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Engine shaking while in neutral and park
It's possible you may have disturbed a vacuum hose while you were doing the job, check for that first. But I'm concerned about the valves because If you get the valve clearance too tight, it may develop a miss at...
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06 325i started to misfire when driving and the car felt choppy
Without knowing exactly what is the cause of the running issue it cannot be quoted. You will need to have your engine and computer tested first to isolate the cause and then a quote can be given. You should get...
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Pressing the gas pedal and not getting the desired output
It may not have anything to do with your valve adjustment. Your car is almost 30 years old so it could have any number of problems. I would begin by checking for air leaks. Look at all of the hoses...
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If the AC low pressure port is reading around 150 what is that likely telling me? Bad compressor?
It sounds like you may have a bad AC compressor that is not pumping correctly. If the high pressure port is reading too low (i.e. 150 instead of 250), this is likely the compressor not pumping enough. I would suggest...
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I have a 2001 BMW 325i. It overheated, engine shut down. When cooled down (24 hours), while water poured in the reservoir I could
I'm not clear on where you see your leak, but if it is in the radiator tank itself, that will mean you at least need a radiator. If the car ran hot until it shut off, there may have been...
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Hey I'm looking at a 2004 325i to buy what are some things I should look at for and really inspect when I go see the car?
Hi there. This article is very helpful for anybody looking to purchase a used car - so I would suggest clicking that blue link to read it before you head out to check out the car. It's also a great...
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My car is 04 325ci, 205k miles, never abused. While driving, especially when going up the hills, the engine suddenly stalls and l
EML is for Engine Management. That indicates a problem detected in the Engine control system. Brake and DSC are telling you there is an issue with the Dynamic Stability Control which is integral with the Brake system. There are likely...
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Losing coolant
You probably have a leak, and the first place I would look is the radiator. Most likely you will see evidence of a leak at either of the two bottom corners. But don't stop there. Your car has a pretty...
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2003 bmw 325i my car will deive for 15min than it will stop moving foward and the engine will just rev up no gear will catch
Hi there. This is a very good question and often hard to pinpoint problem. In most cases, especially on V-6 BMW engines, the symptoms you are describing indicate a problem with the torque converter or internal transmission hydraulic lines either...
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My bmw wont crank after brakes been changed
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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2004 bmw 325i hvac blower not powering
In a circumstance like this where the fault is not obvious (e.g., fuse, blower motor resistor block, blower motor open windings), the standard procedure is to use the factory wiring diagram and simply trace the entire circuit from the power...
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My car misfires when it's cold al so idling rough
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having one of several issues including clogged fuel injectors, poor compression (metal expands when hot), any of your air intake sensors, or a vacuum leak. The valves and lifters can...
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Radiator seems to be clogging: it started just 2 weeks after flushing it!
Hi Khaled. Yes - the fact the engine is 30 years old is a significant reason why the fluid is brownish. However, the age of the radiator might also be a reason. Inside the radiator are a series of metal...
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My car needs service..but I don't know where to start. My brake light is on..but i just did the brakes 2months ago and my engine l
You should have the computer and ABS systems scanned for codes to get an idea of the problem you may be having and then a repair can be made. If you want a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to come...
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BMW 2003 325i my traction yellow light on and emergency red light turns yellow while driving do you know why?
The traction control system helps stabilize your vehicle and also assists you in maintaining traction while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces. The reason you are seeing the warning light continuously is there is a fault somewhere in the...
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Gas pedal stuck intermittently
Hi Khaled. A sticking throttle pedal or dripping or leaking gasoline is not a normal thing and is something that should be inspected onsite by a professional mechanic as soon as possible. In some cases, damage to the throttle position...
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What are other expected problems when the timing belt goes out on a 2003 325i bmw. Other things to look for or replace when that h
Hi Renee. When the timing belt breaks, it can create damage inside the motor, such as with cylinder head components. If the pulley's and the belt are replaced, and the engine starts without a constant ticking noise, then you should...
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Can an automobile’s coolant system malfunction if a EWS Control unit is calibrated wrong?
Hi Bob. The EWS control unit is a security system, which to my knowledge has no relation or impact on the cooling system. The only thing that could impact the cooling system would be if for some reason the coolant...
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Front left tire clicking noise
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Car stalled and does every time it gets shifted into " D "
Several possibilities could account for this. The torque converter could be locked up. To get an "indication" of that possibility, you could try raising engine speed to around 1,800 RPM and then, with a clear and safe path ahead, put...

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