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  1. Losing Power when Accelerating and turning hard

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, in my 320d 2010, I had a DPF filter error on dashboard for few months and recently I started losing power whenever I accelerated hard or hit 70mph on motorway and also on hard turning and bends. I did not waste time and got my DPF cleaned straight away but as it stands my car still has a...
  2. E90 330D - Losing oil

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, Getting a bit lost now so the car has burned oil since I purchased it, the car will burn around 1 litre per 1000 miles. I've sorted all external leaks (swirl flaps and brake vacuum pump) I replaced the valve cover gasket, had a new turbo which is still in warranty and then I added a loo...
  3. iPod losing connection

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi All Anybody else having this issue where you come back to the car half way through a play list or album and the car loses the iPod and then comes back and starts with the first track alphabetically? I've tired 2 different iPod Classics and it happens every couple of days. It very annoying...
  4. E91 320d losing power

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So i don t know what its wrong with my 320d.Few months ago i tuned it (dpf off,swirl flaps off and stage 1),but the car has a strange problem.My diagnosis says that i have 2 bad glow plugs but the rest its fine,when i remaped it, the injectors,turbine and the rest of important stuffs were tested...
  5. Top Radiator pipe keeps bursting off and losing coolant

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi guys, having a nightmare with my 645ci. The thick top pipe that feeds the rad, keeps blowing off and spraying all my coolant over the place. I put 5l of new coolant in the other day, a new jubile clip to hold the pipe on, and took it for a 10 minute drive. Needless to say that the fastest...
  6. F90 DAB keeps losing signal

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all Has anyone found out how to resolve the problem of the DAB radio keeps losing it,s signal, Have had other cars with DAB radio and travel on the same route and did not have any problem with them. Is this just a BMW thing?
  7. 1996 E36 318ti Losing Power on Hard Right Cornering

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, My first post in the forum so I hope I get the etiquette right; I’ve gleaned a huge amount form other threads (:thumbsup) but it’s now time for one of my own. I have a 1996 318ti compact with an M42 engine (about 290,000 km on the clock) and a manual box. Despite the age and the tired...
  8. 320d Code 44CC, car losing power

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Car repeatedly loses power every now and again. Sometimes it works fine and turbo spools up normal. Sometimes it doesn’t and turbo won’t spool till over 3000rpm. Usually switching engine off for 5 mins fixes it. Today I checked for code when it wasn’t boosting properly and got code 44CC- boost...
  9. 2004 E46 318i - losing brakes randomly

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The other day I was on my way back home and came to a junction, the brake pedal went rock hard and it would hardly slow the car. Luckily I was close to home so got back and tried restarting it a few times. Still no change. Hard brake pedal with engine on and off. An hour later I went out again...
  10. X5 2003 E53 3.0L diesel sport - losing power on accelleration

    I'm a newbie to this forum - hopefully this will be directed to the correct section if I'm posting in the wrong one!? Recently my X5 was losing power intermittently when accelerating, if I gradually press the accelerator the car would accelerate but very unresponsive if pressed 'to the floor'...
  11. E90 Diesel vibrating and losing power.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys ................... new to the forum so please be gentle! This post is on behalf of a mate of mine who doesn't do internet, so I'm doing this for him. He's got a 2007 320d SE, which he absolutely adores, and it's now gone through the 300,000 mile barrier ................ and still pulls...
  12. 318i e91 losing compression

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Starts fine hot or cold idles fine. If given a hard rev it will rev as hard as you want and you can hold it at high revs. However after a good rev, on the over run it always stalls and when you try to restart there is no compression at all. After a min or two if you try again it sounds like some...
  13. e60 losing power

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi guys new to this forum and loving having a problem with my 08 bmw e60.been losing power in second and third gear and turbo refusing to kick in so had codes read and turned out egr was on way out so had it replaced along with glow plugs but not the controller/module as got sent the...
  14. BMW E30 318i M50 conversion losing power

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I have a 1987 BMW E30 318i with an M50B25 vanos engine conversion from an E36. I am having trouble diagnosing an issue where the engine loses power and when I try to accelerate it loses more power and misfires occasionally. The engine does not cut out but then runs very rough. It only...
  15. 530D E60 losing power around 2000 rpm

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, My 530D is losing power around 2000 rpm. Revs continually drop to 1500 rpm every 1-2 secs and occasionally makes a low pitch grinding noise. I took it to my local independent bmw specialist but he was unable to find any faults and hasn't seen this problem before. The car has done 203k...
  16. Losing fuel white smoke

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi I have a 2008 120i convertible , engine management warning light has just come on , white smoke coming from exhaust and losing fuel on the fuel display , any ideas :+1::+1:
  17. 2010 F10 520d - Losing lots of oil into coolant after timing chain repair

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Any help / advice would be appreciated! My 2010 520d F10 (manual) recently snapped the timing chain at 81k. I took the car to BMTEC in Manchester as it's close to my work to be repaired. They told me that I had been "incredibly lucky" in that there was no damage to the engine other than the...
  18. E31 850, '92 - Im losing hope.

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    So Im losing hope with my 850i. Every time I try and fix one problem, another arises or no luck. I still cant get it to run nicely and it smells very rich. I've replaced the plugs and the old ones looked very wet! Dizzy rotor and cap. Leads Plugs (Just replaced the NGK ZFR5F-11 to BRk6EK)...
  19. Losing coolant

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey i have an n53 e92 330i and i have noticed some coolant loss. My immediate concern is that it could be the head gasket - however i would like to dismiss this if possible but my knowledge is poor on the subject, and im hoping its just a leak or bad cap (the cap doesnt 'click' like it used to...
  20. 2006 BMW Z4 2.5i Losing TONS of oil please HELP!!

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi all! I have returned to the forum after finally purchasing another BMW and I have issues with the beast already! I purchased the car from wales 2 weeks ago and have done around 700 miles since and in this time I have managed to lose 2 ltrs of oil!! I cant see anything under the car and...