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  1. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I have been getting some screeching noises as i steer my 2006 X5. it looks like i am leaking power steering fluid, but i am confused as to where to top it up. I saw some videos where they said the fluid reservoir is towards the front as a separate container spearate from the main engine block...
  2. 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    I plan on doing a complete steering flush as my steering turned completely stiff, and a steering wheel symbol popped up the dashboard. If possible can people guide me as to how to perform this job? My questions are: -Where can I find the bleeder valve? -If there is no specific valve, where...
  3. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Make: BMW Model: 328i Year: 1997 Vin: WBACD3323VAV21101 Engine: 2.8 - 6 Cylinder Kilometers: 260,000 This is my First BMW and i'm loving it so far. I'm looking at flushing and replacing my power steering, manual transmission, and differential fluids, to help these parts last, plus i have no...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Currently feel like shooting myself with a shovel not knowing the answer to the following question TSK I am having trouble locating the steering fluid reservoir in my Bimmer (Details: June+ 2011 BMW 320D Efficient Dynamics) I have searched online but no success and have obviously popped the...
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I hope that someone can help me out with the little problem that I am having with my 2006 520d. The electronic steering lock warning has appeared on the car recently; the warning is yellow rather than red. I have no problem starting the car and the steering wheel has no problem with unlocking...
  6. Classic Bimmers
    Yeah so my steering is gets tight if I am not pressing on the breaks. So I am thinking that there is not enough fluid in my power steering reservoir. Can someone please help me locate the reservoir? I just bought this a few days ago, and this is one of the last things I need to do to it. Thanks!
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi, My ATF fluid is leaking quite badly due (I think) to a faulty seal in the steering rack. Does anyone know if the rack for these can be disassembled to replace the seal or do I need to replace the whole rack? Anyone have the plans for a steering rack if so? Thanks An Irishman struggling...
  8. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    This morning I got a message that says Steering! and when I look at the details it says something like Steering fluid or hydraullics fluid (leak or low or something..). Call BMW roadside assitance. There was also a tilted car icon in the steering wheel dash. Is this a serious error? The car...
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