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  1. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    Hi All, I was changing the air filters on my just-out-of-warranty 2018 X5 35i. I noticed what feels like hardened and rough paper wrapped around one of the tubes going into an assembly just behind the engine. I've had the car for about a year. Never noticed this before, and I can't see anything...
  2. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    So there I am, looking for a leak on a 318D I’ve had 2 weeks, when I notice light coming through my wheel arch. Can anyone tell me what’s supposed to be attached to my passenger side wheel arch in the engine bay?
  3. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I have an X3 E83 M54. A few months back, I realized that there was smoke coming out from the vent and I thought it was just an one time event because it did not happen for a few days. The second time it happened, I tried to figure out where the smoke was coming from and it seems that its coming...
  4. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I don't mind doing my car work myself, even though I haven't done it before. But, it would be way easier if I had the diagram of the system. Do you know where I can find the engine bay diagram for my 2015 428i SULEV?
  5. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I'm new to the forum and recently purchase a used x5 which needed an engine. I swapped the current engine, an 01 x5 3.0 AWD with an 01 330ci 3.0 front wheel drive engine. The engine starts, runs and idles fine. The transmission gear selector and linkage appears to be connected properly but the...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My car's hose broke, spread coolant in the engine bay. I also added oil without using a funnel and it spill on the side. I want to remove and clean them. How do you guys do it? Thank you.
  7. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    The vehicle (xDrive 35i) is bought new from BMW of Dallas, Nov 2011. The purchase price is around 50,000. Last 7 Vin is L764100. Services always did in Classic BMW. The first information I can ever find is from 02/22/2012. 02/22/2012: 34268 Miles (Oil top off)...
  8. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi Everyone, I am new to the forum and also a 4 month old owner of a 2012 535ix. I am reaching out for help about an issue I am having with my BMW. I am getting the following messages: 1.) Engine bay compartment is hot. 2.) Engine is overheating, please stop engine. So, I have done the...
  9. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Changed out the spark plugs on my 2008 328i because I wasn't sure when the previous owner last had them replaced. I attached two pictures and would like to know if I just wasted my time and money on new ones or if it was a good call to change them out. Either way, it was a fun experience and I...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello! I am new to Bimmerfest and hope you all can help me out. I recently bought a 1999 bmw 323i from some guy in boston for $1100. (if you think i got gyped say so!!). Had a CEL on for MAF sensor (which fortunately was just unplugged), coolant light (which i still cannot figure out what's...
  11. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2011 335i coupe. I want to wash the engine bay. Is it safe to just spray the engine off with a hose, will I damage anything, is there anything I should be careful with? Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
  12. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi everyone, My 1995 BMW 318i convert engine is sounding really weird. Its almost as if my engine is "stressed" heres a link to the video on youtube of how it sounds. Any suggestions on the cause/ has anyone ever had this issue before? Thanks for your advice, appreciate it!
  13. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Bought a '98 740iL and begun the process of a major tune up. As I begin to remove the wiring from the injectors, spark plug coils, and the other accessories. I begin to ponder, is this really necessary? All of these boxes, tubes, and miles of wire? I assume the tubes, box, and such are to...
  14. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    We really dont have any pictures of people and their nice engine :) I can start with mine.. just finished all my custom work.. believe it or not the intake actually sounds really deep when you floor it I love it :) Post em` up fellow bimmerfest members
  15. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Looked at a few threads, most were somewhat dated and/or not specific to E70. I love a spotlessly clean engine bay but I am reluctant to wash it for fear of electrical issues. (No such fears when it comes to cleaning rims - they see water all the time!) Here are my specific questions: What...
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