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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By Theduke
I had an issue like this on my old e39 and it was...

I had an issue like this on my old e39 and it was a final stage unit.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Theduke
A price would be helpful to sell it.

A price would be helpful to sell it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,663
Posted By Theduke
2010 535i X-Drive at 100K miles. It's been very...

2010 535i X-Drive at 100K miles. It's been very reliable.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Theduke
You should be fine. If you don't have vacuum to...

You should be fine. If you don't have vacuum to the turbo, it fails in the open position and just won't spool... Meaning you won't get boost and won't have as much power.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Theduke
Put a scanner on it and see if there are any codes

Put a scanner on it and see if there are any codes
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Theduke
I just googled that and got it in 5 seconds! ...

I just googled that and got it in 5 seconds!

Just type in your engine model with "VCG DIY"
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Theduke
http://bd8ba3c866c8cbc330ab-7b26c6f3e01bf511d4da33...

http://bd8ba3c866c8cbc330ab-7b26c6f3e01bf511d4da3315c66902d6.r6.cf1.rackcdn.com/PDF_11799_BMW_N54_Valve_Cover_Gasket_Replacement.pdf
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,026
Posted By Theduke
One of the most common forms of vibration or...

One of the most common forms of vibration or shake is from an unbalanced wheel.... Make sure they are properly balanced for highway speeds and they are not bent which can cause shaking.

Warped...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 21,642
Posted By Theduke
Heated seats in San Jose? Ha!

Heated seats in San Jose? Ha!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Theduke
I'm thinking there's something going on other...

I'm thinking there's something going on other than the cold for all of those issues. I have been driving the E60 (and other BMW's) for 10 years in MN where our temps reach as low as -30 F and I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Theduke
Codes would be the fastest way to see if there is...

Codes would be the fastest way to see if there is anything obvious - even a local parts store will have a basic OBDII scanner to read basic codes. I would thoroughly check all of the fuses in the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Theduke
Won't hurt to check... If you were closer I...

Won't hurt to check...
If you were closer I would help you with the walnut blasting. Murrells inlet sounds good this time of year compared to MN!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Theduke
Most misfiring is generally from plugs or coils,...

Most misfiring is generally from plugs or coils, but I got misfires after my walnut blasting. Turned out I didn't get the air intake ducting or vacuum line on properly and under throttle the leak...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Theduke
I feel for you and wish I had more to offer. ...

I feel for you and wish I had more to offer. This electrical system will behave erratically if something is wrong! Many of my symptoms varied by the day but one thing was consistent..... Increased...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Theduke
My main point was just to make sure you check the...

My main point was just to make sure you check the simple things first such as fuses. In my case, fuse 29 was my diagnostic power (OBD port) and it was wreaking havoc on the electrical system as the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Theduke
I just went through this. Check fuses in glove...

I just went through this.
Check fuses in glove box. I had fuse 29 blown and my windows were not working, lights were doing weird things, battery draining, etc. I changed my battery as well and it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Theduke
Local dealer was $66

Local dealer was $66
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Theduke
I have seen numerous examples of the headlight...

I have seen numerous examples of the headlight wiring harnesses breaking and the wire insulation coming undone. I have never had the problem or tried to replace, but I would assume that you would be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Theduke
Google would provide better results than a BMW...

Google would provide better results than a BMW forum
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Theduke
if the problems started directly after replacing...

if the problems started directly after replacing the starter, I would retrace my steps and check anything that would have been disconnected in terms of vacuum lines, air intakes, throttle body and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Theduke
Registering the battery can be done at the...

Registering the battery can be done at the dealer, or a shop that has the proper software. It can also be done by you if you have the proper cable, software and know how.
The purpose of registering...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 11-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,564
Posted By Theduke
That would be fantastic. I am interested. Once...

That would be fantastic. I am interested. Once you get solid plans (assuming they include coding, of course) let me know and I will schedule something at your convenience. Look forward to meeting...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 11-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,564
Posted By Theduke
If you make it to MSP in December or January I...

If you make it to MSP in December or January I would love to hook up and discuss some programming. If you plan a trip, let us know.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,386
Posted By Theduke
Shawn, can I get info on 2016 North American...

Shawn, can I get info on 2016 North American Premium Navigation Update for CIC ?
Thanks!
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-17-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 779
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Views: 77,777
Posted By Theduke
I got this corrected, but I aim still getting the...

I got this corrected, but I aim still getting the Errors I described above in post #368. Any idea what would be triggering this?
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