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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By HPIA4v2
Invest some money on battery tender/charger at...

Invest some money on battery tender/charger at home about $100 or so. Anytime you lock your car in the garage and not in use for a few days, while the FOB within distance with the car you will drain...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By HPIA4v2
The valve seals is known on N62 not N63. The...

The valve seals is known on N62 not N63.

The X6 never uses N62 engine, it starts right off the bat with N63 twin turbos, the N62 has no turbos, just want to clarify.

to OP you can try contact...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-23-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By HPIA4v2
There is customer-care package recall on V8 50i. ...

There is customer-care package recall on V8 50i.
dealer should be able to pull the code, and check for everything.
Good luck
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-23-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By HPIA4v2
this one(but for some reason it's more than $25 I...

this one(but for some reason it's more than $25 I paid:dunno:):...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By HPIA4v2
Is this on 6 or 8 cylinder? Yep that scary all...

Is this on 6 or 8 cylinder?
Yep that scary all right and makes me think hard to just lease BMW nowadays, many times.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-23-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By HPIA4v2
Sorry for late response. yes you need to remove...

Sorry for late response.
yes you need to remove the fender lining(about1/4 from the front of the fender to the top of the wheel arc), stupid design by BMW. Then you need to rivet back the plastic...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-23-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By HPIA4v2
The cheapest LL-01 oil is Mobil-1 0-40W from...

The cheapest LL-01 oil is Mobil-1 0-40W from Walmart in 5-quart jug, it's regular price is $25. Sometimes on sale close to $20.
Costco doesn't carry M1 0-40W. Can't beat the price-performance level...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-23-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By HPIA4v2
M or non-M has the same part number on headlight...

M or non-M has the same part number on headlight assemblies.
The fog-light may give more lighting to the side and lower but the fog is not automatically on.
The only thing maybe the auto-leveling...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By HPIA4v2
I've got Ventus V12 Evo, not a bad tire great in...

I've got Ventus V12 Evo, not a bad tire great in rain but immediately you loose steering feel on E60.

For summer tires in Dallas area where it doesn't rain a lot, I'd go with the top tier tires...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By HPIA4v2
most likely either bulb or ballast issue. if...

most likely either bulb or ballast issue.
if you have one side working just try swapping bulb then ballast, that way you know for sure.
I bought a new ballast and 2 bulbs from eBay, oem for a lot...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By HPIA4v2
I'd go to the dealer lot and check out other...

I'd go to the dealer lot and check out other 2011/2012 X6 for similar problem.
I don't have a problem on mine.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-21-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By HPIA4v2
So it's like hydro-lock? strange cause I drive...

So it's like hydro-lock?
strange cause I drive many BMWs at high speed in down-pour rain, unless we are talking driving in the flood. I heard about that.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By HPIA4v2
Well, I've been consistently getting 2C2E and...

Well, I've been consistently getting 2C2E and 2C3E, indicating that the voltage at lambda trim sensor to be 0.0V.

I have no misfire at cold, just when I give gas the engine is very sluggish and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By HPIA4v2
Did you get a code on your problem?

Did you get a code on your problem?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By HPIA4v2
my 535i is at 74k right now, I got code that...

my 535i is at 74k right now, I got code that point to dead O2 sensors.
symptoms to suggest it to, very rough, sluggish at cold but 2-3 minutes later car is fine


N54 535i is known to eat plugs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By HPIA4v2
Someone asked me to post O2 sensors for 535i...

So here they are.
I bought mine from FCP Euro, they are BOSCH 17202 and 17447
or if you want to buy BMW genuine parts, they are: 11787570760 and 11787557758

I believe they are LSU49 wide range...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-17-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By HPIA4v2
Yes, especially DP. I never seen aftermarket...

Yes, especially DP.
I never seen aftermarket exhaust creates issue with emission unless it's super custom made.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By HPIA4v2
Nice SUV. :thumbup:

Nice SUV. :thumbup:
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-16-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By HPIA4v2
Each LED bulb will power both rings on each side,...

Each LED bulb will power both rings on each side, so for the car you need two LED bulbs.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-16-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By HPIA4v2
Take it to specialist BMW shop for pre-sale...

Take it to specialist BMW shop for pre-sale inspection, about $225 to $300 if you are serious about the car.

Tell them to check the suspension in case it hit a big pot hole or something.
My...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,059
Posted By HPIA4v2
How old is the battery? Is it the original?

How old is the battery? Is it the original?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,059
Posted By HPIA4v2
Do you have a CEL(check engine light) on the...

Do you have a CEL(check engine light) on the dash, like an icon of engine when this happens"

Let me copy this from the other forums regarding N54 engine,

So on my quest to eliminate any sort of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By HPIA4v2
Not worth it, the camera that is. insurance...

Not worth it, the camera that is.
insurance will not bend down unless someone is in the hospital.
Even lawyers I talked to not showing any interest unless someone is injured, that's the fact of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,991
Posted By HPIA4v2
on N54, you need: 1) to replace spark plugs...

on N54, you need:
1) to replace spark plugs about 45k-miles, when driven aggressively maybe even every 30k.
2) walnut blasting due to direct injection and timing design (same with Audi and to some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,991
Posted By HPIA4v2
N54 was the first forced-induction from BMW in a...

N54 was the first forced-induction from BMW in a long-long time, and yes it's more complicated than NA engine.
Even Lexus has not ventured into forced-induction yet, cause they also know reliability...
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