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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-16-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,077
Posted By bmwoem1
Valve stem seals done for $2500!

I just sent you a PM with ideas
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-09-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,077
Posted By bmwoem1
I've been getting many questions asking if I'm...

I've been getting many questions asking if I'm still doing the repairs.... The answer is yes. Please PM me or send email to bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-09-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,425
Posted By bmwoem1
I've been getting many questions asking if I'm...

I've been getting many questions asking if I'm still doing the repairs.... The answer is yes. Please PM me or send email to bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,506
Posted By bmwoem1
I've been getting many questions asking if I'm...

I've been getting many questions asking if I'm still doing the repairs.... The answer is yes. Please PM me or send email to bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
I've been getting many questions asking if I'm...

I've been getting many questions asking if I'm still doing the repairs.... The answer is yes. Please PM me or send email to bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,492
Posted By bmwoem1
I've been getting many questions asking if I'm...

I've been getting many questions asking if I'm still doing the repairs.... The answer is yes. Please PM me or send email to bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,492
Posted By bmwoem1
Not without removing the valve covers and...

Not without removing the valve covers and inspecting the seals.... If you have excessive smoke from the tailpipe after a hot idle, the seals most likely need to be replaced
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 16,492
Posted By bmwoem1
Thanks for the feedback! Anyone else interested...

Thanks for the feedback! Anyone else interested in the repair can PM me or email me at bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,425
Posted By bmwoem1
Thanks for the feedback! Anyone else interested...

Thanks for the feedback! Anyone else interested in the repair can PM me or email me at bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,506
Posted By bmwoem1
Responded via email.... The answer is Yes, I am...

Responded via email.... The answer is Yes, I am still doing the repairs. Anyone else can PM me or email me at bmwoem1@gmail.com
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
It is a warranty repair (if your car still has an...

It is a warranty repair (if your car still has an active warranty of course).... We do about 1 N63 valve stem seal job a week. The issue needs to be correctly diagnosed before the engine is torn...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
Yes, absolutely.... They fail even earlier than...

Yes, absolutely.... They fail even earlier than on the N62 due to the higher temperature.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By bmwoem1
Your symptoms point to leaking valve stem seals. ...

Your symptoms point to leaking valve stem seals. It's a very common problem with the 4.8i (I'm a BMW tech). Do a quick search on the forum and you'll find numerous posts about your exact issue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
The new seals which I use are upgraded.

The new seals which I use are upgraded.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,055
Posted By bmwoem1
I would hope the shop did those simple checks as...

I would hope the shop did those simple checks as part of their diagnosis
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,055
Posted By bmwoem1
The N63 is known for bad valve stem seals amongst...

The N63 is known for bad valve stem seals amongst people who work on these cars everyday..... We get about 1 N63 a week that needs valve stem seals done. They fail much earlier on the N63 vs the N62...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,055
Posted By bmwoem1
The N63 also the common valve stem seal problem...

The N63 also the common valve stem seal problem which will cause excessive oil consumption and smoke (they used the same part number seal as the N62 until about 2 years ago). The recall/campaign...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 23,998
Posted By bmwoem1
When the Vanos system is working correctly, the...

When the Vanos system is working correctly, the camshafts will adjust a specific amount of degrees when the solenoids are activated. The diagnostic software will activate the solenoids and measure...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 23,998
Posted By bmwoem1
I'll try to answer some of the questions I saw, ...

I'll try to answer some of the questions I saw, I quickly scanned through the thread so I apologize if I didn't address something. The parts included in this service action are common failures...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By bmwoem1
I just sent you a PM, I will also send you an...

I just sent you a PM, I will also send you an email about our January 30th appointment
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
The dealership will remove the heads since they...

The dealership will remove the heads since they have to do the repair "by the book".... You got a good price, are they goodwilling part of the repair? The 2 year warranty is a standard parts/labor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
I've seen this issue as early as 50k miles. By...

I've seen this issue as early as 50k miles. By 80k miles, I would say most N62/N62tu's will start consuming oil/smoking. Oil change intervals don't seem to have any affect on when the seals will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By bmwoem1
You guys can PM me or email at bmwoem1@gmail.com...

You guys can PM me or email at bmwoem1@gmail.com to set up an appointment
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,077
Posted By bmwoem1
You guys can PM me or email at bmwoem1@gmail.com...

You guys can PM me or email at bmwoem1@gmail.com to set up an appointment
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 20,506
Posted By bmwoem1
You guys can PM me or email at bmwoem1@gmail.com...

You guys can PM me or email at bmwoem1@gmail.com to set up an appointment
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