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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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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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Any advice for me in the possible purchase of a 2008 BMW X5 3.0si with 86,970 Miles? Have a Hyundai Genesis 4.6 today but it doesn
Hello. If you are not used to owning a vehicle such as the BMW X5 you would see that it is an expensive vehicle to own. Over time the X5 will have a much higher cost of ownership than your...
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Hi I have a question about my bmw x5.
Hi there. If the battery has a voltage of 9.6 or higher, then the vehicle computer (ECM) is capable of storing codes. If the battery has less than 9.6 volts, then the computer will reset and erase all data and...
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Transmission failsafe program
When you get the transmission fail safe warning, it means the transmission controller has detected a fault in the transmission or in the various sensors that it reads. The controller can adapt to a certain amount of wear and tear...
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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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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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Transmission is slipping into 2nd gear (transmission fail safe).
Hi there. Sounds like the accumulator in the transmission for the shifting from 1st gear to 2nd gear could have a cut on the seal or a broken spring. This will make the transmission slip out of 1st gear and...
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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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what does trans.failsafe prog mean
It means that the ECU (Electronic Control Unit) has detected a problem in the transmission itself or in one of the devices or sensors that controls it. The ECU then substitutes whatever information its not getting with a fixed value...
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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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temperature gage
Even in 25 degree temperatures, modern engines are designed to heat up quickly for emissions reasons. If the thermostat is stuck closed and not opening gradually, the engine can rapidly overheat - even at 25 degree ambient temperatures. Short of...
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I think my daughters AWD is not working on her 2005 BMW X5. How much does something like that cost to fix?
Hi there: If your daughter's BMW X5 has an illuminated ABS, Trac Control or AWD light on the dashboard, it's likely that a problem exists with the AWD that is causing the traction issues on your slanted and icy driveway....
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How do you start car after running out of exhaust fluid?
Hi there. There is a sensor in the diesel exhaust fluid tank that measures how much fluid is in there. This is why the dash can tell you how much fluid is remaining in the tank. The engine will not...
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Oil change
Oil and filter change intervals are specified by vehicle manufacturers, not mechanics, in carefully considered and prepared "maintenance schedules". Mechanics do not have the necessary field test data, or laboratory data, to wisely specify oil change intervals other than what...
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Transmission failsafe program comes on dash 2001 BMW X5
Hi there - the first task is to have the transmission fluid level checked. This will require technical assistance and a lift, since there is no dipstick on this model, and the fluid level "port" is underneath. Correct fluid temperature...
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installed new alternator and battery the alternator is charging the battery and the battery is maintaining afull charge but the ba
Hello. If the battery and the alternator are new and if it is verified that the alternator is charging then you have an issue with programming. When you replace the battery on this vehicle the computer needs to be reprogrammed...

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