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Had 3 radiator hoses fixed three months ago and my engine still steams whenever its raining out.

Sometimes its really bad like my car is on fire but the mechanic says they checked everything and it's fine.

How do i know if they changed it again?
i had the same problem and they told me they did it again with a recall the 2 of 3 timing chains . Can they recall again?
Two days ago one of the machinists told me they change 1 of 3. How i lern the truth.
For how long last to change again the chains?
How much is it cost? What else they need to change? Is the bmw only one authorized dealer.

Before engine heat sign was not there but the steam was coming out a lot , after I changed my radiator , two hoses and one other hose last week , today it again showing the low coolant sigh and even engine over heat sign . And the car stopped in the middle of highway , I added water in it after engine cooled down , but it's leaking even faster form right back part of the engine , what could be wrong with it , please help me ,

I was driving down the interstate and without any warning started hearing a loud meteal to metal grinding and lost power to the wheels. The engine seems to be fine, starts okay and revs okay. Put it in gear and I get the grinding. Had to be towed home. The car free rolls now (park doesn't hold the car) so I have to use the parking brake. Trying to get an idea if this is a common issue that is repairable or if the Transmission is more than likely trashed. Also, I replaced the front axles about 19 months ago with no issues.

work only about 10 times then have to start and stop engine to go again

Was wanting to find out what might be causing the stereo to have no sound also the doors or seat belt warning don't ding

Car was driving fine. Went to the store. Starting it after shoppingng just to find I've lost power steering. Tried adding atf after reading through forums but this hasn't resolved the loss of power steering. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

A/C is working but stop blowing

I just changed the fuel pump and got the car running yesterday but during and before the fuel pump was replaced (so in the key on engine off position) the "check" light is always flashing.

vehicle overheating also error on dash transmission program failure vehicle has slow take off

Had a oil change and car started leaking around valve cover gasket and also the oil pan gasket this is according to the shop where I had the oil changed at. The car has never leaked a drop before. When it first started ( day after the oil changed) it leaked a lot for a few days now just a few drops I have checked it and oil level is ok. Car does not have dip stick.

It's a 2003 bmw 325i manufacturer date is 11/02

and they stated my valve cover gasket , 3 & 6 coil were bad but I needed to replaced all 6, and the oil house gasket and the cooler gasket were leaking. I fixed the valve cover gasket, replace #6 coil and oil housing gasket & cooler gasket. . I pick up my car and when I started. its shaking and it appears that it is skipping? Do I need to check all the coils or my spark plugs or Do I need to take it back to the mechanic. running rough.

Needs to have a mechanic check car bumper to bumper before purchase? At what cost will my friend expect to have an independent mechanic charge?

oil leak left side of engine

hello,
i have e92 335i 2008, recently i had a water leaking from the headgasket,a
week after replacing the headgasket, everything was fine until i opened the
oil filler to see theres water in it, now im thinking that the headgasket is not
installed properly or the head itself have crack or something, the garage
told me that the head was already checked and its in perfect condition and
the headgasket is new and cannot be misinstalled.
he is telling me that it could be the oil housing is leaking from inside , not
the oil filter housing gasket or the headgasket.
can anyone explain what could it be ?
Thanks

When im accelerating and stepping on the gas pedal it goes to 20mph no problem but then going past it the acceleration just shoots up but im not picking up speed.

I am looking to purchase a 2003 BMW X5. It has 172,000 miles on it

the front lower control arms are worn and i want to be sure i order the correct parts. they ask for body code?

I was told my fuel pump is no good. after the dealership diagnostic the vehicle, I was told it was a fuel sensor

As soon as I put the key in the ignition and turn to start, flashers and horn go off. Tried to lock and unlock each door, but no diff.

loud humming loud on acceleration

Emergency mode light on won't stay running

Passenger seat wont move backwards only forward

The problem started to day and there was smell and loud humming noise.

The mechanic said my front differential locked and I was checking to see how much this cost to fix.

Wont start after driven for a while, and it stalls ever day, when you take foot off the gas or sitting still. Have had starter replaced, battery replaced and mass fuel sensor as well. It idols high and gas runs out very quick.

The transmission malfunction warning system comes on. It goes into limp mode and says continue driving to nearest BMW dealership. Could this be s sensor going bad?

My blower motor is on but will not blow outward. what else can i do?

All the doors are locked and remote, nor key will unlock them. So.eti.es stuck in the car.

My car has been sitting for about a year and I can't start it cuz starter don't work I'm getting it fixed soon but I was wondering if I should do a engine flush. The car has over 100000 miles on it. What should I do after I get the starter in should I start it or what?