Thx to all who read/responded to my post yesterday. Narrowing the issues, it looks like the question I am left with is do bad hydraulic lifters trigger (at least sometimes) a check engine light?
We have an early 09 model year 328i xdrive (production date first week of December 2008), with the...
We have an 09 with a December 4, 2008 date of production. (328i xdrive)
I read that BMW made changes with the head/lifters that was implemented by November 30, 2008.
My wife is tired of driving a car that sounds like a sewing machine breaking down.
The car is in the shop. It...
Hey I was hoping someone could help me, I have this terrible ticking noise on my car which would increase if the rpm increased. This isn't only on cold start, it happens the whole time I'm driving and it's driving me insane. I am trying for to fix this for myself however, I have no clue where...
Alright then, like I said in my M52 swap thread I'll post a thread containing just the images of my old engine (M50B20); which I completely disassembled just out of curiosity.
well, here is the thread:
Hopefully it isn't a complete was of space, there must be someone interested in this kind of...
I am new to the BMW Forum. I just purchased my first 745i and engine has noise in it. I was advised that it is lifters/head gasket needs to be replaced.
My concern is that if the lifter are bad, can I still drive it, is there possible any further possible damage? My home is 300Km from where...
Can the Vanos make a little bit of noise when starting the engine cold or warm, I have notices as soon as the oil pressure light goes out the noise stops. But its a reall quick noise, and it doesn't do it on ever start up say its warm and let it sitcom 45 mins it doesn't make noise but maybe...
I have a 2001 BMW 530i and when I start about 15 minutes after i let it sit for 15 mins it makes this very faint clatter noise. It almost sounds like a rapid knock but im pretty sure its not. It doesn't make the noise if you shut it off and start it immediately, its only after you let it sit. Im...
I realize there is many threads and topics covering the ticking noise that starts when the car is started and then dissapears afterwards.
My problem is the opposite.
upon start up enging sounds well, awesome! but after about 3,4 5 minutes the ticking sound starts. :mad:
Does anyone have...
I know I'll be able to get some good advice from all of you.
My girlfriend is looking at buying a used 3 series. In particular, we're looking at a 2006 325i.
-red on tan
-one owner (though it's being...