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  1. E60 525i, battery change, still got electrical problems.(FIXED)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    the blower fan is only working on slow speed and orange battery light was on after reading a few threads on hear which said that the fan would slow down to save the battery i have changed the battery on a 5251 and the fan went to full speed,but after running for about half hour it went back to...
  2. 1994 E36 320i coupe, Cluster problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Chaps, You may have noticed my previous posts about instrument cluster probs and all the guys that have suggested the cure, a BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU, any way, have sorted it, it appears to be a common fault on this model and is well worth looking at, the problem is in the DME unit, it...
  3. 1994 e36 320i - coupe cluster problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, After jump starting across the battery, the rev counter, economy gauge and temp gauge stopped working, have replaced the cluster but still the same, the cluster test works fine, no other problems but would like to sort it, someone has suggested that jump starting across the battery and not...
  4. 1999 E36 323i Stupid alarm problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all,right slight problem with the alarm on my e36 323i, the key fob has stopped working so i cant unlock the doors unless using my key which then sets off my hazards for 25 flashes the car still drives fine but when i open the windows or doors the hazards flash another 25 times which is...
  5. 1997 E36 M3 evo clutch problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all im new here this is my first post but am happy to be here however i have a few minor problems with my car i only bought about 2 weeks ago but bought rather cheap with a few faults which i will tell about below 1: starter motor is tempremental 2: roof doesnt close at boe properly and...
  6. 1993 e36 320i - coupe running problems???(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi guys, this is my first topic on car and not so positive as i thought. i picked up my 320i coupe today and it drove like a dream, but then when i stopped at a car wash, turned off engine and then went to start it again it was dead, checked the battery and the terminals were loose, so tightened...
  7. 1994 E36 318i - lexus lighting wiring problems?(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    hiya all, i have decided to put some lexus lighting in my car and found halfords was selling some cheap, so i brought them. When i got home i found that there was no install guide in the box. I was not to worried as i only payed £20 for them, but them when i plug the lights in nothing worked. I...
  8. 1996 E36 318is heater problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    just wondered if anyone can give me some advice and tell me what to look at? the heaters have stoped working on hot,a friend said he thinks the heater control and speed controll are electrical put the direction is mechanical so could be a fuse? any help would be great thanks :)
  9. 1992 E36 320i flat battery = big problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    The battery suddenly went flat overnight and now all that happens is the hazard lights keep flashing, no power to starter, can hear the fuel pump going though. Sounds like the anti theft is not working properly. Car hasn't got remote central locking. Have charged battery but may not have charged...
  10. 1998 E36 318se, Alarm problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Does anyone have any knowledge of the factory fitted alarm for the 318 se. I have the fob with the two buttons (red and grey). Basically, I went to the car turned the alarm off by the fob fine and the doors opened, went out in it locked it (with the fob), came back half hour later and...
  11. 2000 E46 330i -Expansion Bottle Problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All This is for your information and hopefully it will save some one the same problems i have had recently, On a trip to London being sat in that traffic my expansion bottle ruptured so that night i replaced it, 2 days later again in traffic on the M4 the second bottle goes, At this...
  12. 2002 E46 318se auto starting problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I have a 318se auto touring. after driving the car and parking up if I go to to start it after a short period of time the car will sometimes turn over but not start and i have a warning light that looks like a gear wheel with an exclamation mark in the centre of it. If I leave the vehicle...
  13. 1999 E46 318i - Multiple problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there everyone, I'm new to this so if I make any errors pardon me :eek A couple of weeks ago I bought a second hand BMW 318I SE 1999 (NEW SHAPE). A diagnostic was done and it came up as Manifold intake solenoid not good. The seller also told me that the heater doesnt work but the AC is...
  14. 1991 E36 320i - Starting problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi I have a 1991 320i which is a great runner and has never had any problems in the 2 years I've had it, but it was sitting for a couple of weeks and now will only start using jump leads, the only problem is that even if left running or taken for a drive as soon as I switch of the engine it...
  15. 1994 E34 525tds - Alarm problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I have just bought an E34 525tds se Touring which for some reason is loosing battery power over night! so till i got it fixed i decided to remove the battery to charge it, unfortunately when i put it back in the alarm sounded and wouldn't switch off (no emergancy alarm key) Is there any way...
  16. 1994 E34 (525 TD) Indicator Problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Guys, Recently I've been experiencing some problems with my 5 series BMW and was hoping someone may be able to help. The car is fitted with an alarm/immobiliser and because of other problems (gearbox problems not related to this) I disconnected the battery in an attempt to clear the cars...
  17. 2004 318CI e46 Convertible Window Lift Problems(FIXED)

    Auto Electrical Forum
    The battery on my 2004 e46 convertible needed replacing, I have bought and fitted the replacement battery but when I close the door the window does not shoot up into the rubber seal it stays just below like when you open the door leaving a slight gap between the top of the window and roof. Can...
  18. 1996 E36 328i - fuel gauge problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I've got a fuel gauge problem - it is stuck on empty with the 'empty' light on. The strange thing is that my OBC correctly says that I still have 180 miles worth of petrol left in the tank (it was about half full when the gauge in the cluster stopped working). So from this, I'm...
  19. 323i e36 1996,fuel and temp gauge problems(FIXED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, Please help, My fuel and temp gauges have stopped working:eek I have read the previous post and removed the dash ( none of the connections seemed loose) I have also tried the test thingy but can only get to test 1 then the mileage come up (is this meant to happen) What should i look for...