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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By tttomttt
I would first make sure the diaphragm does not...

I would first make sure the diaphragm does not leak as that is another source of a failed disa valve. If it in fact passes the diaphragm test I would not hesitate to rebuild it with the GAS kit.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By tttomttt
Is this OFH the same as the M54 engine? I used...

Is this OFH the same as the M54 engine? I used the viton seal last time I did this job just so it would not be a regular maintenance job on the M54. What a pain in the butt that job looked like.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 26,917
Posted By tttomttt
I had the 4F85 code almost a year and a half ago....

I had the 4F85 code almost a year and a half ago. When passing a vehicle the transmission downshifting would cause the car to go into limp mode. In addition I had the 2nd to 1st bump when coming to a...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-22-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By tttomttt
Even though the head gasket was recently done...

Even though the head gasket was recently done does not mean they used a quality valve cover gasket. In addition after replacement. if it still leaks oil into the spark plug holes it may be that the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,396
Posted By tttomttt
Try FCP Euro. Guaranteed for life

Try FCP Euro. Guaranteed for life
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By tttomttt
Assuming that you drove the vehicle and the...

Assuming that you drove the vehicle and the lights are still on perhaps a battery check is in order.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-09-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,761
Posted By tttomttt
I never did like starting my 330 just to move it...

I never did like starting my 330 just to move it a few feet. It always ran like crap briefly after a restart. As if the cylinders were slightly flooded with fuel. My remedy was to always let it run a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By tttomttt
I am. Searching is your friend. Not sure what the...

I am. Searching is your friend. Not sure what the problem is. A fountain of info in these forums at your fingertips all archived neatly, waiting to be used as a reference. Search, read, learn and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By tttomttt
"teach a man to fish". The amount of help being...

"teach a man to fish". The amount of help being asked for vs the amount of initial searching is getting out of hand. It is easy to see this on the front page. In fact this subject was just discussed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By tttomttt
Seems to be a rash of "What is wrong with my car"...

Seems to be a rash of "What is wrong with my car" without doing a bit of searching. Please search the extensive database provided by this and other forums. The knowledge you find along the way will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By tttomttt
nice find

nice find
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By tttomttt
I must say through the years I have been using...

I must say through the years I have been using FCP they have been great. I have noticed lately their shipping dept has had some issues. Their customer service dept is top notch and will remedy any...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-12-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By tttomttt
If I remember correctly the mounting plate itself...

If I remember correctly the mounting plate itself has 2 o rings as well as the cooler. I do not believe that you can buy these o rings separately from BMW you must buy the plate. That being said many...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By tttomttt
Sounds like a great fix with the time-sert. To...

Sounds like a great fix with the time-sert. To initially remove the stripped bolt some pressure will need to be exerted on the head of the drain plug and hopefully get some thread traction going to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By tttomttt
I would return to the shop who rebuilt it and...

I would return to the shop who rebuilt it and have them read the codes with a BMW related scanner. It does sound as though minimally you are low on fluid. It could also be the seals for the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
Neves, If I am to understand your last post...

Neves,
If I am to understand your last post you were able to achieve sound by plugging in from your cars aux jack to the aux out jack from the android unit correct? This is the only way you will...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,324
Posted By tttomttt
This is a funny thread. I agree with everyone who...

This is a funny thread. I agree with everyone who answered the OP. Loved my 330xi. Bought it with 79,000 sold it with 249,000 with maybe $4000 invested over 8 years. Ran like it was new. I bought a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
I apologize if I did not understand. I looked at...

I apologize if I did not understand. I looked at the Aliexpress Mekede android for the E60 that I ordered and I see part # MKD985B the CCC model. The picture shows the aux out port wire as part of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
Definitely the aux out from the android unit. As...

Definitely the aux out from the android unit. As I stated I found the usb/aux adapter the most accessible option rather than the glove or console box. The adapter that I purchased was on amazon. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
So I referenced some of the pm's I sent to...

So I referenced some of the pm's I sent to inquire about no sound from the android side of the unit. I cannot stress again checking the E70 forum as a lot of my guidance came from there. Once I wired...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
I referenced many other manufacturers to help in...

I referenced many other manufacturers to help in my installation as these all seem to be very similar. Try dvdgpsnav.com solution for no sound. Perhaps that will help. I myself are not familiar with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
Well that is why I went ahead and installed those...

Well that is why I went ahead and installed those USB/aux port flush hubs. I like the fact that it gives me not only audio options but screen mirroring and easy updating in a neat functional way....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 25,313
Posted By tttomttt
So I took the plunge recently and purchased an...

So I took the plunge recently and purchased an android screen for my 05 530i. The M-ASK unit left a lot to be desired especially as far as no built in navigation. I like to use Waze as my default...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By tttomttt
This sounds as if you have an abnormal parasitic...

This sounds as if you have an abnormal parasitic draw on the car. Changing the battery would help for a little while as long as you constantly drive it, however leaving it sit for a few days drained...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By tttomttt
I do not think the mobile mechanic was...

I do not think the mobile mechanic was deliberately taking you for a ride, so suing him in small claims court is a bit over the top in my opinion. There are other ways than a pressure test to find...
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