BMW

BMW questions? Ask a BMW repair Expert for answers.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related BMW Questions
It wont start just cranks. It has fuel and when I checked
It has fuel and when I checked the spark plugs they where soaked with fuel … read more
Pete
Pete
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
29,889 satisfied customers
The service engine light is on took to machanic says i need
the service engine light is on took to machanic says i need a p159 camshaft position actuator bank 1 inside timing chain is it worth fixing on a 2000 bmw … read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
22,593 satisfied customers
I Bought a 1997 BMW528i with a bad head gasket. Remachined
I Bought a 1997 BMW528i with a bad head gasket. Remachined head and set everything up. Did not have the tools to lock the cams and the crank, but rechecked alignment and everything appears to be fine … read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
22,593 satisfied customers
I have a 1997 740il that has a code p0330, and I replaced
I have a 1997 740il that has a code p0330, and I replaced the knock sensor on the left side of the engine. I cleared the code, and drove the car. After the second drive cycle, the light came back agai… read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,844 satisfied customers
Po011 code-intake timing advanced bank 1-car starts and runs
po011 code-intake timing advanced bank 1-car starts and runs good for 3-5 seconds then runs rough -1999 bmw 740il… read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
18,057 satisfied customers
740iL: Hi!I have a 1997 BMW 740iL with FAILSAFE TRANSMISSION
Hi! I have a 1997 BMW 740iL with FAILSAFE TRANSMISSION PROGRAM. I scan it with DIS and the only fault is SHIFT SOLENOID 3 (MV3) code 0763. I have checked the wires between AGS and the plug in the tran… read more
Greg
Greg
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,794 satisfied customers
BMW: vin..Running fine... no fault codes..40 mph.Engine cranks
Prefer BMW Service Technician / Dealer Service Manager experience. 2001 740iL Vin: DP30426 / 140K mi. Running fine... no fault codes present ... then engine shut off while driving @ 40 mph.Engine cran… read more
MartinsMotorSport
MartinsMotorSport
Workshop Manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
86 satisfied customers
95 bmw 740il: rebuilt the motor..camshaft position sensor..hesitation
I have a 95 bmw 740il i rebuilt the motor and set the timing but i dont know how to set the timing wheel that shows the position for the camshaft position sensor. I followed some instructions that you… read more
Thebmwbum
Thebmwbum
BMW Foreman
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
714 satisfied customers
1994 540i: it cranks fast before this happened it cut..engine cold
which sensor keeps a 1994 540i BMW from starting it cranks fast before this happened it cut out while driving with the engine cold… read more
Amedee
Amedee
Automotive Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
19,487 satisfied customers
2000 740iL: cold starts..starts runs..quits..Filter/Regulator, no help
2000 740iL cold starts runs 5 seconds, quits. Assumed fuel starvation, replaced FP and Filter/Regulator, no help.… read more
GEORGEBMW1
GEORGEBMW1
Auto Repair Shop Owner
Virgina Automotive Technical Instit
61 satisfied customers
325i: trys..new one..new relay still not working could it be the ecu
325i as if i turned off a switch it trys to start but the pump is not working got new one still not working new relay still not working could it be the ecu… read more
Dodge expert
Dodge expert
ASE MASTER TECH, REPAIR FACILITY OWNER
High School or GED
3,636 satisfied customers
03 BMW X5 WITH 4.4 CODE 111 NO ENGINE RPM, ON SCANNER NO RPM
03 BMW X5 WITH 4.4 CODE 111 NO ENGINE RPM, ON SCANNER NO RPM ALSO NO CAM SENSOR SIGNALS. ALLDATA SAYS IF CRANK IS BAD DEFAULT WILL GO TO CAM SENSORS HOWEVER I STILL HAVE A NO START. ENGINE CRANKS OK A… read more
BrianRoger
BrianRoger
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
19 satisfied customers
95 525i: I read on a book the resistance..position sensor..ohms
I read on a book the resistance on the crankshaf position sensor (95 525i bmw) is 1280 +/- 10% ohms it tha right… read more
BigBob
BigBob
Service Manager
High School or GED
4,792 satisfied customers
BMW 525I: ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES not..CHECK FUEL PUMP..CIRCUIT
BMW 525I 1995. ENGINE CRANKS BUT DOES NOT STARTS. CHECK FUEL PUMP, AND CIRCUIT BREAKER.COMPUTER NOT TELLING ME THE CODES. AND I HAVAE A MESSAGE THAT SAYS READY TO RESET. WHAT COULD BE WRONG?… read more
Tim West
Tim West
Service Manager
Computer/ Automotive certifications
16 satisfied customers
1997 BMW 740IL: it shifts motor cuts..code 111 crank sensor runs good
1997 BMW 740IL Hold throttle wide open jest before it shifts motor cuts out and sets a code 111 crank sensor runs good other wise even after it sets the code.… read more
mike
mike
BMW Technician
Associate Degree
694 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 BMW 528i. The check engine light came on, and
I have a 2000 BMW 528i. The check engine light came on, and there are 3 codes (PO1188, PO1189, PO340). Is there possibly 1 thing that is triggering all 3 codes? It seems unlikely that 3 separate thing… read more
BigBob
BigBob
Service Manager
High School or GED
4,792 satisfied customers
1995 525i: cranks..abs..no corrosion, spark was intermittent
1995 525i cranks but no start ! found all 3 relays and ecm, asc/abs computer under water. relays tested good under bench load, uncovered and dried ecm, found no corrosion, spark was intermittent at th… read more
Amedee
Amedee
Automotive Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
19,487 satisfied customers
84 BMW 633csi: diagnose..What are specs for an ohms test for the coil
Trying to diagnose no start no spark condition on an 84 BMW 633csi. Want to know if I can do it with a dvom and other primitive test equipment. Also, What are specs for an ohms test for the coil. Any … read more
Marty
Marty
ASE Certified Technician
Associate Degree
560 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