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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
Hi, Is this for 550i V8 model? Bentley manuals...

Hi, Is this for 550i V8 model? Bentley manuals says to remove splash shields, which I tried and can't see to find it anywhere. Removing the fender liner would work? Thanks,
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
Hi, Is this for 550i V8 model? Bentley manuals...

Hi, Is this for 550i V8 model? Bentley manuals says to remove splash shields, which I tried and can't see to find it anywhere. Removing the fender liner would work? Thanks,
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
Ok. Thanks. I think that explains why I have a...

Ok. Thanks. I think that explains why I have a different look.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
@fatfish, So it does not even requires to remove...

@fatfish, So it does not even requires to remove the splash shields at the bottom? Thanks,
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
Hi, What is the year, model of BMW in your...

Hi, What is the year, model of BMW in your picture? My 550i 2008. I see another empty bolt hole in your picture next to the drain plug. In my case I only see one and not so sure I'm looking the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
Picture

@HF, Thank you. I took the picture and just wanted to confirm I 'm looking at the same location. I took the picture from driver side. May be I took it from the different angle so it looks little...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By aungmaw
I removed both the splash shield and...

I removed both the splash shield and reinforcement plate. But I can't still find the Engine drain plug. Where is it exactly located? Many thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By aungmaw
P1327 Knock Sensor 2 (Bank 1) Low Input

I'm getting Service Engine Light and got a fault code "P1327
Knock Sensor 2 (Bank 1) Low Input". Couple of months ago I overfilled engine oil about 1/2 quarts, and iDrive was showing "Oil Level Too...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By aungmaw
I wish that I was lying. :rofl:

I wish that I was lying. :rofl:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By aungmaw
How did you measure 14mpg in the city? I reset...

How did you measure 14mpg in the city? I reset the trip indicator today and drove in the city and it comes about 18mpg according to the computer screen. But, I lost about 2 units in fuel gauge...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By aungmaw
I'm trying to understand other similar cars have...

I'm trying to understand other similar cars have the same MPG just to be sure I 'm not the only one. I have heard even M5's get 10MPG/city so thought it is strange with my car 6 MPG in the city.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By aungmaw
I know visual observation of fuel gauge may not...

I know visual observation of fuel gauge may not be exactly accurate but it should give ball park figures. I reset the total miles as the needle reach on each unit on both high ways and in the city. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By aungmaw
If I get about 13 MPG in city, I will be happy...

If I get about 13 MPG in city, I will be happy but 5~6 is quite low. Not so sure there could be any problems I should look into!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By aungmaw
Very Low MPG in the city (550i 2008)

I'm getting ridiculously log MPG in the city. I calculated base on the number of miles driven and fuel gauge indicator. After careful observation, I found out that 1 unit of fuel gauge was used...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By aungmaw
How many inches should it overlap between B1 and...

How many inches should it overlap between B1 and B2?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By aungmaw
@seemyad, Wow so detailed and very nice approach.

@seemyad, Wow so detailed and very nice approach.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By aungmaw
Hi, I used to have same experience with my old...

Hi, I used to have same experience with my old 330i and it was a combination of tires and control arm. I replaced the control arm but that doesn't go away the shaking. Then I replaced the new set...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By aungmaw
If the leak is coming from oil pan, there is a...

If the leak is coming from oil pan, there is a possibility that engine needs to be lifted to seal the leak. Local mechanic should do it for less and $1000, but I remember BMW dealer quoted for $3000.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By aungmaw
@seemyad, Thank you! In my case it needs about an...

@seemyad, Thank you! In my case it needs about an inch of clearance. 2x4 board sounds good..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By aungmaw
RhinoRamps 12,000 lb for self service!

I got this Rhino ramps for DIY oil change on 2008 550i sports and I realized that bottom of the bumper was colliding with ramp. If I force pushing, it might damage the bumper. Anyone had similar...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By aungmaw
Do you apply wax after sealant?

Do you apply wax after sealant?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By aungmaw
Paint Sealant vs. Carnauba Wax

I have heard paint sealant lasts longer than wax! Any comments?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,577
Posted By aungmaw
Does it require to completely remove the seat to...

Does it require to completely remove the seat to replace?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,577
Posted By aungmaw
@gcvt & @chisand, I'm trying to self service...

@gcvt & @chisand, I'm trying to self service since I do not have CPO. Any suggestions on how to replace thigh support? Some say the whole motor system need not replace but only some sort of plastic...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,577
Posted By aungmaw
Thigh support broken (2008 550i)

Thigh support stopped working since yesterday on front driver side. When I press the button I can still hear a motor is moving. Anyone knows reference manual to fix/install thigh support sport...
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