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  1. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I was driving down the road when I got a drivetrain malfunction error and a second later my whole car shut off my engine wouldn’t start and it started to shake before it turned off. Any idea what’s wrong? I’m thinking the timing guide or fuel pump. Wasn’t the timing guide fixed on the 2016 models?
  2. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    I own a 2001 7 series BMW with 110,000 miles that looks like it may need a new timing chain. Without boring you with the details, I'm seriously thinking of having them pull the engine and partially rebuilding it. If I do this, what could anyone suggest that I should have done while the engine...
  3. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have a question. I am currently undertaking the timing guide/intake manifold job on my 1997 bmw 540i M62 (prevanos). I am currently switching out the Front OSV and I noticed i there are 2 orings needed (#5) I one is on the outside where the OSV neck hooks in then there is this other one that...
  4. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I've been chasing a whining noise my 97 540i m62 has been making for a while. Symptom description The higher the RPM's the "faster" the "whine" sounds. The sound can be compared to a cheap remote control car sound but not so high pitched. or a Whining Transmission. At idle you cant hear it but...
  5. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    I am looking at purchasing a 740il from an individual approximately 6 hours away. Today they dropped it off at my request to get a PPI completed. The seller informed me that he has done suspension, coolant syatem, many other maintenance items and improvements. He also mentioned completing the...
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