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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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...

2009 BMW 3 Series 2.0 M Sport touring
Posted: Jul 17, 2021
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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 ...

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

This started as an occasional intermittent problem. The car would suddenly start to slow down as if the brakes were be...

2011 BMW 1 Series 116d Sport
Posted: Mar 10, 2021
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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...

2010 BMW 1 Series 118d
Posted: Feb 27, 2021
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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 rever...

2014 BMW 3 Series f30 320i
Posted: Feb 15, 2021
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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
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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
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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 ...

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

Over night all windows and sunroof open by themselves.

2008 BMW 3 Series 2.lt. Touring
Posted: Dec 22, 2020
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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
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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 sme...

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

Error code cc-id 71 & cc-id 397

2010 BMW 1 Series 2.0
Posted: Nov 21, 2020
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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
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Puncture

tyre ruined

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

No Crank Issue (Solenoid click) BMW E90 2009 N43 2:0L . Engine turns through 360 degrees by hand. . Starter removed an...

2009 BMW 3 Series 318 2:0L
Posted: Oct 1, 2020
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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 k...

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

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

2007 BMW X5 3.0
Posted: Aug 5, 2020
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No power

Engine starts but there is no power when trying to drive

2008 BMW 5 Series 520d
Posted: Jan 3, 2020
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Crunching when changing gear and car is bouncing as I'm driving along

Everytime I put my foot down on the clutch there's a crunching sound and every now and then I am losing power not totall...

2005 BMW 1 Series 2litre diesel
Posted: Dec 6, 2019
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Catalytic converter

I need the middle part of the exhaust system,my garage has only been able to find the genuine BMW part which is going to...

2010 BMW 1 Series 120i petrol convertible
Posted: May 14, 2019
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