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  1. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hey guys. First time BMW owner here. Mileage: 101,XXX. I currently have my ABS, Traction Control, 4X4! warning light and Brake light on intermittently when I drive. They sometimes appear after 10 minutes, sometimes appear after an hour. Seems to reset every time I restart the car, meaning that...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey everyone, I have a 2003 bmw 530i (M package). I was driving the car about a week ago and as I was driving I noticed that the brake pedal progressively began to get more firm, I also noticed the car was slowing down without me touching the breaks. Gradually, the car came to a halt in the road...
  3. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    My 2006 750i seemed to have a malfunction in the traction-control system in extreme cold weather. This happened in Jan 2018 when the temps were about -20C (or lower). While turning a 90 degree corner, the car went into a spin which I had difficulty controlling. Usually I would just blame my...
  4. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I've been trying to solve this issue with my ABS/TC lights. Here is a synopsis of everything I've done so far. I'm getting frustrated with this because I have 2 weeks to get the safety inspection done, one of which I have to go on a business trip for. It will fail with the ABS lights on...
  5. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi i have a 520i automatic 2001 130,000miles. I'm looking for some help, last week for a reason unknown to me the traction control and ABS light decided to come on simultaneously. Then next time I look at the dashboard the transmission light has come on as well and the car is now running in limp...
  6. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Had an issue yesterday during the aftermath of the blizzard here in the Northeast. It happened when I got stuck with my 2013 X5 I **** off the traction control and tried to rock the car to get it unstuck; but I still saw the traction control light flashing even though I shut off the traction...
  7. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    ok so i recently bought my 2002 BMW 745i and i love it it really is a nice luxury car. However shortly after buying it, i was driving for a while, i was in the middle of a 2 hour trip when all of the sudden the abs, traction control, and parking brake light went on.. shortly after this the...
  8. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, my name is Alex and I'm new to www.bimmerfest.com, I just purchased my 2003 X5 4.4i yesterday. It started snowing really bad in Oregon and I was turning the corner and bumped my rear passenger side tire on a curb and the following lights came on, ABS, brake, and the traction control...
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    hi all i have a problem with my 1999 e39 525tds the speedometer and ABS and traction control doesn't work i checked the car and i found that it doesn't have wheel sensors so i brought the four sensors and i make them in their place but the problem is that the ABS and traction control light goes...
  10. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I just got a 328i it has no performance modifications, for now getting a LSD is not an option. I want to drift, i've tried different ways but I can't figured it out if drifting my car is better with the DTC on or off, when is off at low speeds the car just spins one wheel and with DTC on it...
  11. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Driving on the Interstate yesterday, with it being around 60 F and bone dry (in the Phoenix, Arizona area), suddenly the traction control light came on and I had to manually switch it off. Any idea what might have triggered that? I assume it's safe to activate/deactivate this even at highway...
  12. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So about a month ago my traction control just stopped working. got in the car one day and as soon as I started the light just never turned off, and I "tested" it and well no traction control. Iv done basics, checking fuses and cables that I can see. but don't much about the system. any help...
  13. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Alright ladies and gents, I'm seeking professional e46 opinions here... Quick background. Friend of mine 6 months or so back wanted to buy a cheap commuter. After a day of shopping, He decided on a 325i for little over $3,000. It had a plethora of issues (listed below), but it ran well so I...
  14. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 2001 330I issue where the traction control is engaging all the time on smooth dry surfaces and the ABS will sometime engage. I took it to a local shop and they said the left rear tone ring is cracked and needs to be replaced (associated sensor is also shot). They said the part was not...
  15. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys im hoping you can help me. I have a 5/00 528i/A with 105k miles on it. The car is in beautiful condition mechanically and aesthetically except one problem, I have the trifecta lights along with the speedo not working. So this is usually what happens. I'll start it up and drive to work...
  16. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey everyone, I've looked into other forums and threads about the arising problems with the abs and traction control light however I still am confused as to how to begin to solve this issue. I know that the since the abs and traction control light have come on due to the abs sensors and/or...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi all, I drive a 2001 330ci (99k miles) and lately I have been having issues with my traction control. Within about 5mins of me leaving a parked position, my front-left brake will begin to pulse on it's own while the traction control light flickers concurrently. Sometimes it will last for...
  18. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Hy! A neebye question... As this is my first BMW, within only 46km, today was a rainy day and i put it in sport+ mode to see what kind off fun it could give me in slow speed tight cornering with WOT with sport+ and... I liked it :rofl: glad i didn't pick up a FWD car. But, i'm not shure off what...
  19. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, I need help for the following issue: My X5 4.8 E53 is activating brakes while driving, it seems that the downhill control activates working with brakes and VTG. Even though there are no Blinking lights on panel, no ABS, no Traction Control or any other. If I turn the Downhill control...
  20. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Im new to the forum and have read all I can about the ABS/traction control/brake warning light message trio. All three lights are on before I even start the car and stay on all the time. I have a German spec 2001 320D. I bought the car used with this problem already existing. I cant find...
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