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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So it goes like this, and the car is a 530d Automatic 2005: 1. When the car is dead cold, even at -16 C, starts perfectly, idle is steady, crank is super short, basically, everything works perfect. 2. Now, after I drive like 7km, so the engine gets barely warmed up, all the troubles start, as...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all am new here....and have a couple of issues that I'd like your help and advice on; 550i M sport auto 2006 125k runs like a sewing machine - accept for the following :-( The issues I am experiencing is fluctuation under very light load at approx 1500rpm - Ive followed various forum...
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Been a member a few years with my old Estoril e53 4.6 but since it went a while back for the wife's 09 320d I thought it was time to move the wrx on and try a 5 series myself. Anyway, I bought a gorgeous silver mid 06 530d which looks (19" spiders, factory xenons etc) and drives just...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Good evening all, I have been looking up similar problems as to the one I have but some aspects of mine are different, so hopefully I may find some sort of answer. Firstly, I love this car and I wouldn't want anything else however, its becoming a pain to drive, almost embarrassing.... My...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all, new here, I recently purchased the above car for the wife, this morning was my first real drive in it , I noticed that it idles at approx 1600rpm, while in slow moving traffic no throttle was required because of the high idle, when I clutched the car to stop the idle would immediately...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, My car has done 85k and it's an auto (M47 engine) Recently my garage changed the main thermostat, EGR thermostat, blanked swirl flaps, changed glow plugs and controller and lambda sensor. Last few weeks I've noticed that when I drive in town and put the engine under a bit of stress...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, First post so a couple of pics first :D Issue I have is right as the turbo is spooling, boost increases and decreases as it spools up at peak torque. Once spooled and it's got to about 2500rpm IIRC it'll then pull through fine. But I'm probably loosing some bhp from the turbo not...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there my first time so forgive my novice actions in posting :) Pretty straight forward just got the car back from garage after a lil work and engine clean and once warm the car idling is a lil odd , once I stop at lights for example it fluctuates between 1/2.5 on the rev counter any ideas...
  9. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, I have a rev fluctuation problem on my e60 530d I have searched everything In the web to try narrow down the problem so I am hoping for some help on here, basically my revs drop and go bk to normal much the same as others on this site on other threads, up and down like a yo yo it can...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I'm new to this forum and hope I'm posting this in the right place! A couple of months ago I bought a 2003 525i ES SE and I've noticed when started from cold, after driving for about a mile when stopped the idle fluctuates for a couple of minuets, before settling as the engine warms up. The...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys, Just bought myself an e60 530xd, loving it, however I noticed a little problem that worries me. When cruising about 60-100 km/h I notice a slight rev fluctuation and I believe this is the gearbox fault. This doesn't affect the driving, however I don't want any bigger troubles in the...
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    i there all. I am new to this website and also new to the 5 series. I have just bought a 2004 535D M Sport touring as my E46 330D M Sport touring was such a good car for me over the past 3 years. I picked my E60 up at the weekend and everything was fine when i took it for a test drive. Whilst on...
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