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  1. 330Ci Coupe Steering Jammed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Firstly I apologise if this is in the wrong forum, but it’s the first time I’ve posted anything like this! This could be a wee warning to others tho! Last week whilst out for a drive to the coast the steering jammed as I turned into a left hand bend at about 60mph, I had to forcefully pull the...
  2. 1999 E36 323i - warm start issue 212 VANOS Jammed error after replacing CPS

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    1999 E36 323i - (SOLVED) warm start issue 212 VANOS Jammed error after replacing CPS First post here, I'm a new E36 owner... Bought the car a couple of weeks ago, seller said the camshaft position sensor would need to be replaced soon (this was also confirmed by long cranks and struggling to...
  3. E65 Seat Jammed, Help?

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello everyone My drivers seatback on my 06 facelift 7 series is stuck in the same position & wont move. No sound from the motor or anything, ive tried activating it with INPA & still no movement, all the other parts of the seat move. Can i have some help please? thanks
  4. Bonnet Jammed / 2007 X3 e83

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Front right bonnet catch has jammed. Cable release can be heard operating but front right catch has jammed ( assumption now is that the cable has failed on that catch). We've looked at ripping the grill out as suggested in some advice column's but there seems to be no way past to the catch if we...
  5. 2004 E46 325xi Console CD/radio GPS unit screen jammed open

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, My 325xi has a console unit with GPS, radio and CD player, this has become jammed with the elevating screen in an open position. This occurred when a CD was pushed in when a CD was already in place! but very little force was used. The CD player will not now accept a CD, there is an error...
  6. E46 2000 electric sunroof jammed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi peps, yesterday i opened my sunroof while driving , it stopped so i moved it forward and then back again only for it to stop ,then i could smell burning ,which was the motor . what has happened is the shade has been taken back into the cartrage and jammed , the RAC couldnt help. so my...
  7. 1999 318is e36 window not working gettin jammed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi my bmw drivers window only goes up and down in sections like an inch at a time but when engine is off it works ok ??????
  8. How to release a stuck E39 Bonnet on 5 Series: Pictures and Videos

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi, In the lengthy and frustrating process of getting my stuck down BMW E39 bonnet opened, I've established there are two basic faults that can occur. Here is the story of how to fix this problem with some pictures and videos. A) Either the bonnet release cable has broken, stuck or is...
  9. Jammed front door lock

    General BMW Discussions
    1994 E36 320i. I am having a problem with a seized Drivers side (RHD) front door lock. It is a 1994 E36 320I sedan and doesn't have a chipped door key, and the key is the only way to lock or open the doors. The door has jammed the lock cylinder and cannot be turned one way or the other...
  10. Passenger Door Jammed Shut! Possible Dead Lock Problem? Help Please

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Can anyone help??? after having the doors off for painting i started to put them back on and line them up, when i shut the passenger front door the stricker plate came loose and now i carnt get the door open! I have tried pulling the handle and they both work but it just wont let go of the door...
  11. E46 330i butterfly flap jammed closed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So, upon searching through various sites last night regarding quick mods, I found the golf tee one. Great I thought. However, I went out to my car to find the butterfly flap was closed. I poked around a bit with a screwdriver but it wasn't for budging. I then sprayed lots of wd-40 and left it...
  12. E46 2000 318CI - Jammed Throttle after cruise control

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I had a quick search for this and not to much came up. After I take the cruise control off the pedal usually gets stuck and needs a good kick to release it, when I'm on the motorway its fine. I did this the other day but the only difference I was on a country lane, took it off cruise...
  13. 2004 E70 X3 2.5i - Jammed Bonnet

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    My nearside bonnet catch appears to be jammed shut while the offside appears to be released. There is slight tension in the release lever but no movement on activation of the lever. Any ideas for opening the bonnet??
  14. 1997 E36 328i - Ignition Barrel - Jammed in Position 1

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello All. I have looked at how to remove the ignition barrel but the problem I am having is that the barrel is jammed in position 1 and as far as I can tell to remove the barrel it needs to be in position 2. Any ideas on how to remove the barrel from position 1? Any ideas would be greatly...
  15. 2002 E46 316i accelerator pedal jammed (FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Been away for couple of weeks, started a car on return - all is fine, nothing indicates a problem, but ... the accelerator (gas) pedal is jammed, not responding, its like blocked, I can't push it! Switched engine off and on few times - same problem, never had this before! Any advice please...
  16. 2006 330d SE Auto - Yellow Electric Steering Wheel Lock Jammed warning light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I bought my BMW two weeks ago and it has just displayed the yellow warning light to say that the “electric steering wheel lock jammed”! In fact the steering wheel lock isn't jammed, I can start OK and it seems to drive normally. However the warning light comes on each time I enter the...
  17. 1999 E36 323i coupe- Tilt & turn Sun-roof jammed open

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Hope you can help me here! The sun-roof has jammed on the tilt & turn mechanism. There is power to the motor but it will not close or show any sign of movement whatsoever. We have tried moving it manually with the allum key and that dosent work either. With unpredictable British Weather, the...
  18. 2004 E47 cd jammed - anyone?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    SOLVED!!!! hello all.. my CD has jammed in the e46 04 satnav machine. does anyone know how to get it out.. every time i press eject the screen tilts to let the cd out but no cd comes out. then the screen stays on the lowered position and doesnt move back even if you turn the ignition off and...
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