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      07-11-2010, 07:04 AM   #1
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Am i missing something from my engine bay??

Hi Guys

i have had my car with BMW service three times now since i've had it (7 months 10,000km) because of a ticking noise in the morning....

they have changed

- lifters
- cylinder head

and they have had BMW Australia's service manager come and listen to it too?? but still not fixed.... still makes a noise.....

I just go it back the other day and noticed this ..... am i missing something ??

i drive a 125i coupe sport MT ..... My dad drives a 325i coupe sport auto and he has some small bottle attached ????

im a little worried right now
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      07-11-2010, 07:14 AM   #2
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Relax it's all good I think... Just google image 125i engine and you will find the same
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      07-11-2010, 07:19 AM   #3
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oh yeah ..... but what about this..... this is Jkosh's he has a 125i and he has some sort of small bottle ???
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      07-11-2010, 07:35 AM   #4
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and this??
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      07-11-2010, 07:41 AM   #5
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I think you are missing this plactic box...

http://de.academic.ru/pictures/dewik..._Engine_01.JPG
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      07-11-2010, 07:46 AM   #6
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It looks a LOT like a fuel pump (obviously not a fuel pump but really does look like one). It is in the exact same position than in a WRX too, as i remember having to unplug my fuel lines when doing some mods a few years ago and having to plug the pump as well.

Very interesting, i'd call them and ask, or send an email with pics.
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      07-11-2010, 07:52 AM   #7
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Hmm well weird how there is pics with it and without it... Hope they didn't forget anything...
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my car has nothing there too:

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      07-11-2010, 07:59 AM   #9
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i'm confused ..... this one is missing it too ??? (image from google ''bmw 125i engine')
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      07-11-2010, 08:01 AM   #10
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my car has nothing there too:

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what MY?? do you have CHYLLD .... mine is a MY10 maybe that has something to do with it?
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      07-11-2010, 08:11 AM   #11
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what MY?? do you have CHYLLD .... mine is a MY10 maybe that has something to do with it?
hmm i think it's a jul09 or aug09 build so assume MY09.

my car works perfectly fine so you probably don't have anything to worry about
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      07-11-2010, 08:21 AM   #12
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yeah mine running fine too.... except for the noise ....
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ncutinelli - that thing you circle in your picture is in fact the PS fluid resivior.

In the link I postes it shows some sort of retriangluar plastic cover. I have never seen that before.

Why not just use a flash light and poke around under your hood some? Can you see that PS resivior hanging and flopping around? :")


Btw... on my 135i the PS res is located behind the drivers headlight area. This would be covered up by your intake/filter.
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      07-11-2010, 04:42 PM   #14
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ncutinelli - that thing you circle in your picture is in fact the PS fluid resivior.
Perhaps they forgot to fit this on cars with electric power steering.

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Weird indeed, mine has that bottle:

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Looks like the power steering fluid container... Maybe it is in a different position with different year models? As someone mentioned in the 135i it is located behind the passenger side headlight.
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All of the 135i drivers are thinking it, so I may as well say it. Your car is missing this:



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Beat me to it, RX
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BUT BUT... do you have these????

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Send a message via MSN to Orlin
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I like Orlin's headlights better...
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