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I live in Houston TX. Don't have alot of money and don't want to do car payments. Is buying a BMW 328I with 165k for $4500 a bad i
Hi there. I think if you're looking for reliability and dependability, your $4,500 investment could be better spent than a BMW with 165,000 miles. It's typically around 150,000 miles that a vehicle tends to show signs of major component failure....
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How many camshaft position sensor are on my 2012 BMW 328I 2.0 turbo
There are two camshaft position sensors on your model. Both position sensors, as well as the crankshaft position sensor, should be tested using an appropriate scan tool or automotive scope to determine if they are functioning. Due to the availability...
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Hi Dave, I'm planning to buy.a 2011 328i with 92k miles but I'm really hesitant because I don't know how much it will cost me in t
Hi there. I actually have a 2009 BMW 128i with 108,000 miles and I love it. The biggest issue for me that came up was a front oil seal was leaking, which was rather tedious to replace, but once it...
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2011 328 replace oil pan
Hi there. The oil pan on your 328i is located on the bottom of the engine, as it collects oil dripping from upper components that require lubrication. To request an estimate to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your...
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My brakes just got replaced and my brake and abs lights are on the dash and still it makes load noises when I apply the breaks
Brake noise can be due to use of non-OEM materials (brake pads and shims) and, as well, failure to either properly re-surface the brake rotor or replace the brake rotor if the rotor is too worn. In addition, when brake...
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My 1997 328i bmw has a leak is over heating and wont idle properly sometimes it wont even start now.
Hi there. In most cases, when an engine overheats, it creates a lot of heat and possibly steam to develop under the hood of the vehicle. This can, and often does, damage electrical harnesses, connections and other sensors; that must...
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My belt snapped and Bmw says there's possibilities that's peices of the belt got caught in the crank and is now in my oil pan gask
Hi There, It is very unlikely that the serpentine belt would have made its way into the motor as they generally do not come apart that way, however it is no impossible. There is a pulley on on the end...
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Changed O2 sensors BMW now wont start
You may have activated the theft system. You can try to close and lock all the doors and wait 1/2 hour and then unlock door and see if problem goes away. If problem continues then disconnect the battery negative post...
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00 bmw 328i installed new fuel pump & fuel filter no fuel getting to fuel filter hear pump comes on & off
Hi there. In most cases when this happens, it's due to the fuel pump not being properly primed, fuel pump relay being faulty, a poor ground wire connection or the fuel filter being installed backwards. I would recommend verifying the...
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Cuanto es la ventana de subir y bajar del chofer la ventana no sube es 2011 328i BMW cuanto sale la piesa
Hi Mirta. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Unfortunately, we do not sell parts by themselves. If you'd like to have an estimate for replacing the power window switch, please click this link.
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My 1997 BMW 328i is leaking hydraulic fluid from where the bellhousing unit bolts to the transmission?
The hydraulic fluid is probably from the hydraulic clutch lines, the clutch cylinder and/or fittings. To get the source of the leak pinpointed and repaired, a clutch system inspection/diagnostic is recommended. If you request that service, the responding certified mechanic...
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Hey Dave, I have a "service engine soon" light showing in my 2011 BMW 328i. Had codes run and showing p1775
Hi Ronnie. Thanks for contacting us today. There are multiple components that could be causing these codes. The P1777 code is a BMW specific trouble code that indicates a possible problem with the transmission step motor. This component changes the...
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Gas smell when car turned off. No leaks or anything 2010 BMW 328i
It sounds like you may have a leak in the fuel tank ventilation system that may be causing the fumes to escape from the fuel tank. This can happen when the venting tubes in the fuel tank are leaking or...
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I have a 2009 328i. Gear shifter is stuck in park position. Brake switch bad ?
Hi there. There are a number of reasons why a car will not move from park to drive. They can range from the shifter being locked to a broken shifter cable. If the brake lights work, it's less likely that...
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I need help ASAP !
If your case is typical, the vehicle is definitely repairable and thus the thing to do is simply first get the underlying fault properly diagnosed. Based on what you are describing, at present you are having either a hard start...
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Low oil frequently
It is considered normal for a cars engine to consume some oil under normal conditions. Most manufacturers have an amount for their engine oil consumption and is on average a quart of oil for every 1000 miles is considered normal....
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Hi Joshua, BMW in San Francisco has my car because my engine overheated. They said that I need a new waterpump, overflow bottle a
Hi Stephanie. Typically the estimates charged by dealerships are 30% higher - on the average - than what we charge at YourMechanic.com. We have much less overhead expenses, but use the same high-quality parts for replacement. We'd be more than...
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Car shaking after Coil and Spark plug change
Hi Kevin. OBD-II error codes don't always tell the entire story or provide the exact reason for an engine misfire. In fact, most error codes have 5 to 10 possible sources, which can be misread or assumed is a specific...
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08 BMW 328i. DSC Malfunction,Brake lights , Car is shaky,airing notice coming from engine, can't go over 45mpb..any idea?
This is typically related to a speed sensor problem. The reduced speed is due to the engine control module putting the car into reduced power mode as a result of the intermittent signal from the speed sensor. The check engine...
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Misfires
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...

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