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turn steering wheel hard back and forth while trying to turn key sounds like the steering lock tab causing problem

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on May 05, 2017


It would appear that the relay is misfunctioning. Try swapping one from nearby and when your car won't start but your seats operate then you'll know what to do. THanks, Dana

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Jun 14, 2015


You can get the repair manual for your car instant from: Service Manual For BMW 5 Serie

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Apr 19, 2015


dead battery

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Oct 27, 2014


I have not done this model, but the hardest part on these cars is usually getting the trunk lining off the shock towers so you can access the bolts at the tops of the shocks. On a '98 three series, you have to remove the rear speakers to get the trunk lining out intact. To remove the rear speakers, you have to snap up the speaker covers in the rear deck, and snapping up those covers without breaking them when they are 13 years old and brittle is just about impossible.
I don't know if your rear speakers will have to come out to get to the shock towers. For your sake, I hope not. It would be tempting (and much quicker) to cut the trunk lining off the shock towers and glue it back when you are done. If you do it neatly, only another BMW owner would notice what you had done.

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Oct 21, 2014


Make sure you have one. Its on the left in the trunk. Load 1-6 cd's in it and then, with the radio on, select CD on the dash

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Oct 01, 2014


the security anti theft is engauged it will most likely have to be taken to a dealership to unlock it

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on May 31, 2014


Given what you have said & the metal shavings

I would pull it & rebuild it

Not worth diagnosing the PO741 TCC issue as long as there
is metal, it is thru out the entire unit.

Nothing special about that trans because it is in a euro car

They use Gm Trans & the US Mfg uses Euro, across some vehicle lines & models

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Mar 10, 2014


have the shift solenoid tested

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Feb 06, 2014


Just plug in a code reader and select clear codes.

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Aug 14, 2013


You can get a converter like this one.

http://catronics.com.au/fmconverter.html

It's a simple solution and it works.

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Jun 09, 2013


maybe the engine of your car is wrong ,you can check it ,or check if the car key programmer have something wrong .

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on May 17, 2013


Probably the battery in the remote. Would check that first. Let me know if that works before getting deeper into it.

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Mar 06, 2013


What is the problem? Keyless entry doesn't work? I would check the batteries in the remote first. Let me know if its something else. Good luck

1998 BMW 5... | Answered on Mar 06, 2013

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