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  1. 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...
  2. 325xi 2003 shaking at higher speed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello there, I bought 2003 325xi 3 months ago, nice ride, good looking, quite low kilometres somewere around 135 000, car was fine, it only had dead battery recharger, so it was replaced and car runned smoothly, but recently I noticed a problem and would like to ask if maybe someone had this...
  3. BMW 318i gearstick shaking

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, New to the forum but looking for a bit of clarification on a problem I've noticed with my car. (My car - BMW 318i Sport Coupe 2012) I recently had the whole timing chain & vacuum pump changed due to it being out of spec to the new diagnostics that was put onto the car. However since...
  4. 2005 e90 320i N46 - Car shaking after gear engaged on cold start

    E90
    Hi - I have had this problem intermittently for past couple of weeks. When i start the car and engage a gear (whether R or D) the car shakes and cannot move. I then need to disengage the gear to 'P' and let engine idle for 10-15 secs. After that its smooth. What could be the problem? Thanks in...
  5. Carly & Steering wheel shaking on braking

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys couple questions here When using carly on parameters where can I monitor the alternator voltage, if you can, and when you log a parameter how do you look back at it after you stop monitoring? Also when braking I have the steering wheel shake, I know this generally is warped discs but...
  6. E92 2011.. shaking when setting off in first

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Alright folks. My e92 330d 2011 plate shakes when i set off in first. The best way I can describe is is it feels like its wheel spinning... but obviously it isn't. Only in first gear and only when setting off. Any ideas?
  7. 2007 E90 316i SE - Engine shaking noise at low speed

    E90
    I have an 2007 E90 316i SE. At very slow speed (mostly in first and reverse gear), I hear loud noise and engine (and the whole car) shakes really bad. If I give more accelerator or take my foot off a bit more from the clutch, the noise and shaking goes away. Anyone know what would be the...
  8. 2007 E92 320d - engine shaking violently/loss of power

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    I've got a e92 320d M Sport Auto with only 89k on the clock. I've only had the car for a couple of months now and a few weeks ago the battery decided to die only a few hours of being parked up, so it was jump started with another car and since then the car sounded like a tractor. I took it to a...
  9. 330d 184 rough idle engine shaking directly linked to coolant heater

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    As per title, I have a 2001 184 330d. It has an erratic idle problem where it'll climb from its target 750rpm to roughly 850rpm. When it climbs to 850, the full engine shakes and it all sounds very rough. It'll hold this rev for a few seconds before dropping back down to 750 and settles. It...
  10. '01 M43 316i Rough Idle, Stalling/Choking. ICV, Vacuum Hoses, etc

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dearest friends, I'm hoping you can help. I feel obliged to say that I have already spent the entirety of yesterday seeking help both through the search tool on this forum, Google and the E46 Owners Club on Facebook. I've had this 316i for just over a year and I got absolutely mugged off by...
  11. X5 E53 shaking on the steering wheel above 60 mph and braking, all ok below 60 mph

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    Greetings to all, my first post and hopefully i can help out in the future. I had a 2004 E46 touring and now an X5. Hopefully somebody can give me some advice.... i own a X5 which needed one of the coaster bushes changing (passenger side). I got this changed along with a couple of ball joints...
  12. Some advice on E87 shaking in idle

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello all, I have a 2005 E87. The car has been shaking in idle - initially only started off as a slight shaking and progressively getting worse over time. So had the injectors taken out and tested. One of the injectors was completely gone and the other 3 were not performing at top speed...
  13. E46 Heavy Engine Suction & Shaking When Idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello Guys I have a BMW E46 318i (1998). In the past 3 months my car has began to shake and the rev counter dips when the car is idle. The engine is SOHC so no VANOS. I asked a couple of friends with mechanical knowledge to assess the problem just now and the first big issue they found was...
  14. Shaking In Higher Gears.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys new to the forum so just thought I'd ask a quick question regarding my new BMW E90 320. When I'm going round corners or slowing down I notice the car goes into a wild shake unless I shift down. So let's just say I'm in gear 3 going round a corner my speed will drop to 15 MPH and unless...
  15. Help Please ! BMW X6 Shaking when drive at morning !

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Help Please ! BMW X6 Shaking when drive at morning ! Hello BMW Gurus I have some strange problem with my BMW X6 (2011, Xdrive D40, 306hp, 48,000 KM, Service on time). The car not drive every day, Average 2 times a week for several kilometers (Parked in Garage under the ground). 2 weeks ago i...
  16. F12 640D SHAKING on morning start

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, My 640D shakes (hiccups) during the first few seconds of the morning start as if the engine is misfiring while it tries to idle down. Sent it off to the dealer and they diagnosed it as having a lose air pipe etc, they trimmed it and fixed it back in place, apparently testing it also...
  17. 320i 2008 - Loss of power & Shaking Gear Stick

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, This is my first post but have visited the forum from time to time and found some amazing advise. I have written my issue down in bullet points in the order they occur, perhaps someone can shed some light. On start up the gear stick shakes a lot After a couple of minutes the "fuel...
  18. BMW 730d F01 Rough Idling

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi, I have a 2009 730d F01 and when the engine is cold it is idling roughly (shaking) and when the engine heats up it is fine but when going around 70mph 1800rpm yo accelerate a little bit the car jerks. Does anyone know the reason for this. I have recently changed all filters and oils and also...
  19. Shaking when starts cold BMW 525 F10 Auto

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I am having issues for last month or so with my BMW 525 2010 Auto. When started called it is shaking till it gets warm. I have changed all glow plugs, glow plug relay, and all injectors where checked and they absolutely fine. But it still does the same thing. Did anyone had similar issues? Or...
  20. BMW 525 Diesel F10 shaking when cold

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi guys, I recently bought bmw 525 diesel 2010 model. In the mornings when I start it up it is shaking - vibrating, soon as I drive for 5 minutes after that nothing when stop on traffic lights. So soon as it gets cold and when not driven for 5-6 hours same thing happens. All injectors have...
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