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  1. 2005 E46 320CD Temperature gauge unstable

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hey people. i have a 2005 E46 320CD and i have noticed a problem with the temperature gauge. When i am driving around town the needle stays at the halfway point. When i then go on the motorway i notice that the needle drops close to the blue mark on the gauge. I had the waterpump replaced...
  2. 2012 BMW 320d M sport F30 - not very stable to drive

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    2012 BMW 320d M sport F30 - not very stable to drive Hi, I am not very knowledgeable about cars but am having an issue with mine and was wondering if someone could help. I have a 2012 320d M sport fitted with 18" run flat tyres - front and back that I bought 3 months ago (32.6k miles on the...
  3. 1999 E46 323i M52 - acceleration unstable, feels sticky?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi So - have a bit of an ongoing issue: acceleration ok from standing, but less so from, say 30mph. I can floor it and will pick up OK, but if I then take foot off, and floor it again, not a lot happens. The revs drop normally when i take my foot off, but it's like the pedal is sticky, taking...
  4. E39 M5 Unstable Rear End

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Evening All, I have an issue with my E39 M5, the rear of the car doesnt feel right, it doesnt feel like its conected to the front of the car, its wandering alot over bumps and when you put your foot down the traction control is kicking in as the car just wants to go sideways. Its worse when...
  5. Bouncy RPM needle:/ please help!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, After spending hours on research and double that on self diagnostic I am still puzzled. The rpm needle is bouncing about +\- 50rpm, connecting diagnostic scaner and looking at live data the rpm stay within 826-836 range. It seams to be more noticeable when the engine is hot and the...
  6. E46 320td unstable at 70mph+

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, bit of a hard problem to describe but when motorway driving at 70 or over car seems to sway or rock when lane changing or slight bends, it seems to shift weight dramatically. Anyone have any ideas what could cause this?
  7. 2004 E46 318i SE Auto - unstable on A and B roads

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I just got myself the 2004 E46 318i SE Auto, 17" M wheels, 70k miles and I love it. There is only one thing that annoys me with this car, it occasionally "tramlines". I've done the following to fix the problem: 1. Straightened 3 slightly buckeled wheels, balanced 4 wheels 2. Replaced the...
  8. 2003 E46 325ti - 'Unstable' at High Speed after rear tyre change

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, I'm new to this forum so i apoligise if this post is in the wrong place, i would be grateful for anyone's help at all. I recently had 2 new rear tyres fitted fitted to my BMW 325ti Compact, the garage originally put on the wrong width tyres (225/45), when i noticed this i had them change...
  9. 1996 E36 316i Still a bit unstable at the back end after changing RATB`s

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, Have changed my rear arm trailing bushes a couple of weeks ago and i am still having stability issues with the back end, its much better than it was but im not 100% happy with it as it still seems unstable any ideas???
  10. 1996 E39 528i rear end unstable !!!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey, ok its a 1996 528i auto with 80k on the clock. The issue is when put your foot down the back end kicks out the left (not wheelspin or the like) and when you release you foot the back kicks out to the right. The faster your going the more extreme it is. Any ideas as it feels unstable at...
  11. 1996 E36 323i coupe feels unstable when breaking

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi my car feels unstable wen breaking from 60 mph front end wants to pull a bit right and steering wheel judder? anyone got any ideas as im new to the bimma scence thanks
  12. 1997 E36 328i coupe unstable

    BMW Chassis and Brakes
    hi, i went with a friend today to pick up a new car (E36 328i sport coupe :cool and done alot of motorway driving, my car ran lovely BUT its hard to keep it in a straight line, seems to wonder from side to side :confused what could cause this? am thinking about new bushes anyway could this be...
  13. 1997 E36 328 - car unstable, wandering at high speed etc

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi everyone..over the last few months my car has decided to become very unstable when driving about 70 it tends to be all over the road so i decided to leave it thinking it was my imagination..now its really scary at 40 its so unpredictable im gunna take it into the garage..im just to scared to...
  14. 2000 E46 318ci Car feels unstable Rear end feels loose when turning at speed.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    ok guy i have this car for a few months now the other day i had my mot done but was told i have to change one rear tyre has it was worn in the inside of the type. but since then the Car feels unstable the Rear end feels loose when turning at speed. steering feel can change easily, one minute its...
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