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  1. 2005 530 heated seat/DTC/Parking sensor switches

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I've got a 2005 530i and the Heated Seats, DTC and Parking sensor switches are not working - they do not light up either. When starting the car the screen says DTC deactivated. I want to check the unit is connected OK, how easy is it to get to? I an quite confident with cars to happy to...
  2. E63 Window switches not illuminating

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all. I have a problem with my '04 6er drivers window/mirror switches not illuminating and also with the gear position indicator not illuminating. The passenger side lights up fine and all the switches work fine too. I replaced the shift indicator but it still doesn't light up. Could this be a...
  3. E93 roof switches / sensors

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I've recently acquired an E93 - roof closes perfectly but when I go to open, the boot/trunk lid opens as it should, the roof folds away then everything stops with the boot/trunk lid open. I get a warning chime, roof symbol on dash to tell me it's not fully closed - release the switch & lift...
  4. 2003 E46 320 Ci Window switches - difference?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have searched and searched but i cannot seem to find the correct answer. In the e46 coupe 320, are both the OS and the NS (driver and passenger side respectively) window switches the same part? On REALOEM they are two different parts (61316902175 OS) and (61316902178 NS) On ebay, i can find a...
  5. Strange Switches & Wayward Wires

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Having delved into the depths of darkness behind the glovebox in my ’94 320i to diagnose a window really issue in the ZKE module I discovered a couple of oddities and hoped someone might be able to shed some light on them… First off, the switch to nowhere: Buried in the back corner of the...
  6. E46 compact gear surround and switches

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all this is my first post on this forum that I have just joined so forgive me for any newbie errors, I have recently bought a e46 compact 320TD and the interior dash trim and the trim around the interior door grab handles look a bit shabby so I have purchased a new set of aluminium one's, my...
  7. E61 2007 electric windows only working from drivers side switches

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    as the title really, i can control the windows from the drivers side but the individual windows wont work, is there a child lock feature i havent found yet? In another note, I had the car serviced and re coded ( had loads of issues) and an air con regas using a reccomendation from here, Chris...
  8. Both Door switches not working after battery disconnect. 2004 e46 318ci

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, I recently disconnected the battery from my car and now once connected again the door switched that tells the OBC that they are open isn't working. So now my windows dont "pop" down about a inch when i open the door. the interior lights dont come on nor dose the light on the dash...
  9. 2008 E90 auto switches to manual whilst driving

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Apologies if I've put this in the wrong section. Despite my best search efforts, I couldn't find any descriptions of s similar problem. We have a problem with our 2008 E90, 320 Touring. Whilst driving in automatic, the gearbox switched to manual mode thereby increasing the rpm to 5000. It...
  10. Window switches

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi folks, I have a strange problem with my 06 plate E90 330i. There seems to be an intermittent fault with both the front and rear nearside window switches. Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't. I can hear the glass move if pull up the switch when the window is already closed, but...
  11. E60 Driver window mirror controls not working

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All, Yesterday I embarked on q uest to find out why my door puddle lights stopped working. I started with fuses and pulled each one I thought might be the problem (going by the symbols on the sticker inside the boot lid) and re-seated them all after finding none of them were blown. A few...
  12. BMW 318i Start / Stop issues. Engine turns on then switches off

    BMW Engine Conversions
    Hi Guys, I recently bought a BMW 318i - 2009 plate. When I try to start the car in the morning pressing the start/stop button - the car turns on and then within seconds it just switches back off. However if I accelerate as soon as I turn the car on it stays on and am able to drive it. Also...
  13. 2000 316i fog lamp displays not illuminating when activating switches.

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Guys, New to the forum, so bear with me please. I've just had my BMW 316i mot'd yesterday and it failed amongst other things on - rear fog light not working and both fog light displays not illuminating on the dashboard. The actual rear fog light just needed a new bulb and front and back...
  14. 2004 E46 318TI Master cylinder pressure switches

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All can anybody tell me the size spanner size of the brake master cylinder pressure switches.Thinking of buying one of those swivel head ratchet spanners,have got most things don,t mind buying things to make life easier. Regards Chas
  15. 1998 540i AUTO cold start issue (switches off a few times right after start)

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, Since I got my 540i I had thos annoying problem when it would struggle to work 1st time from cold. When the car has been standing for more than 4 hours it will switch on no problems but would stall after around 2 seconds (no matter if revved or not), it works fine after 1 restart (2 the...
  16. 2001 bmw e46 320d touring - Rear window switches

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone Should my rear window switches light up like the front ones do when the lights are on? Only noticed today they are on lit up, The switches operate the windows as normal Thank you
  17. 1993 E36 2.5 Cabriolet - Instrument cluster switches off whilst driving

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Guys I've just joined the forum and looking for advise as well as sharing my expertise. Anyhow my BMW E36's instrument cluster has recently developed a fault, while when i'm driving the instrument cluster switches off. The dials go to zero and panel lights completely switch off. I maybe...
  18. BMW 635csi E24 problem - switches off while driving

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi there! I'm having a small problem with my 635 today and was wondering if anyone might know what is is. I'm a little bit useless regarding mechanical knowledge so maybe someone could enlighten me:) It's a 1980 635csi with 102,000km and in good condition. It hadn't been used in nearly 1.5...
  19. e60 Sat Nav Fault - Screen Switches Off and ON...!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    530d e60 iDrive Fault - Screen Switches Off and ON...! Dear BMW owners I own 530d, 07 plate and today whilst driving back from work the idrive screen went completely OFF for about 10 secs and then came back on with the BMW logo (as on car startup). Tested radio /satnav, both worked fine...
  20. e36 328i cabriolet switches

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    long shot really but thought id ask,,i had a couple switches(window)ware the bulbs had gone,so went the local breakers and got a couple and replaced then,and to my surprise they were blue,,and up on further inspection had noticed someone had replaced the bulbs with blue ones(soldered in etc)iv...