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  1. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, looking for a little advice regarding the title above. I have a 2014 F15 X5 30d (I'm told with the 8-speed box) that I have noticed in the past couple of weeks has started to feel 'rough' when downshifting into low gears. I would say it's noticeable below around 25mph when slowing down or...
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Go to drive car, starts fine, put into drive and it says ‘ gear selector fault’ and a few seconds later the yellow handbrake warning light flashes up and says ‘park brake fault.’ If I switch off & on again no warnings until I select gears again. Can go through ALL gears and indicator on dash...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Ive been having a recurrent issue with my 2015 330D Automatic M Sport gearstick for the last 3/4 months. Everytime I shift between park > Drive, or Park > Reverse and even on engine stopping when idle, I get 2 bleeps and flashing around the gear on both the gearstick and dashboard...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone I have a silent follower of these forums, this is my first time to actually post an issue. My BMW 320D E90 drives well, but when I get into traffic or idle for sometime it starts to shake/jerk in Drive or Reverse. The gears on dashboard start blinking. There is a loud clicking...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Driving along last night in 5th gear when there was a bang and I lost all drive. At the same time a big puddle of coolant appeared underneath, but that might just be coincidental Engine runs fine but can't select any gears. Drive shaft doesn't spin when a gear is 'selected', clutch pedal feels...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I am new to the forum but from reading a lot of the post on here thought this would be the place to get some much needed and appreciared help! I have a bmw N42 and I would like to have a go at changing the "vanos" units or cam gears does anybody have a DIY on this???? Car has a few issues but...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys new to the forum so just thought I'd ask a quick question regarding my new BMW E90 320. When I'm going round corners or slowing down I notice the car goes into a wild shake unless I shift down. So let's just say I'm in gear 3 going round a corner my speed will drop to 15 MPH and unless...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, and yes i know this has probably been covered many a time, and yes i have searched forums for answers, but it still does not seem totally clear. I have a 520d M (2012) and would like to know if there is any benefit of putting the car in SPORT MODE via the rocker switch AND selecting...
  9. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, new to the forum so sorry if I'm posting in the wrong place! I've had my e46 for about a year and since buying it have had a problem with the gears. All the gears feel loose, I struggle to get it in to 3rd sometimes (not because it's stiff, feels more like it's just not inline?). This only...
  10. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi All, I hoping for a little help/advice here. I've recently bought a 1 Series Coupe 120D (manual gear box). It's only done 23,000 miles and its a 2011 model. So I've been driving it for about a month now and I've notice that there is a whirring sound coming from the gear stick area when I...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone! I wonder if you can help me. Since I bought my BMW I had an issue with shifting gears. I had changed the oil twice already - it has now BMW MTF LT1 and it's much better. However, when the engine is cold I'm still strugling to shift 1st, 2nd, 3rd gears - ale other seem to be fine...
  12. General BMW Discussions
    E60 - BMW 530i Started today. Selected sports mode which worked correctly but when selecting a higher gear for faster acceleration, nothing happened and it stayed in DS mode. I pulled the gearstick down and went up the gears as normal from 3 to 5 sequentially with no issue. It just won't go...
  13. BMW Tuning Forum
    Hello everybody. Just looking for some advice at the moment. I don't currently have a BMW (Crashed mine) but I intend to get another one this year and I've been toying around with different things that can be done with it. I used to have a VW Golf which, as far as I was aware, was a completely...
  14. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    When change gear there is a clunk from passanger footwell (gearbox housing) been few weeks happens more when car is cold can anyone help new to forum thanx
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Im hoping someone with prior knowledge of this could help, we just removed the gearbox in my M5 simply to make a small repair to one of the gearbox mounts. The operation went well, but after starting the car up on completion the yellow cog comes up on dash, then goes red soon after, and...
  16. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I have 2000 E53 automatic.Recently I have notice the following fault. When I start the gear is in P (PARK). I select D, and I can feel a slight movement forwards occurring. I have my brakes on so doesn;t move. In R (reverse) selection , slight reverse movement occurs. This did not use to...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, I have a bit of an ongoing issue with mt 525 i had the turbo replaced 6 weeks ago under warranty due to it failing however when i collected my car it was sluggish in 1st gear. The Garage said it was down to the DPF filter which they did not replace as it was not covered in the warranty...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, I need some help in terms of disgnosing a clutch problem I think... Basically I bought the car about 3-4 months ago with a slight whirring from the release bearing but thought it should be fine for a little while... Until the other day... After being in stop start traffic I noticed the...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Got my 2008 320d from auction a couple of months ago, 90k on clock, history unknown but did an oil service and its been running well over 1500 miles. Gears seemed fine initially but a few times when stop/ start kicks in at the lights it's taken me 3 attempts to get it into first. Even in...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello guys, I have a slight worry as my 323i clonks when I put it in first, second and third, maybe the rest as well but I cant here the other gears. any info on possible problem would be great thanks
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