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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By ard
So to make it clear for the OP...Dinan no longer...

So to make it clear for the OP...Dinan no longer provides their ‘continuation of factory warranty’

And when I click on your link, emissions, it states



Or am I going insane? Dinan doesn’t...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By ard
DOnt be a stranger. At least you didnt buy a...

DOnt be a stranger. At least you didnt buy a Kia.

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By ard
Let's not take OP off track w a quibble...

Let's not take OP off track w a quibble about the fluid (yeah, I did start it). It isn't a 'wrong fluid' issue, for sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
X-5
Views: 857
Posted By ard
Nice find. It is in the BMW parts system, a...

Nice find.

It is in the BMW parts system, a few online BMW stores show it. Not surprised if realoem doesnt have it, they those can be stale




Honestly, if I had 2,3 wires damaged I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By ard
So the oil from one bearing goes to the next, and...

So the oil from one bearing goes to the next, and the next?

:angel:

edit. But know what you are saying...hard to say, if there are bits of say a chain guide rolling around....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By ard
Could be a bit of plastic broke off somewhere and...

Could be a bit of plastic broke off somewhere and lodged in the galley/orifice for that one bearing....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By ard
Yeah, real OEM is like prices from 10 years ago! ...

Yeah, real OEM is like prices from 10 years ago!

I saw the current MSRP and was like :cry:

I’d be doing microsurgery on that module, see if it is a broken bit of a gear jamming up the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 399
Posted By ard
Did dealer ask for your VIN? Or just an SA...

Did dealer ask for your VIN? Or just an SA talking out their.....

Should be listed when they pull up a status report on your specific car. In fact, even an SB will not be adequate- the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By ard
Given that it had a bad treansmission when you...

Given that it had a bad treansmission when you purchased it, I am going to opine thta the issue is NOT anything YOU did. So not fluid level, not bent pins.

Of course if someone else was in there...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
X-5
Views: 857
Posted By ard
The TIS spends quite a bit of time talking about...

The TIS spends quite a bit of time talking about cable routing at the connector. I did not know they sell a replacement pigtail. I cant find a part number.....


Edit: as Doug linked above
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By ard
Have you priced that little puppy????

Have you priced that little puppy????
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,065
Posted By ard
Cool;. Keep us posted.

Cool;. Keep us posted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By ard
What do you mean by transmission service? ...

What do you mean by transmission service?

Try thectsc.com for parts, may have rebuilt valve bodies.ARE YOU 100% sure it is the egs module?

Do you have the code reader? So you are doing the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By ard
you are wrong, friend. Read it again. Only...

you are wrong, friend.

Read it again. Only the DINAN PRODUCT is warrranted. Nothing else!

You are thinking of the old times.... bad advice.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By ard
Yes, BMW will not honor their warranty. ...

Yes, BMW will not honor their warranty.

Dinan sucks, They did yearsa ago and still do, just to be clear.

They used to have a warranty that replaced BMWs.

Now they only warrant their part...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 08-02-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By ard
I'd be super concerned about buying on...

I'd be super concerned about buying on eBay. We had a recent story of someone buying "Bosch Remanufactured" injectors and getting garbage.

Having said that, you bought two...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-02-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By ard
Big and safe. :thumbup:

Big and safe.

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By ard
Very sorry to hear. I dont think "repair' is...

Very sorry to hear.

I dont think "repair' is possible, unless you consider "A full engine REBUILD" to be a repair.

Unless you can find a cheap engine from a wrecked X5, Id move on to a new car....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ard
My guess is no, but you should google that. ...

My guess is no, but you should google that. Probably 50 posts on the issue, among all the various BMW forums. Videos too.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,065
Posted By ard
Naw, we were posting in this thread just two...

Naw, we were posting in this thread just two weeks ago....

As you can see, using newtis.info it is possible to carefully narrow down the failure.

Did you do that to isolate the relay on that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 399
Posted By ard
I just was trying to keep the thread alive until...

I just was trying to keep the thread alive until the smart guys got here.....

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
X-5
Views: 857
Posted By ard
What is a "pigtail"? Never heard of...

What is a "pigtail"?

Never heard of this....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 309
Posted By ard
Some more info... ...

Some more info...

https://babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?p=736437

if a ballast starts failing or get intermittent, it can cause the FRM to 'latch up'.

Once you get that code reader you can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By ard
Huh. So thats the little fuse pack in the...

Huh. So thats the little fuse pack in the e-box???

Which fuse? ie which number, or better yet a link to the TIS. Be useful to know which circuit can cause that spectrum of errors....



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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ard
I havent done one, but I dont think it is a bg...

I havent done one, but I dont think it is a bg job...



4 plugs. a couple of fasteners....fuses....
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