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  1. Swirl flaps blanked and egr blanked. Car won't start. Temp in red

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, so after reading lots regarding swirl flaps I bought a blanking kit and did it myself along with the egr blanking. Checked all the connections and sensors before I was putting the parts back in place so I'm positive there's nothing disconnected. The car would start after and the temp gauge...
  2. Engine doesn't always reach operating temp

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    How long does it usually take your diesel to heat up? I have a 335d and I've noticed that only occasionally it reaches upto 92 degrees in my daily commute. I had poor mpg when I first bought the car so replaced the egr thermostat and efficiency went up to about 38 mpg on my (almost all...
  3. Coolant Temp Sensor Wiring colour codes

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I hope somebody can help, car is a 2003 E46 330i. I have had to replace the starter motor. (nightmare!) during the removal of the inlet manifold I managed to accidentally pull the wires out of the coolant temperature sensor connector. I've managed to salvage the connector and remove both...
  4. 2011 320 Efficient Dynamics - Loosing power DSC warning light temp showing

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Folks, I have just started to loose power momentarily as I power through 2nd, then 3rd etc and as this happens, the DSC warning light (car skidding) flickers then goes as the car pulls through, could this be a turbo problem? There is no whistle or smoke. Would the use of dirty diesel...
  5. E46 fuel and temp gauges stay on

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, when I turn the engine off the fuel and temperature gauges do not drop to zero on my 2003 E46 325 xi. Also the clock and trip computer reset every time that I restart the car. I did some research and was pretty sure that this was the ignition switch issue so i just replaced that and...
  6. Oil temp drops to zero and jumps back to 90

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all. 645ci Just had new thermostat, new alternator, new rocker cover gaskets, new battery, and new coolant. Drives great now, but noticed when driving home from garage that oil temp which sits at 90 nicely dropped to zero, and a minute later, jumped back to 90, a few times ? Any thoughts...
  7. Low engine temp? 2004 730d

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hey. After a 20.min journey consisting of motorway and start/stop, the engine temp.only peaked at 65c through the torque app. This seems low to me, thought it should be more 80/90.. Any checks I can do, could it be a stuck open thermostat? Thanks. Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
  8. Which coolant temp sensor?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have the early e90 2005 320i n46 which I’m getting the amber coolant light come on the dash, it only comes on for a few minutes on start up, the fan will kick in at full speed then the light goes out and the fan returns to normal speed. I’ve checked with inpa and the coolant temperature is...
  9. 05 E46 320d - Car not getting up to temp after thermostat change

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Bought an E46 with a thermo issue - car wouldn't get up to temp, would stay between the blue icon & the white line. Replaced the main thermostat with a Behr stat which has improved the car a lot - car is now getting over the first white line at apprx 11 o'clock but it doesn't get up to...
  10. F30 330xd oil temp

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, recently purchased a new 330 Xd. Yesterday went on a motorway journey and found that the oil temp gauge was really slow to set off, hung around the 1/4 mark, then hovered near centre before dropping back down to quarter. This happened several times over before settling in the centre. The...
  11. F30 330xd Oil temp

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi all, recently purchased a new 330 Xd. Yesterday went on a motorway journey and found that the oil temp gauge was really slow to set off, hung around the 1/4 mark, then hovered near centre before dropping back down to quarter. This happened several times over before settling in the centre. The...
  12. Coolant temp

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi there, is there a way of checking the coolant temp on my car why driving? it is a ( 2006 525d se 6 speed auto 177bhp ) this is my second bmw my last one was a (2005 320d se 6speed manual) and that one didn't have a temp gauge either witch I find a bit strange really every other car I have...
  13. 2013 320D Touring (F31) - Engine temp issue

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, new user and first post :thumbsup Looking for a bit of help/guidance with my Beemer....... I think there could be an issue with the engine temp, which I'm guessing will have a knock on effect with the fuel economy, although I haven't done the numbers yet. What I'm seeing is and this...
  14. F07 N57 oil temp gauge moving

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, changed all chains, aux coolant pump, coolant, oil. before that everything was fine (100 c' always), but now car oil temp gauge is moving. if the speed or rpm is rising oil temp is moving down very fast. Look video. temp after 30km - 120 km/h. moved from D to N for few seconds. Same if...
  15. Can't display water temp on E93

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi folks, Recently picked up an E93 320d. The MPG is pretty poor, i've owned an E90 320d before and feel like this isn't right. I know the thermostat is the first thing to check, but I can't seem to get the engine temperature to display at all. I'm following the guide of holding the odometer...
  16. Coolant Temp (Secret Menu) - Thoughts?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    So I've just went into the secret menu and completed a 25-30min journey. Findings are: Approx 20 min motorway driving @ 60-70mph / 1900 revs - the temperature never went above 68C. Approx 10 min rural roads @ 30-40mph in lower gears - temperature rose to around 78C and when I drove into my...
  17. BMW 320D N47 Coolent Temp?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys I entered the secret menu to display the coolent Temperature and decided to go for a ride. I started the car I noticed temperatures of around 20-25. During my drive it went up to 40. I was doing some local and a little strech on motorway. Then I gave up and come back to my car park...
  18. Am I missing a coolant temp sensor?!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hello How many coolant temp sensors are there on a e36 328i 1996? I appear to be missing the sensor that screws into the side of the rad near the top, and the socket/wiring that plugs into said sensor?! I've read somewhere that some "later" models only have one coolant temp sensor which Im...
  19. instrument cluster coolant temp gauge

    Technical Guides for the E46
    e46 320d pre-fl touring have problem with instrument cluster coolant temp gauge problem: coolant temp gauge in instrument cluster never gets to middle point (~90c), but stops on aprox 70-75c, but in obc 19 7 temperature is 98c. pointer looks working, when instrument cluster test made, its going...
  20. e36 coupe outside air temp sensor and plug

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    hello, i managed to run over the sensor and plug some how, so looking for new sensor and the plug? i can get new one with plug for £10. but would want an original working one. part number 65816905133 can pay by paypal. so if anyone has one please get back to me a s a p...thank you
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