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  1. e53 Diesel, Loud engine and Oil pressure light.

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, so I have e53 2002 diesel and I noticed that the engine is quite loud, also when I am driving for a long time especially when going uphill for example in the countryside, after 1.5 hours of driving the oil pressure warning light comes on and it is flickering when pushing the gas pedal...
  2. P0072 Error - Ambient Air Temp Sensor

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    So today, car threw codes - P0072 - Ambient Temp U0155 - Network P0674 - Powertrain After much googly searching, and this forum, I'm at a loss as to where to find the Ambient Temperature Sensor unit. I've seen many pics and videos of them exposed under the passenger side area, but our 2013...
  3. 2001 Z3 with ABS/DSC issues

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Hi all, I'm new to the forums, but have seen some great trouble-shooting tips here, so hoping I can get some tips here related to my Z3. I have a 2001 2.5i with a brake issue. I've had it for a while but finally got around to trying to actually fix it. Initially I could drive down the road...
  4. [E39][525d] Problem with speed/asc/abs

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello, Can't figure out where is problem. Speed not shown on cluster and not working abs/asc. im scanned errors with INPA. Errors from engine: 1280 Fahrgeschwindigkeitssignal Error frequency : 37 Logistic counter: 40 ..... Fehler momentan vorhanden sporadischer Fehler Fahrgeschwindigkeit von...
  5. Brake Fluid Light Persistent

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hi folks. My Brake Fluid light is mostly on these days. I have bought some DOT-4 fluid and topped it up. The reservoir is still full. It hadn't dipped. But the light still is on. No sponginess (in fact it reduced when I topped it up), and brakes are fine. What could be the problem...
  6. E46 M3 Master Brake Cylinder and 2 DSC Sensors - BMW In original packaging

    Suspension and Braking
    Hi There, Looking to replace your E46 M3 master cylinder and DSC sensors? My loss is your gain. A brand new BMW Master Cylinder and 2 DSC Sensors from Germany for an E46 M3. Never been opened. Master Cylinder $400 + (2) DSC Sensors $150 each: $700 for everything. part Numbers: 34521164458 DSC...
  7. Catalytic Converter Failure

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    I am getting fail codes on Catalytic converter.. also on BanK 2 up and down on the O2. Do you think it is the Cat or the O2 sensors? or something else. ?
  8. Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    After a few days and some work I have figured out that my 97 1.9 Roadster isn't starting because of my fuel tank pressure sensor not being plugged in. Does anyone have any info or links that can point me in the right direction to finding where that sensor is located and where that pesky...
  9. N52 upstream rear bank oxygen sensor

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Replaced it today. What a pain in the butt! Easy procedure in theory: 1. Remove plastic engine cover (I keep mine off so that was already done) 2. Remove two e8 bolts holding bracket above o2 sensor and pull out bracket 3. Remove O2 sensor. 4. Put everything back Tools: 22mm 3/8 inch crows...
  10. Ambient Temp Sensor Help!! ?!?!??!

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    So my dash is reading the classic -40 due to what I thought was a faulty sensor. I buy a new sensor and go to replace the old one. I drive a RHD 2001 325Ci, when I get to where the sensor should be located I find this: First of all what I thought would have been an old faulty sensor was not...
  11. E81 116i (N43) 0x2C2D O2 sensor out of limits

    E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    HI all, I recently replaced my Upstream O2 sensor as it had failed (shorted). I ordered one checking the correct part (11787569930) and it arrived with a short (!) cable but the connector was correct so I extended it using my old cable harness (soldered + heatshink). Now I am constantly getting...
  12. dreaded CEL & P24AE

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    I posted this on the 3 series forum. Yesterday when I was driving, I noticed the dreaded Check Engine Light came on. So I drove to an indy BMW shop I usually took my car to have it diagnose. He attached the diagnostic tool to read the code. He didin't show me the code but he said he needs more...
  13. dreaded CEL & P24AE

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Yesterday when I was driving, I noticed the dreaded Check Engine Light came on. So I drove to an indy BMW shop I usually took my car to have it diagnose. He attached the diagnostic tool to read the code. He didin't show me the code but he said he needs more time to diagnose. It has to do...
  14. Part Number for front brake pad sensor plug

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, The front brake pad sensor plug was very brittle and broke during replacement. I checked in realoem and can't find the part number for the plastic white two wire housing. I am looking for the side connected to the car, not the brake pad sensor side. All help is appreciated.
  15. Coolant level sensor

    E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Good day to all. Check engine light came on on my 2000 Z3 Roadster and the code it is throwing is "low coolant level". The reservoir is up to the line and the temp gauge reacts normally. That is the gauge slowly advances to the approximate middle of the gauge and stops. I am suspecting the...
  16. 02 Sensor Replacement: Bank=1 Sensor=2

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello BimmSmart Community. I recently purchased an e39 : 2001 : 525i. The CES light came on a few days and a couple hundred miles after I purchased her... Advanced Auto Parts ran the diagnostics and the code came up for 02 Sensor: Bank=1 Sensor=2. I've looked at some videos and diagrams...
  17. Engine Oil Level - Possible leak or bad sensor

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys and gals. My 2006 525xi is having an issue. For the last year or so, about 1500 miles after an oil change, I'll be greeted with a low oil warning (oil level below minimum). At first I was super freaked out and rushed to get more oil thinking something would break if I didn't but now it...
  18. Steering angle sensor maybe?

    7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Just wanted to know if I need to replace my steering angle sensor after getting codes DSC: no message from steering angle sensor control unit DSC: no message (DMER1) FROM DME/DDE control unit DSC: no message from EGS controle unit Live data shows no movement and 10.5 v suply to the SACRED I'm...
  19. Questions about brake pads, wear sensors, and lights

    E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    I'm getting ready to replace the OEM pads on my 2005 e86. Yes they are OEM as it only has 55K miles on the clock. I have green EBC sport pads that are going in and I may/may not turn the rotors depending upon the looks of them or if there is much of a lip. I also ordered both sensors as what...
  20. Brake Light Wont Activate 2011 328 xdrive

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    So I'm pretty sure my front pads are worn as my cars at 40k km, pads haven't been changed, and brakes feel weak when I brake + squeal very lightly. With all that, no brake light warning/ could it just be that the brake pad sensors aren't working right and I need new ones, or potentially...
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