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  1. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hey guys, This is my first post in the forums and appreciate all the help I can get thanks in advance to those of you who can help! My 535i was having issues starting where the engine would crank continuously but would not kick. I could sometimes get it to kick if I continuously gassed it...
  2. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hey guys, i have a 2012 BMW 535i with the n55 motor, fully stock literally no mods or tuning, i noticed about a month ago that i was getting a drivetrain malfunction, drive moderately error, no CEL or codes, just the warning message and then it goes away whenever the car is shut off, and comes...
  3. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    I took my 2018 x5 in for routine maintenance with no issues and left the service lot with a car that was misfiring and drivetrain malfunction error. After several return trips to BMW service center was told that the problem is bad coils. They didn’t appear bad before my maintenance appt (which...
  4. General BMW Questions
    2 days ago was sitting at stop light. Went to take off and car went into park and gave a front end collision message. Not aa warning though. No one was in front of me. It took a number of tries to get it to shut off error by starting and stopping car. Finally it let me drive with engine...
  5. General BMW Questions
    Hi, I hope y'all having a good day I drive a 2013 BMW 535i n55 engine. I got some work done to my BMW and now there's a light that will turn on if I step on it too hard. It says drive train malfunction max output not available drive moderately to avoid engine damage. I took it to the mechanic he...
  6. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hello, I have a 2013 F30 335i xDrive N55. I'm currently running the Stage 2+ map on MHD and on 94 gas. I was driving on the highway and made a pull on the offramp and got a drivetrain malfunction and the car lost power immediately. The car did not start after I shut it off. It only cranked so I...
  7. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Hi everyone I have a 2013 X3 28i 95,000mi I have had so many problems with her and yes the plastic timing chain guides have been replaced with metal guides. I have had the ubiquitous drivetrain malfunction light come on several times now and can only drive the car if she is warm. I live in...
  8. 5 Series
    So recently I’ve been having a problem with my 2016 550i X Dr. BMW it recently throw the drivetrain malfunction code When I was accelerating after 3000 RPMs and when I got home and it was cylinder three misfire and several injectors shut down. I don’t know where to start on either the coils or...
  9. F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017)
    Don’t know where to start. I have a 2010 GT and got the dreaded Drivetrain Malfunction. Car went into limp mode under load. Drove fine until I got on her. Hard to resist with that power. Towed it to BMW and they said it had a misfire on one of the cylinders. That turned into new injectors...
  10. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hi all, recently I had problem with my 2013 BMW 328i Sulev (110.000miles). I was driving on the highway and all of sudden it gave me warning high oil pressure, drive moderately-drivetrain malfunction. I stopped right away and secs before it came to full stop I can hear the engine idling rough...
  11. 5 Series
    Hey y’all. I’m driving a 2013 bmw 550Xi. I was on my way to town when my check engine light started flashing and all of a sudden I got the DTM notification and car started hesitating. I pulled over to see if turning off the car and back on would be of any luck. Didn’t do anything, luckily I had...
  12. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Hi, I'm new to this process as well as bmws and am looking for some help. I hav a 2015 X3 xdrive 28i that has the red drivetrain malfunction error and will not crank. Starter motor turns only to use the emergency unlock transmission feature. I have googled everything only to find nothing. OBD...
  13. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Hello. My X3 2013 140k km. I experience a loss of power when accelerating, and when a 'drivetrain malfunction' highlights. It is an intermitant problem. No vibration. Drivetrain malfunction appears most of the time, loss of power not averytime. Can happen in any speed. I changed a part few...
  14. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I was driving on a highway and the car lost power uphill with the Drivetrain Malfunction message on screen. Pulled over on hard shoulder and tried to restart the car but engine won’t start. Took it to BMW garage, they changed the hpfp but car still doesn’t start. I have checked the fuel in the...
  15. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I did a oil change on my BMW f10. I've done a oil change before but as I was on the freeway and started merging I receive a drivetrain malfunction. I did not think much of it until I started climbing uphill and the car would not put out power. I went on for another half a mile and get Oil...
  16. 7 Series & 8 Series
    Ok so drivetrain malfunction popped up again this time it wouldn’t go away with turning my car off then turning it back on so I called a tow. tow dropped my car off and I just noticed I literally have no gas. Only 14miles of drive time. Before the tow I had half a tank. So my question is can...
  17. 3 Series & 4 Series
    Hi guys first time post but been following for a while great forum. I have a 428i N20 recently had wagner downpipe and intercooler fitted and went to stage 2 93 oct. the car feels good but not much different from stage 1 which I ran for months with no issues. I did some dragy runs to see the...
  18. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    hello everybody! i have a 2013 528i xdrive at 152,000 km (94448.4212miles) so i've been having fuel pump issues for awhile. about 8 months ago i got my lpfp replaced and my cars been driving well. i got an oil change done a few week ago and about 1 or 2 days later i get the dreaded drivetrain...
  19. General BMW Questions
    Hi everyone Im new to the forums, so please excuse any mistakes I may make but I have encountered an issue with my F83 M4 I am getting the code P0206 which then throws the car into limp mode saying Drivetrain Malfunction, the code related this P0206 BMW Possible Causes Faulty fuel injector 6...
  20. F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current)
    Hey gang, Call it impulse or whatever, but I purchased and installed the Turner Motorsport N55 Performance Module tonight. After carefully (and hopefully) doing it right, I immediately got the drivetrain malfunction message. Disconnected the battery for 30 minutes, came back, and then got a...
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