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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By HPIA4v2
Well, I've been consistently getting 2C2E and...

Well, I've been consistently getting 2C2E and 2C3E, indicating that the voltage at lambda trim sensor to be 0.0V.

I have no misfire at cold, just when I give gas the engine is very sluggish and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By HPIA4v2
Did you get a code on your problem?

Did you get a code on your problem?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By HPIA4v2
my 535i is at 74k right now, I got code that...

my 535i is at 74k right now, I got code that point to dead O2 sensors.
symptoms to suggest it to, very rough, sluggish at cold but 2-3 minutes later car is fine


N54 535i is known to eat plugs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By HPIA4v2
Someone asked me to post O2 sensors for 535i...

So here they are.
I bought mine from FCP Euro, they are BOSCH 17202 and 17447
or if you want to buy BMW genuine parts, they are: 11787570760 and 11787557758

I believe they are LSU49 wide range...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-17-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By HPIA4v2
Yes, especially DP. I never seen aftermarket...

Yes, especially DP.
I never seen aftermarket exhaust creates issue with emission unless it's super custom made.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By HPIA4v2
Nice SUV. :thumbup:

Nice SUV. :thumbup:
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-16-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By HPIA4v2
Each LED bulb will power both rings on each side,...

Each LED bulb will power both rings on each side, so for the car you need two LED bulbs.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-16-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By HPIA4v2
Take it to specialist BMW shop for pre-sale...

Take it to specialist BMW shop for pre-sale inspection, about $225 to $300 if you are serious about the car.

Tell them to check the suspension in case it hit a big pot hole or something.
My...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By HPIA4v2
How old is the battery? Is it the original?

How old is the battery? Is it the original?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By HPIA4v2
Do you have a CEL(check engine light) on the...

Do you have a CEL(check engine light) on the dash, like an icon of engine when this happens"

Let me copy this from the other forums regarding N54 engine,

So on my quest to eliminate any sort of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By HPIA4v2
Not worth it, the camera that is. insurance...

Not worth it, the camera that is.
insurance will not bend down unless someone is in the hospital.
Even lawyers I talked to not showing any interest unless someone is injured, that's the fact of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,838
Posted By HPIA4v2
on N54, you need: 1) to replace spark plugs...

on N54, you need:
1) to replace spark plugs about 45k-miles, when driven aggressively maybe even every 30k.
2) walnut blasting due to direct injection and timing design (same with Audi and to some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,838
Posted By HPIA4v2
N54 was the first forced-induction from BMW in a...

N54 was the first forced-induction from BMW in a long-long time, and yes it's more complicated than NA engine.
Even Lexus has not ventured into forced-induction yet, cause they also know reliability...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By HPIA4v2
IMHO, PS fluid is more urgent than diff at that...

IMHO, PS fluid is more urgent than diff at that mileage.
I did mine and the diff fluid came out clean but PS is black (suppose to be green).
Never had to replace fuel filter even @100K on my X5...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By HPIA4v2
You can replace the sensor alone, and use the old...

You can replace the sensor alone, and use the old tank.
I'd check the tank condition visually just to make sure.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By HPIA4v2
I voted yes, they are in business selling parts...

I voted yes, they are in business selling parts so a bit biased there.
I'd say do it 1/2 as often as suggested.
But on some of those works, it's really peace of mind vs money, which one you value...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By HPIA4v2
When was the last brake flush? if it was 2-yrs...

When was the last brake flush?
if it was 2-yrs ago I think you are fine, if it's like 4-yrs ago I'd do it now. No relation to oil change btw, since you just need to take the cabin filter assembly...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 05-28-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By HPIA4v2
Oops

Oops
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By HPIA4v2
Wouldn't touch it with 10-ft pole.

Wouldn't touch it with 10-ft pole.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-04-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By HPIA4v2
I'd say take the car to BMW indy shop, I paid a...

I'd say take the car to BMW indy shop, I paid a good $300 for 3-4 hr inspection on the car to make sure everything is up to snuff.
buy only car with original warranty left, drive it for a 6months...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By HPIA4v2
does this problem starts when you have new set of...

does this problem starts when you have new set of aftermarket wheels?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By HPIA4v2
broken springs was a known issue on the old...

broken springs was a known issue on the old 3-series.
Wonder if the road-salt usage in winter is the culprit.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By HPIA4v2
Did you get a recall done on your trans? ...

Did you get a recall done on your trans?

Next I would take it to ZF or indy shop, ask them to do fluid level check on the trans. Make sure (I can't stress enough), the shops are familiar with ZF...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By HPIA4v2
1) Found active suspension leaking - Replace...

1) Found active suspension leaking - Replace active sway bar
most of them leaks, unless you need to top off PS fluid every month, I'd say skip it

2) Found engine oil leak - Replace engine oil...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By HPIA4v2
There could be a problem with the LED bulbs but...

There could be a problem with the LED bulbs but yes the flickers don't completely cease even after start up, it will blip a few times when engine on, but not often at all.
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