I have had it to a specialist who advised me the dde unit had water damage on the pins so I soarced another and had it cloned for my car also changed the crank sensor as was showing a fault after getting the dde in and the car up and running I took her for an mot passed used the car a few times the same day then when I was travelling to work early hour's got 4 miles along the motorway sitting about 70 the exact same fault came back just comes up traction control fault drive moderately while at the same time total engine shut down since then I have had another remap done but it has not made any difference to the car the only fault showing is 43e2 which I have been told on my car shouldn't cause this I am at a loss as to what to do next any help greatly appreciated thanks
  8. TuRQu

    Project Remain Parts

    Hi people, im kinda selling the remaining parts from my E28 project, if anyone interested i can accept paypal and shipping all over the world. (some of the parts are not e28 related)
  9. jayculham

    Add A SatNav

    Hi, I have a BMW 5 Series F10 with the standard radio and want to upgrade it to the wide-screen satnav one. I'm buying the screen and cd player part from a salvage 5 Series F10 If I use the satnav from the salvage car will it work on my F10 or do I need extra parts such as a new GPS Ariel? Kind Regards Jay
  10. Hi; I have a 2003 F11 SE. I will be needing replacement brake pads and possibly discs when I next service it. Could you give me a quote for pads/discs for both the front and rear please. Cheers!
  11. Hi, I finished the job, wanted to share my knowledge, hope you will benefit from it, its the whole process with all common mistakes and advice what to do and not to do while doing such a job, fixing grinding clicking problem etc, read the description on the 33 min video, i listed everything even my idiot mistake, it will show you complete comparision, waiting for your feedback.
  12. Carl-e34

    1994 BMW E34 540I/6 - BK35093

    BMW E34 540I/6 BK35093 I'm starting this project blog with the news that BK35093 is on her way to the Butler HQ, BK35093 is coming from Ireland she was owned by fellow forum member and trader SSkoda at Wills Wheels BK35093 is a genuine six speed manual model one of only 3,203 world wide and one of only 249 (HE52) In right hand drive. Only 157 540i6s come to the United Kingdom, Being Cosmosschwarz metallic makes her 1/45. Production date for BK35093 was the 30/11/1994 Warranty started on the 3/1/1995 Sales Dealer - 05167 Registration Number. M668CGF Factory Specification. Dealer Insight. What we have been told by our friendly local BMW service adviser Katie That BK35093 received during its warranty time. Five radiator caps between (1995-2001) Rear drivers side trailing arm (1998) Two new alloy wheels (1998) Both front shocks during (1999) Replacement Block @ 88K (2001) We have also found adverts concerning BK35093 BK35093 Appeared for sale in mid to late 2009 During the following period BK35093 has undergone some changes, BK35093 is now sporting extended sports champaign leather BK35093 has also had a trick upgraded differential swapping the 2,93 to a more spirited 3,64 coupled with a quick shift arrangement. In between this time BK35093 has had a number plate changed to TUL1540 BK35093 again appeared for sale in mid 2014 The Do List Clean wheel arches and fit seventeen inch style sixteen's Remove sills clean and protect. Upgrade shocks to Bilstein B8 coupled with Eibach springs Replace air conditioning ... And Enjoy Most of the Hit list would not need doing but I have the parts .. Why not.. Photos from the advert.. More on arrival.. The common fuel cap rust problem will be sorted , So I Hope you will join us for the progress and we can all sleep easier knowing another 540i/6 has been saved from the Drift brigade. -
  13. As above. Breaking a 51 plate e39 530i in titan silver. Rear bumper is damaged front bumper has slight damage. Bonnet is damaged, m parallels are sold. However the car does still have loads of parts including a full black leather interior with very rare, rear bench with built in booster seats. Complete 530i running gear engine gearbox both work perfectly. I bought the car to use as a donor vehicle for my 525i but have now decided to go down a different route with that car and use my V8 engine instead. Steering wheel sold sill trims sold wheels sold If you require any parts arts please contact me on 07500403008 or pm me on here i am located in in west London, UB6. thank you Sanjay Gore
  14. Rachy_66

