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Slow coolant loss
Put a clean sheet of paper or cardboard under the car when you park it at the end of your day and check it the next morning for spots. You may or may not see something helpful. If not, sometimes...
Driver side heated seats and movement stopped working. Would this be a fuse issue?
Hi Shakala. Thanks for sending in your question today. It's possible that either an electrical harness connected to the driver seat is damaged, loose or disconnected, or the fuse or electrical relay that powers that accessory is damaged. I would...
I drove home with the oil light on. Is my engine still good?
It's very likely that you've done some serious engine damage. Normally oil is continuously pumped through all of the turning and sliding surfaces of the engine and when the pressure goes, it doesn't take long to damage the precision ground...
2006 330i no start, car died on highway
Hi There, The codes related to the O2 sensors (P0139 and P0159) relate to potentially a leaking fuel injector or too much fuel in the exhaust stream as the fuel is cut off when decelerating. This in effect, causes the...
06,330i BMW Radio, navigation systems are not working after battery ( replaced 10 days ago), starter and alternator replacement(la
When the battery dies on a late model BMW, all sorts of things will go wrong. To begin with, trouble codes probably started piling up as the battery voltage went down before total failure. Then when the battery went flat,...
My serpenting belt broke and i drove my car to a street, replaced the belt but now car wont start and its leaking oil from filter
Hi there. The broken serpentine belt shouldn't have damaged your oil filter housing or the filter itself, so it's likely that is an existing issue. In regards to why the car won't start now, it's possible that while you were...
Q: Losing coolant
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a coolant leak somewhere or potentially the beginning of a blown cylinder head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders...
Rotor specifications?
Front rotors are BMW part number 34116864047. You will need 2 of course. Rear rotors are BMW part number 34216864052. You will need 2. If you input these part numbers on-line, you will find the rotors easily. Shipped they are...
I recently got a new battery and starter with in a month for my 2006 bmw 330i. Now the car won't start and key buttons won't work.
Hello, thank you for writing in. To remove the key from the ignition, you are going to want to disconnect the battery. The electronic sensors that register you are in park and allow the key to come out are not...
Over heated car cranks but does not want to start
Hi There, It sounds like your car may have a blown head gasket as a result of overheating. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause a...
Overheated and car is cool now. It cranks when I turn the key but does not want to start.
Look around the engine compartment to see where the leak is coming from when you fill up the radiator with coolant / water. Check the radiator, water pump, freeze plugs on the engine, all of the coolant hoses. If you...
Car over heated shut down on me ... Now it leaks the coolant and cranks as it wants to but doesnt ?
Hi There, It sounds like your car is shutting down or going into a "safe mode" as a result of the motor overheating. The computer is designed to shut the car down like this in the event that it detects...
Car over heated leaks coolant now it's shut off .
Hi There, It sounds like your car may have a blown cylinder head gasket as a result of overheating. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause...
Car overheated and now it's shutting off. It cranks but won't start.
Hi there. If the coolant leaks out too much, the computer will see this from the coolant temperature and coolant level sensors and shut off the engine to prevent any damage to the engine. Check for the coolant leaks and...
Why is my 2006 BMW 330 i not starting?
If the problem is simply no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited. With a fully charged battery that passes a load test, or a new fully charged battery as required, and the immobilizer (security) system off -...
Where is the output speed sensor on a 2001 BMW 330 i
The output shaft and input shaft transmission speed sensors are inside the transmission pan. The output sensor is near rear of pan and input is near front of pan on transmission. The pan needs to be removed for access to...
DSC, ABS, Handbrake Light Stays On
Based on your description of the problem, I would guess that you have a bad wheel speed sensor or a tone ring that is jammed up with rust. The tone ring is a ring on the wheel hub with slots...
Car over heated didn't turn on now it did it's a misfire
Hi there. When an engine overheats, boiling hot coolant and steam vent from the radiator cap and can cause electrical connections to fuel injectors and other ignition system components. This is most likely what is causing the misfiring issue. If...
03 330i BMW got car stuck in the mud, after pulling it out Temps been 5*, 2 days later goes into limp mode, can't get out of limp
Code P1732 relates to the transmission control module not working properly, which is likely why the vehicle is in limp mode and will not shift properly. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting...
I just had my spark plugs changed and it was driving fine until the third day i noticed that the rpm is above a 1 and when at a
Check to be sure the plugs are not loose and that the electrical connection to each plug is tight. If you are experiencing a high idle, in the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control...

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