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Jumpstarting does not start battery.
Sometimes a battery can be so undercharged that no matter what battery is trying to jump it, it just wont be enough. I recommend having your battery replaced or having a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, try jumping the battery...
Car not starting, even with jumpstart
Hello. I strongly suggest checking the starter, alternator and even the new battery to make sure that they are all in working order. Testing those three will give you a better perception of why it's not starting. If you need...
Antifreeze leak
There are three components most common to be the source of your failure, according to other owners: the radiator, water pump or the coolant recovery bottle. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your entire cooling...
Coolant leak
Hello! The easiest way to locate a coolant leak is to have the cooling system pressure tested, which can be performed when the engine is cold. The most likely failed component would be the coolant pump. It's usually good practice...
Accidentally put engine oil in coolant reservoir
The coolant reservoir on your particular vehicle is a part of the pressurized system. In this case, the oil that was in the cooling system can cause a few different problems. When oil and coolant mix, they turn into a...
Car vibrates in gear, but not in park
Many different parts can cause a vibration when the vehicle is in drive. The most likely would be an engine mount or transmission mount. It would probably be best to have this looked at in person. A certified technician, such...
Car idles rough and worse when holding brake
A few components can cause the vibration in drive. The most common causes are bad engine mounts, low fuel pressure, or problems with the torque converter or transmission mounts. I recommend having a technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect...
Clicking noise in driver side rear tire
Hello there. It is possible that the clicking is due to the brake job. A few different items can cause the clicking after a brake job. The two most common would be the backing plate rubbing on the the brake...
After battery replacement, car still won't start
Many different items can cause a vehicle not to start. Replacing the battery, especially if it was old, is a great place to start since this this is the cause in most cases. Since you have replaced the battery and...
whining noise on the rear passenger side near tire
Hey there, In regards to the whining sound that is coming from the rear passenger side on your 2003 BMW, at first glance, this type of sound could be caused by a wheel bearing that is beginning to wear out...
Rattle in gas pedal and then loss of acceleration
Hello. It is very common for the high pressure fuel pump to fail and cause this. If the engine is lacking fuel then it cannot run right, which will cause the noise you were hearing. It is perfectly normal for...
Used car issues? 2002 BMW 323xi
Hello. The issues you describe are relatively minor and likely will not require extensive repairs. A gas cap that does not lock is probably bad and will likely need to be replaced. A replacement cap can be sourced easily and...
Can I drive car with oil filter gasket going bad
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Oil leaks will only get worse over time. The oil filter housing gasket on the 325s get hard and brittle over time and begin to leak profusely as the they fail so it will...

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