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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I wonder if anyone can help me please... Two things which I've never been able to fathom on my 3 series. 1) The drive mode defaults to 'Comfort'. Is there a way to get it to default to something else, e.g. Sport+, Eco etc? Without having to manually change it every time... 2) Every...
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi My father's just taken delivery of a new G20 - so I'm trying to find some answers to the following before I ask the dealer and hoped the knowledgeable people here may help? 1. It connects to the Internet how? Who pays for this? On Mercedes you have to have a Vodafone contract so who's...
  3. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, its been a while. I stopped for fuel this week. I was part way thorough a satnav journey and the radio was on. I locked the car (radio went off), went to pay, returned. Unlocked. Radio did not come on - instead I got the BMW ConnectedDrive splash screen, then "profiles", this is normal...
  4. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    2010 BMW X5 E70 with 120,000 miles. Vibration on acceleration. I have recently fitted a new front propshaft, genuine BMW part, the type with a universal joint on it (hardy spicer joint) as the joint was seized, and was causing a vibration. I contacted BMW about the problem, but they said there...
  5. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi , Can anyone tell me if dynamic drive was standard on a 2005 645ci and if so how is it activated? Thanks Neal
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Anybody else having problems sending destinations to their car via the connected app? I used to send them and they would appear in the connected drive messages.
  7. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    as above i have a 645 2004 idrive has been perfect in the 2 years ive had the car but the other day on start up it wouldnt boot up as normal it gets to bmw sign then shuts done for a second or two then tries to start again it once actually started and worked for that journey but as soon as i re...
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I’m a little bamboozled with this... got my 2015 plate F30 320d with standard navigation (non-widescreen idrive display, no ‘Office’ option on the main menu). I saw some videos online of folk using Spotify, Tunein etc via idrive by just plugging in their iPhone and the respective app...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Anybody any idea Why my automatic takes a while to engage into drive especially in morning when has not been in use? I have checked the obvious gearbox fluid level.
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Does anyone kow how much user space there is on the hard drive and if it is an ssd or physical, also can i just put a new drive in the car 330i m-sport e92 2009 thanks scott
  11. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Went to move the big Six out of the garage this afternoon. After the usual gentle release from the pads sticking a little (I never use the handbrake in my garage, just leave it in park), I then heard a worrying crunch sound, followed swiftly by a metallic 'clang' that even my son heard from his...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, i have a 2013 F11 Auto 520d M Sport touring. When I access my Remote Services on my mobile App, I have lost the ventilation function. Any ideas as to why? Ask other services remain unaffected. Oddly, I have the App on my Samsung Smartwatch where the function remains, it also appears as an...
  13. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    2007 X3 2.0d E83. Had to have the rear drive axles replaced as the reluctor rings were corroded. Work done by BMW Dealer. After driving for a few hundred miles, I happened to look under the car and there was oil from the right side of the differential splattered over the underside of the...
  14. E39
    Very sadly I am having to admit defeat with keeping my beloved Aspen Silver 540i 6sp manual on the road, mainly as cost to repair rust for me makes it no longer worthwhile (MOT failed as rust is near rear seatbelt anchors OSR inner & NSR inner and would cost me too much to pay someone to weld it...
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, is anyone experiencing problems connecting their services today? Thanks Andy Sent from my SM-T810 using Tapatalk
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi, just bought a 525 f10,,,2010 reg,iv been trying to connect to connected drive,,which bmw had to do,,but I cant get the connected drive app,,,to work with phone, its says not available for this vehicle ..any info would be very great full thanks
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi folks, loving my new 320D but my god.....what a nightmare trying to register my car to connected services! Argh! I've just sent an email to BMW customer services, which I'll paste below and explains the issues. I would be really grateful if anyone on here has experienced the same problems...
  18. Introductions
    Hello members: I am new (very happy) owner of 430d (2019) - dark blue, beige interior,... some gadgets. Fantastic performance, comfort and ALL ! I am mostly interesting in coding experiences here on forum (I need to chanhe "Start/Stop", folding mirrors etc.,...) BR : Miha
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello . I am getting an error on iDrive that there’s a fuel pump error. Car starts fine and runs fine but just keeps throwing the error up. It gives the error before I even try and start the car . Fuel filter has just been changed . Any advice would be great
  20. Introductions
    G11 7 series launch car X Drive October 2015 I have driven BMW models since 1997 covering over 1.5 million miles with no issues, my current car is a 730d x Drive M Sport October 2015 launch car , I have covered 60,000 miles since the car was registered and have had a lot of problems resulting...
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