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  1. Struggling to identify part on E39 radiator system

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Couple of times in the last week the cabin has started filling with smoke when the engine is ticking over. When I pulled over to the side of the road on the first occasion I noticed the coolant level was low although I hadn't topped it up that long previously. I suspected a leak as I could see...
  2. BMW E46 325CI 2004 auto occasionally struggling to maintain revs at a constant speed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I am new to this forum and forums in general so I apologise if this particular problem has been covered before. I have recently purchased a 2004 325ci auto. The car has covered roughly 128,000. I really hoping someone can shed some light on a problem that I am having with it? I have...
  3. 2005 E87 battery disconnected, and boot shut ...now struggling to open

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Feel like a real fool putting this thread up here , but in a nutshell whilst trying to start my car I ran the battery down and in my wisdom thought that I would take it out and put it on charge overnight so that I coul try again in the morning..however whilst the battery was disconnected the...
  4. 320d struggling to start when warm/hot (SOLVED)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Looking for some information regarding my 2003 320d Engine - M47d01 The car will start first thing in the morning, first turn of the key but when I go for a spin and let the car heat up to its normal operating temperature this is where the problem starts to arise, when I turn the car...
  5. struggling to start when warmed up

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    hi, so cars recently developed a problem starting after engine has reached temp, whenever its already warmed up it will struggle to fire for a couple of seconds, but then it will start it will always fire eventually, and on a cold start its like normal. just had new starter motor and fuel...
  6. Help E90 330d Struggling To Start Which Part To Replace Next?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Please Help Recently Purchased a very highly modified 330d msport on a changeover 2008 not old not face lift but oddity in between model lol. Anyway it was taking approx 1-2 minutes of cranking before it would start so I did a little investigating to discover pump in tank had power when cranking...
  7. 2006 320d brakes need replacing, struggling with sizes.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, i have joined in search of an answer to my question. The brakes on my 2006 320d M Sport need replacing and was hoping to take advantage of the 25% sale eurocarparts have on today however I'm unsure which size i need. I've used the reg search on their site but this brings up various sizes...
  8. E60 winKFP updates - going well but struggling with Visteon CHAMP (basic CD unit)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys, I'm doing well with winKFP and have successfully coded many moduals with new software and my VIN number but my champ unit is causing me a headache. its a Visteon unit. What is the correct order to code this in? I have ChampGW / D_mostGW (coded this no problem) MMI/CCC / Champ /...
  9. Struggling above 70-80mph

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Having a problem with my 2003 330d (204) generally running fine, though feels a bit down on power and really takes some winding up to get above 70-80mph... Think I would run out of road before hitting 100+. Recently found a leak in the IC, which has been replaced today. Also changed the vac...
  10. Bmw 530d e39 touring struggling to start when fuel low

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. I'm new to bmw ownership. I have just purchased a bmw 530d touring e39 and first impression I love it. But just recently it's developed a fault. It's struggling to start hot or cold. It only seems to do it when the fuels lower. And I have noticed ALOT of air in the fuel lines in engine...
  11. 635d - 2008 version. Angel Eye upgrades. Struggling.

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi folks, I've searched and can find plenty of info on the pre LCI upgrades but very little info on the late models to help me choose the best angel eye LED upgrades. Is is there an accepted "best" version that you 6 enthusiasts have found that works really well and doesn't fail within weeks...
  12. First BMW - 116 M Sport. Struggling to use iPhone for music

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi folks, Picked my new 14 plate 1 Series M Sport yesterday and absolutely love it! First BMW I've ever had and so far so good! The only thing that lets it down from my point of view is the fact that I can't connect my iPhone 4S to play music directly. I have set up bluetooth for the phone...
  13. struggling fitting new stereo

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I tried to fit a new stereo in my 318 e46 today. I bought the correct fascia and connector and the stereo worked fine. When I tried to fit the stereo back in theres so many leads now that it wouldnt push all way to the back and lock in. I tried a few times and couldnt do it and then the...
  14. PCP - Really Struggling

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Guys, Utterly rubbish with maths to be honest and I'm struggling with PCP and how it works. I have always bought used approver cars but am not thinking PCP may be for me as I like to change every 2/3 years and I don't want to invest such a big lump sum in a car when it could be better served...
  15. '97 E36 323i auto coupe,Struggling to find part

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hey everyone, Just wondered if anyone could point me in the right direction to finding a part i'm struggling with, i'm looking for the engine exhaust bracket, i think thats what they call it, its about 10" long and bolts to the back of the gearbox and the other end has 2 round brackets to...
  16. 1998 e36 323i - struggling to start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi guys. I will just get down to it... I have recently been having a few problems with my e36 323i, To start with I had a massive loss of power when accelrating. I put the car on a diagnostic machine and the car had the faults crank sensor and air flow maf sensor. So I have now changed the maf...
  17. x5 e53 struggling to start

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi,i have a 55 reg x5 3.0 d,i the problem i have is , it struggles to start first thing in the mornings.it turns over but doesnt fire. i had the standard battery from new,so change battery for a new one,still the same. like ive said it will turn over and over but wount fire up.in the end if it...
  18. 320diesel struggling to start when hot

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    My son is based at Brize Norton and is having trouble starting his 52 plate 320d when warmed up. It starts perfectly from cold but when turned off takes for ever to start again, often just before battery gives up. Before Xmas it wouldn't start after refuelling and he had to call out the A A who...
  19. Struggling to start and engine warning message

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, I am new to the forum and have just treated myself to a 2009 335i msport with 27k on the clock had it now 4 months but noticed it was struggling to start some days so took it to my local BMW dealer as under warranty they said it needed a new HPFP and fitted one and off I went, the...
  20. 2002 E46 330D Sport Auto Struggling to accelerate in high gear

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. I've tried searching for a post for a this but not found one, so please excuse me if the topic exists - I would appreciate a link if it does! When I'm cruising around 2,000rpm on the motorway and press the accelerator down up to 75% of its max travel, I see the econometer react...
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