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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Also except the main fuse boards, and power...

Also except the main fuse boards, and power supply module, other modules from older E70's(like lift gate, door, seat motor modules etc) worked fine
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Thats true. But Most of the body and parts are...

Thats true. But Most of the body and parts are coated pretty good. Open connections, seat and door motors, and modules sustain most damage in a salt water flood.With all the seats and door panels,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Well the X5 was not as bad as I expected. Once I...

Well the X5 was not as bad as I expected. Once I took the seats and door panels out an started following the wiring from the battery and changed modules coming in the way, rear fuse modules, lift...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
I did get the cable. Have not downloaded the...

I did get the cable. Have not downloaded the software yet. Any specific site or google it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Trib I don't know how to answer to your...

Trib
I don't know how to answer to your questions or comments. BTW topic of this thread is not "whether" but "how" to fix a flooded car. I hope you will stop repeating the same thing over and over...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Not doing it to resell or for a profit

Not doing it to resell or for a profit
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Also I am surprised to a lot common parts in x5...

Also I am surprised to a lot common parts in x5 and 535xi
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Actually with dipping in ethyl alcohol, spraying...

Actually with dipping in ethyl alcohol, spraying alcohol with a customized spray gun at high pressure, finally using terminal cleaner I gave been able to salvage tailgate module, fuel pump module and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Tribecax5 he is at least contributing to this...

Tribecax5 he is at least contributing to this thread. I read all your posts, they sure don't reflect much age related maturity except repeating same thing over and over. Stick around and keep doing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Back to topic! Whats the best way to determine...

Back to topic! Whats the best way to determine whether a particular module is shot or not. Best way to check power going in and power going out? I have ordered INPA/Ediabas K+D-CAN USB Interface OBD2...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
I change my oil even when its covered under 4...

I change my oil even when its covered under 4 year warranty because I know what most of them do.
If I have to take a mercedes for oil change, fill out all paperwork, sit or take a loaner and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
I have pics of cars submerged in water, stuck in...

I have pics of cars submerged in water, stuck in park on the truck, slowly all the stuff coming out etc. IF I am successful I will do a write up. I have learned a lot from forums (Land Rover,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Thanks a lot SFbay. I dont know why it turned in...

Thanks a lot SFbay. I dont know why it turned in to a bashing match.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
That "OP" has custom built motorcycles, changed...

That "OP" has custom built motorcycles, changed timing belts, painted cars etc. has fully equipped 5 car garage to work with most of the tools. If I asked for an advice regarding electronics which I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
That helps!

That helps!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,315
Posted By katanaplanet
Reviving a flood damage E70

2103 X5 which was flooded on the lot.
I have cleaned up inside after taking pretty much everything out and engine compartment. Replaced fluids, hand turned engine. Now the fun part of elctronics! I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-18-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By katanaplanet
waiting for panes to arrive from Germany. other...

waiting for panes to arrive from Germany. other things taken care. will know exactly after replacing the fuse panels.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-03-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By katanaplanet
whats JBE? I am replacing the front and rear...

whats JBE? I am replacing the front and rear panels including the fuses.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By katanaplanet
Taking the Entertainment/Nav unit out

Anybody took theirs out? I need to take it out to check for water damage. Any tips?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-30-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By katanaplanet
anyone please?

anyone please?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,766
Posted By katanaplanet
It will be sweet but I highly doubt that! I will...

It will be sweet but I highly doubt that! I will keep you guys updated.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-30-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By katanaplanet
F10 Registering new power distribution panel

I am working on a 535xi with water damage. I ordered front and rear fuse panels( they were severely damaged and corroded). Tech told me they needed to be programmed after install. I am totally new to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,766
Posted By katanaplanet
And Indian cars was just a general comment. Since...

And Indian cars was just a general comment. Since then there were Land Rovers, victory, HD, Mercedes etc I have worked on. BMW is a different beast all together though!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,766
Posted By katanaplanet
Guys, Once I have these obvious things under...

Guys,
Once I have these obvious things under control, I have a BMW mechanic who will help me in this project. With toasted power distribution panels and other prelim things, I have to take care of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,766
Posted By katanaplanet
Now I am starting to get scared. I have no clue...

Now I am starting to get scared. I have no clue about i-bus, k-bus etc!!
Lets tackle one issue at a time. Right now task at hand is replace damaged stuff and then see what happens.
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