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  1. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    My obdii tells me the cl (closed loop) stops during idel condition goes to "OL- fault" and the short and long term fuel trim stop or max out. What can cause this? I have had the intake system re done. Manifold, throttle body gaskets and all vacume lines renewed, Crank case ventalation system...
  2. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hey I have a 1990 bmw 325is automatic rear wheel drive. The head on it cracked so now I'm wanting to just make it my project car. I'm wanting to put like a v8 or a larger motor in it. My question is is that am I able to even do that with the tranny thats in it ? I know I'm gonna have to cut...
  3. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hey guys I'm new here so bare with me. I drive a 2007 X5 4.8i Sport. Currently it has about 167,XXX miles. Very well maintained. About 3 months ago, I ran SeaFoam in my fuel. The next morning, it started very hard and threw a code for "Exhaust Camshaft Sensor Bank 2". I replaced it. After about...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    2007 328xi SULEV automatic with 147k My reverse randomly stopped working about a month ago with no lights or warning. I've been driving the car since then with no other issues. Dealership diagnosed it as reverse failure and want to replace the whole transmission ($5,500 for used transmission...
  5. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I'm thinking about upgrading from my E90 to 2014 435 M Sport, and I'm really stuck between two choices. One with Dynamic handling package, and one without. I would like to know what exactly the DHP is (I know adaptive suspension and sport steering also I believe that the vehicle is a little...
  6. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi all, First off I'm somewhat new to BMW's, anyway, long story short, a close friends father passed away and wanted me to have a look at his dad's '05 E65 740Li and possibly bring it back to life, Its been sitting for about a year and a half without being used. ( As far as we know it was...
  7. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Hello i'm a new member on here and will be buying my first car soon with a budget of around 20k. I live in Canada but i only plan on using this car until it starts snowing. I've always liked BMW's especially the E46 M3 :yikes: but i really want to get a 6 series. The look of it is so unique plus...
  8. Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    Hello all, I purchased a full set of Brembo pads and rotors and would like to know if the rotors are fake or authentic. - I did some research and the biggest flag is both front rotors have different thicknesses on the outside (6mm) and inside (8mm). The rears are uniform each but not to each...
  9. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello all, I purchased a full set of Brembo pads and rotors and would like to know if the rotors are fake or authentic. - I did some research and the biggest flag is both front rotors have different thicknesses on the outside (6mm) and inside (8mm). The rears are uniform each but not to each...
  10. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    Hello Y'all. I have a 92 525i that drives great but needs some mechanical attention, the problem is it is MAJOR mechanical work. I need (drum roll please) to get my head gasket replaced and possibly the cylinder head resurfaced. YAY! the car has high mileage so yea these cars typically need to...
  11. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys im hoping someone can give me some helpfull advise Bassically one day my car just wouldnt turn over, i turn the key and nothing, all electrics to the car working but if i left the car for 20 minutes the car would miraculously just start no problems so i took it to a garage and they...
  12. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    i wan these nice rims for my bimmer but i cant figure out if they will fit the e39. anybody help?? here is the link https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2749212/
  13. General BMW Questions
    My 93 bmw 325i was stolen a few weeks ago. I just got it back but it's trashed, they stole the back seat and just tore everything apart interior wise. Ripped out my ignition and my gear shifter were the window buttons are. Broke the rear window too. Before it was gone the engine was running fine...
  14. F10 M5 (2012 - 2016)
    Hi guys I have a 2014 m5 competition package I bought the car new in March 2014 within 1 year I had my transmission replaced I had my differential and drive shaft replaced now my turbos and catalytic converter is breaking and the dealer and BMW North America are saying 2 things "outside...
  15. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    On my 1995 E34 525i, I pulled up the rear power distribution box to fix some corroded wires. I pulled out this connector to make it easier to work on the power distribution box, but now I can't find where it connects and the starter wont turn over. The car was running fine before this.
  16. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey guys so I have a 94 325i and the handle from inside the car to release the latch from out side is broken. And when I say broken I mean completely gone its just a wire sitting there. I have search and googled and I cant find a right up or anything for this problem. I really don't want to...
  17. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Currently have a problem with my window motor which prevents my window working correctly, struggling to find a replacement motor for the e81 (different motor from e87) without going to BMW themselves. My car is 57 plate registered 01/09/2015 Could anyone point me in the right direction to find...
  18. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    hey guys, I recently got a 2006 325xi sedan manual and although the car is epic I would like it to be louder . I'm not really looking for a ricey sound but more of a mean sound . does anyone have any suggestions for a cheaper muffler??
  19. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hello all, I am new to bimmerfest so please bare with me here.. I own a beautifullll 2006 750li. I've had the car sin January 2015. When I first bought the car it drove rather smoothly. It shifted pretty good, occasionally jerking but for the most part a reliable. After a few weeks I felt as...
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