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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By fun2drive
5DF0 and 5DF1 codes are not present so it is NOT...

5DF0 and 5DF1 codes are not present so it is NOT the ABS/DSC module and is something else related to the transmission from what I can see.
Those codes are the common ones that will pop up if you get...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By fun2drive
First verify that your transmission is either GM...

First verify that your transmission is either GM or ZF. ZF typically has a green and metal data plate. Once you know it is for sure ZF then you can use the correct Life Guard fluid. This is a fully...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-22-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By fun2drive
I know what I would do. First of all had the...

I know what I would do. First of all had the plugs been pulled and cleaned after the valve cover gasket change? I ask because the oil there could well be residual from previous leaking. If you put...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By fun2drive
Have you jacked the car up and with the steering...

Have you jacked the car up and with the steering wheel unlocked moved the steering left to right and vice versa? That should tell you a great deal. From what you post the steering rack seems to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 132,488
Posted By fun2drive
As expensive as the top is I would NOT take a...

As expensive as the top is I would NOT take a change on anything but what BMW sells. Once you have the fluid you can research if there is a source that would be acceptable.
As I said before Pentosin...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By fun2drive
Local BMW CCA is your best bet for getting DIY...

Local BMW CCA is your best bet for getting DIY mentorship. All chapters run a coffee and cars type of meeting on Saturdays usually and that is your best place to get knowledgeable help.
Tampa has a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-19-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 132,488
Posted By fun2drive
Did you get your reservoir filled on the...

Did you get your reservoir filled on the electro-hydraulic pack?
If you did get this filled. How about posting how you did it....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 132,488
Posted By fun2drive
Yes there is. There is a site glass that shows...

Yes there is. There is a site glass that shows the fluid level. It is beyond this forum to try to explain how this can be checked but it requires taking most of the trunk floor out to gain access....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By fun2drive
I don't think you know if you have a problem with...

I don't think you know if you have a problem with the turbo or the waste gate or something else.
But that oil leak is most likely coming from the OFHG and a sure way as been mentioned (you said you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 132,488
Posted By fun2drive
When I have seen this happen it was usually...

When I have seen this happen it was usually because there was something in the spot when the top closed and it didn't stop as it should. If this happens with nothing in that spot then some linkage...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-10-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By fun2drive
Do yourself a favor and perform top maintenance...

Do yourself a favor and perform top maintenance regarding seal conditioning and linkage lubrication. This is NOT a maintenance free top. I don't know what you did with the SLK but if you operated it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-05-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By fun2drive
Bear in mind you need to pump the tranny fluid...

Bear in mind you need to pump the tranny fluid into the tranny but the local parts stores and Walmart have those for around 7 bucks.
Also be sure you have the correct size Allen wrench plug as BMW...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-05-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 132,488
Posted By fun2drive
No idea given you are in the UK but it is one of...

No idea given you are in the UK but it is one of the easier tasks to do on the vert. I would just be sure they identify it is a RSM first so that you don't spend money for a repair that doesn't solve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 132,488
Posted By fun2drive
Hutch91 Are you certain it is the top? I would...

Hutch91
Are you certain it is the top? I would have someone ride in the back because it seems more likely to be a suspension component than our top...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-01-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By fun2drive
If you like it that is really all that counts. ...

If you like it that is really all that counts.
Each to their own...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By fun2drive
Update and sorry for being late here. The...

Update and sorry for being late here.
The subassembly didn't correct the problem. There was no FRM problem either. Believe it or not the failure is inside the unserviceable light bucket. That is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By fun2drive
It does take a long time to get the oil that...

It does take a long time to get the oil that puked inside the engine manifold to clear itself. However the oil consumption should not stay high like 1L per 250 miles. Time for a compression test....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By fun2drive
Get the specific codes pulled If they show this...

Get the specific codes pulled
If they show this
5DF0 DSC: Hydraulic unit: pump motor
5DF1 DSC: Hydraulic unit: pump motor connector faulty
it is the ABS module.
My 335 is a 2007 and I replaced...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By fun2drive
Very unlikely you will go from 7/8 mm to...

Very unlikely you will go from 7/8 mm to something requiring replacement unless you have a caliper dragging. Caliper is the mechanism that had a piston that clamps down on the brake pads which then...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-12-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,924
Posted By fun2drive
FYI Brembo is an OEM for BMW as are many other...

FYI Brembo is an OEM for BMW as are many other companies. My M3 rotors were all Brembo boxed with the BMW stamps on them.
Regarding cool carbons. I run them in my 2007 because they have long life...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,638
Posted By fun2drive
Holds the form of the rubber trim piece so that...

Holds the form of the rubber trim piece so that it will not collapse.
Put it back in place to keep from getting a leak in that area.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By fun2drive
You know the dealer recommends replacing the OEM...

You know the dealer recommends replacing the OEM Bosch with Delphi coils. If you can get the Bosch and they worked OK for you before I say why not.
However there is a reason why the dealer...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By fun2drive
It is Bosch they are the only ones that produce...

It is Bosch they are the only ones that produce that for BMW. I would call modulemasters.com and see if your unit is repairable. Typically 08's are and for a modest sum of money compared to a new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By fun2drive
What year is your car? It matters because if it...

What year is your car? It matters because if it is a pre LCI there is no bulb there is a series of 3 bulbs soldered to an assembly that is replaceable when you pull the tail light bucket.
From...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-05-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By fun2drive
I would guess it depends on the environment you...

I would guess it depends on the environment you live in. I replaced mine at 62000 still going strong because I live in an area that once out of town would be a long tow to get someplace that can...
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