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  1. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    One key fob for my F32 had a low battery. I took the battery out, but didn’t replace it for several weeks. The key fob lost sync with the car, so remote unlocking doesn’t work. I can hold the fob up to the steering column sensor, and start the car. But I’m not prompted to create a new profile...
  2. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi my phone has stopped working through the car speakers when I make a call . It shows its connected and displays phone contacts and signal on the idrive screen but won't connect the call,it's been fine till now any help please ?
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello guys. A mobile mechanic checked why my car was cranking but not firing and he said he got a fault code to do with tampering i'm guessing EWS Tampering. Im at work so my old man took care of the car and told me what he saw. This mobile mechanic said i need a CAS Module replacement which...
  4. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone! I have a problem with my 2011 120d convertible. The driver's window sometimes doesn't do what it's supposed to do. It can go up then back down half way, goes down and not back up,stopped working altogether (until it re-sets after engine is off for 10mins). Does it's own thing when...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all I have just bought my fist BMW! I am now the proud owner of an 09 E61 M Sport. I had an issue where I could not get my contacts to appear in iDrive. I hunted the web and after a couple of days I found the solution which I thought I would share. The symptoms are the phone would connect...
  6. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi all, Its been a while but I was going through some old keys I have and found the buttons for my E36 convertible. The batteries were flat, I have replaced these and am now getting the LED. Under the bonnet the Siren is off at the moment and I have the key! Question after I have turn the...
  7. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, this may be a long shot but I wonder if anyone has experienced this issue. The media system connects to your phone and will syncronise your emails and text message so can be read or read out on the screen. Since updating to the latest version of Android the email sync no longer works. Texts...
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I have a bury system 8 take and talk cradle installed to my car. I can pair my phone with it and dial and make calls manually from the phone itself - all works through the speakers. My question is : I noticed there are voice dailing controls on the steering wheel, is it possible in...
  9. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I have a 2009 X5 and am trying to get my Samsung S5 to work correctly with it through bluetooth. It connects fine, but it sync's ALL my contact accounts. I have many accounts including a corporate (exchange) account with some 3,500 contacts on it. I have selected to only show the gmail...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Bought a 2002 320d yesterday- started nicely and runs really well until the second time I stopped ( engine nicely warm by then). Wouldn't start- fans/ radio etc came on but nothing at position 3 on ignition. Tried a few times, after 5 mins ( about 20 min from when i turned engine off) it started...
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    i finally got my car back from the garage, it was at the mechanics to solve a boost issue.. i was using dis to run a test on the injectors as i had a smooth running control error, and as the test schedule asked me to start the car the battery went dead, so i put on a mains battery charger with...
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    2001 E46 EWS Rolling code sync issue Guys after a bit of technical help... My mates 2001 330d e46 has got a EWS error after recent battery issues. Basically the EWS is not accepting the key comes up with Random Code Error. The error shows in the DDE fault log and the EWS fault log. Car does not...
  13. Auto Electrical Forum
    I recently acquired a E36 Sport touring however the previous lady owner told me she had the alarm disconnected as it kept going off. This means I have no remote centra locking which is getting quite annoying. I have the 2 working keyfobs (red and grey buttons) and have located the alarm module...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    As the title says. i turn the key and get a clicking noise and a whirring and the headlights are flashing in sync with the clicks. the radio comes on the lights come on in the the dash, but the engine management light stays on and the abs light will not go out. Can anyone help!
  15. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hey All. :) This is my 1st time posting a new thread, so go easy on me lol. I have a 1998 e36 316i SE Sedan/saloon. As the title states, my tachometer is about 400-500rpm out of sync. When I switch the odometer to show the revs in digital (below the speedometer), it shows that the car idles and...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I am trying to sync my phone using bluetooth. Everytime my phone says in correct in code. Does anyone know if the pin can be reset? Cheers
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have bought a BMW E46 Ci Coupe (V Reg 1999) from a private seller, they had installed a new EWS Control unit and got it programmed to the DME After I bought it from them I had it programmed 4 further times, every 500 miles the EWS alignment to the DME would go out of alignment, the engine...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ews goes out of sync every 3- 4 weeks, lets the engine spin over but not fire. Call out bmw assist and they plug computer in, and perform re-synchronisation. Fixes it for 3-4 weeks. Has just been in to main dealer and they cant find a problem, have given car back and said ring them next time it...
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