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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By pcy
^ +1. Intake manifold will need to [at least...

^ +1.

Intake manifold will need to [at least partially] disconnected for replacing the starter.
While replacing the starter, you should replace oil separator hoses.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By pcy
This is the first question I asked: Look at post...

This is the first question I asked: Look at post #2.
" Are those OE-spec spark plugs?"
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By pcy
While adding the wires for sports mode, you may...

While adding the wires for sports mode, you may have made wrong connection or didn't plug in connectors properly. When you removed the 'mod', everything plugged in back to how they were.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By pcy
Are those OE-spec spark plugs?

Are those OE-spec spark plugs?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By pcy
Did the belt break clean-cut OR the belt...

Did the belt break clean-cut OR the belt shredded?

If the belt shredded in to pieces, some of the pieces have gone in to the engine. Yes, it's hard to believe. What happens is that while...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By pcy
pardon my ignorance, what's special about 2006...

pardon my ignorance, what's special about 2006 Jeep Commander Limited *HEMI* ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By pcy
This is an example of aftermarket parts causing...

This is an example of aftermarket parts causing issues. For a component like any part on transmission, I would insist on genuine/OEM part only. I understand it is difficult to get OEM/genuine parts...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 49,537
Posted By pcy
keep 'er alive... :-)

keep 'er alive... :-)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By pcy
+1000 on OEM plugs.

+1000 on OEM plugs.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By pcy
I usually keep an extra drive belt in the trunk...

I usually keep an extra drive belt in the trunk in all my cars with the right socket and long enough ratchet extensions. I have never had to use it, but if I ever have problems with drive belt, I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By pcy
with the blower fan set to high (and AC is turned...

with the blower fan set to high (and AC is turned on), radiator fan should turn on.
If you have INPA, check for diagnostic codes.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By pcy
Congratulations. Get INPA software on a...

Congratulations.

Get INPA software on a cheap laptop and/or BMWwhat for diagnostics.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By pcy
booyaazaa, oil condition sensor and/or an issue...

booyaazaa, oil condition sensor and/or an issue in Crankcase ventilation valve can contribute that code. So, check CCV components as well.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By pcy
Get in to the habit of checking and cleaning the...

Get in to the habit of checking and cleaning the drains often...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By pcy
when you turn the engine on, does the radiator...

when you turn the engine on, does the radiator fan turn on when you turn the blower fan to highest setting (with AC on)?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By pcy
All those errors may have been written to memory...

All those errors may have been written to memory over the life of the car. Since you have the record of those errors, erase codes for all modules and check back later to see if any of those errors...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By pcy
^ +1. I 've dropped the pan 3 times on my...

^ +1.

I 've dropped the pan 3 times on my E60. I have also dropped the pan on other cars. I have never used any sealant along with the pan gasket. If the mating surfaces are clean, gasket is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By pcy
Read the diagnostic codes and see if there are...

Read the diagnostic codes and see if there are any.

If not, I 'm afraid the starter is the cause. Take a long pry bar, hit the starter thru the gaps in the intake manifold. Then, try to start.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By pcy
With all that tinkering and multiple starts, the...

With all that tinkering and multiple starts, the battery probably is discharged. Check the voltage.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By pcy
Now I understand. That hole is there as a guide...

Now I understand. That hole is there as a guide to keep the gasket in place.
If the trans fluid is leaking from there or anywhere around the pan, then the gasket is not sealing properly.
Check...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By pcy
Is that a genuine BMW trans pan? Or an...

Is that a genuine BMW trans pan? Or an aftermarket part? I am trying to understand why there's a hole where you are pointing at (along the perimeter of the pan)...
Is that supposed to be drain...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By pcy
Put the car on ramps, get under the car, remove...

Put the car on ramps, get under the car, remove the splash shield and look around the trans pan with a flash light. Mechatronics sleeve is mounted on the side of the trans just above the trans pan. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By pcy
Let the car idle for few minutes (5 to 10) and...

Let the car idle for few minutes (5 to 10) and then punch the gas and see if there is smoke from the tail pipe.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By pcy
No. He is thinking of laying the engine...

No.

He is thinking of laying the engine support bar from left to right (resting on the quarter panel edges, away from the head lights, just about where the strut mounts are). Then, attach one...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By pcy
Welcome. When you press the button, does...

Welcome.


When you press the button, does the starter engage and try to start the car? If not, do you hear a click [from starter solenoid] when you press the button?

Did you test the battery...
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