I have a BMW 316 P reg and car stereo goes off and on?
The stereo has recently started to switch itself off and on whilest driving! ultimatly i cant listen to any Radio or music at all. i have been told that it could be to do with the fact the wires are situated within the heating controls anybody help me to get it working?
Re: I have a BMW 316 P reg and car stereo goes off and...
You have a short or exposed wire somewhere behind your stereo, when you hit a bump, it shorts or grounds out....remove stereo and make sure that the black wire is properly grounded and the the red power wire is not broken or exposed and touching any metal ......
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problem here can arise through the car always being locked / unlocked with remote, the actual barrel in the lock can sieze up, worst scenario is to replace the lock barrel, your local bmw dealer should be able to order you one which will fit your key (if it is original one ) you may need to show your v5 and take photograhpic id proof with you!
High possibility the maf sensor needs dervicing or replace. you can clea it yourself with electrical spray cleaner CRC brand. It is located inside the intake duct in a metal section. Do not brush or rub to clean. Use the spray to thoroughly wash off the sensor, It is sensitive and expensive to replace so be nice to it.
The spray will dry fast so don't use compressed air and don't physically touch the unit. Good Luck, Ned
had this problem myself recently and i had to remove steering wheel and side covers remove shear bolts from lock housing using a smal chisel that lets you lake of lock housing and steering lock to replace them your local bm dealer should be able to order the correct one to fit your key, your car will still run with key out but you have to insert it to start it.
either a wiring problem or a circuit board problem from behind the clocks.there are 2 type of clocks for this specific model.any reputable bm breakers can sell u 1 4 30-40quid.it will take 5mins to do all u need is a torquescrewdriver.2 small screws at top of clocks just under the top of dash