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  1. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hello, I recently purchased an f10 after a minor accident in which the airbags have blown. The trunk is closed, there is no power in the car at all probably because the battery is dead. I tried jump starting the car by connecting positive and negative terminals to a jump starter but still no...
  2. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I Have a bmw 420D SE Coupe and i have this problem every winter, when the car is off for a while and i go to turn it on the car dash comes on and makes a small fan noise and nothing else, after about 15-20 mins there is a click sound in the front and the electric seatbelt dispenser goes back...
  3. F12 / F13 (2012 - 2018)
    Hi All, and thank you in advance for any help or advice. My 2012 650i has become a paperweight. Basically when put into drive the car accelerates to 5-10 mph and then it cuts power and stays at a crawl of 2-3 mph. Also not getting a reading of speed on my gauge cluster. When I go into reverse...
  4. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello! I have recently purchased a 2009 E60 with the N47 engine and unfortunately it has a lack of power.. especially above 2500 rpm.. hard to tell but it feels like the car is in limp mode or like the turbo does not work... 0-60 will take about 15 seconds.. and after 60 it takes ages to reach...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have these codes on my 323i. This is an initial reading after clearing them all, and then immediate re-start. If I start the car and let it figure out the "idle" , in only moments it will POP and Spputter. If I try to drive away, she no run so good.. NOW, if I re-start the car and force...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Found that my water pump was leaking ordered a new one have had the car parked was getting ready to change it out and had to run and grab a tool. Got home and went to unlock my car and had no power When I opened the door manually my hazard button was Wigging out and there was ticking...
  7. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    1991 325i E30 just came out of the shop a few months ago running like a champ. It has sat now for 4 or 5 months. Went out to crank and got no power but battery was really low. Charged it to over 13 volts and also ran jumpers just to see if it would light up. Still completely dead, no lights, no...
  8. General BMW Questions
    Been reading this forum for quite some time now and thankfully it's been a great source of info so thank you all. I've ran across a problem I've not heard of it read about and its making me bonkers I purchased a 2002 530i with auto transmission about a week ago it had the dreaded trans failsafe...
  9. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello to all. I own a 2006 BMW X5 3.0i. I have been looking on this forum but have not found an answer yet. Here is my problem... I will be traveling and then hear a bell sound, the EML light will come on on the left side of the dash cluster and a yellow triangle with an exclamation point (!)...
  10. BMW Coding and Programming
    I was playing around with NCS expert and winkftp and inpa trying to get rid of a airbag light and updating all my ecu's with a newer sp-daten. Long story short, i managed to get rid of the lights and update the majority of my ecus, there were a couple that did fail at the end with errors. When i...
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys, hoping for some help with an issues ive been having recently on my '96 523i with 210000kms on it. Recently ive been having an issue where my car will crank for a short amount of time, fire up, but not run. It just fires up with no hint at idling. Now this doesnt happen every time, and...
  12. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    My husband just bought a 2013 X3 for me for Christmas and we are having MAJOR issues. It seemed like the battery died today and now the alarm keeps going off. The car has no power and the battery won't take a charge. When you try charge the battery under the hood it pegs the charger like it...
  13. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi all, Over the last few months i had problems with rough idle, low power and almost stalling in lower gears, high fuel consumption and other issues including the car losing all power after locking, that multiple mechanics could not troubleshoot. Through research online it seemed to be a very...
  14. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello all, I've recently bought a 2005 BMW 325xi with 218,000 miles on it... it has the manual transmission and when the car was bought I knew it needed work... the previous owner thought it was in limp mode... upon further evaluation I've determined that's not the case... however I have...
  15. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    2008 BMW 323i Completely dead. Nothing works, will not start. I've had the recall done a month ago in which they replaced the B+ cable. My local mechanic was unable to figure out the issue and the electrician isnt available for another 2 weeks. I've tried tightening the terminals on the...
  16. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    So I picked up an 03 Z4 Roadster (manual) recently at a bargain price but with one caveat - it won't start. Since I did not buy it directly from the owner of the car I do not have any history as to what the hell happened. So before I go into details, the main problem is that when I turn the...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi I have 02 325xi (manual). Its been having a ongoing somewhat intermittent problem for the past couple months. It will stumble and misfire when going under 2k RPM. It will have almost no torque when under 1.5k RPM. Recently it began stalling out lights and have the power momentarily drop...
  18. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi. Do anyone know what may cause the problem for the rear wiper and washer not working? Sometime in the cars life the rear washer liquid froze the motor and it cracked, so I bought a new one, and fitted it. But the motor won't move. Checked the fuses F48 and F39 and they are good. The...
  19. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys (and gals)! I wonder if anyone has any advice on where to start looking for the root of the problem I have... The machine in question is 2002 (february) e39 530d touring with the 142 kw M57d30 engine coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The problem is that when the rpm' don't go over...
  20. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hello everyone I have a 2010 bmw 116d love the car but it has lost all power asif it is in limp mode and will not rev over 2k? All I have found is a split hose down near the turbo what's hissing away, no idea what it is would be great full if someone could tell me what it is and if it's going to...
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