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  1. F30 320i Stalls in traffic

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there - New here so apologies if this is in the wrong section. I have a F30 320i automatic (built in 2012) sport saloon which has been having issues for the year. The first issue I had was the iDrive shutting off for a second then turning back on when I was going low speed/coming to a stop...
  2. 320 xdrive auto diesel, weird clunking noise in traffic

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey guys, At my wits end with the above. The issue is simple enough; When in stop/start traffic the car makes a clunking noise on deceleration. Feels like the engine has come off its brackets or the auto box is trying to find the correct gear. The problem got worse last week (similar issues at...
  3. Turning off traffic report -TP

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All I always fancied a 520d and the other day I took a big chance and bought a 2014 520d estate with impeccable service history and 152,000 on the clock. It drives like it is new - no rattles knocks or clunks. It is really comfortable and quiet in the cab. Time will tell but at the moment I...
  4. avoid bumper-to-bumper traffic after turning a dodgem into a car.

    BFuk Open Topic
    Interesting but it looks old and I don't see why he didn't just do up an existing mobility scooter given how much he's spent on it https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.metro.news/whacky-races-inventor-turns-shoppers-heads-in-his-dodgem-car/1226166/amp/
  5. Traffic sign recognition

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I've recently purchased a 520d msport xdrive. The car has the technology package and head up display. There seems to be no way to display the current speed limit. Does anyone know if this feature is part of another package or whether it is possible to retro fit? Thanks
  6. Colour matching the Becker Traffic Pro: Success

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I have a Becker traffic Pro fitted to my 840. I havent bothered with setting up the Sat Nav as I use waze on my phone, but I wanted something that looked OEM, but had a bit more functionality, so chose this head unit. The only issue was that the colour of the screen never quite matched the BMW...
  7. Lifters tapping knocking loud after stuck in traffic for an hr.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As per tittle. My cars been trouble free for years. But the 323I ie 2.5 sounds bloody awful. Im hoping that in the morning she woll be ok. I only really do short journeys. But to night I literally sat in 4 miles off traffic cruel stop start when I finally got clear and home she sounded like...
  8. F36 - 4 Series real time traffic info and map update

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Firstly hi all, Recently bought 4 series gran coupe and the sat nav was working with traffic and a green line showing all was well. This suddenly stopped and I worked out I had to pay for the service, which I did bu I still get the TMC logo and no green line Am I missing a setting or...
  9. High Beam Assist and Traffic Sign Recognition Enabling

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Forgive me if this has been answered but I've looked and looked. What I am looking to do is enable High Beam Assist and Sign Recognition to my 2017 F31, from what I've concluded by searching is listed below. My car has driver assist so I believe I have everything but the stalk? the only...
  10. F30 traffic reports?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Since I’ve had my car it has only picked up classic radio traffic announcements, which gives me info in London somewhere (I live in Glasgow). Is there any way to change this or change the location? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. 2007 E63 650i Engine sound magnified when cold stuck in traffic

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi The engine noise sounds a bit magnified, the rpm is the same at 500. It's only noticeable in cold weather and when stationary in stop/start traffic. It feels like there is a component in the engine is doing overtime or something like that. You can also feel it on the steering wheel which is...
  12. Real Time Traffic Information on Z4 Sat Nav

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I am thinking of changing my 2007 520d SE to a nearly new Z4. I would like to get a Z4 with Sat Nav with Real Time Traffic Information. Can anyone tell me the date RTTI first appeared on the Z4 Sat Nav so I can search the used car sites with the right date/ reg. Thanks Regards
  13. Navigation System Traffic Updates

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hey guys, recently got a E63 with bmw professional navigation on it, how would I get the car to have real time traffic updates? The option is there but it keeps saying it can't fetch the data or something similar. Also it has a 2016 nav disc in it, which has things like terminal 5 at heathrow on...
  14. HELP traffic announcement volume

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    bleeding ear drums when traffic announcements broadcast no settings to adjustl dealer reckons they broadcast it one setting volume wise than current setting , oh no its not nothing can be done help !! 2015 420d sport plus
  15. BMW 5 series D Touring ( automatic) break squeal at low speeds/in traffic: Advice needed

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, In April this year I bought a second hand BMW 5 series D Touring (automatic transmission) at a BMW garage in Brussels (Belgium) with 25.000 km on the clock. The car came with a 4 year warranty, as it was purchased through the premium second-hand / approved used car program. From the...
  16. Can't turn off traffic flow map in satnav

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, Hoping someone here can help with this as searches around the interweb has not yielded fruit!! When I have my screen in split screen mode, the sat nav map is in traffic flow mode (the grey map with green lines) and I can't seem to turn it back to the regular map. When in full screen...
  17. Real Time Traffic Information

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I have just picked up a 63 plate 320D Touring SE with leather and business navigation. It has connectedDrive which I have booked. I was hoping that by booking ConnectedDrive I would then get the option for booking rtti, but this option does not seem to be available on the ConnectedDrive...
  18. Not off to a good start (overheating in traffic) :(

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    So I'm 3 days and 200 miles in, driving to Leeds today, traffic on the M62 and the needle for temp started moving after about 15 minutes in traffic. I put the blowers on full heat and full power and opened the windows and it reduced back to normal (and stayed there). I'm assuming I have issues...
  19. TMC not transferring latest traffic info

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Has anyone had problems with TMC specifically on E61 2006? Thought it might have been something to do with the 2016 Nav disc I was using sot went back to the 2011 one that was supplied with car when I bought it in Feb this year, but problem is still there. It says its transferring messages and I...
  20. F25 2012 X3 Multimedia - Traffic Alerts stuck on!

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, Traffic reports (TP) constantly interrupt my FM/DAB/Multimedia playback! I am unable to turn them off and there is no indication that they are actually turned on anywhere. Selecting the traffic button doesn't change a thing in the status display. Hitting the button when they come on...
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