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  1. General BMW Questions
    Dear forum members, I have some troubles with my 2006 E65 V12 N73 (TU) car. While driving moderately in dense traffic, the engine suddenly lost its power and the message "Engine fault, reduced power" was displayed on the bottom right of the dashboard (below the rpm gauge). Power was reduced to...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a 535 xi with 120,000 miles that triggers a reduced power mode under moderate acceleration. Hot weather increases the likelihood of the problem, driving in the DS mode reduces likelihood of the problem. The turbo function is disabled by the problem. I can reset by turning the car on...
  3. 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...
  4. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    My car recently started giving me an engine fault when i revved it hard. It would sometimes go into limp mode and shut down once the error came on. Sometimes it would continue driving with reduced power. When i put it on a computer it showed me the following errors: Glow Plug, Cylinder 1, 2, 3...
  5. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hi All, Newbie here. I own a 2010 135i with 85k miles on it. When I hit 3k rpm the yellow engine light comes on and the car goes into reduced power mode. I was driving it about 2 days ago and heard a pop as I accelerated. Since then I have had this issue. Any help is greatly appreciated...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I purchased a 2004 545i about a month ago and it was barely the third day when a ticking noise came up out of the driver side behind the engine or on the side. I took it to a neighborhood mechanic and he said it should be fine. I go on vacation for 2 weeks and when i come back i try to address...
  9. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    I received the engine malfunction power reduced message while driving normal highway speed. Restarted and the error went away but power loss remained. It now sounds pretty bad. Can anyone identify the problem with the engine. Here is a YouTube video of the engine and noise...
  10. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Was merging onto the highway yesterday at the end of a 250 mile road trip. While accelerating from 30-60 the "Engine Malfunction: Reduced Power" message appears. I've had this car for about 3 months (purchased with 26,000 miles). There didn't appear to be much change in the performance of the...
  11. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Guy’s a failure I would like to share with this forum, as this forum has been a great help for me in other matters. I own a preowned X5 48.i 2008 70.000 km. It had some problems when I bought it, as seen by me when I did the transfer. The fact that it had just 70.000 km and because it is in an...
  12. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I had emissions done yesterday and failed due to gas cap, changed it, then when i was driving back i got ENGINE MALFUNCTION PLEASE REDUCE SPEED. i turned the car on and off and the warning went away. i do not notice any loss of power, weird sounds and abnormal RPms. I called my technician at...
  13. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I know this topic has been talked about a million times but I cannot seem to find a solution to my problem so perhaps someone can help. I hope :( I have a 335xi sedan that I purchased last year from a second hand dealer. The car was great when I first purchased it. No issues at all. I changed...
  14. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    I got a engine malfunction reduced power warning twice in the last couple of months and had my local dealership check it out. They inspected it and indicated that 2 pvc vent hoses and 2 pvc connecting hoses need to be replaced as they have deteriorated and they also discovered that the aux...
  15. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    I got a engine malfunction reduced power warning twice in the last couple of months and had my local dealership check it out. They inspected it and indicated that 2 pvc vent hoses and 2 pvc connecting hoses need to be replaced as they have deteriorated and they also discovered that the aux...
  16. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I have a 2009 X5 4.8 with 45,384 miles and has been working beautifully with no problems until now. I took it in to the dealership for it's scheduled maintenance and 4 days after receiving it back, lost all engine power and had to pull over to the side of the highway. After restarting it, it...
  17. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    This forum was a great help before I bought my 08 535i CPO in 2010. Thanks for all who went through the HPFP before I did and posted about it. I knew what I was getting in to. I love this car, my first BMW. She's been in the shop a ton...two HPFP's replaced with me and all the other fixes...
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