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  1. Help, My X5 35D MSport sounds like a Propeller Plane at motorway speeds !!

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello again guys Have recently returned from a trip to Normandy, France for the D-Day Anniversary First long distance drive in my recently acquired 09 Plate X5 E70 35D XDrive MSport. 130k on clock Went really well apart from when at motorway speeds, 75mph, 80mph, i noticed a droning sound ...
  2. 2004 e46 318 engine light on and sounds like a ww2 german fighter plane

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there very new to BMW's and not particularly engine savvy. I have this car with 79000 on it, last week or so from seting off its been like its struggling to get the fuel through and sets of slowly but then is fine when going. started making a loud noise and vibrating (seems to be from...
  3. E46 Rear Bulb Holder Gnd plane?

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Ive got the infamous grounding problem with my E46 coupe (rear passenger cluster). I need to splice an additional ground wire to the ground plane in the bulb holder/cluster, however mine does not look the same as most of the examples I can find here (no tab to connect to). Can someone...
  4. 1999 E46 318Ci, Sounds like a plane taking off...

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all, im having a problem with my 318 (again) the problem only occours when i first start the car in the morning, or if its been sat for more then 4 hours lets say, when i start up, there is a noise that comes from under the bonnet and it sounds like a planes about to take off, really loud...
  5. Plane Maintenance

    BFuk Open Topic
    Remember it takes a college degree to fly a plane but only a high school diploma to fix one. Reassurance for those of us who fly routinely in our jobs. After every flight, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a "gripe sheet," which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics...
  6. 2002 E46 320d gear linkage wont stay in 3/4th plane while in neutral

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Right, I've had this problem since I bought the car last year and I want it sorted!! It's a 5 speed box. When the car is in neutral the stick should centralize behind 3rd and in front of 4th. It's worse when it's cold but once I've gone up through the gears to 5th, I can pull it out of 5th...
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