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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
Great advice! Thanks again!!! If the new...

Great advice! Thanks again!!!

If the new spark plugs don't fix the problem, I will take it to the Dealer and get it repaired if they can guarantee that their diagnosis is right.

Man, I wish...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
On a scale of 1 to 100, what are the chance of my...

On a scale of 1 to 100, what are the chance of my car having a bad compression on cylinder #4 or any related valve(s)? What is the average cost to fix it if I am that unfortunate with such bad luck?...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
Can a bad coolant temperature sensor (part #...

Can a bad coolant temperature sensor (part # 13621433077) or vanos solenoids cause cylinder #4 to continue to misfire even after six new ignition coils are installed and swapping the spark plugs?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By 06530IDAN
Okay, that was a joke. :) If I were you, I...

Okay, that was a joke. :)

If I were you, I would either go on Ebay the buy the most expensive Diagnostic Machine available or go to Auto Zone or one of your local auto part stores and get them to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By 06530IDAN
Wow, thanks for letting us know. :liar:

Wow, thanks for letting us know. :liar:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By 06530IDAN
I have changed out my water pump and thermostat a...

I have changed out my water pump and thermostat a few months ago at around 84,000 miles (no labor costs because it was a DIY). I have heard other owners still have the originals at 120,000 miles or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
Tuppidsay, Thank you so much for your...

Tuppidsay,

Thank you so much for your time!!! I will definitely update my findings as soon as a solution is found. I'd take my car to your shop if you were local. :thumbup: It might be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
I think I will take it to the Dealer and see if...

I think I will take it to the Dealer and see if they can fix it. They are supposed to be the experts, right? lol

Should I just tell them cylinder #4 misfire with Code 29D0, play stupid and go...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
So there is no misunderstanding, here is what...

So there is no misunderstanding, here is what happened:

1. I installed six new ignition coils
2. I Started the car and SES (29D0) came on as the car idles down.
3. I cleared the code (29D0)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
After I installed six new ignition coils, I...

After I installed six new ignition coils, I started the car. As the engine idles down, the SES popped up as usual.

Then, I unplugged the valvetronic motor and the following codes pops up: ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
How long do I let the engine run after I start it...

How long do I let the engine run after I start it with the valvetronic motor unplugged?

Thanks,

Daniel
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
Yes, the problem doesn't seem to happen often...

Yes, the problem doesn't seem to happen often when starting the engine cold. But then again, I can expect it to happen more than 80% of the time when I start the engine when ever...

If I really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
Hi Tuppidsay, As the RPM idles down to 600...

Hi Tuppidsay,

As the RPM idles down to 600 after I start the car, I can feel the miss. That's when the SES comes on with the same code.

When I clear the code, I can drive as long as I want...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
Hi Tuppidsay, Thanks for the response. ...

Hi Tuppidsay,

Thanks for the response.

I am getting Code 29D0 (cylinder 4 misfire) on my Bavarian Autosport Oil Service Light Reset Tool with Engine Fault Code Reader.

I bought the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 471
Posted By 06530IDAN
SES pops up as car idles down after starting the car

From my understanding, a misfire usually occur when the engine is missing one or more of the three components to create a combustion: fuel, spark and compression.

In my case, I keep getting the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By 06530IDAN
I believe that hole is for one of the temperature...

I believe that hole is for one of the temperature sensors. That hose is very easy to replace. If I remember it correctly, all you have to do is pry out the metal clip with a flat screw driver,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By 06530IDAN
Yep, I do the same foreplay; making sure she is...

Yep, I do the same foreplay; making sure she is warm and lubricated before I pump her.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,416
Posted By 06530IDAN
Unless it can acknowledge you or communicate with...

Unless it can acknowledge you or communicate with you directly, then it's okay to give it a name.

Based on my questionable and unsolvable experiences, for the heck of it, I think I will name...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By 06530IDAN
Hey BMWOEM1, Thanks for the reply! ...

Hey BMWOEM1,

Thanks for the reply!

The wires for the ignition coil plug were repaired because I could see the live wires exposed and sparkling (shorting). I must have damaged them when I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By 06530IDAN
Could it be the ignition/injection harness?

Hey guys,

I really hope you can help me.

My car is a 2006 BMW 530i (N52) with approximately 85,XXX miles.

Usually within 1 minute after I start the car, the SES (Service Engine Soon...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 859
Posted By 06530IDAN
This is the one I have:...

This is the one I have: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_dF0M_m794

This particular one clicks (not beep).

For the price, it beats taking it to the shop to make sure my intake manifold and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 859
Posted By 06530IDAN
Based on trials and errors, I now have two torque...

Based on trials and errors, I now have two torque wrenches. The unreliable Harbor Freight one caused me to buy this one a month ago:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By 06530IDAN
It looks like a good price with less than 50,000...

It looks like a good price with less than 50,000 miles. I think warranty premium for cars with less than 50,000 miles are less costly. I'd search around for warranty options and go from there.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By 06530IDAN
Line #617

Look at this guy's car. I think he over waxed it. There's hardly any protection left for that beautiful engine. :stickpoke
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By 06530IDAN
The price looks reasonable. What was the labor...

The price looks reasonable. What was the labor cost to do the transmission filter and fluid change?
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