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  1. 330d MSport Auto Transmission - 1st gear nothing then takes off? Maybe bit slip between 1st and 2nd.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi All! ZF 6HP 26 now at 107k. Not had any issues with codes etc. Been serviced a few k ago. Again with no issues. I provided an excellent post on the subject if anyone is looking to service their ZF transmission. Some pics of the fluid etc. As title say really... had a few moments at...
  2. 1 Series E81 steering problems

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    Hi everyone (sorry for the essay) I’ve got an issue with my 2008 1 Series 116i M Sport (E81 I believe, 3 door hatch) that’s seriously driving me mad. I’ve had the car since February, bought with 80k miles, some service history (although nothing relating to this issue). I’ve browsed long and...
  3. F30 Xdrive problems and advise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all a newbie here. After buying my first Bmw last week I’m having problems. It’s a 2015 320d Xdrive, when accelerating and Corning the car is juddering, after reading I’m convinced it’s the Xdrive transfer. The company I bought it from are covering costs, but I have no idea where to take it...
  4. 2004 E46 330Cd Boost Problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2004 E46 330Cd Boost Problems - FIXED! Hey all, So I've not driven the car much the last few months because of a lower back problem I have, but it seems to have now developed a bit of a problem with the turbo not boosting properly. It's completely random. Sometimes it will boost fine...
  5. 2010 E92 N43B20A - lambda problems and missfires

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I know there are a lot of threads about similar problems but can't quite work out what is going on with mine 320i. When car was bought in Jan 2018 it started running rough shortly after purchase. Changed Coils, Spark Plugs, had it serviced, new fuel pump, new low pressure fuel sensor...
  6. BMW F01 Air Suspension problems help pls.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, i'm hoping you guys can help me with 2 queries i have. Firstly, since i bought my 2013 730d, i have had a few air susp problems. One of the rear struts was leaking and caused an idrive 'chassis' error, so i replaced it with a second hand part (to try avoid the £1500 part from main stealer...
  7. 320d problems possible injector?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, ive got an 03 E46 320d 150bhp that has developed a problem,basically as I was driving there was a loss of power but the car still ran,I called up the RAC and the guy reckoned it could be a faulty injector (his diagnostic software was useless and didnt show up anything) but he did say in...
  8. A few teething problems

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    Hello ladies & gents, Not long bought myself an E91 LCI 335D which I love, only thing is i've found a few teething problems with it. I have done some research on google and a few forum posts the only thing is I keep finding different answers. Probably easier for me just to list my problems then...
  9. central locking problems

    Auto Electrical Forum
    1998 E36 Touring central locking problems
  10. BMW E46 330cd sport - Rear suspension/top mount problems. HELP!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good morning, I have a 2004 330cd which I purchased around 10 months ago. It came on BC racing coilovers which made the ride unbearable for daily use so I replaced the rears with OEM standard M-sport suspension (Top mount, shock, springs, dust cover, bump stop, all washers etc). Since then I...
  11. Traction control problems

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    Hiya. New here and this is my 1st bmw. I always drive older golfs but decided I needed something reliable (?!) for work.. It’s a 118D coupe and I’m having problems with the traction kicking in, I changed the runflats to mitclin all climate to see if this worked. It didn’t, I’ve had a diagnostic...
  12. N54 carbon problems and how to fix them!

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    Hello, As some of you may know, maybe first hand, the N54 engine while being a great lump in many regards it has some serious issues with carbon build up. These are photos of what my valves looked like at 57k, cylinders 1 and 6. Bellow I will go into detail about the specifics of the problem...
  13. Climate Control Problems Anyone?

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    Hi, I have a 4 Series GC 2016 28K on the clock. The climate control is non responsive to the temperature i.e I set the temperature to 22c it takes the car a while for the fans to kick and heat the car up, which I guess is normal as the engine Is cold. The issue is that the car heats up beyond...
  14. Refuelling problems, diesel keeps pumping back when trying to fill, suspect blocked vent?

    Just tried to fill up after car laid up for 6 months, and when pump nozzle put into filler and trigger pressed, diesel flooded back out of the filler tube
  15. M5 f10 fuel problems

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this although I have been reading posts for years. I have a 2014 m5 f10 with 28k on the clock and over the last week I have been having some fuel issues. I get the drivetrain error on the screen and the car starts mis firing really bad until you stop and then the car...
  16. 318ti M-sport 2004 transmission problems

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    Hi guys, My car shakes on every gear change, up shif and down. When in Park its normal until i engage to D then it shakes once, same on R. When I drive it shakes on every gear change then drives normal. When slowing down it shakes on every down shift. I usually put in N to lessen the shake when...
  17. 2010 F11 530d - problems upgrading maps & enabling extra features

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, my new-to-me BMW has the full navigation & media system package with ConnectedDrive (Navigation Premium, TV, DVD, HUD, controller knob, the works), however I'm trying to see what packages I can get for the car, but BMW's website says no additional packages available after putting in my...
  18. 330d New owner, OBC problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, New here, just got a 2001 330d touring, more or less given to us from a friend who's had it from new. Brilliant car, runs really well and goes like stink, so very happy. It has some rust around the rear wheel arches which I will get fixed this summer, as the car's too good to see it...
  19. Side light problems

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So yesterday the left halos failed, tried looking into it as I'm useless with lights etc. So I thought I'd take it to halfords to get it sorted, they came back saying they are complete unit I need not just a bulb as they don't come out. I don't believe that however I'm none the wiser to what I...
  20. ABS/DSC unit problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi can anyone tell me if the codes I've got up mean a new dsc unit as well as the pressure sensors, or would the faulty unit throw up the sensor codes anyway?. I don't want to buy new sensors if it's just the unit knackered. 5E24 pressure sensors 5E21 pressure sensor 2 5E15 control module...