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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-17-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Thanks When I got this car, I had found a...

Thanks

When I got this car, I had found a lot of dedicated "take it to a dealer" people. The good thing is, there's a huge diyer base too. I've even had Indys say take it to a dealer . But in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
anyone have any ideas? I'm about to have to...

anyone have any ideas? I'm about to have to replace the tstat again, and I definitely don['t want to do it a third time lol.

anyone know offhand if the tstat can be replace without removing the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Alright, I have got the car back functional again...

Alright, I have got the car back functional again and updated just about every module with an ODB cable, including nav :P

ONe of the modules that the car said DIDN'T need an update was DME,,,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-20-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
well, my connector is seated properly. I've...

well, my connector is seated properly. I've decided to update my cars software (it's odd, but this was suggested as a solution)... it is the new style t-stat. Who knows. Unfortunately, while I was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By cokewithvanilla
No need to change the column. I paid $100 and 30...

No need to change the column. I paid $100 and 30 minutes of work to add an ELV emulator. Assuming you can get the wheel unlocked, you cxan install this emulator and bypass the whole thing. The new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
I hear ya.. I was going to look at that tonight....

I hear ya.. I was going to look at that tonight. I just cant believe the effing thing went. I will also replace the coolant temp sensor. I believe the water pump has to be removed to get to the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Where is the hidden menu? Is there any way to...

Where is the hidden menu? Is there any way to read it in INPA?

If I have to take the damn water pump off again to replace this tstat im gonna be pissed! ha
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-19-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By cokewithvanilla
New Thermostat/water pump ... "jammed open" code

Hello,

I replaced my water pump and thermostat about a month ago. Yesterday I started getting the thermostat "jammed open" code.

How likely is it that my thermostat is actually stuck open when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-05-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By cokewithvanilla
ummm the title lol. "Malfunction in transmission"...

ummm the title lol. "Malfunction in transmission"

No codes, do not have the ability to read them. Buying a cable today. The Malfunction in transmission message comes up right when I start the car....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Malfunction in transmission

Hello!

Just when I thought i was done with repairs, this happened. I've gotten this message four times now. It happens right when I start the car, and if you don't look quick enough, it's gone....
Forum: General BMW 12-26-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Just ordered from AVTOTOOLS. They say they will...

Just ordered from AVTOTOOLS. They say they will ship it the 2nd.. it will probably take at least a week after that to get it. They offered faster shipping for $50...
Forum: General BMW 12-25-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By cokewithvanilla
ELV Emulator

Anyone order one of these?

I am in bad need of one and every site to order them is in some foreign language or looks very shady. Anyone have a reputable source?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Yeah, from what I could tell.. The cap wasn't...

Yeah, from what I could tell.. The cap wasn't bad. I cut it out and soldered a new one with no doffering results. As I said before, wiring it directly made it work. I'm guessing that little board,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-23-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Yes, a variable speed drive it is! I've now...

Yes, a variable speed drive it is!

I've now got the new pump and tstat installed... and what do you know, it works ;) the fan stopped going crazy and the water pump is chugging away. I got the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Sometime I might snail mail it to you. I'm sure...

Sometime I might snail mail it to you. I'm sure everyone here would love to know if they can be fixed.


It pisses me off. the damn thing works fine if you remove the damn circuit board...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
lol... at this point, i've removed the cap, and...

lol... at this point, i've removed the cap, and put in a comparable one from radio shack. Yes, only 85C.... but was gonna test. still doesnt work :)

Pierburg makes this pump... I just orded a new...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Alright. I had to mangle the plastic to get at...

Alright. I had to mangle the plastic to get at the cap. The plastic was all brittle... Idk what that gel stuff inside is called, I imagine its for cooling. I think it reads:
nichicon
220
BX 35V...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Multimeter. I'm gonna bridge the connections and...

Multimeter. I'm gonna bridge the connections and bypass the cap if I can to see if it works ... But it check out on the multimeter.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Yes. On the one side is the 4 prong connector....

Yes. On the one side is the 4 prong connector. The other side a three prong going into the motor. Connect power to the three prong, bypassing the control board, and it works no worries.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
I bypassed the control board and the pump...

I bypassed the control board and the pump works..... that's irritating. I'd rather have a mechanical one.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
That's plastic. Idk. I have to desolder...

That's plastic.

Idk. I have to desolder some stuff to get in there
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
The capacitor checks out. The pump is...

The capacitor checks out.


The pump is only $300 online and the tstat like 60. Probably $400 with hoses and whatnot... I wonder if it would just be safer to replace... after all, this has 122k...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Alight. got the water pump out. I plugged it...

Alight. got the water pump out. I plugged it directly to the car battery and it still wont spin. It spins a little, then makes a buzzing noise. Damn thing looks in good condition. I'm betting the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Ok, cool. I'm picking up the e10 torx...

Ok, cool.

I'm picking up the e10 torx tonight. I'm gonna pull the pump, and plug it in to a power source and see if I an get it to turn on. If not, new pump
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,652
Posted By cokewithvanilla
Is that supposed to be on the negative battery...

Is that supposed to be on the negative battery cable? I've got a wire back there that is connected to nothing... A 2 or three pin wire. Hmm. The battery is good. But the water pump isn't makig the...
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