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  1. X3 M, X5 M, X6 M, Z3 M & Z4 M
    Limp home mode / Battery discharge / Engine fault Id just like to share and experience I had with my E71 X6M & I'd imagine this sort of issue would happen all the time with every other series of BMW not just X6M, I recently brought a X6M & I noticed the vehicle wouldn't unlock properly every...
  2. E60 M5 (2006 - 2010)
    Ok so four years ago I was on track doing as the instructor said, going faster and all the dash warning lights came on warning reduced power warning take to a BMW service centre Guys in the pits asked why I had slowed down and come in. Somebody plugged in a code reader and asked if I had...
  3. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    HI everyone, Firstly, apologies if I haven't dug deep enough into the forum to find more/the answer(s), I thought I'd share my problem and prey for your BMW Godlike help. I've been around cars all my life but this ones got me stumped... We're building a 120i (E87 N46 2004) to race and it...
  4. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    When slowing down and coming to a stop when the transmison shifts into 1st gear (automatic) it kicks hard, everytime. This only happens when driving in the standard drive mode. When i switch the shifter over to steptronic this doesnt happen. Well let me elaborate on this. If i start shifting...
  5. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi, this is my first post on a forum site, so bare with me. 25th Aug 2015 I purchased a bmw 1 series 116i ES model 2006 year with 90k on the clock, 10 miles away from the garage the car lost the plot, spluttering abs light on, and various other lights. Turns out this was an abs sensor and was...
  6. E60 M5 (2006 - 2010)
    Hey! Does anyone have a scan tool to rent in the San Diego area? I got all the warning lights on my 2007 M5. Took it to the dealer, they said replace throttle actuator bank 1 and sensor. This is a super easy job and found the parts online. They wanted $3k to do this... could still be...
  7. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    2002 BMW 33ci Per the service manual, etc I had the transmission fluid changed. $124... 1 week after, I was waiting in queue, with the car in drive and I physically heard a drop in the way my car sounds normally. I look at the dash and there was a cog light next to the D, i.e. limp mode. I...
  8. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Dear all, My 525i has started to display "GEARBOX LIMP HOME MODE" warning light on start up. It goes out after a restart but i am concerned as I have read many a post and there seems to be various reasons for this. I am currently a student and would rather not chuck loads of money...
  9. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2001 325i that's keep going into limp mode. Im getting EGS fault code 41: Gear monitoring 4 (limp-home program. So far ive replace the rear wheel speed sensor, the electronic transmission control module (TCM), the transmission cooler thermostat (bottom of expansion tank), and cleaned...
  10. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello... So I have this 2006 E53 X5 3.0i. I have purchased this vehicle two years ago with 53500 miles on it. Now two years down the road, the vehicle has 83500. It was well maintained, and had all the service intervals completed at the dealer at the appropriate time. Aside from minor...
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