Power Developments Ultimate BMW Service Guide

A Brief History of BMW BMW have been manufacturing luxury cars since the 1930s, and they join the other German car brands such as Mercedes and Audi in being a brand of status and producing impeccably made cars. BMW was founded in 1916 and stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke or in English – Bavarian Motor […]

What’s Involved in An Audi Car Service?

An Audi service with Power Developments will help provide you with peace of mind that your car will be in the most capable hands. Our trained technicians carry out services for all models of Audi’s, using the latest diagnostic equipment and genuine parts. You should never underestimate the importance of having your car regularly serviced. […]

N53 engine high pressure fuel pump – hpfp

Here’s a few photos of a high pressure fuel pump replacement on the N53 engine.  This is a common issue, affecting starting and can cause reduced power mode whilst driving whilst logging fault codes for fuel pressure problems.  The inlet manifold has to be removed to access the pump.            

M52 m54 VANOS rebuild

Heres a few photos from a VANOS rebuild on Nicks 323i E46.  We also changed the chain tensioner spring whilst we were at it, and an oil and filter change with Mobil 1 0W40 to help with the common sticky hydraulic lifter issue that affects this engine.                           

118i 29F3 error code

Ok so this error code is becoming a more common issue with the 118i so we thought we’d share some information to try and help people with a fix. The error code is identifying an issue with the low pressure fuel sensor. The description would normally be ‘Fuel Low pressure electric’ but different scan tools […]

Bmw 318Ci N42 n46 timing chain replacement

Hi everyone. The N42 and N46 engine fitted to many different BMW models can be particularly prone to timing chain problems. The usual culprit is broken guides, caused by the original timing chain tensioner being too short thus allowing the chain to be slack, and rubbing or clattering against the guides. The revised tensioner is […]

E46 M3 rear differential seal

Today we have Damian’s BMW M3 in for a differential leak from the input shaft seal.. This is a common problem, however it’s fortunately quite low cost to have replaced. This guide is a brief DIY, assuming you have some skills at car repair then this job is quite easy to do. First place your […]

E90 bmw 325i N52 starter motor diy

Here’s a brief diy guide with some photos for those that want to replace their starter motor. First thing to do is remove the negative terminal from your battery in the boot. To do this job you’ll need to remove the inlet manifold. This is a little fiddly if you haven’t done one. Remove air […]