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  1. M54B22 - INPA - error 242: Burning fail cylinder 5

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Welcome everyone. First off, please, but I don't speak English well, so I called on the google translator. I have the E46 320i with the M54B22 engine mentioned in the title. The symptoms are as follows: One minute after the car starts cold, the fault is signaled. Stuttering, stuttering...
  2. Noise like blown exhaust and smell of burning rubber.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2007 E91 330i As the thread says, after standing for two weeks while on holiday, I started the car and it sounded for all the world as if there was a hole in the exhaust. After a short while there was a strong smell of burning rubber too. The noise faded after a bit, but the smell remains. I've...
  3. Nikasil engine burning oil e36

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    e36 blue smoke I have recently bought this e36 with a 328 swapped engine I've been having blue ish grey smoke from the exhaust when I build the rpms up or on hard acceleration the engine oil stinks of fuel an feels like very thin I doubt it has been changed in a while but the oil level doesn't...
  4. E92 320D - Burning smell & warm gear stick gaitor!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I'm relatively new at posting on these kind of things so please accept my apologies if i'm not doing things the right way or in the correct section! So onto my issues.. I've just purchased a stunning 320D 2008 which drives fantastic however.. I just pulled off the M1 this morning and...
  5. 2006 E91 318i - Idle Problems, Stalling, Loss of Power and Burning Oil

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, I have recently started to have problems with my car. It has been using more oil than it should for years, although it has never really been an issue until now. Garage (BMW Sytner) advice has always been to just keep topping it up as its running fine, I usually have to put more oil...
  6. F31 2014 320d Touring burning through fuel

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I’ve had my 64 plate 320d touring F31 for just over a year now (1 prev owner) and am experiencing heavy fuel consumption. When I have the fuel remaining display on it goes down significantly quicker than the miles I’m doing. The fuel guage also drops quickly. With one light person in the...
  7. 2004 e46 325ci - engine stopped burning oil or dipstick lie?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Some weird thing is happening with my car at the moment... Usually, my car burns ~half a litre of engine oil in ~1000 km - for already a few years now and more than 50,000 km driven. ~3000-3500 km ago, I checked my engine oil level and it was a little below normal level, so I put ~0.5L of oil...
  8. 2003 E46 330ci smell of burning oil in the car

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there folks Had this machine for 7 years, other than lower control arms and sticking brake calipers, it's been an easy ride. Lately I have started smelling burning oil coming through the vents. My first thoughts are crankcase breather hoses etc. Anyone else got any ideas? Car has always...
  9. 320D Burning smell

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, New to the forum, so be gentle with me! I have read through some of the other threads and think I may have the answer to my question, but I would appreciate any opinions you can give me and a bit of reassurance. I have a 320D on a 62 plate that I've had since Feb this year. Its a...
  10. 2005 116i sport burning oil.. possible pcv valve

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi.. newbie here. Recently brought a 05 116i sport.. its burning abit of oil. When idling at junctions. When pulling away i get a ploom of bluish smoke and slightly hesitant.. any ideas.. cheers rob
  11. E60 520D 2007 blowing smoke and burning oil

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everyone, My problems began driving down the highway when suddenly the car began to smoke excessively from the exhaust. At first I thought the smoke was quite white so I checked the coolant level suspecting a head gasket failure but it was all topped up. I had a hard time reproducing the...
  12. Burning smell E90 318i 2006

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I got a burning smell inside the car, I took the car to a garage and he found a oil leak which seems to be from the gasket so he replaced the valve cover gasket, but after a few days the smell appears again, few months later, I took it to the another garage for servicing and new MOT and to check...
  13. E90 330D Rocker Pressure & Burning Oil on idle with strong smell

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi There First time posting and new to the forum Any help would be great as i have come across a big problem on my new purchase Only owned the car a week and today its started smoking and burning oil on idle This clears when driven but if i stop at some traffic lights you can instantly...
  14. Burning oil

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Looks like it's my turn for The Curse of the Blue Smoke! If I let the car idle for any longer than a minute or two, as soon as I poke the accelerator we have embarrasing clouds of oil smoke out the back. This started happening suddenly about 2 weeks ago, after I took Timm out for a spin (I knew...
  15. Burning engine oil?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys, new to the forums but hoping someone can lend some perspective. I just bought a 2006 325i e90 with 120k on the clock and great service history from a bmw specialist. I bought it from a country town about 230km from Melbourne. So after picking it up from the dealer yesterday and driving...
  16. 2007 bmw e83. 2.0d burning rubber smell

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys, there's a burning smell coming from my engine bay, at first I thought it might be the clutch but when I looked under the hood one of the wheels at the front of the engine had a thick black substance coming from it, I'm not sure how it got there because these wheels are meant to be full...
  17. E60 M57n Injector Leak, burning off the diesel? white smoke

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    E60 M57n Hybrid Turbo - Smoking, Oil going into zorst! Grrrrrrrrrrr Long story short, I was flipping out me turbo and doing the work top down so had take injectors out..but when refitted, i fitted the clamps on wrong way - It never fired and understandably leaked fuel One of the injector Ts...
  18. Burning smell coming through vents in car

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear All, Hope everyone is ok!. I have recently noticed that when I sharp break to a stop I am getting a burning smell like brakes/oil coming through the vents when the blowers are on. Its only temporary and the smell goes after a while. I have had the following done recently on car: 1/ Oil...
  19. Burning oil smell inside car and various fault codes

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I've had my 325i se 2007 for 1 year it has 61000 miles and full service history. I recently took it for full service and when I picked car up and drive it home there was a misfire and engine management light came on. I took the car back straight away and the mechanic had left one of the...
  20. Burning smell from rear brakes - worrying?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 318d 2010 and recently I've noticed even after short drives a burning smell coming from the rear brakes. Both sides. First thought was a stuck caliper but on both sides? Unlikely. Brake fluid has been recently changed so there shouldn't be any issues. But it's definitely a burning...
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