Dealer cannot identify the problem. I have read some things online, and havent heard anything negative. Currently I have no rear tail lights and strobbing headlights. Situation one or more of the following lights does not function in the rear lamp assembly, mounted on the rear quarter panel rear parking light, rear turn signal, and rear brake light. Complaint Number: 10378359 Incident Date: January 22, 2011 Date Added to File: January 23, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Nothing happened leading up to my transmission won't go into reverse. On every shift it gives a Jerk up and down even on reverse.
I've been doing the maintenance on it myself; Bosch Fusion plugs; cold air intake,etc. In the drive mode, it would jerks when it gets to 20mph and again close to 40mph. Dealer has not determined the cause. I did do a pan drop and filter change on the trans. I'm 16 and i love the brand of the car from up to down.
My 330Xi just turned 60k miles, so I figured I'd tackle the tranny fluid, front and rear diff fluids ,and brake fluids over next weekend. I stopped, and noticed the melted wires from the tail light harness. As a new code is initialized into the memory, the oldest code is automatically deleted. Tons of power from the 3-liter straight-6. I proceeded to turn off the car, wait and put it back into reverse and pressed on the gas.
Both male and female sides melted. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where the mechanic confirmed the failure with the tail light assembly. The key must be removed from the ignition key slot. The car is steady as a rock on the highway - I was cruising at 95mph. I don't know to do and I'm scared of driving it like so.
I have nearly struck sever pedestrians, other vehicles and dark objects at night on the highway such as large tire debris. Have your mechanic lube the driveshaft yoke where it slides on to the output shaft of the transmission. Thanks in advance, Joeas far as i know the window,sunroof track,oil lebel sensor,on coupe interior trim falls with the heat,thermostat sensor malfunction even if the car is not overheatting it shows that the sensor is bad,control arm bushings very comun,wheel bearings on sport suspentions and i almost forgot about this , the subframe is very weak my broke where the strap that holds the gas tank is, making the strap rub on the road and the gas tank hit the muffler, i had to remove carpet and i cut some metal plates with holes and added new bolts works good! In all -great car to get you from point A to point B. Without going through to entire electrical system to fine the loose wire, he just added a ground wire and the lights have been fine now for 3 years. Bmw recalls 1 million vehicles for fire risk abc news photo bmws are displayed for sale at the crevier bmw dealership in santa ana.
As I have been informed the most common problem with the reverse is failure of the d clutch drum , because the snap ring comes off of the drum , after that what happens is different on each transmission. I have checked the fuses and bulbs themselves and they appear fine. This causes a very serious road hazard as visibility is greatly diminished. This could possibly cause an accident. Could just be a bad plug or maybe a gasket. After a month or two, all the lights on rear left has failed. I have been able to schedule an appointment for the car to be inspected and repaired on monday may 17th , 2010 I am sure the cost and extent will be evident at that time.
They have modified the materials in the newer drums to alleviate the problem. The transmission is supposed to last in excess of 20000 miles, but becomes dysfunctional at a mere 64000 miles product quality 3. The other gears work fine. He will have to remove the driveshaft to lube the inside of the yoke. A joy to drive; the steering is on point; car manuevers perfectly, and extremely responsive. I had to replace an oxygen sensor shortly after buying it, but other than that I cannot complain one bit about the car.
E46 buyers guide read first before purchasing e46fanatics having a car with these lights lit up may or may not be a bad thing but it certainly is a price negotiating point you would want to have the issue checked. Once the car was checked out and found to be mechanically sound, I purchased the vehicle. The first hard jerk is when I put it in reverse. At first the brake lights stopped working one by one. As I have been informed the most common problem with the reverse is failure of the d clutch drum , because the snap ring comes off of the drum , after that what happens is different on each transmission. The right rear tail lights do not work and the turn signal blinks and the turn signal sound is twice as fast as normal.
Therefore I would definitely change out the fluid first before making any other decision. In other words it does that when it gets heated up. The styling of this yr group is my favorite of all 3 series. My point is the transmission oil change is blamed for the wrong reason same as my ex-coworker blaming the dentist for his cavities. I have had no prior problems with this vehicle and on March 28, 2010, I pulled into a parking space and when I put the car in reverse 2 minutes later - without stopping the engine the car did not move backwards.