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  1. Engine Malf, DSC, DBC, Start-Off Assistance Faults

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    I was driving my 2006 M6 the other day. I shut it off for an hour and then went to leave again, when I started it this time i got all these faults. Engine malf, reduced power, DSC, DBC, and start-off assistance inactive. When I let the car sit over night its fine in the morning, but once i shut...
  2. X5 35D error codes

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Having a problem with my 2011 x5 35 D. When kicking to full throttle like on ramp entry or passing a car. I get an engine malfunction. My power reduces and my diesel becomes a dog. If I Cycle the power it resets and is fine. Persistent cel. Took To the dealer for a recall and they reported...
  3. Engine Malfunction

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    On my 2008 535i: coils, fuel injectors, spark plugs, Low Fuel Pressure Pump have all been recently replaced. I use Chevron Premium. Cars runs OK on gentle takeoff. However, when I step on the pedal hard on some takeoff, I get the dreaded "Engine Malfunction" light. If I pull over, turn car off...
  4. engine malfunction reduced power warning, engine shaking, smell smoke

    X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014)
    Guys, I have read about the engine malfunction and reduced power warning thread, it seems like the pressure valve is bad, BUT, mine 2011 e71 was shaking after the warning pop up, i finally parked it at the drive way after about 3 mins from the warning pop up, i could smell smoke, heavily, is...
  5. Help 2008 bmw 535xi engine malfunction..

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    ok so i was drivig my 2008 bmw 535xi ( 68,000 miles ) on a long drive in the rain the other day and 20 minutes into my drive the engine malfunction message came on so i stopped got gas filled it up with premium then started the car and it was gone car was fine , drove for 45 minutes to my...
  6. 550 Need help engine harness, DME .. ?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys like the title states I need help I am an Indy bmw tech and this is my personal car 07 550i 100k miles Troubles start with loss of accelerator pedal follwed by abs, dsc, dbc malfunction , start off assistance inactive , and then the engine malfunction / failsafe . Pullover...
  7. 2008 535xi Engine Malfunction Power Reduced HPFP?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So this is my first post here and I have't really gotten what I was looking for going through threads but heres my issue I have a 2008 535xi with an on going issue of the car going into limp mode when accelerating hard in 3rd gear and the resets when the car turns off. The issue it seems is the...
  8. 2011 N55 mystery issues - DME?

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi All, New to the forum here, its awesome! Just traded my '06 325i for '11 335ix M-sport, but I havent been able to drive it in 3 weeks, so Im here praying for your advice. Leaving the dealership, under acceleration, the car showed 'engine malfunction' code, and 'traction control' error...
  9. Engine malfunction - should have noticed during routine maintenance?

    X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    We had our x3 into dealer for regular routine maintenance 16 days ago. Today, while driving to work, I got orange warning that my engine is overheating and to drive moderately (or something like that). 30 seconds later, red engine malfunction came on and basically car turned off. The car was...
  10. Hole in block and I need a new engine!!! N54 08 335i

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    08 335i has been running perfectly ! My favorite vehicle ever. I let a family member drive it home from the airport after dropping me off...he said it went into "limp mode" /reduced power while he was on interstate (it had done that a couple times in one year which seemed to happen because of an...
  11. Help

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hey guys I'm new here so bare with me. I drive a 2007 X5 4.8i Sport. Currently it has about 167,XXX miles. Very well maintained. About 3 months ago, I ran SeaFoam in my fuel. The next morning, it started very hard and threw a code for "Exhaust Camshaft Sensor Bank 2". I replaced it. After about...
  12. Please help me!!!!!!!

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi there, I have a 335I that recently decided to show me a "ENGINE MALFUNCTION - REDUCED POWER" and it definitely is reduced power....... I can floor it in 2nd gear and it takes 3-5 seconds just to get to 4000rpm. What should I do? because ive already taken it to my regular mechanic and he said...
  13. 2010 X5 35d Engine Malfunction Reduce Power

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hello everyone, I have not posted for awhile mainly because we have really had no issues with the BMW's in the house. I have a major problem with my wife's X5 35d. I have been on the road for three weeks for work, and she calls me Sunday on the way to church with the kids. What she said was...
  14. Rattle noise at startup

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I recently purchased a BMW 535i 2008. The car runs very nice and had no warning lights on. However when i start it up at cold start it has a rattling sound. As i read many posts about this problems it turns out that it has a wastegate rattle problem. Another issue is that when i drive on the...
  15. E60 530I cranks but wont start

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    :confused: I recently replaced the starter on my 2005 E60 530I, after reassembling the manifold and getting everything back in order I attempted to start the car the starter is now trying to crank but the car still wont not turn over and start. The car is now showing messages for the cruise...
  16. Engine Malfunction Light

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hey everyone- the Engine Malfunction light came on yesterday. I have had a ton of issues with my 2011 X5- and I have only owned it for a year (bought it used). I checked the gas cap to make sure it clicked. What does this typically mean? I am bringing it in tomorrow but quite frankly, after...
  17. 2005 545i sputtering/shaking/vibrating

    Do-It-Yourself H.Q.
    Hello, I'm Rider, active duty Navy submariner. I have a 2005 545i with 128k miles. Recently a Increased emissions light came on. The car has a rough idle, and shakes/ vibrates when I drive it or Rev it. Read the code via code scanner and it was p0306(misfire in cylinder 6). I changed the...
  18. 645ci engine malfunction

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    My Bmw 645ci has been running fine. I go to the gas station, pump gas drive a 1/4 home and park. I come out the next morning and start my car and I get 2 codes pop up right when I start the car 1. Increased emissions 2. Engine malfunction, increased engine loads may damage catalytic convert...
  19. 2009 bmw x5 35d check 3 check engine codes all say p0299

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Hello, I am looking for help for my car that i recently purchased from a auto auction. I'm trying to figure what's wrong with the car. the car says engine malfunction and when i used my check engine code reader it says p0299 3 times. turbocharger underboost conditon. PLEASE...
  20. 2007 335xi Battery I think?

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Dudes, brothers, my car!! I have been in Korea for the last 6 months, came home, the Beams fired right up, drove it to the store, perfect! Then all of a sudden, it's like my battery is dead. I have to hold the start button down and it barely turns over, but it starts! Then today, I tried to...
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