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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
No. In my case replacing this sensor corrected my...

No. In my case replacing this sensor corrected my problem. 1000 miles on the car since.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By edes300
bmw 2009 5351 $10000 / 97,000 miles what should I be looking for

There are certain things that go bad on most n54 engines by this mileage. Make sure water pump has been replaced, oil filter housing and oil cooler gasket, low pressure fuel sensor and crankshaft...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
I ordered a new crankshaft position sensor and...

I ordered a new crankshaft position sensor and gasket from pelican parts for about 90 dollars and replaced it in about an hour and a half. So far so good with no problems. Thanks for all the help and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
Ok. So took kids out to Pizza Hut. After driving...

Ok. So took kids out to Pizza Hut. After driving normal for the first 5 min the transmission went into neutral briefly then wouldn't get out of either 2 or 3rd gear. Went into limp mode but cel did...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
Thank you for the response. I drove it...

Thank you for the response.

I drove it another 30 miles. No problems so far but I think I'll replace the sensor since it's only 80 dollars on pelican and bav auto websites.

Worst part is that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
Thanks for the advice. I had 3 of the injectors...

Thanks for the advice. I had 3 of the injectors replaced in 2010. I didn't get any misfire codes so far so I'm thinking it's the crankshaft sensor but I don't want to changes parts until I'm sure.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
Any advice, anyone. Please.

Any advice, anyone. Please.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By edes300
Reduced engine power/CEL

I would greatly appreciate advice on how to proceed on this:

2008 N54 535xi with 73000 miles on it.

Was running fine this morning then went out to lunch with the wife. Came back an hour or so...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By edes300
As I recall there is a 8 year 80000 mile warranty...

As I recall there is a 8 year 80000 mile warranty in this from bmw.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By edes300
What did you use to get the plastic parts to...

What did you use to get the plastic parts to shine so well?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,076
Posted By edes300
Only problem is that if the water pump goes you...

Only problem is that if the water pump goes you usually get little to no warning. That what happened to me at 11:00 pm in the winter when it was 5 degrees outside. Had to wait with kids in the car....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By edes300
It's a fairly common item to fail over time....

It's a fairly common item to fail over time. Costs about 60 dollars for the part but sits right below the manifold.
Very easy to replace while your there.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By edes300
what maintenance to perform with walnut blast, pic

Just my own opinion but good time to change oil filter housing gasket and oil cooler gasket. Also fuel pressure sensor.

Nice looking car by the way.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By edes300
That's a good price and prob the most reliable...

That's a good price and prob the most reliable engine in the e60 family.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By edes300
As I recall the 2aaf is a generic code for fuel...

As I recall the 2aaf is a generic code for fuel system problems. I would keep monitoring the issue but still consider the fuel pressure sensor. It's a common failure point on the n54.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By edes300
Do you have any drivability issues? I have a...

Do you have any drivability issues? I have a similar problem but I only get the warning with heavy acceleration but no drivability problem or hesitation. It's been there for more than two years now...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 26,028
Posted By edes300
Finished replacing oil filter housing gasket, oil...

Finished replacing oil filter housing gasket, oil cooler gasket, and low pressure fuel sensor. Fresh oil change as well.

Hardest part was putting intake manifold cover back on. Will eventually...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By edes300
Got the part from the dealer. 35 bucks luckily...

Got the part from the dealer. 35 bucks luckily they had it in stock.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By edes300
It's the piece in the back snapped right in half...

It's the piece in the back snapped right in half right below the strut brace
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By edes300
Broke a hose while taking off intake manifold

Would greatly appreciate some advice about this. While taking off intake manifold to do oil filter housing gasket replacement and low pressure fuel sensor replacement I broke a plastic hose when I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 26,028
Posted By edes300
Planning to change the oil filter housing gasket,...

Planning to change the oil filter housing gasket, oil cooler gasket, low fuel pressure sensor, and do an oil change tommorow.

Wish me luck.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By edes300
I think he bav auto website has one.

I think he bav auto website has one.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,352
Posted By edes300
The only car that ever left me stranded on the...

The only car that ever left me stranded on the side of the road is my 2008 535xi when the water pump went out. It was only 10 degrees outside with my 2 kids. No heat inside the car as well despite...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 26,028
Posted By edes300
Bought like new Bentley service manuals for 40...

Bought like new Bentley service manuals for 40 bucks off some guy on Craigslist.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By edes300
Did you have to drain the oil or the coolant so...

Did you have to drain the oil or the coolant so they don't mix once you open up the housing?
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