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  1. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hey guys I just bought a 2012 135i with 59k milesfrom ATL and while I was driving it back to phoenix Arizona I started to notice some oil on the charge pipe i read up on the forums and most of the people said it was OFHG so I thought no biggie so I just kept driving but i still kept checking on...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So, I've got 2007 525i broken down right now with typical water pump failure and am trying to determine what other potential issues exist. The car is just about to hit 100k miles. The car has not had leaks in the past, but perhaps they were hidden by the engine splash guard and transmission...
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi guys Please help! Every time it pours rain, or is at least constant rain for a day, my front and rear foot wells are drenched with water. It only happens on the left hand side of the vehicle when it is parked, leaning that side downhill. It has a pano sunroof. Could this be from the drain...
  4. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Lost cold air out of the blue, upon recharge w/sealer, gauge goes about 1/2 way to full, then I hear all the gas release down in the area of the compressor. (Like a purge valve going off??). Any ideas are greatly appreciated.
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a 2006 525 The coolant is leaking fairly quickly...It looks like there are several spots that might be the culprit... What advice can you give for a do it yourselfer, and what parts are these that need attention? Thanks! [/URL][/IMG]
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hey guys, this is my first post here. I don't have much experience, but have followed a couple of DIY's on here before for small stuff, I'm having major problems and will not spend thousands at the dealership. A while ago I took my manual 2000 E46 318i (pre-facelift) in for diagnostics and got...
  7. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guy, this is my first time on the forum and needed some help. My car recently started letting off a very light white cloud of smoke on startup. About a month later I changed my spark plugs and noticed oil on most of the ones I pulled out, than decided to take a closer look at the engine and...
  8. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    So my '92 318i had a wet pass side floor one day, researched into it through a few days and a rainstorm or two, figured out that my sunroof was out of adjustment. So I adjusted my sunroof. Next rainstorm, problem fixed! But wait, now the adjustment has been lost or something has broken. The...
  9. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    OK I have been trying to figure out if I need new tierods or rack and pinion (steering rack). This all started when I noticed my rubber boots covering the tie rod ball joints were split in half. On further inspection I noticed what I was afraid was hydraulic fluid on the diver side boot and on...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    hello wondering if anyone can help Me im working on a E46 its currently misfiring ive replaced all 6 spark plugs and coils still doesn't fire up as nice. it does have other problems not sure if there related such as could oil leaks
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi. I just bought a 2001 BMW 530i with 127K miles. Like 3 days ago... Anyway. I live in snow country and yesterday my car got stuck on the ice. I just couldn't get traction and before having to get a tug out, I tried for quite a while to find enough traction to get out on my own to no avail...
  12. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys i've got a 2004 545i with 98,000 miles on it. About 2 weeks ago I put it away in my pole building for the Minnesota winter, but just today I had to move it to a different spot in my building and noticed some oil leaks on the ground :cry:. Anybody else have oil leaks on their cars? Where...
  13. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I just bought a 97 M3 a few days ago. The coolant seems to be burning really quick. I just filled it up yesterday and is already low again. I've searched for any leaks but haven't found any issues. any suggestions as to why?!
  14. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    So after ive been driving for about 15 mins i notice white smoke coming from underneath the Drivers side its not alot but it is noticeable & sometimes it leaks a little coolant after its off & been sitting but just barely noticable.. Help please!!!
  15. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    1999 323i gave me 14 codes:cry: The following are the cylinder misfires. P0300 P0302 P0303 P0304 P0306 Also P1188 P1189 Fuel Bank sensors I checked a plug just to see and it looks like it is running too hot. Am I right in thinking there may be an intake leak? Should I start there? The car...
  16. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey everyone, I need help since I got a bad smell that I need to get rid of in my X3. Basically back in June or July, I picked up some groceries and put them in the cargo area. Some of the items were milks and they were somehow not secured in the back. Well what I didn't realize and forgot is...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    2000 328i 156,XXX 5-speed Prod. 03/2000 according to realoem.com SEE PICS BELOW! Hey Guys, So my power steering pump went bad for the past couple days. When i turn my steering wheel left and right while parking, it makes this embarrassing loud vibrating noise, also when I'm driving making a...
  18. E46 M3 (2001-2006)
    I was looking for procedure on bleeding the hydraulic system for the convertible top--the unit that's in the trunk.
  19. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    My 1996 328C soft top seems to have a gap between it and the car body when it is closed ( up). see pictures. is this normal or am I missing some small piece or was the new top made incorrectly?
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