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  1. 2004 525i won't start after running to the gas station

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello all, Earlier today I ran the gas station, filled up my tank, and tried to start my car, nothing no instrument cluster, no relay click, nothing. Two days ago I put in a new thermostat and have put about 100 miles on it between the installation and my car ****ting the bed at the pump. I...
  2. 10 seconds for ignition......

    X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone and yes this is an x5 but I believe more or less all cars between 2005 - 2013 share the same electronics. https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on -...
  3. 10 seconds for ignition......

    X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone and yes this is an x5 but I believe more or less all cars between 2005 - 2013 share the same electronics. https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on -...
  4. 10 seconds for ignition......

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone and yes this is an x5 but I believe more or less all cars between 2005 - 2013 share the same electronics. https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on -...
  5. 10 seconds for ignition......

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone and yes this is an x5 but I believe more or less all cars between 2005 - 2013 share the same electronics. https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on -...
  6. 10 seconds for ignition......

    E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone and yes this is an x5 but I believe more or less all cars between 2005 - 2013 share the same electronics. https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on -...
  7. strange starting.....

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone and yes this is an x5 but I believe more or less all cars between 2005 - 2013 share the same electronics. https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on -...
  8. strange starting.....

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I know I've already posted on this but so far no joy so I thought I'd post a video - maybe prompt someone? https://youtu.be/vorkrnNch-I If anyone can shed some light on what is going on - and perhaps even more importantly how to fix it that would be great. As I said in the video the car...
  9. 10 seconds for ignition......

    X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    The car is a 2007 3.0d X5 with 104,000 miles. The problem.... Up until yesterday inserting the key in its slot lit the dashboard and then a quick press of the start button and away you go. All of a sudden - nothing. Insert the key in the slot and nothing. While waiting for recovery yesterday...
  10. starting issue

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    99 528i manual 183k miles build date 12/98 the car starts every morning regardless of temp with just a tad more than a starter bump. about once a month, after driving down the road for about a mile and stopping to get gas or a drink, when i restart the car, it starts instantly, then dies. on...
  11. 2007 335i won't turn over, HELP

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I've had the car about a year, did not know much about bmw so in the past 6 months ive been watching DYI videos to fix my car. Start with limp mode after a few months I got the "car in the lift" icon afterwards the car wouldn't start right away, took a couple of tries before it turns over. I...
  12. Cranks but won't start after window regulator replaced

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I replaced my 2002 325ci Convertible right front window regulator last night and after finishing, the car would crank but not start. I did remove the side airbag and had to reconnect the battery a couple times without the airbag in place knowing I would have to have the airbag light reset. It...
  13. 530i starting problem

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So i recently bought a 2006 530i with a manual transmission.. Runs great had no issues the first day.. On my way home from work I was making a U turn in front of my house and I accidentally stalled in 1st. (Still getting used to the clutch) So I turned my key back like if I was turning the car...
  14. 08 550i engine cranks but does not start

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    My 08 550i has a four year old battery. There are no messages in the iDrive. When I press start the engine sounds like it's cranking normally. But, it does not start. I am not completely convinced about the battery being the sole problem. I temporarily hooked up the battery from my Honda Pilot...
  15. 318ti won't crank

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My 1996 318ti's engine won't crank at all The inside electronics, and also head/taillights will turn on and function.... But i just can not get the engine to crank at all....it is a manual it that helps, new battery, all the fuses are fine Can anyone help me i have a feeling it the neutral...
  16. Neutral Safety Switch HELP

    E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hey i have an 1996 318ti and i want to know if anyone can help with my neutral safety switch Can anyone give me a link to somewhere to figure out how to do a Neutral Safety Switch bypass so i can start my car
  17. Car won't unlock or start - please help?!

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi, I came out of work yesterday and noticed that the alarm was going off, I tried to use the key fob to switch it off but it wouldn't do anything. Eventually after about 5 mins of frantically pressing all the buttons the alarm stopped. I used the manual key to get into the car but still...
  18. e46 Starting Issue! Weird..

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi, I have a 325ci 2004 model. I went inside wal mart today and came out and my car started than sputtered out in a few seconds than died. I tried to start it again and it would start for a second or two and than die out. I also tried starting it than tapping the gas pedal to keep it running but...
  19. 2008 750Li Won't Start

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    I purchased a 2008 750Li about a month ago and all has been fine up until now. Yesterday I went to leave my office and my car wouldn't start. I press the start/stop button and nothing happened at all. I also got a transmission failure signal flashing on the screen. I waited a few minutes and...
  20. Hard Rough Start When Warm

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hard Rough Start When Warm Hello guys, I have a 2004 525i with an automatic Transmission. Car has low miles for its age only 59K miles and runs well. When it is cold, it starts right up with no issues. Driving on the road it runs great with no issues. However I did noticed that the RPM needle...
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