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Car jerks heavily at stops
I am sorry to see that your newer BMW is experiencing issues with noise so quickly. Though ideally I would have more information before providing a diagnosis, I will attempt to hopefully steer you in the right direction toward what...
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SES light crack noise
Hello. The symptoms you describe are actually a common known occurrence among 135i models. The 135i uses a turbocharged engine that generates high boost pressures, which can sometimes cause boost hoses to come free due to excessive pressure. I would...
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Scraping noise shifting gears
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2013 BMW 135i. The symptoms you are describing can be caused by both transmission and clutch pedal issues. If the synchronizer rings inside of the transmission wear out, it can cause the...
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CEL slow higher rpms
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2013 BMW 135i. The very first thing I would do is have the vehicle scanned for trouble codes, as sputtering and a Check Engine Light can be caused by a wide variety...
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Convertible top won't work
Hello. Resetting the convertible top involves the back seats being taken out and the convertible motors being disconnected. The purpose of this is to gain access to the micro switch, which is attached to the side latch. The top must...
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Car stalled out unexpectedly
Hello. This could happen for several reasons. Your car could have gone into a temporary limp mode because of transmission malfunction or because the battery and/or alternator has low voltage causing the car to stall. This problem should be addressed...
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Driver stability control failure
Hello. This usually means that the car’s traction control and stability control system has a problem and is now disabled. The stability control maintains stability when cornering at high speeds, traction in slippery wet conditions, and provide controlled braking when...
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Rough idling after sitting for a few days
Hello. If the ignition coils are misfiring, this could cause the spark plugs to misfire and the car may idle rough. If this is the case, the ignition coils will need to be replaced in addition to the spark plugs...
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Service engine soon light keeps coming on
Hello. It is not normal for a fairly new car with low miles to have the Check Engine Light come on. However, that doesn’t mean that sensors won’t fail. There may also be sensors that are faulty, in addition to...
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Drive-by-wire throttle problem
Hello. The symptoms you describe may be caused by issues with the throttle body or with the idle air control valve. The drive by wire system controls an electric throttle body which feeds the engine air. If the throttle body...
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Electric motor actuator shaft
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2013 BMW 135i. It sounds like the component the shop is describing is the camshaft timing solenoid. This solenoid is an electric motor that controls the position of the camshaft. The solenoid...
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misfire under load
Hello there, many different faults can cause your 2008 BMW 135i to have a misfire under load. If there is a multiple cylinder misfire, there may be one of a few different faults going on. The most common faults would...

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