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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...
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...
Where are there vacume hoses on a 95 Benz c280
Hi Samantha. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several vacuum hoses on a 1995 Mercedes-Benz C280; with most of them located on top and behind the throttle body. If a vacuum line was damaged or not correctly attached, it...
Too much oil
Too much motor oil in the motor can actually cause substantial damage if not properly corrected due to the amount of pressure this puts on seals and the motor's ability to move the oil through the engine properly and efficiently....
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...
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...
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...
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...
00 bmw 328i installed new fuel pump & fuel filter no fuel getting to fuel filter hear pump comes on & off
Hi there. In most cases when this happens, it's due to the fuel pump not being properly primed, fuel pump relay being faulty, a poor ground wire connection or the fuel filter being installed backwards. I would recommend verifying the...
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...
My 1997 BMW 328i is leaking hydraulic fluid from where the bellhousing unit bolts to the transmission?
The hydraulic fluid is probably from the hydraulic clutch lines, the clutch cylinder and/or fittings. To get the source of the leak pinpointed and repaired, a clutch system inspection/diagnostic is recommended. If you request that service, the responding certified mechanic...
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...
I have a mercedes c280 and the ac control module started releasing smoke as soon as we turn on the car. It had a burning smell. Af
Hi there. What you have described is not a normal 'symptom' of AC system failure. It's possible that an electrical relay has been damaged or perhaps some debris (like paper or a leaf) has found its way into the AC...
Wondering to buy a 2000 bmw 528i with a broken driver side sway bar link and a bad starter for 500 dollars
Hi there. The problem with this types of repairs is that often, multiple suspension components are also likely damaged. If you're going to purchase a car for $500, it's likely that other serious engine problems exist as well. I would...
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...
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...
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...
would like to speak to mechanic Pardeep
Hi Richard. Thanks for sending in the question today. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department. They'll have to look up your information and appointment to get ahold of the notes and follow through with your...
I replaced the fan clutch, radiator and thermostat due to overheating, but now the car shakes and white smoke coming from exhaust.
It sounds like you may possibly have a blown cylinder head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause a misfire and potentially compression leaks from...
I have a 1997 BMW 528i it would ostart when it gets jumped . I have now put it a new battery and alternator. It cranked for about
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...

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