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BMW stalled while driving, won't start 1999 BMW 528i
Hello - your symptoms suggest a blown head gasket, or overheating episode - somewhat common to BMW 6-cylinder engines with 100K+ miles on the clock. IF this is the cause, it is repairable, without replacing the engine. Other damage may...
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Stalling issue and wont start for 30 mins.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated...
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P0170 and P0173, I have changed the MAF and Both sensors. Now my car does not start.
P0170 and 173 indicate that your fuel mixture is off. The ECU tries to compensate, but the error is so large that it cant make the correction. It can be caused by a Mass Air Flow sensor, but there could...
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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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I have a 280Z and I want to swap an engine with a 1UZ-FE. How much will it cost to swap?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of swapping an engine out on a 1976 Nissan 280Z.
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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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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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Parking brake light stays off in Up/Down lever position
Hi there. The ABS light typically comes on when an error code is detected in the system. The parking brake light should come on when the parking brake is engaged. If this light does not come on, it is commonly...
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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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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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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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