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  1. 2007 BMW 328i turbo

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    So I have a very odd quest. I have a 2007 328i sedan, with the n52, naturally aspirated. At a junk yard, I found an older Audi A4 1.8 with a turbo still on it. I would like to transfer this turbo to the 328. Is this an insane request? I imagine I won’t make any insane power given that it’s off...
  2. big trouble with engine... are re-manufactured worth it?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    well, I'm worried my car is toast. But before I say goodbye, can anyone give advice on a few questions? 2006 525i, N52 engine, 6-speed, ~150k miles She was running excellent until a few days ago. I got the "oil low, please add a quart" message on CheckControl, and I did so. Message went away...
  3. N52 E61 overheating

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi there, My 525i E61 left me stranded on the highway yesterday. It is only 110000 km and I own it for a few months only but it already has its fair share of issues : no airbag, thermostat changed last month, rear plate light wire broken. Yesterday I was on the highway at about 130km/h on a...
  4. Rough idle on STARTUP (VANOS ISSUES?)

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello. I drive a e92 325i n52b25. After having the car sitting for about 2 months (waiting for a new valve cover because had a bad PCV and quarentine delayed everything), car starts and stutters for about 10 seconds, rpm shoots to 1500 and then stabilizes. Codes are 2A82 (intake vanos) and...
  5. 525i idle shaking

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi everyone, 2006 BMW 525i E60/N52 A few minutes after warm up, and then anytime I am at a stop while driving, my idle drops from ~900rpm to ~600rpm and the car shakes as if it will lead to a stall. But it never stalls, it just hangs there and vibrates loudly the whole car. I purchased this...
  6. Does the e90 325i Fuel Pump prime?

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Trying to resolve a problem on my car, e90 n52 218hp, some of you might have seen any of my posts on here before - So I'm on to testing the fuel pump, and I noticed it doesn't prime (turn on before the engine actually starts) at 1st or 2nd stage position ignition (fob pressed, Start button...
  7. BMW E92 328i N51 Smell, Bad Idle and high fuel consumption

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello guys. I have a 2011 BMW E92 328i X-Drive with an N51 engine. The car has 66 000 miles on the clock. From 4-5 months ago I have strange problems with the car: 1. The fuel consumption has increased, most noticeably on highway, with 20-30%. (Before it was around 10L/100km with 130km/h and...
  8. E-Series Looking for coder in socal

    BMW Coding and Programming
    I HAVE A 2007 53OI I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE SOFTWARE UPDATED/CODED, IF YOU CAN HELP ME PLEASE REACH OUT I APPRECIATE IT IN ADVANCE!:thumbup:
  9. Vanos solenoids and check valves

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello my dear friends, i have an e92 2009, last year at 185000KM i had an issue with the engine started as rough idling to stalling to even shutting down on braking, so i checked fault cods and found p0012 which i related to vanos solenoids problem. I removed both and cleaned them, also i...
  10. X3 E83 N52 knokig rattle from head or engine

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    X3 E83 N52 knocking rattle from head or engine/ running out of ideas I have 2006 X3 3.0 SI E86 N52 engine, I got some heavy rattling /knocking coming from the engine. Started out as a low rattle noise, sounded like kame from the oil filter cover. On my 30 min drive home got real bad. I...
  11. Identifying this leak, front under panel (09 528i)

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey everyone, I was doing an oil change on my 09 528i and I noticed this strange leak. It was behind the front under panel, under the engine near the front. I can't seem to find where it's coming from, this leak is just sort of "there". This bolt also appears to have worked itself loose...
  12. E90 N52 Vanos Issues

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I have a 2009 BMW 328i LCI auto with the n52 3.0l i6 engine. Recently, i have noticed that the car cranks for a bit longer than usual at cold start, a slight loss of power, more gas consumption, rough shaky idle, frequent hickups and bounces of the rpm, and a rich exhaust smell. After i noticed...
  13. My first car! 2009 BMW 328I

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Finally bought my first car! It’s a 2009 BMW E90 328I LCI model In Bluewater Metallic. It has the xenon headlights, sunroof, hifi sound, and a few other options. I just installed new rotors and pads and she drives like a dream now. Loving that n52 engine and rwd! It is the 6spd auto, :rofl: but...
  14. E60 N52 Crankcase Vent Valve question.

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey all, so I've been prepping to take care of my valve cover gasket leak and have a question. Background - Took a look and it appears all the typical seals are leaking; VCG, Valvetronic motor gasket, and eccentric shaft sensor gasket. I do have a slight hesitation under moderate to heavy...
  15. N52 x3's and CA emissions

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Now that I am looking for a complete used engine to go into an 07 x3 n52 with a broken timing chain, the issue of CA emissions comes up and I hope someone here knows the answer. I have been looking at engines and versions of the n52 engine. I have a california car with a sticker that says it...
  16. E92 325i N52B25A Tuning options

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi all, First of all I would like to say that I am new to Bimmerfest forums so please no hate I would just like to know if there are any tuning options available for the E92 325i (Engine code: N52B25A) Since in Victoria (Australia) we are not allowed to drive the 335i on P plates (early level...
  17. E92 325i N52B25A Tuning options

    Australia
    Hi all, First of all I would like to say that I am new to Bimmerfest forums so please no hate :) I would just like to know if there are any tuning options available for the E92 325i (Engine code: N52B25A) Since in Victoria we are not allowed to drive the 335i on P plates, I would just like to...
  18. 07 x3 n52 - crank no start - 2A9A / 2A9B codes

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I have an 07 x3 with n52 3.0 with 160k miles. Condition is crank no start with 2A9A code. So far I have: Cleaned / swapped and then replaced the vanos solenoids. Cleaned / swapped and then replaced the cam position sensors. Changed oil + filter. New battery. Verified the following. Get rpm 224...
  19. BMW N53 Engine Block same as the N52 Engine Block?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, I bought a 2009 BMW 530i with the N53 engine, the car was running badly and my mechanic fully dissembled the engine to find that the engine block was cracked. Searching on websites I can't find an N53 engine block but I can find plenty of N52 engine blocks at decent prices, so my question...
  20. 06 525xi - Need your expert advice! Limp Mode/Dead Radiator Fan

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Good Afternoon All, So I had limp mode come on randomly one day while driving, it turned off after restart and then it came back intermittently over the next few weeks. Now it's on 100% of the time and it started to get harder to start the vehicle. The codes are 0700, 0335, and 1727. Did some...
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