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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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2011 528i ticking noise when turning steering wheel L or R , is that normal?
Hi there. On some of the heavier BMW's, a slight ticking noise when turning extreme to either side (meaning all the way) is common. It really depends on what and where the ticking noise is appearing which would determine if...
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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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Is a 2008 bmw 528i with 80,000 miles still a good car to buy ?
Hello. This does appear to be a good deal for this car, but it needs to have a full inspection prior to being purchased. This car is nearing the time when it will usually get very expensive to maintain and...
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My BMW 2010 528i squeaks as I drive. It's not the breaks. Other than suspension could it be something else?
Hi there When you hear constant squeaking sounds coming from a vehicle, it's typically due to suspension that is wearing out, or steering stabilizer bar bushings worn out as well. On my 2008 128i I had a similar issue at...
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Too much oil
Too much motor oil in the motor can actually cause substantial damage if not properly corrected due to the amount of pressure this puts on seals and the motor's ability to move the oil through the engine properly and efficiently....
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I have a coolnt hose leaking just under the intake manifold, average cost to repair? 2000 528i
Hi there. To receive a price estimate for this service, please click this link to the radiator hose repair service page. Once you click the Get a Quote blue button on that page, enter your vehicle information and submit. Once...
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Rear differential maks sound is it too late to change oil ?
If you have a standard differential, 75W-90 gear oil that meets BMW requirements is required. If you have a limited slip differential you have to use 75W-140. Both of these multi-viscosity oils are fine for high operating temperatures. It is...
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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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I have an intermittent cylinder 1 misfire. Heavy mis under power. Idle is erractic.
Hi Matt. Thanks for the question today. Quite often when you have a random misfire on one cylinder, it's due to either a clogged fuel injector or one that is misfiring itself. In some instances, this can be caused by...
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How much would it cost to buy a starter for a 1998 BMW 528i
Hi there. To request an estimate for a new starter and to be installed in your BMW, please click this link to the service page. Once on the page, you can click the Get a Quote button and we'll send...
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Transmission playing up
You can open the hood and put the engine in gear forward and then reverse and hold brake and give it a little gas to see if engine moves more in one direction than the other when switching from reverse...
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Wondering to buy a 2000 bmw 528i with a broken driver side sway bar link and a bad starter for 500 dollars
Hi there. The problem with this types of repairs is that often, multiple suspension components are also likely damaged. If you're going to purchase a car for $500, it's likely that other serious engine problems exist as well. I would...
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BMW 528i 2000 (E39) fault codes P1523 and P1397
The vehicle should be inspected and diagnosed first hand but I can tell you broadly that if the seals on the VANOS system are original they should be replaced due to the age and mileage you are reporting. Camshaft position...
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would like to speak to mechanic Pardeep
Hi Richard. Thanks for sending in the question today. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department. They'll have to look up your information and appointment to get ahold of the notes and follow through with your...
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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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I have a 1997 BMW 528i it would ostart when it gets jumped . I have now put it a new battery and alternator. It cranked for about
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...

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