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  1. E82 120i intermittent starting issue and lumpy idle

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi, just wondered if there are any known issues to check that can cause a 120i petrol to crank for longer before firing about 1 in 20 times starting it? Also has the odd lumpy idle about once a week. Car is a 2013 coupe 54k miles, not modified. Had new plugs to try to solve it but no change...
  2. White smoke on starting

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Each morning my car is producing white smoke and a lumpy idle. Lasts about a minute. A touch of throttle seems to clear it quicker. Car drives fine feels quick as ever. No turbo whines and producing about 3psi of boost at 1500rpm on the m6 last night. Ok I have been naughty and had the DPF...
  3. 2004 E46 320d - Intermittent starting problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have an E46 320d with the M47N[150] engine, it's on 180k miles (Engine and turbo were replaced by BMW at 100k because of swirl flap ingestion). The car has a tune from TheEnd too, I don't think this is related to the issue but just some extra info. Every 1 in 50 starts it refuses to...
  4. 120d - Cranking, not starting

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone. This seems to be a familiar topic, but I have another level it seems. Wife's E87 2005 120d, 110k - cranking, not starting. Intermittent fault. RAC chap came and did get it to start with a squirt of EasyStart. Dropped it at local garage for them to look at. Plugged it in and...
  5. X5 E53 3.0D glow plug starting problem

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, I've checked out the forum for information on my problem, but didn't find anything about my issue. Right, one morning i went to start my E53 and it took about a minute( it usually starts in the first few seconds), the next morning it would no start, so I called green flag, they got there at...
  6. 118d Cranking, not starting - ECU?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've Tested my Fuel Quantity Control Valve & Regulation Valve with an oscilloscope as the car is not starting and I have no rail pressure. (HPFP changed, filter changed & LPFP pressure 4bar) Does anybody know what the duty cycle should be when cranking? I'm getting: Fuel regulation Valve...
  7. Urgent Help Needed, Starting Issues

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, I'm on holiday and been using car all week. Just been to go to shop and car really struggled to crank over eventually it did and went for drive and did the same again. Battery is not dead or flat and had new alternator 6 months ago. When car does start it drives fine for ages with no errors...
  8. Starting a internet forum .

    BFuk Open Topic
    OK..Its taken six months to work out exactly what I need from a forum etc . A facebook type page is not good for the purpose etc. ITs not a "e commerce " site . But its not a free website as It is part of a "package" So the "Joining fee " of £15.00 per year gets them full access to a Private...
  9. E91 starting issue.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, just joined the forum and said hello in the introductions section. I've got a 2007 320d M Sport and have just had the turbo rebuilt and fitted, then it was running really rough and low on power so I just did the swirl flaps - turns out you don't blank them on the N47 so I just took them out...
  10. E90 320D weird starting issue

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, I was hoping I could get some help or some insight into this weird starting issue I’m getting with my 2005 E90 320D with 117000 ish miles on the clock. The engine in question is the M47N2 and as you can see from the video the car will crank for a second or two but then it seems to...
  11. E46 cranking but not starting. Intermittent fault.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I have a 318ci with the n46b20 engine with an intermittent problem. It will crank and crank but not start. There is no pattern with when this happens because sometimes it’s fine. The fuel pump is to be heard and once it has started it runs fine with no problem. The fault codes are; 2a88...
  12. 320D touring hard starting when hot

    Introductions
    hi people new to forum so hello to everyone on this lovely rainy summers english day lol anyhew bought a e46 320D se touring in topaz blue lovely looking touring shes done 209,574 miles so fairly high but got her cheap with a hot starting issue? when shes cold starts fine soon as shes up to...
  13. 1996 e36 316i - Hot starting issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all! First and foremost, I'm new to the forum but glad to have found you! I have just bought a 1996 e36 316i Compact as my first car and I'm excited to say the least. Everything seemed to run well on first inspection and the test drive went smoothly, I had a friend who has owned a couple...
  14. BMW E60 530d 2004 Model cranking but not starting

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Good day, please help me; BMW 530D 2004 year model M57N won't start. It cranks then all of a sudden displays Transmission Fault accompanied by other errors like fuel pump etc.. all in amber. FirstIy diagnosed it and it came up with crankshaft sensor fault, and all glow plugs 1 to 6 Not Pressent...
  15. 520D -2006 - Specific (Non) starting issue

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi I have a 520D 2006 E60 that is not starting. I have replaced the starter and the battery is in good condition. Symptoms: When the Key fob is inserted, the ignition comes on as normal. When the button is pressed the starter motor engages but then immediately disengages. Key points. * The...
  16. 2005 330d sport e46 saloon Engine shudder on starting and when engine turned of with key

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have had car for 14 months mileage is low at 69,000 miles. Every time I start the car and every time I turn off with the key the engine seems to shudder or rocks a bit. It is not a violent shudder but I'm concerned. Recently had a new set of 6 glow plugs and a glow plug regulated fitted OE...
  17. E36 320i low fuel pressure/not starting

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    1995 320i has not been started for over 2 years. Will crank and spark but seems to be lacking fuel. When I remove the cap on the valve on the fuel rail and press the 'tyre valve' the fuel comes out but not at a high pressure. There was less than 1/4 tank of fuel left in the car. This is now 1/2...
  18. E46 320d 2001 136hp not starting after stalling

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good day everyone. My prefacelift E46 320d 136hp started up fine a few days ago. It never gave a hint that it was planning to fail on me. After reversing out at my gate, waiting for my daughter to lock the gate and then pulling away, the car just died. No jerking or anything, just dead. We...
  19. cold starting issues on 645 going mad with it !!!

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    hi all i need some help to solve this long going problem i have with the 645ci !! it goes like this first time start in morning the car starts fine but runs slightly rough what i mean is it revs right up close to 2k and then a sec or two later idles at 1100 revs and the only way i can get it...
  20. e93 cranking but not starting

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I'm new here but having owned an E39 for some years i'm not new to bmw's. I have just got an issue with my diesel E93 cabrio (325d). it cut out on me just as was going out. The car had started fine and ran for around 5 mins or so before i decided to head out. It then just cut out and...
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