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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Bimmerx53
"Very Generic" OBD Code? (P2458)

Hi, so today my check engine lights went off and had it checked by Auto Zone who said the code was P2458. I asked the dealer and they said the code is "very generic" so they would have to check it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,406
Posted By Bimmerx53
Just to avoid starting a new thread, my trunk...

Just to avoid starting a new thread, my trunk "closes" but the the primary latch isn't pulling the trunk closed as it's supposed too. I asked a guy at Auto Zone and he said the center hook isn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 127,772
Posted By Bimmerx53
Oh didn't think about the adhesive becoming...

Oh didn't think about the adhesive becoming brittle. I'll definitely put some screws into it, thanks!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 127,772
Posted By Bimmerx53
A note to take into consideration for anyone...

A note to take into consideration for anyone wanting to make the wooden ramps, feel free to skip the nails and drilling. I just used "liquid nail" which cost around 2 bucks. Simply glue the planks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-02-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 127,772
Posted By Bimmerx53
Lol now I see why jack points are located where...

Lol now I see why jack points are located where they are.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,510
Posted By Bimmerx53
Oh! Sorry about that! I read it in the comments...

Oh! Sorry about that! I read it in the comments section in a DIY video. Some lady said she got a dash warning telling her to replace it within 300km. (Judging by the "km" I'll assume she may have the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,510
Posted By Bimmerx53
The vehicle would give you a warning saying...

The vehicle would give you a warning saying something along the lines of "replace fuel filter within xxxxx miles..." and if you don't by that distance, the vehicle will not start. Same thing goes for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,671
Posted By Bimmerx53
To somewhat answer the OP's question regarding...

To somewhat answer the OP's question regarding how much is required (If it's even of any concern to anyone now). After a 16,000 mile oil change, I filled up the DEF myself and saved $100 than if I...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-18-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,209
Posted By Bimmerx53
I second that. I've been running my 8500 x50 with...

I second that. I've been running my 8500 x50 with just Ka band "on" and so far I've never came across a police officer running anything other than Ka, or laser. Just as an option for anyone living in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
Sorry for the late reply guys! Got lost in other...

Sorry for the late reply guys! Got lost in other things and completely forgot to post what happened. So I took it to the dealer to fix up and they ended up replacing the FRP Sensor, the Fuel Pump,...
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,209
Posted By Bimmerx53
I've gone through about 3 beltronics, 2...

I've gone through about 3 beltronics, 2 passports, and one V1 just to see which is the best for where I live (Austin) and how I drive (Mostly 20 min commute and frequent trips to Dallas). After...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
That explains a lot. I didn't know that about...

That explains a lot. I didn't know that about piggybacks. Definitely going to be getting a remap next time.







Awsome. Knowing how quick dealers can rack up the charges, that makes me a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-04-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,627
Posted By Bimmerx53
JBD screwed up the FRP sensor on my 2011 x5d....

JBD screwed up the FRP sensor on my 2011 x5d. Just throwing out a personal experience. I might have gotten a faulty unit though considering how many people had good experiences with JBD.

Sent...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-03-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,627
Posted By Bimmerx53
Did the dealer find out the JBD was installed, or...

Did the dealer find out the JBD was installed, or does it go unnoticed when removed?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
Did the engine cut out randomly when you were...

Did the engine cut out randomly when you were running on 5 cylinders?
The car feels like its running on all 6 without the JBD so I guess I just got a faulty unit?

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5TX7-ywI6I&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5TX7-ywI6I&feature=youtu.be

Here's what the car does whenever I start the car while the JBD is connected if anyone was interested. It was like this with every...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
I've attached the pictures of the pins. Seem...

I've attached the pictures of the pins. Seem perfectly fine to me.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
Would the JBD have caused the sensor to fail? ...

Would the JBD have caused the sensor to fail?



Just checked the pins and everything is in perfect condition. Found myself daring enough to put it into gear today with the JBD plugged and it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
I had AutoZone print out a reading for me since I...

I had AutoZone print out a reading for me since I don't have a diagnostic tool. Here's what the slip says:

Troubleshooting P0193

"Definition:
ááFail rail pressure (FRP) sensor circuit
High...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Bimmerx53
Anyone experience this with JBD?

So I plugged in the JBD today and when I started it, the car just started sputtering, the interior lights would flicker, and the crank is much longer now. Then when I removed the JBD and plugged in...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 09-26-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Bimmerx53
Im new to using wheel cleaners and was wondering...

Im new to using wheel cleaners and was wondering if the spray getting onto the brake disks could potentially degrade the disks?

I just used Meguires Hot Rims spray for the first time and it got...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,154
Posted By Bimmerx53
I ordered a chip from JBD for my 35d which i've...

I ordered a chip from JBD for my 35d which i've heard no complain so far. But I also came across these companies, the first one making identical power to the JBD for less and the other being able to...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-31-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Bimmerx53
MAJOR UPDATE: I just got in touch with the...

MAJOR UPDATE: I just got in touch with the colleague with the Super Duty and told him i'll help out with powering the system but he told me to "NEVER do that with an ordinary Cigarette Lighter."...
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-31-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Bimmerx53
Sounds good then. Thanks guys!

Sounds good then. Thanks guys!
Forum: General BMW Questions 05-31-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Bimmerx53
Yes. The generator is outside while the music...

Yes. The generator is outside while the music being played is inside an insulated building. This not loud club music, this is only done to set an "atmosphere" I guess is a good way to describe it.
...
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