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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
No problem. I just wanted to warn you before you...

No problem. I just wanted to warn you before you started the job!!***55357;***56832;***55357;***56397;
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The lower timing cover is a very tough and time...

The lower timing cover is a very tough and time consuming job in the car. I had to remove bank 1 (right) head because the lower timing cover will not go back on (too tight). You also need a special...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
My bad! you will have to clear the code. When I...

My bad! you will have to clear the code. When I changed them I always had to clear the code. I am not sure if it will clear itself over time.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
You will have to jack up the car. Support it...

You will have to jack up the car.
Support it with jack stands
Remove the underbody covers (Phillips screwdriver, 8 mm socket)
Remove the reinforcement plate to the front (16mm and 18mm socket) ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
The oil level sensor will set a code that has to...

The oil level sensor will set a code that has to be cleared. You do not have to remove the pan to change the sensor on N62 engines. Yes, don't for get to change the orange seal.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Valve Stem Seals done for $2500 Atlanta Area

Valve Stem seals done for $2500 (N62/N62TU engine)
Includes valve cover gaskets, upper timing cover gaskets, valve stem seals.
The job is done with the engine in the car. Camshafts are removed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I now offer to pull the engine and do this job. ...

I now offer to pull the engine and do this job. I can also, do other jobs at a reduced cost. (While the engine is out the car).

-Secondary Air
-Alternator Bracket
- Motor Mounts
- Expanding...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
It is definitely not as easy as it looks in the...

It is definitely not as easy as it looks in the AGA video. That why I pull the cams when I do them.

Great Job!!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-17-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
BMW has been getting the blues from the N63 and...

BMW has been getting the blues from the N63 and N63TU engines. My buddy who is a Master Tech at BMW here in Atlanta says that they are pulling the engines and overhauling them. ( Pulling the engine...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-17-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Check to see if all the motors work on the seat. ...

Check to see if all the motors work on the seat. If one is not working, the seat will not calibrate and you will have to replace it first. My front seat bolster went out causing my 2009 X5 to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-17-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I just replaced a condenser on a 2011 BMW 740Li...

I just replaced a condenser on a 2011 BMW 740Li and it was leaking at the lower front passenger side. I did not see any damage other than the leak.
I am not ruling out a rock causing the failure...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Yes I do. About 2-3 days if no problems arise.

Yes I do. About 2-3 days if no problems arise.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
People complain about BMWs, but sadly, all the...

People complain about BMWs, but sadly, all the auto manufactures are using plastic valve cover, oil pans, thermostats, sensors, timing guides etc. They are lighter than metal, cost less and last...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I have seen a few broken timing guides when I...

I have seen a few broken timing guides when I pull valve covers. I don't know why they break so soon. I guess the heat, oil, and vibration from the chain cause them to break.
I wish they would...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
That was the second N62 with the timing guide...

That was the second N62 with the timing guide broken. The other one was a 06 BMW 750 with 138, 000 miles on it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
What's going on!! It had 140, 000 miles on it.

What's going on!! It had 140, 000 miles on it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-02-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Guys, When draining the transmission on these...

Guys,
When draining the transmission on these cars. You can simplify the refiling process by catching all the fluid that drains out. Measure it and put the same amount back in. Then you don't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Timing Guide Issue

Ok, I got a 2005 BMW 645 Cic. The car was running bad and it had the check engine light on.

I scanned the car and pulled the following codes:
2B65 DME: Camshaft sensor 2, exhaust
2A84 DME:...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,859
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
It happens on all of them. Some as soon as 80K...

It happens on all of them. Some as soon as 80K miles.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
It had about 147 K miles on it. It was smoking...

It had about 147 K miles on it. It was smoking and the owner wanted the other work done while I had it out.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
2007 bmw b7 alpina repairs

I dropped the engine on a 07 Alpina B7. I did the following jobs while it was out:
Valve Cover Gaskets
Upper Timing Gaskets
VANOS Solenoid Seals
Secondary Air System Cleaning
Motor Mounts ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 35,481
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
No problem! Yeah you access the drivers side but,...

No problem! Yeah you access the drivers side but, it is almost impossible to access the passenger side without pulling the valve cover.

I also, use a thin flex ratchet from Harbor Frieght to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 35,360
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
My shop has done extended warranty repairs for 3...

My shop has done extended warranty repairs for 3 customers that had Route 66 Extended warranty.
-2 valve stem seal jobs
-1 Alternator Bracket Seal

The one customer took the 04 BMW 545 to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
Valve Stem Seals done for $2500 ATL, GA

Valve Stem seals done for $2500 (N62/N62TU engine)
Includes valve cover gaskets, upper timing cover gaskets, valve stem seals.
The job is done with the engine in the car. Camshafts are removed...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Bmwaudivwdude
I have appointments Valve Stem Seals for...

I have appointments Valve Stem Seals for 2002-2009 BMW 545/550, 645/650, 745/750 and X5 4.4 and 4.8 N62 and N62TU engines. $2500 including parts.
Alpina B7 N62 engines are $2900. (due to the...
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