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  1. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Recently on a ~5 hour road-trip in my 2015 X3 xDrive28i, the "engine oil low, add 1 quart" light turned on at two separate occasions. Once I reached my destination, I proceeded to add the recommended amount of oil (1 quart). After running the diagnostic in the iDrive, the oil was one tick above...
  2. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello guys, i have a e46 318i with a m43b19TU engine, and i have some rattle problems on start. Whenever i start the engine i Can hear the chain rattle, and I want to change the timing chain tensioner and the 2 guides, one witch is straight and the other witch is slightly bent. My question is...
  3. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    I will show you full instruction of how to change the timing chain and guides together with oil pump chain and sprockets. Full instruction of how to do timing on N45 engines. In my case I ve got the engine out, because I had to replace connecting rod bearings and piston rings.The timing chain...
  4. BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    Hello, im suspecting timing chain problem on my car. It has full service history and all services are done in time. Here is engine sound video link: It has 100 000 km and its 2013 production year. Please tell me if this sound is normal. Thanks in advance.
  5. 1 Series & 2 Series
    my daughter has just lost her job that come with a car . She always wanted a BMW so that is what she spent her redundency payment on . She put the BMW on the road 1st Dec , was running nice has low miles 56k . After ten days it was vibrating just a bit in 2nd gear , but getting worst by the mile...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Long story short I changed the timing chain on my N47 E92 LCI 2012 engine and ever since the car has been very sluggish only achieving 26mpg regardless of whatever driving I have been doing and is throwing up this specific code every so often related the the turbo! The code is - Code 4530...
  7. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Today I received a copy of the settlement details, with forms for opting in (everyone should be receiving them soon) . You need to READ THE OBJECTION OPTION If your car is out of the coverage period!! YOU DO NOT REMOVE YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT IF YOU OBJECT. Even if you're within the...
  8. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    2006 525i n52 manual 6 speed has 198,000k. Been a great car. Recently been having a rough idle, specifically, when I'm at 45 mph and the light changes, ill pull it out of gear and coast to the light. The rpm dives to about 400 and then vibrates and kicks up to 1100 and then dives down again...
  9. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hi All, dropped off my 2013 328i N26 early last week at the dealer for a minor idle/stutter issue after recently having the dread timing chain replacement service done. My advisor was out this week and really hasn't gotten any updates until today when another advisor called me to say "I just...
  10. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hello, I have encountered a strange problem with my 520d F10 n47 engine. The story starts here, One day morning when I tried to start the engine I heard a loud noise and the engine stopped. Then Due to pandemic lockdown my car sat like that for couple of months. then I called a mechanic and he...
  11. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Good Day Bimmerfest, I have a 2012 BMW F10 550i With 122,000 Miles with N63 that cranks but won't Start. I tried to start the car one morning and the car will crank but it won't start and the gear was stuck in Neutral. I plugged my Maxisys scanner and I got these codes. 420652 EGS...
  12. General BMW Questions
    Does anyone have any recent update on the class action lawsuit in progress? The last I have is from Nov 2018, part of which is posted at the bottom. I have a 2012 528i with a $12,500 estimate for engine replacement due to this, but my mileage is 74,000. The extended part warranty stops at 70k...
  13. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    I have a 2013 X3 x28i. So I was driving down the road today and suddenly got low oil pressure warning. I was able to drive back fine, and the car has been driving fine. The low pressure warning triggered me to think about the notorious timing chain issue. Here's a link to the video of my engine...
  14. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    I own a 2001 7 series BMW with 110,000 miles that looks like it may need a new timing chain. Without boring you with the details, I'm seriously thinking of having them pull the engine and partially rebuilding it. If I do this, what could anyone suggest that I should have done while the engine...
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    I used this once, all of the pieces are included and are in perfect working order. $210 shipped
  16. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi all, I am trying to work out what happened to the engine of my BMW 318d (E91, 2011), which is sadly no more. It had a full service history (although the BMW dealership tells me that the change of oil due on the second service took place a bit later than it should have) when I bought it just...
  17. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi guys. I'm planning to buy a 2010 320d, I heard that BMW solved the N47 timing chain problem in 2009. Does that mean a 320d built in 2010 will have no such a problem? and are there any suggestions or anything I should look for in particular? thanks:):):)
  18. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    I'm a newbie on here and with the marque, so any help would be much appreciated! I'm looking at buying a 54 plate 3.0 Z4 with 90K miles The seller is replacing the roof motor ( presume with a 2nd hand one).. But before I go to see it / buy it, could you tell me the common problems ( timing chain...
  19. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hello! I am planning on buying a used BMW (2013 F30, 318d), it has done 190 000 km (~119 000 miles for you in the US). After a quick google i found out that the engines in these cars suffer from an increased risk of timing chain wear (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_N47). The wikipedia page...
  20. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi, I'm looking to get a 1 Series petrol and have been looking at the 116i 2.0 2010, however after looking online it seems the engine which is an N43 has a common issue with the timing tensioner and timing chain. Are there any models that do not have the issue?
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