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For 2003-2006 X3 models, BMW specified an ever changing list of automatic transmission fluids (ATF) as these fluids became obsolete over time. The current recommendation from BMW is DEXRON-VI ATF, which means the fluid conforms to the GM DEXRON-VI specification.Feb 19, 2013

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The following are the general instructions on the start of diagnosing any electronically controlled engine or transmission problem.

The engine and the automatic transmission (transmission control is only for automatics, engine is still computer controlled no matter the transmission type) in this vehicle are computer controlled and in most cases when a fault occurs a fault code is stored in the memory of the computer control module. There are exception to this, such as the Mass Airflow Meter and fuel pressure problems. What must be done is to have all the basic testing done such as a scan of the system for fault codes as well as a check with a live data scanner tool for engine functions that are not within range of normal, a trained technician is required to know what is correct and what isn't, then based on careful diagnostics done from a factory repair manual the correct part is replaced or the wiring repaired or the computer replaced (known as the PCM or ECM,ECU), which is very rarely the problem. Other basic checks must be done as well such as mechanical problems with the engine as well as engine state of tune and mileage on the engine. The transmission can have mechanical issues as well such as no gear engagement at all or a failed pump or other pressure related problems. Also engine mechanical problems can and do cause many drive-ability related problem such as rough idle and other symptoms.

1999 BMW 318 | Answered on May 17, 2020


You have to take the inside door panel off and then remove the window mechanism to get to the door handle bolts.

BMW Cars &... | Answered on May 09, 2020


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2002 BMW Z3 | Answered on May 07, 2020


You will need to go to the main dealer and get the sat nav option added to the spec of your vehicle.

This could be as little as just activation or as much as installing the whole sat nav option.

BMW Cars &... | Answered on May 05, 2020


Get a DTC scanner and see what it says...in the meantime, check that fuel pump relay and fuel pump. The humming sound is probably the heater blower motor or part of the HVAC system winding down after disconnecting from power.

2003 BMW 3... | Answered on Apr 30, 2020


Ignition fuses or relays hav issue..even wiring undr fusebox may hav binburning. Also make sure theres fuel pressure at rails. Unplug computr n clean contacts..it can bring car to life. Buy a haynes book at parts for detaild repair

BMW Cars &... | Answered on Apr 29, 2020


Hello! a P0604 is telling you that one of the control modules, the Integrated Chassis Management (ICM) module has an internal Random Access Memory (RAM) error....Take it to an authorized BMW dealer and have a diagnostic run on the module...May only need to be "flashed" (software re-load)...

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2001 BMW 5... | Answered on Apr 28, 2020


need to check fuses relays and safety sensors

BMW Cars &... | Answered on Apr 16, 2020


If you've never replaced the timing belt or chain,That would be my first thing I'd check is the Timing belt or chai, just aline the timing marks on crankshaft and then look at the position on the distributor to see if it's pointed in the #1 firing position .

2008 BMW 528i... | Answered on Apr 14, 2020


Fuse Location
Fuses are located behind the glove box in the dashboard. To access the fuses on a BMW 3-series, open the passenger door.
https://www.youcanic.com/guide/2004-2013-bmw-3-series-fuses-location-chart-diagram/2735
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1_8OFyfDac

BMW Cars &... | Answered on Mar 27, 2020


new car check your owners manual

BMW Cars &... | Answered on Mar 26, 2020


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BMW Cars &... | Answered on Mar 21, 2020


expensive ,need a new control unit ,comes with airbag clock spring ,look in scrapyard

BMW Cars &... | Answered on Mar 20, 2020

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