BMW Car Problems & Fixes

BMW owner problems and repairs

Below is a list of BMW cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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Licking oil under the oil filter

I need to clean somehow the engine and to check exactly from where is this licking oil, and need to fix it.

2007 BMW 1 Series 2.0
Posted: Jan 24, 2022

Has anyone thought about keeping the lci version of the touring going for years , by oil changes of transmission, steering and differential? People suggest this at 50k miles or 10 years, but it seems ...

2009 BMW 5 Series 520d
Posted: Aug 26, 2021
Loss of drive power after being parked in garage

I have a bmw 325 csi 2004 automatic.It has developed an intermittent fault as follows. When the car has been parked in the garage for some days,the car starts OK,but when I try to drive out there is v...

2004 BMW 3 Series 325 csi automatic
Posted: Aug 23, 2021
Right Hand indicator flashing twice speed with warning light

When indicating right, occasionally the the rear ceases working whilst the front & wing indicators flash at double speed. This is accompanied with a dashboard warning light advising bulb failure. As...

2009 BMW 3 Series 2.0 M Sport touring
Posted: Jul 17, 2021
Engine won’t turnover intermittently

Turn key to start & engine is dead, all dash lights are as normal, no clicks when using key, progressively become worse over several months, now it can start 1st time or take 30 times before it will s...

2007 BMW Z4 2 litre roadster
Posted: Jul 15, 2021
Intermittently Losing Power

This started as an occasional intermittent problem. The car would suddenly start to slow down as if the brakes were being applied, then after a few seconds it would pick up speed again. The proble...

2011 BMW 1 Series 116d Sport
Posted: Mar 10, 2021
Access brake vacuum sensor

Is there anyway of accessing the brake vacuum sensor under the brake resivor with out removing the resivor as don't want to bleed brakes. Thanks

2010 BMW 1 Series 118d
Posted: Feb 27, 2021
I have this knocking noise on the right rear wheel when i turn right or reverse and turn right-i had all 4 shocks and coils springs replaced but the sound is still there

I have this knocking noise on the right rear wheel when i turn right moving forward and it makes the same sound in reverse i had all 4 shocks and coils spring replaced

2014 BMW 3 Series f30 320i
Posted: Feb 15, 2021
Keeps loosing power yellow light comes on

yellow light keeps going on and off on dash board when driving car judders car also looses power and goes into slow mode

2011 BMW 1 Series 118i
Posted: Jan 20, 2021
Can’t engage gears after driving through water

After driving through flood water clutch will not work

2011 BMW 1 Series 118d M sport
Posted: Jan 16, 2021
Cruise control malfuction appears on idrive screen but it has not been used. Think it maybe brake pedal switch

Car drives ok and all things are working but have not tried the cruise control yet as I do not use this function on the car.

2013 BMW 1 Series 118d M sport
Posted: Jan 7, 2021
All windows and sunroof open by themselves.

Over night all windows and sunroof open by themselves.

2008 BMW 3 Series Touring
Posted: Dec 22, 2020
Full beam only works with side lights on but dont on main beam ? so bulbs must be ok ?

as above could this be a fuse problem

2009 BMW 3 Series 2.0 tdi
Posted: Nov 24, 2020
Burning smell and hot from rear driver side wheel

Noise coming from rear when driving worse when above 40 miles an hour. Recent 30 min drive wheel hot air and burning smell Diff was replaced 12 months ago due to noise from rear passenger side

2009 BMW 3 Series 330 diesel m sport
Posted: Nov 22, 2020
Error code

Error code cc-id 71 & cc-id 397

2010 BMW 1 Series 2.0
Posted: Nov 21, 2020
Radio aerial antenna amplifier diversity location

I'm trying to find areial antenna amplifier diversity location. My key fob not working

2010 BMW 1 Series 118d 2.0
Posted: Nov 15, 2020

tyre ruined

2007 BMW 1 Series 123d
Posted: Nov 3, 2020
No crank

No Crank Issue (Solenoid click) BMW E90 2009 N43 2:0L . Engine turns through 360 degrees by hand. . Starter removed and tested independently – worked perfectly . Battery brand new . Continuity pr...

2009 BMW 3 Series 318 2:0L
Posted: Oct 1, 2020
Manually release boot latch

The boot is open and the latch is closed so I can't close the boot. It does not release when I trigger with the remote key or the internal door / trunk switch

2004 BMW 3 Series ti
Posted: Aug 28, 2020
Tow bar electrics

When connected to caravan the left indicator does not work on caravan and flashes quickly on car have tried another car and all works fine on caravan

2007 BMW X5 3.0
Posted: Aug 5, 2020
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