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Hello Chris, Do you know how many Spark Plugs do I need to change on my 2008 BMW 750li?
This engine has eight cylinders with only one spark plug per cylinder. You have a total of eight spark plugs.
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Why do I keep getting a C0268 code in my 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe
Hello. Typically when you get this code it is because the pump is not functioning. Most of the time it is caused by the pump windings in the motor failing which will cause an improper voltage feedback which sets the...
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2009 Bmw 650i left driver side fog lamp and low beam malfunction...already replaced bulb but light not on in the headlamp
If the headlight circuit uses a ballast, or other control circuitry, the output of the circuit should be tested. If power to the bulb is verified, and is within the Factory Service Manual specification, then the bulb is defective. If...
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Can I add oil that is not the right brand but is still 5W-30 synthetic instead of Mobil 1 0W-40 or Valvoline 5W-30?
Hi there. Sure, you should be more than fine to add a different brand oil to top off your levels; especially if you're having the oil and filter replaced tomorrow.
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im replacing the upper control arms on my 09 chevy silverado...what brand is better than ac delco
Hi there. We always recommend OEM replacement parts when you're removing components that make up the suspension. AC Delco parts are GM certified, so I would highly recommend using them if you're not able to get the OEM parts. ...
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I got a code p0335 on my 2006 bmw 750I ...I replace crankshaft position sensir cicuit A and more codes pops out
Sometimes solving a series of codes can be like playing Whack-a-Mole. It might be because having one bad sensor can prevent the car from running some of it's self-check monitors. So you solve one problem, the monitors run and the...
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Car wont start even with jumper cables
It sounds like your battery is completly dead. This could have happened either because the battery is old and failed or because the alternator is not sufficiently charging the battery. This issue can be resolved in two different ways depending...
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My 2006 chevy crew cab rear passenger window will not go up. I don't think it is the motor. It seems to come off the channel.
Hi There, This is usually a problem with the power window motor, the regulator or the fuse unless the window has come off of the track. It is very difficult for the window to come off the track unless the...
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My 2007 bmw 750li, makes noise when I'm not pressing in the gas. The car indicated oil level was ok. What could causing the noise
Hi there. It really depends on what type of noise you are hearing that will determine what is causing the noise. If it's a constant ticking noise, it's possible your serpentine belt or the pulleys that drive that belt are...
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My truck keeps havi,g reduced engine power and saying service stability track,and traction control off. What could this be
You may have problem with the transmission or throttle control and will need to have the computer tested for fault codes that will point to the possible fault and lead to further testing to pinpoint the cause. You may have...
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Truck would not start this morning. 2011 Chevy Silverado. would not crank and service traction control came on. Help!
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the starter is not attempting to engage and turn over the engine, then you are likely not getting enough power to the starter due to a dead battery. You should try jump-starting the...
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BMW 650i 2006 started acting up: sometimes the AC doesn't blow cold air and the hot engine sign comes on.
Hi There, Overheating with the AC on is generally caused by a couple of possibilities. When the AC compressor is beginning to fail, this may incur an increased load on the motor as it works harder than usual to turn...
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Pete, I need valve cover gaskets and timing cover gaskets replaced, I have the gaskets / kits for all. Price please? Thanks, David
Hi there. Typically when the timing cover gasket is replaced, the cover itself should be replaced as well. To receive an estimate for this service, and the valve cover gasket, please click this link and enter your vehicle information and...
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My car wouldn't start so I had a local mechanic come out and he said it was the starter. It still wont start. 2006 BMW 750
Hi there. It sounds like the vehicle was not fixed right the first time. Most of the time this is caused by a failure in the control relay or in the transmission position sensor. It an also be the ignition...
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My chevy Tahoe 2005 is not able to move back or front. Is there a switch to be able to move the car back with no problem arising
Hi there. If you are unable to start your car, you can shift the automatic transmission into N (neutral) gear and release the emergency brake to move the vehicle if you need. In order to do this, you need to...
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A/C is not blowing when under 30mph
It sounds like 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...
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Change both motor mounts, I have the parts.
The book time to replace both engine mounts is 8.8 hours. The cost will depend on local labor rate per hour. The left side is 4.5 hours and right side is 6.5 by themselves but 8.8 together.
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How much to fix the parking break and abs
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information simultaneously to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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2001 silverado LS 1500 4.8 vortech, Power loss Under load, gradual exeleration weak,have to let off & floor it to
Hello there. It's quite possible that the torque converter could be wearing out. Usually when it begins to wear, it will slip quite a bit, causing a lack of acceleration. If you smell burned transmission fluid occasionally, it's like the...
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I need a new oil pump on my 2004 gmc yukon, I have low oil pressure, I recently changed the oil so I know oil level is good
Depending on how low the oil pressure drops to at idle, this may be normal. It is normal for the oil pressure to be much lower at idle (~20 psi) depending on the thickness of your oil and the temperature....

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