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  1. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Took my 2006 e90 in to the mechanic because it wasnt starting. A boost wouldnt work either. Windshield wipers started going randomly and lights came up on the dash when the key is inserted. Was told that the JBE was fried and it needed to be replaced. Had that done and now he says that I need...
  2. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    True stories where your mechanic went above & beyond (or well below) all expectations So that others benefit, do you have a vignette of a true story, where a mechanic you had trusted turned out to be a crook, or a saint? I ask that this thread contain, over time, small true stories of...
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    just wondering what would be the total cost (Including labor) to replace the radiator on a 2000 323ci (in USD) thanks
  4. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello everyone. The rear lift motor on my driver seat seems to be stuck. When I toggle the switch I can hear a click/thump as if something is stopping the motor. Without pulling the seat out of the car and inspecting the motor my mechanic said it needs to be replaced and that it is an expensive...
  5. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello, My car has recently developed many issues which will cost me a great deal to have repaired. The first major issue is a crack in the Vanos system, just after the main oil line. My mechanic tells me this will lead to almost no oil pressure, as well as the error codes which are currently...
  6. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Aloha from Kauai, I recently purchased a '97 318i. After having the head machined , the car has been running great. I took it in for my first oil change/service last week. after being quoted $130 for the work i was billed $185. I chocked this up to them needing to clear the check engine light...
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