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  1. 530D battery gremlin and erratic wiper problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, I've owned my 55 plate 530D E60 saloon for about 2 years now and not long after i bought it I had issues with an excessive battery discharge message. If I don't use my car for a week or 2 I usually get this message along with the clock being reset. The car will start and when I...
  2. Windscreen wiper/ battery gremlin

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    MODS please delete- Posted in wrong section
  3. another electrical gremlin

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    posted from a while back Hi all, Really hoping someone can help as i'm at a loss with a fault I have with my E60. On a few occasions now, the car has gone 'crazy' throwing up faults on the iDrive such as loss of ABS, loss of Drivetrain etc. I have done a fair bit of research on the topic and...
  4. Electical gremlin 320d e46 2001

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Can anybody help I've lost window wipers Idercator arrows don't light up on dash and the car symbol that tells you your car doors are open dose not work either Bought a new battery no blown fuses earth leads tight I don't know where to look next
  5. 2005 E66 730ld - electrical gremlin

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have noticed an intermittent electrical problem - when I unlock the car the internal lights should come on but sometimes they don't. If I then re push the unlock on the remote they do come on. Also, when the car is already unlocked, sometimes the internal lights don't come on when you...
  6. 330ci boot lock gremlin....

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all, This weeks 'monster of the week' is a boot lock gremlin that I have. In the morning when I unlock my car for the first time, the boot shows as open. I have to open the boot, press the boot button on the boot lid, then close it. It's fine for the rest of the day then. What...
  7. 1996 BMW e36 passenger door lock gremlin

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I'm writing from Australia and have already got my flame suit on just for that. I am having a strange problem with my front passenger door. the knob inside the door moves up and down bu does not lock or unlock the door. the key will turn anti clockwise but, will not turn clockwise at all...
  8. Electrical gremlin -Indicator dash lights and MF wheel buttons not working

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So this morning, my indicator dash lights and left side of the MF wheel buttons are not working. The indicators work, but there is no clicking or flashing on the dash. Same with the hazard lights. The only thing I can think of is that last night i disconnected the 6 cd changer in the boot and...
  9. 1999 740i Electrical Gremlin

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I just got a 1999 740i after two days of driving this car the radio, horn, wipers, cruise control, stopped working! The display reads "check brake lights" but all brake lights work WHEN they happen to come on. There is also a "Trans Failsafe Prog" message being displayed but, the transmission...
  10. E46 2001 Steptronic Gremlin in the system

    Auto Electrical Forum
    So my E46 Coupe has a poltergeist in the works. Ive taken it to 2 mechanics and they are dumbfounded. Usually at night, with the electrics loaded up (lights, cruise control, stereo, heater on) there will be a sudden drop in rpm and the battery light will come on for a split second. Recently this...
  11. 2001 E46 330Ci - electrical gremlin

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hi, please forgive me for probably going over old ground but i'm stumped. after owning this car for about four months the battery died so i replaced it. after doing this some warning lights came on whilst driving followed by the battery light which stayed on. after reading some posts on here i...
  12. 2002 E46 c330 vert leccy gremlin !

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi , I seem to have a weird electrical fault . While out last nite I noticed that although I had cancelled my indication the left hand arrow on the dash continued to flash like it was still on . I know now that the indicators on the car had cancelled . Today I went to drop the roof and nothing ...
  13. E39 2000 530d Power Loss Gremlin

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Help needed, have been trying to get to the bottom of a power loss problem on my 530d. BMW Specialist has checked over all the usual things, turbo, breathers, pipes etc. Thought we found the problem, disconnected MAF and it went like a train. Put a new Bosch MAF on (2 to be sure) reset computer...