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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thanks again. The slack reminds me of the slack...

Thanks again. The slack reminds me of the slack you'd probably see in a race car, where the drive line seems to bounce a little when the throttle and wheel speed are slightly less than matched. Of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By j_nolesfan
Not sure how to check the diff bushings but I the...

Not sure how to check the diff bushings but I the shop manual I ordered will probably explain it. I will say that part of what started me down the half shaft path was slack in the drive line. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By j_nolesfan
If that's correct, then putting the original...

If that's correct, then putting the original shaft back on shouldn't hurt anything. I should be able to tell within a few days if it's the DTC wants to keep complaining. The DTC usually acts up when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By j_nolesfan
Also, thanks fdriller9 for posting the link to...

Also, thanks fdriller9 for posting the link to the Pelican write-up. It covers the driver side nicely but I'm still confused on how to detach the passenger side shaft from the rear diff. I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By j_nolesfan
Here's the rest of the story...Yeah, I'm an...

Here's the rest of the story...Yeah, I'm an idiot. The old adage, "life is harder if you're stupid" should come with my picture.

Last year, I convinced myself that my driver side half shaft was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By j_nolesfan
Question Replacing 07 328i coupe CV half shafts...??

I feel like there's a little extra slack in the drive line and I was considering replacing the half shafts in hopes of tightening things up a bit. I can't find mention in this forum of anyone doing...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By j_nolesfan
I drove the car hard last night after cleaning...

I drove the car hard last night after cleaning and swapping the solenoids (intake to exhaust). No fault codes yet. Crossing my fingers! :cool:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
Only appreciation I want from a bank manager is...

Only appreciation I want from a bank manager is the folding kind. :rofl:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,991
Posted By j_nolesfan
I'm happy to report that after looking inside my...

I'm happy to report that after looking inside my oil filler hole with a flashlight I didn't find any hint of sludge like that shown in mars5887's link. I'm leaning towards a less than perfect oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,991
Posted By j_nolesfan
I think this is my squealing noise that I...

I think this is my squealing noise that I mentioned in my thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=805132&highlight=squeal). It's happened twice in the last month and about four...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
UPDATE: After cleaning and swapping sides...

UPDATE:

After cleaning and swapping sides with my VANOS solenoids yesterday, I drove it pretty hard last night and didn't get a single fault code. I know I'm not out of the woods yet but I'm...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thanks. It seems to be more of a cellular...

Thanks. It seems to be more of a cellular reception problem than a real fault. That's damn good news in my book. :thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By j_nolesfan
<sneeze!> This thread is dusty! I'm dusting it...

<sneeze!>
This thread is dusty! I'm dusting it off and bringing it back because I'm having the same issue. BMWhat doesn't show any error codes but this fault is starting to show up multiple times...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
Ok, I just cleaned both solenoids with Seafoam...

Ok, I just cleaned both solenoids with Seafoam spray and then blew them out with compressed air. I've also swapped them from intake to exhaust. This should tell me if there's an issue for sure.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thank you sir. I hope to hear lots of comments...

Thank you sir. I hope to hear lots of comments like this. I hate to drive my car and worry about what is going to break next. Hopefully, a new set of spark plugs, possibly a new solenoid, a valve...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
I like this comment and I think it goes along...

I like this comment and I think it goes along well with the OP's question At 100k, do you think it's time to start being ready to rebuild all kinds of things as they're at the end of their life...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
I actually blew them out with compressed air...

I actually blew them out with compressed air about two weeks ago. This code is since then. I'm considering swapping the solenoids to see if the problem follows it. Of course, cleaning it again...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By j_nolesfan
Interesting Saintor. I had a VANOS code from...

Interesting Saintor. I had a VANOS code from BMWhat and I am due for an oil change. I'm hoping that clears my issue as well.

Here's what I got:

Intake Vanos variable cam control test / Inlet...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thanks fdriller9. The power supply for the...

Thanks fdriller9.

The power supply for the CCC. I've seen where some people have rebuilt it in effort to resolve issues. There's also a cooling fan on the back that tends to fail. That might be my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thanks Brewder. I've watched several and I do...

Thanks Brewder. I've watched several and I do plan to replace both gaskets if I find that the Eccentric Shaft Sensor is contaminated or if any oil is going into any of the plug wells. In other words,...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thanks. I actually know an electrical...

Thanks.

I actually know an electrical engineer who can read circuits easier than most people could read a "Dick and Jane" book (not to be confused with "Dick IN Jane" ;)). If the power supply...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By j_nolesfan
I should have mentioned that about two years ago,...

I should have mentioned that about two years ago, I changed out the Mechatronic sleeve and replaced the fluid that drained out with Mercon SP. I don't think the module replacement involved any...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-27-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By j_nolesfan
Strange squeal / rough running? + issue dump

07 e92 coming up on 100k which means it's due for spark plugs.

Strange squeal

This strange squeal has happened four times total, twice in the last week and the other two times spread out over...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By j_nolesfan
BT ivini dongle ordered from Amazon. ETA the...

BT ivini dongle ordered from Amazon. ETA the 21st. Looks like they're stocking them in the US now.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By j_nolesfan
Thanks FDriller9. I've been going through...

Thanks FDriller9.

I've been going through this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=779496) and they've about convinced me to get the Dr Mercedes BT dongle...
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