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  1. 5 Series
    Hey I bought a new 2011 535xi and I can't get it registered because there's this one (and only one) code which kicks on the check engine light, P112F Now I read that it could somehow be a vacuum leak but how would be the best way of testing/finding that? (How would I do it and where can I find...
  2. General BMW Questions
    Ok gang, Chicago and its surrounding suburbs are MASSIVE. I'm moving to that area and need a good mechanic shop until I get a house with my own garage again. I'm also exploring starting a Turo business with BMWs and will need a reliable mechanic, but that's a different story for a different...
  3. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    I have a 1985 red 318i 4 door, that has been sitting for Several years. It needs mechanical even though it runs, and body paint and interior seats etc… I live in eastern Tennessee and don’t know a good mechanic here in this area. Can someone help me to figure out how to go about restoring this...
  4. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So I took my 03’ 525iA to get a new rear main seal and housing after I had a huge leak two weeks ago. I took it to a Euro shop and the guy got back to me today with bad news. He claims that the rear main seal is not the issue. That something in the transmission is wobbling and it has welded...
  5. General BMW Questions
    Hi all, Stealership wants to charge me $200+ diagnostic fee. Anyone have recommendations for a Los Angeles mechanic with morals who can help me with SMOG repairs? Thanks!
  6. General BMW Questions
    Got an oil leak, suprise suprise. - Not a big deal with X5's right? The problem here is not the repair, but rather who can I find to fix it? I'm hoping one of you may know someone who works on BMW's in the Fayetteville area of NC. I live in the middle of nowhere (Sampson county) and need to...
  7. General BMW Questions
    AAA changed the battery on my 2007 328xi. Before they did any work, the orange battery light was coming on occasionally. I only had them do the work because they were at my house already changing my Wife’s battery. Once they had changed my battery, the airbag (IBS) light came on. My mechanic...
  8. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I need someone to install downpipes on my 2009 bmw 335 xi
  9. General BMW Questions
    HELP I have a 2013 335i MSport with 75K miles, owned for 1 year never had any issues until I was driving late last night on an empty road, pushed the gas to 90mph and then got the "Drivetrain malfunction" while the car was shaking! I was still far from home so I had to drive carefully for about...
  10. Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV
    Anyone know of some independent mechanics in the DC area that are good? I need the oil drain pan and axl seals replaced on my E90. Craigslist seems hit or miss.
  11. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, new member here! I am having problems with my 335 and was wondering if anyone has had the same experiences or has a general idea of what is going on. Last night after coming home from work, I wanted to leave the house again so I turn on my car and was unable to shift into gear...
  12. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello, I am very mad atm, :mad: I had a problem with my car when trying to start in the cold weather and logically I had it taken to replace the glow plugs. I took it to the local garage and had them work on replacing it, I was there watching them and when the mechanic started on screwing off...
  13. General BMW Questions
    I did oil change at Calgary BMW 2 times, and both times resulted in mechanics not tightening up the oil cap and caused engine lights to come on. Only when opened up the hood, I found massive oil spill all over the car engine and wires, and both times resulted in burning oil and burning smell...
  14. E60 M5 (2006 - 2010)
    Hi Fellow Bimmerphiles, I am looking to purchase a new horse for the stable but have considerable distance between myself and the seller. Can anyone recommend a mechanic close to Woodbridge Ontario to perform a PPI? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Best, Marco
  15. General BMW Questions
    So, my son went off to school down in SD and with him went my 2001 325ci (love that car). So now I need to find a trust-able mechanic/shop in the Liberty Station area. A place where they won't invent problems or try to upsell him. (He hasn't yet developed BS radar like I have just yet but...
  16. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, I recently moved to Northern Virginia area from Kansas City. New place came with new challenges to find a good indy mechanic. Based on yelp reviews, I went to one mechanic and they charged a price pretty close to dealer's, with out loaner/complimentary wash or any of nice to haves...
  17. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    Folks: I dont want to start a new thread, but I did search, and did not find my answer. X-5, 2010, 3.5D. I have a check engine light which points to an exhaust/emissions issue. My local mechanic does not "do" diesels. I dont want to go to the dealer ($$). Does anyone know of a mechanic who...
  18. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    As the title says I need a good mechanic, my old one has retired and his shop has gone dark. I don't have another one yet, so who does everyone go to? Help me out if you can I asked a question about stem valve replacement and got zero answers. Thanks in advance and correct me please if I am...
  19. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi guys. This is my first post on the forum - apologies if it's not in the right place! I drive a 2011 BMW 550i, 64k miles, and have had it for a couple of years with no issues at all. Sure it uses a little oil every 3k miles - but which turbo engine doesn't?! I was driving it yesterday and...
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