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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
OK, I've ordered the BMW Eccentric Shaft Sensor...

OK, I've ordered the BMW Eccentric Shaft Sensor SIEMENS VDO 11377524879 for $248.00 (are we allowed to post prices?) and the gasket for the sensor as well as the valve cover gaskets and bolts set....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I found a video of the replacement. I have to...

I found a video of the replacement. I have to remove the valve cover to get to it. I'm wondering if anyone knows the number of the kit that is available for the valve cover, bolts and seals?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I found this listed...

I found this listed http://engine-codes.com/p1017_bmw.html Valvetronic eccentric shaft guiding sensor solenoid loss bank 1 What is this and where is this? They say repair effort is 3 for hard. I am...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I was at a foreign car repair shop yesterday due...

I was at a foreign car repair shop yesterday due to my wife's Subaru needing head gaskets. The guy was nice enough to run his machine on the BMW. He said he suspected a crank position sensor before...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
What does it do short of coding? Or did you mean...

What does it do short of coding? Or did you mean that it does coding? All of these new terms are a learning curve for me!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I'm just curious, why is everyone going to the...

I'm just curious, why is everyone going to the VANOS for this situation rather than a possible injector leak down? I've got another FI vehicle and it had a leak down on an injector and it did almost...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Running rough

It only runs rough for a few minutes at the most. It levels out and after about 3-5 minutes runs at 600 RPM. Mine has an automatic. I don't have a code reader. What one do you recommend? It looks...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
service engine light

The service engine light has come on a few times but then it goes out. It hasn't stayed on and it doesn't come on in the morning when I'm having the issue. It has been doing this for about 4 months...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
2006 530 XI wagon wants to stall

I did a search for this and didn't find any results that seemed to help. When I first start my car in the morning lately the idle will drop then go back up and then drop and then go back up. This...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 02-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,788
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Love it any way they make it!

Love it any way they make it!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Hmmmm...I could swear mine is an M11 according to...

Hmmmm...I could swear mine is an M11 according to some posts I've read. Maybe not.
I'll check at ACE for that size.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
N52, I am sure.

N52, I am sure.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I figured that may have been the reason...

I figured that may have been the reason why...however, there is this compound you can get called Anti Seize compound that was invented just for that scenario. I suspect that BMW doesn't want to spend...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Bolt replacemnt on belt tensioner

OK, I've searched all over this forum and can't find an answer to this simple question. is there a Belt Tensioner bolt available made out of STEEL? One I can put anti seize compound on and not have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Tstat

Where is the tstat? And where can a guy get a tank for a decent price? Does it come with the rod in it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Rod in coolant tank all of a sudden is missing...

The rod that pops up when you fill the coolant tank on my car is all of a sudden not there. Is this a problem that I need to address? I suspect it came off and fell in the bottom of the tank. I also...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
OK, mind is a 2006. But I sure would expect the...

OK, mind is a 2006. But I sure would expect the same procedure. When it told me to push in the radio button twice I thought someone was just being a clown. But no, it worked. :)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Let me know if it works for you. What year is...

Let me know if it works for you. What year is your car?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
This makes the most sense so far. But I will say...

This makes the most sense so far. But I will say that NEITHER fob will allow CA.
At least not at this time. Could that have happened when the third fob was purchased?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
CN03464 ran it and it says I have comfort access....

CN03464 ran it and it says I have comfort access. But I'll be darned if it works by holding the door handle the way the book shows.
And I'm going out right now to see if it starts without the fob in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
It works like a "regular" remote. I've tried...

It works like a "regular" remote. I've tried grabbing the door handle to no avail. I guess I haven't tried to start it without the fob in the column. I'm going to go try that right now. Both fobs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
This worked for me...

1. Turn your phone off and back on while sitting in the vehicle.
2. Then turn the Bluetooth on on your phone
3. Go to the Bluetooth menu on the car.
4. Press the Search button on the radio twice....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 668,360
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I have an old LG 600G flip phone and it works. It...

I have an old LG 600G flip phone and it works. It just won't show a number of the lists. Last called is there as well as a couple others but a couple are not showing. Address book being one. Other...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Comfort Access question

I have a 2006 BMW 530XI wagon. When I purchased it, it only had one fob and key. I decided the smart thing to do was to have two so I purchased an extra. It was programed to the car and it works...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-11-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,474
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Thanks for this information. I seriously thought...

Thanks for this information. I seriously thought it had to be a dry humor joke. But sure enough, press the search button twice...WHY ISN'T THAT IN THE INSTRUCTIONS anywhere? I have the book and it...
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