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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys thanks for taking time in viewing this post, im currently a happy owner of 2006 330d m sport in automatic i have a slight issue with the car, i have noticed the 3 times that it has happened the fuel has been quite low twice on reserve and once almost on reserve, the engine just cuts...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys i have a very strange issue with my 335d e90 My car cuts out during driving previously i have changed the valve cover gasket, carbon cleaning done also and i have an egr delete and also no dpf car is currently running 340bhp Today whilst driving the car cut out randomly. This...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello I recently got my 1St BMW and it randomly cuts out when driving and will not start for a good few hours so I leave it till the next day it's back to normal and for a few days it's fine then it happens again so I called recovery (now getting annoyed with leaving it in random places) and...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, So the touring is back on the road now and I've taken it out for a few good runs in city, B-road and motorway driving. The engine seems to start and run fine until it is upto full operating temperature, when it starts to cut out intermittently. Sometimes it just seems a bit hesitant...
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    For some time now, every now and again the dashboard would flicker and warning lights would appear, but would soon cancel out. These used to be one-off events that might happen once every few weeks or so. I could still see the displays but there were no lights behind. The engine would still run...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have owned this car for about a year and a half and done roughly 7000 miles and literally not had a problem, it has been a joy to own. Recently (last month or so) when i drive it it will jerk slightly and hesitate when taking it easy, if i floor it, it still go's like it should. Today i had...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, first of all this is new for me the bm and the forum, so let's hope this works! I recently bought a 318i se touring, this has the 1995cc engine (rookie mistake number 1, thought I got a 1.8ltr engine) On test she drove lovely the temp was on the 1/4 mark throughout, is this normal? Drove...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all, I want your advise/opinion on some issues I have with my 2001 e46 325ci auto sport coup. I had the alternator changed last saturday and the engineer didnt bold all the way the live red power cable on the back of the alternator. I drove the car but after about 30 min i lost the...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I hope somebody can help me out. I purchased a 318i tourer automatic with 93k full service history about six months ago,from a dealer. All seamed fine at test drive and until a few days after purchase. There was an oil leak and a loud rattle on starting up after the car had been stood for over...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys just bought a 1995 e36 318is it has lumpy idle and then cuts of when you move of it is very jerky under 2000rpm i changed the cramk case sensor cause when you removed the oil cap it sucked back towards rocker cover will that fixed that fault but the lumpy idle still the same and jerky...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi,can anyone throw some light on a problem i have with my 325 ci ,its usually ticking over at roughly 600 revs and has run like a dream for five and a half years .In the last two weeks its gone up to 750 and is just dying on me when i go to set off .Its really weird because it can be on 750 one...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hello bimmer members.. im all new to this forum but been told by many bmw owners that you guy are the best to speak to :) i have owned a bmw 325tds on 97 plate for last year.. When i got the car it had a very bad leak from the fuel pump in the engine bay, it was losen almost 1/3 of fuel when car...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, my wifes 320i has suddenly started with a problem of cutting out. The car will go along and then all of a sudden like the battery has been ripped out the car just dies on the spot, all dials just drop to nothing ( not a gradule thing ) and won't bump if going along still. If you turn the key...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have recently bought a 328ci. It runs sweet as anything, pulls strong, no issues when driving at all, well apart from 1. It has cut out twice whilst driving. Both times were at low speed, once in a carpark, and again as I turned a slow corner. I'd downshifted, and was doing no more than...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have just got the wife a M reg 320i. It ran sweet as a nut on the long drive home but since parking it up for a week has now started with a problem of cutting out. First time it did it was just pulling off and everything on the dash died but no battery light or anything. Turned over but...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, back again for more advice :-( Was doing well with the 3 for over a year without any real issues, so should have expected this! Anyways, wife was driving home from her parents when car started "misfiring" when accelerating, and cutting out when taken out of gear. When restarted, it...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Good evening to All the above car, lately, has an occasional problem where it cuts out...completely randomly. i will be drive along fine, no issues at all, then suddenly, when idling or slowing down it will just die on me. always starts back up 1st time and always drives perfectly otherwise in...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I've got a problem with my 52 plate 318Ci. The battery light comes on now and then while driving just for a brief second and cuts the power to the car, the car then restarts - not good when going around a round about, no power steering etc... I've had a new battery put in just in case but...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My car has been cutting out at low speed and while stopped and also sometimes when accelerating the car would lose power for a few seconds and then would kick back in and go fine. The car has just gone through a full service and the mechanic thought the car was in great nick but he told me...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys,just as the title says. The car is standard and cutting out under hard acceleration ie. when hitting 4000rpm .First DDE light comes on then ignition lights,loss of power steering etc..I have a feeling that it is a fueling problem,car starts no problem once I manage to get it to the side...
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