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  1. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    hiya, I was wondering if I could get some insight about this problem with my car I keep having. The car starts shaking all of a sudden (usually when I'm stopped at a traffic light) and if it goes below 1000 the engine stops.. First time it happened I panicked (it was a Sunday morning and...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Greetings! This is my first post. Any help would be very much appreciated. Thanks. Here is the information and issue: BMW 535 xi mileage: 93,000 Year: 2008 The engine light came on a couple of days ago and yesterday while driving there was some noise and the air from the vents completed...
  3. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    2006 x3, the service engine light came on today and I noticed when idling I can hear 2 faint knocks about four seconds apart, one slightly louder than the other. The engine sounded fine when i was warming the car up this morning, and didn't hear it when idling at traffic light or when I was...
  4. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    hi guys I bought one week ago a X5 4.4 V8 from 2001 all is fine but yesterday the engine light went on 8see symbol below) what does it mean? is it serious? what should I do?
  5. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Ok this is a complicated story and any help will be greatly appreciated. I have a 2001 BMW 525i with 120,000 miles on it. Car is not starting. I turn on the key and hear the fuel pump running but no clicking at all to the starter. Below is my series of events (detailed). - 6 days ago was...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My engine is revving +/-150 on idle, and occasionally the Engine light comes on. Usually happens on cold. The problem comes and goes. Anybody tried it? Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aa9aN_tdzwQ_a_
  7. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have had this happen several times, especially in extremely cold mornings. And it only seems to happen in the morning. I get an engine light and the car is running very rought, not much acceration, clearly struggling. I pull over, turn off the car. Start it back up and it runs fine the...
  8. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Took possession of this CPO car last July with 43k miles. I'm at 60k now and have had the check engine light, engine malfunction warning, reduced power light come on at least eight times. Engine power is dramatically reduced and the last time the whole drivetrain started vibrating. Usually...
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have a 1998 540i prod date 3/98 which makes it pre-vanos. My Check engine light is on for quite a few codes p0300 random misfire p0302 misfire cyl 2 p0303 misfire cyl 3 p0304 misfire cyl 4 p0136 o2 heater circuit b1 s2 p0141 o2 heater circuit b1 s1 p0161 o2 heater circuit b2 s2 These code...
  10. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hey guys and girls, I have a beautiful 2006 BMW 750i, with 82,233 on it. I have had it about 3 years and have taken very good care of it, always serviced it when it was due. About 4 months ago I had my engine light come on. Had it checked out and it was giving pre-O2 and post-O2 sensor codes...
  11. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey people, Yesterday my wife called, said "some light came on" Told her to drive home ASAP, then I went and had a look. Engine light is ON, there is no indication of something wrong, car runs fine but what is odd is that the clock has lost the time like the battery was pulled out. Radio...
  12. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Ive read tons of stuff on here but im still a bit confused on how to diagnosis my P0500 code My smog is due and my check engine light was on. I scanned the car and the P0500 code showed up. So what i did was remove the speed sensors and clean them up with crc to restore some conection. My...
  13. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello forum, I have just purchased a 2000 BMW 323 Ci. On the dash I see a "Check Engine" Symbol alongside a negative number (-7700) Can anyone explain what this means and the way to fix it? The car won't pass the safety test otherwise, Thank you very much in advance -Eric
  14. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I purchased this car about a month ago. It's been great! my first bmw. The eml and engine censors came on. The car is not running right. Any suggestions to what this might be? I live in the Inland Empire not sure of a good mechanic to go to for this car.
  15. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi All- I really need some help. I have a 1998 528i with 97,000 miles on it. Periodically the check engine light will come on and sometimes after this the traction light comes on and the car goes into limp mode. When this happens I pull over and turn the car off for 10 to 15 minutes and restart...
  16. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Just got our car back for a $2,000 service (brakes, alignment & some steering joints) And now we have this engine light that could be Exhaust valve, fuel cap or misfiring. Checked the fuel cap, that was fine. What is an exhaust valve? (there is one on the engine, but do know if there is a...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello guys this website has helped me out tons of times so I thought I should register! My latest problem I have brought a BMW E46 3 Series 318s Coupe 2001 which was completely standard when I brought it, well looked after and since July 2011 has only done 34 Miles! Its in great condition and...
  18. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello everyone ... new member here and I really hopes this works! My service engine soon light on my 2006 330i came on and so I searched through my Information and I am showing that my microfilter needs replacing. Is thi coincidence or is that the light that comes on when the microfilter is...
  19. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    My engine light came on and when i diagnosed it, cylinder 6 and 8 misfired. The vehicle idles roughly. I reset the engine light twice and it has come on again. I've been told that there may be an engine leak, is this true?
  20. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Just bought a 2007 BMW 328xi on saturday and a few hours later the Engine light came on, checked the service info and the brake fluid and engine oil were red. Brake fluid stated the date of 04/2011 and engine oil hadn't been changed since 08/2011 and has an -2700km. What harm can this do to my...
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