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  1. 2008 E90 320d Sudden change in mpg

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey Guys, My 320d has suddenly started to return less mpg, this is particularly noticeable when accelerating, even gently. Any acceleration, no matter how gentle makes the mpg needle shoot all the way 8mpg. I have also noticed that the mpg needle flicks about under constant load, i.e. if I...
  2. 2001 X5 E53 4.4ltr - Sudden loss of reverse

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hello All I've been browsing this forum via google for days now watching/trying solutions to my problem. I left my house (reversed) without an issue, long drive to my brothers house. On leave, reversed of his driveway with little/no reverse, very weak. So far, I've drained the transmission the...
  3. E46 323ci all of a sudden struggles to start and major loss of power.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi all, Probably my first post as i have always managed to find all the info i need without asking for it. 3 days ago my 1999 E46 323ci 120k miles cut out while i was stationary, then struggled to start and ran at like 1/4 power for my journey home (only a few miles). the traction control...
  4. M52 sudden slight overheat

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey there, yesterday I've encountered something unpleasant. I was about to overtake some cars , floored it to I dunno 150-160km/h but suddenly a car was coming in the opposite direction, so I had to dump on the brake. Car passed, I overtake the car in front of me and what do I see? The temp...
  5. 2004 E46 Sudden and rapid coolant loss after replacement engine fitted

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All First time posting, I'm hoping somebody could give me some guidance please? I have a 2004 BMW 318i MSport convertible. Following a lot of problems with the engine just after Christmas, loss of pressure, oil leaks, a few visits to the garage that never seemed to fix it, I eventually had...
  6. Sudden brake drag & hot blue rear disc!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Tonight when driving home from work, I slowed up into some traffic after about 20 mins steady driving and noticed that the car wasn't rolling to a stop normally, it slowed more quickly than normal and wasn't rolling back on the slight incline. No noise could be heard so carried on another two...
  7. e63 Sudden onset of problems

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hello everyone, long time lurker on here. I figured this is a problem the guys here can shed some light on. 05 645, 67k miles About 6 weeks ago started having very rough idle on cold starts. Sometimes to the point of the check engine light coming on. This was during a period of very cold...
  8. Two comfort access handles have sudden stopped working?

    General BMW Discussions
    So after the locking issues which it just seemed a passenger door wasn't being fully closed everything seemed fine. However having left the car for the week I've had the battery discharge message and two of the handles no longer want to open via comfort access, is it possible this is just the...
  9. E91 Sudden breakdown on motorway, now won't start!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, Firstly, new time poster here, so a quick thank you for all the information provided in the past and apologise if my post is somewhat vague. Here for help as I'm not the most mechanically minded! So pretty much, when driving on the motorway the other day, I felt a sudden jolt (enough...
  10. 2005 Z4 2.2 sudden power steering failure

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi All I'm new to the forum but would like to know your thoughts on a problem. Driving slowly about to turn a corner I hit a pot hole and immediately the engine appeared to cut out and the power steering went. Managed to drive home as I was near and since then the power steering has not...
  11. Loss of abs and power steering all of a sudden

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all, I was driving and all of a sudden the ABS and Power Steering switched off, 7 lights appeared on the dashboard and the windscreen wipers switched on and i could not switch them off! As i came to a set of traffic lights i switched the engine off several times but the lights on the dash...
  12. DSC light flashing and sudden power drop when over 60mph speed and roundabouts

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Dear members, Really need your expertise, my BMW 318i 2006 model got recently got serviced in Halfords auto centre, right from that day i am getting DCS lights flashing when i go over 60mph speed and specially about roundabouts the speed is dropping very drastically to almost 10-12 mph and the...
  13. 1994 850ci sudden limp mode

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello this is my first e31 v12 and I really want this car to work out for me. I am not a stanger to working on my own car but when it comes to the V12 I have no clue. this is what happened to me last week. woke up in the morning and got into my e31. hit the freeway before stop and go traffic...
  14. Sudden Power Off 318I / 2011

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I am very new to this fourm, few months ago i bought BM318i E90 Saloon. Car looks fine no issue till now, yesterday I went to shop lock the Car came back from shop, unlocked till that time it is fine, I sat into car put Keys ignetion on it is fine till that time, once I press start button...
  15. All of a sudden I'm not hungry

    BFuk Open Topic
    I was down at the Tall Ships festival in Greenwich on Friday. I think they'd booked the caterers from "I'm a Celebrity". Either that or Bear Grylls was running the barbecue.
  16. F11 - SMS received in iDrive all of a sudden

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    All of a sudden I have this new menu under Office called "Office Today", and in there was one unread message. When I opened it, it contained a recent unread SMS from my iPhone 5s! I've never had any SMS messages transferred to the car before, but why now? I don't get emails or calendar items...
  17. 520D, N47, '08 - Sudden halt on engine off.

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi folks, New to (posting) on the forum, but plenty of time spent reading others posts - time I made my own. Ive recently had my N47 engine out for an overhaul (started the dreaded timing chain swishing, and it was making some pretty miserable rattles + mediocre performace - and didnt trust my...
  18. all of a sudden Loud rattling and running like a bag of spanners (2003 e46 330ci)

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, Hope someone can help. Firstly I have done a search and cant really find what im looking for, so if youve seen this a million times - apologies. Ok left for work this morning and noticed a loud rattle, under acceleration coming from under the bonnet. At first it was just under load...
  19. E61 525d 2006 -- Sudden loss of power and harsh engine

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Good day all, Apologies for creating my first post on a fault. I live in Frankfurt, Germany, I got a second hand BMW 525d 11/2006, automatic gearbox, like two months ago, mainly to accommodate me with the holidays trips and my monthly business trips, I also own an Opel Astra 1,6 petrol. I was...
  20. 2002 E46 vert roof & C/L problems

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2002 E46 Electrical/Key Fob Gremlins? Hi Newbie today & a girl, so please be kind ;) I had my diamond key fob repaired a few weeks ago & has been working fine until yesterday. Suddenly, when engine on, windows open partially, wont go up, and my roof was down and when I parked and removed the...
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