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Engine loses power when stopped in traffic - 2004 BMW 325is
Hello. Due to the broad range of things that could possibly be causing these issues, I would recommend that you get a general vehicle inspection performed by a qualified technician in order to get a better idea of what could...
Car turns over but cannot start - 2002 BMW 325is
Hello. Usually the cooling system has nothing to do with the vehicle starting up. If the starter is working when you are turning the key (also known as a crank but no start) the issue is usually related to the...
SMG transmission cannot be put into gear, fluid leaks
Hello. It sounds to me like the problem was either misdiagnosed or improperly repaired. If the problem was misdiagnosed, the issue would still be occurring because it was never addressed in the first place. If the problem was improperly repaired,...
Door locks and hazard lights unresonsive
I believe it is possible that you may have a problem with your keyless entry module/receiver. If this control module is not working properly, this can prevent certain features that are activated by the key fob from working. These features...
Loud cranking, shaking, RPM decrease upon start - 2004 BMW 325is
Hello. This problem would be considered very serious. I would recommend not driving the vehicle at all until it has been inspected by someone to determine the extent of the damage. Sounds like that are usually either harmful to the...
E36 with steady tick noise in idle. Engine runs good tho, no lose of power or anything. What do?
Your BMW uses hydraulic valve lifters that start to tick if they become starved of oil, or when they are beginning to fail or have already failed. You should start by checking your oil level, and make sure its fully...
Idles between 500rpm and 1300 rpm. Main concern is low rpm. Belt or pulley chirping mainly at low rpm Drives perfect but Idles bad
Chances are these two symptoms are related. If the drive belt is not performing as designed the engine will run poorly, or not run at all. There are several components that could be the problem, and further inspection is needed....

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