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  1. E60 washer jet strange problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    BMW e60 lci 530d touring. Front washer jets only work when the washer bottle level drops to half full. But rear washer works when tank is full. Model had headlight washers also. Any ideas about this strange problem guys??
  2. BMW n47 strange noise on warm startup

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi I've got a bmw 123d 2007 n47. I have this noise when it start the car when the engine is worm it only dose it for a split second or two it sound like a gushing noise and can be very loud sometimes it doesn't do it from cold
  3. Strange nose on worm start up n47 123d

    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
  4. 2014 F10 525d xdrive Strange turbo problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everyone! I had one customer with his 2014 bmw f10 525d xdrive. First he came with blown turbo (the smaller one) the car was at 160~168k kms (99.4-104k miles). So what, the car had about 200mls oil in the intercooler wich is normal for a blown turbo. What happened? I removed the turbo and...
  5. Touring Having Strange Handbrake Issues

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I adjusted my handbrake on the weekend per a guide I found on here, I am pretty sure I messed it up at one point and one wheel ended up binding but I dialled back the thread at the wheel and that was the end of the issue on that wheel.. Recently drove the car 20 minutes at 70mph and the other...
  6. 2009 E91 N43 strange fault codes

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Fault codes given by use of left stalk : CC-ID 30 engine problem-stop engine, and CC-ID 431 brake loading too high. Seems to drive Ok, and brakes OK. So I took it to a non-BMW specialist independent garage (friend) who run his diagnostics and found nothing new other than the long standing Nox...
  7. E39 strange electrical issue

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I had an old battery finally give out on me last month on my 530i. Then not even a month later the alternator gave out on me on the motorway 160 miles from home! After a new battery and new Bosch alternator, I now have another odd issue happening during driving. After a few minutes...
  8. 2001 E53 3.0 strange oxygen sensor problem

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi, and thank for your letting me in to your forum. this is my first post here so please excuse my english and bad set up :) okay, so i have an 2001 BMW e53 X5 3.0L 6cyl automatic. whit 312000KM on it. it has been running great now and still does but engine management light comes on every now...
  9. E46 330D Strange power issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just to start the car is a 2004 facelift with electronic actuator on the turbo just in case that makes any difference so the car has an "intermittent" power problem where it will drop into limp mode and not have the power to pull the skin of a rice pudding but this only happens if you drop out...
  10. Strange CD issue

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, hope all is well and thanks for reading my post. Basically, I have an 04 BMW 1.8 petrol. Standard CD player in the back(changer)/dash. Firstly - the CD player in the front was happy playing Maxwell brand burned CD's - my CD changer Wouldn't recognise them. Then some weeks...
  11. Help needed please (strange issue)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    OK so I have a 2005 E87 120d with 120k on the clock, it's been fine since I bought it a little over a year ago but on a long journey home last night the car developed only what I can discribe as a surging kind of feeling almost like clutch was slipping whilst driving at speed. So cut a long...
  12. Strange one for experts F30 what is this

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Had my 2016 F30 for a couple of weeks. When I came out of car park notice a piece of metal pointing out from rear wheel arch pointing towards wheel. It was near the bottom near side trim. Was sticking out about inch. I pull it and it came out. Was at least 30cm long about as thick as a pencil...
  13. Strange HID bulb problem.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey, Have a strange problem going on with a HID kit I installed on my car. Sorry for the long-windedness of this but I fitted a Canbus HID kit to my car (E60 BMW with projector lights) about two months ago that was working perfectly apart from the odd blown bulb error I'd get on the dash...
  14. Strange E46 problem

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So my e46 was working fine yesterday and all of a sudden she wouldn't go into gear so had to get a tow home. Went out the morning to remove gearbox and clutch. To my surprise now she goes into gear fine and when I jack up both rear wheels they spin in every gear. Very odd, any advice before I...
  15. 2008 E90 Strange light issue

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi All, First, I realise this topic has been raised many times, but I think my issue is different (or at least I have not been able to fix as in other posts). Really appreciate any guidance because this is driving me nuts. I have an e90 2008 320d. The issue is that the car is reporting lots...
  16. E46 325Ci Strange Problem With Power Roof

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone can help me with a strange fault I have with the power roof. (2001 E46 325Ci Convertible). With the ignition switched on and engine NOT running the roof goes up and down perfectly. However if I try and operate the roof with the engine running all that happens is...
  17. 325d e91 -09, strange glow plug errors (control )

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey, So im starting to become an expert in removing the intake manifold.... 2 month ago Carly said 6 plugs were broken (4212,4222,4232,4242,4252 and 4262) Looked around on this forum and found the answer quite quickly, ordered new plugs + module and changed. ONE start later and carly said 3...
  18. Strange amp draw

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone, I've been getting a flat battery in my e46 330ci when I leave it for more than 3 days without driving. I did a parasitic draw test and got a reading of 0.01 (10ma) or 0.02 but then every 10 minutes it jumps to 0.15 for just a second. Could this be killing the battery? I haven't...
  19. F10 M5 - Strange Rotary switch under dash next to OBD

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello fellow forum members, It's my first post after leaving my RS6 C7 with 700+hp for a F10 M5. My intention was to wait it out until the new RS6 is released but we'll see, maybe I'll be hankering after a new M5 once I've had RWD for a while again! Anyway, car is 2014 F10 M5, Got a few toys...
  20. 2005 316ti COMPACT headlight strange occurrence

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I got in my car after work today and found that the headlights would not switch on. Sidelights OK but no headlights or main beam. I though perhaps I would be OK to drive home if I stuck to main roads which are pretty well lit. Anyway, after setting off I realised that I had left the...