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P0170 and P0173, I have changed the MAF and Both sensors. Now my car does not start.
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I have a 280Z and I want to swap an engine with a 1UZ-FE. How much will it cost to swap?
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Getting fuel, spark, compression, air still no start
Hello, thank you for writing in. Considering you have taken on a lot of the main components all at once, you should take a moment to go back through the entire project thus far to make sure everything was done...
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Hi. there is oil in my coolant of a 1995 280C Mercedes? How bad is the news?
Oil and coolant travel through separate passageways in the head and block. Wherever there is a potential cross-over, such as at the cylinder head gasket, or through a crack in the block or head, you can get mixing of the...
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I have a 97bmw528i And i fixed my air intake boot on it and drove fine for that day next day the car would barely move the more I
Code P0730 is linked to the problem you are describing. Therefore, it's worth ruling in or out the typical causes of code P0730 which include dirty transmission fluid, low fluid, blocked filter, broken mechanical components within transmission, internal blockage in...
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How much to replace an automatic transmission to a manual
The PCM and TCM that you presently have are incompatible with a manual transmission. The PCM hardware and some engine controls, particularly relating to idle speed and electronic "dashpot", would be different too. The only way you could reliably do...
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Motor won't rev past 3,000rpm
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Clutch not fully engaging.
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My bmw won't start
You may have caused the theft system to lock out the start circuit. Try to close and lock the car and come back in an hour and unlock and try to restart the car. If still no start then you...
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Clunking noise from the center column when turning right and accelerating out of the turn
You're right, the center support shouldn't respond only to right turns, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be checked. Your car is old enough to be having issues with the driveshaft as well as the rear sub-frame mounts, differential mount...
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My battery light came on, power steering went out, & overheated 1997 BMW 528i
Hello - I believe the serpentine belt, which drives the alternator, power steering pump, and water pump, failed. This caused all of the symptoms you describe. I recommend a serpentine belt replacement performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as...
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My truck will not open anymore at all and then I put the key it won't twist ether?
It could be that you have a lock actuator that is jammed. The actuators can operate the locks, but are also moved by the key in the lock. when they become jammed everything just stops working. There isn't much that...
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How much would it cost to buy a starter for a 1998 BMW 528i
Hi there. To request an estimate for a new starter and to be installed in your BMW, please click this link to the service page. Once on the page, you can click the Get a Quote button and we'll send...
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I have a 1996 benz c280 care needs throttle body actuator have problems getting this in jamaica
Hello, it is unfortunate you are having issues find parts. You may want to try cleaning the throttle itself, cleaning the idle air control valve, and making sure the air filter and housing is clean. Make sure the throttle actuator's...
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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...
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BMW 528i 2000 (E39) fault codes P1523 and P1397
The vehicle should be inspected and diagnosed first hand but I can tell you broadly that if the seals on the VANOS system are original they should be replaced due to the age and mileage you are reporting. Camshaft position...
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My abs and traction lights on and wont shift into gears
It is possible that your transmission can be malfunctioning. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine the exact cause of this issue. If your transmission is stuck in the lower gears, this can...
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I torqued the axle nut on my 1996 BMW 328i to the spec of an M3 and want to know if I may have damaged the axle in some way.
Hi Marvin. Thanks for contacting us today. The main cause of over-torquing is using an impact or air wrench. However, the majority of damage occurs when the torqued component is in use, develops heat then cools. In your situation, catching...

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