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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By sptt144
Did my oil change yesterday. Here's what I did: ...

Did my oil change yesterday. Here's what I did:

Jacked up drivers front side of car and put a jackstand under the frame up by the tire. Jacked up rear driver's side to about same height. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By sptt144
you should be able to get that patched and...

you should be able to get that patched and painted. Let us know and submit pics!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 03:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Newer versions have a metal tube inside to...

Newer versions have a metal tube inside to prevent the neck from squeezing in like on newer radiators. Had to be in there somewhere. Good news is that intercoolers arent that pricey and there are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By sptt144
They should easily be able to fix that. I've had...

They should easily be able to fix that. I've had worse that they've done and its been three years and you stil can't tell.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By sptt144
It would cost you more than $500.00 to do...

It would cost you more than $500.00 to do yourself but you can try the mobile bumper repair companies. Depending on damage, usually around $250.00 and takes them a couple hours. Big dents crushed...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By sptt144
Doing mine tomorrow and wouldn't even charge you...

Doing mine tomorrow and wouldn't even charge you the beer but it would be a long drive for ya.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,083
Posted By sptt144
What is wrong is the huge potential for expensive...

What is wrong is the huge potential for expensive repairs if car hasn't been taken care of. If you can pay cash and dump it if the turbos freeze up, then buy it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By sptt144
Don't see how that is related to starter but coil...

Don't see how that is related to starter but coil being bad. Oil in the coil tube can cause that or a bad coil. Happened to me and had valve cover replaced due to leaking oil. Anything down there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By sptt144
Here, here!

Here, here!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Gearbox? That doesn't seem to make any sense...

Gearbox? That doesn't seem to make any sense based on what you described. I went back but didn't see where you posted the CDA7 code, just 30FF. Not familiar with a manual.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
They can't get to the wastegates without tearing...

They can't get to the wastegates without tearing out the bottom and passenger's side of the car. My bet is still on the charge pipe route. They could have fixed the wastegate not sealing by...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By sptt144
Very interesting!!! Thanks for the heads up! I...

Very interesting!!! Thanks for the heads up! I picked up two 5 qt jugs of Mobile 1 European forumula at Walmart for $22.96 each this week on sale...good stuff!!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By sptt144
Do you have gas in the tank? No service lights...

Do you have gas in the tank? No service lights come on?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
If you've checked all these pipes as well, I'm...

If you've checked all these pipes as well, I'm out of ideas. Your problem should lie in there based on what you are saying.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Thos are not the pipes. Those are just vacuum...

Thos are not the pipes. Those are just vacuum tubes.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Hmmm...it's gotta be there. One of the other...

Hmmm...it's gotta be there. One of the other spots I found was the air bypass valves were not connected tight (grey rings on smaller connector tubes) and were just pushed on but not locked. The one...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
So you removed the air intake system and took off...

So you removed the air intake system and took off all of the blow off valves and removed and inspected the charge pipe? Or did you just do a visual over the top look?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Have you checked your charge pipe for cracks? ...

Have you checked your charge pipe for cracks? You have the code and we gave you a very probable issue. If you are stock that is the main area to check for pressure loss as when you step on it a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By sptt144
It ended up just being a bad spark plug.

It ended up just being a bad spark plug.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By sptt144
Yes. At least they'll let you know what the...

Yes. At least they'll let you know what the issue is and get there faster. If they want to charge you for stuff other than wastegate under warranty, take it to an independent BMW shop and pay half...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Check here:

Check here:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,106
Posted By sptt144
Dude, check your charge pipe. They are notorius...

Dude, check your charge pipe. They are notorius for cracking and causing this issue. I had it. Check near the manifold intake. 95% chance that is it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By sptt144
They usually don't wash cars too often in wet...

They usually don't wash cars too often in wet climates so they probably didn't think about that option or didn't care over in Germany. I learned this after moving to Seattle. Couldn't find a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By sptt144
Rattling noise can also be the exhaust flap. It...

Rattling noise can also be the exhaust flap. It rattles during startup then goes away. Wastegates are usually just noisy and keep rattling. No power can be carbon buildup in the intakes or weak...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By sptt144
My Bentley manual says sticking VANOS solenoids...

My Bentley manual says sticking VANOS solenoids can cause a CAMSHAFT SENSOR FAULT codes to be stored (similar sensor to a Crankshaft Position Sensor). These are hydraulic solenoids that are...
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