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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-15-2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
What was wrong with your car?

What was wrong with your car?
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 & F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 03-14-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Fixed!

Fixed!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
From his user name, I suppose he has a 330i, so...

From his user name, I suppose he has a 330i, so it is an early e9x.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-17-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
It's hard to say if there was any damage....

It's hard to say if there was any damage. Certainly, opening the oil filter element and finding shavings from the bearings would be evidence of damage. Removing the oil pan would be a lot more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,617
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Any more feedback on the Nitto Motivos or the...

Any more feedback on the Nitto Motivos or the newer Conti DWS06?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-14-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 591
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
The rear pistons don't press back??? I'm pretty...

The rear pistons don't press back??? I'm pretty sure I just pressed them like any other BMW I've worked on. Only car I remember winding the piston in was an Acura I used to own. As for the OPs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,175
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Did you run it after replacing that spark plug?...

Did you run it after replacing that spark plug? Could the plug have been loose to start with?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-12-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Try grabbing it with some needle nosed vice grips.

Try grabbing it with some needle nosed vice grips.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I had that on our 2011 328 and replaced all the...

I had that on our 2011 328 and replaced all the spark plugs/coils and it went away. Never gave me any codes which was unusual since it would run like crap and sound awful when it did it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Those instructions say to remove the intake...

Those instructions say to remove the intake manifold. No way you need to do that to replace the OFHG!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-19-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I think the gasket (football) itself has separate...

I think the gasket (football) itself has separate bolts.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-29-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,055
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Congrats! If I didn't need the cargo space, the...

Congrats! If I didn't need the cargo space, the Macan would be in my garage. Should even be more reliable than the BMW, but you pay dearly for maintenance and repairs. An oil change for my 911 runs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-15-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Just let the dealer fix it if you have CPO, but...

Just let the dealer fix it if you have CPO, but it sure sounds like the ESS which apparently quite commonly fails.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-14-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Sounds like you have a failed eccentric shaft...

Sounds like you have a failed eccentric shaft sensor. The valve cover has to come off for replacement. A great video if you want to DIY

https://youtu.be/dV6slQsuZwk
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-13-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Your engine must not have valvetronic. Time to...

Your engine must not have valvetronic. Time to look for other causes. Bad gas, dirty fuel filter, leaky injectors, etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
You can't actually take the sensor out unless you...

You can't actually take the sensor out unless you remove the valve cover. You can clean the contacts where the harness connects to the sensor with electrical contact cleaner or MAF sensor cleaner.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-12-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
The eccentric shaft sensor adjusts the...

The eccentric shaft sensor adjusts the valvetronic to keep your idle stable. At least on the n52 engine (aka 328), the eccentric shaft sensor can internally leak oil into it and causes unstable idle...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
It's possible that it's barely seeping oil. Just...

It's possible that it's barely seeping oil. Just a little makes a mess, and it won't show your oil level dropping at all.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,430
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Just went through something similar with my 2011...

Just went through something similar with my 2011 328i. Limp mode after cold start with A/C on. Once I got it running the car would run fine until another cold start.

Had multiple codes for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Keep in mind, that I searched for it as a 2011...

Keep in mind, that I searched for it as a 2011 328i. Not sure if your particular model should have had them!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
If you're talking about the sleeve that inserts...

If you're talking about the sleeve that inserts into the spark plug well, then the part number is 11127575422....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Are you talking about the spark plug well silver...

Are you talking about the spark plug well silver chrome sleeves? You can reuse them.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Just install it. If it doesn't want to seat, turn...

Just install it. If it doesn't want to seat, turn the hex on the end clockwise until it seats and you can bolt it in. Then without starting the engine (foot off of the brake) turn the ignition on...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
18ft-lb

18ft-lb
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,408
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
What ended up being your issues? I'm getting...

What ended up being your issues? I'm getting similar codes on my 328i
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