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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By pcy
Check the charging status of the battery. If the...

Check the charging status of the battery. If the charging is low, recharge the battery fully; likely, all those problems will disappear.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By pcy
Does the car start and run ok? Are you...

Does the car start and run ok?
Are you absolutely sure you've connected the fuel lines [fuel pump to fuel filter and the reverse connection as well as the electrical connectors) correctly?
Did you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By pcy
I bought Bosch coil packs for $27 each from...

I bought Bosch coil packs for $27 each from Amazon.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By pcy
On a N52 (530i) there are two DISA valves (inner...

On a N52 (530i) there are two DISA valves (inner and outer) mounted on intake manifold. Each of those DISA valves cost $250 (part alone). I had to replace both of them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By pcy
^ +1. proper size box wrench will work. Try the...

^ +1. proper size box wrench will work. Try the wrench size with the new bolt OR the second bolt that you've removed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 775
Posted By pcy
is that [muffler delete] legal in CA?

is that [muffler delete] legal in CA?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By pcy
There is no Secondary Air pump on your N52;...

There is no Secondary Air pump on your N52; hence, it's normal to have that info missing.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By pcy
When he said "same pump', he probably meant the...

When he said "same pump', he probably meant the same manufacturer and/or part number - Pierburg pump. Hopefully, the manufacturer has remedied the issue (connection to the capacitor) in the recent...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By pcy
What is the charging status on the battery? If...

What is the charging status on the battery?
If you have a battery charger, fully charge the battery, reset the errors if necessary, and go from there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By pcy
As Phaduman stated above, this is a well known...

As Phaduman stated above, this is a well known issue and the fix is to drop the trans pan and replace the sleeve. You can use this opportunity to change the trans filter (integrated as part of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By pcy
If I were you, I'd remove both VANOS solenoids...

If I were you, I'd remove both VANOS solenoids (mounted on the front of the engine; easily accessible), clean them, reinstall them, clear the codes and see if the error comes back.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By pcy
Where did you buy the O2 sensors? Genuine part? ...

Where did you buy the O2 sensors? Genuine part?

Those errors are definitely related to Pre-cat O2 sensors. It's interesting BOTH O2 sensors (on both banks) failed at the same time.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By pcy
It's highly unlikely 3 ignition coils went bad...

It's highly unlikely 3 ignition coils went bad and oxygen sensor also went bad at the same time.
Based on what diagnostic code(s) did your mechanic suggest replacing ignition coils, oxygen sensor...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By pcy
Given the little info described, I'd GUESS the...

Given the little info described, I'd GUESS the problem is starter needs replacement.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By pcy
Seat mat sensor isn't the only component that...

Seat mat sensor isn't the only component that triggers the SRS fault. Proper way to diagnose this problem is by reading the diagnostic codes.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By pcy
When you say car doesn't start, does the starter...

When you say car doesn't start, does the starter engage?
Check the coolant temp sensor connection. If it's properly connected, get a new coolant temp tensor and replace; then reset codes and go...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By pcy
Spark plugs are good for 100K miles. I don't...

Spark plugs are good for 100K miles. I don't replace injectors UNLESS one or more of the injectors are malfunctioning.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By pcy
^ This is what I have been doing, I taught my...

^
This is what I have been doing, I taught my wife to do the same... no issues.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By pcy
Crankshaft position sensor can contribute to...

Crankshaft position sensor can contribute to P0700 trans fault.

If I were you, I'd replace the CKP, clear the codes and go from there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By pcy
+1 on the above. Home made wooden ramps. I made...

+1 on the above. Home made wooden ramps. I made a set with discounted 2x12 pieces I bought at Home Depot (70% off); there were some blemishes, those blemishes weren't a concern for what I was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By pcy
+1 on all of the above members' feedback. ...

+1 on all of the above members' feedback.

Given the water pump is very critical, I wouldn't entertain remanufactured/used/aftermarket water pumps.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By pcy
Did all of them stop working ALL AT ONCE or over...

Did all of them stop working ALL AT ONCE or over a period of some time?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,342
Posted By pcy
Bolts on strut tower braces will cause the...

Bolts on strut tower braces will cause the creaking noises if they are not tight.
If it's my car, that's the first think I would check (it doesn't cost any money to check).
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By pcy
It would've been nice if the motor is readily...

It would've been nice if the motor is readily accessible to check the condition of the motor... oh well...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By pcy
+1. All other discussions are waste of time....

+1.

All other discussions are waste of time.
With several variables, it's best to evacuate refrigerant, check for leaks, refill proper amount of refrigerant, ...
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