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I concur with Ducatikillers answer. But would suggest a pressure test of your cooling system. Check with auto part stores , they may be able to test your system, or possibly loan a pressure tester.


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They may not have bled your cooling system properly As a possibility, if you had air trapped in your cooling system it would expand as the engine approached operating temperature. It would eventually, hopefully, make it's way into your radiator where the air would get released into the overflow tank by a valve that opens with higher pressures. As the ...


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I believe SE stands for "Special Equipment" on BMW. Basically individual options. The "M" on the steering wheel means it has an M Sport package, mostly prettier design trim - bodykit, M badges, steering wheel, shift knob, exhaust tips, etc. Possibly a harder suspension as well, not sure if all models get that. From the pictures the BMW is an E90. If the car ...


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If you are hearing the starter turn (typical starter whir), the most probable problem would be the one way clutch has gone out. It's the part of the starter with the teeth on it which engages the starter ring gear. If the solenoid has gone out, the starter motor will not spin, because the solenoid is the part which forces a large copper washer into the posts ...


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If the picture you have attached is similar to the starter on you car, then the power to the starter motor is only delivered if the solenoid operates, so the solenoid must be working. However, the shift lever labelled in the picture, that pushes the pinion forward to engage with the flywheel may be broken, that would explain your problem. Your problem ...


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Advanced fluids that resist breakdown mostly, and good filters. Old automatics (and I'm assuming the car in question is an auto) usually had service intervals of ~60k, so new technology pushing it out to 100k isn't beyond the realm of possibility. My '02 330i (stick shift) has the same claims, that the fluid is good for the lifetime of the car. ...


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BlueEFFICIENCY As Mercedes-Benz claims, it reduces fuel consumption by up to 12.1%, without a performance drop. They also claim that it is environment-friendly (Consume less fuel and emit less CO2) They are achieving these by doing: Reducing car's weight Lower aerodynamic drag Smart dynamo Fraction resisted tyres Transmission suggestion monitor Fuel-save ...


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From what I understand and how I've seen it used. If the ignition is off it uses the residual heat from the engine to warm the car. In order to validate my claim, turn your car off and hit the button. You may need to try it with the key in it. Interested if I'm correct. Please follow up. :-)


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I'll try to dig out some E60, diesel-specific information if I have time, but consider the following as possible culprits: clogged fuel filter faulty fuel pump relay weak fuel pump


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I do not understand why the coolant system needs a bleed screw at all Because air pockets. Filling up coolant doesn't necessitate that the entire system will be filled with coolant. There are parts of your cooling system that will trap air when it is refilled. The bleed screw is a means to expel the trapped air from the system. I repeatedly fill ...


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Possible Culprits It is normal for fuel trims to be slightly different, but a 10% bank imbalance on a car that still smells like Munich seems odd. There are two things which affect fuel trims: the physical system If you are confident that both intake and exhaust are air-tight then we will have to cross them off the list of potential causes. the ...


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Gut reaction? I went straight to fluid dynamics. It is likely that the aftermarket exhaust is made of larger diameter piping. Increasing the cross sectional area of a pipe will, all other things being equal, reduce the flow rate of a fluid through the pipe. This exhaust is likely tuned for high RPM performance, when the engine needs to move a higher ...


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I think I have an answer But bear in mind that this is my assessment with the limited information at my disposal. I'll walk through my reasoning here. If someone finds a flaw in my logic then I'm all ears. Here is a summary of your data +-------------+-------+-------+-------+-------+ | Condition | LTFT1 | LTFT2 | STFT1 | STFT2 | ...



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