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Trunk will not open
The trunk on your 2011 BMW 328i most likely has a power open button. If the battery is not in the vehicle, the vehicle has no power and therefore electrical components will not work. The best recommendation I have for...
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Shaking
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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Revving out of control
It sounds like you may have an issue with your idle air control valve on your 2011 BMW 328i. The idle air control valve is responsible for keeping the RPMs within a certain range during idling at a stop. If...
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Heater does not blow hot air.
Hi there. Check the coolant level in the radiator and make sure that its full. Check the heater core valve near the firewall in the engine compartment and see if valve is working. Feel the heater hoses before the valve...
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Car keeps overheating
A common failure item on your BMW is the water pump; the impeller that spins to circulate the coolant breaks off. This can be verified, without removing the pump, through an inspection of the cooling system for proper circulation. Although...
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Your mechanic come and replace oil for my BMW X5, but the car said the oil is below minimal, how to do that?
Hi Tony. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes directly after the oil is changed, the oil warning light will illuminate. If it does not clear up within the next day or so, then I would recommend adding one quart of...
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on my bmw the engine malfunction light came on plus the warning message engine malfunction reduced engine power displayed and sin
You will need to have the computer scanned for failure codes since there may be over 100 possible codes that will point to the cause of the problem. You will then have a better idea why the vehicle will not...
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How much to replace 2011 bmw e90 eccentric shaft sensor?
Hi Shawn. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department to determine whether we have a mobile mechanic in your area that is able to complete this service for you. If we can...
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2011 BMW 328XI WAS DRIVING PERFECT NOW WENT OUT TO GO INTO TOWM IN BOTTOM LOWER DIGITAL DISPLAY BETWEEN SPEEDO AND RPM GAUGE A BIG
Hi Kevin. Thanks for the question tonight. First and foremost - please do NOT EVER try to reset or get rid of an error code by doing the "put the two battery cables together" trick. This often has a success...
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I am planning to buy used 2011 BMW Series 3 with 43k miles, 1 owner and no accident, as per carfax. how much should i buy it for
Hi Niranjan. Thanks for contacting us today. In regards to whether or not this BMW is a good value at $15K, that's a very difficult question to answer. It seems to be on the high side of the blue book...
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Do i have to disconnect battery to change brake pads?
Hi there. The general rule of thumb is to remove the battery cables anytime you work on any component that is electrically powered or has an electrically powered sensor. So, in this case, it would be a good idea to...
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Where is the fuel pump relay located bmw 328i xdrive 2009
The fuel pump relay is located in or on the engine cowl. It may be on the passenger side beneath the air intake. Orange is a common color used by BMW for the fuel pump relay housing. YourMechanic does offer...
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My engine coolant light is coming on and after hitting a pot hole my thermostat light pops on, and after a few miles car run hot
Hi there. It is quite possible that you may have damaged the radiator when hitting the pot hole. Although there are protective shields located under the radiator itself, they are typically very thin and made of plastic in most cases....
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Spotty / Sputtering Acceleration
At 60 thousand miles, your car should have had a major service that includes inspecting a lot of the parts that may be suspect. Spark plugs, filters, vacuum lines, would normally be checked and the problem might be located then....
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Possible timing chain replacement.
The code P0015 could be coming up for the following issues. ____________________________ The camshaft(s) have incorrect timing intake timing control valve control solenoid system has wiring problems Continuous oil flow to the VCT piston chamber The timing valve control...
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How much to repair a u-joint on 2009 bmw 328i all wheel drive x drive? 2009 BMW 328xi
Hello - I believe, from your symptoms, that you have either a bad flex disk, or a bad transmission mount. The flex disk connects the transmission to the front of the (rearward-facing) driveshaft. It is a giant rubber/fiber doughnut, and...
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Should I worry about the water pump in my 2011 BMW 328i
Hello. I would not recommend changing the water pump unless there is an issue with it. It is common for the water pump to fail, but it does show signs of leakage first. ANy good mechanic can check it to...
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BMW shakes a little at lower speeds and rpms
Hello, thank you for writing in. Shaking can come from a variety of components. Unfortunately in a situation like this, you will have to take it one step at a time if nothing is found to be physically damaged upon...
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do i need to take my car to BMW for an oil change or brake fluid flush
In regard to your question, the criteria of relevance insofar as "who" should work on your car is simply that the person you select is appropriately trained, skilled, as knowledgeable as possible, knows how to follow instructions, and is conscientious,...
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Engine Stutter On Acceleration
It's likely that If you were to scan the engine controller, (ECU) you would probably find several misfire codes. The misfire codes can indicate specifically which cylinder if malfunctioning. Your model car has a history of coil and ignition module...

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