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  1. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Anyone have any thoughts on this ? The gearbox fault (cog) light comes on more or less as soon as you shift into gear and we go into limp-home. Turning ignition off and back on will clear it, but only after 5 miles or so, once it's warmed up. Oil changed about 5k ago. Wondering where to...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Just turned on my car and started driving, to realise a red exclamation mark inside a circle with brackets around it, which stays on the dash while driving i am not sure what this could be. I tried to look online but cant find an answer. Please help!.
  3. General BMW Discussions
    I had to change the instrument cluster because of faded pixels. A friend had a cluster that i could replace. The problem is that everything is working fine except the dsc light comes on after i drive for 10 seconds. The previous cluster did not show any dsc light. Had someone plug a diagnostic...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. Today as I was driving I noticed that my handbrake light came on red with the amber dsc light and it is not going away. If I stop the car and restart it, the dsc light goes away, but shortly after driving off it comes back on with a beep. The red handbrake light stays on constant. Any...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Everyone, My boot lock of my E60 (2005) is refusing to lock itself and does my heading big time :mad:mad. I have already searched and reviewed hundreds of forum posts describing the same issue but although the symptoms I have were almost identical I cannot find a cure to my problem. After I...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    Guys and Gals, I have a 2002 BMW X5 with 160,000 miles I live in a high heat desert are in California (Palm Springs). My car currently in high heat above 110 degrees down shift to 1st gear and stays here until I pull over and let it cool off. After I pull over stay on the side of the road for 5...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all I have an intermittent fault and I was wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction. My asc light comes on goes out and then on and stays on and I cant start the car. I connect my laptop with inpa and it shows these fault codes: E R R O R M E M O R Y...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning all, Having a problem the last few days on my 320cd when the temps are 5 degrees ish or below as soon as I drive off half way up road the DSC light will flash then the yellow engine check light ? Will both then stay on. Soon as car is warmed up I can switch off and on again and then car...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hey guys I own a 318I E46 2001 sedan. Had an issue with my car leaking coolant and water and the warning light would come on, I would fill the tank up and after a few days it would come back on again. Turns out there was a small hairline crack in the expansion tank which got bigger and bigger...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Greeting fellow BMW owners, I am new here so hello to you all, I hope you can help and in turn hope I can help with any problems in the future. I have just bought a 2000 E46 330i Touring, what a lovely car, despite its age it still feels great, it really is a pleasure to drive. However I do...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ive just had the radiator expansion tank replaced and i've noticed the auxiliary cooling fan seems to stay on after the car is up to temperature. Its not on when I start the car, it just comes on and stays on around 105 degrees celsius. I always thought the fan should come on and off depending...
  12. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi, Now that the colder days are here my BMW has had some minor issues. All but one have been sorted. As the rather dark images show. This is whats happening. Turn the key to start the car or to the '1' possition. Headlights off - illumination is on - not normal. all other illumination is not...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi there Got the problem last night after work i decided to wash my car at local petrol station, when i left car wash in about 300 metres engine suddenly stops all light start flashing so i pulled off started the car againg but the oil light came on and stays red all the time, in addition i...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi please help. Got in car tonight turned on headlights and rear foglight dashboard indicator came ON. I tried turning fog light switch on and off but dash light stays permanently on !! What's wrong with it, is it a bulb gone indication ?
  15. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, I have changed the seats from cotton to leather, I have it all done and boy it looks and feels amazing! However I did notice that the 'new' seats don't have that pretensioning thing and that the passenger doesn't have a little black box on it or a cable coming out of it. After taking the...
  16. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hello again everyone My e60 driving me crazy battery discharge Iv had the car checked by a professional and he's found a fault were the I drive or cd player stays running which causes the high battery drain and the car to not start every morning Can I do anything that may fix it before I give...
  17. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi just noticed that my reversing lights are staying on when engine is stationary and moving any answers please :)
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Fellas, I have been plagued with this problem for five years. Please help. Battery voltage when ign off is now 12.2 volts but five years back was 12.7 volts. Airbag Fuses 40 and 42 are intact At ign switch position 1 and 2 and with car running the airbag warning light is always on. Six...
  19. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, This morning when I released the handbrake the light on the dash stayed on. However I had to park on a hill, when I took off after restarting the engine the light went off. When I came back to the car the light stayed on again. I have recently had all the brake lines done on the car...
  20. General BMW Discussions
    Hope i get away with posting this in this section as its maybe Bmws in general?:) Im going to nip out and change both front and rear nearside door stays on the e34 and wondered if anyone knew how long itll take roughly? I did a search and typed in DOOR BRAKE STAY but didnt get anything like...
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