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  1. Is my clutch failing?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All, First time post here, so hi to everyone. I have a 54 plate 525d estate. Unfortunately my visit is following bad times, I think my clutch is failing and I was hoping someone here might have a better knowledge than me on if thats the case and how long I might have left in it. I found...
  2. 2003 E46 FSR Getting too hot and failing?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have 2003 E46 325ti which I have replaced the FSR (Final Stage Resistor) in twice in the last month. The first replacement FSR lasted lasted 1 week and the second lasted 2 weeks. Neither of the replacement FSR's were BMW original. The firsts was a Madlifr Garage brand purchased from Amazon...
  3. 316ti Engine N42 Failing Vacuum Pump-any advice welcomed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear All, Hope people are ok!. As title suggests think I have a failing vacuum pump, I am experiencing some oil leakage in the general area of this part and its dripping down on the undertray. I have been experiencing an on going issue, that has been looked at several times and not resolved. I...
  4. Failing to Update - NAV Maps F30 330D (2013)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Recently I purchased Maps from one of the online websites who also supply and FSC code. I downloaded the maps exactly as instructed - copied them to USB. However, when I insert the USB disk into the console of my car, a message pops up on the screen notifying me of new version of maps...
  5. 1996 e39 battery failing?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Had a couple of weird electrical things happen, the speedometer and rev counter read double what the car was doing, gearbox light on but no other functions on the binacle. No gear indicator, service lights, odometer reading nothing. Had this happen about 4 months ago and heard people mention...
  6. 2003 E39 530D Auto touring failing to start, I'm at the end of my tether with it.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    The car i bought just two weeks ago today, is dead. It won't start. Here's the story (get a brew). The day i bought the car, i knew there was something wrong with it. It was down on power, and didn't seem to be boosting properly. I had already guessed it was probably the MAF sensor, so i found...
  7. Central locking keeps failing

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, This is my first post so apologies if it's in the wrong section! Car details: Model: BMW 320D SE touring (e91) Year: 2008 I've had a weird issue with my central locking lately. Firstly the rear drivers side door got stuck in the 'unlocked' position. My local BMW dealer replaced the...
  8. 120i Keeps failing on emissions :(

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi guys, I have a 2007 1 Series, E81, 2.0i, N43 which has failed it's MOT several times due to failed emissions tests. Halfords who did the original MOT said they suspected it was the CAT, however, I took it to an exhaust specialist who did a diagnostic and it threw up Lambda fault codes. I...
  9. 2006 325i diagnostic connection failing

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, I have a 2006 (55 plate) 325i that has been lpg converted. I recently took it to a non bmw garage to be mot and serviced. When it went in it had the abs warning on and the diagnostics scan revealed a fault with the rear passenger abs ring which had been damaged and the garage has now...
  10. 2011 E90 320D - Both front window motors failing at the same time?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Everyone, My 2011 E90 320D went in to main dealer on Monday for a brake fluid replacement. The following morning I notice that the front windows are not working properly: the auto up function is disabled and after using either window about 4 times they will close and then not open again. It...
  11. Asc/Dsc module failing and refitting AND recoding a replacementT

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Asc/Dsc module failing and refitting Hi, I know the dreaded Christmas tree lights ( Asc/Dsc module or abs sensors etc etc ) has been covered plenty of times and how to diagnose the faults in this circuit causing these error lights . I however have got past that stage and have fitted a...
  12. Asc/Dsc module failing and refitting AND recoding a replacement

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Asc/Dsc module failing and refitting Hi, I know the dreaded Christmas tree lights ( Asc/Dsc module or abs sensors etc etc ) has been covered plenty of times
  13. E46 325ti failing to start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello All I'm new to this forum, which is impressively huge! I have two BMWs, the older one is a 325ti. It has few faults and it's rather nice old thing. I bought it as a good solid base for a track day car, but my wife and I have enjoyed it so much as a daily runabout, I have not had the...
  14. 1999 318i- Car failing to start

    Introductions
    Hello everyone,i recently bought a 1999 BMW 318i and i am from Zimbabwe.....The car is developing problems of failing to start and on the dashboard it shows the Automatic transmission sign as well as the yellow Automatic Stability Control icon.So long these icons appear on the dashboard the car...
  15. E90 320d 2005 failing to start help please

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi guys i m new to forum.. i got 320d 2005 it has been absolutely fine till these days.. it doesnt start some times in the mornings .. it give DSC error the code is cc-id 35 then it gives cc-id 309.. after these happens i wait aprox 10 min. then it start with no probs ..and allday its fine...
  16. 1 cylinder failing

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Have been batteling with a rough idle for a couple of months now. Replaced 3 coils and 3 plugs, flushed the oil from the engine with an engine wash to remove all gunk, topped it up with 6 litres of fresh oil. This helped a little, but there's still 1 cylinder failing, the one closest to the from...
  17. Can someone confirm if this sound is a turbo failing?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    As the title suggests please can someone watch the two youtube videos and tell me if my suspicions are correct and my turbo is about to go? Thanks Stu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWyTUbFPYa4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2um0Gx6yF84&list=UUeZWOrP-AehpfAMm5jyCXTQ
  18. 2005 E46 320D 150bhp - Is my Turbo failing?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a 2005 320D 150bhp 6 speed with 150,000 miles I have poor performance around 2000-3000rpm especially up hill and blue/white smoke after idling/queuing in traffic for a couple of minutes and then have to go. I suspect the turbo is on its last legs so I have looked at the connector...
  19. How can you tell if your turbo is failing

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, I have a BMW 525d touring from 2007 with 121 000 km on it. My friend has a BMW 530d e39 from 2003 and his turbo has failed on his car. Is there anyway how to tell if my turbo is failing, because I don't want to have a really massive repair bill of fitting a new engine to my car. Thanks...
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