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95 325i overheats, no leaks under load,radiator and water pump replaced 5500 miles ago on 65000 mile engine
Hi Jonathan. Thanks for contacting us today. Most of the time, an overheating problem like this is caused by an obstruction of debris in the heater core or somewhere in the cooling lines. Overtime, engine sludge will develop inside the...
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Someone is selling a 2001 BMW 5281 for 800.00 what do u think
As with any used vehicle purchase you should always get a pre-purchase inspection to see if the vehicle has major mechanical problems. A vehicle over 16 years old is going to have some problems and without an inspection like one...
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Head gasket blown.
If the gasket alone is damaged, it can be replaced. However, prior to replacement, the possibility of other engine damage has to be considered and that will depend on why the gasket blew. Also, replacement of the gasket with the...
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What I actually have is the O2 sensor housing is stripped out. I believe this is a one piece unit in this vehicle? Does this make
Hi Steven. Thanks for writing in today. If your O2 sensor is stripped out and you need to have it re-threaded, you'll need to consult or contact a local machine shop - as this is a service our mobile mechanics...
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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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Where is the air Intake temperature sensor located in a325i 2005 v6
The sensor is installed into the intake manifold. You will see a 2 wire connector plug to the sensor and the plug is retained by a spring steel wire clip. Generally, these sensors can be tested. If you were brought...
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2001 bmw 325ci E46. 180,000+ Miles. Went out this morning in the snow to an appointment. Everything fine. Car won’t start now.
It is possible that your starter or alternator may have failed. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine if these parts are functioning properly. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home...
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Passenger side windows, both front and back, will not roll down
You may be having an electrical wiring issue that goes to the rear door and your child safety lock may be engaged so you cannot open from inside either. I suggest you have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic test...
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Changing shock absorbers
Hi Khaled. Thanks for contacting us today. Replacing shocks and struts on a vehicle follows three basic rules or best practices. First, you should always replace shocks in pairs on the same axle of front wheel drive and rear wheel...
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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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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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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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BMW 323i 99 expansion tank don't connect don't know what to do
Hopefully, you have the old tank. If so, compare the dimensions of the new fitting that you are having trouble with to the old (original) fitting. You are right in speculating that there might be a fit issue with the...
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I have an 88 bmw 325i convertible and i runs rough when im at a stop light it sounds like it wants to stall also happens while acc
It is possible that the rat could be the cause of the engine running rough. It is also possible that another issue could exist. I would recommend having your fuel and ignition system inspected by a qualified professional to determine...
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Gutted bmw E30
To register the vehicle, all lighting that it was equipped with at the factory must be in place and operational. As in most jurisdictions, Maryland's safety inspection, required prior to titling and registering a used car, requires an inspection of...

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