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Automatic transmission issues 2001 BMW X5
Hello - I would first check the wiring connector at the transmission for good contact and secure connection, and fuses for the transmission controller. It is possible that an internal speed sensor in the transmission has failed. I would recommend...
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Hi, I have a 2003 bmw X5 3.0i petrol. 2 problems. 1. abs trifecta lights on, when i plug in my own (cheap) diagnostic tool it onl
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The code for your BMW P1619 is referring to the thermostat sensor. Check the thermostat sensor harness for an debris, looseness, and corrosion. If the sensor looks good, then the thermostat needs replaced...
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Is the air intake system part of the engine?
Hi there. The intake boots on cars can crack/tear at anytime given age and mileage. This is simply a fact of the part. Was there a proper inspection done prior to the engine repair? During the next diagnosis? There is...
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Code p2402 evapotative emission system leak detection pump control circuit high.
In many cases a control circuit code will point out a problem with the device in the description which is the leak detection pump assembly in this case. The evaporative emissions system should be checked for any air leaks or...
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When an engine is replaced should it include a new intake boot or air intake system? Or is that separate?
The intake hose and any external component of the engine is not included in an engine swap replacement unless it is listed to be replaced as a separate item to be replaced.
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My suv wont start. It shows DSC malfunction and 4x4 problems.
The DME relay is a dual relay that powers the fuel system. This relay is typically located in the fuse box located inside of the ECU compartment. There will be several locations in the vehicle that will house fuses and...
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My car's windshield wiper only works sometimes
Hello. Most of the time on this vehicle the reason why the wipers stop working is because of the park sensor for the wipers. This detects the position of the wipers and that is used for operation. If the sensor...
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Smoke in the early morning and when putting high force on the accelerator. Was told it was the PCV valve.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, your vehicle smokes in the early morning and gas tank gets empty faster and this could be PCV related. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve's job, is to remove combustion gases...
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Key fob reprogramming
Hi there. Take the key fob with the new battery and hold it against the marked spot on the right side of the steering column and then start the engine. That is how to setup the key fob. If for...
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Check Engine Light is on and I am getting codes P2600, P22aa, and P24aa
Hello. The codes you have provided are related to the engine and emissions systems. P2600 appears to be related to an issue with the engine's coolant pump circuit. This model of vehicle uses an electric water pump. The computer will...
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I'm trying to start my car I put the cables to charge once I Take off cables it dies can you tell me wats wrong
Hi there. Diagnosing an electrical issue without inspecting the vehicle is very difficult. However a few things you might want to check on your BMW includes the battery, alternator or other electrical relay's such as the battery cables. The best...
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Stuck and confused need help 2002 BMW X5 4.4l
Hello - the P0011 problem code is most likely caused by worn timing chain guides, stretched timing chain or a weak timing chain tensioner. Wear on these components, common on BMW V8s with your mileage, cause changes to engine timing...
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Heater is blowing but not hot. Repaired the hole in the radiator. Why doesn't heat up? 2008 BMW X5
Hello - there are several possible causes for a "no heater function". If the thermostat is not allowing the engine to heat up properly (center of the temp gauge), or there is lots of air still in the coolant system,...
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Brakes are locking up on my X5 but the dealer can't find the problem.
Your car is equipped with a brake assist system. It's designed to sense a panic stop situation and tie the brakes down hard. By sensing the speed with which you shift your foot from the gas to the brake and...
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My BMW steering wheel shakes when driving 50 to 60 miles an hour
Hello there. Many faults will cause your 2002 BMW X5 steering wheel to shake when driving at speed. The most common faults are the wheel bearings, tires out of balance, bent wheel, driveshaft balance, or the struts. If the vibration...
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Rear end of car
Hi there: Anytime you have a vehicle accident, it's important to have a professional mechanic complete an onsite inspection; so they can verify what parts are damaged and need to be replaced. Sometimes insurance companies will restrict who will provide...
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I have a 2001 bmw x5 4.4i. When driving over 30 mph and turning right I hear a humming sound and when braking and turning right the vehicle shakes.
Hi there. Check the wheel lug nuts and make sure that they are tight. When turning and you hear a loud humming noise, this is usually the lug nuts loose and the wheel rubbing the brakes or the wheel bearings...
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Radiator is cold even after a motorway run,and can smell the oil getting hot.
Hi there - based on the symptoms, this could either be a failed water pump (unlikely - even with no flow, conduction of heat would warm the radiator slowly), or, most likely a failed thermostat. I would also expect that...
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Battery change. Do you do computer reset after battery change?
Hi there: The ECU contains a small battery inside of it that acts as a back up when the battery drains or is removed; which ensures that data is not wiped away when the battery is replaced. There is no...
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Car overheats / drains after a recent replacement of the coolant reservoir.
Hi there. The coolant level sensor could have failed. Also, if the reservoir was low, then after running the engine for a while on the road, the coolant could have bypassed into the reservoir making the coolant level low causing...

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