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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hello, Lurker but a First time poster here. I am having an issue with my 2012 BMW 328i. I've had the car for 2 years now and about 3 months after buying the car I started getting a Drive Train Malfunction Error (loss of power) on the idrive display. When I turn the car off the drive train error...
  12. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hi, I have 2012, 328i manual transmission. It recently displayed "Divetrain malfunction:" message as I was pulling to the parking lot at night. The gas pedal would not respond. No speed gain. It would rev a bit but at the same time refuse to rev. I turned it off and on and same issue. Turn off...
  13. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I owned my previous 4 series (428i) for the last 3 years. Loved it and had no problem using ALL "computer features" along w/ my Iphone. My lease ended and I leased a '19 430i 2 door coupe 5 days ago. On day ONE (SUNDAY, when Service is closed,) DRIVETRAIN MALFUNCTION warning came on, and it...
  14. F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018)
    Long story short, brought my 650 GranCoupe n63tu into the dealer to repair DTM. After replacing numerous components, DTM never went away. For some reason technician still wanted to take it on a test drive and during the test drive the engine seized. Now I will be getting a "new remanufactured...
  15. F10 M5 (2012 - 2016)
    I have a 2016 M5 and just got my first Drivetrain Malfunction dialog box. As a software engineer, might I discuss this in the language of my profession? Wow, I'd never seen this dialog on the screen, nor did I know it might appear, nor was there any guidance on what to do when it appears. -...
  16. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi guys. This is my first post on the forum - apologies if it's not in the right place! I drive a 2011 BMW 550i, 64k miles, and have had it for a couple of years with no issues at all. Sure it uses a little oil every 3k miles - but which turbo engine doesn't?! I was driving it yesterday and...
  17. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    Hello all, I am new to this forum, so forgive me if this has been discussed before. I searched the posts and didn't find anything. I have a CPO 2014 X5 50i with the N63TU engine. I see that all the older variants of the N63 have been subject to a "quiet recall" but not the TU, presumably...
  18. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    I have a 2014 X3, 51K miles and the Drivetrain Malfunction light went on. I brought it in to my BMW service center and was told it was 2 ignition coils and Vanos faults which require programming. The original estimate was $891 plus tax. I asked if there was any give in that since I was only...
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