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  1. G20 (2019 - Current)
    My 2020 M340i is currently in the shop after displaying only the text message display for low oil pressure. Never displayed a check engine light, yellow oil can light, or red oil can light. After 2+ weeks of diagnosing, per BMW (car is under warranty) the dealership has finally ordered a new oil...
  2. General BMW Questions
    Hello , sorry if this is the wrong forum . New user. I’ve had my 3 series a few years and when I went to top off some coolant/check levels my o ring from the raditor cap slid off and fell into the reservoir I went to grab it and it sank !! I tried to find it but no luck . Cap looks like its in...
  3. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hey all, I drive a 2015 328i xDrive. Today I was replacing the mirror covers - drivers side was fine. Popped out the mirror, replaced the cover, popped back in without issue. Wasn’t so lucky with the passenger side. I went to pop it out and the mirror cracked. No other part of the actual housing...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I knew I needed to replace my disa valves due to a rough idle and a couple of different codes when the pars arrived I pulled out the old large disa valve to find the flap was gone the pin that is known for destroying engines was still there I am confused on how this happened and where the flap...
  5. F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current)
    To make a long story short, I found a great CPO 2020 230i w/ Performance Package, Premium Essentials, and a manual transmission I wanted in the province over. I searched for around 2 weeks and found nothing local, and all prospects would have to be shipped to me. All in, the 230i is costing...
  6. General BMW Questions
    Hey everyone, I'm interested in getting 26 years worth of door dings and minor dents removed from my 95 M3 + a relatively bad gash near the tail light as shown below which would require a respray. None of the other dents are bad enough for a respray/paint to be necessary (sorry for low res...
  7. BMW CCA LA Chapter Forum
    Hi All - Dealer found I have an "Oil Filter Gasket" leak and a "Valve Cover Gasket" leak on my 2012 X5. They want $2061.33 to repair (!!!) That seems high. Anyone know of a reputable NON-dealer shop in the Laguna Nigel-Irvine areas who could fix this for less? I have 61K miles and was told this...
  8. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello. Please can you help me? I want to change interior in BMW E91 left hand drive. I can buy new interior, but from right hand drive version. Will it fit? Or there are different mounts or something. Thank you for your help.
  9. 3 Series & 4 Series
    I have a 2013 335i MSport with 75K miles, owned for 1 year never had any issues until I was driving late last night on an empty road, pushed the gas to 90mph, received the "Drivetrain malfunction" and the car (engine) started shaking. I was still far from home so I had to drive carefully for...
  10. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Can I start a manual transmission 2013 328i with a DME kit pulled from an automatic transmission car? I got the kit from an automatic car but the car still won’t start I was wondering if there could be a different problem. If not do you know where I could order a manual kit? Thank you :)
  11. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hi, I am having trouble finding any guidance on replacing the front door outer handle bowden cable on the F36 gran coupe 2015. I haven't found anything on youtube or on any forums as of yet. When I opened up the trim and the vapor barrier this weekend, the space is way too tight to work in...
  12. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Ive got a 2015 435i. I had the oil replaced on the 26th of August and saw a leak in the first week of September. On the 10th I got it diagnosed and the headgasket and seals need to be replaced. The system now says oil level is at minimum and the drive to the shop is 22 kms. Should I drive it...
  13. X1 E84 (2011 - 2015)
    So i am considering on buying a 2014/2015 X1 xDive 28i and most of the models in my price range have between 80-110k miles on them. I was hoping a few people on here may have some experience with putting 170k + on them and what I should expect in terms of repair costs. Coming from a mazda i am...
  14. Mobile Electronics and Lighting
    My left rear brake light stop working. I went to a repair shop and they told me it was a short circuit fuse . They were trying to charge me 500$ to fix . I was able to find all the parts online, now I am only having trouble installing the parts. The procedure requires me to cut wires in the...
  15. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello BMW Fam, I am working on my 550i and doing a total upgrade of almost everything I can into this vehicle. I already put a lot of money into it, and back in February (in Michigan) I had found myself sliding and going into a guardrail. Instead of totaling it, or spending a quoted $6k in...
  16. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi I have a BMW E46 2005 The air conditioner in my car was not very cold in the summer The mechanic said there was a problem with the heater valve And when he bypass the heater valve completely The problem was solved and the air conditioner cooled Now I don't want to buy a new heater valve and...
  17. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hey all, So I was changing my cabin air filter and found what looks like some sort of destroyed filter or grill. Not sure exactly where it came from, but it fell out with the filter once I took it out. The filter was fine with no damage, so not really sure where all the stuff came from. Not...
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