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  1. Crank pulley failure symptoms?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Anyone know what the normal symptoms are with a failing crank pulley? When I slow down, mainly in stop start traffic in my e91 320d m47 auto, I get what sounds like a heavy vibration which then disappears when I start pulling away. Only happens when I slow right down and nearly come to a stop.
  2. DO I HAVE PULLEY TENSIONER SYMPTOMS? (that would be my second replaced one going to fail)

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    so basically, car started to have strange vibration while stoping to almost stationary while it is in D, but it has nothing to do with breaking but rather leaving the car to stall and slightly accelerating....when car fully stops, it disappears, but when going extra slow, like I was in a slight...
  3. Intermittent Level control system failure - no symptoms

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, there are a couple of threads that talk about the level control system failures on BMW X5 with sagging rear (one or both sides). However my problem is: I was getting saggy arse on my E70 overnight, however never got any errors. So not wanting to run the risk of killing the air...
  4. 2004 320D auto transmission / egr valve symptoms

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Evening all, I have a 2004 320D auto that I've owned since Feb 2012. Ever since I've owned it, it has made a 'rumble strip noise' at around the 2000rpm / 40mph mark but once I accelerate through it's fine. I'm led to believe it's a common fault and tbh I'm used to it. I bought the car with 39k...
  5. 2008 E90 320d - flickering lights with particular symptom combination

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I ended up having a worrying electrical puzzle, and as local garages all want to send one to "specialist", any tips hugely appreciated - I am very afraid latter would poke around for N very expensive hours and change X things as usual, and maybe without success. The key symptoms: foot...
  6. Timing chain problem - symptoms

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I may have timing chain issues with my 2003 series. What symptoms should I be looking out for please? At present, there is no engine noise - car just keeps cutting out after a few miles. Thanks everyone :)
  7. 535d -05 runaway symptoms

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Car has been seen around 300 000km, and it's been chipped to around 400hp. New vortex breather just installed. When accelerating hard car starts using motoroil, but it is gonna stop as soon I hit the brakepedal. There is some oil in intercooler when looked, but not much. How can i figure...
  8. Unprogrammed maf symptoms?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Have a 184hp 330d, have tried a pierburg airflow only gives power at 2500rpm and have tried two Bosch mafs which give power from 2-3k but very little after 3k can feel a sort of slight vibration/rumble as the car hesitates slightly. I believe the problems to do with the maf as when it's...
  9. BMW E46 318ci usuall rattle slighty different symptoms.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    sh i have just signed up so forgive me if i was meant to post somewhere else but i could really do with some help! I have recently bought a 318ci facelift coupe with a n42 engine and have noticed a slight hesitation between 1-2 revs also a very unerving knocking noise when the oil cap is removed...
  10. E39 - 530d turbo failure symptoms?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, Basically I was driving and as i set away from some traffic lights i noticed a large puff of white smoke our the rear end. As i was driving there was no smoke, however I have a feeling that the turbo is on its way out, little more whistling than usual as well, not using any more oil...
  11. E87 120d - What are the symptoms of a faulty turbo actuator?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    What are the symptoms of a faulty turbo actuator? When I put my head down near my turbo and unlock the car with my fob.. the actuator vibrates.. zzz zzz zzz zzz. Bit weird. When it stops vibrating I can move it up and down again but not while it's vibrating.
  12. Bust CIC unit and other strange symptoms

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone, Looking for a bit of advice. I have a 2009 525 tourer (auto) and the CIC unit seems to have developed a problem, symptoms are… 1- As soon as the car is unlocked the CD changer cycles through the CD cassette then stops 2- When the car is unlocked sometimes the back doors don’t...
  13. Symptoms of Knacked DISA ?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi fellas. Besides the obvious noise. What are the other symptoms of a Knacked disa valve. Mines a bit noisey/rattley what would the benefits be of replacing it. Thx
  14. 320d E46 2002 - Misefuelling Queries & Symptoms

    General BMW Discussions
    My recently aquired 320d was to be my first foray into the BM world, now I have had to give it up. I am currently taking a second hand dealer to court because the maniac is trying to accuse me of putting unleaded in the car ! That is pure nonsense,my past two cars have been diesels and ive...
  15. glow plug control unit symptoms

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Could anybody tell me the symtptoms of a faulty glow plug control unit? i know poor starting when cold maybe a issue but anything else? my 2005 525d sometimes seems to run lumpy on tick over and feels like it misfires at low revs i have plugged it into a diagnostic machine and all 6 glow...
  16. Uj symptoms on steering .

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Apart from the little knocking on the uj . Do you get a wheel wobble ?
  17. Anyone have these symptoms with there 320d?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey Ive owned a '04 320cd M sport for about a month now and I'm having issues with intermittent lumpy idle, intermittent slight misfire on light throttle below 2000 RPM and off boost, and poor MPG (The mpg needle drops right down even on light throttle.... Is this normal??) I'm getting roughly...
  18. strange combination of symptoms, any ideas on nature of engine fault?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi. I've been browsing these forums for some time but I think this is my first post. I drive a 1999 318i and I love it, however ive had a problem recently. About 2 months ago, the coolant level warning light came on for the first time. Thinking it was no big deal, I baught more anti-freeze and...
  19. What are the symptoms of low auto gearbox oil on a e60?

    General BMW Discussions
    What symptoms would low auto gearbox oil cause? The car a 2003 e60 530d has previously had the sump replaced at 108k and has the block terminal and oil flush and change at 120k by the last owner. Gearbox module has the most up to date software no faults present or stored from the module either...
  20. 2005 535d msport E61- random fault symptoms... what's the issue quiz!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi Now the proud owner of a 535d touring to accommodate my family and new dog :-) but also get me from a to b with a massive smile on my face. Only a few minor issues are ruining my enjoyment of aforementioned new beast - they are as follows: 1 random clicking from centre console - maybe...
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