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I replaced my camshaft sensor and it's leaking oil from under it
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car shakes when put on brakes. is that rosters or pads? gonna need to get it fixed regardless
Vibration and/or shaking on application of the brakes is often due to faulty rotors (warped, or irregularly worn). If the rotors are replaced, of course the brake pads will have to be replaced as well. The recommended services to request...
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My BMW 535xi when start at in the morning my car shake have to warm up around 5-10mins
Hi there. If your engine shakes for about 5 to 10 minutes upon your initial start of the day, it's not normal. In most cases, this is caused by either a faulty cold start injector, clogged or dirty fuel injectors...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
It sounds like you may have a weak battery (as indicated by the key not being recognized by the vehicle when in range) or potentially a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal...
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The oil temperature remains at 140F
Hi there. In most cases where the temperature gauge is not working, it's due to an electrical issue; either a blown fuse or an engine temperature sensor is not working correctly. It would be a good idea to have a...
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Looking to buy used BMW, but...
If you are purchasing any vehicle with a model year of 2009 or newer, I would recommend getting a vehicle with a low of miles as you can within your price range. The lowest mileage usually indicates a better vehicle...
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Check Engine Light NOT coming on during start-up
When you turn on the key, the check engine light should be on, this is a bulb check function. As you know, the check engine light has to be working to pass inspection. The bulb may be out, or it...
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Radiator fan very loud 2012 BMW X5
Hello - for virtually all modern cars, setting the heater/AC controls on any position that utilizes the air conditioning compressor (i.e. defrost), the auxiliary fan for the radiator is automatically turned on to increase airflow over the AC condenser coil...
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I have a 2008 BMW 335i battery died. I have been told I need to have it mated or registered to my electrical system to prevent ove
Hi there. This video is a pretty good tutorial on removing and replacing the battery on your 335i. You may have to reset the electrics on the vehicle, which this video shows how to accomplish this step. There is no...
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CV Joint Change instead of the wheel hub assembly.
Customer wants to change the information from having a wheel hub assembly replacement changed to a CV Joint / CV Shaft replaced on the set up page.
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Control Arms or CV Axle?
Typically when a CV axle has failed, it will cause a clicking sound either when the vehicle is accelerating or when the vehicle is being turned depending on which joint of the CV axle has failed. A failed CV axle...
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Overheating
Based on your report, you have that unenviable circumstance where a fault has multiple causes. That is, you are indicating that the thermostat replacement did offer a partial resolution but obviously not a complete one. Of course, you do want...
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Just drained/replaced coolant and now the temp gauge doesn't work
Some vehicles have air purge points that must be opened when coolant is re-filled. If you don't open the purge points to force the air out as you add coolant in, air can get trapped in cooling passageways and that...
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Exhaust System
Hello, thank you for writing in. The choice you make when deciding on an exhaust system upgrade are going to completely depend on what you are looking to achieve with it. You are correct that there are a choices in...
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Intermittent random faults showing up on dash and I drive system. One at a time. Mainly transmission error and lighting system err
Hello. When it comes to power issues while driving, it is typically related to the charging system in some way. A miscommunication with the battery would effect the performance. Before getting too technical, start with the simple stuff. Check the...
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What is the price range to reset and/or reprogram the computer?
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost to reset or reprogram a ECM (computer) for a 2008 Volvo S80 with a L6-3.0L turbo engine.
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A/C control messed up.
The system is controlled electronically and consequently the controller is a possibility. But, to condemn the controller, there is a long sequence of diagnostic steps (from the Factory Service Manual) that have to be performed. Typically, in diagnostics of this...
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Got wheels 19x9 245/35r19 front 19x10 275/30r19 back would that damage my transmission
I can't say with absolute certainty that transmission damage will or will not occur, but you may see some issues.The difference in rolling diameter between front and rear tires can effect the 4 wheel drive transfer case.You can also wind...
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Oil drain bolt leaking
Hi there. Unfortunately, these things do happen as the oil drain plug is removed and installed many times during the life a vehicle. Was there a drain plug gasket on the drain plug you installed? If not, this will definitely...
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After starting my car, the secondary fan suddenly turns on now, and a few minutes later, appears to be overheating. 2011 BMW 740i
Hello - the possibly "false overheating" symptoms you are experiencing may be caused by a faulty thermostat, which is electric, and linked to the engine management software on this engine. If the thermostat is sticking closed, the engine would overheat...

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