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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By silverbimmer3
well maintained e46 will be harder and harder to...

well maintained e46 will be harder and harder to find, they either garage queen, or track car. it is 2014, so either it is a gem to keep, or a junk to rebuild.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By silverbimmer3
sorry i am not sure why your dealer couldn't...

sorry i am not sure why your dealer couldn't figure it out.
did you go to a dealer or indy? i would go to dealer if it is smg.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,619
Posted By silverbimmer3
thanks guys, maybe i shall jack up the car and...

thanks guys, maybe i shall jack up the car and check the under cover for more...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,624
Posted By silverbimmer3
n52

n52
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,624
Posted By silverbimmer3
Hello K my e61 had the whole cooling system...

Hello K

my e61 had the whole cooling system replaced in Nov. 2013. But, for the past few months, it started to need about 750ml of coolant mix every 650 miles, which is about a week worth of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,619
Posted By silverbimmer3
please help me...

sorry but I think this post is worth being brought to life.


Is constant low coolant a sign of bad head gasket? my e61 needs 750ml of coolant mix every 650 miles, about a week worth of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,315
Posted By silverbimmer3
Thank you for confirming this. It is great to...

Thank you for confirming this. It is great to know that coding is not needed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By silverbimmer3
looks like a tool hit to me. Do they take...

looks like a tool hit to me. Do they take pictures before you leave the car for them to service?

You have to talk to the service manager first; they should fix it for you if they did it, and if...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,315
Posted By silverbimmer3
??????????

May I ask you a question...

Every time you turn on the car, do the headlights point up and down to adjust themselves?

Some folks claimed that a battery disconnect will make the module work, but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By silverbimmer3
is this issue related to the turbo??? just...

is this issue related to the turbo??? just curious.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
Coolant temperature sensor will trigger the...

Coolant temperature sensor will trigger the warning light if coolant temperature is high. coolant temp. high usually means the engine is not being cooled well.


550i should have another...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
^^^ 550i has a v8 engine, so it is a little...

^^^ 550i has a v8 engine, so it is a little different. Just make sure you check the float stick is there, so nothing clogs the radiator.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
I think dealership will certainly deny what I...

I think dealership will certainly deny what I assumed. They will try to get away with my $3000, to cover up that incompetent technician who did the lousy job.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
Exclamation I think the missing float stick clogged the radiator!

It is not cheap: $900 to replace.

The water pump and thermostat were replaced in March 2013. Then there was a couple times yellow warning light about the engine temperature high; then the warning...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
Got update today - Radiator Clog - after...

Got update today - Radiator Clog - after replacing so many parts!

The radiator has been replaced once in Dec. 2009, so I'd say bmw radiators only last 3 years.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
I told the SA about possible air bubbles in the...

I told the SA about possible air bubbles in the cooling system, and he said they are 'doing it' while test driving car.

And I agree with you that it should be the technician's 1st task to find...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
Another day gone by........ no news from dealer. ...

Another day gone by........ no news from dealer. Is overheating such a puzzle for a dealership?! please tell me this is not typical.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
SA called and told me they are test driving it...

SA called and told me they are test driving it and so far haven't been able to reproduce the problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
still no news. car at dealer 24 hours now. ...

still no news. car at dealer 24 hours now.

this time if they don't get to the bottom, they get to deal with bmw usa!!


note that the car just had whole cooling system *replaced* by the dealer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
I see... would the overheating be caused by air...

I see... would the overheating be caused by air bubbles in the coolant, or too much coolant?

Thanks!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
Thank you for the info! Does this mean the...

Thank you for the info!

Does this mean the repair to the cooling system was a mistake of not being able to find the real problem?!

if yes, this is far from over...

BTW, the A/C seems to be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,225
Posted By silverbimmer3
sorry to revive the post... My N52 (e61)...

sorry to revive the post... My N52 (e61) recently had almost every part replaced for the cooling system (water pump, thermostat, expansion tank...), and still got engine temp warning light right...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 08-08-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By silverbimmer3
you might want to search the forum. I believe...

you might want to search the forum. I believe I've seen similar questions being asked multiple times by other members.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By silverbimmer3
probably not even if they are covered,...

probably not

even if they are covered, dealer can still deny service since these items cannot be diagnosed easily.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By silverbimmer3
bmw recommended 100k transmission fluid change on...

bmw recommended 100k transmission fluid change on e60/61.
not sure if it was done back then.

I asked my dealer to do it, and they said they did it, not sure if they told me the truth, but they...
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