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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By l1tech
If your going to be doing the oil pan now would...

If your going to be doing the oil pan now would be a good time to put 2 new OE engine mounts in to see if that solves your idle vibration.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By l1tech
Are you suggesting taking the normal support bar...

Are you suggesting taking the normal support bar and laying it front to back as opposed to left to right across the engine?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By l1tech
Often times the airbag module for the respective...

Often times the airbag module for the respective airbag needs to be replaced also when the airbags deployed as the result of an accident.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By l1tech
That is not a misfire. I think you have something...

That is not a misfire. I think you have something going on with he trans.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By l1tech
Sorry but I gave you wrong info before. Additive...

Sorry but I gave you wrong info before. Additive adaptation is at idle and multiplicative is under load. I get the 2 crossed because I am used to looking at stft and ltft. Can you post or a link to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By l1tech
You are lean on bank 1 (front 3 cylinders) at...

You are lean on bank 1 (front 3 cylinders) at idle. There is either a vacuum leak, an O2 issue or a fuel issue. It would be nice to know what the additive numbers are so we can get teh complete...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By l1tech
Which values are those, the multiplicative or the...

Which values are those, the multiplicative or the additive?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By l1tech
A smoke test, that makes more sense. My thoughts...

A smoke test, that makes more sense. My thoughts on compression tests, they only tell you basically if the piston is going up and down or if you have a major issue with the cylinders ability to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By l1tech
Have you done a compression or a cylinder leakage...

Have you done a compression or a cylinder leakage test on the suspect cylinder? You mention that you have done a smog test so you know you don't have any intake leaks, what does a smog test have to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By l1tech
I'm sure you don't have to replace all the...

I'm sure you don't have to replace all the solenoids. I'm not sure where you can buy just one solenoid, the dealer perhaps.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By l1tech
Can you post a link to the arms that you...

Can you post a link to the arms that you purchased?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By l1tech
What brand of control arms did you purchase? Did...

What brand of control arms did you purchase? Did you install them yourself? Was the suspension loaded before tightening the control arms?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By l1tech
There is a diy somewhere here of replacing the...

There is a diy somewhere here of replacing the solenoids, you have to remove the valve body, not really a big deal for a GOOD diyer. I would replace all the solenoids once I was able to confirm that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By l1tech
That is a circuit fault for shift solenoid 3....

That is a circuit fault for shift solenoid 3. Have you cleared the cleared all the codes and seen if they return? If they return AND YOU ARE 100% SURE THE FLUID LEVEL IS GOOD, I'd drop the pan and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By l1tech
It may be a good test but it is far from being...

It may be a good test but it is far from being definitive. As far as the crankcase vent hose heaters go, if I'm not mistaken teh heating wires run around the outside of the vent tubes away from...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By l1tech
You don't have an independent shop you can go to?

You don't have an independent shop you can go to?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By l1tech
Unless you have a signal generator you can not...

Unless you have a signal generator you can not test the fan by itself. What you can do is test for power and ground at the fan motor and then take a multimeter and see if you have a pwm signal to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By l1tech
. It's not going to be that easy. The...

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It's not going to be that easy. The oxygen sensor heaters are pwm through the ground side. The amount of current that is delivered to them is dependent on many variables. Simply plugging them...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By l1tech
No SMG on a 535I

No SMG on a 535I
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By l1tech
Fuse F04 in the under hood fuse holder is the...

Fuse F04 in the under hood fuse holder is the power for the oxygen sensor heaters AND also the heaters in the crankcase breather hoses, it's more than likely blown. Whats going to be fun is finding...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By l1tech
The only way the dielectric grease could cause...

The only way the dielectric grease could cause this problem is if you literally packed the cylinders full of it. If you had absolutely no knocking before you did the plug change and had a knock...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By l1tech
The driveshaft is not a constant clunking. It can...

The driveshaft is not a constant clunking. It can develop at higher speeds but is usually much more of an issue when taking off from a dead stop at moderate acceleration. It starts as a clunk or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By l1tech
My point was that whoever posted the ad on...

My point was that whoever posted the ad on Craigslist wants someone to believe that the car is worth $24,000
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By l1tech
While I have never used the Bavarian tech cable I...

While I have never used the Bavarian tech cable I can assure you that there is no way to reset the odometer. The mileage is stored in several different locations and the only way to reset it would be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By l1tech
The add says KBB value is 24,000. I haven't...

The add says KBB value is 24,000. I haven't looked to see what KBB values the car at but I guarantee you that it isn't close to 24,000
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