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  1. 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current)
    Hi guys, Temperatures dropped below -15C and will likely drop to -30C soon so on cold engine I want to turn on ignition to position "2" meaning all items in the car are powered but engine doesn't work/start. This way glow plugs will warm up few seconds but the standard press & hold of Start...
  2. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi all! Please help me figuring this out- Recently, I was driving my car and felt pretty cold (outside temp around 3c) Activated hidden menu (genious way to check engine temperatures, much better than a normal dial on speedo) and yes- coolant was around 60c. Drove to service and replaced both...
  3. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, I've started experiencing this problem about 2 weeks ago, whenever I start the car in the morning and try to turn the wheel it produces a massive screeching noise. The thing is that the noise usually is no longer produced when the car is running at operational temperature, just when it...
  4. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Hello, I have noticed my 730LD is shifting hard between 1-2 and then 2-3 when the engine is cold. When the engine warms up the gear shifting gets smoother. There are no lights on the dash or warnings at all. The car is a 2010 year and has done 63K miles. I have been told it could be the...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi There is a problem with my husbands BMW. It had been fine until my husband added more oil and changed the spark plugs. Now it shakes like crazy. Whilst the engine is cold, the engine cuts out, unless we rev the car until it warms up then it drives fine and won't cut out even when stopped at...
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I drive a 1998 540i I recently started my car due to cold weather, and went back inside. Came back outside maybe 20 mins later and the hood was smoking. I do remember accidentally stepping on the gas pedal down to the medal with a cold engine. Any ideas why it may be smoking? My temperature...
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi, I just bought a e39 530i, when the engine is cold it makes a strange sound, its coming from under the engine, maybe from gearbox, the sound disappear when the engine is hot. The gear box is sifting good and smooth. here I found s similar sound on , the sound could be heard from about...
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