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E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 01-14-2014, 12:04 PM
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Valve stem seals done for $2500!

For those who don't know me.... I'm a BMW master tech located in Long Island, NY who has helped out many forum members here in the past (just do a search and you'll find me). I've been seeing many posts about the common valve stem seal issue with the N62 and N62TU engine. Symptoms include excessive oil consumption and severe smoking from the tail pipe. I'm offering to complete the repair for $2500 total (parts and labor). This includes new valve cover gaskets, new upper timing case cover gaskets and valve stem seals of course. I would need 2 full days to complete the repair, I'm available on weekends (I work at the dealer during the week). Most dealers charge anywhere from $8,000 to $12,000 to have this done, so here's your chance to save a ton of cash! I've had someone drive over 12 hrs to meet me and to have the repair done, it was well worth it for that customer. You guys can post here or PM me. I'm also a forum regional sponsor, so my contact info is located in the section of the forum. Thanks!


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Old 01-14-2014, 04:31 PM
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Nice deal.

(For a moment I though someone went to the dealer for valve stem seals on their wheels.... )
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:19 PM
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Nice deal.

(For a moment I though someone went to the dealer for valve stem seals on their wheels.... )
Same here ... I was about to let the OP know that I did 4 OE valve stem (TPMS') for less than $150 ...

bmwoem1: what other services do you offer (on the weekends or otherwise)?

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Old 01-14-2014, 06:00 PM
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I can do any repairs, just send me a PM


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Old 01-15-2014, 12:36 PM
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Excessive consumption and smoke can also be due to bad piston rings. That's how it was on my last car ('03 Altima). During that time, it cost more in engine oil than fuel to drive 200 miles.
When changing the valve stem seals, I was 90% sure pistons were the actual problem, but did anyways, as they cost nothing and I had some spare time. Changing the valve stem seals did not fix the problem, as expected, but was a great learning experience. Learned to tune timing belt, change valve cover gasket, etc. Even managed to drop the valve into cylinder and get it back!

Sorry for going off the topic.

Question: if someone brings the car with those symptoms, do you guarantee the fix, or only guarantee work on valve stem seals?
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Old 01-15-2014, 12:59 PM
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I guarantee the fix, the results are immediate.... So I can't collect $ if the car is still smoking when I'm done. This issue is so common on this particular engine, it's pretty easy to diagnose.


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Old 01-15-2014, 03:40 PM
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Just as my CPO expires, you post. It's like there's an angel smiling. I'll let you know when I need a repair. With the reliability of my X5, we'll probably be talking next week.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:16 PM
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Just as my CPO expires, you post. It's like there's an angel smiling. I'll let you know when I need a repair. With the reliability of my X5, we'll probably be talking next week.
Haha, I'm sure we'll talk soon


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Old 01-16-2014, 08:55 AM
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For those who don't know me.... I'm a BMW master tech located in Long Island, NY who has helped out many forum members here in the past (just do a search and you'll find me). I've been seeing many posts about the common valve stem seal issue with the N62 and N62TU engine. Symptoms include excessive oil consumption and severe smoking from the tail pipe. I'm offering to complete the repair for $2500 total (parts and labor). This includes new valve cover gaskets, new upper timing case cover gaskets and valve stem seals of course. I would need 2 full days to complete the repair, I'm available on weekends (I work at the dealer during the week). Most dealers charge anywhere from $8,000 to $12,000 to have this done, so here's your chance to save a ton of cash! I've had someone drive over 12 hrs to meet me and to have the repair done, it was well worth it for that customer. You guys can post here or PM me. I'm also a forum regional sponsor, so my contact info is located in the section of the forum. Thanks!


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wont a dealer cover this under warranty if presented with the right documentation, evidence and support?
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Old 01-16-2014, 08:57 AM
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It's covered under warranty..... This service is for the cars out of the warranty period


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