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  1. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys Newbie here and i need some advice. I have a 2010 2.0 diesel X3 with 123k on the clock. I has developed what seems like a misfire. When cold the misfire is barely noticable but once the engine warms up the misfire gets worse and this only seems to happen under acceleration. I...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys , need some help with my 525d e60. It's a 2006 and have recently been struggling to start in the cold, the car will just sit there turning over but not starting , eventually leading to a flat battery. On the occasions it does start it smokes white for a few mins and then goes normal. I...
  3. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I've checked out the forum for information on my problem, but didn't find anything about my issue. Right, one morning i went to start my E53 and it took about a minute( it usually starts in the first few seconds), the next morning it would no start, so I called green flag, they got there at...
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, So today I was driving to work on the A38 and the car just didn’t want to get up to speed at all, had a total loss of power and it wouldn’t go past 60mph. No EML on dash. There is an ABS warning light which I believe is the rings which I’m getting fixed next week but I bought the car...
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, If anyone could suggest where to start with the following, any help would be much appreciated! I ran Carly and got the following faults, even after clearing! Tried running a DPF regen tonight and felt like it was working, but nothing changed in the readings/fault codes. Assume it...
  6. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Morning all. Likely going to need a reader to check for any codes but yesterday after the car sitting since Friday I got a misfire and blue smoke puff out on start up. After 3 seconds the car started and this morning when I came to start it was fine. I changed the plugs and relay about 18...
  7. Technical Guides for the E46
    Hello there all . I'm new to this and hope I'm doing it correctly, I have 2003 M47 330 diesel vehicle ,issues I'm having 1st vehicle hard starting , 2nd scan shows 6 glow plugs failed 3rd vehicle really stinks while idling I have removed inlet manifold ,removed all glow plugs tested them and...
  8. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone, I have 2007 118d Auto 150k miles that has recently started to give off blue smoke on cold start. The ignition was a little hesitant when cold and the car would shake a little when started ( the rpm moves about a little). All of these symptoms go away when the car has warmed up...
  9. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi everyone, I would be very grateful for some advice regarding an Amber DFP warning I have. My car is a 2008 635d with about 70k miles on the clock. A few days ago the DPF amber warning light came on. I had this problem 18m ago and the dealer then replaced a faulty thermostat and the problem...
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I started my car for the first time in two days today, there was frost and the temp was around -2. The car slightly hesitated to start and the glow plug warning light flashed up and the car did start (1.5 seconds) however due to the cold it was like the car was misfiring and shaking...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Looking for some advice! Bought myself an icarsoft code reader as I was having problems on first start up! Car turned over started was rough and died.On second attempt car started no problem so I was wondering what was up! Anyway got the reader plugged it in and through up codes, 480A...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello. I changed my glow plug relay today to no avail. So going to do my glow plugs. What I'm ordering, torque ratchet, extension and deep 10mm. New inlet gaskets. Glow plugs of course and some plusgas for realising the stuck ones. Do I need anything else? Thanks
  13. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Okie cokie. So its winter in england and my car is starting lumpy. Had this issue before changed the glow plugs and all was good. 1 year later same problem. I have noticed fuel consumption has dropped dramatically. Motorway avg 38.9. So, I have changed the glow plugs again expecting that to be...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys. Past few mornings my cars had a rough start. Put it down to glow plugs so was planning on changing all 4 plus the control module on Saturday. Started my car this morning seemed rougher and louder. Started driving to work to realise I have no power. Foot down in 3rd hardly moves. Got...
  15. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, This is my first thread and post. I know everyones fed up with ''glow plugs & glow plug controller'' threads, but I gave up searching and I couldn't find useful information to solve the problem:sarcastic Recently had glow plugs(Bosh) & glow plug controller(Beru) replaced on my 55reg...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    About a year ago I had my car remapped and was pleased with results. Much quicker and better mpg - transformed it, so no complaints. However, when started cold now, it runs lumpy for about 3 or 4 mins. A bit annoying. Guy couldn't sort and offered to remove the map, but by then I was hooked on...
  17. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello all, Sorry if this has been touched before but I'm new to the whole forum business. So I have a 335d automatic, beautifull car when it works, recently had a few problems with the car, engine light management came on, increased emissions was the message on the I drive. Since then I changed...
  18. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've been listening to people talking about all requirements like glow plugs, thermostats, right amount of fuel in the tank ect. and all other circumstances that could prevent DPF from going into cleaning process but is it all truth though? I already have my 3rd E60 now and I have been...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have got my 535D into a garage for the DPF removal due to Limp mode and wanting a little more in the horses dept.... HOWEVER They have removed the DPF, CAT, EGR, pipes yet the car still will not pull the skin off a rice pudding.?? Sometimes the glowplug light comes on sometimes it...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I'm new to these sort of forums so I thank you in advance for your support and help, great job! I also apologise if as I don't know how to search problems. I have a 535d m sport on 55 reg, 160k, great car till recent, I brought a peake error reader and have following errors: 55, 4b10...
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