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i was driving and my car all of a sudden turned off and i started smelling gas
Hi Angel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually when your car stops running and you can smell gasoline, this means that either a fuel line has broken, the fuel pump stopped working or there is a problem with one of...
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Car won't stay started. Tons of oil in the spark plugs.
Hi Eugenia. Thanks for contacting us today. Oil leaking into the spark plug wells is an indictor of a fairly serious problem that should be inspected and repaired immediately. It is almost always due to a failing gasket or O-ring...
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BMW325i 2005 overheated, lost some coolant, steering hard, battery light on
Hi Pam. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases when a car overheats, it causes steam to escape and can cause damage to sensors and other electrical components. This is likely why you're having difficulty starting the vehicle, turning...
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Is it a bad idea for a teen to buy a 2002 bmw 325i with 90k miles on it?
Hi Dane. First off, I compliment you on reaching out to us and asking a professional opinion on these cars. I have a 2009 BMW 128i that I am very happy with at 109,000 miles. However, I have had this...
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My car was melting the igniction coil i found that it was the DME, fixed. now it is giving me code p0340/p1318 and wont start.
P1318 relates to spark plug voltage detection. This function might be integrated into the DME on a BMW. If not, there will be a module (VDM) and the code will typically refer to an open or shorted wiring harness. Diagnostic...
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What are other expected problems when the timing belt goes out on a 2003 325i bmw. Other things to look for or replace when that h
Hi Renee. When the timing belt breaks, it can create damage inside the motor, such as with cylinder head components. If the pulley's and the belt are replaced, and the engine starts without a constant ticking noise, then you should...
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Front left tire clicking noise
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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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...
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I have a 2004 525 BMW and the " engine malfunction " light came on
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
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What is the average cost to replace the top on a 2003 BMW Z4 with an after market top?
Hi Amy. Thanks for writing in today. I am actually in the market for one myself for my 2009 128i and have been pricing them around. Most of the aftermarket BMW tops actually don't fit very well and typically require...
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Best motor oil for a 04 bmw 325ci ow40w or 5w40w full synthetic
The difference between these two oils is primarily the viscosity or thickness of the oil. Depending on the brand, there may be a number of other additives in play as well, however the most important component of the oil is...
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My car is misfiring on several cylinders and there is coolant in my coil pack 5and 6
The presence of coolant suggests a leak and that should be resolved as a leak could be a cause of the misfiring if water creates a path to ground. If, by chance, you are referring to coolant actually in the...
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Car won’t start. It had problems overheating at first. Then something popped and water came out. I don’t know what’s wrong with it
This sounds like you started off with the coolant getting low due to a leak and then it got worse when overheated and blew the head gasket causing the misfire and no starting from coolant getting inside cylinders. You will...
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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...
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Cost to replace engine in a 2002 BMW 325i
Hi Ernesto. Thanks for sending in your question. Unfortunately, replacing an engine is not a service our mobile mechanics could offer, so you'll have to contact a local BMW specialist to receive an estimate for replacing the engine on your...
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My Bmw is throwing a code for system to lean, to much oxygen and not enough gas.
As the codes indicate, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak as you describe near the cold air intake. When a vacuum...
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Q: Car Shaking During Driving
It is very likely than an ignition coil could be the cause of this issue although it would most likely set a check engine light if this was the case. I would recommend turning your key to the on position...
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Car stalls when i punch the gas especially up a slope, accelerating fully or when I require more power from the car to go faster..
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system...
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One strut mount we up with a dust cap on, one without. How big of a deal is it?
Hi Dan. Thanks for the question today. In regards to geometry, handling and "whether it's fine", a dust cap should not have that great of an impact. I'm curious as to why the mechanic did this - as to me,...
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I replaced the ignition coils and one just melt and now it is showing a bunch of codes p0335/p1318/p0700/p0440.
The coil melting is the first issue to address. A possible cause of that is the 12 volt primary side supply wire to that coil is shorted to ground due to a pinched wire or other wiring fault. You can...

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