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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All - bit of a novice on the forums so bear with me. Car: 2006 3 Series 318CI (convertible E46) I seem to have a parasitic battery drain, I don't drive the car too often so I put it down to low usage, but the other day I discovered a new button, hidden inside the driver side glovebox! When...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Requesting some assistance/guidance following from an Angel Eye installation on my e46 facelift coupe (2004). I bought some angel eyes and followed an online guide to wire them up which i have done (making sure they turn on before putting them in headlight unit), but what I have found is that...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I have a weird problem. My speakers cut off when i'm running i low RPM's.. Then I have to turn off the radio and wait a few minutes, then turn it on again, and then the speakers work fine. If I'm cruising about in the city they cut off after maybe 30-90 seconds, but on highway they...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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?
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
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