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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,671
Posted By robnitro
I haven't heard of a recall and bmw-rp.com...

I haven't heard of a recall and bmw-rp.com doesn't list one for my vin.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By robnitro
I'd think it's still a problem because other...

I'd think it's still a problem because other things can go bad.
I used epoxy glue to fix my cracked side partitions and it's held up for a year +
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,891
Posted By robnitro
More soot more regens. That's it, waste of fuel...

More soot more regens. That's it, waste of fuel and time to complete them.
They're determined by differential pressure on the dpf. There's a reason why they happen more often without flaps... How...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,387
Posted By robnitro
If you don't mind water on your engine it's not...

If you don't mind water on your engine it's not just a diesel issue. Are you thinking gas engines have a different better part lol...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,891
Posted By robnitro
Interesting back pressure analysis. With 35d usa...

Interesting back pressure analysis. With 35d usa there is a differential pressure sensor plumbed pre dpf and after dpf, so altitude would not affect that reading.


I think the flaps only actuate...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By robnitro
Did you check inside the actuator? The gear gets...

Did you check inside the actuator? The gear gets stripped. Chain slack may be normal and you could be making a mountain out of a mole hill.

On the evo it may be problematic as the front is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,048
Posted By robnitro
File a report with bmw na for lying... These...

File a report with bmw na for lying... These pieces of crap need to learn a lesson and you might get money back
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,702
Posted By robnitro
In every car I've owned, running 2 or 3 psi above...

In every car I've owned, running 2 or 3 psi above the door sticker has given me better, more even wear.
The door rating is for comfort, but ironically on RFT, a higher pressure gives more comfort...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By robnitro
Shutting down during a regen is what I think...

Shutting down during a regen is what I think makes 35d have clogged oil return lines.
400C or so exhaust might cool quickly but still the oil stays stagnant for a few minutes, leaving deposits.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By robnitro
When doing the thermostat I did the water pump. ...

When doing the thermostat I did the water pump. The old one wasn't leaking but felt a little loose.

My ihka pump failed too. I coded it out because I don't care about heating while engine is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,702
Posted By robnitro
N2 weight is about 28 O2 32 H2O 18 but has a...

N2 weight is about 28
O2 32
H2O 18 but has a funny bond due to vanderwaals forces.

So N2 would leak out earlier unless the bond between 2 makes it bigger than O2.


Re: noise reduction......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,702
Posted By robnitro
How does it reduce tire noise? Sounds like snake...

How does it reduce tire noise? Sounds like snake oil claims
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By robnitro
Pre 11/2010 build under the dash. After, near...

Pre 11/2010 build under the dash.
After, near the muffler.
Check newtis.info
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By robnitro
If you park and the stupid car still is doing...

If you park and the stupid car still is doing regen, egts will not drop much. What gets me is that how many people that do short trips might be idling and still shutting down a hot turbo? I think...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-20-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By robnitro
You mean the recall, correct?

You mean the recall, correct?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By robnitro
Idle down to cool off is smart but these cars...

Idle down to cool off is smart but these cars have a habit of starting regen a few minutes before getting home. Idling during a regen doesn't lower egt and its stupid that the car doesn't get the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By robnitro
?? What is your opinion here, it sounds like...

?? What is your opinion here, it sounds like both?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-16-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,769
Posted By robnitro
So then it's less power needed with these plugs. ...

So then it's less power needed with these plugs. That means that we aren't using up much amp hours then but really need the cranking amps to turn the engine over.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 21,848
Posted By robnitro
I just got the fault on Sunday with the 3 codes. ...

I just got the fault on Sunday with the 3 codes.
Dropped the box after undoing the parking cable brackets to get slack and opened module.
Neg motor lead broke off as others have described....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-09-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By robnitro
Or something vacuum related, a worn vacuum...

Or something vacuum related, a worn vacuum solenoid cycling on and off can sound like that.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,166
Posted By robnitro
An old time Honda mechanic told me that too, go...

An old time Honda mechanic told me that too, go by tire wear and feel.
I do my toe alignment by line of sight aligning the sidewalls at 3 and 9 oclock knowing the rear and front track, you can look...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,166
Posted By robnitro
Never heard 6mo/6k for any car...

Never heard 6mo/6k for any car...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By robnitro
This is exactly the stupid crap that causes more...

This is exactly the stupid crap that causes more issues on the roads. They get rid of this mechanical N switch and when people have issues on the highway they can't even get off the road. I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,576
Posted By robnitro
If your commute was short trips stop and go city...

If your commute was short trips stop and go city driving, 5000 miles is correct, based on fuel consumption.
Highway, 11k is easy for the oil.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 09-02-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By robnitro
Soot, egr cooler could be leaking and mixing...

Soot, egr cooler could be leaking and mixing exhaust with the coolant or head gasket.
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