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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By kskane
Did the oil change and reset the adaptation. ...

Did the oil change and reset the adaptation. Have not felt anything so far for 4k, apart from ocassional feeling that the gears are changing down after stopping. Am going to change it soon again for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By kskane
If that Q is directed at me, then I have left the...

If that Q is directed at me, then I have left the original sleeve in, since I could not get to it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By kskane
Thanks PCY, is there something similar to this on...

Thanks PCY, is there something similar to this on the rear axle. I believe once I saw old rubber joint on the back, but can't remember.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By kskane
Engine Support Bar Q?

Hi guys, my oil pan in M54 engine is leaking. If anyone of you have done this DIY before, can you tell me if the engine support bar tool in the link below is the correct tool for lifting the M54...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By kskane
What part is this?

Is the image of the attached joint that is deteriorating at 200K's is the 'Swing support' or the 'Angle joint'. I believe it is called tie rod, just want to know what P/N is on my M54 E60. Also,...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-21-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By kskane
Forgot to include the last step to be done after...

Forgot to include the last step to be done after the brake pads replacement.
How to "Bed" the brakes
This is a two step process;

Get the brake pads to optimal heat before bedding, DO NOT BED...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
New Febi pads with the correct size are in, and...

New Febi pads with the correct size are in, and "bedded" and the crashing truck has gone with the wind. Yes, NO MORE SQUEAL. Finally I can say it is not embarrassing to stop at a red light. Some...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 10-19-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By kskane
DIY - E60 brake pads

Although there are number of brake pads DIY, I just did mine recently and thought to post it. Note, I used the brake grease as it helps to avoid the squeal some people complain about.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By kskane
I am a turned DIY'r at the hands of :mad:...

I am a turned DIY'r at the hands of :mad: mechanics. When I did my first tranny oil change, I bought the sleeve, attempted to do it, then chicken out cause there is no room. Since then, I have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
Thanks. Guys, Any suggestion on Febi brake...

Thanks.

Guys, Any suggestion on Febi brake pad quality?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
Alright, I finally figured what the problem was. ...

Alright, I finally figured what the problem was. The shop sent me the wrong brake pads for my E60. Aparently there are two different rotors for E60 (front), 324mm and 310mm. I have 310mm rotors...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
For the sensor spring, what is the process to...

For the sensor spring, what is the process to install it? Put the spring on the sensor and then try to shove the sensor into the calliper/brake pad or put the spring into the brake pad and try to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
I installed pad sensor back without the spring,...

I installed pad sensor back without the spring, see attached, should I be worried? Or should I put the spring back?

And why do you say the pad is bigger, what model of Taxtar should I get for the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
After the mechanic had given a second try to...

After the mechanic had given a second try to apply the BMW brake grease to the front to wheels and the squeal came back, I finally attempted to pull the pad out myself over the last weekend and I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
Thanks for the quick response. I also noticed...

Thanks for the quick response. I also noticed that the squeal only starts after 30-40min of driving from cold until the brake gets hot. Why would it only squeal when hot? Also, there are two type of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By kskane
Change the transmission oil ASAP, and use only...

Change the transmission oil ASAP, and use only genuine oil, there are only three in the market, BMW or ZF LL 06 or Febi. There are plenty of links available on DIY and needs to be done by someone...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
With the shims are you referring to the spring...

With the shims are you referring to the spring that goes into the piston? Also, if one of these spring is broken, will that cause any squealing? Not sure, but suspecting that one of the spring might...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
Does squealing affects only front or all 4...

Does squealing affects only front or all 4 wheels? How can I find out? Also, does BMW needs brake grease or brake glue compound or both? Also, what is the alternative to BMW brake paste?

Sent...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
Took it back to the mechanic, supplied them with...

Took it back to the mechanic, supplied them with BMW brake paste, they pulled the pads from the front wheel as they said the squeal was only in the front. The pad had some crap stuck to the end so...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By kskane
Squealing Brakes - What to do?

Hi Guys, I got zimmerman rotors, Textar and Jurid pad (factory OEM) for front and back with Febi sensors and brake silencer paste. Gave all new parts to a mechanic to fit it, worked perfect the 1st...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By kskane
I feel your pain, recently fixed the leak by...

I feel your pain, recently fixed the leak by replacing couple of hoses and broke the dame plug.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789753&highlight=

As for your leak still be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,380
Posted By kskane
Thanks for the video, and yes change the oil and...

Thanks for the video, and yes change the oil and report back your finding. I found another replacement oil to ZF from Febi (there is post here somewhere) that I will be using soon on mine and see...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By kskane
Do you mean to say kind of rusted, tries to open...

Do you mean to say kind of rusted, tries to open and then closes again while the boot lid is up. So, in other words mechanical issue, not electrical?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By kskane
Thanks, will try there. Good suggestion. ...

Thanks, will try there. Good suggestion.



Do you know which number is it, or you saying it the intake manifold itself?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By kskane
What pipe is this in the intake manifold area

Guys, on the M54 engine, under the cover of the intake manifold, what pipe is this?
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