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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Stalling problem
Hi there: Although it's nearly impossible to diagnose a problem remotely, it appears you might have more than one issue going wrong with your 2004 BMW. The loud noise and lack of performance is a pretty good indicator of an...
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Wheel hop/ wobble
Hello. There are several components that may be causing these symptoms. The easiest to check is the condition of the tires. If they are cracked, warped, low, misaligned then you will possibly have these symptoms. More likely it is related...
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This vehicles rpm is running at 2500 at 70 mph. The 4x4 & ABS light is on. Is it safe to drive it down the interstate ?
Vehicles are designed to operate with all their systems functioning in certain ways. When warning lights such as "4X4" or "ABS" are lit, there is a fault, or multiple faults in those systems preventing them from operating as they were...
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Since mechanic changed engine oil on dashboard flashes service engine soon
The variable valve timing VANOS system on your car can become sticky over time. Particularly if you are not changing the oil diligently. It is a hydraulically operated device that advances the camshaft using engine oil pressure under certain conditions....
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My 2003 bmw 325xi keeps stalling. I have checked all fluids which are fine. Its a rough idle at first for a few then it stalls.
YourMechanic is a mobile diagnostic and repair service and so the certified mechanic can come right to your location to diagnose the stalling and implement the required repairs. Common causes of engine stalling include a faulty throttle position sensor, mass...
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Car wont go into any gear. 2002 BMW 325xi
Hi - your symptoms describe a clutch hydraulic system failure. Given your mileage, your slave cylinder has probably worn out. This would be evidenced by low/no fluid in the clutch fluid reservoir. If the clutch shares the reservoir with the...
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Turning off check engine light
Hi There, You will need to plug the OBD-II code reader back in to the vehicle to reset the check engine code following the corrective repair needed. If you need further help with this, please schedule an appointment to have...
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2001 bmw 325xi P0174 and P0171 code,just had a tune up and one coil replaced car is stalling down,vibration and idle down when pre
The two codes that you have provided suggest these possibilities, at minimum, which possibilities may exist alone or in combination: an air leak after the mass air flow (MAF) sensor, such as a torn intake boot, or bad intake manifold...
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I am broke down on the road because when I try to drive my steering jerks and so does my wheel
What you are describing sounds like a problem with the rack and pinion gears. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to turn the...
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Is it a bad idea for a teen to buy a 2002 bmw 325i with 90k miles on it?
Hi Dane. First off, I compliment you on reaching out to us and asking a professional opinion on these cars. I have a 2009 BMW 128i that I am very happy with at 109,000 miles. However, I have had this...
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Car is jerking forward when trying to come to a stop. Jerking started today after filling gas. Service engine soon light is on
Hi There, The check engine light is likely related to your gas cap not locking. This may also cause the jerking reaction as this is connected to the EVAP system in your car. Your car has a small purge valve...
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Over heating
Hello there. Usually after these services are completed, if you still have an overheating problem it is due to a clogged heater core or there are air bubble in the coolant lines. If your turn your heater on and no...
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Service engine soon light and gear with exclamation point in middle is lit
The gear with the exclamation point in the middle is a malfunction indicator for the transmission. This light will come on to indicate that the transmission is having a malfunction. If the transmission shifts fine, the light may be on...
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my car shakes while im driving, usually once the car warms up
If you are talking about a shake in the engine, then the car is probably misfiring. You didn't say whether the check engine light was on but If the check engine light is not on, it probably should be. Turn...
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Car Shaking During Driving
It is very likely than an ignition coil could be the cause of this issue although it would most likely set a check engine light if this was the case. I would recommend turning your key to the on position...
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Bmw 325xi 2004. There is no heat and the car overheats.
Hi there. For your vehicle to overheat and not have any heater heat in the cab, then the coolant could be low, the water pump could be not working, the radiator could be plugged up, or the thermostat could be...

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