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  1. E46 fuel and temp gauges stay on

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, when I turn the engine off the fuel and temperature gauges do not drop to zero on my 2003 E46 325 xi. Also the clock and trip computer reset every time that I restart the car. I did some research and was pretty sure that this was the ignition switch issue so i just replaced that and...
  2. 2009 E60 Handbrake wont stay up..

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Morning my 525d handbrake wont stay up...needs viagra or something :) When its pulled up it sort or ratchets back down most of the way. If I hold it up it works and locks the wheels. What I have noticed though is whilst driving, if i start to pull it up slowly, it stays in place..I can pull...
  3. Door won't stay open

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2001 e46 touring, hi all another little issue, this time the door , when I open the drivers door it won't stay open, it opens and closes fine but won't stay open when get in or when your getting out, it must be something to do with the little bar near the hinge , and ideas ? Thanks again
  4. Here's a future Cat D to stay clear of

    General BMW Discussions
    BMW left embedded in Banbury factory wall - BBC News Not sure how they managed to pull that off on a dry, sunny day and in a 40 zone but it's impressive that the car is relatively intact and driver was clearly well protected.
  5. The truth about Egr set to stay closed in the Ecu software

    BMW Tuning Forum
    I have programmed EGR delete into the engines Ecu (DDE) software so faulty EGRs can be removed or unplugged so the EGR stay closed all the time and dose not to open so the customer does not have to replace it at a high costs or on working EGRs to stop the soot getting into the intake and...
  6. E87 rear door won't stay open

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    The rear passenger side door on our E87 (2008) has recently stopped staying open. Is this a common fault or has anyone had it before and can tell me what could have happened and how I get it fixed for as little cost as possible? Thanks
  7. it's coming..... stay tuned

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    body work and front bumper sorted. everything done only interior reconditioning left to do
  8. Mapped 535d... buy or stay away?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hiya guys and girls. New to the forum here , i am after some friendly advice. I have been looking at buying a 535d for a little while now and the opportunity has come around to own what i think is a reasonably priced example. Its a 2006 model with just over 120k on the clock, full s/h mainly...
  9. Couldn't stay away

    After four long years without a BM :mad and selling my e90 for a van I'm back with a new toy Yes I've taken the hairdressers car jibes on the chin ! But after a couple of weeks this 18 year old is Putting a smile on my face :thumbsup 1998 Z3 2.8 roadster in black with black leather, 81k -...
  10. Been told to stay away from this engine. Opinions please? BMW 318I M SPORT 201

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there My dads looking at buying this car BMW 3 Series 318i M Sport 2dr FULL LEATHER & BLUETOOTH for sale in Addington Kent | Big Motoring World - BMW & Mercedes A friend of a friend is runs a BMW specialist type garage and I asked him to get his thoughts, all I got back was.... I would...
  11. Forcing Auto-trans to stay in a specific gear

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Like stated in the title, is it possible? I've got an auto 320d e90 and when in m/s you can cycle through gears etc, is there anyhow I can make the car stay in a gear until I decide to shift? If there is no way to do it normally, is there anything an aftermarket part/software can do for me? Can...
  12. E46 325i dash lights stay on plus!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I've a 2001 E46 325i saloon and love it! I'd like to know if anyone can help with the following electrical problem. First the alarm went off, it never has before, just one time (I'm guessing this is when the fault occurred) The remote from the key wouldn't unlock the doors, it always did...
  13. My 316to e46 wont stay running

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey guys, I own a 316ti E46, I've had it for a few months it was running perfect until recently. The car has a really bad misfire, as soon as i come near the throttle it just cuts out. The only way i got around it was i unplugged the Air Flow Sensor (connected to the side of the air box). I...
  14. Z4 Electrical issue, Brake lights stay on and Radio issues

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, really new to Z4's, I have a 525d, which has been faultless. Unfortunately I cannot say the same if the Z4. The car went in for a new starter motor the other day, on picking the car up the garage tell me that they have noticed the brake lights were staying on, they tried changing the switch...
  15. Amber hand break light, abs light and traction control light stay on

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I hope this isn't a major or indeed an expensive problem. I have a 7 year old 335d with 82000 miles, serviced last week, today on my way home the amber hand break light, abs light and traction control light have come on and stayed on, with a stability control message on the idrive. Has anyone...
  16. Big day tomorrow i finally get my E46 M3 SMG cabriolet 2002, hope i stay happy!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Wanted one forever so finally took the plunge, went via a dealer in the end in order to have some back up for any major issues, Hopefully I wont be posting anything to negative in the future ....:jaw-dropping link to car... Used Bmw M3 Convertible M3 2dr in Lymington, Hampshire | Hills Of...
  17. Why won't my 330ci stay aligned? (Alignment diagrams and readouts included)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there everyone, I'm really enjoying the ownership of my e46 330ci however the alignment has always been out, the car always pulls to the left and the steering wheel wash't quite centred. Last month I went to an alignment shop to get it sorted. That's the first image here of going in and...
  18. 320d rear bump stops wont stay up

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just replaced rear shock absorbers and i was about to use the old bump stops and dust protectors, but i find them wont stay up in place. When i pulled it off from the old shock absorber i find that it has a little washer on top and i wonder if these are holding it up, because they've been...
  19. BMW E34 525TDS no start (injector light & glow plug light stay on)

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    So, i have an 05/1996 BMW E34 525TDSA Touring that does not want to start. When i turn the ignition on, i get the injector light and glow plug light, both stay on forever. It will turn over the engine with the starter motor, but will not start, even when i used a "starting spray". I found that...
  20. E46 2000 323ci - Doors, loose, don't stay open

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Looking for advice on how to sort the loose doors I have. It's not as simple as tightening a bolt is it? What is it i need to do here? Regards.