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  1. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Let me give you guys a quick timeline. I bought the car with 98,000 miles and at the time the car wouldn't exceed 2000 RPM but would reach 90+ MPH - eventually. At this time there was no check engine lights or codes and it's otherwise in great condition. Now what I mean by 'won't exceed 2000...
  2. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello guys, recently I have been dealing with engine malfunction on my 335i N54. It has been doing only when I gave it full throttle but now everytime I start my car. Also when I start my car I see white smoke and smell burn oil. Are my turbos blown/bad? Those are the codes from bimmerlink...
  3. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I have a BMW X5 2012 3.0 L. I was driving at a normal 75mph went to accelerate to pass an upcoming car then an engine malfunction reduced power code pops up. My car starts acting funny and is idling rough and is driving rough like jerking. My dad does the spark plugs and cool packs and the car...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
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