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Forum: 6 Series 04-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By WDKIK
Thanks...I'll see if my Indy has the capability...

Thanks...I'll see if my Indy has the capability to do such work, as I liked it as a feature
Forum: 6 Series 04-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By WDKIK
I did change the IVM last summer also...This was...

I did change the IVM last summer also...This was a $110 plug and play item that caused me all kinds of grief, with fault codes out the ying yang...Thanks for the advice so far though...
Forum: 6 Series 04-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By WDKIK
Could be...I did have a new battery...

Could be...I did have a new battery installed...although would not know why they would monkey around with programming...It's a thought though...Is there anything I can do, or is it a shop visit?...
Forum: 6 Series 04-22-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By WDKIK
2008 650 Using Key Fob to open close windows

Hello Everyone...last summer, I had been using my Key Fob to open and close the windows, sunroof etc...Seeing as Spring has finally arrived in Cincinnati, I decided to open the windows from my office...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-22-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,156
Posted By WDKIK
Great DIY...Tips and Tricks...helps making life...

Great DIY...Tips and Tricks...helps making life that much simpler...I have another 25K to go before I need to utilize this great guide you have created...Thanks
Forum: 6 Series 01-25-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,042
Posted By WDKIK
I've heard that as the transmission wears,...

I've heard that as the transmission wears, typically over 50K miles. it starts to have a very uniformed vibration. My 2008 has 70K, and has this very minor vibration...I know its the transmission as...
Forum: 6 Series 01-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By WDKIK
I recently installed Berger angel eyes on both my...

I recently installed Berger angel eyes on both my 2008 650i and 2009 328 xdrive...It was simple to do...just make sure you have medium to small size hands for the driver side replacement...Mine were...
Forum: 6 Series 01-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By WDKIK
Nice to know it's fixed and the root cause...

Nice to know it's fixed and the root cause...
Forum: 6 Series 01-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By WDKIK
I would have thought that if you have a...

I would have thought that if you have a valvetronic issue, you would see codes for that...Reading the original misfires on 2-3-5-8. cylinders...I would ask how many miles are on the car? Spark plugs...
Forum: 6 Series 01-08-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By WDKIK
I agree with all the suggestions offered,...

I agree with all the suggestions offered, inclusive of my own...I would check the vacuum hoses first...probably easiest to get to and cheapest to replace...You can spray some cold start, or choke...
Forum: 6 Series 01-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 721
Posted By WDKIK
I would change the fuel filter first...see if...

I would change the fuel filter first...see if that corrects the problem...if not, then I would focus in on the plugs...
Forum: 6 Series 08-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By WDKIK
Hope it continues to work for you...It's been...

Hope it continues to work for you...It's been more than 5 weeks since I replaced mine and all has been absolutely fine...
Forum: 6 Series 07-29-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By WDKIK
This is the...

This is the part..http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EA53&mospid=50475&btnr=12_1162&hg=12&fg=35&hl=1
Forum: 6 Series 07-29-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By WDKIK
Mine is a 2008 650i...The IVM is situated under...

Mine is a 2008 650i...The IVM is situated under the right hand side Micro Air filter box...Once you remove the micro filter box, you have direct access to the box containing the IVM and...
Forum: 6 Series 07-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By WDKIK
I had some of the starting issues and some of...

I had some of the starting issues and some of these codes showed up...I ended up changing the Integrated Voltage Regulator Module (IVM)...Costs around $110 and is simple to change...This unit is the...
Forum: 6 Series 07-07-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By WDKIK
I agree that 7 days is a long time...Took a...

I agree that 7 days is a long time...Took a couple of days for the ordered IVM to show up and less than 30 mins to install...Mine has been working well since the install...
Forum: 6 Series 07-04-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
Sorry to hear your bad news...Yorgi, posted a...

Sorry to hear your bad news...Yorgi, posted a very descriptive procedure on how to change the oil if you are so inclined...I'm sure others have done same for coolant...Will save you a few $100's...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-03-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By WDKIK
Mine has done this jerk push when coming to a...

Mine has done this jerk push when coming to a stop...does not happen on every occasion just once in a blue moon...I have around 63K miles currently...When I put mine in reverse, it seems to take ~ 2...
Forum: 6 Series 07-01-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By WDKIK
I concur with Justin...Simple 30 min replace and...

I concur with Justin...Simple 30 min replace and install module...I have driven ~380 miles since installation and performed about 25 start/stops...So far things are looking up...
Forum: 6 Series 06-28-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By WDKIK
The New IVM is now installed...It's the unknown...

The New IVM is now installed...It's the unknown waiting game now...I think once it gets past 1 month I can declare, FIXED" :-)
Forum: 6 Series 06-27-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By WDKIK
Just checked on the recall for the IBC...Positive...

Just checked on the recall for the IBC...Positive Battery Cable and the Insulated Bulkhead Connector and can confirm it was performed during the warranty period
Forum: 6 Series 06-27-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By WDKIK
Hello HerbP...I am not sure of the equipment used...

Hello HerbP...I am not sure of the equipment used to do the battery load test, I just assumed that these folks dealing with nothing but BMW's would have appropriate equipment...The battery is...
Forum: 6 Series 06-26-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By WDKIK
Engine Jerks and Transmission Fault latches

Hello All...I have seen the many threads on this topic, with very good suggestions on what the root cause might be...Typically, Battery and then Alternator are considered to be the prime items to...
Forum: 6 Series 06-26-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By WDKIK
My Indie advises against doing this oil...

My Indie advises against doing this oil change...They claim that there is a possibility that the smooth gear changes are lost, and that changing the oil will not help in the majority of cases get...
Forum: 6 Series 01-05-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By WDKIK
I had issues just recently here in...

I had issues just recently here in Cncinnati..weather got down to 15 degs F. My Car is driven daily...I left home and within 1 mile of the house, I had a transmission fault and the Engine...
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