Clues as to the fault will typically be found in downloadable trouble codes, so those codes should be sought, and evaluated. Basically, my car would start shaking and id get a message on the screen saying drive train malfunction, drive moderately and have the problem checked by service. Bmw will also sometimes combine new and old engine keys, such as an n63tu instead of n63t1. He did so and was told that he may have had a bad tank of fuel. Bmw 528i repair manual 19972011 linkedin slideshare. November 2016 bmw of north america, llc bmw is recalling certain model year 2007 2011 bmw x5 3. Drivetrain malfunction the motor industry is an anomaly in the practical application of the consumer protection act at the moment. This video is intended to provide a little bit of insight to possible causes of the dreaded drivetrain malfunction message bmw drivers may get. While the symptoms can vary depending on the problem that caused the error, here are what most bmw owners usually notice. In areas where winterized fuel is used, discuss it at forum view this tsb. The 2011 bmw 528 has 27 nhtsa complaints for the power train at 30,896 miles average.
Misfire issuedrivetrain malfunction in f series bmws youtube. Misfire issue drivetrain malfunction in f series bmw s duration. Common bmw transmission problems transmission mechatronic sleeve. Manual transmission differential fluid 75w90 1 quart 8352257904. The worst complaints are throttle response delay, power train. Bmw drivetrain malfunction continue the journey at moderate speed f30. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The industry is currently contending that they dont have to follow sec 56 of the cpa, which covers the 6 months implied warrantee, where the consumer can choose between a refund, return or repairs, if the. Jan 25, 2018 bmw drivetrain driveshaft vibration at highway e46 e39 e60 e61 e63 e70 e71 e82 e90 e91 e92 e93 duration. I have no clue what it could be but ill keep you all posted. Eightspeed transmission shifts quickly and keeps engine power in the sweet spot.
Just had to return an approved used 2011 f11 520d m sport due to numerous engine management lights and drive train malfunctions over the past two weeks since we bought it on the 5th. The drivetrain malfunction message is maddeningly generic, and i still havent found any other references to the valve issue they mentioned. Now it shows replace remote control battery warning. I immediately stopped and had car towed to bmw dealer. I had the same problem 535i 2011 30000 miles car had loss of power when accelerated from 30 mph to higher speed. The most affordable of the bunch is the 2011 bmw 528i sedan, which starts at a manufacturers suggested. My brother has a 2015 435i, and yesterday a dashboard readout showed drivetrain malfunction and advice to drive slowly to a bmw service center. The normal temperature range, as reflected on the coolant temperature gauge, is between 195 degrees and 215 degrees. What one pays for a 2011 bmw 5 series is heavily dependent upon which model is selected.
The engine drivetrain malfunction check control warning is displayed and the service engine soon mil lamp may also be on. In many cases, this will temporarily reset bmw drivetrain malfunction and allow you to continue your journey. Drive shaft manual uses center support 278020 which measures 5. Getting your 528i fixed at an auto repair shop costs an arm and a leg, but with repairsurge you can do it yourself and save money. The sa drove the car into bmw repair shop and promised calling the next day. The sixth generation of the bmw 5 series sedan f10 was produced from 2011 2016 with lci updates arriving in 2014. The powertrain malfunction reduced power is a warning that is illuminated when the vehicle is experiencing a condition that if driven can cause damage to the engine, transmission or drivetrain. The drivetrain malfunction light means that there is a fault in one or more engine management systems.
Bmw drivetrain malfunction drive moderately problem youcanic. Bmw 528i repair manual the convenient online bmw 528i repair manual from repairsurge is perfect for your do it yourself repair needs. Sep 27, 2017 replacing a transmission itself can range in cost depending on what type of bmw you drive and the year of the vehicle. Troubleshooting bmw transmission problems youcanic. Repairs are more frequent for the 528i, so you may experience a few more visits to your bmw shop than normal. I took the car to the dealer to be inspected after i got the drivetrain malfunction warning. From what i have read this is a general error, but based on the symptoms i have it appears it could be the hpfp. Got on freeway today and as i accelerated, the drivetrain malfunction error came on. We can only speculate this is a habit from the old m code days when major revisions carried a tu suffix m62tu and bmw cant completely abandon it. Tu stands for technical update and indicates a new engineering feature. At 91,000 faulty wastegate and new turbo system installed if drivetrain malfunction warning came on, i took it to the dealer service drive, left it running, raised the hood, and called for a technician.
Car doesnt start, drivetrain malfunction error bmw m5. Advance auto parts has 2 different repair manual vehicle for your vehicle, ready for shipping or instore pick up. Bimmerforums is the preferred online bmw forum and community for bmw owners. Electrical components such as your map light, radio, heated seats, high beams, power windows all have fuses and if they suddenly stop working, chances are you have a fuse that has blown out.
I then call back bmw roadside assistance to send a truck that had dollys to pick up not only the back wheels, but the front wheels. Estimated cost of fixing bmw transmission problem autobahn. The leaking engine oil may get onto the front brake disks, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the. If you read the codes, you may get fault codes related to the valve body also known as the bmw mechatronic. Jan 12, 2012 this feature is not available right now. Bmw drivetrain malfunction continue the journey at. April 2017 bmw of north america, llc bmw is recalling certain 20172018 m760li xdrive vehicles. The contact stated that the accelerator pedal was depressed and failed to respond. To see how frequently 2011 bmw 5series problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. Find the engine specs, mpg, transmission, wheels, weight, performance and more for the 2011 bmw 5 series sedan 4d 535i. Nov 14, 2016 20 bmw 528i giving a chassis stablization prompt, drive moderately warning came on and next day there is drivetrain malfunction car has completed 100,000 miles and is an automatic.
