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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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