    Really loud X5 in cabin

    Hi- first time on here. My X5 05 reg is so loud in the cabin as I drive, I feel like we are about to take off- the only time the noise stops is when I turn right. Anyone know what this could be? Its like the revs are really high but when I look at the monitor it’s not at all. Thank you.
  15. Hi guys, im new to this. Recently bought a 530d e60 (2006), had the transmission fault come up on the dash. It's come up a few times and wondering has anyone else had these issues. Would a gearbox service do the job? Thanks! sadiq
  16. Hello, this is my project. Its a video clip containing only picture material and small footage of what i'm doing. I consider doing some videos of the x-pipe built, sound acceleration overview and etc. I hope you like it, the video its not professional made, but the car came out great ! There will be more videos and pictures of the car soon! Enjoy YOUTUBE VIDEO Did so far : Engine head revision; fuel pump revision; full service; new water radiator; new front window; new fk automotive suspension; new brakes; new inter-cooler; paint job; window tint; hella angel eyes; M-exterior; new battery; m preface steering wheel; led interior lights; ecu tuning; shadow-line trim; style 91 rims; (In the following months there will be even more upgrades) I did an acceleration video of the TDS, so you can see how my automatic does. i wasn't exactly stock when i did it, had a power-box. So- its power-box to chip. The conditions of the time were at the range of one week and i did them on the same road the same time. Disclaimer : The time set is between few frames approx 2-5 frames so its not accurate. YOUTUBE VIDEO Tell me your opinion about this project, i hope you like it !
  17. Hanhola

    Help! 530d msport poorly

    Hi all, forgive me for my inexperienced post but I'm a newbie and really need some advice. Ive got a 530d msport e60 2005 and I've had it for a few months now. It started off with an idrive problem and it's now spiralled into a few other issues and I need to know what to do with it. I want to buy some new parts, and fit them. I just need to know which ones and why etc. Firstly, the idrive system works until I turn the car on and off again. It constantly reboots. Is there a cheap easy fix? I've tried resetting it but no luck. If not I can deal with it as it's not mega issues. Secondly, a few issues which I'm not sure are all related? But here we go. It may not be in order. My car is exceptionally smokey. It plummets out black thick smoke especially when I put my foot down a bit. It is very smelly of diesel and makes me very poorly when driving with any window open. I've got thick soot on the whole left hand side of my engine bay, been told I have an exhaust manifold leak. What parts do I need to fix it and how? I don't fancy going to a garage. I also have a very whiny turbo as it spools. It's very very loud. Also a loud blowing noise. it also goes into different severities of limp modes sometimes there's absolutely no power sometimes there is. engine light came on 2 months after these problems started. The front two alloys have two ridiculously large dents in, done by previous owner. I'm not THAT much of a typical woman driver.....;) haha. I'm planning to get this sorted soon so I'm not driving round with 9psi in them!!!!! Grrrrrr I know its not the best of explanations especially hard to determine what's the problem whilst not seeing or hearing, but I'd like to get some advice as to what this could be and why and I can go from there. I don't really fancy going to a garage because either me or my partner can fix it, just need some guidance as to where to start as we're used to old jap crap. Thankyou!!!! Xxxx
  18. I recently upgraded to Throwing stars, so my original 15x7 (ET20, 72.5mm centre bore) BBS alloys are for sale, including the spare wheel. Part number for all the wheels is: 36111179774 The tyres are all 225/60/15 - the fronts are about 5-6mm (Marshal Matrac) in excellent condition and the rears are around 3-4mm (Continental ContiPremiumContact 2), which are still ok to use. The spare has an old Pirelli P600, but in good condition (5-6mm) and holds air. I have 4 centre caps and the wheels are 100% straight, balanced and tested - ready to bolt on. Would be looking around £250 ONO and collection from west London. If interested, please PM me. Thanks
  19. 4x Winter Tyres and Genuine OEM BMW Alloy wheels. Price: £750 Genuine OEM BMW 17" Alloy wheels, Style 236, for 5 Series (F10 and F11), with Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D tyres. Tyre Size: 225/55 R17 101 V XL Tyres used for 1 season on my F11 535d. Over 6mm tread depth remaining on 'rears' (x2) and over 7mm remaining on 'fronts' (x2). Tyres/wheels are a 'square' set-up, so fronts and rears can be swapped over to prolong tyre life. Alloys unmarked and in great condition. Fits BMW 5 Series (F10 and F11) and some 6 Series (F12), but please check and confirm fitment of your own car. Prefer collection only, but may consider shipping at buyers own cost and risk. I'm based in Colchester, Essex. Please feel free to ask any questions before buying. Viewing welcome. Thanks for looking. David
  20. Martinafc

