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  1. E92
    Hello all, First off i hope i posted in the right place... new here so sorry if i didnt. I'd like some advice from fellow BMers on a possible conversion which im sure seems stupid and most likely unheard of. Manual 6 speed to automatic gearbox conversion. The car: 2011 E92 330d M Sport...
  2. Car Insurance
    Can anyone help please with this issue? Displays drivetrain fault on dash and Center screen, will not select any gears when it is running, if you hold the unlock button on the gear stick and go to select drive on start up it will go into drive, and slowly move forward, will not move at all in...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I guess this is yet another auto box question on here. Just wondering if anyone has experienced the same thing & maybe knows where to start looking. 9 / 10 journeys the car is spot on but occasionally when I finish a journey go from D to P or R I’ll get the dreaded “cog” light. When the...
  4. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, This is for a e63 from 2004. I find the wipers allow too much rain to collect before activating. I've attached a pic of the stalk, manual and what I believe to be the rain sensor. I'm not sure if the tab should be down as in the pic to give more wipes or up. If someone could advise...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I’m new to this forum so not sure what info u need. Anyway here goes. 2nd January intermittent starting problems. Engine turns over but does not start. Took it to a garage, they changed crankshaft sensor (after market part). Car ran for 4 months no problems. Recently however it cut out on me...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    The E31 does not have a service schedule for the automatic gearbox, so BMW say the oil is for life. However, I have thought about changing the oil at some point. So, I was at the BMW garage at the weekend for my engine oil service. While I was there I enquired if BMW would actually carry out a...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    This tool seems to provide a step forward in the performance of the ZF gearboxes as used by BMW. Several guys seem to be using it and are providing very positive feedback based on its ease of application, performance improvements and more enjoyable driving characteristics. I am looking at...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Last week I collected the car from the garage after a number of fixes I didn't have the time to do myslef (CCV, alternator + belt, water pump, thermostat + housing + hose to head). The car works fine, very smooth, but after a couple of days I've checked the oil and there's emulsion in the pan...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all Might be a stupid question, does automatic transmission rolls forward on hill while in reverse, I was trying to park in the reverse few days back while car was in reverse and it keeps rolling forward, I was expecting a same behaviour when car doesn't roll back going up the hill on drive...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, I'm new here so please forgive me if I'm in the wrong section. I'm going to look at a 2006 E91 320i touring automatic with 106,000 miles on it. IS IT A GOOD RELIABLE CAR ? AND IS THERE ANYTHING IN PARTICULAR THAT I SHOULD LOOK OUT FOR OR BE AWARE OF ? Thanks in advance. Regards...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a 2008 530d with 130000 miles, in 1st and 2nd gears the revs rise to 2000rpm and stay there til its gets to 3rd gear where its starts to drive and shift normally, when started cold in the morning it will do it in all gears but soon after a couple of minutes will go back to just the first...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there Just bought E46 3.0d 201bhp with broken automatic gearbox Is it possible to fit E39 3.0D automatic gearbox there? Is it going to work perfectly? Problem is just beacause cant find any 201bhp E46 gearbox here in Estonia
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, i want to say hello to you all - im new here :) Sorry for my language, but im from Poland, and maybe i can have some problems with "specific car words". Ok. My car is 545i 2003 E60. I have automatic transmission named GA6HP26Z - its from BMW ETK, known by VIN decoding. I bought this car...
  14. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I recently purchased a BMW 525i 2005 Auto and after a few trips to the pump I have noticed that I'm getting around 16MPG . Now I understand that obviously its a 2.5 and an auto so sure it will use abit of fuel but I just wanted to know that this wasnt a cause for concern as since I...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Randomly when I’m sat in traffic with foot on the brake and in drive, loses revs, judders and then stalls. Also have a whine noise random when starting the car. I believe this is the starter motor? Could that also cause the stalling sitting in traffic?
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Cog light turned on upon car showing signs of over heating and now gears don't engage except Reverse gear. But only when reved up. Please help on what could be the problem?
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a 2009 e92 330i automatic. Sometimes (not always) when static with the car in drive and foot on the brake, when I take my foot off the brake the car doesn’t creep forwards as it normally does, it jumps slightly into drive? Feels like somebody has very gently bumped you from behind...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My 530D Tourer was bought new in 2014, replacing former 330D tourer. I, and my family, are now being driven bonkers by the automatic boot/trunk cover intermittently staying up, staying part way up, or closing normally when the tailgate or window in the tailgate is closed. It starts to operate...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Also starts instantly when cold but often 4 to 5 secs when hot. Revs will drop to about 200 then jump to 1000, being an automatic, it would try to move forward. Most of the time it will idle smoothly at 700, occurs more regularly before reaching normal temperature.
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