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My sons 2006 530xit wgn needed a new battery; when he managed to get access to the battery, he detected the compartment was full of water (obviously from the previous rains); we are told these particular models are kn...
it smells like it's burning I have to add coolant maybe once a week..I can't find the leak I don't see anything leaking out. I'm assuming it's burning up as soon as it falls bc it's hot
it is running rough and the service engine soon light came on
warms up. The vibration starts like just an uneven, bumpy rd. then the further you go it gets worse and worse till it will hardly run. Now, after the car cools off it runs great until it gets hot again! Help!
I know it must be electrical but wanted to see where to look for the problem. I have disconnected the wire to the actuator so that it will shut properly. I am also getting a right licence tag light malfuntion warnin...
I see my choices as: Not using ear gate at all, manually using the rear gate, or replacing the present mechanism with lift arms
anyone else had any complaints with this? 2006 bmw 530xi; dealer said the computer system gone; it was periodically happening for several months..now it wont light up at all.
I notice the sound like a winch motor when i am turning on to my drive way- from left or right
Got a fuel pump control message. Took it to repair shop and the computer said low voltage, etc. Repair guy said I should not worry about it unless it happens again. Said he had not seen this eveent in 25 yrs. Should I...
When I accelerate and applying load to the engine, the car starts shaking. Could you advise what the potential cause is?
Front brake pads are registering 0 miles left will this keep the car from starting?
That is at the same time as the DSC failure. After both of those were replaced I was told the diagnostic showed a VTG failure.
Can I replace the battery without a visit to the dealer? What is the proper size battery?
I had brake pads replaced but not by an authorized bmw mechanic. Does anyone know how to take off the service light from the dash. Its still stating I need Brake Pads. Does the dealership have to do this? Thanks
would like to change brake fluid. would like a step by step how to