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My oil filter cap broke
It's very possible that the threads on the housing were damaged or warped when the old filter cap was overtightened so much. If neither of the new caps will cleanly go in, then I would recommend replacing the entire oil...
Car misfired & jumped lane; fortunately no other car involved
The N63 has had some problems in the past. The most common problems for this engine include timing chains, crankcase ventilation, fuel injectors, fuel lines, vacuum pumps and MAF sensors. Any of these have the potential to cause the vehicle...
Car shakes on starting, loses power & stalls uphill
Hello there, a few different faults can cause this sort of problem. In most cases, with the steering wheel locking not shifting into park and the limp mode you have experienced. It would be more likely there is an electrical...
All wheels are slightly bent and one wheel is cracked
When the vehicle's rims develop these type of cracks, they should be replaced immediately. The cracks can make the wheel unstable and should not be driven on until it is repaired. The most common causes of trims cracking in this...
At 55 mph, car stalled and then restarted itself
Intermittent issues such as this can take awhile to diagnose since the problem may not appear in form when it is being examined. They can not be diagnosed until the fault becomes visible, so the technician's computers can observe the...
Owner had to replace five tires in 11 months
Hello there. The tire issue is not uncommon for your vehicle. The 550i uses tires and wheels with lower profile sidewalls. These increase traction and handling at the cost that they absorb impacts differently. Hitting a pothole or other rough...
Car won't start strong smell of gas when I try to start it
Odds are, if you smell gas while cranking the engine, it's getting fuel. It's probably not getting spark. Common causes for no spark: Bad crankshaft sensor. Bad camshaft sensor. Bad engine control module. Shorted/broken wires. The only way to be...
Car cranks but wont start.
Hello there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. The symptoms you are experiencing can definitely be caused by a faulty crank sensor. If the crank sensor goes bad, or there is an issue with the wiring the...

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