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  1. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello guys i came on here maybe for some help. I own a bmw 525i 2007 and I don't drive it much and the other day I drove it and then turned it off, the week after I went into the car and tried to turn on the car but there was no power at all. First when I tried to start it all the lights would...
  2. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    I have a question I have a 2012 535xi and am trying to do the water pump bleed procedure and water pump does not seem to be turning on. Does anyone know where I can find the water pump fuse? Your help is greatly appreciated
  3. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
  4. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    So I recently purchased a used 2006 BMW X5 and I love it! However that battery died the other day and everything was fine except the gas gauge. It says that it less then 1/3 a tank of gas. When the car is actually full. Any idea in how to reset it? Thanks in advance!!
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Im new here so i dont know if this topic has been reported. I have a 2005 545i when i was having brakes done my mechanic ran obd check and told me left side cat needed to be replaced. I found place that cut off old cats on exhaust manifold and replaced both sides. Well error cleared ses light...
  6. F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current)
    What's poppin' everybody? I'm sending an S.O.S to the forum Long time lurker, first time poster. So to cut to the chase, I'm getting my first Bimmer...there are two 2014 228i m sports for sale near me and I can't decide on one because, commitment issues. They are both similarly spec'd...
  7. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    So i was going to the mountains two weeks ago to snowboard and nothing happened until later after i had chains on and driving in the snow for quite some time, it started making a noise like timing belt but the sound was coming from the back of the engine so i freaked out because the snowstorm...
  8. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hey guys :), I'm new to this forum so bear with me please. A year ago I bought a 89' 316i swaped to 320i e30 Coupe. After driwing it for a while we had a small accident that lead to full restoration of the car. Since then the car was cleard of all rust, new interior and motor were bought and...
  9. General BMW Questions
    Hello! New here. My husband and I just purchased a 2006 530xi wagon, fully loaded with 103,000 miles. It had a clean car fax, the dealer said it was inspected and there were no problems, and we test drove it. It runs well as far as we can tell. Halfway through our 350 mile trip home, the *Check...
  10. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello! New here. My husband and I just purchased a 2006 530xi wagon, fully loaded with 103,000 miles. It had a clean car fax, the dealer said it was inspected and there were no problems, and we test drove it. It runs well as far as we can tell. Halfway through our 350 mile trip home, the *Check...
  11. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So I got a 2003 325i auto recently. It has almost 131k on it. I got the transmission flushed less than 1k ago. When the car is cold or has been sitting for a few hours, it will feel like the tranny is slipping or something when I just start accelerating from a stop. This was happening to me...
  12. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    when I start it up it starts to squeak even when in first but when I go to second it stops
  13. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hello, So recently I picked up a 1987 e30 325is that had been sitting for the past couple of years. The previous owner said that it has a blown motor because "where the heads are, the car would leak tons of coolant like there were cracked heads or block." I bought the complete rolling car with...
  14. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi there, I am looking into buying a used 3 series and with a price range of max $7,000 I'm seeing 2000-2006 models. Mostly 330i 5spee automatics. I currently drive a 2002 corolla with 330,000km on it and my daily commute is 30 minutes of highway driving. What do I need to know about buying a...
  15. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Ok, so I'm new to working on BMW cars. I used to go to a mechanic, and lately I have grown not to trust his opinion. I am having a problem with my car starting, and running. I have a 2002 325CI. We have checked all the fuses and relays first, those are all good, then we tested the outlet valve...
  16. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi, I'm new here so here it goes. I have a 2001 525i and when I removed the battery to get It replaced now the radio won't turn on. I have Checked the fuses and they are good. Also took the radio Out and clean the sockets in the back and no luck. All the radio shows is the day and time but...
  17. California
    Hi - just relocated from New York. Have a 2012 X5 which I love, service light came on so I want to bring it to a local dealer (I live in the Hills) but have read Yelp horror stories about each one - rude treatment, mistakes, poor service, etc. Can anyone recommend an authorized service...
  18. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hi guys, Need some Advice here. I found a listing on craigslist for a 335xi (http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/cto/4292507421.html) that i was interested in. However i noticed that the seller had noted that it has a reconstruction title. When i contacted him to ask him about this i asked if it...
  19. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello, Everyone my brother just bought a 97' 328i (AUTOMATIC) with 127,000 kms, BUT We have a major problem, The TRANSMISSION WILL NOT SELECT ANY GEARS Does anyone know what the problem could be or provide some possibilities? Could it be a transmission problem? Shifter Cable or The Gear Selector...
  20. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello Bimmerfest users, as the title of this post states, I need some help in regards to purchasing my first BMW. To start, I am a 17 year old guy wanting to buy my first car. Today I came across a black 2007 323i with black leatherette interior and approx. 81,000kms, which was priced at $13,500...
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