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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,933
Posted By nyoung
its not that difficult if you have time and patience

I did mine and it wasn't too difficult except for the plugs located closest to the dash board. The passenger side is the most difficult. You will need to slightly bend the AC compressor hose to get...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-20-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,321
Posted By nyoung
Crankcase vent hoses

Hello,

Another common problem is the CCV hoses which I was told cause engine leaks. There is a video on youtube about this. If your engine is leaking like mine, now we know why.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By nyoung
Please provide an update to this problem

Hello,

I am having the same problem. Please tell me what your remedy was.
Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By nyoung
Vacuum Pump DIY

I found this vacuum pump leak repair DIY video. That thing costs $400+ just for the part! It looks pretty easy to replace if you have the time. Good luck.

http://youtu.be/9nRroLFTPJc
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By nyoung
Another DIY link for the e60

I found another DIY link for replacing this part. I think everyone is having this problem!

http://youtu.be/QnUVMrnrtxQ
Forum: 7 Series DIY 04-02-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,772
Posted By nyoung
Thanks for the follow up. I appreciate the...

Thanks for the follow up. I appreciate the feed-back.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 04-01-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,772
Posted By nyoung
Vacumm pump seals question

Hello,

I'm about to take on this vacumm pump seal problem in the near future. I have an 05 545i. What solenoids are you guys referring to? Do the solenoids have to be removed with installing new...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 02-28-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,590
Posted By nyoung
I have an 2005 545i. Do you think that it will...

I have an 2005 545i. Do you think that it will fit. Are you wanting to sell the complete set or just a couple of pieces?

Thanks,
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
I,ve her of Pentosin. I think they make...

I,ve her of Pentosin. I think they make transmission fluid too. Thanks I will see if I can get a Manager who knows what they are talking about.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
follow up on thermostat challenge

I went ahead and slapped the (not too used) OEM thermostat that I was planning to use for backup in the 545i last night, reset the PO128 code, test drove it last night for leaks and about 90+ miles...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 02-27-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,590
Posted By nyoung
dodgedieselguy Where did you get your trim...

dodgedieselguy

Where did you get your trim pieces and how do I go about refinishing them? I have a crack in the surface of my trim piece that goes across the passenger side dash and the shifter...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 02-27-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,102
Posted By nyoung
I get mine (Mann) online and I order for all my...

I get mine (Mann) online and I order for all my cars at once including the 545i to save on shipping. They are much cheaper than $11. Don't know if I'm supposed to advertise for any online retailer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
called my local Oriellys. They said they do not...

called my local Oriellys. They said they do not carry BMW coolant. I told her its probably the equivalent, but you know these folks know hardly anything about cars. If they did, I guess they would...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
I thought about a possible wiring issue but this...

I thought about a possible wiring issue but this problem just appeared when I switched from the OEM thermostat to the Beck Arnley. By the way, I just realized that the sensor on the BA thermostat is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
Yes, I think the Zerex GO5 falls in the HyBrid...

Yes, I think the Zerex GO5 falls in the HyBrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) category of coolants, while the Prestone ANY model falls in th Organic Acid Technology (OAT) category. It seems that the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
thanks for the replies

Yes. I will go ahead and give up on the Beck Arnley thermostat. I tried two and still not luck. I am going back to my original OEM, as it still has some life left in it. I was planning to use it as a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,187
Posted By nyoung
I'm having the same problem

Hello,

I rebuilt the entire cooling system because the expansion tank coolant measurement stick broke off and the radiator was busted on my 2005 545i. I replaced the expansion tank, water pump,...
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