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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
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: 500
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: 500
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: 500
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: 500
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: 500
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: 387
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: 277
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: 277
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: 387
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: 387
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: 453
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: 453
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: 545
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: 453
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: 453
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: 453
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: 267
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: 704
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: 353
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: 353
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: 353
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
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By l1tech
Do you also hear a clunking noise that seems to...

Do you also hear a clunking noise that seems to be coming from under your seat? Could be the driveshaft.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By l1tech
I've been aligning BMW's for over 20 years and...

I've been aligning BMW's for over 20 years and not once have I EVER put weight in the car nor have i ever had any problems with any of the alignments that I have done. I have a couple friends that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 970
Posted By l1tech
A parked car that is left in the sun for a few...

A parked car that is left in the sun for a few hours is going to be roughly the same temperature with or without tint. If you think that tint is going to magically keep the inside of your car cooler...
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