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  1. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have recently acquired a 2002 530i from my sister. It had been parking in her garage for 4 years and she didn't want it anymore. When i asked her what kind of work it needed she was clueless and just said "it ran bad". I towed it to my garage and popped the hood, I then found that the engine...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I recently replace my passenger side valve cover gasket. At first the gasket didnt seal properly and was pouring oil out the bottom. I reseated the gasket but now i am have trouble starting my car, it cant idle it dies under 1000 rpm. I am not a 100 % sure i hooked up the spark plugs to the...
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello guys , I am new here ! I searched this up already and I couldn't find anything useful. I bought my E46 about 4 months ago and I have put a lot of work into it and love it :) however, I noticed that when I start up, it takes longer than usually and it keeps cranking then it starts up with a...
  4. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hello! I'm having difficulties pinpointing a problem with cold starts. The engine will take 5-7 seconds before turning over. I've hooked up a fuel pressure meter directly to one of the hoses and it stays steady at 40psi. The plugs have been checked, injectors cleaned, fuel filter...
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a 2010 535i xDrive which is my only car and I drive a lot (35mi round trip each day to work) also drive across the east coast a lot. This is my baby, 88k mi, no major issues yet (knock on wood). I recently took it to BMW for a service and oil change. As soon as I left, I got a check...
  6. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Have a 02' 745i having a problem starting on first try. I step on the pedal, hit the start button and it try's and try's to turn over. after 3 seconds i stop it. step on pedal again and hit start and it starts right up. for the first 10 seconds it idle's rough jumping between 400 and 600...
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