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  1. F31 Cruise Control Failure - intermittent

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I repeatedly get this warning, sometimes 13 times in a 20 mile trip, sometimes once a week. The fault stops the steering wheel functions, however clears itself and everything then works perfectly. The only thread I've found was someone suggesting a part was damaged on fitting a new...
  2. X5 40d M Sport E70 2010 failure

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi. Any ideas as to what this is? Cannot find any diagrams. It is the front of the car. Is it a prop shaft? It is directly in front of the transfer case.
  3. E46 AMP failure??

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've recently purchased an 2005 E46 Convertible. It has head unit with TV and Nav installed, I can only get audio out of one of the speakers (Rear right), I have checked the balance and the fade, and the cables behind the speakers on the drives door and all looks good. I understand that these...
  4. 59 e90 auto start/stop failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all as above I get an error message saying auto start stop malfunction or something like that . What could this be and what are the usual fixes ? Cheers
  5. mot failure - are these tricky?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Failed the mot, I am getting more tyres tomorrow, however, I wondered is it too tricky for a newbie to look at these? -parking brake efficiency below requirements 1.4.2(a)(I) -Parking brake inoperative on one side nearside read ( he said handbrake was on but you can spin the wheel) -anti...
  6. E61 530d PCD failure

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I have an E61 and the parking sensors dont seem to work. Looked online and seen some posts about them. Looks to be common. Seen that if you listen to them you can hear it clicking........ I pressed the parking sensor button with the engine on and listeed to each one and couldnt hear...
  7. Power boot/tailgate failure

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi all, had my 420d, F36 I think, a couple of months. 2014 model. Before I brought it the garage was having the power boot fixed and it seems to have stopped working again. Before I take it back in. Is there anything obvious that would stop it from working? Was raining extremely hard the last...
  8. 630i High pressure fuel pump failure

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys, looking for some guidance to avoid being ripped off. My car failed to start one day and had it towed to my garage/mechanic. I went to see him today and have been told my high pressure fuel pump has gone. He has said to me that he may need to take away and re do the belt/timing chain as...
  9. MOT failure rust on rear sills

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Just had an MOT failure as the rear Jacking points have rusted. how is the plastic sill removed. i see fixings underneath but is there any upper fixings to contend with? then need to find a welder
  10. Fuel Pump Failure

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    I have a July 2015 M5 BMW 535 XD - the hpfp has failed. I'm trying to find out if it should have been subject to a recall of some description?? I am out of the country regularly, the vehicle is garaged and only done 13400 miles. I believe that the pump is a manufacturing fault and I am...
  11. F30 330i (65 plate) M Sport power steering failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all. Hoping I could get some help. Today the power steering failed and message displayed 'Increased Steering Effort'. Unable to use the car which is very frustrating. Only low mileage at 17000 and well looked after. Yesterday the front bumper got caught on a curb and left side pulled out...
  12. Brake light Bulb failure but brake is ok? WTF?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello All I am so frustrated all weekend. On Friday the bulb light error came on dash. So fair enough it reported left passenger side Brake light failure. I thought when my wife comes home i can test it. SO i tested this and all lights are fine. Its really puzzled me. SO i removed the...
  13. My insurers failure

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello everyone. Bellow is the experience I had with a very well known insurer who I believe advertise on this forum. If this is in the wrong section I apologise. I bought an insurance policy for my e90 330i with Adrian Flux on 20.03.2018. The policy was fully comprehensive with 3...
  14. Parking light failure - everything ok??

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Has anyone else had iDrive complain about parking light failure when everything is actually ok? It’s been doing it on and off for a while but recently is more and more adamant that my front left parking light is out. I’ve checked and rechecked everything and all is well, all bulbs are working...
  15. bmw headlight vertical aim control failure

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi. I have a error in my Idrive showing "headlight vertical aim control failure" which is comes up sometimes & OBD Carly flags up 8041B6 Headlight range adjustment (LWR: Areal system. When car is started, both headlights rise up & move left, right when the wheel is turned. I have also noticed...
  16. Urgent help needed Relay/ Fuel pump failure

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi.My battery went flat. I used dbpower 1200 car jump to crank my car but it exploded while in use. I bought new car battery but the car wouldn't start anymore, it cranks .EML popped out (code was 4b90 rail pressure monitoring on engine start). I checked all fuses and relays and i...
  17. MOT Emissions Failure

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys. So some of you know i have a 1999 E46 323ci Auto. I left these with the ex wife as she still loves the car - it does look awesome. Anyways, she took it for an MOT and it failed on emissions. She only does around 3k miles a year locally and does not drive the car as she should. The...
  18. F11 520D Parking Brake Failure Help

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Is there a way of manually releasing the hand brake on an F11 520d? The car is stuck on my drive and I am not even able to get it to a garage. Your help is greatly appreciated.
  19. Auto Stop/Start failure

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hello . I am having some issues with my auto stop start . Auto stop start has stopped working for 3 months now on my e90 2009 lci. i have done a full read out on my scanner and the brake vacuum sensor is at fault. I have searched the net and this seems to be a common problem with this part...
  20. 2012 F10 520D M Sport - Phantom Reversing Lights Failure

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, My F10 occasionally pings up a Reverse Lights Failure in the display, though the reverse lights are still working. I guess this is a sensor fault somewhere? Has anyone else experienced this and found a solution, please? Thanks, Chris