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  1. BMW E46 320D pre fl loss of power at certain rpm

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I'm new to the forum so excuse if I posted the question in wrong place or something... So the problem is when i'm driving my car and floor it from about 1.8-1.9k rpm, doesn't matter which gear ( i don't do that on 1st gear) the turbo spools up fast and starts pulling good for a 2l 100kw...
  2. Loss of power

    E46
    Hello everyone I need some help I was driving my car (2005 e46 320cd) and pulled over to get some food once I pulled out back on to the motor way I noticed it wasnt pulling like it usually does it's like the power was cut in half but once I get over 3000rpm I get abit more power but not the...
  3. 2002 330d Loss of power and rough cold start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have just started to experience a loss of power in my 2002 330d. The last couple of times I have been out in it I have noticed reduced power with foot to the the floor. I am also getting quite a lot of smoke out of the back above around 2500rpm with foot to the floor. The power now feels...
  4. Engine doesn't seem as response, Help!

    General BMW Discussions
    BMW 3 Series 318i E90 When I first got the car it was quite nippy, I could get to 40 in third gear without getting much past 2,500rpm. Now I struggle to get to 40 in fourth gear without the car passing 2,500rpm. It definitely feels as though it has not got the same power and isn't as quick...
  5. HELL NEEDED!!!!! Bmw 316ti e46 crazy sound!!!! PLEASE READ

    General BMW Discussions
    So when I'm in neutral or whilst I'm driving, after I let of the throttle I can hear a loudish "clack!" Sound and also sometimes it is a rattle... Along with this the car has lost a lot of power. The noise seems to be coming from the air intake/manifold place.... This all happened after I...
  6. 2007 e90 330d no power confusing issue!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    hi hopefully someone can help with my problem. I've had my 330d auto for about 5 months and all was fine up until a couple months ago when i started noticing a intermittent slight loss of power what pointed to all sorts of sensor problems but i could live with it. Until a couple weeks ago where...
  7. 2001 e39 530iA - Loss of power, no fault codes. Fuel supply issue and possible vacuum leak?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I know there are lots of threads about the issue of loss of torque/power and have been reading around extensively but there seems to be no conclusive guidance that would point me to the right direction so I am turning to you guys. I am sorry for the lengthy post but I am trying to be as...
  8. BMW E90 (320D) sudden and almost total loss of power - please help!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi - driving my 2005 320D today and all of a sudden the car dropped to 1000 revs and no power. The car starts OK but even with my foot to the floor on the throttle the revs do not go over about 1,200. I managed to drive at about 7 miles per hour for a few hundred yards to get it off the main...
  9. E46 320i 2.2 M54 Hesitation at around 1500 rpm

    General BMW Discussions
    Hesitation at around 1500 rpm when traveling between 30 and 40 mph. Oh so when I'm driving my car when warmed up, between 30 and 40 mph in what I think is 3rd or 4th gear depending on the road- I press the accelerator pedal for more power and I'm getting a hesitation with drop in rpm's for...
  10. 2004 320d 155HP Power Problems? MPG Problems? SOLVED

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning all, Thought I would share this information with everyone as I'm sure other people will have these same problems I am not a mechanic so if there are any parts that I've wrote wrong / explained wrong feel free to correct me as im learning it all lol! little background: My cars a BMW...
  11. Help! 535d no power. Changed the vacuum pipes where next??

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I posted a few days ago about my 535d having no power through out the Rev range. It was working one min then not the next. Some basic fault diagnosis lead to see some shocking vacuum pipes. So I've replaced all but one that goes under the turbo that I can't find the end or what it...
  12. e36 problems, please help!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys, It would be great if you guys could help me, To get straight to it, i have a 94 e36 318is, which has been having some issues for awhile now, To list the symptoms: Idle is loud and rough, car is also generally loud and almost sounds like a diesel. about 50% of the time...
  13. 01 e46 330d, please please help!!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'd like to thank everyone for clicking and replying in advance, Cheers! Now, I have had a E46 330D for about 3 years now, but something has happened and I have no clue what it could be! When I first bought her, she was very, very quick! You were pushed back in your seat upon full throttle...
  14. 2000 e46 318i power loss

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi a new here and just bought a 318i e46 am having elm code 318i I have looked on here about other people having same problem and I done what it says but still same problem and it doesn't seem to have as much power as it should. I have changed all vacuum pipes changed disa valve , cleaned icv...
  15. 2000 e46 318i power loss

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    Hi all am new on here sorry if I posted this in wrong place just trying to figure this forum . I have a 1.9 318 e46 I am having code p0170 fuel trim bank one and it seems as if there's not as much power as there should be I have cleaned the idle valve changed all vacuum pipes cleaned injectors...
  16. vacuum leak+ loss of power and car dies with maf plugged in

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys im new to forums and this site so apologies for any annoying things, ive recently bought a 2001 e46 318ci and ive noticed a few problems! the car makes a whirring noise close to the inlet manifold and when i remove the oil filler cap the noisy engine turns very smooth and quiet after 5...
  17. Hello from Doncaster UK

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    My name is Dave and I am the proud owner of a 320d touring 51plate 2002, 125k I have a problem with the power on my BMW, a month ago I was taking my wife to work and as the turbo kicked in there was a shudder (flutter what ever you want to call it) it was like a misfire on an old petrol car with...
  18. E92 335i, High Pressure Fuel Pump, P3090

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All I'm wondering if anyone can help. I have bought a 2006 petrol E92 335i 2 months ago I absolutely love this car but it has started losing power and bringing up the engine management light. I switch the car off wait a few seconds start it up and its fine. The last couple of days however...
  19. 2001 e46 coupe breakdown, loss of power/stearing jerky gear change

    Introductions
    Hi guys Im fairly new to this fourm, so not sure if this is the right place to post, Anyway on my way back from taking my gf to the cinima my car decide to break down, verry embarising!!! Its a e46 318 2.0 coupe 51 plate I pulled out the juncting and i had complete loss of powe a red oil...
  20. BMW 330ci 2003 auto Fuel Emissions Sensor light

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Just brought a 2003 330ci auto. Its done 50k miles (very low for year but i did as many checks as i could and found no reason for it not to be genuine). Anyway done a quick test drive before buying. After buying drove about 12 miles before pulling into a Texaco petrol station. There...
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