Question about 2006 BMW 750Li
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I have a 2002 745Li
If you are "stuck in the Mountains", then it would be relatively dangerous to go back down if the vehicle's computer senses any malfunction in the braking system. Even your emergency brakes are also giving a warning. Since your vehicle is experiencing multiple malfunctions, either the sensors are reading wrong inputs, there is something really big wrong with the car or the car's computer is having a glitch. If even after performing the below listed steps and the warnings are still there and/or you are not comfortable with the brakes, then it perhaps would be wise to seek qualified professional assistance and consider alternative ways of going back down.
In most cars, the on board computer could be reset by removing the negative terminal of the battery. Some requires that this be done with the ignition turned ON but engine not running. Likewise, there are some car stereos that will go into protective mode (security lock) when the battery terminals are removed and would require a "code".
On the brake, pls look under your vehicle, there could be sensors that were disconnected. For the brakes, they would normally be at the back of each wheel. Additonally, parking brake lights would also come on if the brake fluid level is below minimum or if the brake pads have reached a pre-determined level of thickness (or thinness in this case).
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Posted on Jul 29, 2008
It might be a faulty power steering pump. Try checking the level of the power steering fluid. It is probably best you have your power steering system checked by a mechanic.
Does the noise occur only when the vehicle is moving?
Try moving the steering wheel from side to side, while stationary (but don't do it too often, or you might damage something). If the noise is still present when the car is stationary, then it probably is the power steering system.
If the noise only occurs while the vehicle is moving, it could be a problem with the differential/final drive, or even wheel bearings.
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
Sounds like a bad motor mount, pop the hood and see if the motor shakes or moves rapidly when u put it in gear holding down the brake.
Posted on May 10, 2009
it is a sealed trans. you will have to bring it to BMW to have them take a look.... they dont put a dip stick on that car and many other's so you can't do anything except bring it to them to have it worked on... sorry for the bad news.... hope this helps you
Posted on Jun 14, 2009
SOURCE: 2004 buick park ave. rt
THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM COULD BE THE CULPRIT HERE. YOU WILL NEED TO TAKE IT TO YOUR LOCAL REPAIR SHOP OR DEALER AND HAVE THEM DO A PRESSURE BLEED ON THE BRAKE SYSTEM. THEY SHOULD ALSO PERFORM AN ABS SYSTEM BLEED WHICH IS DONE WITH THE SCAN TOOL. THIS SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THIS PROBLEM. HOPE THIS HELPS!!
Posted on Sep 09, 2009
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