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  1. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I, like many other have fallen foul of the lockdown car battery breakdown. My car needs jump starting, And I know it does turnover as I’ve jump started before. my problem is that I now need to charge the battery, I’ve purchased a ‘CTEK TIME TO GO 5’ which is supposedly up for the job...
  2. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys i have a bmw 330d 2004 msport auto and i have a problem with the car The Problem is that the car was running fine the day before, next morning i started the car and drove about a mile when the car just cut on me, and has not started since So fari have replaced the in tank fuel pump...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I have been having a bit of a nightmare with my car lately, I had to be recovered twice and car is with the garage still. I have a "crank but no start" issue, which was fixed (car worked fine for a day) and then happened again. Car was working fine and then one morning it would...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all I had bought my car in 2014 I think with 56k on the clock . It's done 156k miles and has been serviced every 10k miles there abouts Had an issue with turbo when I bought it 4 years ago which was sorted under warranty, I did notice mass fly wheel slight noise after driving around for a...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, My name is Sergei and i live in Holland. I recently bought a e46 316ti compact. After a few weeks i noticed the following syptoms: - Car idled rough, like it's got a big aggressive cam. Nice and steady at 700ish rpm, but rumbling. - Hot starting is horrible, there is some serious...
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    im here again ,12 months after i first posted about my x3 not starting when the weather drops,this time ive added a little vid ,well theres 2 but i cant get the other to upload yet ,the first is my problem and the second is me starting the x3 up,its an odd problem and only does this on the first...
  7. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    None starter, car cut out on a drive and would not start again. Fuel level was low so topped up with 5l, changed fuel filter, fuses checked and plugged in to basic diagnostics but no codes. Getting 11.7V pre fuel filter control module with battery switched on, nothing post module until...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I've got this strange sound when I start the car from worm. doesn't do it from cold it's like a gushing noise its on a 2007 bmw 123d
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, so after reading lots regarding swirl flaps I bought a blanking kit and did it myself along with the egr blanking. Checked all the connections and sensors before I was putting the parts back in place so I'm positive there's nothing disconnected. The car would start after and the temp gauge...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    So about a month ago, I drove to my 318i (2008 Auto) to the shop as usual. It’s never given me any issues or shown any signs of. I’ve only had it for 3months as 2nd hand though (145K). When I got back in the car after less than 10mins in the shop, the car wouldn’t start! Cranked up but no start...
  11. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    HI guys after some help. I have a 2008 X5 3.0d cut out whilst driving last week and now wont restart. Fuel was low so I filled up and tried starting but just a strong crank but no start. I plugged ISTA in and checked for errors and nothing to report. I have checked that low pressure pump and...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I’m new to this forum so not sure what info u need. Anyway here goes. 2nd January intermittent starting problems. Engine turns over but does not start. Took it to a garage, they changed crankshaft sensor (after market part). Car ran for 4 months no problems. Recently however it cut out on me...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Just recently I had an oil change, front brake pad change and coolant change done by an independent garage - reason for the coolant change was that they checked for leaks as the car recently showed that the coolant level was low. No leaks found. The guy who did it told me to check the...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi there I figured I would reach out to everybody to get some advice. I have a 2009 323i and at times usually in cold weather the car struggles for power on Startup and sometimes stalls all together. To date I have replaced the coils I have cleaned the mass airflow sensor and have replaced the...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all so I check my codes after I get the start stop error appear . I get the code brake vacuum sensor , signal 2FD3. Seems this is quite common . Is it a diy repair or shop job ? How do I go about it ? Cheers
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I drive E90 320i engine N46 110kw, 225t kms. Sometimes I have rough idle for 10-15 secs after cold start OR engine dies after 3-5 secs after start. No other problems, mileage is ok, drives fine. I did a lot of work on engine: - 8t kms ago sparks, cleaned KN air filter, engine flush + new...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, I drive E90 320i engine N46 110kw, 225t kms. Sometimes I have rough idle for 10-15 secs after cold start OR engine dies after 3-5 secs after start. No other problems, mileage is ok, drives fine. I did a lot of work on engine: - 8t kms ago sparks, cleaned KN air filter, engine flush + new...
  18. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    as above having this prob for a while to rectify it ive been turning off key and restarting which after 10 secs it settles to 500rpm from 1000 plus !! so having had a first chance to look at it today i noticed one of the four bolts thaat hold throttle body on missing bottom left to be exact ...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2003 320d been running like a star for the past 10 months hottest day of the year last week (40c on the M25) car was running fine for 35 miles no indications of anything going wrong all temps good, air con nice and cold :-) pulled of the M25, down the slip road, stopped at the lights and the...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, There is a constant beeping and then a clunk coming from the passenger side of engine after crank no start. Can this be identified by this alone? Appreciate it if anybody can say what this indicates. Initially CCV needed replacing, so I replaced most of the seals and gaskets I could get...
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