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  1. 2000 E46 330ci noise from rear on right turns and power

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Looking for a little help with a noise. I have a 2000 330ci with a 5 speed manual. 107k and in good mechanical condition. It makes a noise from the rear which sounds like a speed related rubbing noise. It only makes the noise when turning right at any speed over 15mph or when accelerating...
  2. 2004 BMW 525i A/C turns itself back on

    Auto Electrical Forum
    so I recently bought a BMW 525i in pretty good condition with just over 116k miles on it, I've had it around a month now and everything was normal until a few nights ago when I was starting it to head home, I always make sure to start and let car run for a few mins with the a/c off before...
  3. 2001 220i - Just turns over

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, Please excuse me if I have posted in the wrong section. I have a customer who has a 2001 220i. His back window was smashed just before Christmas and he has had it replaced, his battery has also died and he took it off, charged it and put it back. He has contacted me because it wont...
  4. 2005 e60 525d - Engine turns over but does not start after NCSexpert

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi All Hopefully someone can help me get out of this problem i have created :( Whilst trying to code the BC velocity function using ncsexpert several times (still didnt work), my car does not start anymore. It turns over but does not fire up! I've been trawling the forums most of the night...
  5. e36 trunk lock only turns halfway

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Took the lock off the trunk and tried. Using the master key. Master key works fine in ignition, doors and glove box. Flushed the lock out with penetrating oil. When on the car the lock hole is horizontal and only turns halfway between horizontal and vertical smoothly then comes to a solid halt...
  6. 1996 318I Convertible wont Start turns over but no spark HELP!!

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi new to the Forum but hoping someone can help I Have a 1996 318I Convertible, Recently bought as spares or repairs as will not start, the car has had all new fuses, Relays, Fuel Pump, a Fuel Filter, Camshaft Sensor, Spark plugs and coil pack It turns over no problem sound how it should and...
  7. e46 323i turns over wont start. code p0340, inlet cps replaced still wont start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi guys i need some help, ive just changed my inlet camshaft position sensor as the car had been running poorly, losing power and sometimes stalling whilst driving and eventually not starting at all one morning. codes threw up p0340 so i changed the sensor for a genuine bmw part. after changing...
  8. e34 Air bag light stays on for a few mins then turns off

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, I have changed the seats from cotton to leather, I have it all done and boy it looks and feels amazing! However I did notice that the 'new' seats don't have that pretensioning thing and that the passenger doesn't have a little black box on it or a cable coming out of it. After taking the...
  9. 2003 330I needs two turns of ignition key for vehicle to start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    2003 330i, recently purchased from private seller, vehicle starts with two cranks of the ignition key. First time, car (starter just cranks without starting), will start upon second attempt, and this is the norm rather than exception will the vehicle start. Is something wrong with the ignition...
  10. E46 330D turns over but wont Fire

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
  11. Two odd INPA queries - ignition "blob" turns white rather than black, and how do you read ALL fault codes?

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    As title really. INPA works OK, at last; I can read fault codes for various modules, it shows the real-time brake and clutch switches yadda yadda. However, the "ignition" circle is black when connected and turns white when the ignition is switched on, the opposite to the expected behaviour...
  12. 1991 320i - turns over and then dies

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    After a recent change of valve cover gasket, car has totally died, it ran for about an hour, (but would not drive), showing signs of burning off oil, but now it just turns over and dies straight away, have renewed all the plugs, but am stumped now, any advice would be appriciated
  13. BMW E46 Steering Help Tight On Turns

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have a BMW 323i 2000 reg power steering died so replaced with new one and now when I turn it goes tight again then loose what can it be.
  14. Alarm turns on when disconnecting battery

    Auto Electrical Forum
    how do i prevent this? i need to change my ignition switch! cheers (E38 740i 1994)
  15. 2001 E46 330 XI, Ventilation turns cold

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Does anybody knows how it comes that driving above 100km/hour the interior ventilation turns cold? When I slow down I hear a valve closing and the hot air start coming in. When I accelerate it turn cold again.
  16. 1998 E36 328i so i took my car to the garage turns out to be diff?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    So i have a clunking noise coming from the rear of my car when i pull away at first i thought it as bushs anyway the garage doesnt do diff's so they passed me on to another garage were i will have to take it tomorrow. Its a big clunking noise whne you pull away really loud the lad in the garage...
  17. 2002 E46 320d, Rail Pressure? Turns but wont start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi Guys I have some problem with my 320d, registered may 02, face lift. It wont start, i drove it to the petrol station on low fuel with the light on, filled half way, then drove around 30 miles, parked it and the next day it would not start. At first the Glow Plug Light & DDE came on and would...
  18. hitler turns in to jason plato spoof video

    BFuk Open Topic
    As some of you may be aware jason plato has thrown his toys out the pram as the hondas have a turbo and his chevy does not this did make me smile though. Before you play this link I would just like to point out that although this is a subtiled program maybe colditz/secret war that has been...
  19. 1994 E36 325i, Only one angel eye turns on when low beam is on

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Im trying to connect my angel eyes to my 94 325i and they both work when the car turns on but when i turn on the low beam all the passenger side angel eye turns off and the drivers side is on. can anyone tell me whats going? And how I can fix this problem. I really appreciate it thank you
  20. 2005 E46 M3-traction control turns itself off.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys me again forgot to ask my traction control kepps turning itself off, asked BMW and said it could be any one of the sensors on the wheels anyone else had this problem????????????