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EML light on and caution light with arrow around came on the car, what should I do?
The warning lights mean that the vehicle's computer has detected a fault in the engine management system and/or engine controls which includes a lot of sensors and other devices. If the vehicle has not entered "limp mode" (reduced performance), is...
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Stalling problem
Hi there: Although it's nearly impossible to diagnose a problem remotely, it appears you might have more than one issue going wrong with your 2004 BMW. The loud noise and lack of performance is a pretty good indicator of an...
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Loss of power and rattling from back under part 1998 BMW 323
Hello - I believe you have 2 unrelated problems: the loss of power, and the rattle. I believe your loss of power problem is either a failing fuel pump, or possible a clogged catalytic converter. The fuel pump issue would...
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Hard Starting 04 BMW X3
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2004 BMW X3 to have a hard time starting. You have done great in diagnosis and replacing parts that will typically cause this condition. Common causes of a hard start are the...
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Brake lights stay on
Your brake pedal may not be returning all the way. Because the switch is activated by the motion of the pedal, if the pedal does not swing back all the way to it's stop, it may not turn off the...
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Water leaking from sunroof
Hi there: Overtime, even the best sunroof's can wear out and cause water leakage. This happens typically when the seals between the sliding glass and the car's roof begin to crack due to sun or simple exposure to the elements....
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The car has trouble starting - 2001 BMW 325i
If the mass air flow sensor and fuel pump have been verified as the cause or causes for the hard starting, then they should be replaced. When the vehicle is turned off, fuel pressure should be maintained in the fuel...
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What could be wrong with my car after slight impact and antilock light comes on? 1995 BMW 525i
Hello - there are a couple of possibilities here. You may not have noticed, but quite likely the anti-skid brake system (ABS) was energized during your skid. This may have caused one of the valves in the system to stick,...
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Gear locked and car not starting
Hi there. There is an issue with the shifter interlock lock solenoid in the shifter housing. The solenoid has lost power or it has been shorted out. Remove the carpeting and get to the shifter housing and remove it from...
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My car overheats in about a mile of driving
If you are coming up low on coolant every time, it has to be going somewhere. It could be leaking out of a hose or radiator, but to lose it that quickly, I expect you would be able to see...
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Abnormal oil loss
Blue smoke from the tailpipe, either at idle or under power, is an indication that the engine is consuming oil internally. Common causes for oil consumption are oil getting past the piston rings into the combustion chamber or oil leaking...
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Code po1500 after new icv and maf
Hi there: When an error code is created, it is stored in the ECU until the problem is resolved and the error code is manually removed from the computer with a professional digital scanner. If the code was never reset...
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Oil leaking into spark plugs galley, car won't start
If you found oil has entered the spark plug tube galley then the oil may have shorted out all the coils and plug wires causing the engine no start. The oil is getting in the galley from a leaking valve...
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Will my car turn on normally again once I fix the crankshaft position sensor?
A faulty crankshaft position sensor could cause hard starting but to determine if the sensor itself is faulty it has to actually be tested. Often, there will be a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC), that is generated by the car's computer,...
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I have a broken spark plug in the head cylinder in my bmw. Do you repair these kind of technical issues
Sent to CS. Not sure if it was sent yesterday or not - disregard if it was.
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Car is shaking at 60 MPH 60
Control arms and control arm bushings are a very common failure on your car. If there is even a slight imbalance in the tires and wheels, the effect will be greatly amplified by any looseness in the front suspension.The control...
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Car will not start. It was running fine, normal shut down, and wouldn't start back up five minutes later.
It really does sound like your battery has gone dead. Sometimes they can develop an internal short where they seem fine one moment then go dead the next. The indicators on the chargers usually don't tell the whole story. ...
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Car is in Limp Home mode with multiple transmission codes
The codes you're getting are transmission error codes, The CAN EGS refers to a lack of communication between the electronic transmission controller and the other modules in the car. CAN is Control Area Network, the line of communication between all...
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check engine light on 2002 325i bmw
Hi there: Anytime an error is detected it stores a trouble code in the ECU which illuminates the check engine light on your BMW. In order to determine what's causing issues, or causing the check engine light to illuminate, you'll...
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What causes play in the steering?
There are mechanical components inside the steering system that do tend to wear over time and you may notice a little extra play over a period of time. Usually this feeling comes from worn inner or outer tie rods. The...

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