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  1. E36 M3 3.0l wierd electrical issue

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I’ve got an electrical issue that I’m coming to my wits end. Happened last year and still not got it resolved. E36 3.0 M3. Track prepared but still road legal. Problem is this When sidelights and headlights are off the indicators work fine but the nearside (UK) sidelight flashes with the left...
  2. E87 electrical problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hello, i have bmw 120D, 2007,177bhp. Turbo kick is after 2200 rpm.Electrical problem is error P0243-solenoid valve'A' turbo wastegate. i already replace all solenoid valve,on all valve 12+ volts, and - is signal from ECU, i can not test ECU unfortunately .I've been in few garage in Stafford...
  3. Electrical fault

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I have an issue with my E60 530D bmw, it currently has a high drain on the battery. How would I go about finding out what is causing the issue?
  4. E39 strange electrical issue

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I had an old battery finally give out on me last month on my 530i. Then not even a month later the alternator gave out on me on the motorway 160 miles from home! After a new battery and new Bosch alternator, I now have another odd issue happening during driving. After a few minutes...
  5. 2016 420d - Internal electrical wiring advice needed.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone, Here looking a bit of advice. I'm wanting to install an electrical appliance into my 2016 BMW 420d in such a way that it turns on when all the other cars electrical components turn on. I undestand I can use the power from the cigarette lighter but I want to conseal the wiring in...
  6. E87 electrical

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello All, new here wonder if any one would be able to help me out on this issue i currently have. I have a 10 plate 1 series When driving along i loose no performance at all but i do loose all electrical applications completely how ever when i pull over turn the car off and restart it...
  7. E81 Electrical Seat Components - Retrofit

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, Swapped out my standard, manual light grey seats for half leather sports seats in my E81 2008. Apart from the airbag warning lights which I hadn't anticipated on (I disconnected the battery and waited 6 hours...) it all went hunky dory. The seats have the electric bolster...
  8. Electrical issue

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys. Newbie here been searching your forum for info to my issue. Just swapped engines i have 2 compacts. Both 316i black car N reg blue car S reg Blue car had 2.5 installed. The black car had 1.9 installed and I decided to swap the engines as black car is better car. So fitted the 1.9...
  9. Please help me use the BMW Computer Diagnostic Software- e63 04 645ci

    BMW Guides and How To's
    I have an 04 645ci with a lot of electrical problems. Prior owner had subwoofers and amp in car which I believe contributed. I purchased the diagnostic software for my laptop. I think it was ISTA? Anyway, I got the full kit with the plugs for my car and everything. I have check engine light...
  10. 2002 E39 530i Electrical fault chasiing

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi to all and sorry if this sort of post is already here I bought a 2002 E39 530i M sport Automatic, end of last year, it ran sweet as a nut for a few weeks then on low fuel warning light the car stalled. After two attempts it started and I was able to get home. Next day took it to Esso garage...
  11. 2000 bmw 328ci electrical problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi am new to the forum and I have a 2000 328ci Monday I went to work cut the car off! when I went back to start all electrical component were down so i tried testing the battery I got 12.8v, but when I test it from the body of car am only getting 5.6v! also from the front of car jump ports...
  12. Bmw e46 electrical issues

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi am new to the forum and I have a 2000 328ci Monday I went to work cut the car off! when I went back to start all electrical component were down so i tried testing the battery I got 12.8v, but when I test it from the body of car am only getting 5.6v! also from the front of car jump ports...
  13. Random Electrical problems E83 3.0DSE

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I am hoping for some help. I have a 2017 E83 3.0DSE which is a stunning machine. Trouble is, ever since buying it 6 months ago there seems to be electrical problems.. This is what has happened. Firstly the rear and front parking sensors started working intermittently, followed by the...
  14. Can't Get Ignition - Two Warning Lights - No central Locking

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey guys. BMW 1 Series E87 2006 In dire need of some advice. Car has been driving fine, this evening I couldn't even get onto the ignition screen. Two red warning lights in Airbag and Seat Occupation I believe. No power to the doors etc, no central locking. The battery is fine, but I've...
  15. 1997 e31 840 ci - electrical gremlins

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi, I have a couple of issues that have just started so any help will be greatfull 1.. every now and then I get a 'brake light out' message coming up but when I checked them they all work..? 2.. passenger window, again every now and then goes up and down but only about 5 or 6mm..? any one had...
  16. 1 series E87 big electrical issues!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    We have a 2007 BMW 120i E87 series. Great car, but a week ago, it developed a misfire. Years working on bikes told me it wasn't running on all 4 cylinders, so I booked it in to a garage with the diagnostic gear - not a main agent. They diagnosed a coil which had failed, and ended up replacing...
  17. 1995 E36 318iS- unknown electrical problem

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Recently, I had to replace the cylinder head gasket after a drift day at santa pod, as the head had lifted slightly. After replacing the gasket, when I started it I found that the idle control valve was stuck open, causing the "idle" revs to be at about 3000+. So I have replaced this, and the...
  18. E90 330i Electrical Issue(s)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I've just picked up an N52 E90 330i SE last week, and been having I think electrical issues with it. The indepent dealer has just replaced the battery before I bought it. When driving, I have been getting a range of error messages that come and go: Journey 1 (startup no messages) Dipped...
  19. BMW E46 2005 320cd Halo light electrical problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey I was wondering if someone that is a lot more knowledgeable with the E46 as I previously had an E90, the issue that I'm having is that I cannot find the ignition wire beside the ECU on the right side of the bonnet. I have looked online for the wire marked as red with white stripe and yellow...
  20. F01 730d Cut out - Electrical problem - Help?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All I have a 2009 730d F01 with 120k miles on the clock. yesterday whilst on the motorway i got a whole host of warnings/failures then pulled over and the car died. I assumed the belt had snapped and it lost charge, belt was ok but the battery was dead. Wouldnt restart, cranked very slowly...
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