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  1. BMW 520d M47 LCI - low power in RPM under 2000 and engine check light on hard acceleration HELP!!

    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum. I own a BMW 520d 08 LCI but with the M47N2 engine. Looking forward to getting to know the community!!
  2. Trouble with 118i

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    purchased a 118i 2.0 petrol yesterday, did all the usual checks before buying, on the way home was sat at about 100mph (private road) and the car suddenly started jolting, both dials were going right round then back to the actual speed/rpm pulled over turned the ignition off waited a minute then...
  3. E92 335d (Pre LCI) DPF issues - sooty exhaust, low power

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Everyone, I recently bought a Superchips Bluefin for my 335d, about a month / 2500 miles after flashing my ECU I noticed some soot appear around the exhaust tips. Previously it had always been very clean, as you'd expect from a car with a DPF. There have been no warnings displayed on the...
  4. Actuator problems

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi So I have a 2007 E92 335d M sport, 107k miles, owned for past 2 years with full service history. A couple of weeks ago it lost significant power in the low and mid range, then would pick up after about 2500rpm (though not quite full power). Usual story - no check engine lights, no smoke or...
  5. 06 e61 520d manual gutless under 2000 rpm poor fuel economy

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, I have just got my car back from having a fair bit of work done and it's all good as it was before it went in, and in fact since I bought although it was already high mileage then. Thing is I had a courtesy car that was an e90 320d same engine same power similar mileage. The e90 just...
  6. e90 turbo problem?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys! I own a 320d e90 (2008). It's the Efficient Dynamics model, with 177hp. Right now it has ~100k miles. Yesterday, after some highway driving (no sudden accelerations or anything, constant speed), when I got back to the city I've noticed that under 3000rpm the car is kinda slow (even in...
  7. e36 330i 1997 - Sudden cut out on idle and no start for a minute or so

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Sorry new to the forum so don't judge my post to harsh please :) I am battling an issue with my bimmer. It starts fine like half a turn then idles smoothly for a while approximately until it warms up and then dies suddenly, after that it doesn't want to start up and after sitting for...
  8. E46 320d 2000 - Low power below-2.5k revs and rough idle.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey Bimmer's, Need some help, my BMW is having trouble pulling away (especially when cold) in low gears (1-3). If you put your foot to the floor in first gear nothing happens, you just slowly creep up, however as soon as 2.5k revs are reached the turbo seems to kick in the car launches finally...
  9. 2007 E60 535d - Acceleration Issue

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, There's something strange going on with how my car accelerates, hopefully I can describe it well enough. Since buying it I've been convinced something is off, the problem is I've also got a pre LCI 535d and compare the two. Now I've driven the car allot more, I've got a bit more of an...
  10. 1999 E36 Compact 316i - Power Issues + Misfiring

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Sorry if this is in the wrong section am quite new to this. Problem is with my E36 compact 316i. Its a 1.9l but is absolutely abysmal. I recently looked up bhp stats when it was new and they seem to only of started with 104!!. Twinned with this it is misfiring which doesnt help the power...
  11. 1999 318 TDS - Low power and whooshing sound at higher revs

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, My girlfriend has been running an E36 318 TDS compact for about a year and everytime i use it i find new problems and fix them (just usually loose things, brakes etc). This morning it seemed low on power and their was a whooshing sound at higher revs. Is this likely to be a turbo problem...