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  1. intermitent yellow steering angle sensor !

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    as above really some days it comes on at begining of journey whats the cause ? only thing i can think of is i had hunter alignment done a month or so ago ? any help would be appreciated cheers in advance....
  2. BMW 316 E46 Wipers working intermitent

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hi I am bmw 316 on 1999 plate e46 I am having issues with the wipers working intermittent when I use them just by changing speed of wiper the stop working and will not work and if I switch off the car and switch on after a while they will work again until I touch the stock and they go dead. so...
  3. E53 2004 X5 reverse sensors intermitent

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have a 2004 X5 the reverse sensors and front sensors have an intermitant fault (they work when they feel like it) Has anyone else had this or know a cure? Thanks
  4. intermitent rattle when accelerate e90 320d

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Have developed a rattle or slight tapping more when accelerate please help got 100mile round trip for training tomorrow
  5. weird intermitent sound when cold

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there, What can it be this time?! YouTube Thanks
  6. intermitent start due to dash lights coming on help plz?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys me e46 328ci I sometimes turn the key and the service millage reader box comes on and theres notbing else , then i switch the key on and off and then it all lights up then im able to turn it over then to start . And other times all lights straight on and goes fine . Any ideas whats...
  7. F11 Flickering Intermitent Bootlid Light

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum. I bought my 520d estate 5 days ago. I noticed when I unlock the car and the lights come on the bootlid led light flickers and after a while goes off, sometimes it may not even come on sometimes it's OK. In the user manual it says I need to contact BMW - so I...
  8. e46 compact intermitent starting issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I haven't posted for a while due to being busy working on my new house. Anyway, I'm having issues with my e46 compact 318ti 52 reg. I am finding my car is having intermittent starting problems. I find I drive for weeks on end and then all of a sudden when I go to my car and try to...
  9. 1999 e46 323ci intermitent misfire

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys new to the site having a problem with my 323 ci when cold starts fine but kangaroos a bit Then warm its fine when driving til stopping at traffic lights etc for more than ten seconds the engine Will shake the misfire leaving no power but switch of the ignition and start again it runs...
  10. 2008 E81 123d - strange electrical fault with intermitent ABS and DSC lights on dash.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi folks, just a quick message to introduce myself as a new member. I own a 2008 E91 123d m sport. Absolutely love it but recently had a few problems that I'm looking for help with. 1. Stereo LCD screen freezing/going blank. This only happens occasionally and is usually when changing between...
  11. total power steering loss (intermitent)

    BFuk Open Topic
    I have 2003 Z4 3.0I wich has electronic power steering. The steering works like new when it wants to go. It is not notchy in any way wich is common. The fault can occur at any time in any weather and is not affected by temperature. The power steering system just completely fails and the warning...
  12. E46 passenger window intermitent

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, Yesterday after coming back from a long drive my mate sat in my car (330d saloon) he tried puting his window down but nothing happened, when pressing the button next to the auto gear stick we could hear a slight tick coming from the window like it was about to go down but it does not. So i...
  13. 2004 E63 Bluetooth connection intermitent

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Bluetooth has difficulty staying connected to my phone and any other phone that is connected to it. It drops out then connects again. I have had bluetooth on previous BMWs and kind of know what Im doing with them but this is annoying me now. Does anyone have any ideas?
  14. 2000 e46 touring intermitent electrical problem

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys my 2000 plate e46 touring has an electrical issue that i think only happens in damp wet conditions the following occures at the same time. radio power outage (3 secs)back on lights power outage (3 secs) back on dash abs, tc,brake lights all come on and go of after 3 secs engine does...
  15. 2001 E46 320 Intermitent Electrical Faults 2001 Cab

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a 2001 320ci Cab that I bought in Oct. Recently a number of issues have started to pee me off. ABS and Traction Control lights have come on and stay on. Handbrake light sometimes stays on. Seatbelt light sometimes stays on. MPG dial sometimes works and sometimes just reads...
  16. 2009 E92 330i - Comfort Access intermitent fault

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Had intermittent fault with Comfort access and remote locking , sometimes having to use blade in key fob to open car door. New battery did not help . Booked car into dealer and they seemed fairly confident they knew source of problem (signal amplifier in car I think) and have ordered...
  17. 1999 E46 328 intermitent abs/traction light problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hello got an annoying prob with my e46 328i sometimes when i start up the abs/traction/handbrake lights dont go out(even when release handbrake) not all the time- sometimes ??? if i drive for 5 mins stop turn off -turn back on handbrake light goes out when released then couple of mins later...
  18. 2003 E46 318ise Intermitent fault n20b20

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi just a quicky b4 i shell out at bmw for a fault read would a failing camshaft sensor give the following fault when driving sometimes hard sometimes not i get the battery light for about 2 seconds and the engine gets a temporary loss of power then immediately carries on as if nothing has...
  19. 1999 E39 530D - Intermitent Sound problem on sat nav TV and Stereo.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi,E39 1999 'V' Reg. Every now and then the sound will go on my system and sometimes it won't work for a week then it will come back again. I'm not sure if its the analogue TV tuner or a wiring fault. I think mine is the Professional system as opposed to the Business system,. The part number of...
  20. 1994 E36 320i Auto Intermitent Acceleration Problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    OK, I will try to explain this as best I can. I took my car for it's first long drive today and came accross this problem. The car seemed to be accelerating ok and then without any sort of noise or exhaust smoke it felt like a lack of acceleration. I put my foot down to accelerate and it just...