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by Paul W
Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Failed turbo - 120d M Sport (177)
Replies: 78
Views: 15928

Hi Ben

Took 7 working days fro BMW warrington to rectify the car - part was orderd from Germany

Got a 525i MSPORT which was nice while it was in for repair
by Paul W
Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: 120d hesitation at 2000 rpm - just me?
Replies: 73
Views: 18169

After plenty of "hesitations", reprogramming the computer it looked like we had the problem under control.... Until this weekend when I think I had about 10bhp left. Up to 2000rpm it was slow, after that the engine did not perform at all. Brought it to the garage and they found 6 (!!!) errors in th...
by Paul W
Fri Dec 14, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: 120d hesitation at 2000 rpm - just me?
Replies: 73
Views: 18169

must admit i was very aware of the hesitation problem and just thought it was a bit of lag as the TT used to have loads of lag with the K04 turbo However its definitely blown with a 3k repair bill for BMW. The thing is the turbo waste gate is not operated by vacuum as on conventional turbos. Its con...
by Paul W
Thu Dec 13, 2007 9:07 am
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: 120d hesitation at 2000 rpm - just me?
Replies: 73
Views: 18169

Same thing happened to me although BMW have confirmed the turbo has failed
by Paul W
Mon Dec 10, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Failed turbo - 120d M Sport (177)
Replies: 78
Views: 15928

BMW confirmed TURBO has failed - not in stock in UK or Germany as they are changing supplier

could be up to 3 weeks
by Paul W
Sun Dec 09, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: 120d hesitation at 2000 rpm - just me?
Replies: 73
Views: 18169

Re: Drop of Power Symptom

Hi, Just read about drop of power symptom. Exactly the same has happened to me. I have had an occasional odd 'fluff' when moving up the gears when I asked for accelleration, then yesterday a complete loss of power over 2k revs in all gears. I am taking in to the dealers on Monday and will refer to ...
by Paul W
Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Some more pics
Replies: 1
Views: 2861

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by Paul W
Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: BMW OEM Options & Accessories
Topic: In your opinion... What extras are absolutely "must hav
Replies: 63
Views: 11439

hard to say as it depends on your original model

for me MPSORT is a must

Then the 208 wheels, xexons and leather
by Paul W
Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:34 am
Forum: Members Cars
Topic: Some more pics
Replies: 1
Views: 2861

Some more pics

Clean at the weekend - thought it was worth a post 5 weeks and 3000 miles the engine is really loosening up now with 51 mpg on each tank http://www.vagweb.co.uk/forums/showrooms/Paul%20W/118/(e)SP_A0070.jpg http://www.vagweb.co.uk/forums/showrooms/Paul%20W/118/SP_A0069.jpg http://www.vagweb.co.uk/fo...

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