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Mechanic recently diagnosed my car and said I had to replace MAF sensor. Replaced it but same codes come up. Bank 2 too lean and 1
Hi there. Sometimes when an error code is triggered it can be caused by multiple components; especially in regards to the fuel or emissions system on today's modern cars, trucks and SUV's. If certain symptoms are discovered and those symptoms...
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My car is kinda low, i drove over a puddle on my way home amd now it's moist under my car mats why? Is that cause it's too low? 2011 BMW 328i
Hi there - while it's possible that water intruded driving "over" a puddle, this seems unlikely in an age of quality, well-sealed cars. The immediate smell also suggests this is not water, but perhaps engine coolant leaking from the heater...
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wheres thermostat on 2007 bmw 328is
Hello, thank you for writing in. The thermostat is located beneath its housing. The easiest way to find it is to locate the coolant intake hose that is located beside and slightly under the air intake. That coolant line will...
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P0170 and P0173, I have changed the MAF and Both sensors. Now my car does not start.
P0170 and 173 indicate that your fuel mixture is off. The ECU tries to compensate, but the error is so large that it cant make the correction. It can be caused by a Mass Air Flow sensor, but there could...
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Need the color for the speaker wires in the rear doors in my 2013 BMW 328i
Your rear speaker each contain four wires. The left speak is brown/yellow, red/white, brown/blue, and blue/white. The right speaker is blue/brown, blue/black, red/blue, and brown/white.
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Check engine soon light
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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concerns of minor water damage to a 2008 BMW 328i
Minor Water Damage can mean many things to many different people, but when you combine that with the "reconstructed" title status on the car, you can guess that the car was probably in a flood. In most states, a "reconstructed"...
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OIL FILTER HOUSING GASKET REPLACEMENT
Hi there. If you already have an appointment with YourMechanic.com to complete this repair on Saturday, it depends on how severe the leak is on your BMW. If you have to add more than a quart of oil every week,...
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replacing ignition coils due to misfire
when replacing the coils, it's very important to get the ground wires in place. These are small gauge brown colored wires that have eye loops on the end to attach to bolts on the engine and sometimes on the coils....
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My dash board don't work my front light work when I change my light into high beam and my back window won't go down
As unfortunate as it is, your vehicle would be considered flood damaged. Diagnosing electrical problems in a flood damaged vehicle is nearly impossible. This would take many hours or even days to determine which wiring harnesses and circuits have been...
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How much to replace an automatic transmission to a manual
The PCM and TCM that you presently have are incompatible with a manual transmission. The PCM hardware and some engine controls, particularly relating to idle speed and electronic "dashpot", would be different too. The only way you could reliably do...
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I have a stutter when I am driving
The stutter, or vibration, could be due to an engine management (tuning) issue or is possibly caused by worn motor mounts that are allowing engine vibration to transfer to the body when the engine is under load. To evaluate the...
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I would like to know what parts I need to replace VVT ECCENTRIC SHAFT SENSOR and Valve cover
Although we would need to confirm using your VIN number, the required valve cover in your application appears to be part #: BMW-11127552281. The required BMW Eccentric Shaft Sensor (Valvetronic) is part #: VDO-S119565001Z. These OEM parts can be installed...
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The car has a cracked head. 1996 BMW 328i
Hi there - unfortunately, an engine swap is not a service YourMechanic.com is able to offer at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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Car not speeding up smoothly, service engine light on when first start driving and car vibrating
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The problem this can cause may also be compounded when the engine is cold due to the change in air density in cooler weather....
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what should I do, I have a 328i Bmw 2008 . ( when I drive in the morning in 5 minuets the ac fan starts running, which not normal
If you are referring to the A/C condenser fan ahead of the engine compartment, if that fan is operating uncommanded, that means there is a circuit or sensor failure. However, the auto electric technician would have to look at the...
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O2 sensor replacement help needed.
The part that is covering the oxygen sensor is the heat shield on the exhaust manifold. You will have to remove the heat shield first to get the O2 sensor off. If you need further assistance with removing the heat...
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How reliable is a 2009 bmw 328i?
Hi there. Buying a BMW with more than 100,000 miles can be risky. Some cars are very well maintained and may serve you very well. However, if the car was driven hard, or routine service; especially transmission and routine fluid...
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BMW Error Code P0597. Need to replace the thermostat.
Hi there. The P0597 OBD-II trouble code is for the thermostat heater control circuit. This means that the thermostat is electronically controlled in your vehicle. Some of the common causes of this code include a loose or corroded connector on...

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