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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By pcy
huh?

huh?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By pcy
Read the diagnostic codes. Even if the...

Read the diagnostic codes. Even if the check-engine-light is not on, codes may be present.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By pcy
There is a vent near the fuse panel in the trunk...

There is a vent near the fuse panel in the trunk (above the battery). Water may be getting around that vent.

Take a flashlight and get in the trunk and close the trunk lid. Have someone pour...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By pcy
You don't need to remove the intake manifold...

You don't need to remove the intake manifold completely from the car to replace the oil separator and related hoses.
What you'll need to do is remove the bolts and nuts holding the intake manifold...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By pcy
Very likely, it's the ignition coil. One way to...

Very likely, it's the ignition coil.
One way to confirm that theory is by swapping #4 ignition coil with any other coil. Then see if the diagnostic code 'migrates' to the cylinder where you moved...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By pcy
^ +1. When you go to Home Depot/Lowes, go...

^ +1.

When you go to Home Depot/Lowes, go back to the area where they have lumber cutting saw. From time to time, they mark down 70% off of not-so-perfect boards. I bought 2 of those 2x12...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By pcy
go here and enter OEM tire size and the size of...

go here and enter OEM tire size and the size of the tire you want to install.
http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 31,241
Posted By pcy
What shows do you recommend in Vegas (other than...

What shows do you recommend in Vegas (other than the major Casinos)?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By pcy
I buy Mobil1 0W-40 (5 qt jug is around $25) and I...

I buy Mobil1 0W-40 (5 qt jug is around $25) and I buy filters [along with all other parts] on-line. With that I know what oil I am putting, what filter I am putting; I put new copper o-ring on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By pcy
What size tires were on those wheels? especially...

What size tires were on those wheels? especially the profile number.
RimPro and similar wheel repair places can fix the bent/cracked wheels. That's an option.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By pcy
While battery/alternator voltage is very...

While battery/alternator voltage is very important for the transmission to function properly, it can't cure mechanical degradation/failures. When the diagnostic code(s) point to mechanical...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By pcy
Did you replace wheel bearings? Curious to know...

Did you replace wheel bearings? Curious to know if original wheel bearings lasted that long.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By pcy
Hope it's not the harmonic balancer. But if...

Hope it's not the harmonic balancer.

But if it is, check on AutohausAZ dot com. Corteco harmonic balancer (part # 11237564969) is listed for $384.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By pcy
I always prefer to do preventive maintenance...

I always prefer to do preventive maintenance rather than chasing for fixes later.
With that said, my recommendation is to replace the oil separator and the hoses. They are not that expensive.

It...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 31,241
Posted By pcy
hahahhahahahhahah

hahahhahahahhahah
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By pcy
I understand your dilemma. Unfortunately, there...

I understand your dilemma. Unfortunately, there is no way to be 100% sure without looking inside.

See if there is a [ZF] trans repair places where you are; they may be able to better diagnose.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By pcy
There are several on youtube. Here's one of them...

There are several on youtube. Here's one of them -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyRTYIC1p_g
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By pcy
Robe, can you take a picture of the harmonic...

Robe,

can you take a picture of the harmonic balancer and post it here? Harmonic balancer is the largest pulley driving the drive belt.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 31,241
Posted By pcy
visiting Las Vegas this Friday with family. ...

visiting Las Vegas this Friday with family.

Gangplank, just curious what do you do [for living] in Vegas? :-)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 31,241
Posted By pcy
bump

bump
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By pcy
I'd guess the water pump is on it's way out. ...

I'd guess the water pump is on it's way out.

Insert the key in the ignition and turn to position 2, don't step on the brake,
step on the gas pedal and hold for around 10 seconds. Open the hood...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By pcy
You are in Andover? I work in Tewks (495 exit 39)

You are in Andover? I work in Tewks (495 exit 39)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By pcy
After cleaning the entire area, see if the valve...

After cleaning the entire area, see if the valve cover gasket is leaking.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By pcy
There is no need to drain the engine oil to...

There is no need to drain the engine oil to replace oil cooler gasket and/or oil filter housing gasket. You may just loose small amount of oil when you remove the housing. You can replenish that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By pcy
This picture is taken while looking straight...

This picture is taken while looking straight towards throttlebody (slightly above throttlebody) where the outer DISA is.

If you see those 3 torx screws, those screws are holding the inner DISA. ...
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