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I.changed my coils and spark plugs on bmw 328! My car is shaking
Hi Wendy. Thanks for contacting us tonight. After these repairs are completed, 80% of the time, this symptom is caused by the spark plug wires being connected to the wrong plugs, a vacuum line that is loose or an electrical...
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I am planning to buy a 2011 BMW 328i with 80k miles, 1 owner and automatic transmission. How much should I pay for it?
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...
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brake pedal position sensor malfunction came up as a code PO120 since the check engine light was on my 2002 Lexus GS300.
Trouble code P0120 relates primarily to malfunctions in the throttle position sensor, located in the throttle body, and/or circuitry and wiring to the sensor. Standard practice is to measure the voltage leaving the sensor at various throttle plate angles (the...
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First my trac off light when on. brakes were barely working and car was shaking both at 10mph or less and when idle. what's wrong
I would recommend removing the fuse for your ABS system. This should cause the ABS light to come on. When the ABS light is on the ABS system will not work. Then drive the vehicle and see if the fault...
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Q: Leak in the front passenger side under the hood
When you say a leak you would need to see what the fluid is first since this is where the condensate water from the a/c would drip down. If it is clear water then this is the case and is...
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Car jerk when at 1 RPM while stopping
If the engine RPM doesn't change during this jerk, or "transition", it is more likely that the cause is rough or abrupt downshifting. Engine RPM can be logged using a scan tool and your car may be new enough that...
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very loud squealing sound about 15 minutes after driving
Well, if you've removed the belt and still get the noise, that eliminates most of the normal causes like alternators and idler pulleys. I doubt it has anything to do with the water in the cooling system although you absolutely...
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When I turn the car on a cold start the rpm goes up and down a tad bit at the same time the engine starts to shake
You may be feeling the a/c cycling too fast and may have a leak or problem with the a/c system. This is cause for noise when you turn off the car ad hear the hissing noise. You will need to...
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While I was driving the car felt like it went into neutral even though it was still in drive.
Sounds like the automatic transmission might be failing. The mileage and age are about right. If there is a dipstick, you can check the fluid yourself, but many cars made after the late 1990,s don't even have a dipstick you...
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I went to shop and theyve replaced my cat converter and trying to get back my old one that theyve pulled and they told me they can
Hi Paul. Thanks for contacting us today. In many US states, there are regulations about the proper disposal of mechanical parts that are potentially hazardous. The catalytic converter is one of these parts. So, I would agree with the mechanic...
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on my bmw the engine malfunction light came on plus the warning message engine malfunction reduced engine power displayed and sin
You will need to have the computer scanned for failure codes since there may be over 100 possible codes that will point to the cause of the problem. You will then have a better idea why the vehicle will not...
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valve cover gasket warranty for cracked valve cover
Unless you could prove that the mechanic cracked the valve cover and it was not already cracked before they did the gasket. This would be hard to prove since it may take a few months for a leak to show...
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Car is shaking on idle on a cold start
Hi Imperia. Thanks for contacting us today. As fuel system components age and are continually used, they will begin to clog with carbon deposits from fuel. When this occurs, they essentially become like clogged arteries, and can lead to fuel...
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I the 2011 BMW 328I recently changed the radiator and fan and put in the wrong coolant.
Using the wrong coolant shouldn't have any short-term effects like that. The consequences of using the wrong coolant usually relate to seal and head gasket failures over a long period and if you have replaced it, everything should be fine....
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Car Kind of jolts or jerks right when coming to a complete stop.
The transmission shift points can be checked to see if the transmission is causing the jerking or it is caused by the brakes. A scanner can monitor the shift points to see if the transmission has sticking shift solenoids or...
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My car stop cranking over
With a fully charged battery in good condition, and the immobilizer (security) system off - check to be sure the immobilizer is not activated - if the starter motor does not operate at that point, there are only two possibilities:...
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Your mechanic come and replace oil for my BMW X5, but the car said the oil is below minimal, how to do that?
Hi Tony. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes directly after the oil is changed, the oil warning light will illuminate. If it does not clear up within the next day or so, then I would recommend adding one quart of...
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When the car is in idle it vibrates and rpms move up and down when idle.
What you are describing is a category of inconsistent idle. The underlying fault may exist at higher engine speed but the effect is masked at those higher speeds. Among the potential underlying causes are vacuum leaks, EGR system malfunctions, malfunctioning...
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Car: 2008 BMW 328i - 2 days ago I accidentally drove right over a speed bump, it was loud. Immediatly the car started to make a
The noise you are describing is marked and thus the origin will be obvious to a mechanic on inspection. There may be evidence of direct impact for instance. Among the components closest to the ground are exhaust system components. The...
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I have a check engine light and it reads code p1727 on a bmw 2008 328i convertible
OBD-II diagnostic trouble codes do not and, indeed, cannot identify failed parts. Once you have a trouble code in hand, what you have to do is perform a diagnostic. In the course of that diagnostic individual parts are tested often...

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