HELP. PLEASE.

Asked by May 20, 2014 at 09:48 AM about the 2006 BMW 3 Series 325i Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hello, I have a 2006 325i BMW with
right at 82k miles... My first concern
is the check engine light. When I turn
my car on, the light will appear as
well as many others and then quickly
disappear once the car is entirely on,
however, when the car is in park
without the engine on the service
engine light is the only one that
appears. Is this normal or should I be
worried? I also am having concerns
about a weird whistling sound when
driving but this only happens when
the car has been sitting and goes
away after the car is being driven for
a bit. Any answers? Thanks guys!

1 Answer

275,565

The whistling and CEL are related. I suspect you have a vacuum leak on one of your hoses. Open the hood to see if you can pinpoint the area of the whistling and replace the cracked part. You can alsoscan for the codes to help you determine if the CEL light is on for another reason.

Your Answer

BMW 3 Series Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    5,400
  • #2
    Robert Charlson
    Reputation
    1,740
  • #3
    grolyate
    Reputation
    1,300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 5 Series
487 Great Deals out of 16,407 listings starting at $995
Used BMW M3
29 Great Deals out of 1,841 listings starting at $5,495
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
759 Great Deals out of 26,145 listings starting at $1,995
Used Audi A4
252 Great Deals out of 12,336 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Mustang
348 Great Deals out of 41,846 listings starting at $1,488
Used Honda Accord
801 Great Deals out of 89,314 listings starting at $1,444
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
536 Great Deals out of 21,740 listings starting at $1,999
Used BMW 7 Series
118 Great Deals out of 5,226 listings starting at $2,995
Used BMW 6 Series
65 Great Deals out of 2,415 listings starting at $5,995
Used BMW X5
401 Great Deals out of 16,626 listings starting at $2,800
Used Dodge Charger
318 Great Deals out of 36,216 listings starting at $1,999
Used BMW M5
8 Great Deals out of 528 listings starting at $8,500
Used BMW 1 Series
39 Great Deals out of 1,038 listings starting at $4,980

Used Cars For Sale

2018 BMW 3 Series For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 7,643 listings starting at $30,445
2017 BMW 3 Series For Sale
141 Great Deals out of 3,208 listings starting at $23,925
2016 BMW 3 Series For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 1,090 listings starting at $14,688
2015 BMW 3 Series For Sale
184 Great Deals out of 3,493 listings starting at $13,995
2014 BMW 3 Series For Sale
241 Great Deals out of 3,796 listings starting at $11,979

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.