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E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 05-10-2016, 05:39 AM
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Steering Malfunction

Just got a message saying Steering Malfunction that says to stop driving and check the fluid or check the hydraulic system, car is driving fine what should I do?
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Old 05-10-2016, 10:21 AM
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Just got a message saying Steering Malfunction that says to stop driving and check the fluid or check the hydraulic system, car is driving fine what should I do?
Stop surfing the net while driving!
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Old 05-10-2016, 11:15 AM
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Stop surfing the net while driving!

I was stopped haha
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Old 05-11-2016, 11:37 AM
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Did you check the fluid level to make sure it was ok?
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Old 05-11-2016, 01:42 PM
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Almost always power steering fluid! I have to top mine off one a year.
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Old 05-11-2016, 02:53 PM
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It was the the fluid level, thanks everyone!
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Old 05-16-2016, 01:17 PM
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Changing the fluid is a good idea every 2 years and an extremely easy DYI. Only tool needed is a turkey baster, a beer cup, and a couple of cans of CHF 11s rated fluid (Prestone European can be purchased at Walmart for $6.50/bottle).
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Old Yesterday, 08:38 AM
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Unfortunately it's leaking
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