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  1. 320D SE Auto - Vibrating / Shaking Idle, nearly stalling whilst revving and dropping back down to idle

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just purchased a run around car which is a 2003 320d SE Auto on 115k. I bought it blind and drove it a few times to see what it needs doing. The idle is rough and makes the car shake / vibrate (more than a normal diesel!) and when coming to a stop the car sometimes feels close to stalling...
  2. Door opened itself whilst driving

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Hi guys, Very new to the forum (and very new to BMW!). I picked up my brand new 440i 2 weeks ago and I absolutely love the car. Today, I was driving and all of a sudden, I started hearing louder than normal road noise and a loud continuous beep coming from the car - the drivers door had...
  3. 2007 E91 alternate wheels whilst refurbing

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi All Just to ask what make,model etc temporary wheels (can be steel) can I use whilst I get mine refurbished Struggling to locate some as I would like to get the tyres removed and fully refurbished correctly. any help appreciated. thanks Kevin
  4. BMW 640D squeaking noise whilst driving

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    ~~HI all For the past month when driving my car its been squeaking randomly. It's not the brake pads (I know that noise). It doesn't matter if my driving fast or slow the noise is the same, its a loud screeching noise from the rear drivers side area. any ideas?
  5. 2008 '57 X5 E70 3.0D - Cutting out randomly whilst driving

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Evening all, Having a strange and intermittent issue with my 2008 (’57 plate) E70 X5 3.0D. Twice in the last 2 weeks it’s just cut out (both times on the motorway) with no warning and no error on the dash/idrive. My wife was able to roll into the hard shoulder, take out key, put back in and...
  6. Automatic 530d problems starting whilst selector in park mode

    I have 2005 e61 530d that has developed a starting fault , when left outside in cold or damp weather! If parked overnight in garage, starts every time. If I leave outside and its wet or cold, the car will not start! I have to select from P to N several times and it eventually starts. Once...
  7. What else to do whilst head is off?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have been burning oil for a while now and have finally booked the car in for both rings and valve seals to be done. I've done all work on the car myself and this will be the first thing I have had somebody else fix. Given the price and reputation of the engine workshop I am using I...
  8. E90 2005 320D - fluctuation of revs whilst maintaining speed

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Good evening all, I have been looking up similar problems as to the one I have but some aspects of mine are different, so hopefully I may find some sort of answer. Firstly, I love this car and I wouldn't want anything else however, its becoming a pain to drive, almost embarrassing.... My...
  9. Engine vibration when idle as well as low rev's whilst driving

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    anyone with a 520d m sport around 2007ish have issues with idle vibration, and vibration whilst driving @ low revs.
  10. 120d e87 judder whilst warm outside

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi everyone, This might seem pretty dull but I have an issue with car judder whilst its over 10 degrees celsius outside. Car runs absolutely perfect when its cold outside. The car judders on low revs between 1200 to 1900 whilst keeping constant speed. Doesn't feel anything clutch related. Car...
  11. Clearing errors whilst driving using c110 scanner.(Update)yes you can.

    Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    As in the title,has anyone cleared errors using the c110 while driving,as in clearing dpf errors so that the car can try to regen. I have read that people are clearing the dpf errors using inpa whilst driving but has anyone done it using the c110 scanner.
  12. 2008 E90 auto switches to manual whilst driving

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Apologies if I've put this in the wrong section. Despite my best search efforts, I couldn't find any descriptions of s similar problem. We have a problem with our 2008 E90, 320 Touring. Whilst driving in automatic, the gearbox switched to manual mode thereby increasing the rpm to 5000. It...
  13. 2007 E87 118d - Turbo suddenly broken whilst car in the garage - is that likely?

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I've got a BMW 118D. I had a problem where it lacked power and took it into the garage and the fuel sensor had become disconnected. Also the car was part of the massive recall so ended up having it's timing chain, tensioner and crank shaft replaced. I also got the 50k service done including oil...
  14. Problem with electronic handbrake engaging whilst driving

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi, My other halfs 2012 X3 is currently with local dealer for over a week now with an odd error. Started off with hancbrake engaging at 70 mph on the M6 after an emergency braking maneouvre, wifey pulled over onto hard shoulder and as she slowed a warning came up on dash saying not in park...
  15. 2003 E46 318i - Engine keeps randomly cutting out whilst driving

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi This has happened three times in the past 2days and once about a month ago. So whilst I have been driving the engine just seems to stall and cuts out. At first the red battery light appears followed by the traction symbol, abs and handbrake, and then all power lost. After about the 10...
  16. 2005 e65 730d electrics reset whilst driving alternator problem

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    About a year ago I was driving through town when the electrics apparently reset - screen went blank and instrument panel warned of a gearbox problem. Everything was normal after stopping and restarting. This recurred a few months later and then with increasing frequency until last week when...
  17. E46 318d - Suggestions for replacing possible parts whilst other work is being carried out

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone I'm a first time poster, but thanks to many of the user guides here I've been able to carry out some work on my E46 such, upgrading to a vortex breather, cleaning the EGR, replacing the AC belt etc which has no doubt saved me money but also help me look after my car. I'm about to...
  18. Revs hunting whilst cruising

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi Hope someone can help me. 330ci m sport convertible auto 2004 When driving around 20-30mph also at motorway speeds my revs on my car keep going up and down when cruising and sometimes the exhaust note goes really deep when I press the accelerator! Does anyone know what this could be...
  19. 2007 E90 320d DTC comes on whilst driving

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, I was driving on the dual carriageway when the DTC kicked in on a straight piece of dry road, the car started to stutter and lose power. I switch off the DTC and then back on and this cleared the problem. Does anyone know what's causing this?? Thinking back I think this happened before...
  20. BMW X3 3.0d - occasional heavy blue smoke whilst driving - PLEASE HELP

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, my father has a 2006 BMW X3 3.0d which about once a week during a trip starts to pour our thick blue smoke for a few minutes and then stops. It's a well looked after full service history car with 105k miles Please help! Pete