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  1. Aftermarket BMW F30 reverse camera installation help

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
  2. Rear driver side reverse issue (1 series 116d urban)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, Newbie here and first post on this forum.. I've been dealing with an MOT garage from hell for a couple of days now. TL;DR - Driver side reverse light stopped working, possibly due to a short circuit. Garage mentioned something about having to download a file ("from Germany!") to clear...
  3. E84 BMW X1 2010 Auto FRM3 No reverse lights

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys, I have 2010 BMW X1 (E84) automatic gearbox and I have a massive problem with no reverse light issue. I had researched it pretty well online and that is what I have checked. 1. Module was changed before me buying this car already. 2. Reverse lights (both) not working when in R...
  4. OBC indicator stalk & tilting mirror in reverse

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I have two quick questions. 1) I'd like to install an indicator stalk with the OBC button to be able to see the outside temperature (I do have the ambient temperature sensor installed), MPG and stuff... Does anyone know if I can enable it with PA Soft BMW Scanner afterwards? I went in...
  5. Wing mirror not dipping in reverse even manually

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi, any advice would be appreciated, the passenger wing mirror wont dip down when reverse is engaged, I cant even dip it downwards manually, it does tilt inwards and outwards and does not make any odd sounds, its motor / wing mirror is silent when I try and use the button on the driver side...
  6. Reverse light warning

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi guys. I’m new to this forum and have recently bought a 2004 525d. I keep getting a error message saying reverse light fault but both lights are working correctly. Has any one else come across this fault?
  7. 2001 X5 E53 4.4ltr - Sudden loss of reverse

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello All I've been browsing this forum via google for days now watching/trying solutions to my problem. I left my house (reversed) without an issue, long drive to my brothers house. On leave, reversed of his driveway with little/no reverse, very weak. So far, I've drained the transmission the...
  8. automatic transmission rolls forward in reverse on hill?

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all Might be a stupid question, does automatic transmission rolls forward on hill while in reverse, I was trying to park in the reverse few days back while car was in reverse and it keeps rolling forward, I was expecting a same behaviour when car doesn't roll back going up the hill on drive...
  9. 3 series won’t go in reverse... help needed

    General BMW Discussions
    Car won’t go in reverse Hi everyone. Would really appreciate your help. I’ve got a 2012 BMW 320d m sport. It’s got 55k full BMWSH and is (was!) very loved. We have had it since 9,000 miles and 2 year old. So, I’ll try and keep it brief: Tuesday evening hubby reversed it onto the drive, drove it...
  10. Android usb dashcam and reverse cam help

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a xtrons unit, this years model, finally fitted a usb dashcam and reverse camera, both eBay purchases, but both not gone well. First the dashcam only works with its own crappy app which has a silly 2 minute loop, is their anyway to get to work with default and other apps, am I missing...
  11. Rear parking sensors and reverse lights

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I have a BMW 320d 2010 M sport Lci. The car was parked up for a few months and had a flat battery. Ever since, the rear parking sensors and reverse lights have not been working. There is no noise at all from parking sensors(no clicking either). I changed both reverse bulbs but that did...
  12. E88 - Pioneer & Aftermarket Reverse Camera NO IMAGE

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey all, So... I’ve sucessfully installed a double din stereo in my E88 (which was an absolute pain in the a$$). Latest project is installing an aftermarket reverse camera since my Pioneer SPH-DA10 supports this. I bought a BMW intergration one off Amazon that replaces the boot open button...
  13. 2000 e39 530d Auto vibration in reverse

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi My 530d has started to vibrate when stationary and in reverse any thoughts Thanks Derm
  14. No Reverse Issue.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All - I'm new here. I have just bought myself a 2001 330ci sport Auto cabrio with 80,000 miles. I was hoping it would be some time before I needed to post here but just yesterday it would appear that I have the joined the No Reverse club. So from my readings it would appear that my Reverse...
  15. Car has a sticky brake feel between reverse and forward.

    General BMW Discussions
    A bit weired this 1 but here goes. When I put the car in reverse and go to move, I get an instantaneous release feel. Just like a sticking caliper when it let's go. It does the exact same when I go from reverse in to first. I know the brakes are fine as I feel the car move under it's own weight...
  16. Retrofit OEM Reverse Camera

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I intend to buy a BMW 4 series in the next couple of weeks, however i'm struggling to find anything with a reverse camera fitted inside my budget which leaves me with no choice but to retrofit one. Has anyone got any experience of doing it themselves or even going to a garage and getting one...
  17. Reverse gear

    BMW Guides and How To's
    Hi. Last week i purchased a used bmw 116d, 2014 reg. I'm having real trouble getting it into reverse gear. I don't know if it's just me or of there is a trick to it?? I have to whack it over with 2 hands and sometimes it won't go in to gear at all and other times I think it's in and I start...
  18. 2005 E83 2.0d - Kocking, locking up when turning in 1st and reverse

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Folks, I have an X3 that has developed this issue where the axles will lock up if turning at low speed in 1st or reverse gear. When I say lock up, basically you can move a small distance and then it feels like the car is stuck against something, if you put the clutch down as you start to...
  19. Blinkering reverse light when driving?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello. I’m new to this forum and this is my first post, was just looking for some help. I have a 2009 318D. When I’m driving with my lights on I’ve been told my reverse light blinks so I was hoping somebody could tell me what it is? Thanks
  20. Reverse gong , WTF !

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Morning , I have just gone out to get a few bits and pieces at the local shop , reversed my car into a space and it made a "gong" sound when in reverse , again when parking back at home , I have had this car for 2 years and it has never done this , I haven't changed anything to make this...