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  1. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi All, New here, sorry if this has been answered already, I've tried looking but can't seem to find this issue specifically. Anyways, in short the passenger door lock has failed, meaning the door will not open from inside or out, using either the fob, dash button or putting the key in the...
  2. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2008 335i and am looking to pay someone to clear the fuel Adaptations in the southern San Diego area. I was not able to figure out how to update inpa to the version that had my car. I have spent too many hours trying to figure it out and am ready to pay someone. Let me know.
  3. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I found this 2008 BMW X3 3.0SI, and I love it. Took it for a test drive and I didn't notice anything wrong with how it sounded or drove. I'm not a car guy, so I don't have much of a clue about if it's doing well mechanically or not. Can you guys help me out? I've been researching common issues...
  4. X3 M, X5 M, X6 M, Z3 M & Z4 M
    First time post! Just bought a 2008 z4 mc coupe which will be delivered next week....I've heard a lot re VANOS etc What would anyone suggest to do upon the service I will do immediately to get a baseline...Have a good INDY BMW guy on tap. I was going to do a basic oil / fluid change. Car has...
  5. Cars - Private Party
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  6. X Series
    Hello, any input / advice would be appreciated! I have the opportunity to purchase a 2008 X5 4.8 with 178k miles on for an incredibly low price..it’s a 2 owner, silver in color, clean title needs a few minimal (known) fixes i.e. passenger front door will only open from the inside, passenger...
  7. E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
    Car has 59k kms never had issues before taking it to dealer for a new battery, this happened two days after
  8. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    I just bought a 2008 750li w/ logic 7 sound and the music was fine at first a little distortion but you could barely hear it. Now after hearing crackling sounds in the subs about a week ago, i have no bass. Literally no bass, just voice. I replaced the logic 7 amp with one from ebay but the same...
  9. X Series
    I have a BMW X3 M 08, with 140,000 miles, new motor, trans, and now starter. It won’t start, but there is 12.5 v of power in the battery before starting. I’ve tried to jump it with another car, etc, and it did not work. When I go to start it, all the lights come on, and then it clicks, but does...
  10. 5 Series
    Bought an 08 528i, loved it for 3 weeks. Then we had a downpour and while I was driving Uber in an unfamiliar neighborhood, I glanced at the nav, and made a left turn into standing water. It was night, I was near the bottom of a hill, I didn’t think it was more than an inch or two but it was...
  11. 5 Series
    Hi I would really love some input about my current situation and help if can. So, a few months back my valley pipe started leaking so I decided to take that DIY and do it in my garage, I am pretty knowledgable and handsy when it comes to cars. Along the way, I also changed the backplate that is...
  12. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, new member here! I am having problems with my 335 and was wondering if anyone has had the same experiences or has a general idea of what is going on. Last night after coming home from work, I wanted to leave the house again so I turn on my car and was unable to shift into gear...
  13. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hi BMW colleagues, My front AC quit on me and im sure its the AC Blower Motor assembly. I want to check the resistance on the resistor attached to the blower motor to discard the issue being the resistor vs the motor itself. What are the resistance readings in Ohms that I should be getting...
  14. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I want to replace the touchscreen of my 2008 535i with a new touchscreen compatible with Bluetooth. What brands are the best and what are the best places to buy from? Is it recommended to just buy from Bimmerfest? Where do I get it installed as well, Best Buy? Thanks!
  15. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    How do I turn on the digital speedometer to show me my speed? I have the 2008 535i. I tried using the end of the turning signal stalk but it only shows MPG/Fuel stuff. Thanks!
  16. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2008 335xi 6 speed with sports suspension and an interesting front transfer case issue: car has 85k miles second owner but original maintained by dealer by the book when warm, there is a clunking sound upon deceleration and when coming to a stop. this becomes louder as car warms up...
  17. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Recently I discovered a coolant leak, so I am going to get my coolant reservoir replaced. During the process, I also want to flush the cooling system. While looking for coolants I found the OEM Euro I coolant at Canadian Tire for BMW, however, the colour of the coolant is gold, compared to the...
  18. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    2008 335i N54 with 190K on it recently had general service now its undrivable BMW had it for 2 weeks said it was LPFS sensor and HPFP they changed both and no change in the problem, now they want 175.00 per hour 5 hr min to "play around" to find what they think is an electrical problem. oil...
  19. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    2008 335i, I Changed the valve cover, replaced the PCV and vent hose (due to leaks). Then removed oil filter housing and replaced the rubber gasket, along with the oil cooler thermostat gasket. Put it all back together. Flushed the coolant system (had some oil in it, from the gasket...
  20. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, I've recently had an issue with my 2008 335xi where the satellite radio will only display a message to call Sirius XM but the ESN is blank. I've checked all fuses and they all seem to be fine. I've checked all the cables in the trunk at the sat unit to see if they were snug, which they...
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