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My horn seems to be not working in my 2003 BMW 525i
Hello. Any number of things could have gone wrong causing the horn to fail. From hat you are explaiing though it sounds like the failure was in the horn button in the steering column. The circuit would need to be...
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no signigicant power in take off
Hello, thank you for writing in. The automatic transmission starts in first gear always. Considering the age of the vehicle, there are a large number of components that can be contributing to your symptoms. Start with the simplest fixes. When...
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I have the e60. What is tge thermostat looming thing located besides the ac compressor
If the system is still charged with refrigerant, thoroughly evacuate the system using a recovery machine. Note that it is illegal to intentionally vent refrigerant directly to the atmosphere and very dangerous, too. That is, even if a system appears...
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What kind of transmission fluid do I need for a BMW 525i 2007 ?
Hi There, The transmission in your BMW 525i is what is called a "sealed unit" which means that the transmission should not ever need to be flushed or have the fluid changed. This means that in the event you may...
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What would cause my AC and heater to not work in my 1994 BMW 525i
Hello. If both of these have not worked since the transmission was replaced then I would start by checking all of the connections that were taken off during the replacement. It is possible that there is a bad ground connection....
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Driver side door will not open from the outside
You probably just need a new door handle. The business end of the door handle is made of plastic or cheap metal and eventually it breaks off inside the door. Most door handles can be replaced from outside the car...
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Leaking coolant onto belt
It sounds like you have a leak accompanied by overheating. From what you have described though, it is unclear if the overheating is being caused by the coolant leak (low coolant can cause overheating) or the two are just simply...
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We recently took our BMW 525i into the shop due to some electrical issues.
Hi there. I am really not sure exactly what you are asking. These issues should have all been diagnosed together but if there are further issues then those should also be diagnosed. As for the pipe, yes only part of...
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Car Wont go into gear
Hello. I'm sure this is been done but ensure that the clutch release bearing and a whole clutch kit was installed when you replaced the clutch. A complete couch job consists of a pressure plate, a flywheel, a clutch disc...
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Idle problem
Turning on the headlights creates an electrical load that the alternator must supply. Of course, as the alternator works harder to supply the electrical energy, the engine must in turn supply more power. One possible explanation for the fluctuating idle...
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Knocking/using octane
Ethanol is a convenient octane booster. If the fuel as vended has no ethanol in it, and you are able to obtain an octane booster that is 100% ethanol (i.e., has no other "additives"), you can add that "booster" up...
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Buying used car and checking for oil burning
Hello, thank you for writing in. Testing for oil burning usually means opening up the engine to see if the pistons and exhaust manifold show signs of oil. You can also check your spark plugs to see if there is...
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Checking car for oil burning
The crankcase is a closed system and this kind of test does not show anything on this cars engine since if you open the oil cap the engine will run rough due to sucking in all the fresh air. The...
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how much would it cost to replace battery in 2007 BMW 525i?
The average quoted at this page is $212 but if you input your specific location you will get a more precise quote and scheduling options for the mechanic to perform the replacement at your location, at your convenience. Please let...
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Bmw locks and window not working
The blown fuse indicates an electrical short. Since it happens when either operating the windows or door locks, the short may be somewhere in the driver's door and/or door harness. Some vehicles can develop shorts in the driver's door wiring...
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have can i find what to fix with codes p0444 and p1892
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0444 does not identify a fault that would cause the power loss you are describing although once the fault causing the power loss is repaired P0444 should still be resolved of course. The other code, namely P1892,...
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Hello there, my 2005 BMW 525i is not starting but its cranking. I've also noticed clicking sound near at the turbo.
Hi there. If the fuel pump relay is getting hot, then check the condition of the fuel pump when the key is on. If there is no sound at the fuel pump (like a hum), then the fuel pump maybe...
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My car lights says stop engine check oil level pressure and over heats if car stop
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the oil or the cooling systems. Both have the hard job of keeping the engine within a certain temperature range. If the vehicle has detected issues with...
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Where is the hazard/ turn signal flasher located? 1993 BMW 525i
Hello, the turn signal/emergency flasher unit is a black plastic unit - rectangular, golf ball size - located just left and under the steering column. The lower portion of the steering column black plastic cover, and potentially the left knee...
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I have a 2003bmw 525i , I mistakenly put tranny fluid in the power steering canister now it is hard 2steer what 2 do now
Hello, thank you for writing in. While it is not terribly uncommon to run transmission fluid in the power steering system (they are both hydraulic fluids), newer vehicles tend to be designed to be used with specific fluids, and do...

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