BMW N52 6 Cylinder Engine Oil Leak at Oil Filter Housing – 325i, 330i, 328i, 525i, 530i, X3, X5, Z4, etc.

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This answer is applicable for many BMWs in addition to the one listed below. Q I have a 2006 BMW 530i (N52).   Replacing  a valve cover gasket at the dealer […]

BMW Video M54 – Exhaust Camshaft Position Sensor Diagnosing and Replacing – How To Replace E46, E39, E60, E34, X5, X3, Z3

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Here’s a video from Bentley Publishing showing how to diagnose and replace the exhaust camshaft sensor on the BMW M54 6-cylinder engine.  This applies to many BMWs with the 6-cylinder motor including 3-series […]

Cleaning and Conditioning BMW and Mini Dashboards and Interior

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Q I just purchased the M3. The former owner used Armorall to “clean” the dash. Since that product is listed as a big “no-no” in BMWs, what can you suggest […]

BMW and MINI Caliper Covers Install Video DIY

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Give your stock calipers the look of a big brake kit. MGP caliper covers are made of 6061-T6 aerospace aluminum with a long-life, powder-coat hydro-film finish, so they’ll keep their […]

BMW M54 and M52TU – EML and Other Fault Codes After PCV, CVV, Oil Separator, Crankcase Ventilation Repair

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We have found that some enthusiasts are having trouble with EML (German acronym for the electronic throttle system;  Electronic Motor Load) and CHECK ENGINE fault codes, as well as poor […]

BMW External Air Temperature Sensor (OBC) -40, -22, etc. E39, E36, etc.

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This answer is applicable for many BMWs in addition to the one listed below. Q car year: 2002 car model: 525i After a snowstorm drive my sensor in the dash […]

BMW and MINI HID Xenon Replacement Headlight Bulbs

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This answer is applicable for many BMWs in addition to the one listed below. Q Hi Otto. I have a blown headlight bulb (driver side) and it looks like this: […]

BMW and MINI Fault Codes – Fuel Control and Sluggish Oxygen Sensor

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car year: 2004 car model: M3 I purchased a Code Reader from you to read the codes because I was getting a Service Engine Soon message. The codes, from Table […]

BMW and MINI Clutch Trouble in Cold Weather

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This answer is applicable for many BMWs in addition to the one listed below. Q car year: 1982 car model: 320i Hello Otto, I’ve got a 1982 320i with 240k […]