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  1. Cannot get INPA to connect to 09 E61

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    I have just changed E61's, my old one was a 2005 2.0d. I could get INPA to connect to that. However my new E61 is a 09 525 with the 3.0D engine and no matter what I do I can't get the laptop to connect. is there a different lead for the later LCI E61's? Thanks in advance
  2. 09 525d E61 What’s this???

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Rooting round in the new tourer today and I found this...... Was slotted in behind the fuse box on the O/S rear wing, it’s not stuck down and it’s been causing a knocking noise. It has an O2 SIM card in it as well. Afaik the car has no connected services so I’m a little mystified Sent...
  3. 325d e91 -09, strange glow plug errors (control )

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey, So im starting to become an expert in removing the intake manifold.... 2 month ago Carly said 6 plugs were broken (4212,4222,4232,4242,4252 and 4262) Looked around on this forum and found the answer quite quickly, ordered new plugs + module and changed. ONE start later and carly said 3...
  4. 09 E92 335d cutting out

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    My 335d is cutting out as soon as acceleration is applied. I’m getting fault codes 4450 injector cylinder 5 activation and 4440 injector cyclinder 4 activation. After testing with the multi meter it confirmed injectors 4 and 5 were receiving low voltage compared to the other injectors. To try...
  5. 09 328i CEL Problems

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I just bought a 2009 328i and it has CEL codes P1030 and P052b along with missfire codes p0305 and p0306 . Would the be the vanos solenoid causing this? Im new to these cars and hoping someone could help me figure out what the issue is.
  6. Bmw 1 series 09 sport 118d sensor issue?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    For the past 2 weeks the triangle warning symbol with the arrow man circling around it has been flashing quite frequently which Jas been affecting the power I thought I had it cleared the other day with a colder clearer obviously didn’t work and the problem persisted, not long after the engine...
  7. 09 x5 e70 535 xdrive rear suspension slightly lower on one side ??

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello again guys Not had a BMW for a couple of years. Decided to buy a nice 09 plate X5 XDRive 35d a few weeks ago Everything seemed ok with it, drove it home, woke up next morning and low and behold, the the off side rear is sagging right down on its arse Quick on line research provided...
  8. 09 BMW e90 320d N47 engine noise. Is this normal or timing chain issue?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum. This morning I noticed some strange swishing noise from under the bonnet. If I rev the engine it goes louder.(see my recording below) Is it the famous timing chain issue or just something else? I don't want to go to some garage and have some random part replaced...
  9. Auto level failure when towing 525i touring 09

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi! Can anyone tell me why my auto level warning comes on when i have weight on the back end of the car? It is fine if there is no weight at back end. Seems to build up pressure no problems but then lets it all out soon as its full! Wondering if there's a faulty valve that keeps the air in? Any...
  10. 09 530d fuel leak

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Just took a short drive to pick up food and noticed a scent of diesel on my drive. Got to my driveway and noticed the car was leaking fuel. It is dripping near the driver side front wheel. Any ideas what this could be? Where is the fuel filter located? Thanks in advance for any info. Erik
  11. 09 330dleaking diesel

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    09 330d leaking diesel Just picked up my 09 330d,went to petrol station to fill up, drove home and could smell diesel looked under the car and diesel was dripping from in front of the off side rear wheel. Is any body able to shed some light on the problem please. Thanks in advance.
  12. X3 (09 plate) Rear Footwell Water Ingress

    General BMW Discussions
    I've had a good search of the forum and managed to find some very useful pointers but I've been unable to accurately diagnose my problem. The rear passenger foot-well is close to floating away! What I find strange is that there doesn't appear to be any wetness leading to this puddle. Under the...
  13. 09 LCI 318d Auto crappy MPG

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I'm just concerned as my mpg as what the computer tells me is really low, the most it's ever hit is 34mpg and right now on my tank of vpower its averaging 30mpg as to what the computer is saying? I've done mixed motorway and stayed local aswell. The car is error free when it was plugged in but...
  14. 320i SE (09) Passenger seat & curtain airbag deployed

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Great forum :thumbsup and my very first post Passenger seat & curtain airbags got deployed going over an object on the road. Need advise on best route (cost and safety wise) to take to get my car bag on the road. Should I : a) buy 2nd hand airbags from breakers and have them fitted or b)...
  15. '09 plate 320M sport USB trouble

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    evening guys. ive loaded music (MP3) onto a flash drive, 4GB. ive plugged it into the usb in the center console and the track titles appear on the head unit BMW Professional, but no audible at all. the flash drives formatted to Fat32. ive read that the flash drive needs formatting to NTFS, but...
  16. 09 x6 3.0d engine cut out after heavy acceleration

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, 2009 x6 3.0d, whilst driving engine cuts out after hard acceleration. Starts fine straight away after,no engine man lights and runs great again until heavy acceleration. Tried new fuel filter to no avail. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys. I was driving my car and suddenly i felt lack of power in my car. Then i put the music down as i heard something funny, then i realized it was the noise from the engine. it sounded like police siren noise. i left the car for and hour and then drove, the started ok with no lights...
  18. 09 E60 520D - Vibration at idle

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys, I'm new to the site. Have a bad vibration in seats at idle. Have had it checked by mechanics and exhaust centers but no one has been able to find the fault. Has anyone got any ideas?
  19. 09 E60 520D - Vibration at idle

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, am experiencing bad vibration in seats when car is at idle. Has been checked by mechanics and exhaust centers but no one has been able to discover the problem. Has anyone got any ideas? Thanks
  20. URGENT HELP NEEDED - BMW 330d M-Sport Convertible 09'

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, I need some urgent help. I have discovered a loud ratting noise on the rear passenger side of my 09 330d M-Sport Convertible. The noise occurs when driving over uneven/bumpy road surfaces and only happens when the roof is up. My instinct was to take it in to my local BMW (seemed...