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My car reports that there is a height adjustment system probl
Hi there. There are several BMW X5 models that have a rear air suspension system that has multiple sensors that monitor the system and report when any portion of this system faulty or damaged. One of the systems is the...
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P04042. In 328i bmw. 2009 how can a fixed
P0402 means the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve is flowing too much recirculated exhaust gas when it is commanded to open the flow of exhaust gas into the intake manifold. A consequence is the engine could be running rough if...
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EDC MALFUNCTION
Hi there. The EDC is referred to as the Electronic Damper Control. The (EDC) automatically or manually adjusts each damper to suit the driving conditions meaning you enjoy outstanding comfort along with the best in BMW on-road safety. EDC reduces...
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I have a 2006 BMW X5. my brakes just started grinding. Do I need to get them done now or can I wait for a few days
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is difficult to say how bad the issue is without doing further inspections on the brake system. The grinding may be coming from something stuck in the brakes (between the caliper and the...
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Water pump/thermostat
Hi there. Yes - anytime you replace a water pump, it is recommended to replace the thermostat on your BMW. In most cases, when the water pump fails, the thermostat is soon to follow. Replacing them at the same time...
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Loosing engine oil sometime 1 qt in 7 days. 2908 Bmw 328i. Average cost to repair?
Hi...there are many, many averages that apply here because it is not known exactly where the source of the leak is. Just as a for instance, if the leaking oil is coming out the front crankshaft seal, and there are...
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I have a 2007 BMW 328XI and noticed that I was experiencing a load grinding noise when reversing and occasionally when turning. I
Hello, thank you for writing in. Without inspecting the vehicle, there is no way of knowing how badly the vehicle is damaged, nor how extensive the damage is. With that being said, the steering linkage and suspension are both susceptible...
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Car is running sluggish
Hi Steve, It sounds like you may have a vent valve solenoid problem that may be causing the fuel tank not to vent properly or potentially a leak in the evap system. The most common problem with the vent valve...
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My car overheated and then eventually died. Now it wont crank and I have coolant all over my engine
Based on your description the engine was overheating and the overheating was accompanied by a large coolant leak. Please note that coolant leaks can be either a cause or a CONSEQUENCE of overheating. Therefore, once the leak is repaired, your...
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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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My engine coolant light is coming on and after hitting a pot hole my thermostat light pops on, and after a few miles car run hot
Hi there. It is quite possible that you may have damaged the radiator when hitting the pot hole. Although there are protective shields located under the radiator itself, they are typically very thin and made of plastic in most cases....
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After putting new tires on my 2010 128i convertible there is a noticeable shake in the steering wheel. Tires have been balanced a
Unless severely warped, brake rotors will rarely cause a vibration when the brakes are not applied so I wouldn't thing they would be the cause of your issue. I would lean towards the tires and/or wheels. Even if a tire/wheel...
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Low coolant
Hi There, If you are referring to the check engine light that looks like a half full engine, this is related to the low coolant indicator as you have indicated. The reason the engine shut off may be that the...
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Im searching for an exhaust/muffler but dont know what all i need to order. i have a stock 2011 bmw 328i sedan and need help.
Hello there. You might want to direct your question to an online forum of BMW car owners and performance shops; as we only offer OEM service, repair and maintenance recommendations; and not an aftermarket upgrade as you're seeking.
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My BMW won't turn, I just hear click, click and the fuel pump grinding after push Start button? Do you have experience work with B
Hello, thank you for writing in. You may have drained the battery while you were working with the shifter. If this is the case, you need to charge the battery, jump start the vehicle, or replace the battery. If the...
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Brake rubbing rim 2006 BMW 325i
Hello - the basic issue is "something changed". You don't indicate what was serviced with this repair (brake pads, new brake calipers, tire rotation, wheel swap, wheel space left out, etc.), but whatever the case, something is different. A wheel...
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How much will it cost me to replace a oil pan gasket?
The gasket itself is less than $50 and it looks like if you have the N52 engine, it could take in the neighborhood of 8 hours (roughly) to remove and replace. There is quite a bit of disassembly; for example,...

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