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  1. E90 Rough and erratic Idle

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My 2006 325i E90 started idling rough, 105k+ miles so I decided to replace spark plugs and coils. It is still idling weird! I'm wondering if the computer needs to adjust to new parts? The old plugs were in bad shape and the coils, I have no way to test them but they were originals. What is the...
  2. X3 E83 Code Reader and Diagnostic Tool

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi there Have used your site many time as a great source of advice and wisdom when tackling jobs on my Manual 2007 E83 2.0 Diesel. However, this time I need some advice as to where to turn to buy a diagnostics tool for the car. And apologies in advance if I have missed the post answering my...
  3. BMW 328i Stalled while Driving

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I own a BMW 2009 328i, which I purchased a few months ago. I had been driving my car around for over an hour and I had stopped at a red light and right after I crossed the intersection (driving ~20-35mph) my car stalled out, causing two cars to crash behind me a few minutes after (even though...
  4. BMW Codes

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2007 BMW 328XI. I connected my OBD Code Reader to my car today and I have codes that I can't seem to diagnose. They read as follows: P1774 P1775 P1776 P1777 P1447 Has anyone received these and if so, what was the diagnosis?
  5. E90 Code Reader

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I'm trying to find a bluetooth code reader that not only reads the fault codes, but also lets me reset them. I've found some good bluetooth readers but they don't reset the fault codes on BMWs. I like the bluetooth/app viewers, and they don't have cords, thought I'd see if anyone here had...
  6. JB4_EWG with cables and hi-temp case for sale

    Parting Out
    I just caught orders to Lajes Field and I was told by my sponsor to NOT bring this sweet ass car there due to the roads being complete crap. I've decided to sell my 2014 335i (sobbing as I write this) and in order to have the car unmodified for the buyer, I no longer have a use for the JB4_EWG...
  7. New X5 Owner | Summary Questions

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Great forum - been lurking for months since I picked up a used '06 X5~ I hope this is the right forum area. Sold my modded '13 JK Wrangler for something a little more corporate, so far I've been very impressed with the performance, this is my first BMW. I've worked on Modern Japanese/Vintage...
  8. Code reader

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey everyone. Finally bought my first BMW. Extremely clean 2004 ZHP. I haven't been a DIY person before but I'm mechanically inclined, looking to do a lot of upkeep myself. I keep hearing different opinions about code readers! Getting frustrated with reviews... What code reader would you suggest...
  9. OBDII Code Scanner

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, folks. I’ve been perusing the forum pretty extensively and the consensus seems to convey that the best Code scanner is the Creator C110. (Mind you, in my case I’m talking about an ’08 X3). The problem is that all threads seem to be somewhat old and I wonder whether this is still the best...
  10. BMWHAT Android and iPhone app

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Has anyone had any experience with the BMWHAT app with the older cars that have the OBD1 20 pin connection under the hood? http://www.ivini-apps.com/free-diagnosis.html I have a 1997 540i and 2000 740il and want something that is somewhat user friendly for reading/clearing BMW specific codes...
  11. 1997 540i purchase

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi all, I just signed up and have been looking around for information on E39's. My boyfriend and I moved from downtown Chicago to the suburbs and I need to buy a car. He currently drives a 2000 740il and we love it. I want something smaller (and less long), so I've been looking at 5 series...
  12. Master tech in seattle?

    E46 M3 (2001-2006)
    Just bought an 06 e46 m3, 30k miles and about to drive it across the country. I had the PPI done but an inspection 2 has gotta be due soon. I've heard good and bad about strictly bmw and cartender in the seattle area, wondering if there are any master techs around here i could talk to and have...
  13. buying a scan tool...Peake??

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    My 328i is a late year 2000. it has the obd under the dash like the 2001 to 2007. so which one do i buy? Looking at the Peake scan tool. I found out that bmw changed mid year 2000 to the dash hook-up. I think i'm posta go with the newer type. Right?????
  14. code reader - where do I buy one?

    7 Series & 8 Series
    getting many issues on my NEW 98 740il how sad - got it with 99k miles then learned of all the "melt downs" at 100k so - under the hood I go I guess just replaced alternator now guessing need MAF sensor (rough idle - getting worse every start) and of course - check engine light just came on...
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