BMW

BMW questions? Ask a BMW repair Expert for answers.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related BMW Questions
Oil is dripping underneath the car and when I start the car
oil is dripping underneath the car and when I start the car I can smell oil distinctly coming from the vents. There definitely seems to be a leak when I check underneath the car, but I just now notice… read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
I have a rocker gasket minor lead in my bmw(###) ###-####
Hi, I have a rocker gasket minor lead in my bmw(###) ###-####car. How much would parts and labour cost approx?… read more
VirtualWrench (L J)
VirtualWrench (L J)
Owner of LJ Auto Repair 37 years
Associate Degree
38 satisfied customers
2006 325 xi - daughter took out key before placing it in park
2006 325 xi - daughter took out key before placing it in park - key wouldn't come out - she pulled on the key it came out - key error light on and key won't stay in ignition to even start now.… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
X5: Steve, I posted an earlier question but wanted your expertise.
Steve, I posted an earlier question but wanted your expertise. I was driving this morning and pulled into a parking lot and noticed this large trail of white smoke from my exhaust. There were no servi… read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
2004 BMW 530i: 000 miles..spark plugs for about a year..idling..rough
I have a 2004 BMW 530i with 110,000 miles on it. The information center in the car has said that I need to replace the spark plugs for about a year now. (Which I have not done) For the past two months… read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
bmw: 1999- Hasnt been driven..reversing..steep hill..burning smell
Bmw E46 3 Series year 1999- Hasn't been driven in about 2 years, just sitting in a yard. Yesterday I had to move it, which involved reversing it up a very steep hill. This resulted in a very bad burni… read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,838 satisfied customers
BMW: There is smoke, burning smell in cabin underhigh revs..steep
I own a BMW series 3 2001 2.5.compact. There is smoke, burning smell in cabin under high revs. pulling away from standstill on my steep drive. Could it be a transmission fault or electrical ? This doe… read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,838 satisfied customers
BMW 328i: good scent coming from the air conditioner vents..smell
I have BMW 328i I when I purchased it, there was a good scent coming from the air conditioner vents. After several weeks the scent disappear. My question is, if there is anything installed in the air … read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
2009 BMW 128i: highway miles..engine revs..accelerate..car, it smells
I have a 2009 BMW 128i. After driving 20 or more highway miles then driving around town with frequent stops and starts, the engine revs excessively when accelerate from a stop. After I stop the car, i… read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
2007 BMW 550i: My car shorted out when I was jump starting it tonight
My car shorted out when I was jump starting it tonight. It is a 2007 BMW 550i. I just bought a new battery a week and a half ago. When I got in the car tonight (Thursday July 15, 2010) I put the key i… read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
2001 bmw 330i: hood..crank..a vacuum sound coming from the air pump
on a 2001 bmw 330i does the air pump stay on or does it go off? I didnt drive my car for a few days and this morning i decided to open the hood a crank it up, well i noticed for the first time a vacuu… read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,838 satisfied customers
335xi: rough idle..light came..it warmed up and restarted it..run fine
I have a 335xi that started to have a rough idle when initially started in the morning . Engine light and reserve power light came on (went into limp mode). After it warmed up and restarted it seemed … read more
Steve
Steve
BMW Expert
Master's Degree
26,113 satisfied customers
BMW 318i: inspection..car (mornings..burning oil..few minutes
BMW 318i SE 2001 model 4 door 2.0 ltr 5 speed Manual Unleaded Fuel Mileage: 83k Background(may not be relevant): 2 months ago I had the car serviced (inspection 2). For the following month, everytime … read more
Bill
Bill
City & Guilds
2,608 satisfied customers
burning smell..no warning lights on in the car and it is driving fine
Just recently I noticed when I turn my BMW545 off that I can smell something. It is hard to describe the scent but perhaps a burning smell. There are no warning lights on in the car and it is driving … read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,838 satisfied customers
BMW X5: backing up from a parking spot..restarted..driving fine
My car is BMW X5, 3.0, year 2001. Recently the "service engine soon" lights was on and red when I was backing up from a parking spot, the car was off then I restarted the car, it was driving fine, the… read more
Sam
Sam
BMW Master technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,043 satisfied customers
driving my..few revs i noticed a burning smell..change gears
HI got stuck on a steap hill in bad snow driving my 320d got some help and managed to get unstuck after a few revs i noticed a burning smell although i can still change gears im worried that i might h… read more
Kellie
Kellie
Level 1 Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
231 satisfied customers
2003 330i: alternator..the service engine soon light came..brake light
I had my alternator replaced on a 2003 330i three days ago. 2 days later just about every indicator light came on when I started the car. The transmission went into safe mode, the air conditioner went… read more
tnick
tnick
Automotive Technician
High School or GED
68 satisfied customers
1997 528i: brief burnig electrical smell, then pulled..traffic..jumped
I have a 1997 528i with 178000 miles that has been running great. The other day I noticed a brief burnig electrical smell, then pulled into traffic, got up to speed, then the auto transmission slipped… read more
Will
Will
Shop Foreman
Some College
54 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Roger

Roger

BMW Master Tech

3,050 satisfied customers

10 yrs. experience as BMW Master Technician, shop foreman and dealer.

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

560 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 30 years experience.

bimmaster

bimmaster

BMW Technician

1,838 satisfied customers

3 years dealer experience, master bmw tech

Sam

Sam

BMW Master technician

1,043 satisfied customers

BMW S.T.E.P. graduate, 10 years BMW dealership experience

Thebmwbum

Thebmwbum

BMW Foreman

714 satisfied customers

31 years BMW Experience

mike

mike

BMW Technician

694 satisfied customers

bmw master tech ase certified

Matt

Matt

Engineer

453 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x