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My car is Shaking prior to that my car said I needed 1 quart of oil
If your indicator just came on saying you needed a quart of oil, you probably haven't done any damage. Most cars can run for a long time while a quart low. But you don't want to ignore this, especially with...
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Car overheated and now it's shutting off. It cranks but won't start.
Hi there. If the coolant leaks out too much, the computer will see this from the coolant temperature and coolant level sensors and shut off the engine to prevent any damage to the engine. Check for the coolant leaks and...
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How would i know that i need to replace the vanos?
The VANOS is a variable camshaft timing system that uses engine oil pressure to change the camshaft position. The VANOS solenoid is an electrically operated valve that diverts oil pressure to the correct devices under certain conditions. Usually the first...
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Spotty / Sputtering Acceleration
At 60 thousand miles, your car should have had a major service that includes inspecting a lot of the parts that may be suspect. Spark plugs, filters, vacuum lines, would normally be checked and the problem might be located then....
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I think my front axel needs replacement
It could be that you need to replace an axle, but don't stop looking at the tires yet. Axles usually manifest with a popping noise on sharp turns before they get so bad that they can be felt in the...
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I have a 05' 330XI that will not move into gears. Tried putting it in neutral but still wont move.
The noise that you heard was from the transmission area. Check to see if the driveshaft has come apart or if the tail shaft has broken. If there is nothing wrong with the driveshaft or tail shaft, then the one...
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DSC, ABS, Handbrake Light Stays On
Based on your description of the problem, I would guess that you have a bad wheel speed sensor or a tone ring that is jammed up with rust. The tone ring is a ring on the wheel hub with slots...
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My car won't rev or accelerate
Hello there. If you press down on your accelerator pedal and the engine will not rev at all, this is typically the indication of a damaged throttle linkage or throttle body component. On an older Mercedes-Benz, the throttle is not...
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My car jerks when it almost comes to a complete stop
Hello, What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by...
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Car over heated didn't turn on now it did it's a misfire
Hi there. When an engine overheats, boiling hot coolant and steam vent from the radiator cap and can cause electrical connections to fuel injectors and other ignition system components. This is most likely what is causing the misfiring issue. If...
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Code P0036
Hi There, This is related to the heating mechanism in the oxygen sensor after the catalytic converter. This can be caused by a bad wire that may be corroded or potentially a faulty ground. This should not impact the running...
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How often does a 2011 BMW 328i really need to get oil changed? My light has come back on at under 5,000 miles. 2011 BMW 328i
Hi - the # of miles between oil and filter changes is perhaps the 2nd longest running discussion since someone said "My car is faster than your car!". Driving conditions: clean air/dusty, freeway/city stop-and-go, long drives vs 3 minute "around...
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What are all the parts that go with fuel pump replacement. Strainer, sending unit, gaskets, Orings, plate of some sort.
Unless you purchase a new one from a dealer you may not get kits that look like the factory one. If the new can still be purchased. You should go with the kit that comes with the strainer, pump, hose...
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I currently have a 2008 BMW X3 3.0 si. It has the BMW business stereo in it. This morning I went to go leave for work and the stereo stopped working.
First check the fuse to the stereo and see if its burned. If the fuse is burned, replace the fuse and check the wiring on the radio and see if there is anything loose. If the fuse is good, then...
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I'm Looking at a BMW 328i (2007) to buy.
Most cars are pretty trouble free for about 100K. After that, things start to happen. Aside from the regular maintenance, you will see the occasional check engine light and find out you need to replace things like Oxygen sensors, or...
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My hazard light came on by itself in my car I have a 98 lexus GS300 all other lights working it went off for a while but came back
Hello, This may suggest you have an internal wiring problem, a short or possibly a faulty flasher relay that may be causing your hazard lights to come on intermittently. The flasher is an electrical component that allows the lights to...
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How do I fix a P0016 code for a 2009 bmw 328i
Hi there. The P0016 OBD-II trouble code indicates that the camshaft position sensor for bank 1 does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. In some cases it can cause the symptoms you are experiencing. You might...
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2010 BMW 528i - Having lean codes and P00bc for air flow too low. Smoke coming from the exhaust. Is it a CCV problem?
Hi There, This code is a generic code relating to the mass air flow sensor indicating that there is a lean air/fuel mixture. This can happen when the mass air flow sensor is dirty or faulty. I would suggest having...
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Can I buy a Battery for my 2011 BMW 328i from anywhere and IF so would I need to take it to BMW to reprogram it?
There is only one battery approved for replacement into this car and is only at the dealer and then will need to be programmed into the computer at the dealer only. If you put in the wrong or not approved...
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My car has a problem starting but the check engine light is off. It drives smooth but cuts off when I stop at stop signs.
Hi There, You may have a dirty or faulty idle control valve. The idle control valve is a unit that reads the air intake into the engine and relays vital information to the computer which then uses this information to...

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