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Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-12-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 171,113
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Proven Pixel Repair Service

I would use German Auto Recycling in SoCal. You can ship the Cluster to them for $209.99 before shipping or the MID for 179.99 before shipping. Turn around is 1 day. They also offer the Cluster Rings...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-22-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 49,488
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Another A-Drum Failure

Update to my latest post:
Though the above Errors could very well be a pulse generator issue, after hours of diagnosis on the GT1 and checking the electrical system nothing could get my 1-4 gears...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 49,488
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Follow Up on this issue

Thought I would give a follow up on the Hard shifting issue that the harness was causing. I am now at 155k miles and no hard shifting! The harness was for sure the problem to the hard shifting and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,501
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Hello, First verify that it is indeed your...

Hello,
First verify that it is indeed your chain that is rattling and not anything else. It is common for the rattle to occur when the car is cold, but only for a second after starting it (chain...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-07-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,501
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
I have an important question. Are M62TUB44 Engine...

I have an important question. Are M62TUB44 Engine Interference engines? In other words, do the valves go so far down into the combustion chamber that the piston can bend the valves if the chain was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-06-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,501
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Can the timing go so far off due to worn rails...

Can the timing go so far off due to worn rails that the engine would stop working? :dunno:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 49,488
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
I FOUND THE SOLUTION!!!! It is a faulty Valve...

I FOUND THE SOLUTION!!!! It is a faulty Valve Body Wiring Harness. Part number: 24.34-1 423 719 $198.11

The transmission always registered 'Transmission Sump Temp Sensor' and the harness has the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 49,488
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Hello, My X5 has 137k miles. It has maybe 15k...

Hello,
My X5 has 137k miles. It has maybe 15k miles on the rebuilt transmission. I don't have the name of the shop on me but it was done by a reputably shop in Orange County. The job was done almost...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 49,488
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Hello, I am having the same intermittent issue...

Hello,
I am having the same intermittent issue on my 2000 X5 4.4i. I can actually be on the highway and it be working fine when suddenly it will down shift and be at 4k rpms and then go back to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,501
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
I am amazed at how universal that sound is! Mine...

I am amazed at how universal that sound is! Mine sounded just like the video and after freaking out thinking it was my timing chain guide I removed the belt and immediately found the shaft to my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 99,501
Posted By KnightofDeeDee
Hello All! Armysweitzer did you find out what...

Hello All!
Armysweitzer did you find out what the issue was with your car? I noticed my 1997 540i/6 just started making that noise this week. There wasn't any particular instant that is started, I...
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