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  1. Inactive Alarm System

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Ever since buying my ‘95 840 last year, the alarm system has never worked. The LED in the centre console has never lit up, the indicators have never flashed with remote locking, and the siren has never gone off. The locking works fine off the 3 button radio key, just seems like the alarm is...
  2. DSC failure, TPS error, Start Assist inactive

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, Newbie to the forum done some searching on this but can't find a definitive answer so hoping someone here may have had the same issue and resolved it.. Here it is.. I have had a lovely 2006 e91 with 52k for about 4 months. Driving the other day on a bumpy road and all of a sudden bong...
  3. selfleveling suspension ,,inactive

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    `selfleveling suspension, inactive` notice on dash of my E53 ,04 ,x5, 4.8, pump works ,fuses at rear ok any idea what is wrong ?
  4. E46 318ci post cat O2 sensor inactive

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My 318ci has cost me the earth the last 6 months and having just replaced the cat and both sensors I'm still getting a "catalytic conversion" fault code. My local indy checked the live data and said that the post cat O2 sensor is inactive when it shouldn't be !!! Can anyone please...

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Good morning. I replaced the track rod ends on my X5 over the weekend and since then the DSC inactive lights up on the dash. This happens every time I drive, but only after about 300 yards. When I stop and kill the engine restart it and drive again it will reappear Can any of you sad me to...
  6. First BMW now a dynamic drive temporarily inactive message

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all i have just bought my first ever BMW it's a mint 635ci convertible only 39000 miles full BMW history. i was sat in the car with ignition on just going through the I drive , setting my phone up and playing with the settings like a kid with a new toy. about half hour that's all setting...
  7. 2006 E60 530xd - 4x4 system and DSC failed, DBC failure, Start assistant inactive and other errors

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, recently the car started developing these issues, various errors after driving for a bit. It first happened more than a month ago, similar errors, power steering gone, turn signals would not turn off by turning the steering wheel. After restarting the car and driving for a bit the...
  8. X5 E53 ** AIR SUSPENSION INACTIVE ** Help please!?

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I'm new to the forum, I've just signed up. My 2005 X5 3.0d sport has recently developed a fault. on the dash it flashes up as Air Sus. Inact. which I got plugged it, it was showing as a left sensor fault. I replaced this and got it reset on the computer but it then said the right side is at...
  9. Self Level Suspension Inactive

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Guys, I got the warning a couple of weeks ago, and I don't mind getting stuck into things mechanically myself, so I intend to try to repair it! What I know so far by trying a couple of tests I've seen online, is that the pump try's to actuate, but 'sound' like it gets stuck! Immediate...
  10. HELP! DBC, Drive control system, Servotronic, Start Assist Inactive Failures!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I am really hoping someone will be able to help me out. My E60 started to display the following errors; DBC failure – DTC cannot be used Drive control system! Start Assist Inactive Windscreen wiper fault – resulting in the wipers not turning off Servotronic Failure – Power steering...
  11. Self Level Susp Inactive fixed itself tale

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Came into work and mate said he had Self level inct warning on his 2000 X5. I said its pob full of water in the boot and he would need to dry out and drill hole for the water to escape. I went out at lunch time to drive back home and guess what, my 2003 e39 displayed it also! Along with that...
  12. E53 4.6is RDC Tyre Control Inactive

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Guys I am new on here but could do with some help... Constantly get the Tyre Control Inactive message on the dash. Any clues how to work out which wheel sensor is not working properly?? Cheers Thurlo
  13. e65 dynamic drive inactive warning

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Had a rear tyre changed on my 745 and soon after an amber warning came up on the dash (picture of car with arrows pointing side to side) and a message on the monitor saying "dynamic drive inactive, the car may roll more when cornering. Consult your BMW main dealer". This I did and they had no...
  14. Bluetooth inactive

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi I've just bought a 5 series 520d m sport 55reg. I've an iPhone 3G and bought a cradle to match the phone. When I go to idrive and select Bluetooth I followed the instructions in the phone booklet that came with the documents. Phone, settings, to activate Bluetooth you press the idrive...
  15. 2007 E70 X5 - multiple alerts / gear selector inactive

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, within the space of a few days (and 4 months out of warranty) I have had a rear fog light fail, passenger side day time running light fail and one of the rear LEDs go (no alarm). Naturally I opened the fuse boxes to check for issues and during this process I now have a "possible gear...
  16. 2006 E53 X53 dsc/ 4x4 inactive on x5

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    help needed my 06 plate x5 keeps showing dsc/ 4x4 inactive when i first pull off after starting car any ideas it seems as thought the car is running in 2wd only thanks in advance oly