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  1. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    I was driving my car and it lost power while going up a slight freeway hill at approx 80mph. I pulled over and tried to start again and no luck. Let it sit for a bit and tired it again and no luck. I've had issues with miss fire on 4 5 and 6 cyl but havnt had any issue driving it before I'm...
  2. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    Car: 525td Year: 1994 Vin number: WBAHA720X0BC35533 Euro / Jap / US New: Euro Manual Hi guys I'll keep it short, 1994 525td wouldn't start after I accidently left the charger on for 3 days. Come back, realised what I've done and replace the battery, still wont start. Remove BCM, boom it fires up...
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Okay so it all started out after the car sat for a while (6 months) the battery went dead or was removed. so I got a new battery I had a new key made and I sent the ews module off along with the cylinder to the locksmith and got key fob, but I can't seem to get it to program. I do the 5 turns...
  4. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    New to the e39 group, picked up a nice 540 Msport about 6 months ago. I have loved every second driving it, definitely a different experience coming from a 3 series. The past couple weeks I have been tackling the timing chain guide job, and yesterday after work was finally the day she was going...
  5. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Background: I recently purchased an 02 325xi (120k) that was overheating after being driven ~5 min at highway speeds. OBD2 had 2 codes: overheat and misfire/ no fire in cylinder 3. Online research indicated to replace the cooling system. I drove to the part store with no issues, but the car...
  6. X3 M
    Hi there, I am new here and this is my first post. I am not good with cars and do no DIY. I live in London. Sequence of events: - The car ran fine until midday Sunday 14th Jul. No issues, messages on dash, etc. Parked at a local park, took the dog for a walk, came back and the car...
  7. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Can someone lead me in the right direction on how to figure out why my 2003 745li wont start?All it does is turn over but wont start. I check the fuel pump by taking the line off and trying to start it to see if fuel pumps out and it did! I'm loss and don't know where to go from here. I tried to...
  8. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi, I’m new. I drive a 335xi 2010. Serviced it this weekend because I had an oil leak and got the oil housing replaced due to a pretty big crack in it, hence the leak. Been driving fine until this morning it won’t start. Electricals turn on, changed my key fob battery - thought it was that - no...
  9. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Hello, I have a 98 740il that won't start. found the hose from the fuel pump with a hole blown out like from to much pressure. went to the junkyard found a pump and hose, replaced it and it worked for about a day and a half then nothing again. took a look at the fuel pump and found the hose...
  10. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I own a BMW 323i 2011. My car has been parked outside in the winter for about 2 weeks now in -25 celsius weather since the garage was occupied, when I tried starting it about a week into the cold weather to put it back in the garage it would not start on its own or jump starting it, so I assumed...
  11. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys, I'm new to post on the forum but I have always found all my answers to every issue I've had on here! Earlier I was driving and the car was running perfectly fine I had to stop at the gas station and figured I'd pump some gas while I was there. When I finished I went to turn it back on...
  12. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    So I have a 2007 bmw 328xi that cranks but wont start. the car drove fine before and i parked it in my back yard then one day it wouldn't start. it has a check engine light the break light is on and i believe it is the 4x4 light is on as well. it threw 2 codes p0123 and p0222 to my knowledge...
  13. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    2001 BMW X5 4.4L For a few weeks, about 1 out of 50 cranks, the starter would run on, but the engine wouldn’t start. Yesterday, the engine started fine, drove about 4 miles and the car shuttered under light acceleration (30mph). I felt it happen, turned into a gas station within 100’ of the...
  14. E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    Details: 1996 BMW Z3 M44 4CYL Production Date 9/96. Using both Electrical Trouble shooting guides (1996 1/96-8/96) and (1997 9/96-8/97) because I have a comfort relay from a 96 with a Modul ZV and the production is 9/96 but in the (1997 9/96-8/97) manual it does not show a comfort relay. Not...
  15. BMW Coding and Programming
    Hi guys, I am new to this forum but have been getting a lot of info from it. So I updated my EGS module to get rid of the 2-1 hard down shift with the DIY on this forum which can be found here: https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=621988 I believe I did everything correctly with...
  16. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guys, I am new to this forum but have been getting a lot of info from it. So I updated my EGS module to get rid of the 2-1 hard down shift with the DIY on this forum which can be found here: https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=621988 I believe I did everything correctly with...
  17. E89 Z4 (2009 - current)
    Hello, I bought a 2012 BMW z4 that was crashed in the front passenger side. I replaced the fuel pressure pump since it was cracked, I replaced the turbo charger Vacuum Control Pressure Converter but have not yet got the new tube lines so not connected. I believe the car should still start but...
  18. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Ok all, so here goes, first time posting on here, truly hoping that one of you gurus can help me out on this one, been driving me insane. I'll be as detailed as possible and if I miss any detail that may help, please let me know. My background: no auto mechanical, plenty of engineering...
  19. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello All, I drove to work one morning and it was working fine, left it parked in the garage all day. When I tried starting it, it wouldn't turn over. However, I did get power to my radio and navigation. I thought I could try to fix it or something so I disconnected the battery and then I got...
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