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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 430
Posted By scottalexander
How can fuel injection cleaner repair a leaky...

How can fuel injection cleaner repair a leaky malfunctioning injector?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 430
Posted By scottalexander
When you launched ISTA could you see: the...

When you launched ISTA could you see:

the fuel rail pressure was low?

fuel pump controller module in trunk acting up?

fuel pressure regulator?

vacuum leak?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,716
Posted By scottalexander
Ok, your saying all the magic to start the car is...

Ok, your saying all the magic to start the car is in the plastic valet key.

and the only role for the key fob shell in the glove compartment is to hold the plastic valet key?

In that scenario I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By scottalexander
Regarding my earlier post above. I just...

Regarding my earlier post above.

I just spoke with ZF in Germany.

They told me the special ZF tool to remove the mechatronic sleeve is

ZF part# AA00.548.098
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,716
Posted By scottalexander
There's plenty of people that have complained...

There's plenty of people that have complained they can't start their e60 because the key fob battery is dead.

Now if the valet jacket doesn't have a battery and is just a shell of the standard key...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,716
Posted By scottalexander
It sounds like the OP is finished with his...

It sounds like the OP is finished with his exploration.

Next:

Earlier Burning 2nd above raised the issue of the valet key.

That valet key internal electric operations has always been a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By scottalexander
Are both engines N52?

Are both engines N52?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By scottalexander
It the mechatronic sleeve is taking the average...

It the mechatronic sleeve is taking the average person 3 to 4 times to get it seated properly, there must be a ZF special tool that we don't know exists.

For example, a tool similar to compressing...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 570
Posted By scottalexander
Did the IBOC tuner just die from old age? ...

Did the IBOC tuner just die from old age?

Was the old IBOC tuner in the trunk rusted or corroded?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By scottalexander
Do you buy the argument of incorrect...

Do you buy the argument of incorrect installation, wrong or missing cooling liquid?

I don't know how you could incorrectly install the pump, but there are plenty of people that don't use...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By scottalexander
You mention, The toughest part is getting...

You mention,

The toughest part is getting the new sleeve seal to seat correctly. I fought with mine for a year after replacing it until someone mentioned that you have to push them in with some...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By scottalexander
Pierburg corporate update: You might...

Pierburg corporate update:

You might remember I reached out to Pierburg in Germany asking about the mean time between failure with their coolant pumps.

Here is their first answer:

"Our...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By scottalexander
One option is for you to download INPA or ISTA...

One option is for you to download INPA or ISTA and register your battery.

You are going to need those software tools anyway.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By scottalexander
When you launch ISTA-D and you get the tree...

When you launch ISTA-D and you get the tree diagram of all the modules, can you see the CAS and KBM are in yellow?

If so, do the tests ISTA will navigate you to perform.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By scottalexander
I just had another thought about the life cycle...

I just had another thought about the life cycle of these Pierburg water pumps.

Many times when the pump is deteriorating and its about to die, there is a noise emanating from the pump that sounds...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By scottalexander
use a automotive piggy back circuit connector at...

use a automotive piggy back circuit connector at the fuse box

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSSba_UtaMQ
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By scottalexander
In the Bentley manual they talk about the N52...

In the Bentley manual they talk about the N52 electric water pump. Bentley claims when removing the water pump it must be stored with coolant so the bearings don't seize.

I'm thinking one of the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By scottalexander
My bet is on the pump bearing breaking or plastic...

My bet is on the pump bearing breaking or plastic propeller parts breaking (if the Pierburg product manager ever gets back to me on the pumps failure points)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By scottalexander
Are the wipers and the trunk switch on the same...

Are the wipers and the trunk switch on the same bus?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By scottalexander
You have 120,000 miles on your car. Replace...

You have 120,000 miles on your car.

Replace all the hoses for fear there might be vacuum leaks from the old hoses. Its not worth being cheap.

There's plenty of people that don't change the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By scottalexander
Before spending any money at a Indy shop, reset...

Before spending any money at a Indy shop, reset the transmission adaptations yourself.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,924
Posted By scottalexander
Are you still convinced the coil was 100% of the...

Are you still convinced the coil was 100% of the problem?

Is your car still operating perfect today since the coil replacement?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,924
Posted By scottalexander
I'm trying to decipher the Pierburg engineers...

I'm trying to decipher the Pierburg engineers main take away point.

It sounds like he's saying your ECU is acting up and it makes the car go into "limp mode"?

I'm trying to remember if you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By scottalexander
You mentioned you bought a new key. Where...

You mentioned you bought a new key.

Where did you buy it?

How much did it cost?

Who coded it to your car?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By scottalexander
Your right about the British guy. He claims the...

Your right about the British guy. He claims the LifeGuard 6 should never be changed (insane). He also claims that the coolant should never be changed.

Maybe he doesn't know about FCP? That is,...
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