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  1. M54B22 - INPA - error 242: Burning fail cylinder 5

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Welcome everyone. First off, please, but I don't speak English well, so I called on the google translator. I have the E46 320i with the M54B22 engine mentioned in the title. The symptoms are as follows: One minute after the car starts cold, the fault is signaled. Stuttering, stuttering...
  2. Will this fail an MOT?

    General BMW Discussions
    I’ve moved the space from between the 0 & N BMW M Sport F21 118d 2014
  3. 2007 320i - (MOT fail) Catalytic Converter?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Sorry if I am posting in the wrong section. I am new to this forum and need urgent help and advice. So I purchased my car half a year ago and was told everything was fine with it and did all the checks required as a buyer to find out if it is ok. It all checked out. But today was its MOT...
  4. MOT Fail - Subframe mounting corroded

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Long time lurker, never really had too much bother with my 320D E90 but its failed it MOT today on: Subframe mounting prescribed area is corroded significantly reducing structural strength nearside rear (front mounting) Its an 06 plate. Now I'm not sure if they have been over zealous...
  5. E53 4.8 v8 trans fail safe ! Fixed

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    4.8 trans fail!! Had my car in for diagnostics today due to the dreaded trans fail safe coming on, the car would every now and then put its self in this mode but after turning the ignition off and on again it would clear, however a few weeks back I started the car and it said trans fail safe and...
  6. Differential fail

    General BMW Discussions
    My 2003 series 3 automatic has a broken differential. It's not worth paying for a new one. Does anyone have any suggestions about what I should do?
  7. e38 728i fail to start

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all, my 2001 e38 728i died last week during a run into town. I got it home and plugged in INPA, cam sensor (inlet) came up along with multiple misfiring cylinders. I purchased a new sensor, fitted and the car wouldn't start. There were initially no new faults showing up. I checked fuel...
  8. 2005 X5 3.0D - Fail Trans Safe Prog

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello all, I am aware that this question has been posted on here multiple times, but after searching for hours I can't find anyone who has had the same issue or a solution to my issue! So a few days ago I decided to replace the plastic rim on my steering wheel. I disconnected the battery via...
  9. 635d drivers door handle fail

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all, My exterior door handle has stopped working. The movement seems quite normal, it just doesn't unlatch the door. The interior handle is working fine so I'm guessing it's mechanical. I have the details for how to remove the door panel, but has anyone any experience of this type of...
  10. Coffee in Boot Fail ..... cleaning help?

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Yes... the clumsy mong here. Coffee rest on boot. ( Starbucks ) Opens passenger door leans in... Key in pocket opens boot! Steamer? I have one, or any other ideas? Just for the boot carpet?
  11. DO I HAVE PULLEY TENSIONER SYMPTOMS? (that would be my second replaced one going to fail)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    so basically, car started to have strange vibration while stoping to almost stationary while it is in D, but it has nothing to do with breaking but rather leaving the car to stall and slightly accelerating....when car fully stops, it disappears, but when going extra slow, like I was in a slight...
  12. 2007 E92 2.0i N43 - MOT Emissions Fail

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, new to the site and have read a few posts on various issues which have been a great help, so thank you. The car has had a lumpy idle on cold starts and misfire Cylinder 4 occasionally when driving for a while now. so I renewed 4 x New Plugs/ 4 x new coils and vanos solenoids cleaned...
  13. F34 instrument panel complete fail - what are the options?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I have a 2013, 52k mile 328i GT and the instrument panel has completely died. Dealer checked fuses and power to panel and all ok so suspected new panel needed. Priced up at £1070 from dealer, bulk of price is in parts so no great benefit going to an indie. That is a lot of money clearly and...
  14. HELP please Fail on EGT temp -43 degrees

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi can someone help me with this i have a problem on the temp sensor on particle filter so i cant regenerere it. I write -43 degrees ??
  15. Adaptive Headlight Fail! - but I don't have adaptive headlights!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2011 E91 Discovered my battery compartment swimming pool today Disconnected battery to remove and look for the leak reconnected the battery and fired up the car to be told I have an Adaptive Headlight Failure and got a symbol like this... I presume this is a xenon headlight option that...
  16. 2005 320d Touring MOT fail exhaust Flexi

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning lovley people, My 05 320d Touring failed it MOT on "Front exhaust Major leak of gases", it was suggested that the flexi pipe was the issue (but wasn't fully checked due to the undertray) As I understand it, I can buy a repair section but it has to be welded in which I can't do- but would...
  17. X5 2003 E53 3.0L diesel sport - turbo fail?

    General BMW Discussions
    I hope someone can point me in the right direction? I have an X5 E53 2003 Sport 3.0L Diesel and a few weeks ago the acceleration became sluggish and unresponsive intermittently. Eventually and after a bit of research I checked the vacuum pipes to the turbo and to & from the vacuum reservoir and...
  18. 850 Trans fail

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I left the 850 for a month connected to my CTEC charger, as I normally do, but the charger packed in and when I came home both batteries were totally discharged. I recharged them both, but when I stated the car I very soon had trans fail alarm. The RPM on idle was low compared to normal and when...
  19. E61 520d Biz Edition 2010 - Turbo Fail

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    127k Full BMW history to 100,000 then two indie specialist services. Mobil 1 oil -always. Drive up M25/M40 from Surrey, steady 80mph no issues, pull on A46 to Coventry, two faint phut, phut noises, loss of .power. No white smoke, no blue smoke, no black smoke just a noise not unlike deflating a...
  20. BMW E46 330 MOT Fail: Uneven application

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Car failed (again) on front brake application. The front passenger side is braking 40% more than the left. So far I have replaced: Discs Pads Lubricated all moving parts/slide pins (theres no binding) Rebuilt both calipers (new seals+pistons) Tried different caliper on driver side All with no...