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 […]
Since its beginnings in the 1920s, Mercedes has been revered as one of the most desired luxury vehicles on the market with a reputation for quality and durability – this German car brand has sold 2.31 million cars and is the largest seller of premium vehicles in the world. But with the best will in […]
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. […]
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.
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.
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 […]
A few photos from Jacks M3 Vanos solenoid 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]