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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am new here, please be kind. Car: BMW 318i / 38,000 Miles / Petrol Around 2 weeks ago - Driving around 30 miles an hour in the city my car threw a "Drivetrain malfunction, Continue journey at moderate speed. Full performance not available. Have problem checked by Service." A day or 2...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    A couple of weeks ago i got a drivetrain warning come up on the car. It doesn't come and go it stays on the whole time and shows up as soon as you start the car. The coolant was low so i topped it up, before i did this i noticed on one cold start there was quite a bit of white smoke coming out...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. I’ve regularly used this forum for information & advice in the past but have only recently joined. I have a 2015 (65 plate) F30 BMW 335d saloon. I have owned the car since January 2019 and it has covered 38k miles. During the last few months a warning has been appearing on the dash...
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2011 F20 116i sport - Drivetrain error + BMW Specialist required Dear All, My 2011 F20 116i sport indicated a drivetrain error today. No other warning lights and the car has no other issues. Does anyone have any ideas and can any one recommend a BMW specialist (North / North West London), who...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Car - 2013 F31 330d M Sport (s/s) (165k on the clock) These issues may be completely unrelated but I was on a journey yesterday (300 mile round trip) and had a few issues... On the way out (in the first 10-20 miles) I had the cruise control on and several times it failed, giving me a cruise...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Drivetrain warning light comes on at 50mph with cruise control on all ways on stretches of motorway roadworks. its ok at 70 mph on cruise control or 50 mph without cruise control anybody any ideas
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All I have a intermittent drivetrain warning, and I wondered if anyone knows whats likely to be triggering it. It makes no difference to the drive of the car, and disappears as soon as it pops up. Usually I see it when the car goes into start/stop. The engine cuts out, as it should, the...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 2015 320d auto and on my way home today the drivetrain warning light came on. This is the second time this has happened but it goes out once the car is turned off and on again! Does anyone have any advice on what to do! Please and thanks ?
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Dear fellow BMW owners, I've just collected my first BMW 2 weeks ago and this error pops up twice. The first time I was on motorway, driving at 70mph with ECO mode. This error 'Drivetrain - possible to continue journey. Full performance not available. Have the problem checked by your service...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    On way home I got a system message saying drivetrain warning, can't use full performance drive moderately and get checked at service. So I pulled over and turned engine off, waited a few minutes and turned back on. Warning gone and car back to normal, Well normal for how the car has been for a...
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am a new poster looking for some advice on the issue with my 2012 320i manual petrol car. When driving along on Monday evening I saw the message “Drivetrain - No Restert” on the dashboard before he engine just cut out. I managed to cruise to a save place with no power. All attempts to...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    Drivetrain malfunction message came on again. car was in to dealers in March where they replaced the vanos solenoid and did some sort of update. Yesterday in a 50 mph section of the M1 it came on again " Drivetrain , continue the journey at a moderate pace full performance not available have the...
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Drivetrain malfunction message came on again. car was in to dealers in March where they replaced the vanos solenoid and did some sort of update. Yesterday in a 50 mph section of the M1 it came on again " Drivetrain , continue the journey at a moderate pace full performance not available have the...
  14. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello I have a F20 2012 with an error on the dash screen which says check drivetrain. Any ideas where to start? It also says that I can drive moderately. Thank you
  15. General BMW Discussions
    Hey everyone, This is a random one but after seeing what a company call MKO did with a CS E9 shell and an E39 M5 drivetrain (see below link) i’ve always had a dream about doing the same with a CS shell and an E46 M3. https://www.bimmer-mag.com/issues/116/articles/frankenclassic#.WraqTRqnyfA...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all just done 90 motorway miles and get this on drive screen "Drivetrain, Continue the journey at a moderate speed. Full performance not available. Have the problem checked by Service" Pulled into services , restarted 10 mins later and all seems ok, it happened about 10 months ago also on...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a 3 series touring 2007 build and have noticed a problem with heat on the side of the drive train in the cabin. I have checked the heat shield underneath and the exhaust is fine - any ideas?
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So after lots of searching on forms for a possible solution, I found almost nothing and thought I would post something that might helps others . My 535d F10 started reporting the Drivetrain error message , it would only do it when the engine was cold and it would fix its self and be back to...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have got a warning message "Drivetrain Malfunction. Drive moderately. Maximum drivetrain output not available" I would like to know if I can do 300 miles with it to get to travel because there are no garages open and wont let me book at this moment. Thanks
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, got my 62plate F30 in 2015, and few months later, got the dreaded “drivetrain malfunction, drive moderately, contact service department” etc Car was still under warranty, so bm took it in for diagnostics but were at a lost/ no faults nor any record of a problem On ONC. So off I went...
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