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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Guys, As the title explains I am having issues with a noise/rattle coming from my gearbox. This rattle is present from 1st to 3rd (I reckon) and after that it cant be heard! Gearbox oil and filter were changed 10,000 miles ago using a Mann Filter part no H 50 001 and ATF oil spec Shell...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, first time posting so please go easy on me! Please hear me out, i am hoping an expert can provide some advice! I have come from french cars to German cars so my mechanical knowledge with these cars is very limited! Right where do I start because i am going mad. firstly, my luck with cars...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Hoping to tap into the wealth of knowledge from this excellent forum, my sister has a 318D automatic 09 plate. Recently the car has started to occasionally judder or as she puts it bunny hop, it also revs high every now and then. When this happens the gearbox warning light illuminates...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    :hihi 04 plate 330d with a gm box, I just got it with this problem so no history on the car. 99% of the time the car does not move, yesterday we pushed it for about 10 seconds and the thing started driving, until I stopped for a second and it was back to being broken. I hooked it up to the...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys im new to this.. im having a problem with my e60 530d m sport.. its slipping while taking off from a being stopped. I tried it in manual mode and its only the m2 2nd gear it does it and after no problem. Just seems to be when taking off from traffic lights or something. If anyone has...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Dear BMW'ers I have read much of the posts regarding recommended gearbox oil changes on the supposedly BMW stated "sealed for life" ZF auto gearbox on the E60/61 530s and 535s. With this in mind I am looking into getting this change (along with the filter and mechatronic valve/seal) done on my...
  7. Introductions
    Hello all, Have lurked around here for a while, just got back into BMW ownership yesterday. Bought myself a clean looking e60 530d SE auto, loving it, apart from the thump when slowing down from the auto box..... maybe some work coming there! Have a history of BMW's, to mention a few: 1990 e34...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, New member here and semi new to BMW and in particular my BMW e60 530d - 2004 model, 130,000 miles. My car seemed to drive fine on the test drive, then within the week it developed a 'surge' at around 50-60mph, which after investigation appeared to be the gearbox trying to get to gear 5...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, have a problem with auto transmission in my 2006 E60 523i. When driving from standstill, the car lunges forward slightly (a little kangaroo style) - something like a pronounced jerk forward. This only happens when driving off from stationary. When releasing the foot brake and waiting...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    e36 323i auto gearbox problem, Limp mode? Hi everyone! Recently put original manifold back on to my 323i from the m50 as I'm selling the car and sold the manifold and other bits with it separately. It's been sat in my drive for the last 3 weeks or so. I went to drive it today to give it a...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My 2004 diesel coupe is on 100k and the auto box has become a bit intermittent...it drives fine but seems to fall out of gear at times, both up and down! A tap on the throttle and it changes up or down correcting its self but will slip again at times. Does anyone else have this? I love this car...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi folks, been looking through the threads about noises from the rear and all I can find is rumble noise threads about torque converters. The noise I have is more of a rough roar and occurs when I put my foot down, then I take my foot off, a half second gap, then a purring sound. Both these...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I have a transmission fault which could be terminal. The wife is threatening to go and buy a Qasqai so this is deadly serious. Been having problems for the past 9 months with a transmission fault on my car which advised me to drive with caution at reduced speeds. Initially the error message...
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I am just about to put my 7 series in for its MOT however I have noticed a noise from the transmission. I am not sure how long it has been happening. The detail are as follows. The noise is most pronounced when the vehicle is cold. If I was to guess it sounds like a bearing rattle. It...
  15. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I seem to have a fault with my auto gearbox. It's smooth through the gears up and down but some times as i come to a stop it thumps from 2nd into 1st. Also it can do it if I'm stuck in a taffic jam or slow moving traffic. It seems to start and then do it all the time. then the next day not at...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Ive just bought my first bimmer - an x reg 2001 130,000 mile FSH 530i - problem is I think it's a lemon!!!! I'm going to get it scanned and check all the usual faults, but it's got no go. When you floor it, very little happens. The pick up is very very slow. It gets worse - Reverse...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I am wondering if anyone can help me in identifying the type of gearbox transmition fluid that I require for my 2002 automatic BM compact. The colour of the old fluid appears to be a red type colour. I have spoken to the main dealer an they state its £25 per litre and that its main...
  18. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi guys and gals, hope you have all had a good Christmas and New Year. I parked up my 535 as normal with everything working as it should. Cam out a shop an hour later, started the engine and went to put it in reverse. The lever feels as if it has no resistence and it is not getting any gears at...
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