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  1. Loses power / Can't locate turbo/boost sensor - P0238

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello, I've got e60 diesel. In normal conditions when revs reach 2,5K I get that turbo boos which adds some more power, however recently an issue appeared, when the engine is warm sometimes I get no power. It slowly reaches 2,5k revs and keeps going up in a same slow manner. I though it was...
  2. E39 528i loses power after driving for some time

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys I bought this japan imported e39 528i a month back in dubai and from few days when i start it, it goes very smooth and with a good power but after driving for sometime when I switch off the engine and start again it takes little long to get started and while driving when i give a...
  3. 1994 318 TDS loses oil prime oil light on 15 seconds

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Here is the puzzle: Have here(in Porto,portugal) a 1994 318 tds; I´a repair shop and i´ve been around cars for over 40 years,(including aJaguar shop inNY,US from 1980 to 1999). This bmw had extensive work done by me a year and a half ago; block was changed(cracked cylinder due to broken...
  4. Rear left wheel loses grip even with new tire and shock absorber?!?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello again, Every time i plant the right foot in the wet, rear left wheel would lose grip but the rear right wouldn't. My rear left shock needed replacing so thought that was the issue. Replaced it and its still losing grip. Also, when that wheel goes over a pot hole, it would jump out to the...
  5. E60 520D Car loses power uphill and rev doesn't go over 3000

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, newbie here My 10 years old car started to lose power when I drive up hill. It does not accelerate even when I put my foot down the rPM stays around 3000. Any ideas? Many thanks
  6. Key fob sometimes loses connection with the car

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone, I've been searching on the internet how i can solve this problem. But i couldn't found a similar issue and i'm still wondering what is the real problem with my car. around 2 times a month the remote key has been losing connection with the car, which leads me to resync the key with...
  7. 320d loses boost/power/torque beyond 3.5k

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Ive got a bmw 320d euro 4 new maf New map no error codes Egr is disabled inpa and dis show nothing out of the ordinary charge circuit has been tested to 2.5bar no leaks. The car failed a dis check on the flow control valve on the back of hpfp so i disconnected it so that car runs on...
  8. BMW 1 series DTC light flashes intermittently & loses power

    General BMW Discussions
    This car was presented after visiting the local BMW dealer for diagnostics who said it needed two new driveshafts and two new ABS sensors at a cost of £2000. In my workshop, the driveshafts were removed and it was noted that the ABS sensor rings on the CV joint were contacting the sensor faces...
  9. Dab radio loses signal

    General BMW Discussions
    I have a brand new 118i and I have found that my radio service keeps losing its signal. I have driven through the uk, france and Italy recently and found it happens anywhere. Should I go back to the garage and get it looked at?
  10. 2007 E83 2.0D - OBC loses memory after glow plug change.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, I seem to have created an electrical gremlin whilst trying to resolve an unrelated issue. Back story for this car: - Purchased >3 months ago - Went into the dealers for a few warranty repairs. Was driving OK at the time. Glowplug control unit was replaced (Error code showing faulty...
  11. UK loses EU court battle on air pollution (NO2)

    BFuk Open Topic
    Court orders UK to cut pollution - BBC News looks like things are going to speed up on diesel emissions expect them to be banned from all major city's with in the UK very soon Court puts more heat on diesels - BBC News I also expect the government to start implementing stricter MOT laws much...
  12. 323i loses power

    hi all, have 1996 323i car drives fine then without warning cuts out and will not start, if i sit for 10 minutes will restart and drive ok, help????
  13. E36 316i(compact) 2000 Engine loses revs then eventually cuts out.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Everyone, This is my first post so here goes... I brought my 316 compact last week and managed to get 100 yards from my house when it started to lose revs without altering throttle position. This got progressivly worse and when idleing the engine would just cut out. (Felt like fuel surge...
  14. 2008 E63 635d - DAB Radio randomly loses presets

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi there, Hoping you could help me - I recently purchased a late 2007 635d which has the DAB radio option. Every so often I will start the car and my saved presets for the DAB radio will have disappeared and the car displays "no signal".... eventually it ends up getting signal and then I have...
  15. BBC loses half the rights to showing the F1 to Sky

    BFuk Open Topic
    So now only half the races will be shown live on the BBC, most of it will be highlights by the sounds of it where as Sky will get everything :frown What's the point in paying a TV licence when you have to pay Sky for everything anyway...
  16. 2002 E46 318i, Car loses power when changing gear

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My 318i series touring has started to lose power when changing gear. After chAnging gear there is a slight delay of about 5 seconds before the car starts to respond to my accelerator again. Is my clutch on the way out? Or is it something else. The car is a 2002, manual transmission, 74K miles...
  17. George Michael loses his FREEDOM..

    BFuk Open Topic
    About time too;) I bet it won't be long before he drops the soap in the shower.....
  18. 2001 E46 330ci hesitates and loses revs, cuts out intermittently

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a bit of an intermittent problem with my 330ci coupe (e46 2001) Sometimes when approaching junctions etc, when i take my foot off the accelarator and change down, when i got to accelerate again, it looses revs and sometimes cuts out completely. It will also feel very hesitant...
  19. 2002 330D Sport Auto runs ok untill kickdown - then loses power and jerks when idling

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys, Are 330ds' always this much trouble or have I got a dudd? (spellin):D I've just had bushes, rear tyres and rear suspension, link arm and the dreaded number plate light replaced, not to mention rear discs and service too... pretty hefty to say the least and all to get the MOT done...