Summary bmw of north america, llc bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 bmw 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and 550xi vehicles manufactured march 1, 2010, through august 31, 2011. Drivetrain malfunction limp mode n55 engine drivetrain exhaust. Drivetrain malfunction limp mode bmw m2 forum bimmerpost. Drivetrain malfunction archive bimmerfest bmw forums. For bmw 535i 550i 528i 640i 650i 2011 2018 oem front left cv axle shaft fits. If you are not going to flush the whole system but only drain the oil pan you need about 4.
The dealer said that both warnings were due to the engine thermostat. If the engine is not operating within the required temperature range, in your case possibly at too low a temperature, that can reduce fuel. When this light comes on the vehicle does go into limp mode which reduces the power put the vehicle should go faster than 510mph. Bmw drivetrain malfunction continue the journey at moderate. I immediately thought they sold me a bas ass 535i m sport with a broken. Bmw 528i running rough with drivetrain malfunction error. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 83 2011 528 models nationwide. It starts, but the drivetrain warning is still there and it is still running rough will decrease in power. Drive shaft manual uses center support 278030 which measures 5. Bmw has stepped up and extended the warranty on the pressure. See 2011 bmw 5series technical service bulletins tsbs at truedelta, organized by model year and problem area. And lastly, until i am able to get it checked out, if i keep it in normal mode 2011 doesnt have comfort mode will i be. To many car enthusiasts the bmw 528i is where the german automaker really.
Last time i posted about my x5 on this subreddit was months ago. Bmw called and told me the engine needs to be replaced. What does the powertrain malfunctionreduced power rtt. Failure of transmission or tcase rear bushing or driveline center support bearing will facilitate driveline malfunction.
Sep 19, 2017 2011 535i drivetrain malfunction warning when accelerating coming on more often now. Read driving impressions, get all the details, and see photos of the entrylevel bmw 5series sedan at car and driver. Service guy doesnt seem to think bmw would cover if so. The indicator light was a yellow engine light followed by drivetrain malfunction. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. When applying the brakes and reducing speed, the vehicle jerked. Called out bmw service and they couldnt find anything wrong, quite annoyingly the car was back to normal and running well by the time they got there.
Stopped at traffic light and car indicated drivetrain malfunction, with low oil pressure warning. While driving at low speeds, the accelerator pedal was depressed and failed to respond. Bmw of north america, llc bmw is recalling certain model year 2011 bmw 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and 550xi vehicles manufactured march 1, 2010, through august 31, 2011. My 2012 bmw 528i stalled twice 2 wks ago when i was slowing down at a traffic signal. It also seems to run rougher than it did before little vibration coming from the engine. The worst complaints are drivetrain, engine problems. How to access both hidden menus in a bmw 5 series f10.
Drivetrain malfunction on 2011 535i xdrive archive. How much does it cost, parts and labor, to replace sunroof assembly on this car. The motor industry is an anomaly in the practical application of the consumer protection act at the moment. Just had to return an approved used 2011 f11 520d m sport due to numerous engine management lights and drive train. Our professionals are here to help make sure you find the answers you need to your questions and our community is here to help other brainstorm. May 06, 2017 my brother has a 2015 435i, and yesterday a dashboard readout showed drivetrain malfunction and advice to drive slowly to a bmw service center. Bmw drivetrain driveshaft vibration at highway e46 e39 e60 e61 e63 e70 e71 e82 e90 e91 e92 e93 duration. Our professionals are here to help make sure you find the answers you need to your questions and our community is here to help other. I bought the original bmw water pump and its already leaking again, is that on the mechanic. The affected vehicles may have received a replacement sensor cluster unit scu during a service visit. I still have another 400 miles to go before i reach a bmw dealership so they. The display showed either drivetrain malfunction or transmission malfunction.
Detailed features and specs for the used 2011 bmw 5 series 528i including fuel economy, transmission, warranty, engine type, cylinders, drivetrain and more. Anyone else have this problem, and, if so, what were the results and outcome. I have the same transmission jerkiness at low speeds and a very bad lag in acceleration starting at low speeds. Bmw did have a issue with fuel pumps and the fuel pump module during cold weather causing no starts and the drivetrain message to come on so could be that.
Bmw 2 hidden menus in cic any model f01 and later how to diy. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed, but a failure was not found. Here at advance auto parts, we work with only top reliable repair manual vehicle product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. Automotive readers have rated 2011 bmw 5series 528i 535i 550i f10 sedan owners manual 3. What does error message drivetrain malfunction indicate. That is full system capacity, which includes all the oil in the transmission, oil pan, and torque converter. The video above shows how to replace blown fuses in the interior fuse box of your 2011 bmw 528i in addition to the fuse panel diagram location. The industry is currently contending that they dont have to follow sec 56 of the cpa, which covers the 6 months implied warrantee, where the consumer can choose between a refund, return or repairs, if the product is defective. Bmw drivetrain malfunction error 5 series 520d m sport fix. This sub reddit is dedicated to everything related to bmw vehicles, tuning, racing, and more. The warning is to let you know to decrease the load on the vehicle typically speed and is close to defaulting into a limp home mode for protection. The affected vehicles have engine oil cooler lines that may loosen causing an oil leak in the engine compartment. Free bmw stability control dscesc fix that works perfectly and its easy to do. Nov 17, 2010 bimmerforums is the preferred online bmw forum and community for bmw owners.1078 363 1108 1367 731 715 1475 1111 441 1209 1309 147 1527 901 978 1092 829 906 293 685 1343 38 1473 308 631 485 1375 1065 1108 1145 1001 1222 1253 1324 842 197 322 614 694 801 343 753 16 500 966 872 708 281