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My car is sometimes hard to start
With a car this old the first thing I would look at is the service history. By 180 thousand miles, the car should have had a couple of major services and if one is long overdue, that could easily be...
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working on a 1991 bmw 525i. belt shredded and got everything replaced and back togther. I did notice the water pump will not spin
BMW has been using plastic water pump impellers for a very long time. It has lead to a whole new range of water pump issues. Sometimes the impeller disintegrates into a pile of plastic shreds, locking the pump up. Other...
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My car lost power whilst driving it its a 525d manual called the AA but they couldnt fix it just towed me home 2005 BMW 525d
Hello - first task is to look at the problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. This will provide guidance for the diagnostic process. An easy check is to check the fuses and relays for the...
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engine operating at reduced output
Hi Pat...you should request a check engine light diagnostic during which a certified mechanic will download and interpret any stored diagnostic trouble codes. If there are no stored codes, one strategy is to scope the engine, that is evaluate the...
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My DSC not working and the car is going into limp mode in my 2005 BMW 525i
Hi there. From what you are saying it sounds like you may have a serious transmission failure. These codes and issues typically comes up when there is excessive slippage indicated in the transmission. It is possible that there is a...
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My car overheated and now will not start. I believe I have a water pump issue and possibly a blown gasket.
A faulty water pump will not cause a failure to start. If the water pump is not working, all that will happen is after you start the car, the engine will overheat. If the head gasket has failed and coolant...
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Do I take off the fan to change my alternator belt?
The fan is the first thing to come off. The fan clutch is mounted on the water pump by a big nut. The nut has reverse threads, so it is loosened by turning CLOCKWISE rather than the normal counter-clockwise. You...
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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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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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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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