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Can I buy Engine Coolant from a local auto parts or do I have to go to the dealer?

Please help. i replaced water pump,thermostat,some hoses and where you put antifreeze in that container (sorry dont know what is called) but every morning i need to add water. what could be the problem other than th radiator? I checked everywhere. Also where you replace the motor oil, there is a lot of oil coming out of it. Please help

I wonder if anyone has seen this. I have a strange knocking noise which is coming from the drivers side, under my feet. It does not appear until the car has been running for approx. 5 miles so I am assuming it is temperature related. The dealer has changed out engine mounts and suspension parts under extended warranty (thank goodness), but the noise persists. It does not seem to be speed related nor does it appear related to suspension.

what type of oil?

Steering wheels is vibrating every time I step on brake pedal. I just have my brake pads and all rotors changed. What it could be the solution, pls advice.

where do you fill the transmission with oil

I have a problem with interior lighting. It would not turn on when the doors are open. I checked all the fuses under the hood they all good. I also checked power to the dome light there is none. What should I look for next.

Hearing a whining noise, I think it coming from the left front wheel. What it could be the problem?

what is the spec for a sport wheel?

right front parking light lens is cracked. zi have the replacement but i am not sure how to remove the old one.

any suggestion whether it can be adjusted electronically or the ABS has a problems, my brakes are not working properly either

I just had the transmission oil seals replaced. I thought the oil had leaked thats y the gear shift had a pull the problem still persists.

oil symbol blinks everytime this pops up

My battery light came on while driving. Soon after the transmission failsafe program came on. Once i got home, i turned off the car and have had to charge the battery just to start the car again... battery is still on. Could this be the alternator or perhaps some faulty wiring between the battery and the alternator...

Seat belt will not release from seat


Check engine light is on & these codes come up. Car has had aftremarket cats installed it has 98,000 miles on it is in good shape otherwise as it has always been garage kept. tx, Doug

While vacuuming I sent the seat all the way forward, and then, fully up. After cleaning I attempted to readjust, the rear right corner of the seat's adjustments failed, all directions. The motor runs, the corner won't budge. Am I off a track or ???? Please advise!
Thank you

how much cost to find the alarm code and the radio code

I have an annoying squeak (almost bird-like chirping) coming the the back seat area of my '95 740i. I've looked around but haven't been able to locate the source of the squeak. Any thoughts?

Hey guy's, any one knows how to unclogg sunroof drain hose on my 2001 740i? or where they are located ? every time it rains my back seat gets wet,dripping from the head liner,windows are water proof. thanks in advance for any help.

i step on the gas and when i do i hear a knocking sound and then when i release my foot and step on it again i do not hear nothing its only about 5 seconds

I have a 1998 BMW 740i and my problem is when I turn the car on it takes a very long time for the heater to start working. Then when it works it also stops and blows cold air.. need to fix, Help!!

when i start my car the climate control turns on by itself and when i turn off my car it continues working for about 15 minutes. when i turn the climate control off manually while driving it is constantly running. the rest button does not work as well. thank you . mikl

when I start my car throughout the day I hear a heavy knocking sound underneath the valve cover on the drivers side for 3-4 seconds. The noise does not persist while I am driving, but it does start again when I start up the car at a later time. The oil has been recently changed, there is no check engine light, the engine is running good, and there is no sludge in the engine. I just bought the car on auction and don't know any services that were performed on the car prior to my ownership. what do you think is wrong with my car? Thank You Mike.

My drivers side seat adjustments and steering wheel adjustment stopped working. I replaced fuse and they worked for a couple of minutes then failed again. the fuse is still good, what can I try next?