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My engine light is on, has increased emissions and reduced power, and car also shakes
Hello, thanks for writing in. The coolant temperature code can be due to low coolant or a failure in the thermostat. Most of the time this is a thermostat issue. As for the misfire problem, it is common for one...
Car shut off while in gear and car wouldn't move 2013 BMW M5
Hello. I have seen quite a few alternator issues on this car that will cause this. I have seen the alternators on this car charge extremely high or low and cause the voltage change to force the module to turn...
Engine malfunction light, reduced engine power, engine powered down
Hi there. There are a lot of things that can cause this on your 2012 BMW M5. I usually start by scanning the computer for codes to see what comes up. If there are not codes then I load test...
Electronic door lock/unlock can't be unlocked from inside car
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by a malfunction in the door lock switch. I have seen the switch short internally and cause this. I have also seen the control module for the locks fail, keeping them from...
Car not on, wipers/horn sounded, smoke and fire started
Hello. Wow, that's sounds like a scary situation. If anything aftermarket has been added to this vehicle, then that may be the problem. Many people do not know the right way to add electronics to this kind of car. If...
On right turn, car's engine shut down without warning
Hi there. There are some common issues with this vehicle that will cause this. Most of the time, if it occurs only when turning, it is because of a bad connection at the battery or at one of the control...
I have a 2013 BMW M5 41.5kmi on it: is it necessary to replace rotors when replacing brake pads?
Thanks for writing in about your BMW M5. The rotors should be checked to be correct thickness. They should only be replaced if they're damaged or below the minimum thickness. If you're unsure if you're rotors need to be replaced,...

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