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  1. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Apologies in advance if the following seems like noob rambling... this is my first post reposted in its own right! Please be kind :) I have a 2005 E61 520d that keeps draining the battery... I changed the battery recently and used INPA to register the new battery. Unfortunately with the new...
  2. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, So basically my glow plug's screwing mechanism has broken off and only the filament remains in the glow plug's place. It is impossible to remove it I have tried with spraying tons of penetrating oils and using pliers. I have tried to remove it while the engine was very hot but it still...
  3. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hello Brain Trust. Happy New Year! Since last WEEK I am getting DPF warning on the screen.:mad: After running a diagnostic check I am getting few different error codes as well. Attached I had DPF issues last year which I took to a local mechanic which he managed to clear off just with force...
  4. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    My car recently started giving me an engine fault when i revved it hard. It would sometimes go into limp mode and shut down once the error came on. Sometimes it would continue driving with reduced power. When i put it on a computer it showed me the following errors: Glow Plug, Cylinder 1, 2, 3...
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Morning all. I have a 318d 2008 with an N47 engine. Cut a long story short it's had an engine rebuild and everything seems fine apart from the fact I have codes regarding glow plugs. Errors are Glow Plug Cylinder 1 3 & 4 Open Circuit. Doing a but of pre-reading I've ordered a replacement Glow...
  6. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi all, Standard first post from someone experiencing problems and going mad! I own a 2010 118D. I bought the car 3 years ago with around 65k on the clock. The car has been fine until about 9 months ago when the stop/start feature stopped working. It has been serviced and MOT'd in line with...
  7. BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    Hi. I have been advised that my glow plugs need changing. Am I correct that all these do is supply some heat for easier starting in cold conditions or are they for more than that please? Thanks!
  8. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi. I have been advised that my glow plugs need changing. Am I correct that all these do is supply some heat for easier starting in cold conditions or are they for more than that please? Thanks!
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I've been having some problems with my 530d, intermittently not starting. All fuel pumps checked OK and 1 diesel injector replaced, rest all ok. That has improved things but still having problems start of day when very cold, so now figure that some of the existing problem might be glow plugs...
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