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  1. E87 Rear Axel Dangerous

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    So my 2005 120d has just been to my local Indi to investigate a heavy rear end and clunk on gear change. What came back is gutting. A completely corroded rear Axel Is it worth fixing or should I cut my losses? it has 115 on the clock. I have just replaced a spring and front callipers disk...
  2. Warning! E90 dangerous diff problem!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone,since i did not found much to none info about this problem i believe i have some sorta rare problem,but very very dangerous so just to warn you others out. e90 330D automatic 2006 231bhp My diff (rwd only ,not x model) locked up while driving!!!! yes correct - both rear wheels...
  3. Dangerous fault!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a 2002 330ci with the SSG gearbox. I've owned the car for nearly 14 years and it's been great. I've got a problem with the engine cutting out whilst driving. Once I've coasted to a halt, it starts instantly and drives as normal. I can then drive it for many miles with no problems, then...
  4. BMW Z4 Dangerous to drive for sale

    General BMW Discussions
    BMW Z4 2.0 28i M Sport sDrive 2dr Registration number: BD15OVN Vin number: WBALL52050P795114 I wanted to buy this car and inspected it at independent garage at Basingstoke. I would like to warn you off few things that has been revealed. N/S/F WHEEL SET FURTHER BACK THAN O/S TYRE HAS DEEP CUT...
  5. Dangerous fault: rapid braking when raining?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, have a very scary and serious fault with my 2014 116. As soon as it starts raining if I'm doing over approx 40 mph, the car brakes intermittently and very harshly so I rapidly lose speed. If there was a car behind me, there is no doubt they'd go into the back of me. When it happens, I am...
  6. 2000 e46 330i touring dangerous brake failure fault.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Under normal driving the brakes work perfectly fine, it also just went through the MOT without any problems. The problem comes if you brake hard enough for the Abs to cut in (which isn't very hard on a slippery surface), the rear n/s wheel locks up and doesn't turn again until the car has...
  7. HELP - First time BMW owner Dangerous issue loosing power

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    HELP! - Not 100% sure if I am using this site correctly but here goes. I have a 2001 318ti Coupe, done 130000 kms. This issue happens every couple of weeks and once it starts it carrys on for a few days then will subside. While driving (usually on the motorway) the car will beep and the...
  8. Dangerous Tyre Wear - Help !!

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi folks I've had a real scare recently and wondered if you've seen this before. Basically one of my rears went flat, bugger I've got a puncture I thought. I took the wheel off and was horrified to see the excess wear on the inner edge, so much so the tyre had split !! The rest of the tread is...
  9. simple but potentially dangerous problem on 320d e46 (now fixed)

    BFuk Open Topic
    bought my 320d e46 few months ago there was a faint grind from the rear,so i bought new discs, pads and h/b shoes from ebay. when they arrived i removed the wheel and disc etc to find h/b shoes were the wrong ones. bit disappointed and peaved to have wasted my time i put it back together (with...
  10. just found this under my scuttle cover! is it dangerous?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    well i went to clean out my DME drainage pipes out as i am getting a bit of water on the passenger side foot well, any way when i lifted the scuttle cover i found this! :eek should i be worried and is the corrosion dangerous? also how would i go about fixing it?
  11. 1993 E34 540i Auto - dangerous in wet weather

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi there. Im new to the forum but figured if I was gonna get the answers I need then this is the place! I had a whiz through other posts before posting, but if im repeating someone elses complaint then I apologise (please give me the link!) I have an E34 540i, which aside from this issue, is a...
  12. E46 330D rear end steering itself

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I will try to give as much info as possible here as I know a lot of details may help to diagnose what has gone on. -My car is an X reg BMW E46 330D with 80000 miles on (FSH) -It is the first RWD car I have owned, not he first RWD car I have ever driven though -I do motorway miles and weekend...
  13. 1998 E36 318iS - Failing rear bearing... Dangerous??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Just fitted some powerflex RTABs to the car, And, as usual, After fixing 1 problem, i have found another:frown The N/S rear bearing seems to be on its way out... There is a small bit of play in the hub when i grab at 12/6 :frown Firstly, is this certainly going to be the bearing?? The problem...
  14. Are part worn tyres dangerous?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I've been fitting part worn tyres on my 2002 E46 320d for a couple of years now. I always get branded ones and get them in pairs and I'm generally pretty happy. In my limited experience they are cheaper than budget ones, last more miles, have better grip, etc... However I dad to be towed this...
  15. 1994 e34 touring dangerous oversteer

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Alright. Got a 1994 518 touring. Love the thing but the oversteer in the wet is getting undriveable:eek It passed an Mot a couple of months back. The tester mentioned the rear bushes where a little worn but not enough to fail the mot. Are the worn bushes causing the oversteer or should i look...
  16. 2007 pre-lci 330i auto- seriously dangerous power loss

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Car is a 2007 330i N52 engine auto, no remaps all OEM.. Lets start with : F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: F*** :mad0260: Going for an overtake, pull out at...
  17. 1999 e36 328i, intermittent cutting out on idle, dangerous!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi.. i have a very strange one with my e36 328i sport.. it sometimes cuts out when idling. the idle when it doesnt cut out is random too - sometimes rock solid other times it just doesnt seem to know where to idle.. it will be fluctuating between 0 - 1000 revs, other times it will go for days...
  18. 2001 E46 318ti - Dangerous Engine Cutting Out Problem....Please Help.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, my car is a 01, e46 Compact, 318Ti, with N42 engine. I have had the car 2 years, and my engine 1st cut out over a month ago, but I was doing quite a low speed, it made a loud beep (the type you get when the temp is low) and the battery, oil, EML lights etc came on, but when I turned...
  19. 2001 e46 323i- steering bushes worn, dangerous?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi when i had my tyres replaced recently i was informed that the lose/knocking stearing was due to the bushes being worn, is this an essential fix, ie. is the car dangerous or could i leave this for a while until i have some better finances. Best way to describe it is there is some play and the...
  20. 1995 E36 318is coupe - Suddenly feels very dangerous to drive..

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Hi Guys My car has changed literally overnight from a great handler to a car I am scared of and that feels dangerous. Its a '95 318is and I have done the following since purchasing a year ago: - Fitted Hot tuning Coilovers with new top mounts all round - Fitted Powerflex Front and Rear...
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