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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-29-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By jlb500
Update after Valve stem seals replaced

Just wanted to provide an update since the stem seals were replaced a couple months ago. The car now has 95K miles on it as compared to ~88K when the service was done.

The smoke was gone...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,308
Posted By jlb500
Valve stem seals done for $2500!

The other gaskets and seals were fine, but given the fact they needed to be removed to perform the repair it was wise to replace them - as well as the spark plugs.

BMWOEM1 showed me the old valve...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-28-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,308
Posted By jlb500
Valve stem seals done for $2500!

BMWOEM1 did a great job on my '06 x5 this past weekend. He replaced the valve stem seals among other gaskets and seals.

He was honest, professional, and transparent.

The smoke is gone. Car...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,308
Posted By jlb500
Hi.. I live in Westchester, NY and would...

Hi..

I live in Westchester, NY and would like to learn more about your valve stem service.

It's a 2006 x5 4.4i with ~86K miles. I've owned the car approximately 10 months. A few months ago, the...
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