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The only noise from the radio was a slight static on all stations with minimal other sounds. Someone who worked previously at a stereo shop checked it out & I was told it was the amp. I purchased a new amp & it didn't make a difference, still made the same sounds. I've turned the fader, balance, treble & bass knobs both ways & still same noise. I did put in a few CD's & made no difference. The static appears to only come out of the right front speaker?? Would like to keep stock radio equipment but not sure if I should just have a newer stereo installed? Could it be antenna?? What is a good valued stereo for these cars?? I can't believe the radio was fine the day of purchased & then dead the next. Any help is appreciated
i had diagnosis via O'reilly for check engine light... received codes PO 116 and PO code 733 (just saying)
i want to know where is 528i glove compartment fuse diagram ,all i found was just the fuses with no diagram
Had 3 mechanics look at problem. First 2 said immediately it was rack & pinion. 3rd said rack was fine but I needed to replace inner & outer tie rods. Car still feels like it hydro planes and theres still some play in the wheel. While driving theres also some play in the wheel maybe 1"

I got the car off the ground and moved the steering wheel back & forth and heard a a clunk clunk sound, we tracked this into the rack. Any thoughts will be appreciated!
Thanks for the input!!


I Purchased a 1999 BMW 528I and all was running well until the other day... I drove an hour to work and when I was leaving the car wouldn't cranked but wouldn't turn over.
I brought it back to the place I purchased it from and they seem to think the EWS needs to be replaced.. I have heard that it may just need to be aligned but I am not sure and i am kind of afraid to suggest that to them.
They seemed kind of pissy when I suggested a few things the day I brought it there.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

thank you
Automatic a5s 360 what transmission fluid should be used?
starts strange and has small vibration, but runs good and shifts perfectly
2000 BMW 528i is compatible. I came across a good deal but not sure if it'll fit. Ty for taking the time to read my question
transmission light on right after replacing intake hose; cause?
I had the radiator & thermostat replaced car didnt iverheat, mechanic said there was a misfire. But that the car was running. When I went to pick up my car, he turned it on and would die out. He then opened it up and pulled out 2 spark plugs then he went to stay it up again and all this coolant started spurting out. It stayed on but eventually it died out. Oh forgot to mention during all this white snow was coming out of the exhaust pipe. Mechanic said I need another engine. But another mechanic said I need a head gasket repair, what's the difference between the gasket repair & bew engine
The engine fan won't turn off even when the car is and it keeps draining my battery (purchased new 2 months ago). My husband disconnected the battery, recharge it & when he reconnected it the alarm went off and he barely got the doors opened before the car locked all of the doors and wouldn't open even with the key. Also a few months after I got the car a lady rear ended me while she was putting on her driving glasses even admitted that to the H.P. She was apparently not going very fast b/c the only visible damage was a splayed cracked bubble in the bumper. I was stopped when it happened but because my head was turned to the left waiting for my turn to turn she ruptured 2 discs in my neck which required surgery. Doc admitted me b/c if I got jarred in any way 1 of the discs would sever my spinal cord from the damage caused to it. Long story short, we don't have a lot of money to spend right now b/c the Doc. won't release me to work. Please help! I am absolutely in love with this car but can't drive it b/c of this ailment.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated, Thanks
Sometimes also the hydrolic stearing system not work
Sometimes when I am driving, usually city-lower speed and when it is raining, the trunk of my car opens on its own. I stop and close it. It will then usually happen again a few times. Then it won't do it for a while so I forget it. Then it happens again, but never when I am at the dealer. The dealership here is terrible and no one has been able to tell me why this happens.
Thought it was a transmission issue. But after being towed to mechanic he rang me the next day to say it was driving fine -and computer showed no transmission issues. When i thought about it although the engine continued to run fine there was no revving sound when you accelerated. No power but no sound. Almost like the accelerator was dead. Could this be an electrical issue?very scary when on a freeway and suddenly the accelerator us dead and you have no power. It was an extremely hot day but temp gauge perfect and no transmission warning lights showed. Have looked after this car like a baby and recently fitted replacement engine.HELP.

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