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hard to shift in to gears first and second clutch is soft and sometimes i have to lift it to the up position

I need to change the water pump (should be a simple task)but I am having difficulty getting the fan shroud off. Any suggestions?

need torque specs 4 cyl head inline 6 overheated ue two failing electric fan motor recalled by bmw

I brought my 325i 1994 to a certified BMW mech to replace the radiator and a rear Bearing in the brakes. They replaced the radiator , thrmostat and housing, and brakes in rear. Then the next day , They said the battery was dead, Charged the battery and now it cranks but does not start. I drove it in the shop for the radiator. Could it be a faulty or mis wired Radiator coolant sensor? The mech says when that batt went dead it wiped out the computer and that it needs to be re configured. They been on this for a week now....
Help me out! I had this Vech for 5 years and it has been fantastic!

I have a 2006 BMW 325i.I have had a recent Oil change,new tires put on,all maintenece up to date.My elderly father drove it to put the tires on it and gas it up and shortly after the "Service Engine Soon" light popped on.I hate our BMW Dealership here,is there a simple method to reset this light that will not erase any radio codes,etc...I have seen another light on when the dealership did my oil change and the salesman hopped in my driver seat and did something around the area of my cruise control lever and turn signal and the message erased.Any instructions?

My service engine soon light remains on. I have taken the car to the dealer many times and they have yet to determine why. They clear the fault code and within a day its back on. No driveability issues have been experienced. Been on now for two years. Any suggestions?

I ask this question, because all four of my local BMW dealerships parts places gave me different information. Some say it is 65 amps/540 cold cranking amps. Others say 70/540, 50/450, 50/265. But I need to know so I get the right battery.

I changed the battery in my 2004 325i BMW. There is power now and the engine does turn over, but it will not start. Is there something that's keeping the engine from starting? Computer? Other? There have been no other problems with the vehicle.

i have owned my 2004 bmw 325i for a week and last night it rained really hard. i got in this morning to discover that my carpet of the drivers footwell was damp.. very damp in some spots. it was also damp on the carpet of the side transmission thing. i read somewhere that the vapor barrier could be damaged due to a window regulator replacement. could this be the cause?

I was told my 325i BMW had an evaporator core leak. I took it to another shop that claimed it is the hose(s) and fixed it. A month later the a/c stopped working, NOW they say it is the core. Could the leak have suddenly happened after the hose(s) were replaced?

the battery new

I have 50k and was told by the dealership that at 45k belts needed to be replaced. A mechanic told me they looked fine. When is it best to have the belts replaced?

HEAD IS CRACKED

I replaced engine on my bmw. The car sounds good but when I turn the ignition my temperture guage turns to the H and stay there with out the engine warming up. Is there something I forgot to connect on the engine? There is a sensor on the hose and thats connected.

Speedometer needle randomly goes from 0 to 140 regardless of the speed at which I am driving

had them for a sec then thay where gone fuse is good even tryed juming at the switch is ther something between switch and lights

Tried to jump off that did not work all lights and dash lites work is it a bad Battery

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When driving in the mountains, i was on a very long downhill section when a number of warning lights came on with a warning tone.
Dynamic Stability Control DSC
Flat Tire Monitor failed
and the Brake warning symbol

at the same time the speedometer fluctuated and droped to zero for a second and returned to normal. When i pulled over, i turned the engine off and back on again and all the warnings went away. i drove it for another couple hundred of miles until at the same point on a long downhill section of road it did it again. Can you help?

Air conditioning worked well the night before and then it stopped completely in the morning without any warning. The fan/blower did not come on but I could feel the air conditioning when I am driving. What went wrong? Please help.

It is past time for me to have a tune up done on my BMW 325i ('02), but I really don't have a "million" dollars to pay the BMW dealer/service dept to do it, where can I go to get it done well at a cost that I can afford. I understand it cost alot, but what BMW mechanics are around in Columbus, Ohio that won't go crazy in charges?

Recently my rear passenger tire was damaged on my way to work and went flat. I had someone put the spare on, and all was good until I got in, started the car and now my ABS light is on for no reason (along with a couple of lights). What happened? Was something messed up in changing the spare? Help!

I made the mistake of putting regular unleaded fuel in when I first got the car (in '08), since then I have been using the right fuel (ie. v-power with Shell). But the "service engine" light is on and has been for a while. How can I turn this off?

I have a new battery and alternator but my car will not start. I place my key in the ignition all electronic systems appears to be working. My only is I need brakes. Why won't my car start?

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1995 325i bmw convertable all power windows innop
having troubles finding the electrical diagram for this vehicle where would the the fuse or relay for all the power windows be? and how many?

the problem with the car , every time i start the engine when cold it statters,and miss fires, but in a few seconds,15 seconds maybe, it starts to even up ,and while is getting hot it corrects itself, but the engine light is on,the mechanic ,uses his scanner to turn the light off, but in about 10 to 15 minutes it turns on again, i took my bmw to the service and asked for a diagnostic ,i was told that it need a reprograming.the code reads , too lean,my mechanic has inspected for leaks and find none,help.

The whole audio system works when it feels like it. Just makes a humming noice when not working. Seems to not work more when its cold out.60- 40 work to not working. Any help on what causes this and how to fix? Thanks.

I am starting to have regular "warning lights" come on when no problem is found. For example, brake light and coolant will intermittently come on when I'm driving. Several times the "windshield washer fluid low" light says "fluid low". Each time I'd check the WW fluid -- it was full -- the coolant was full. The brakes have been checked numerous times. My thought is: sensors are not working or computer is not working. My 1990 325i convertible is in impeccable condition, inside and out. It has 82,000 original miles. Any ideas on where to start troubleshotting this?

I need know the specification of the original spark plugs of my car.
Thank's Nelson

My car has overheated twice in the last month. It also is sluggish sometimes. I read something on being my computer software. How do I test my computer to make sure there are no problems