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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Wondering if anyone has any experience with these silly dash lights (bane of my life at the moment). Basically had the dreaded triad of lights (brake, abs and 4x4) so after searching online saw that the nylon gear can cause this issue. Bought one off eBay, booked in with my trusted mechanic and...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hello all I have the ABS 4x4 and hand brake dash lights coming on , I looking at using a mobile diagnostic firm to come out to me to try and pin the problem down, as I have new tyres, pads and disc , sensors checked , hand brake good, brake fluid good , and still the lights come on, mainly...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Fixed !! Thanks G.
  4. BFuk Open Topic
    Whats the best one to buy? I like x3s and love x5's (second gen) But is there better options out there?
  5. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Folks Apologies if this is well covered here but driving on Thursday the above errors started to flash on my dash car is as follows 2004 x3 2.0 d 117k The messages went off and have driven 200 miles since. I got my local indie to read the codes and got the following C1DEC CONTROL UNIT...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, recently the car started developing these issues, various errors after driving for a bit. It first happened more than a month ago, similar errors, power steering gone, turn signals would not turn off by turning the steering wheel. After restarting the car and driving for a bit the...
  7. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My wife phoned me in the week explaining that some light came on the dash and when she turned it off they didnt come back on. today i drove it and the 4x4, abs and tyre pressure light came on and when driving slow and turning a bad vibration/gudder from the rear diff?? i have a bmw small hand...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    A couple of weeks ago I jump started my wifes car with my X5. Since then after a couple of minutes of driving the 4x4/DSC warning comes on stating it is inactive and the ABS and Brake lights also come on the dash. Any ideas as to the problem with this? All help much appreciated!
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys I bought a X5 E70 a couple of weeks ago as soon as I got it I had to have a new battery everything was fine for the first 4 days then 4x4 ABS DSC EBS FAILURE came on so I stopped turned off restarted and it was gone this has now happened a few times the last week now today it has come on...
  10. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My Dads x5 lost all drive he took it to a BMW specialists we use and he found a fault with a tooth in the rear diff somewhere (im not sure of the exact details)! Fixed it and all was good, now the abs lights, traction control light and a 'mechanical fault with trans' message on the dash ans is...
  11. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I've seen some pics of the new crossover from BMW - the X4, but no info about the release date and when the actual model is going to hit the showrooms. Some additional info about the new BMW X4 will be appreciated. Thanks :)
  12. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, I've just learned that an other weakness of the E83 is the transfer box? It's the "box" right after the gearbox, what connects the front and rear differential to the gearbox. When it fails, (and you need to replace it), VERY EXPENSIVE! But what can be done to prevent is from...
  13. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    help needed my 06 plate x5 keeps showing dsc/ 4x4 inactive when i first pull off after starting car any ideas it seems as thought the car is running in 2wd only thanks in advance oly