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  1. Losing Power when Accelerating and turning hard

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, in my 320d 2010, I had a DPF filter error on dashboard for few months and recently I started losing power whenever I accelerated hard or hit 70mph on motorway and also on hard turning and bends. I did not waste time and got my DPF cleaned straight away but as it stands my car still has a...
  2. Turning volume control just gives static

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi I've got a logic 3 PlayStation sound system which has a amplified subwoofer and it connects to two speakers. It worked great until recently but now all I get when I turn the volume up and down is the sound of static. I bought another similar device at a carboot sale for £1 yet this appears...
  3. 2009 381i Radio not turning on

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi everyone, I've recently bought a 2009 318i that's fitted with the professional radio, however it does not turn on. I can insert and eject CD's but there is no display and no sound coming from the radio. I've checked the fuse in the glovebox and I've checked the connections and fuse on the...
  4. 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...
  5. BMW 2006 320i E90 Not starting or turning over

    E90
    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum as I don't have a BMW however I'm currently looking at a 316i 2006 e90 which isn't starting or turning over. I went to look at it today and was planning on doing a compression test on the cylinders as I thought it was turning over because the owner said it...
  6. 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/
  7. 2004 116i (E87) - Power loss when turning right

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hoping there's someone here who can help. A couple of months ago I noticed a loss of power when turning right at any speed higher than 20 mph. This gradually got worse and the orange DSC triangle would flash on the dashboard when the problem occurred. I took it to my regular garage and left it...
  8. 2005 BMW e90 320i loud squealing noise that disappears when breaking or turning

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello I seem to be having a bit of a problem with my car again. I've recently been having more and more squealing coming from my rear end (I think, sounds like it at least). It's gotten more intense, and happens more often, usually within 5-10 minutes of driving. Breaking lightly or turning...
  9. F31 fan turning on hours after car turned off?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    The other day I noticed a noise coming from my F31 (2014) after it had been locked for about 5 hours. It sounds like the actual interior blower fan noise as opposed to the cooling fan at the front of the car (the noise is completely from the back of the bonnet - below the windscreen wipers). I...
  10. 2012 BMW 320d F30 – Flapping sound and air release after turning off engine

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I have a BMW 320d F30 manual and when I switch off my car engine I get a strange sound for about 5seconds like a fan / flapping sound and then a release of air. Please see video of sound that someone else posted on you tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LphmC35MUok Anyone have ideas...
  11. 2005 E83 2.0d - Kocking, locking up when turning in 1st and reverse

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi Folks, I have an X3 that has developed this issue where the axles will lock up if turning at low speed in 1st or reverse gear. When I say lock up, basically you can move a small distance and then it feels like the car is stuck against something, if you put the clutch down as you start to...
  12. Music not turning off for phone calls.

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Something must have changed here, but I'm not sure what. Car is a 2017 4 series with pro nav. Phone is a Samsung S8 plus, connected via blue tooth. The music I'm listening to is Spotify via Bluetooth. Everything has been fine and dandy in the past, however suddenly yesterday when receiving a...
  13. x5 knocking noise when turning left

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi guys I have a 3.0d x5 with a knocking noise when I turn left with acceleration usually when leaving a round about I get a brief knock knock knock untill steering is straight again any ideas . This is a recent purchase and has been back to the garage twice but they say they cant find the...
  14. BMW e90 lci broken rear turning light.Help!!!

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello enthusiasts,i have a problem with my tailight /the issue is that the tail light is led and i basically opened the whole light to dicscover the broken led bulbs for turning signal.can anyone give me a clue about what kind of led bulb i should look for?thanks a lot
  15. Are you turning traction etc OFF When its snowed ?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    e39 525d . I had good results with my BARUM tyres. But wanted to know more about turning Traction control etc etc off ? is it really worth it. Thanks
  16. Interior light not turning off

    General BMW Discussions
    Wondered if anyone had any info on this , On my 535d e61 when the doors are closed and the central locking is unlocked the interior light comes on , then when locking this is without opening the doors the light then goes off, all fine at that point , if you unlock the car then get in the...
  17. e90 320d radiator fan not turning...

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all My coolant low light came on the other day when I was trundling along in slow, hot bank holiday traffic. Checked the reservoir and found it bone dry......Luckily there was a halfords across from where I stopped so I put some water in it from there. When stopped the temps would rise...
  18. e90 320d radiator fan not turning...

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all Coolant low light came on recently when I was trundling through slow bank holiday traffic when it was 30 degrees out, checked the reservoir and its as dry as a gnats arse. I was thinking coolant leak somewhere. However, I realised that the radiator fan wasn't turning. Also, the coolant...
  19. [Help] 2016 320d Sports Saloon - Knocking / Rattle noise when engine turning off

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi, I brought my car last year in September (320d Automatic Sports Saloon) and for the first 4 -5 months everything was fine. The last couple of month it has started to produce a knocking / rattle sound when switching off the engine. This was not there when first purchased. Sometimes it can be...
  20. E60 steering click as turning

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Good afternoon all , Over the last 6 months or so I have become increasingly aware of a click sound that happens every time the steering wheel rotates a turn , it sounds as if it is coming from the cowling area below steering wheel and I am thinking it is the slip...
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