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  1. 2006 325i lifter tick

    Hi all. Bimmer just started with the dreaded tick ( 57,000 ) Comes and goes from day to day, just done oil change but made no difference. What can I do to stop it. Thanks, Graeme.
  2. Tick tock tick tock

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  3. E36 m43b18 tick over rpm speed

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Can some one confirm what a healthy m43b18 tick over rpm speed is please from cold start to hot start. Cheers guys.
  4. Engine tick

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2000 bmw e46 316i sedan I'm pretty sure it has the m43 engine. So the car is making a tick, there doesn't seem to be a rhyme or reason to it coming on or off. I'd like to think that the ticking frequency increases with rpm and so does volume; the volume change is very small and almost not...
  5. Constant lifter tick 330ci

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, Bought a 330ci 6 weeks ago, already had clutch replaced and now getting a constant tick which increases in speed with rpm, never goes whether hot or cold. Guessing I've got a fully gummed up lifter or it's gone completely. I've tried a search but there's so many topics on ticking on...
  6. Sudden loss of accelerator response and very rough tick over

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi. Yesterday, out of the blue, my car (after pulling over to allow a tractor to pass) started ticking over very roughly as if it was struggling to stay running. During this time, the accelerator was totally unresponsive. I continued to blip the throttle for ten-fifteen seconds and everything...
  7. Bmw communication active does not tick

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi everyone I wonder if anyone could help? On my 535d m sport the Bluetooth does not work when I try to tick the box (Bmw communication active) it does not let me tick it for some reason, does anyone why this is and how it can be fixed. Thanks in advance.
  8. e90 320D Wipers fuse tick

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Simple question, starting to annoy me now. My wipers, in auto mode or manual operation from the stalk, everytime they engage, I hear a faint single tick noise from the fuse box area. they stop wiping, come on again, same noise, a single tick for every new started operation after a slight...
  9. E92 325i 2007 intermittent squealing noise and lumpy tick over please help!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, New to this so please be gentle! I've had a intermittent problem with my e92 325i 2007. It started a year ago, a really loud squealing noise ! But only when you take your foot off gas. So it went to the garage belt and pulleys changed but a week later it was back! I usually pull over turn...
  10. 325ti revs drop and won't idle between tick over and 1500rpm

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I am having the rpms dropping when I try and pull away in first or reverse. It idles ok but it can't hold the revs below 1500 rpms. The throttle seems a bit notchy when putting the power down as well. I have given it a full service including a vacume leak fix icv and tb cleaned. I did...
  11. E90 smoking on tick over

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi I have a 56 plate Bmw 330d m sport e90 which has started smoking on tick over. It doesn't smoke whilst driving only on tick over and smells like diesel. Any ideas?
  12. 335d e92 engine noise on tick over - swirl flaps?!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, am new to the site and thought I would ask you knowledgeable people a question that I keep getting mixed answers from mechanics about. I have a 56 plate 335d coupe (80k miles) which I only purchased in July. Since I have had it, on tick over the engine will (most of the time) make a noise...
  13. new coil packs messed up my cars tick over

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all serviced my car the other day oil/oilfilter air filter new plugs and cabin filter. so id thought id be nice and replace all four coil packs. bmw 318 ci 2001. got them from euro parts. thought i would play save disconnect the battery. then fit the coil packs. did this Put it all back...
  14. E53 2005 front parking sensors all tick and no beep.

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    I re nude the second one in from kerb on n.s. Front Because it was dead got a new one replaced it and still no sound Any ideas please and thanks if you try :)
  15. 1996 E34 540 high tick over when engine warm

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi all, my 540 (M60B40 auto Tourer) just developed a problem with tick over, when the engine cold first thing in morning its fine, about 600rpm as its always been but after a run and the engine is up to running temperature its at about 2000rpm, it slowly drops after a while and sometimes it does...
  16. Z3 2000. Tick over setting temporarily lost?

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    Hi After a short journey I returned to the car and started up but the engine kept stopping whilst I was manouvering the car to leave? I noticed that if I took my foot off the accelerator, the rpm dropped to zero, and as a result the engine stopped? The tick-over setting seemed to have gone...
  17. E36 3.0 engine knock tick??

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    It would be appreciated if someone could have a listen. There is a knock over and above the usual tick. I was looking to buy the car as a project but not 100% sure on the engine. The noise has been in it this last year to 18months and in this time it has also had a new head gasket and other...
  18. 2007 325d bad fuel consumption, runs Lumpy on tick over

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Can anyone help my 2007 325d only returns 30mpg at best and on idle runs a little lumpy , also has lack of power , there is a steering wheel with a lock in red showing in side on dash , don't know if this is related or a seep rate issue . Other than a injector problem could this be caused by...
  19. 2007 325d bad fuel consumption, lumpy on tick over

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all new to this! I own a 2007 325d it has bad fuel consumption best 30mpg , also on idile it runs lumpy , can this be anything other than a bad injector ? Also have a light on dash of a red steering wheel what does this mean ?
  20. e46 2002 330ci convertible - very quiet tick noise from inside at idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all Just noticed today a weird noise. Rather quiet.... cant really even hear it with the fans on. Best heard from inside. Seems to be from the front / middle of the car but cant really pin point the location. It happens when the engine is running and idling. I turned the fans off and it was...