    Mr

    My power steering on my bmw f10 528i dose not work
  21. Bought a key off amazon or ebay, cant remember which but I've just tried to hold it up to the key logo on the steering column while starting the car and it hasn't coded to the car. Should I really be surprised? I did do my homework and check the Mhz of the old key etc however the new key hasn't taken to the car. The old key managed to be retrieved after 16 hours under salt water in a marina but its obviously toast. Basically I just need the electronic part programmed. any thoughts or advice or should I just write off the £50 and go straight to the dealer with pants round my ankles?
  22. I have ordered The G31 530D xDrive M Sport Touring Exterior Price [2] Alpine White included Change exterior colour 20" BMW Ind V-spoke style 759 alloy wheels included Change wheels Interior Price [2] Black Nappa leather with exclusive contrast stitching/piping £ 775.00 Change upholstery Poplar Grain Grey interior trim with Pearl Chrome £ 250.00 Change interior trim Packages Price [2] M Sport Package included Change package Package components LED foglights, front included Details M Steering Wheel included Details Adaptive Drive £ 2,435.00 Details Exterior trim, High-gloss Shadowline included Details Headlining, Anthracite included Details M Sport braking system included Details M aerodynamic bodystyling included Details Comfort seats, front included Details Price M Sport Package £ 2,435.00 Price [2] Comfort package £ 1,995.00 Change package Package components Comfort Access included Details Parking Assistant Plus £ 800.00 Details Comfort seats, front included Details Exterior Mirrors - folding with anti-dazzle included Details Price Comfort package £ 2,795.00 Price [2] Premium package £ 1,820.00 Change package Package components Ceramic finish for controls included Details Air conditioning, automatic with four-zone control included Details Ambient Air package included Details Massage function, front included Details Comfort seats, front included Details Price Premium package £ 1,820.00 Price [2] Visibility package £ 1,295.00 Change package Package components Adaptive LED Headlights included Details Headlight wash included Details High-beam Assistant included Details Price Visibility package £ 1,295.00 Price [2] M Sport Plus package £ 1,995.00 Change package Package components Sun protection glass included Details Bowers & Wilkins Diamond surround sound system £ 2,855.00 Details Price M Sport Plus package £ 4,850.00 Price [2] Technology package £ 1,495.00 Change package Package components Head-up Display included Details WiFi hotspot preparation included Details Display Key included Details Enhanced Bluetooth with wireless charging included Details BMW Gesture Control included Details Price Technology package £ 1,495.00 Optional equipment Communication Change optional equipment Price [2] BMW Gesture Control included Details Bowers & Wilkins Diamond surround sound system £ 2,855.00 Details Concierge Service £ 240.00 Details Enhanced Bluetooth with wireless charging included Details Head-up Display included Details Online Entertainment £ 160.00 Details Rear seat entertainment - BMW Professional £ 1,995.00 Details Remote Services £ 60.00 Details TV function £ 890.00 Details WiFi hotspot preparation included Details Exterior Equipment Change optional equipment Exterior Mirrors - folding with anti-dazzle included Details Exterior trim, High-gloss Shadowline included Details LED foglights, front included Details M aerodynamic bodystyling included Details Panoramic glass sunroof £ 1,250.00 Details Sun protection glass included Details Towbar, electrically folding £ 855.00 Details Interior Equipment Change optional equipment 12V power sockets £ 45.00 Details Air conditioning, automatic with four-zone control included Details Ambient Air package included Details Ceramic finish for controls included Details Comfort seats, front included Details Extended luggage features £ 285.00 Details Headlining, Anthracite included Details M Steering Wheel included Details Massage function, front included Details Seat heating, front and rear £ 325.00 Details Seat ventilation, front £ 510.00 Details Soft-close doors £ 435.00 Details Steering wheel heating £ 185.00 Details Sunblinds - rear side windows £ 185.00 Details TV function £ 890.00 Details Safety & Security Change optional equipment Adaptive LED Headlights included Details Driving Assistant Plus £ 2,250.00 Details Dynamic Safety £ 280.00 Details Headlight wash included Details High-beam Assistant included Details Night Vision with pedestrian recognition £ 1,595.00 Details Technology Change optional equipment Adaptive Drive £ 2,435.00 Details Apple CarPlay preparation £ 235.00 Details Comfort Access included Details Display Key included Details Driving Assistant Plus £ 2,250.00 Details Enhanced Bluetooth with wireless charging included Details Parking Assistant Plus £ 800.00 Details Remote Control Parking £ 395.00 Details WiFi hotspot preparation included Details
  23. HappyDays

    Car theft back

    Hi all looks like the car thieves have been busy again in Manchester. http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/car-theft-back-rise-manchester-13685212
  24. HappyDays

    Not Good

    Hi all just seen this on the MEN look like car thieves are back with more options/tools http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/car-theft-back-rise-manchester-13685212
  25. Genuine BMW 408M F10 M5 Winter Wheels with Pirelli SottoZero 255 40 R19 100V M&S tyres, includes TPMS. Sold Were used on my F10 M5 but I believe these will fit any F10 5 seriesFront wheels 9x19 ET32 (BMW part number 36112284252) Rear Wheels 9x19 ET25 (BMW part number 36112284253) In great condition with no scuffs or marks. Tread: just over 7mm on two tyres and about 5.5mm on other twoPurchased from BMW dealership for £2900. Used only for a few months over 2 winters Priced to sell! £950Local collection preferred – Aberdeen Will courier to other locations at buyers cost and risk
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