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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Gentlemen Greetings Each time the car parked for two days it drains the battery... During diagnostic session Everything is normal as should be.. Except the CAS.. Reporting : 930741 Output, Terminal 15WUP Short circuit to positive. 930743 Output, Terminal 15WUP _RS short circuit to...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I wonder if anyone can help me please... Two things which I've never been able to fathom on my 3 series. 1) The drive mode defaults to 'Comfort'. Is there a way to get it to default to something else, e.g. Sport+, Eco etc? Without having to manually change it every time... 2) Every...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi my 2007 E91 M47 engined 320d m sport is going into limp mode when on idle after driving for a few miles. It doesn't happen if its been running for some time and not idled. The only codes coming up are for the glow plugs but these have been changed along with the glow plug control module...
  4. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, Needs some help or advice as I’m brand new in the world of BMWs. About three days ago I bought an 06 reg 520d with 105k on the clock. The car seems to be spotless, no leaks, no error codes, no rust, full service history, 3 months warranty, bla, bla. This morning I dropped off my...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there My dad has a e39 2003 520i M54B22 with only 60K, recently it has started experiencing some issues with the gearbox and starting. It has been hot here in London and I have noticed the problem generally occurs in the heat. About a week ago it would not start, no crank nothing at all but...
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi I have a BMW X3 06 2.0D it recently has loss of acceleration in third gear at 3000 revs and in fourth at 2500 revs, I’m not sure I’d its in limp mode or if it’s a turbo issue or what’s happening please can anyone help ? Thanks
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 1 series is causing me issues. It started after a decent 40 min motorway drive when turning into a car park, the amber brake fluid light(according to hand book its drive off assistant failure) and limp mode lights came on. I had the faults read by rac who said it was a nox sensor issue. The...
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I recently bought a BMW diesel and I'm curious about DPF regeneration, never having had it in a car before. I realise it's a question that crops up quite a lot and I have done some googling but I seem to have found everything from "You can't miss it - as soon as it starts you should rev its nuts...
  9. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    2008 E87 120D MSport Auto Hi all, really struggling to get to bottom of intermittent multiple lights / limp mode on the above. History: - DSC light / limp mode occasionally activated (replaced drive shaft OSR due to swollen reluctor ring) - Same fault this time with car on ramp symbol...
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all I wondered if any experienced person would be able to help? I have a 2006 E61 with 70k miles that I recently (last week) had MOTd and remapped. The MOT was fine, and the remap was done via Evolution Chips in Blackpool on behalf of the motor company I used in Lincoln. There was some...
  11. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, just brought a new-to-me 2010 530d and the first thing I've found so far is that the headlights are always on in "auto" mode even tho it's bright and cloudless. Is this normal, or is something wrong, i.e. sensor broken? Many thanks!
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've read that if you flood the engine with fuel you can try to start it first by pressing the gas pedal all the way in (or at least 80%) and injectors won't fire fuel. Does this "flood mode" even works with our BMWs? particular m54 engine? If it does, should I also press both the clutch (my...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    I hope someone can offer some advise because this has me stumped. I recently purchased a Sony MEX2400BT radio, I also purchased a harness which allowed me to keep the steering wheel controls so I can use it hands free. I installed them no problem but after 40 minutes of the ignition being...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey everybody . New to the site as well just wanted to post this topic and maybe find the needed answers that i am seeking. My bmw 2003 318i e46 n42 just decided to go in limp mode (dash board gear sign) i run down a diagnostic check and i found a fault on vanos motor and on the eccentric shaft...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    HI all, new here and struggling, my BMW 'auto' won't go into sport mode, it isn't the cable located under the gearbox as has been picked up loads. its been identified as this part in the picture, I can't locate this item to buy on eBay the car paddles don't work, sport mode won't work, but...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello, I have a 325tds and something strange happens to him ... when he does not understand and nothing happens because he had the damaged master injector (which already changes) ... but I do not have a good answer and I tried to change the flowmeter because with the Disconnected if it went well...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just wondering if anyone would have any idea on what could be the problem with my 320d e46 150bhp I'm currently getting codes; 4560 45A0 4600 Rail pressure plausibility delivery controlled 3F01 Charge air pressure sensor signal 3FF1 Air mass flow sensor I have changed the maf...
  18. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I have a 2010 X1 2.0d X Drive automatic with 106000 miles the problem I have is it goes into limp mode usually at junctions. I have to turn it off and restart it and it will run fine for the next few days then do I again. I have had it to the garage and had it plugged in no fault...
  19. General BMW Discussions
    I have an e46 325Ci 2005 model and when i use the key to wind down the windows everything works fine but when i lock the car the windows amd the sunroof close but the quarter windows don't how can i fix this ?
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have a 330d e46 and when I set off driving it will go into limp mode and all the lights come on then after a while the lights go off and it goes back to normal ? tried using a code reader but no faults show up ? anyone had similar issues ? Any help would be greatly appreciated :) thanks
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