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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
I've ordered a new Alternator for everyone...

I've ordered a new Alternator for everyone following this thread. I'm 100% sure that what I thought was a sound from my AC is coming from the Alternator, you can really hear it if you get close to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By aleks001
Question e90 325i Alternator and power steering pump issue ?

Hi Guys,

Could you have a look at this video I made and let me know what you think. I don't know if this is normal or not. My alternator pulley definitely has a wobble in it, but I don't know when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
All pulleys except alternator: ...

All pulleys except alternator:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CNyjlxqSeM&feature=youtu.be

Alternator:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqBShT_H0VI&feature=youtu.be

Vibration damper...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
So, I couldn't wait till the weekend and got to...

So, I couldn't wait till the weekend and got to pulling things apart. After looking at everything, I believe there is something wrong with my power steering pump, it rattles and my alternator's...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Yes, I saw in the Bentley manual, if it was the...

Yes, I saw in the Bentley manual, if it was the other one, I would have just paid a mechanic. Thanks for the threadlock idea, I will definitely do that.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
I guess what I will do next weekend is take the...

I guess what I will do next weekend is take the damper off, luckily on the N52 it is an easy job unlike some other cars where it has to be torqued to like 400NM. It might have cracked/be cracking at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,359
Posted By aleks001
I disagree with you. I have the one with the N52...

I disagree with you. I have the one with the N52 engine and the amount of crap I have had to fix is rediculous. By far the most expensive car in terms of maintenance I've ever had. My Mercedes was...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
This is super confusing I guess these are my...

This is super confusing I guess these are my questions then.

1. Is it possible if the vibration damper is faulty and say wobbling a little bit that the chain inside the engine around the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
After having a good look im 90% sure its the...

After having a good look im 90% sure its the vibration damper, who would have thought. It actually does explain a lot though. My low rpm rattle felt in the cabin. A low rpm metalic rattle you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By aleks001
I've seen this fluid on ebay australia retailing...

I've seen this fluid on ebay australia retailing for about $27 without shipping still expensive.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By aleks001
Unfortunately they are just in the US.

Unfortunately they are just in the US.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By aleks001
Yeah I've seen the liqui-moly stuff as well, but...

Yeah I've seen the liqui-moly stuff as well, but again, really hard to find and not cheap either might as well use ZF fluid.

From my understanding all E90's in AUstralia have the ZF transmission...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By aleks001
I can't find mercon SP in Australia. I will give...

I can't find mercon SP in Australia. I will give this fluid a go and will update how it goes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By aleks001
ZF 6HP19 Guinea Pig, who dares me ?

Hi All,

As you all know ZF lifeguard 6 is pretty expensive and even worse (In Australia anyway) really hard to find. Currently the best I can find is about $35 a litre. An australian company has...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Thanks for all the info I'm sure it will help...

Thanks for all the info I'm sure it will help other people in the future as well. After I have a look on the weekend I will most likely order a new compressor, the bearings/kits are not worth it and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Yeah I'm going to have a good look on the...

Yeah I'm going to have a good look on the weekend. But in fairly confident its the bearing. Do you know if these are repairable on my compressor ? I cant find parts for it anywhere.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Just because the sound only occurs when the ac is...

Just because the sound only occurs when the ac is engaged. In terms of coldness I would have to get a meter, but the AC definetly can blow freezing cold. I have found this video and some guy said...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Hi Everyone, So after getting my yellow...

Hi Everyone,

So after getting my yellow glasses and chepo uv light I had a quick look and don't believe I have any real leaks. There is very little green dye in the schrader valves but I believe...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By aleks001
Sorry, but I have to disagree with you. The...

Sorry, but I have to disagree with you. The amount of threads past this forum with pumps going just after 60K. Sure they might last a lot longer, but I would not take the risk, beacause when this...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By aleks001
I would recommend you change the water pump and...

I would recommend you change the water pump and thermostat and ignition coils if you haven't already.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-29-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Sorry, wasn't trying to imply that he was saying...

Sorry, wasn't trying to imply that he was saying that. I just see a lot of complaints about evaporators on BMW forums, like it's only BMW evaps that leak.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
I don't think they leak any more then any other...

I don't think they leak any more then any other manufacturer. The evaporator on mine is a denso according to realoem and I know for sure that this Japanese company has ac compressors and evaporators...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Yeah I believe you, maybe it's just moisture or...

Yeah I believe you, maybe it's just moisture or lack of refrigerant in the system and it's messing with the pressure and it's producing weird sounds.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Actually sounds just like this guys car: ...

Actually sounds just like this guys car:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkRm6q6eUKk
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By aleks001
Ahaha thanks for the pep talk :P I will find my...

Ahaha thanks for the pep talk :P I will find my leaks and get it re-filled just to rule out that this is the problem. I will get back on this forum when I have sorted all this out and let you know...
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