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  1. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello. I was driving back from shopping and then all of a sudden, out of the blue, my dash popped up saying SOS has been deactivated and I’m wondering if you guys can help me to know why this had happened and what I can do to sort the issue? Thanks
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, i owe BMW E60 535D Pre-face 2005 for 8 months till now the car has around 470k kilometers on the dash. So the problem, three weeks ago the car stalled twice, the first time on traffic light - restarted and everything was time after 2 minutes on the highway it stalled again with 70km/h. I...
  3. Technical Guides for the E46
    The glass tail gate section on my E46 Touring keeps randomly unlocking itself. When it does there is a ticking noise coming from it. It can on for weeks not doing it then it suddenly starts up again - it’s very annoying. Anyone any ideas please?
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have a strange issue with my 335d and searched the internet looking for similar issues with none giving a definitive answer. So recently my car has just been randomly stalling or cutting out only seems to happen in D, not in sport mode or manual mode, and only when the car kicks down and is...
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi newb with a one series had plenty of E28’s,E39,E36 and 46 but this one has me and my independent beaten. So would appreciate any thoughts or opinions Bought this 2005 69k car for my daughter in law about 8 weeks ago. At first it ran fine back to south coast from London. Next day it started...
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    The other day I was on my way back home and came to a junction, the brake pedal went rock hard and it would hardly slow the car. Luckily I was close to home so got back and tried restarting it a few times. Still no change. Hard brake pedal with engine on and off. An hour later I went out again...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello. 2003, 530d automatic, touring. With autumn and the rain , the intermittent problem with my E39 raised up again. I disconnected my rain sensor and therefor the intermittent mode should start working normally, right ? But the problem is that the timing with my intermittent is totally...
  8. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys thanks for taking time in viewing this post, im currently a happy owner of 2006 330d m sport in automatic i have a slight issue with the car, i have noticed the 3 times that it has happened the fuel has been quite low twice on reserve and once almost on reserve, the engine just cuts...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    My daughter has a 2013 1 series which everytime it rains she will be driving and the car will slow itself down in some cases quite dramatically. Does anyone have any thoughts why this is happening.
  10. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, The 523i has developed another fault, probably electrical again... It will randomly start to missfire under load (not at idle) DME light comes on and runs horribly. However if I switch it off for a minuted then restart that seems to clear it and its fine again. Then a few days later it...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi just need some help with what these codes mean no mil light on the dash but my engine is running rough and sluggish when its warmed up
  12. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    So this is the third time my E64 2006 overheats randomly with not enough early notice. I get the yellow then immediately the red warning that engine is overheated. I let the car cooldown and check the coolant, its on max. I checked the fan when engine was hot, and its spinning. Could this be a...
  13. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, On a journey just now to a venue after work, I had no iDrive whatsoever (i.e. the screen not coming on at all) from ignition to the point of switching off (after 10 mins driving or so). After an hour or so at the venue, got in to start it in order to drive home, and hey presto, it...
  14. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Afternoon all, My X5 seems to like cutting out randomly whilst driving. Bunch of error codes on INPA (glow plugs etc) but the one that happens at the same mileage is 42FB (Injector bank 2 cyl 4,5,6). Car stalls (no iDrive error) but once stopped, key out and in again it runs perfectly for...
  15. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Evening all, Having a strange and intermittent issue with my 2008 (’57 plate) E70 X5 3.0D. Twice in the last 2 weeks it’s just cut out (both times on the motorway) with no warning and no error on the dash/idrive. My wife was able to roll into the hard shoulder, take out key, put back in and...
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Bought an e92 2011 325d about 4 days ago been driving it every day since everything has been 100% until this afternoon. Since I took the car from the dealer (after being worked on by Bmw) it has had an exterior light code on the dash ccid 136. I assume the prev owner fitted leds or something...
  17. Introductions
    Hi all i am a new to the site I have a e60 530d that will randomly cut out like you have switched it off at any speed. On the freeway or in a car park. but as soon as you hit the start button again it fires and your away has any one else had this problem,
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys, ive tried the 7-series sub forum but maybe it is something not only seen on a 7-series? Got a 2006 E65 730d Sport and LOVE IT! Got a small issue that might be electrical, maybe it is an intentional function of the car? I could probably live with it but would like to know if is a fault...
  19. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys, I've just joined and new to forums in general so please bear with me for my inexperience or any foolish mistakes :confused I'm not sure if this question's been asked before but I haven't got the will to look through 92 pages and 1800 posts to find out. I 'don't think' it's been covered...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I have an intermitment fault with the glass rear hatch on my car it pops open some times driving and also 100% when shutting main rear hatch. any body come across this before ? thanks Andy
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