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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By scottalexander
Were you able to physically verify if you do or...

Were you able to physically verify if you do or don't have a ZF box?

Next:

Regarding why when I am almost stopped and take a sharp right turn onto a street and accelerate it clunks hard as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By scottalexander
Garry Ferraro (on Youtube) has torn apart...

Garry Ferraro (on Youtube) has torn apart countless ZF transmissions.

He always talks about the bump / jolt from 2cd gear to 1st gear.

Generally, Gary sees the problem most of the time is a...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By scottalexander
This problem is very common. I'm betting its...

This problem is very common.

I'm betting its the bridge seal.

By the way, that bridge seal can be order in aluminum (so its a lot stronger).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By scottalexander
Get these floor mats and you will be the second...

Get these floor mats and you will be the second coolest guy in town.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By scottalexander
Here's an update. I just put new caliper...

Here's an update.

I just put new caliper bleed screws in the rear calipers.

As many years as I've been bleeding brakes I never put in new bleed screws.

I was able to remove the old bleed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By scottalexander
The habbyGuy transmission story is inspiring....

The habbyGuy transmission story is inspiring. Here's why.

This BMW forum is priceless, but what this forum doesn't have is Knowledge Management organization.

For example, we all use RealOEM...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By scottalexander
If I remove the bleeder screw valve on the...

If I remove the bleeder screw valve on the caliper (and install a new one) will I find that I have to re-bleed all 4 wheels or can I just bleed the caliper where the new screw was installed?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By scottalexander
Good work on re-seating the mechatronic sleeve. ...

Good work on re-seating the mechatronic sleeve.

As they say in New York, your transmission will now shift as smooth as butta.

I'm toasting your success with a 'cold one' as I write.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By scottalexander
In hind sight I just had another idea. ...

In hind sight I just had another idea.

Before you pull out the old mechatronic sleeve, you get some of your wife’s pink nail polish. If she doesn’t have any, just ask your girlfriend.

Now...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By scottalexander
In the document I gave you there was a picture...

In the document I gave you there was a picture showing the required 3.0mm space required at the connector. That was a key activity during the job.

You say I might be pulling the Mechatronics...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By scottalexander
You said you were just on The CTSC website, and...

You said you were just on The CTSC website, and weren't able to locate that troubleshooting guide.

I've attached the full CTSC document where I extracted the earlier picture I sent you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By scottalexander
The CTSC did a write up on this. They...

The CTSC did a write up on this.

They highlighted the pin misalignment possibility when reassembling.

See red arrow.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By scottalexander
Caliper bleeder screw threads

I was using a Motive power bleeder yesterday to bleed my brakes. I only pump it to 10 psi.

The brake bleeding exercise I do religiously every year at this time so everything works.

When I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By scottalexander
If you have 169,000 miles on the car and the fuel...

If you have 169,000 miles on the car and the fuel pump has never been changed, its wise to make the investment.

Typical fuel pump symptoms:

o the car cuts out every now and then and you have to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By scottalexander
When you look at the physical OBD II port can you...

When you look at the physical OBD II port can you see all the female pins?

Is there a pin that is damaged, depressed?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By scottalexander
I torque my oil filter cap to 18 ft lbs. When I...

I torque my oil filter cap to 18 ft lbs. When I go to change my oil and remove the oil filter element the oil filter is never compressed and crushed.

OP's filter was compressed and crushed.

You...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By scottalexander
I just watched your second video. First, the...

I just watched your second video.

First, the blue lift of yours is SWEET!

In the video when you pulled out the old filter, I noticed how bent and crushed all the paper elements were in the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By scottalexander
If the fuel pump was not replaced, its fair to...

If the fuel pump was not replaced, its fair to say the fuel filter was also not replaced.

After looking at your 2aaf fault code on the BMW fault code look up web site it says:

1.) Run...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By scottalexander
How many miles are on the car? Has the fuel...

How many miles are on the car?

Has the fuel pump ever been replaced?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By scottalexander
Good work on fixing the oil filter. In your...

Good work on fixing the oil filter.

In your video I noticed your vacuum cable clip was broken next to your oil filter housing.

Here's the URL to get a new one.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 856
Posted By scottalexander
There's a period missing. It should have...

There's a period missing.

It should have read 3.0% (typo)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 856
Posted By scottalexander
I've only changed my transmission gear oil 4...

I've only changed my transmission gear oil 4 times with LifeGuard 6. Here are some insights.

I can tell you on the second fill process (car running and after going through the gears), the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By scottalexander
If its loudest at the filter housing, could it be...

If its loudest at the filter housing, could it be the plastic cage inside the filter housing is broken off?

You know that plastic cage inside the filter housing that holds the oil filter in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
Posted By scottalexander
On July 30, 1975 Hoffa left Bloomfield, Michigan...

On July 30, 1975 Hoffa left Bloomfield, Michigan and drove with 2 associates to the Beekman Farm located in upstate New York for a meeting.

Hoffa never left that meeting.

He's buried...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,140
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