Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.
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Failure of the front control arm bracket bushings—often referred to as thrust rod bushings—is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.
An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon to find additional component have failed or are leaking.
Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.
It is not uncommon for the radiator to develop a coolant leak. A leaking radiator will require replacement. When a leaking radiator is replaced the entire cooling system should be inspected and if any additional leaks are found they should be repaired also.
Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a rep...
A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.
2005 BMW 330Ci Questions and Answers
Is this common on a car with just 32000 miles on it and not driven hard, never even had brakes replaced they are still like new
My BMW overheted, I stoped the car and check all Cooling area, Radiator Recovered tank termotat unit house etc, I did found a broken, house, a recovered tank cracked and the termotat unit defected....
I'm considering purchasing a 2005 BMW Ci coupe and wondered if the cost of repair would be significantly higher for a BMW vs a Volkswagon Passat Sport?
air conditioner not blowing cold air