BMW

BMW questions? Ask a BMW repair Expert for answers.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related BMW Questions
I finally got the special tool-scanner you advise me to get
Hi Doc I finally got the special tool-scanner you advise me to get What should i scan for? This goes into the OBD conector right?So pls tell me what am i scanning for and also i should take screen sho… read more
VWDoc
VWDoc
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
5,368 satisfied customers
I have a 2005 BMW e60 (I believe M54 engine) with 126K
I have a 2005 BMW e60 (I believe M54 engine) with 126K miles. Occasionally on startup the exhaust emits a cloud of white smoke that I can smell. This also occurs at idle occasionally after 20-30 minut… read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,876 satisfied customers
I have engine light on my e66 750, no it has not stalled
no it has not stalled only thing a couple weeks ago I left interior light on error codes pulled up 2a5c, 29e7 and 29e8 all cleared light went out for a week now back on … read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
23,435 satisfied customers
Attempting to purchase a 2008 BMW 550i. I made an offer to a
Attempting to purchase a 2008 BMW 550i. I made an offer to a used car dealership contingent on an inspection of the vehicle be a BMW dealership. It might have been the best $370 spent. I really like t… read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
23,435 satisfied customers
2008 550i driver side catalytic converter replacement. It
2008 550i driver side catalytic converter replacement. It doesn't seem to be accessible. How is it removed? Do I have to remove the alternator?… read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
6,612 satisfied customers
2002 BMW 325i, just replaced the CCV system and MAS myself.
2002 BMW 325i, just replaced the CCV system and MAS myself. With my OBD2 reader, I erased the error codes and put 100 miles on the car. When I plugged the reader back in I'm getting a green light but … read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
23,435 satisfied customers
323i: I have a 99 323i. Ive owned it a year. i live in minnesota
I have a 99 323i. Ive owned it a year. i live in minnesota and all winter it was hard to keep it running first thing in the morning. after it warmed up it drove fine. then a couple months ago i would … read more
mike switzer
mike switzer
735 satisfied customers
X5: I have a 2002 BMX X5 with a 3.0 motor. I started it two
I have a 2002 BMX X5 with a 3.0 motor. I started it two weeks ago when it was below freezing to let it warm up. After running for about 10 minutes it started blowing blue smoke and you can see and sme… read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
23,435 satisfied customers
323i: Just, as in one week ago, bought a used 99 323i sedan
Just, as in one week ago, bought a used 99 323i sedan (92K) from a friend. Yesterday, check engine light went on--at that time car ran smooth. Used my sensor to pull codes P1188, P1189 and P1478. I cl… read more
VWDoc
VWDoc
Owner
Bachelor's Degree
5,368 satisfied customers
740i: Hi, I have a 2005 E65 N62 740i sport. I recently purchased
Hi, I have a 2005 E65 N62 740i sport. I recently purchased this car and this issue is now becoming a pain. It smoked badly when I bought it so fitted the replacement filter kit on the engine that BMW … read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
23,435 satisfied customers
BMW 550i: I purchased a certified pre owned BMW 550i sedan
I purchased a certified pre owned BMW 550i sedan from a dealer 5 months ago. Recently, my car has failed to start twice now. I brought the car in to the dealership to check the battery, etc. Their ans… read more
Steve
Steve
Master's Degree
23,435 satisfied customers
BMW: 2001 bmw 325i i am getting codes p1083 p1085 p0171 p0174
2001 bmw 325i i am getting codes p1083 p1085 p0171 p0174 what i have done so far i have replaced the ccv and put a new fuel filter on. before all of this i replaced my valve cover gasket and all these… read more
redrkt535
redrkt535
owner
Bachelor's Degree
177 satisfied customers
330i: sensors..engine light came..174 and 455 popped..intake..exhaust
i recently took my 330i in for a smog test and it failed miserably the check engine light failed to indicate a problem to the smog test equipment tech stated this was a serious condition this car has … read more
Sam
Sam
BMW Master technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,043 satisfied customers
2002 325ci: white smoke out of the tailpipe..stalling..additive
MY 2002 325ci is blowing white smoke out of the tailpipe occasionally. At odd times, when this happens, the engine bogs down to the point of almost stalling. I used an additive called Lucas when I fil… read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,876 satisfied customers
I have 2002 BMW 525i. When I turn the key to the second click
I have 2002 BMW 525i. When I turn the key to the second click (third will start the engine), it seems the water pump starts working and it doesn't stop. I can see it pumps coolant at the top of the ex… read more
bimmaster
bimmaster
BMW Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,876 satisfied customers
330ci: it was raining it threw a cyl 6 missfire and was missing
I have an 03 330ci with 91k on it. A few weeks ago when it was raining it threw a cyl 6 missfire and was missing.. I pulled over and turned of and then back on and it went away.. I was driving today a… read more
mike
mike
BMW Technician
Associate Degree
694 satisfied customers
Were is ecu for air suspension located, does ecu run other
Were is ecu for air suspension located, does ecu run other functions, were might i find one to purchase. This is on a 2006 bmw x5 4.8is… read more
Sam
Sam
BMW Master technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,043 satisfied customers
2006 BMW 550i: grinding sound..a manual transmission..higher gear
Have 2006 BMW 550i purchased new in Dec/06 in Montreal. Right from the beginning there was a problem when travelling in sixth gear at or below 40 kilometers per hour. A grinding sound is heard in the … read more
KJ
KJ
Master Tech
Master's Degree
90 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:

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

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

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

3,071 satisfied customers

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

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

621 satisfied customers

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

bimmaster

bimmaster

BMW Technician

1,876 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

470 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