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  1. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I have a e90 Lci 2010 320d. I had the battery disconnected as I wanted to reset it. However since Ive re connected, the electronics wont work. The car starts and drives. The main headlights come on but cant turn them off. The sidelights, all indicators, Electric Windows, Brake and revsere...
  2. BFuk Open Topic
    Since maplin closed where do you guys go for electronic stuff?
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I plugged a laptop into my car to read data in Progman. It told me to update the modules so i did. I farted out and crashed half way through. Now my car wont lock, start or do anything.... Any ideas? How can i reconnect the laptop without the ignition switched on?
  4. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi all, I've read many threads on using INPA with E36s on the ADS interface and how USB just cannot handle this interface, but one-stop-electronics have recently started selling a Ediabas ADS USB Interface which they say will work with all modules for reading/coding E36s, but with some...
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys need some help, I was having problems with a 4530 CHarge pressure control error appearing on DIS I traced it to a disconnected / damaged vacuum pipe No 8 on the diagram above. I fixed that and it hasn't come back. Now I get this though: :confused I checked if anything has been...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello there all! Going to get straight to my problem! Drove to the shops for some shopping this morning after leaving home, got back and as I was parked outside the wipers just started, I couldn't turn them off and then the warning came up on my Idrive (central electronic failure) First things...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hello, I'm looking into purchasing a 1 series and have been doing some research about the car here and then as I test drove one and fell in love. What's the difference in the 1 series with minimal internal electronics and ones I've seen with a fancy pop up screen on the dashboard. Is that just...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    I have a BMW E92 M3 2011 and I am getting intermittent Central Electronics Failure along with several other error messages. I first noticed a problem when I went to unlock the car with the remote fob, the internal lights came on but the driver door did not unlock. I used the manual key, got in...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, My 54 plate 120d Sport developed a fault at the end of 2015 (Christmas light effect, fluttering needles, endless 'window rake' warning alarm). The JBE was eventually identified as being faulty. I searched realoem for bilateral exchanges and located a part on ebay (which was apparently...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    This is a 2800i Touring, year 2000, 70k miles. Anyone any idea what the problem might be ? We have: Gearbox going into limp-home No ABS No traction control No speedo or computer read-outs (this is in fact intermittent) Staring from cold it seems fine, even for 50 miles, but once you stop and...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    It all started a few months back where all the electronics would cut out, i wasn't sure what caused it but i continued and forgot about it. Until 2 weeks ago, it came back with a vengeance.. It happened about 2 times during my drive home, which is when i decided to leave it with my mechanic...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Today my 335i 2007 E93's dashboard lights all lit up and the speedo and rev counter died followed by Central electronics failure on idrive, it lasted a couple of seconds and then went away, Car drove ok but this happened 5 times in 20 miles, I had a diagnostics check done but we were not...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    Evening all. My 1999 728i has done over 163K miles. It's been very good over the last few years but what happens now is that the radio/CD system goes blank for the first five minutes of any journey or break in journey. The air bag light may also come on. Limp home transmission setting and...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    May be useful for diagnosing body electrics http://www.bmwtech.ru/pdf/e46/ST034/4%20Central%20Body%20Electronics%20Internet.pdf
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    E39 528i year automatic 2000. We use the cigarette lighter to plug in the Garmin satnav but unfortunately the socket has stopped working. The fuse is OK so I believe I should try to inspect the actual cigarette lighter socket. The socket is mounted within a hinge and sprung cover arrangement and...
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey all, Just picked up a 2005 325xi last week and installed a new head unit yesterday. Everything works great, but when I reconnected the battery after installing, the brake, ABS, and a caution triangle with a circular arrow lit up on the dash. I looked in my manual and it says this means...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello! I'm new on this site and I need your help, please. Four days ago the engine light comes up on my dashbord for first time and no power on my engine. Next day the light went off and engine runs just fine. Yesterday I went to a garrage for a diagnostic and DDE error comes up with 8 faults...
  18. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hello! I'm new on this site and I need your help, please. Four days ago the engine light comes up on my dashbord for first time and no power on my engine. Next day the light went off and engine runs just fine. Yesterday I went to a garrage for a diagnostic and DDE error comes up with 8 faults...
  19. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi Everyone, I apologize if this is the wrong place to post this. this is my first post :) I tried to find the most appropriate place to post this. Anyways, here goes. I acquired an E31 8.40 M60 a couple of months ago with more than 260kms on it. It is just beautiful and do not regret it at...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have the M Sport suspension with the 18 inch run flats. I never saw this speed bump and went over it at around 35-40mph. There was a big THUD and the front bumper scraped the road. I checked out the under side of the bumper and it has multiple scratch marks on there :( Soon after that my...
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