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When I start the car in the morning and put it drive, it takes a while for it to engage unless I put it in drive as soon as I start the car. While driving through the streets the car has problems shifting but on the freeway it seems to run fine
Do I need to have the transmission replaced and if so, how much is it going to cost. Or should I just trade it in?

The creaking does not seem to occur when car is at speed but only when going very slow turning the steering wheel.

When I put my car in drive and get ready to pull off it stalls like it doesn't want to go, ??

Need to know where to check & add transmission fluid and check brake fluid & add

It appeared and said stop driving due to electrical then went away for awhile then things started going crazy my speedometer stopped...rpms stopped...gas needle jumps from full to empty and radio dashboard goes out and comes back on ..service engine light is on ... blinkers will turn on randomly also but the actual car runs!!

I don't really have lots of problems. It has been running very good and a month ago noticed oil dripped in the garage floor.

New Rear Brake light replaced and blows

have a 2000 bmw 323I. When it got cold the thermostat froze and the car over heated. The next day I drained the water and filled it back up drove the car for about two months ran fine I noticed that the temp wasn't reading right when the car ran for an hour it would still read cold then when I had just started the car some times it would read hot. So I decide just to be safe I would replace the thermostat. So I did, I started the car to check for water leaks. Then I drove the car around town had no problems. How ever as soon as I hit the high way to go to work the car over headed. I did notice that the electric fan was not kicking on but I don't understand why it didn't over heat with the old thermostat But after I replaced it now it is

It stalls to turn on or once it's on and warms up it will turn on with no problem all day

It over heat

Says it has a clean title but other than that there is no info on any issues.

Head light dash lights run fine wint into store come out and nothing

electrical problem. while driving just the heat control section goes blank and turns back on readomly

and it will cause problems with engine later on. The mechanic advised me that he used BMW parts, but BMW stated that they used aluminum bolts. Does it matter if you use steel/aluminum bolts. Valve cover gasket repair.

My problem was the valve cover gasket, the Oil housing gasket and oil cooler gasket were leaking. When I picked up my car, I thought that was done until I paid for the same service at the Dealership because they said it was leaking. The mechanic stated he replaced the oil cooler & oil seal , & oil filter adapter gasket. Please explain why the oil cooler was replaced?

and it might have to be replaced. The whole light and it can be very expensive, and mess up the other wiring in the car. Who can I take my car for this problem instead of the BMW Dealer.

I just added Pentofrost A3 coolant because is very low and i can't BMW brand in my area. Later someone told A3 Is for Asian car and i should get Pentofrost NF instead. What should i do now? Or it is ok and i can still drive?

And then the coolant indicator showed I had some antifreeze put in and later that evening I drove it and when I parked the car and cut it off white smoke came from under the hood. I know my battery needs replacing but when I got my car home and tried to start it the next morning it would not come on. Now I can't even get in with my key pad and I can only use the key manually but I can not get into the trunk neither will the other doors open. What do you think the problem is?

Car vibrate when I start it and it shut off twice yesterday, there is fluid on parking pad don't know what it is but oil level is ok.I'm afraid to move it as not to cause any serious damage

The screen ain't coming on or the two front seat want move

I try to check the temperature and time on the indicator and warning signs, but it's not working. The instrument cluster lights are great but not the indicator and warning. What do you think could it be?

Need any extra parts to complete this swap?


I just bought a 2000 bmw week had it not even a week no problems till yest3rday when it was time to leave work car wouldn't start I called the one I bought car from and he swears it never done that before

I went turn off my car and the key wouldn't move it just came out. so I bypassed it with the ignition switch and shut it off then I drove it for 2 days placing the key in the igniytion and using a screw driver on the switch to sart and turn it off. now I come out of subway and put key in and try to sart from the switch nothing happened lights come on but no crank. how can I bypass the switch and start it the steering is not not locked . I need to move the car to drive to a shop how can I start it

The dealer diagnosed that I have one bad ignition coil and said it was up to me if I wanted to replace all six.

Also makes like a loud vent noise as well when so accelerate?? Help please??

Front end radiator messed up smashed in

Pressure washed engine compartment now noNE of the lights on the car work any more plz help

It was in a wreck before I got it my horn doesn't work either