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  1. 1998 E36 318i, fuel system problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    This BMW is becoming the Bain of my life by the time I'm finished every part will be brand new Rant over. Basically I'm getting spark and crank but no fuel I've recently been waggling wires under the back seat or hitting the relays in the engine and waggling them to . Now it has got to the...
  2. 2000 E36 316i compact - mass air flow problem?(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all Hope everbodys well Have had my car on Code reader, and the mechanic gave me this code P0101, signal hot film air mass sensor, not present. But he mentioned something about it being an intermittent signal? Stated to me that they should check the mass air flow wiring, at £60 and if...
  3. 2007 E87 116i - Bonnet Problem...FIXED

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Guys, First post on this forum! Just wondering if anyone here may be able to help me with a problem I am having with the bonnet of my 07 1 series? Basically the thing will not stay down! Whilst driving home from the garage we brought the car from last week the "Bonnet open" warning light...
  4. 1996 316i Coupe - Outside Temp Sensor problem.(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I had a little run in with a large stone yesterday and scraped the brake duct off the front end as well as scratching the hell out of the paint, etc. (I'm still not through kicking myself) I seem to have ripped the outside temp sensor clean off the car as there are now just bare wires at the...
  5. 1992 E34 520i, starting/idling problem.(FIXED)

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    For the last year my 520 has started 1st turn of the key,it fires up at 1200rpm and immediately settles to 700/750 rpm hot or cold. On Saturday it started first turn of the key as usual but dropped from the 1200 to less than 500 and almost stalled but then settled at 750 as usual. This happened...
  6. 2000 E46 318i Rear Number Plate Lights Problem(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    can anyone tell me where the fuse if for the number plate lights ? I have checked the fuse box in the glovebox, but can't see anything relating directly to the number plate lights. Basically neither light works, and before I check the wiring etc, I just want to make sure that the fuse is ok...
  7. 1997 E36 318i Idle Problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I've recently bought a E36 and I think it has an idle problem. Starting from cold it sometimes drops to about 200 rpm but does not cut out, then jumps back up to around 1000 rpm. When I reverse and dip the clutch it does it more and more. If I try and floor it the car jumps like its about...
  8. 1996 E36 318i convertable - hood problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    changed out the hood module as was informed by bmw garage it was kaput but still not working do these modules need to be synched if so is it an easy fix garage said they would only change module as hoods are a pain and they didnt want work all that shows is red light lit on hood switch its a...
  9. 1999 E46 323i Clock Problem(fixed)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I have a problem setting the clock on my e46. I've read the manual but when I scroll through the computer to get to the clock there is just two lines flashing rather than giving you a time. With ignition key in pos I, if I press or turn the right hand stalk on the dash to adjust the...
  10. 1996 E36 328i heater problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi, iv had a look again today at my heater as its not working :frown it all turns on as it should and makes a clicking noise behind the dash when you turn it on/off. it did come on once and worked perfect but took about 10 mins to work, any ideas? cheers :thumbsup
  11. 1999 E36 M3 SMG Big problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi If anyone could help me solve my SMG gearbox problem I would be very grateful. The car is an 1999 unmodified E36 M3 and after fitting a new battery as the old one had gone flat the gearbox will now not select any forward gears, but strangely will select and drive in reverse. There SMG...
  12. 2002 E46 320d tourer wishbone bush problem!(fixed)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello again all, Just a bit advice i had an indy garage fit front wishbone bushes as my car had normal worn bush symptoms ie shudder and wander when braking along with feeling very detached when going over road trains ect . anyway the car was re-fitted the other day from indy...
  13. 2001 Z3 E36/7 3.0l, Fuel injector problem.(FIXED)

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi fellahs can someone point me in the direction of a supplier for a 2001 fuel injector for a 2001 3litre Z3, first post so I apologise if not on the correct forum. The car is running rough as a badgers! diagnostics suggest the injector in no 6, any help greatly appreciated. Mike
  14. 2001 e46 330ci multi function steering wheel problem(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Evening folks, Can anyone help?, gradually my function buttons on the steering wheel have stopped working, firstly the cruise control worked sometimes and then not others and now not at all, the radio controls likewise. Would be grateful for any help, Thanks, Martyn
  15. 1994 e36 320i slight window problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys, when i open the drivers door on my 1994 e36 320i cab the window does not drop down as it should, so when i close the door the window does not seat properly. once the door is open if i use the switch and move the window down slightly and then close the door the window automatically moves...
  16. 1996 E36 318ti Starter Motor problem(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    When I start my engine from cold, the engine throws over and starts first time, no problems. However, once the car is hot, when I try to start the engine, the starter is spinning, but seems to not be engaging with the engine, so you can hear the motor working, but the engine is (oops!) NOT...
  17. 1994 E36 325 tds - engine problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all, I am having problems with my engine. it will only let me rev to around 2000 revs before it stops and stays at that level no matter how much more i press the pedal down. then when i release and try again it only lets me rev to around 1800 revs before stopping again. There are also lots...
  18. 2001 E46 330d Touring - cold running problem(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there to all who read, my first post and my 1st BMW, I'm looking forward to the experience :-) Just bought the car, as usual with these things you find the problems after the new car bring has faded. Mine's a 2001 330 diesel touring manual, done big miles 170k! but well serviced. Problem...
  19. 2004 E53 X5 3.0 diesel satnav/radio problem(FIXED)

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, The problem started when he was listening to the radio - not too loud, all the speakers stopped working apart from the n/s/f. Took the car to a very good car hifi shop who knew about X5's, they tracked it down to a unit in the boot footwell - under the spare tyre, next to the battery - it's...
  20. 2000 E39 530d saloon - Air in fuel pipe problem(FIXED)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    2000 E39 saloon. My fuel was low and the car lost power and stopped. The fuse to the fuel pump had blown - once it was replaced and 20L of diesel added to the tank it restarted. The problem that I have now is when it gets down to 1/4 tank loads of air bubbles appear in the fuel pipe and I have...