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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By l1tech
First off the idrive has no way of knowing how...

First off the idrive has no way of knowing how many miles are left on your brake pads, it is simply for inspection only. I do agree with you on the sensor issue though. Traditionally brake pads are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By l1tech
You could but you would have to test the + and -...

You could but you would have to test the + and - side of the heater circuit to the other wires of the sensor, and also the vehicles harness, looking for a short as just an open heater circuit would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By l1tech
The rack and pinion bushings are located at the...

The rack and pinion bushings are located at the rack and pinion mounting points.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By l1tech
Your alignment looks good and the tires are good....

Your alignment looks good and the tires are good. One thing that comes to mind is the rack and pinion bushings. If you have the car in the air and are looking for play in the steering components you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By l1tech
By aux fan are you referring to the main engine...

By aux fan are you referring to the main engine cooling fan?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By l1tech
Sounds like the starter has gone bad.

Sounds like the starter has gone bad.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By l1tech
What brand and size of tires are you running? Do...

What brand and size of tires are you running? Do you have a copy of the alignment sheet that you could post?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By l1tech
Don't forget the breather hose on the backside of...

Don't forget the breather hose on the backside of the valve cover as they usually break upon removal from the valve cover.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By l1tech
You have listed the modules but heave not listed...

You have listed the modules but heave not listed any errors with the exception of the O2 sensor. Are you sure there are even any errors to report because it doesn't look like it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By l1tech
How about starting simple and checking and...

How about starting simple and checking and adjusting the tire pressure. I know the mfgs recommend a certain air pressure but that number has always been low for me and different tires will react...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 749
Posted By l1tech
You are seriously asking for problems buying a...

You are seriously asking for problems buying a BMW, or any car, with 169,000 miles on it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By l1tech
I'm going to guess that the fan was on high and...

I'm going to guess that the fan was on high and therefore you could hear it so they thought it was a problem.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By l1tech
I definitely would not purchase the car until I...

I definitely would not purchase the car until I knew the exact reason for the suspension difference. Could have been in a accident or something along those lines.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By l1tech
OE fluid is ALWAYS the best. There are other...

OE fluid is ALWAYS the best. There are other fluids that will work but if you have an issue you will always wonder if it is your substituted fluid that is causing the problem.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By l1tech
A close friend of mine actually works for...

A close friend of mine actually works for AutoEnginuity in the tech support department. The tool is ok and ever evolving but if you do not have any experience with scan tools or know what you are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By l1tech
I'm still confused as to who said that 45 psi was...

I'm still confused as to who said that 45 psi was where it was supposed to be. I do automotive ac for a living in Phoenix where ac systems are worked just about as hard as they are ever going to get...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By l1tech
I'm still confused as to who said that 45 psi was...

I'm still confused as to who said that 45 psi was where it was supposed to be. I do automotive ac for a living in Phoenix where ac systems are worked just about as hard as they are ever going to get...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By l1tech
So what made you think that 45 psi was the number...

So what made you think that 45 psi was the number that you had to shoot for. Was this with the ac on or off? If it was off was the car running?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By l1tech
I know EXACTLY how you feel with the exception of...

I know EXACTLY how you feel with the exception of never owning another BMW again. The ones that I have owned, 5 over the years, have been almost bulletproof.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By l1tech
Unless there is an actual physical problem with...

Unless there is an actual physical problem with one of the spark plugs such as being cracked or an incorrect gap or something along those lines the spark plugs that you put in, although not OE plugs,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By l1tech
Most systems weather they are 4x4 or AWD only...

Most systems weather they are 4x4 or AWD only apply power to the front and or rear drivelines via the transfer case, the differentials are typically open. What you end up with is one front tire and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By l1tech
What you are describing here is a 4x4 and an AWD...

What you are describing here is a 4x4 and an AWD system. A 4x4 system you have to engage and an AWD system does it automatically. The majority of trucks are 4x4 (an SUV is not a truck) and cars are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By l1tech
What is the charging system voltage when the car...

What is the charging system voltage when the car is running?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By l1tech
What do you consider a true 4x4?

What do you consider a true 4x4?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,753
Posted By l1tech
Get whatever lifting device you choose and then...

Get whatever lifting device you choose and then use some ingenuity to make it work, no need to needlessly complicate it by over thinking the issue.
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