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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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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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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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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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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...
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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...
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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 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...
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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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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...
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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 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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