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Car made a loud noise and now won't run
This sounds like potentially some backfiring and possibly a blown head gasket if you are seeing white smoke. Some things to consider are: did the car overheat at all last time it ran? Have you noticed any water leaking from...
Service engine soon light is on
Hi there. The Service Engine Soon signal is the same as a Check Engine light. A scanner or code reader has to be plugged into the diagnostic connector to read what code set the light on. If you do not...
Still burning oil - CCV replaced - No smoke at startup/while driving I'm burning through roughly 1 qt. oil every 600-800 miles. Al
Hello. You should start by checking your antifreeze. If your antifreeze is too low, your car could just be compensating for the coolant its missing. I always put 1/2 of a can of Seafoam in my engine before doing...
Car cranks slowly when it is hot, but cranks normal when the engine is cold
It sounds like your starter motor could be overheating. If the starter overheats, this can cause it to malfunction. I would recommend having your starter inspected and replaced as necessary by a certified mechanic. Once you have a new starter,...
engine is shaking - 2006 BMW 325i
Hello. This may be a sign of a failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve is located on or near your intake manifold that monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being...
How can I change the a/c compressor on a 2006 Bmw 325i
Hello. Replacing the air compressor on your vehicle would require you to remove the serpentine belt, evacuate the AC system of all refrigerant, undo the AC lines to the compressor, and then finally unbolt the compressor. It may be possible...
Missing/Broken ECU - 1989 BMW 325i
If your ECM is failing or has failed, it shouldn't be extremely difficult to find a good shop to rebuild or replace them. There are a number of electronic rebuilders who rebuild ECMs (w/warranty). Also, there are a number of...
Clutch Unresponsive
I'm assuming that when you mean the gears are changing properly, you are referring to the gear shifter will go into each gear when the motor is off. Otherwise, if you can get the car in each gear while it...
Car Shaking and sometimes shutting off when accelerated
Ignition coils are real suspect in this engine, especially if they are the original Bremmi coils. BMW has posted service bulletins concerning coil issues. Camshaft sensor, possibly but generally if camshaft position cannot be determined of varies too greatly from...
Brake, ABS, DSC, Check Engine Light - 2001 BMW 325
If you visited a smaller local repair shop or a garage chain, you may want to take the car to the dealer where they have the proper equipment to extract the fault coes from the system. These mechanics are specialized...
Car has intermittent acceleration problems - 2001 BMW 325
There are a couple of places to start looking. The proper fuel pressure is required for good performance and a technician can check fuel pressure to see it if is low which will point to a clogged fuel filter or...
After using car wash, lights started flickering - 2001 BMW 325
You can hire a technician to look over the vehicle and remove the splash panels to see if water leaked through and came into contact with the vehicles electronic equipment just to be sure. Have the same technician inspect the...
Remote key will not lock or unlock doors - 2002 BMW 325
Have the battery in the remote changed and visit your local bmw dealer for the possibility the key and remote may need to be reprogrammed or updated.
Can shaft position sensor all of the outcomes of the problem
Possibilities: 1 - Simply replacing the camshaft sensor will solve your problem. 2 - If it does not, with the age of the vehicle, there can be a break in the wiring harness to the cam sensor. 3 - If...
Instrument Cluster
Hello. It sounds like you have either a major computer failure or a failed instrument cluster. I would recommend enlisting the assistance of a qualified professional who has the necessary tools to test your instrument cluster for proper function based...
Starter or cables
It is quite possible this may just simply be a dead battery. The starter typically will give some kind of warning sign prior to completely failing out of nowhere. In some cases this is also misdiagnosed as a failing alternator...
Clunking noise from rear
Hi there. This is a somewhat common issue with the majority of the E90's and E46 BMW's. These motors have what is a called a dual mass flywheel which is commonly known for creating this kind of a slight clunk...
There's a problem with the fuel system I'm thinking but not sure
Hello. P1193 is the code for a faulty inlet air temperature sensor, also known as the intake air temperature sensor. It may be possible that there is an issue with the intake air temperature sensor or with the sensor circuit....
My gas gauge is doing a funny little dance.
The fuel pumps are all inclusive on what they call a fuel module or assembly. These modules include a float (quite like the float on your toilet) that tells the computer and your dashboard where the fuel level is at....
hi after month ago m bmw 325i 2002 lost oil and ia had to add 2 qurts every 500 t0 1000 mile what is the problem
Check for any obvious oil leaks. Given your mileage, a failed rear main crankshaft oil seal is the most likely the cause of this oil consumption. In addition, if any of the crankcase ventilation components (like the PCV) have become...

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