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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By sptt144
I would say yes. They can see if there was any...

I would say yes. They can see if there was any damage to the vehicle and repair any issues that haven't been brought up to snuff for you.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By sptt144
If it is a strong crank then it can be a few...

If it is a strong crank then it can be a few different things. Your best bet is to have someone check it with a scanner to see what error codes are being activated. You don't want to have us guess...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By sptt144
Need more info. A BMW car just dying doesn't...

Need more info. A BMW car just dying doesn't automatically mean the fuel pump. Does it crank but not start? Is it totally dead? No power whatsoever?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By sptt144
Doesn't make any sense.

Doesn't make any sense.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By sptt144
Turbos, Engine, or Transmission.

Turbos, Engine, or Transmission.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By sptt144
454425 es. It's the gauge check through the...

454425

es. It's the gauge check through the cruise control stock. It definitely reads a little different than from the idrive check display and can throw folks off although it's telling you the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By sptt144
Seems like a killer deal there!

Seems like a killer deal there!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By sptt144
No. Shift solenoids are inside the transmission...

No. Shift solenoids are inside the transmission on the bottom when you take off the Transmission cover/pan. That is a Crankshaft or Camshaft sensor (usually interchangeable and on the engine).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By sptt144
"OK" means you are good. Don't add oil unless it...

"OK" means you are good. Don't add oil unless it says to add.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By sptt144
Yes. Is possible without using jacks and you can...

Yes. Is possible without using jacks and you can get under it and drain the oil perfectly.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By sptt144
No experience with this car. Sounds like you...

No experience with this car. Sounds like you have tried most "throw at it" repairs. Is it just throwing a misfire code, nothing else? Assume you did plugs as well already.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By sptt144
Yes. I removed it and poured out enough oil to...

Yes. I removed it and poured out enough oil to write my name on the concrete with (kind of like dripping syrup on pancakes). The intake tube to the can was very wet. The output tube was dry...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By sptt144
You know you want to stay outside and sleep next...

You know you want to stay outside and sleep next to it!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By sptt144
Check out thread #3 ...

Check out thread #3


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=405949
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By sptt144
Just started happening to mine. Good to know!

Just started happening to mine. Good to know!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,567
Posted By sptt144
Took mine in just recently for a valve cover...

Took mine in just recently for a valve cover repair under warranty. Had to take my meth injection out and my charge pipe, oil catch can, methh tank, methanol pump, FSB controller, tubing, etc. I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By sptt144
Interesting read. May not apply to yours if it's...

Interesting read. May not apply to yours if it's a single twin:

http://www.bmwforums.info/guides-how-tos/4640-bmw-n54-engine-twin-turbo-rattle-boost-to.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By sptt144
http://www.amazon.com/ELM-Bluetooth-Diagnostic-Sca...

http://www.amazon.com/ELM-Bluetooth-Diagnostic-Scanner-Wireless/dp/B0076KBPNI
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By sptt144
Lift the hood and have someone operate the wiper...

Lift the hood and have someone operate the wiper fluid and see if you can see it squirting anywhere in there.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By sptt144
I always thought Gomer Pyle was an ace mechanic...

I always thought Gomer Pyle was an ace mechanic because he would reach into an engine and fix things immediately!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By sptt144
Wastegate shouldn't get worse. It's an actuator...

Wastegate shouldn't get worse. It's an actuator rod in a bushing near the wastgate side causing the rattle. They replaced mine under warrranty but it didn't really bother me that much.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By sptt144
I only have a $30.00 OBDII bluetooth reader (and...

I only have a $30.00 OBDII bluetooth reader (and Torque App) and when my car started misfiring, it showed cylinder #3 misfire. I took off the engine cover and saw there was oil going into 3 and 4...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By sptt144
I installed an aftermarket charge pipe on mine to...

I installed an aftermarket charge pipe on mine to add methanol injection and did not get the neck to the intercooler fitted right. After a while, I stepped on it and got a loud "pop" sound and then...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By sptt144
Further research: "Your engine runs on air,...

Further research:

"Your engine runs on air, fuel and spark. The spark is the center of it all, and for that we need electricity. Your battery supplies electricity, but only enough to get you a few...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By sptt144
[QUOTE=fdriller9;8468312]That's not entirely...

[QUOTE=fdriller9;8468312]That's not entirely true.

The alternator DOES power the vehicle once the engine is running. However, when the vehicle is initially started, the battery does supply all the...
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