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How do i fix code p0305 in my bmw
I would recommend to replace the ignition coil and spark plug and boot for cylinder number 5 to start and rule out any of these components.
If the thumping is continuous (cyclical), the cause is likely to be a defective or damaged tire. If the thumping occurs "once" and stops, it might be due to a faulty motor mount. Regardless of the origin, the faulty part...
Bmw misfire
You will need to have the cylinder number 6 compression tested to see if there is low compression in that cylinder? If it is low then have the cylinder pressure tested to see if the valves or piston rings are...
2001 BMW 740il fuel pump replacement
If the pump has failed, depending on the failure mode of the pump, you can diagnose the fuel pump yourself. Turn the key to the ignition (run) position. At that instant, you should hear a momentary whirring noise from the...
just brought car to dealership for eoutine oil/filter change and after, was told evrthng check'd out fine. now service light is on
The maintenance reminders are programmed to come on at intervals that depend a lot on your driving style, so it is not just a clock. If most of your driving is short trips wherein the car is not allowed to...
very loud squealing sound about 15 minutes after driving
Well, if you've removed the belt and still get the noise, that eliminates most of the normal causes like alternators and idler pulleys. I doubt it has anything to do with the water in the cooling system although you absolutely...
Want to know what this check engine code 190302 mean
This code relates to a fuel tank ventilation/purge system leak. Three years ago, BMW issued a Technical Service Bulletin - TSB that documents a common cause of the code, namely a defective pressure switch. While other faults can cause the...
Hello i have a 325i bmw 2002 it is overheating i had a milky substance in my oil i recently put blue devil head gasket repair
Hi Deshawnda. Thanks for contacting us today. Although some "mechanics" recommend using a liquid head gasket sealer, the truth is that 80% of the time - it doesn't completely do the job - or it causes additional problems. These sealers...
My BMW was idling and it jus overheated and died.... My radiator was bone dry what should I do
This could be serious. Driving a car while it is overheating can do a lot of damage to the engine. The cylinder walls need to be bathed in coolant at all times or the surfaces become so hot that the...
After turning the car on a cold start the car rpm starts to go up and down and the car shakes
You may have an engine vacuum leak that is only there when cold and seals up as engine warms. This can be the intake manifold gasket seals.
valve cover gasket warranty for cracked valve cover
Unless you could prove that the mechanic cracked the valve cover and it was not already cracked before they did the gasket. This would be hard to prove since it may take a few months for a leak to show...
BMW 03' 330XI turns over wont start
Be sure that any engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated, thus preventing the car from starting. Check for the characteristic, but momentary, whirring sound from the in-tank fuel pump at key "on". If momentary fuel pump operation is...
Car turns over but won’t start
Depending on the conditions, fuel in storage will go bad surprisingly quickly. Bad fuel alone will result in, or materially contribute to, what you have described. And, if the tank was only partly full, that is if there was lots...
Rough idling, no power on acceleration, revs by itself, shuts off
The first thing I check for in any drivability problem is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause these kinds of problems. Look under the hood...
I was an ender bender and my 2004 BMW X5 E5 shut off and wont start. I saw some oi leaking in the floor
If you were in an accident and have leaking oil and will not start then you may have damaged radiator or engine and will need to have that checked first and then have computer scanned and airbag system checked to...
how do I choose the correct wheel hub assembly for my 08 bmw 335i?
The ABS sensors on your vehicle, at all 4 wheel positions, are separately serviceable components and need not be ordered or replaced when you replace the wheel bearings. That means that the front wheel hub/bearing unitized assembly in your application...
Can you unlock the wheels of a BMW x5 awd vehicle
Yes, but the particular service you require will depend on whether you are referring to wheel locks (security locks) or locking due to a mechanical malfunction. Both cases can be dealt with. Please request service explaining whether it is wheel...
I the 2011 BMW 328I recently changed the radiator and fan and put in the wrong coolant.
Using the wrong coolant shouldn't have any short-term effects like that. The consequences of using the wrong coolant usually relate to seal and head gasket failures over a long period and if you have replaced it, everything should be fine....
Car Kind of jolts or jerks right when coming to a complete stop.
The transmission shift points can be checked to see if the transmission is causing the jerking or it is caused by the brakes. A scanner can monitor the shift points to see if the transmission has sticking shift solenoids or...
My 2003 BMW 325i will start when I jump it. But after running for some time then shut down. What could be the issue eml light disp
Hi Joey. Thanks for contacting us today. The EML or Engine Managment Light on a BMW will illuminate when a fault code has been created and stored in the ECU related to the engine management system. This is likely what's...

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