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  1. AirCon gremlins

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    MY aircon started blowing cold only on 1 side of the car two weekends ago. Passenger side was ice cold but drivers side was outside temperature and got slightly cooler after 15 mins but nowhere near passenger side. This last weekend it went to worse where the passenger side wasnt blowing enough...
  2. 840Ci Sport Alarm gremlins

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I wonder if the good people here can help me (and my neighbours') sanity? After a period of being laid up while I was out of work I'm now readying my 840 for a new MoT and treating it to new tyres, wheel refurb and one or two other items to make it legit again. Anyway, to cut to the chase I'm...
  3. 1997 e31 840 ci - electrical gremlins

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi, I have a couple of issues that have just started so any help will be greatfull 1.. every now and then I get a 'brake light out' message coming up but when I checked them they all work..? 2.. passenger window, again every now and then goes up and down but only about 5 or 6mm..? any one had...
  4. E93 LCI - Battery discharging and electrical gremlins

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone, Just wondered if someone could offer some advice. I have a 2010 320d Cab. Near Christmas time I started experiencing electrical problems. I was getting the low battery voltage warning on the dash, angel eyes not turning on when unlocking the car and rear window demister not...
  5. 2001 E46 318i Touring electrical gremlins

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Evening all. Picked up a little E46 Touring a few weeks ago for a bargain price. Its a 2001, 318i SE Auto, with only 70,000 miles on the clock. Its basically a bit of a project, but will be used daily. Ive been experiencing a few weird things regarding the electrics. So far the following...
  6. Electrical Gremlins

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Need some help please with a M44b19. I have an annoying electrical issue somewhere with the baby 36. The ignition is always on and I can take key out and it'll stay running until I stall it. I have to disconnect battery to stop it draining too. I started with the common ignition barrel (both...
  7. Intermittent electrical gremlins

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys I have a 2008 123D Coupe that has an odd electrical fault. While driving alone, the stereo will turn off and back on, at the same time the instrument cluster does what looks like a full reset. This seems to happen completely at random. At one point all the electrics went off, stereo...
  8. 2013 to 2016 gremlins

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All Just swopped by 2013 F31 in for a 2016 model today. Gone from petrol manual to diesel auto Any ideas why my Y cable, which worked fine in my previous car with my Ipod doesnt want to work in the new car? Many thanks
  9. New Here (with gremlins)

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    Hi All! I'm a long time lurker of this forum, anyway i'ts probably the wrong place for this but the reason I'm now a fully logged on member now is, I was driving my 2011 520d along at ~25 mph through the town yesterday evening and it calmly and smoothly died on me. It was if it had run out of...
  10. 2002 E46 vert roof & C/L problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2002 E46 Electrical/Key Fob Gremlins? Hi Newbie today & a girl, so please be kind ;) I had my diamond key fob repaired a few weeks ago & has been working fine until yesterday. Suddenly, when engine on, windows open partially, wont go up, and my roof was down and when I parked and removed the...
  11. 840Ci non GM2 gremlins..

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello esteemed folks. After a long period with no issues , my 840Ci hit back with an odd few issues. Having replaced capacitors in the GM2 made no difference whatsoever..hence the post. Symptoms: Following a night of torrential rain , I went to unlock the car. Unlocking either door, popped the...
  12. Electrical gremlins - rear tailgate window

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Started my car today, noticed the clock and trip info had reset itself for no reason. Drove off and was notified that the boot was open. Now the tailgate window pops open when I unlock the car, only happens if the car has been left for a while. After closing it wont open again. Had been working...
  13. E91 Electrical Gremlins Help...

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Evening All.... Hoping someone can help with a Diagnosis.... 55 Plate E91 330D.... Interior Dome lights / Map light front & Rear + Vanity Lights became Random. Puddle lights, Footwell lights, Glovebox & Boot lid all worked as Normal.... Now the issue has progressed... When the interior lights...
  14. 2004 316ti e46 lots of gremlins. starting with rear wiper operating when ignition turned on

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    First of all I have bought a black 316ti e46 2004 a few months back. it is rust free with 17" sport alloys and full black leather, the rear brake lines have all been replaced. I have replaced the seals in the brake vacuum pump, replaced the cam cover gasket (bmw) with a new one. replaced the...
  15. '03 e46 320ci Alarm gremlins

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey all- am going through what seems to be a common issue for most owners once the car reaches a certain age. There's quite a few posts on similar problems but nothing recent, so I'm hoping there's newer solutions now. The integrated BMW alarm goes off at very random (and inopportune!) moments-...
  16. '03 e46 320ci Alarm gremlins

    Technical Guides for the E46
    moved thread moved thread to main forum.
  17. E36 318 Electrical gremlins

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Had my 318 just over a week now and mechanically she seems pretty solid (apart from the starter motor) but electrically it seems I have a few little niggles. When we picked up the car using the wipers would disrupt the stereo but that was fixed with replacing a fuse. However, a niggle that...
  18. 2005 320D (E90) gremlins with windows and washers!

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, I've got a couple of annoying issues that have very recently cropped up with my e90 320d, and so far I've not been able to find the solution for either so am wondering if anyone can help suggest how to fix these myself (rather than take it to someone). First is that me screen wash...
  19. E39 530d Electrical gremlins

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, New member here and there is some great advise on here too. I have read through much of the forum already but don't seem to be able to fix my problem. Within a few days a number of electrical gremlins have appeared which seem to indicate the ign switch. Indicators often don't show...
  20. Electrical Gremlins ASC - ABS Engine Light - No Speedo or MPG meter

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Just a fun one. I have not put her onto the laptop and checked codes yet but looking for places to start with. Briefly last Friday replaced the Air bellow rubbers from the MAF to Throttle body as i had a weird idle surge and possible leak in a boot. I cleaned the MAF sensor and with A/C...
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