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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, in my 320d 2010, I had a DPF filter error on dashboard for few months and recently I started losing power whenever I accelerated hard or hit 70mph on motorway and also on hard turning and bends. I did not waste time and got my DPF cleaned straight away but as it stands my car still has a...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi . My e53 3d has a big puff of black smoke on first start of the day then clears pretty quick. Its enough to warrant a check i think . Also ive noticed that when i put my foot down a similar big puff of smoke appears then clears . Has anyone else had the same issue ? The car seems to run fine...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Car type: 2009 318d BMW M sport Saloon (auto). Mileage: 90k I am hoping someone can help me identify this noise/fault that is coming from underneath my car. It has been plaguing me for over a year & has still not been located even after visiting two BMW specialists in the Midlands area. A...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 2015 520d and since yesterday the car is not accelerating properly. When pedal is pressed there is very little thrust and car accelerates very slowly, even with full thrust on accelerator pedal. The extent of the poor acceleration varies, it appears ok at times, if a little jerky, to...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I have a BMW 320i E90 2006 model with 65,000km mileage. The car is now smoking when i want to accelerate, i changed the oil separator but still the car is producing smoke when accelerating and the oil consumption has increased requiring me to top up almost every after 100km. Any advice on...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone I am new to the E39 diesel variant, and have got my first one, an automatic 530d. There is a specific issue with this car that I’m hoping someone can help steer me in the right direction At slow speeds - 10 to about 25mph - while in gear (normal Drive, not steptronic) the car will...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2006 BMW 320cd m sport. No whistling on acceleration but when I take my foot off the accelerator I hear a low pitched whistle.. wooo.. type sound. Happens in neautral too if I rev the engine and take my foot off the accelerator. Any idea?
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello everyone. When accelerating and engine rpm is about 2.2k, from engine bay comes up a strange noise, its like a rattle. Engine run's good, no black smoke. That sound is annoying and im worried about that. I think the timing chain or its tensioner failure. It could be? The rattle sound...
  9. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I own a 2.0 TDI 1 series coupe 2008 with 76000 miles. On the way home my car starting jerking and has lost power when accelerating. Was worried i wasn’t going to make it home. Also a yellow warning light is flashing (arrow in a circle with a triangle with an ! in the middle). Any thoughts what...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Strange issue which could be anything but will ask anyway just in case Recently I've noticed when I come off the motorway, stop, then accelerate away (medium throttle) there's a thud Feels like something at the front of the car and I've cleared the boot just in case something was rolling but...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Please note it's the DSC light not ABS! Hi all, I've been having a bit of a nightmare with my car for a few days now. The issue is that after about 45 mins of driving (at about 40-50 MPH) the DSC light starts to flicker on and off which causes the car to loose power, this happens alot when...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, New to this Forum, hope to get some help. I have a 316i which, if left unstarted overnight, will stall on stepping on the gas pedal when not warmed up. Car was behaving well until recently. Idle control valve seems to be working, as is evident from the stable RPM when selecting "D"...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, wonder if anyone can shed some light on this. I got a 525d , 3 litre diesel. Recently I got this whistling sound coming every time I put my foot on accelerator. I took it to a mechanic and he said it could be my turbo going? I wanted to know if anyone over here have had a similar experience...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Good evening. I’m hoping someone may be able to help me with a problem that I’m having with my E93 335i. Some details on the car: Based in New Jersey, USA 335i M-Sport Package Convertible Purchased from second owner with 40,000 miles in June, 2017 PPI performed by Northeast Motorsports in...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Have the opportunity to get a 540i 2001 with 144k miles for very cheap. The guy says it intermittently cuts out when up to temperature and he was told there was a little bit of blue smoke when accelerating. I've read a new maf is possibly the cause of it cutting out and the CCV is possible...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum, so thanks for having me and hopefully you can help me out. Since a week I own a E46 323i from 1999, full leather and all around an amazing car. However, I just noticed that when I accelerate hard in 1st and 2nd gear the car will vibrate a bit. The strange...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I'm having issues with my 330cd. When accelerating I'm.getting an intermittent rumbling noise (sounds like your going over a rumble strip) that sounds like it's coming from the nsr wheel. If you try and accelerate through it it sort of peaks before stopping, if you take your foot off the...
  18. Introductions
    Hello,I'm new here. I recently purchased a 2005 330cd 85k auto. While accelerating there is an intermittent rumbling/booming noise (sounds like your driving over a rumble strip) you don't have to be accelerating hard, as soon as you take your foot off the accelerator it stops. It sounds like it...
  19. Introductions
    Hello, I recently purchased a 2005 330cd 85k auto. While accelerating there is an intermittent rumbling/booming noise (sounds like your driving over a rumble strip) you don't have to be accelerating hard, as soon as you take your foot off the accelerator it stops. It sounds like it coming from...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2011 328i with 75k. Just the stock model, not the xDrive. Whenever I accelerate between around 35 - 60 you can feel a really rough vibration. When I'm just cruising I can't feel any vibrations. It doesn't feel like its coming from anywhere specific, it just feels like the whole car is...
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