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  1. 2015 F20 118i - Car revving itself and error code P0171

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello. I wonder if anyone could help me with some issues I am having with my car. The first issue I was getting with my F20 2015 118i 1.5 was the engine raising rpms itself while stationary and with no gear engaged. This varied between 1100 and 1800 rpms. The problem seem to disappear for now...
  2. 320D SE Auto - Vibrating / Shaking Idle, nearly stalling whilst revving and dropping back down to idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just purchased a run around car which is a 2003 320d SE Auto on 115k. I bought it blind and drove it a few times to see what it needs doing. The idle is rough and makes the car shake / vibrate (more than a normal diesel!) and when coming to a stop the car sometimes feels close to stalling...
  3. 2000 E46 320d 100kw - engine revving problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello from Estonia :) I have Bmw 320d 100kw e46, problem is that engine wont rev propely when to push the gas pedal, that wont happen after starting the engine and not always when the engine has been running but still most of the times, also it blows blue smoke when that problem occours, when...
  4. BMW E92 335i Revving on it's own (with video)

    General BMW Discussions
    Here is the video explaining the problem, every advice is appreciated! So in short the car had accident on the back not the front. The discharge pipe was broken so computer was showing "engine malfunction reduced power"Bought aluminium pipe and waiting to be delivered, now the car is revving to...
  5. 318C1 2005 Valvetronic. Starting revving problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm having trouble with this. Engine cut out while driving. Now it takes ages cranking before it eventually fires and catches, tickover is very poor, struggling. I've got the following codes, I've tried a new MAF, made no difference. Acccelerator pedal makes no difference to revs whatsoever...
  6. [Video] This Gold M3 Revving & Drifting at Gatebil

    Motorsport and Drifting (BMW related)
    Takes a lot of courage to Drift such a mint M3 Drift :D i was checking out some exhaust notes on Grumblo and came across this. Quite Rad, no?
  7. e90 325i engine noise when revving down

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I just get my e90 325i '05 automatic week ago... Mileage is under 40k I noticed strange noise coming from engine when I revving engine and engine is settling back. It sounds like turbo. This is short film with this noise: Could anybody help me?
  8. HELP!! Self Revving and Check Engine Light

    General BMW Discussions
    Okay so I've had my e46 318ci N42 for about 6 months and for around the last 4 months I've had a problem with it revving by itself. It goes from 1000 up to 2000 and sometimes stays there for a few seconds. I recently had a decat and a mid pipe silencer delete so the exhaust is pretty loud. Now...
  9. Anyone help me 2010 118D vibration ?? On idle and when revving???

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hey guys, I'm after a little help I own 2010 118D with 92k miles on the clock, A little info to describe the problem I have a vibration on idle which shakes the gear stick you can also see the bonnet shaking when it's up so I take it it's through the whole car. It's goes away between...
  10. PLEASE HELP!!! Car is revving itself?!

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    You'll have to bear with me as I'm not massively savvy when it comes to cars. Basically after a couple of long days driving (probably 300 miles the first day, 300 the second day) as i turned the last corner into my road i noticed that when i put my foot down on the clutch to change down gear...
  11. 2001 320d revving on its own driving me mental!!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all I'm new to this so sorry if I've posted in the wrong place. I've got a 2001 320d that just recently has started doing its own thing, it drives absolutely faultless other than revving round to the govenour when it feels like it, but switches off fine with the key. I've had the intercooler...
  12. Self revving engine

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    hi I have a 2015 118d sport hatch 2 with manual gearbox Has anyone else encountered the rpm rising on its own to 1500/2000 rpm momentarily as if you are blipping the accelerator as you slow down to a stop With your foot on the clutch and the brake The technicians at BMW tell me that it's part...
  13. Lumpy when revving in neutral

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My 2003 320d is ticking over okay, but when I rev it whilst still in neutral it feels lumpy and wrong. I can't take it out for a drive as I'm waiting for paint to dry under the wheel arch. Any thoughts as to why it should suddenly do this? It was fine 4 days ago. Only been moved on and off the...
  14. 2009 116D Not Revving when cold

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I was looking at a 2009 116D ES at an auction last week and I noticed that the car wouldn't rev over abut 2500 revs from cold. I know that some Audis and VWs are restricted when cold and the management system won't let the car rev up a lot until warm. Is the 116D also restricted from revving...
  15. 2002 N42 316ti Idle Problem (Self Revving)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys im having a slight problem with my 316ti and wish for some input before i go spending lots of money on parts. This week my car suffered a few problems which have i have since sorted. However the only problem i have left left is once the car is warm, when idling the car self revs. When...
  16. 1999 323i engine noise with revving

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I have a noise coming from the engine when revving. I think it sounds like a bicycle horn. I have attached a video. If anyone knows what the noise could be any help or information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  17. revving engine and failure

    General BMW Discussions
    I have posted a video on youtube of my problem and i need some help diagnosing the problem: Hello, I have just bought a 2003 BMW 318CI SE with 90k miles on it and I just took it out for it's first drive since owning it and after about a 120 mile journey this happens...
  18. rattle and noise when revving

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all don't know if anyone can help but i have a whinging noise coming from the engine when it is under strain ie going up a hillin low qear and also when i rev the car hard just as i let my foot off i have this horrid sound coming from the area of the inlet manifold area i have changed the...
  19. 316ti Compact 2003 E46 Revving by itself and now running like bag of nails

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    For the last couple of months my car has been revving by itself up to nearly 2000rpm when idle at lights etc. Today going work the engine felt like it was 'surgeing' almost, then holding back. When I take my foot off the acccelerator, one minute its revving and then holding back, on and off...
  20. Need help with e46 320d power loss and not revving past 2500

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I have recently started experiencing loss of power in my 320d e46. The car will not Rev past 2500 and will also not accelerate past 30mph. Even when accelerating to 30mph takes a long time and the car feels very sluggish. I have ruled out the problem of the clutch and am totally stumped...