When did the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 come out?

When did the BMW ActiveHybrid 5 come out? Mar 12, 2012. The ActiveHybrid 5 is BMW’s latest contribution to the expanding world of hybrid motoring. It was created in the spirit of environmental good citizenship without sacrificing the ability to get across the intersection and up to speed quicker than most of the other guys. […]

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What should I pay for a used BMW Z3?

What should I pay for a used BMW Z3? Despite the plethora of engines, used Z3s fall into three camps: cheap-as-chips early 1.9 16Vs, mid-price 1.9 8Vs and 2.2s from around £3000, and 2.8 and 3.0-litre cars from £5000 or so. BMW build quality being what it is and owners being the enthusiasts they are, […]

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Why is my OBD2 device not connecting to the ECU?

Why is my OBD2 device not connecting to the ECU? My OBD2 device does not connect to the ECU – Sometimes, when this happens, it does not directly imply that the vehicle is not compatible. Usually the software is configured to test the connection protocolsautomatically and always in the same order. This can cause it […]

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What is a p0 420 code?

What is a p0 420 code? Code P0420 indicates that the catalytic converter is not functioning efficiently, therefore increasing the output of harmful pollutants by the vehicle. What causes the O2 sensor to show the code po420? Rich or lean mixtures can damage the catalytic converter, and when the catalytic converter is damaged/filled with fuel, […]

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Can a bad thermostat cause radiator hose to collapse?

Can a bad thermostat cause radiator hose to collapse? If the thermostat fails in the closed position, the water pump will attempt to pull coolant from the radiator and that can cause the upper radiator hose to collapse. However, this stuck radiator condition will also cause the engine to overheat. Can you over tighten a […]

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How do you remove steering wheel from car?

How do you remove steering wheel from car? Remove the retaining clip on the center of your steering wheel with pliers. Place the correct size socket on the retaining nut, and loosen the nut, unscrewing it one turn. Lie back in the seat and prop your knees under the bottom/sides of the steering wheel. How […]

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Why is my car AC no longer cold?

Why is my car AC no longer cold? The most common causes of broken air conditioning are leaks or compressor issues. If your air is blowing cool but not cold, the problem could be a clogged filter, cooling fan problem, radiator trouble, or it could simply be that you need to recharge your AC. When […]

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Does BMW Z4 have spare tire?

Does BMW Z4 have spare tire? The basic spare tire comes with the tire mounted on the wheel ready to use. When ordering the spare tire, you have the option to add a jack kit (which includes the jack and lug wrench and a tool tray) and/or a tire tote. Do BMW with run-flat tires […]

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