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  1. E90 N47 diesel leaking when engine started

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi- 320d N47 is haemorrhaging diesel from under the engine bay when engine running. First noticed a bit of a whistle when turning engine off after it had ran for a while. Then I noticed loads of diesel pouring out from underneath the engine. Any ideas if the two are likely to be related??
  2. how to get started

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi again everyone I am back with yet another problem I have bought a cable and INPA software from cable shack which they very kindly installed for me but now I have it I do not seem to be able to get started with it could somebody give me a clue how to get going with it many thanks Chris
  3. E91 335d modified - just started running rich

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hiya, Ive had a search and come up with some culprits but just wanted a sanity check and order of exploration. Ive a remapped DPF deleted 335d which has been running perfectly for 2 to 3 years since being done. Recently Ive noticed a big puff of black smoke (with rich smell of fuel) when...
  4. 2005 330i jump started car now have RPA/DSC/DTC/DBC warning lights up.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, My wife left the lights on and the battery didn't quite have enough juice to start the car so I jump started it.. no problem with the jump start but now I have multiple warning lights.. flat tire monitor /Dynamic brake control/dynamic stability control/dynamic traction control & the drive...
  5. My e46 330ci has suddenly started doing random electrical things..

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi there, I'm concerned that a local garage of mine has steam washed my engine down to remove oil and in the process has damaged my electrics. I'll explain as briefly as possible and see what you guys think. Whilst doing some basic work on my 330ci the garage said that they could also sort my...
  6. 2012 640d battery message. Started my car this morning after it sitting for a week in -3 degrees

    On starting my 640D this morning the following message was on the I drive screen. Increased battery discharge when stationary. Electrical consumers were temporarily switched off. - Does this message infer that the battery may need replacing or could A) going a long drive would charge it up or...
  7. Jump started another car now 120d Wont start

    Hi new to this site we have a BMW 120 d and stupidly I tried to jump start another car last night the BMW was running and I connected the jump leads in the boot the other car did not start first time so I didn't try again and thought I would remove the battery from the other car so...
  8. Car cut out but then started up fine, eventuallyy

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    HI just went to town and back, when I got to my street I had to stop and pull into the side of the road as an oncoming car was coming my way, the car had simply sat with my foot brake on, its an auto, anyway when I went to pull away the car immediately cut out. I couldn't start the car at first...
  9. E39 fuel pump change - started and ran for only 2 times, then doesent start at all

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello. So, i got 2003 E39, 530d touring, automatic. I noticed a diesel leak and after little investigation, it turned out my fuel pump (the one under the car, under drivers seat) had a crack on it, for some god knows what reason... So i changed it, got the spare part from the same engine car...
  10. 1998 E38 728i - Loud noise from engine when first started- Help please.

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all. I recently bought a E38 728i and I am experiencing a loud screaching type noise from somewhere in the engine when started from cold, the noise continues until engine fully warmed up then stops and sounds great. I first thought it was the water pump or the viscous fan clutch but on...
  11. 2003 E46 320 CI 2.2 6 cylinder. Has started using oil. From 9Kmls to 1Kmps per litre

    Suddenly from last years service the car started using oil. There were no obvious exhaust smoke or oil leaks It went from 9K to 1K. Now there are signs, from cold there is blue smoke. Sometime when I accelerate there is a cloud of smoke, but not all the time. The EGR valve...
  12. E46 Jump Started then Instrument Cluster Problems

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Well Good Morning Everyone, I have owned various BMWs over the years and have recently joined the forum but didn't think my first post would be a call for help. Background is a recently purchased 2001 E46 330Ci on which the alarm went off (due to a flat battery). We jump started it using the...
  13. URGENT! 1998 320d started and dies after cleaning egr. Only cranks now

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Today i've cleaned my egr valve, and the connection to the intake manifold. It was clugged up. Cleaned everything out, also replaced the themostat. I started the engine after all that to bleed the cooling system, it was a bit harsh the first seconds (sputtering a little) at idle, but...
  14. BMW F10 Rough gearbox or dif when cold started

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys ! This is my first post here so i hope its on the right place:). So i have 520d f10 8 speed zf gearbox. The car has been brilliant and now have covered 165,000 miles. The problem: When start cold in a morning there is a vibration and very rough sound from the gearbox and getting very...
  15. 320d - Screeching from engine when started.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Been out in my 3 series all day with no issue but have just nipped to the shops and on start up, the engine idles then a loud screech can be heard from under the bonnet. I got home with no noticeable problem apart from the screech. No juddering and the power output seemed OK. Noise became...
  16. Newbie just started

    Hi to all, My name is Tony, just bought a 1998 328i e46 se my first BMW. Using as a second car for fun, looks a great forum can't wait to start posting.?
  17. 2000 e46 323ci Problems after started when warm.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, i have my 323 4 months now. When i purchased the car it had the usual lower intake boot problem which was causing the exact problems i have now, fine starting from cold or when temperature hand is below the quarter way mark, but if turned off when warm and started again it would sometimes...
  18. It started off with P0366 Error message

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all thank you in advance for taking the time to have a quick read, my boy bought his BMW 318CI 2002 with 64k miles on Tuesday, drove it home no problems went out the next day put fuel in then 20 mins later kept cutting out and not revving. (I called the petrol garage but no one else has...
  19. BMW 318i 2009 Driven without Oil ... Can not be started !

    Hello everyone ! Today I bought a bmw 318i 2009 from a person who was driven the car without oil and brake it . I was a really cheap price and I bought it with a huge risk because I always wanted to buy a car like those ! I know a lot of problem can be caused by driving the car without oil but...
  20. e46 330d smells when first started

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys my car has dine this ever since I baught it 2 year's age when its started first thing its gives off a lot of fumes and smells unpleasant is this a common thing ?