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Whining noise over 60 mph on a 2007 BMW
You went to the wrong mechanic. It's whining and it is not supposed to whine. A good mechanic can analyze it. This could've been beyond their knowledge or they don't know much about BMW. Watch my video, "how to find...
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Dashboard lights on, car runs fine
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Car pulls to the right at different speeds
Thanks for writing in about your 2012 BMW 535xi. There are several potential causes for the car to pull in one direction. The pull you're feeling may just be due to the crown of the road. Other potential causes include...
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2012 BMW 535xi shakes at 50 mph when braking
If you've had both sets of rotors replaced, then I will assume the brakes are not the problem. Other issues that would cause the problem you are having include worn wheel bearings, worn steering or suspension parts, or tires that...
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Electronic failures, servotronic malfunction warning on
Hi there. Servotronic is BMWs name for its electronic power steering system. This warning light indicates the onboard control module has detected a problem with the system and has stored related diagnostic trouble codes. The first step is to retrieve...
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Car won't start, can't be jump-started. 2008 BMW 535xi
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2008 BMW 535xi. A no crank, no start condition indicates a problem with the starting system. This could be the starter itself or the starting circuit. In your vehicle, power to the...

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