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Forum: 6 Series 01-25-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,730
Posted By WDKIK
I've heard that as the transmission wears,...

I've heard that as the transmission wears, typically over 50K miles. it starts to have a very uniformed vibration. My 2008 has 70K, and has this very minor vibration...I know its the transmission as...
Forum: 6 Series 01-25-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By WDKIK
I recently installed Berger angel eyes on both my...

I recently installed Berger angel eyes on both my 2008 650i and 2009 328 xdrive...It was simple to do...just make sure you have medium to small size hands for the driver side replacement...Mine were...
Forum: 6 Series 01-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By WDKIK
Nice to know it's fixed and the root cause...

Nice to know it's fixed and the root cause...
Forum: 6 Series 01-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By WDKIK
I would have thought that if you have a...

I would have thought that if you have a valvetronic issue, you would see codes for that...Reading the original misfires on 2-3-5-8. cylinders...I would ask how many miles are on the car? Spark plugs...
Forum: 6 Series 01-08-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By WDKIK
I agree with all the suggestions offered,...

I agree with all the suggestions offered, inclusive of my own...I would check the vacuum hoses first...probably easiest to get to and cheapest to replace...You can spray some cold start, or choke...
Forum: 6 Series 01-07-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By WDKIK
I would change the fuel filter first...see if...

I would change the fuel filter first...see if that corrects the problem...if not, then I would focus in on the plugs...
Forum: 6 Series 08-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By WDKIK
Hope it continues to work for you...It's been...

Hope it continues to work for you...It's been more than 5 weeks since I replaced mine and all has been absolutely fine...
Forum: 6 Series 07-29-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By WDKIK
This is the...

This is the part..http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=EA53&mospid=50475&btnr=12_1162&hg=12&fg=35&hl=1
Forum: 6 Series 07-29-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By WDKIK
Mine is a 2008 650i...The IVM is situated under...

Mine is a 2008 650i...The IVM is situated under the right hand side Micro Air filter box...Once you remove the micro filter box, you have direct access to the box containing the IVM and...
Forum: 6 Series 07-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By WDKIK
I had some of the starting issues and some of...

I had some of the starting issues and some of these codes showed up...I ended up changing the Integrated Voltage Regulator Module (IVM)...Costs around $110 and is simple to change...This unit is the...
Forum: 6 Series 07-07-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
I agree that 7 days is a long time...Took a...

I agree that 7 days is a long time...Took a couple of days for the ordered IVM to show up and less than 30 mins to install...Mine has been working well since the install...
Forum: 6 Series 07-04-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By WDKIK
Sorry to hear your bad news...Yorgi, posted a...

Sorry to hear your bad news...Yorgi, posted a very descriptive procedure on how to change the oil if you are so inclined...I'm sure others have done same for coolant...Will save you a few $100's...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-03-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By WDKIK
Mine has done this jerk push when coming to a...

Mine has done this jerk push when coming to a stop...does not happen on every occasion just once in a blue moon...I have around 63K miles currently...When I put mine in reverse, it seems to take ~ 2...
Forum: 6 Series 07-01-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
I concur with Justin...Simple 30 min replace and...

I concur with Justin...Simple 30 min replace and install module...I have driven ~380 miles since installation and performed about 25 start/stops...So far things are looking up...
Forum: 6 Series 06-28-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
The New IVM is now installed...It's the unknown...

The New IVM is now installed...It's the unknown waiting game now...I think once it gets past 1 month I can declare, FIXED" :-)
Forum: 6 Series 06-27-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
Just checked on the recall for the IBC...Positive...

Just checked on the recall for the IBC...Positive Battery Cable and the Insulated Bulkhead Connector and can confirm it was performed during the warranty period
Forum: 6 Series 06-27-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
Hello HerbP...I am not sure of the equipment used...

Hello HerbP...I am not sure of the equipment used to do the battery load test, I just assumed that these folks dealing with nothing but BMW's would have appropriate equipment...The battery is...
Forum: 6 Series 06-26-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By WDKIK
Engine Jerks and Transmission Fault latches

Hello All...I have seen the many threads on this topic, with very good suggestions on what the root cause might be...Typically, Battery and then Alternator are considered to be the prime items to...
Forum: 6 Series 06-26-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By WDKIK
My Indie advises against doing this oil...

My Indie advises against doing this oil change...They claim that there is a possibility that the smooth gear changes are lost, and that changing the oil will not help in the majority of cases get...
Forum: 6 Series 01-05-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By WDKIK
I had issues just recently here in...

I had issues just recently here in Cncinnati..weather got down to 15 degs F. My Car is driven daily...I left home and within 1 mile of the house, I had a transmission fault and the Engine...
Forum: 6 Series 12-23-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By WDKIK
Thanks anyway...I decided to take off the...

Thanks anyway...I decided to take off the interior cassette rubber guards and found all 4 of the torx screws loose...So, I closed the moonroof back down and tightened in situation...Rattling has...
Forum: 6 Series 12-22-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By WDKIK
Hi Yorgi...I have he same iisues as...

Hi Yorgi...I have he same iisues as jacobsweden...however the links you provided don't seem to work for me when I click on them...Can you please repost the links...My moonroof when closed will...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 09-18-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,680
Posted By WDKIK
I have two key fobs...The comfort access works...

I have two key fobs...The comfort access works perfectly with the one key and yet not at all with the other...Is this the way it's supposed to be?

The comfort access which works is working 100%...
Forum: 6 Series 08-17-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By WDKIK
Hello All, New to the 6 Series Forum, just...

Hello All,

New to the 6 Series Forum, just bought a 2008 650 Black on Black...super impressed with the vehicle...However, I am well versed with US129 "The Dragon", as I am also a kawasaki ZX12R...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 07-12-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,398
Posted By WDKIK
Smile HK Subwoofer Fixed

I'm pleased to say the Z3PO fix worked like a charm, played a Fleetwood Mac CD with plenty of Bass and "Viola", as good as when it was last working properly.

As a matter of interest, other than...
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