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I just got my 99 BMW 528i back had a transmission put in was running fine but out of nowhere when I put it in gear it's stallin
Stalling can be caused by a number of issues. A vacuum leak can be a cause. If during the repairs, a vacuum line was left loose or the air intake tube was cracked/damaged. Too much air can effect the air...
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Suspension replacement
YourMechanic is a mobile service, for your convenience, so the mechanic can perform the required repairs right at your location. For strut installation, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's strut replacement service page. Follow a similar procedure for...
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My 99 bmw 328i has a jerk, it was jerking really bad before my fiance changed the sparks and did an oil change. I
The windows can be repaired if you request a window regulator/track inspection. For door lock issues, please request door locking system diagnostic/repair. The engine operating condition problem you are having should be diagnosed as a possible misfire although the mechanic...
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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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When i turn the ignition on and accelerate, the traction light comes on and almost immediately the Engine managmemnt light comes o
Hello. It's quite possible that a speed sensor or other transmission sensor might be causing this fault; as these two components typically trigger those warning lights to illuminate. However, it's also probable that an internal transmission issue is the source...
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1997 BMW 328i: Radiator Blades broke, Coolant splattered all over the engine bay. I can't locate a leak.
Hi there. If the leak cannot be found then some dye should be added to the coolant as that can assist with finding the leak. A pressure test can also be done to find the leak. Most of the time...
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i have 96 bmw 328i evap solenoid that has .63 volts when key on then drops to .2 when engine running. If dme controls the voltage
Most of the solenoids operate on either 12 or 5 volts. The solenoid should have power to it with the engine running, and the ECU will ground the negative terminal when it decides its time to open the valve. So...
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The car has a cracked head. 1996 BMW 328i
Hi there - unfortunately, an engine swap is not a service YourMechanic.com is able to offer at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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Coolant leaking
Hi There, The water pump is certainly a good possibility since it is near the front of the motor. Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear a bit of a whining sound combined with the pump...
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I have a coolnt hose leaking just under the intake manifold, average cost to repair? 2000 528i
Hi there. To receive a price estimate for this service, please click this link to the radiator hose repair service page. Once you click the Get a Quote blue button on that page, enter your vehicle information and submit. Once...
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Rear differential maks sound is it too late to change oil ?
If you have a standard differential, 75W-90 gear oil that meets BMW requirements is required. If you have a limited slip differential you have to use 75W-140. Both of these multi-viscosity oils are fine for high operating temperatures. It is...
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My 1997 328i bmw has a leak is over heating and wont idle properly sometimes it wont even start now.
Hi there. In most cases, when an engine overheats, it creates a lot of heat and possibly steam to develop under the hood of the vehicle. This can, and often does, damage electrical harnesses, connections and other sensors; that must...
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Motor won't rev past 3,000rpm
It sounds like you may have a crankshaft position sensor that may be on the verge of failing. A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is...
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Clutch not fully engaging.
When it is hard to shift, the clutch may be damaged. When the clutch pedal goes to the floor, either the slave cylinder return spring comes off, the slave cylinder breaks open a leak, or the clutch release bearing collapse...
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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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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 328is 1999 cranks but won't start 1999 BMW 328is
Sometimes you can overheat and get away with it, depending on how far the car was driven while it was too hot. If the car was driven hot until it shut off, you could have some serious engine damage. But...

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