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BMW stalled while driving, won't start 1999 BMW 528i
Hello - your symptoms suggest a blown head gasket, or overheating episode - somewhat common to BMW 6-cylinder engines with 100K+ miles on the clock. IF this is the cause, it is repairable, without replacing the engine. Other damage may...
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Erratic idle at stop light
Hi There, This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor. The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor senses engine load and generates a signal that is proportional to the amount of vacuum in the intake manifold. When you are...
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My car wont start after reading the BMW fourms they suggested to Replace the battery for a ODM Code P2200. 2008 BMW 528i
Hello - the P2200 code you are experiencing is an indication of excessive nitric oxide levels in the exhaust on your vehicle. The P2200 code is often caused by a leaking vacuum hose, or failed sensor. However, this should not...
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Transmission issues
Hi There, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
This may be related to a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will not...
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How can I tell if my starter is going bad? 2008 BMW 528i
Hello - the slight delay in starter function (and engine shut-down as well on some) for the "auto start sequence" seems to include a slight delay for most model vehicles with this feature. Whether this is an intentional delay as...
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Stalling issue and wont start for 30 mins.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated...
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My car is having the very same problem but now does not want to turn over it clicks and headlights flash on n out quick...I am soo
Hello. You may have two different issues going on here. If you have a fuel smell then that needs to be checked out first. It is possible that the fuel leak is getting the hoses wet and it is not...
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I just got my 99 BMW 528i back had a transmission put in was running fine but out of nowhere when I put it in gear it's stallin
Stalling can be caused by a number of issues. A vacuum leak can be a cause. If during the repairs, a vacuum line was left loose or the air intake tube was cracked/damaged. Too much air can effect the air...
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Suspension replacement
YourMechanic is a mobile service, for your convenience, so the mechanic can perform the required repairs right at your location. For strut installation, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's strut replacement service page. Follow a similar procedure for...
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2c9d code and misfires on the cylinders 4, 5, and 6.
Hi there. The oil could have gotten on the spark plugs causing the plugs to not fire. Take out the spark plugs and see if they are covered in oil. If they are clean them off with carburetor cleaner and...
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I have a 97bmw528i And i fixed my air intake boot on it and drove fine for that day next day the car would barely move the more I
Code P0730 is linked to the problem you are describing. Therefore, it's worth ruling in or out the typical causes of code P0730 which include dirty transmission fluid, low fluid, blocked filter, broken mechanical components within transmission, internal blockage in...
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Parking brake light stays off in Up/Down lever position
Hi there. The ABS light typically comes on when an error code is detected in the system. The parking brake light should come on when the parking brake is engaged. If this light does not come on, it is commonly...
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When i turn the ignition on and accelerate, the traction light comes on and almost immediately the Engine managmemnt light comes o
Hello. It's quite possible that a speed sensor or other transmission sensor might be causing this fault; as these two components typically trigger those warning lights to illuminate. However, it's also probable that an internal transmission issue is the source...
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My transmission pops out of gear.
The software update that was performed on your vehicle maybe for a vehicle with a different transmission. Check the version of software that was installed in your car and verify what model that it refers to for your transmission.
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Transmission pops out of gear
Your car has an electronically controlled transmission. The strange behavior may be due to a bad switch on the column, or there may be some reason why the program doesn't want it to shift into Drive or Reverse. Maybe it's...
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My battery light came on, power steering went out, & overheated 1997 BMW 528i
Hello - I believe the serpentine belt, which drives the alternator, power steering pump, and water pump, failed. This caused all of the symptoms you describe. I recommend a serpentine belt replacement performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as...
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Major oil leaks
I don't doubt what your BMW tech has estimated, but for 5K I think a second opinion is in order. It may not be necessary to take care of everything right now. I use the old spot in the driveway...
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2010 BMW 528i - Having lean codes and P00bc for air flow too low. Smoke coming from the exhaust. Is it a CCV problem?
Hi There, This code is a generic code relating to the mass air flow sensor indicating that there is a lean air/fuel mixture. This can happen when the mass air flow sensor is dirty or faulty. I would suggest having...
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My BMW won't turn, I just hear click, click and the fuel pump grinding after push Start button? Do you have experience work with B
Hello, thank you for writing in. You may have drained the battery while you were working with the shifter. If this is the case, you need to charge the battery, jump start the vehicle, or replace the battery. If the...

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