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Door locks
Hi There, This is often related to a malfunctioning door lock actuator, a blown fuse or a faulty power door lock switch. When you use the door lock switch in the car it sends a signal to a relay which...
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The car place told me there was nothing wrong with my car, and the next day it overheats again, what is going on?
It sounds like you may possibly have a failing cylinder head gasket again. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire or oil leaking from the engine could all...
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I live in Houston TX. Don't have alot of money and don't want to do car payments. Is buying a BMW 328I with 165k for $4500 a bad i
Hi there. I think if you're looking for reliability and dependability, your $4,500 investment could be better spent than a BMW with 165,000 miles. It's typically around 150,000 miles that a vehicle tends to show signs of major component failure....
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Where is the expansion valve on a bmw 530i please.
Typically, you must access the expansion valve by going under the air plenum housing through the passenger side of the firewall (where the carbon filter is located for the cabin). It is about a 10-15 minute job to get to...
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Buzzing noise when turn my fan to a certain setting and sometimes when start car
This may be a sign of a faulty blower motor. As you might know, these have electric motors in them that wear out over time and will begin to make squeaking or grinding noises as the bearings begin to wear...
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When I turn my air to different positions, it doesn't move. Only stays on the front setting
Hi there. Usually when this occurs, it's caused by the switch being broke, or an electrical relay that sends the signal from the switch to the blower motor valves - which direct the flow of air into certain areas of...
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Late upshift when engine is cold
Many newer automatic transmissions have temperature-sensors in them that, on a stone-cold start, restrict normal shift to only the lower (or non-overdrive gears) until the engine coolant and transmission fluid reach a certain level which in many engines, is around...
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Hi Dave, I'm planning to buy.a 2011 328i with 92k miles but I'm really hesitant because I don't know how much it will cost me in t
Hi there. I actually have a 2009 BMW 128i with 108,000 miles and I love it. The biggest issue for me that came up was a front oil seal was leaking, which was rather tedious to replace, but once it...
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2011 528i ticking noise when turning steering wheel L or R , is that normal?
Hi there. On some of the heavier BMW's, a slight ticking noise when turning extreme to either side (meaning all the way) is common. It really depends on what and where the ticking noise is appearing which would determine if...
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2011 328 replace oil pan
Hi there. The oil pan on your 328i is located on the bottom of the engine, as it collects oil dripping from upper components that require lubrication. To request an estimate to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your...
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Slow coolant loss
Put a clean sheet of paper or cardboard under the car when you park it at the end of your day and check it the next morning for spots. You may or may not see something helpful. If not, sometimes...
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I have a 2007 BMW 328xi and sometimes I have to put the key in a few time to push to start the car
There is a module in your car that communicates with your key before allowing you to start the car. It may be having trouble recognizing your key. It could be a problem with the key, or a problem with the...
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My brakes just got replaced and my brake and abs lights are on the dash and still it makes load noises when I apply the breaks
Brake noise can be due to use of non-OEM materials (brake pads and shims) and, as well, failure to either properly re-surface the brake rotor or replace the brake rotor if the rotor is too worn. In addition, when brake...
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My BMW 2010 528i squeaks as I drive. It's not the breaks. Other than suspension could it be something else?
Hi there When you hear constant squeaking sounds coming from a vehicle, it's typically due to suspension that is wearing out, or steering stabilizer bar bushings worn out as well. On my 2008 128i I had a similar issue at...
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My serpenting belt broke and i drove my car to a street, replaced the belt but now car wont start and its leaking oil from filter
Hi there. The broken serpentine belt shouldn't have damaged your oil filter housing or the filter itself, so it's likely that is an existing issue. In regards to why the car won't start now, it's possible that while you were...
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2006 BMW oil filter gasket keeps breaking and oil leaks from oil filter. Oil leaks only after starting car in morning. PCV valve?
Hi There, It sounds like you may need to replace the oil cap o-ring. If you haven't done this before there are two O-rings to replace; a small green one on the base of the filter cap stem and the...
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Whats antifeeze better in bmw e61, g11 or g12?
Antifreeze for the vehicle needs to be safe for aluminum radiators or you will have problems of corrosion and metal damage if it is not safe for use in the aluminium radiator cores and heater cores. When you purchase the...
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Hey. Whats type of antifreeze depends in bmw e61?
The antifreeze should be ethylene glycol long. The fluid should be for aluminium radiators and engine compartments. Engine take 11.6 quarts total from empty.
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My serpentine belt has come off(not broken) my 330xi 2001 BMW, first started the car and sounded really rough then smoke came out
You should check each pulley and tensioner or component driven by the belt to see if one of the components are seized that caused the belt to come off. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to come to you...
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Wheel bearing replacement
The front wheel bearings would need to be replaced with the front hub assembly unless you have the very specialized puller and press tools to remove and install the bearings. It is recommended to replace hub and bearing as an...

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