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  1. Third Generation 1 Series (2019-tbd | F40)
    Hi, I own a F40 118i M sport and have owned it from new. I currently have 14,500 miles on the car and get the engine oil changed every 7,000-8,000 miles (not what the CBS recommends but I want to keep the car, hence the early maintenance). My second oil change is booked in a few days time with...
  2. 2nd Gen. 1&2 Series (2011-2021 | F20,F21,F22,F23)
    so a couple weeks ago I got an overheat warning and found out my expansion tank was basically empty. topped it up slightly above max and it stayed like that for a week and then I noticed it dropped to slightly below the max arrow (which is basically around half of the expansion tank). I went...
  3. Third Generation 1 Series (2019-tbd | F40)
    Hi everyone, I recently noticed that the B38 1.5 engine on my 118i has a strange noise when it's cold. It is an irregular ticking.. it almost seems the sound of a typewriter. The noise does seem to appear after the cold start phase has finished and goes away when the engine is hot. Car has...
  4. Third Generation 1 Series (2019-tbd | F40)
    Hi, I am having quiet noticable engine shake which can be felt in the cabin. It does not really matter if it's cold start or not. Air temp. is high. Had already visited dealer and had engine cushion replaced as it was deemed faulty, but not much of improvement. Was told it's quiet typical for...
  5. 1st Gen. 1 Series (2004-2013 | E81, E82, E87, E88)
    Hello, I’m looking at a 1 series 120i 2012 and know they have many issues.however does anyone know if fixing these cars have gotten any cheaper with them being older now or easier. many thanks
  6. 2nd Gen. 1&2 Series (2011-2021 | F20,F21,F22,F23)
    Hey guys, I was installing a Pipercross filter yesterday and was wondering where the fresh air intake is located. After following the intake, I found that it gets its air at the front left, next to the radiator. However, it seems like that my air intake is blocked off by a plastic cover, does...
  7. 1st Gen. 1 Series (2004-2013 | E81, E82, E87, E88)
    Hi chaps, I have a 116i but i assume that this would be similar to 118 and 120is. I posted a few months back about my car overheating. Yesterday I blew a coolant hose causing coolant to go everyhwere in a cloud of steam.I was EXTREMELY lucky as there was a garage 400m down the road and i took it...
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