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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,043
Posted By TroubledGnome
This sounds like one of those double suck jobs....

This sounds like one of those double suck jobs. Certainly tedious enough that you'd prefer to just pay someone else to do it, but detailed enough that I'd likely not trust anyone to put it back...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,923
Posted By TroubledGnome
Wast this done at a dealer or independent? Was...

Wast this done at a dealer or independent? Was the adjustment value of the new injectors coded to the DDE?

The U0100 code is sort of a generic catch all that would require further diagnostics.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,419
Posted By TroubledGnome
I don't think that it will get rid of that...

I don't think that it will get rid of that message.

You'll need something like ISTA/D in order to set the DPF as replaced. This will reset your Ash Mass to 0. So you might want to record your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By TroubledGnome
HaHa, my son and I did this some time back joking...

HaHa, my son and I did this some time back joking around with phone names. I did find one combination of several emojis that deleted my pairing information entirely.

You can use ascii characters...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,043
Posted By TroubledGnome
I believe you are in for quite a project since I...

I believe you are in for quite a project since I think you need to remove the entire center console to get at it.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By TroubledGnome
That might actually be the part you need. I...

That might actually be the part you need.

I don't know what your drive other than a 2008, but here is a link the the procedure on mine. You can change as needed.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By TroubledGnome
I believe he is asking if there is a way to make...

I believe he is asking if there is a way to make the drivers knob a master control so that when that one is turned it will automatically set the same setting to the passenger side.

Many newer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By TroubledGnome
Any change you have the fault codes? Otherwise...

Any change you have the fault codes? Otherwise we'd all be shooting in the dark.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By TroubledGnome
It is a mileage report , not a condition report...

It is a mileage report , not a condition report and will show if you scan for codes once that mileage is met. 125,000 IIRC.

Once changed you reset the counter with ISTA/D or such.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By TroubledGnome
You need to reset the counter on the transfer...

You need to reset the counter on the transfer case due to a passive code that is stored.

You won't have a check engine light, but the code will remain there alerting you to the need to change the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By TroubledGnome
I'm probably being naive, but if you have ISTA...

I'm probably being naive, but if you have ISTA can't you run though the test plans for the fault codes and find out what it broken?

My EGR cooler cracked this week and I recall getting similar...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By TroubledGnome
They were a great company until they were...

They were a great company until they were purchased by Bertram Capital back in 2014. They are really the ones to be avoided.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By TroubledGnome
Best bet is to just stay away from ECS and all...

Best bet is to just stay away from ECS and all the old suppliers that they are gobbling up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,131
Posted By TroubledGnome
You are a smart guy and I enjoy your...

You are a smart guy and I enjoy your contributions to this forum, but without any factual data to back this up it is all just a a "Feel" thing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,131
Posted By TroubledGnome
This is a bold statement without any factual data...

This is a bold statement without any factual data to back it up.

I have akebonos on my X5

I agree that it is a feel thing and the initial light pedal feel is different, but I seriously doubt...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By TroubledGnome
I agree. It sort of sounded like a diaphragm...

I agree. It sort of sounded like a diaphragm style pump with a leak.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,918
Posted By TroubledGnome
and if you look on the back of that bottle bottle...

and if you look on the back of that bottle bottle that they hand you it will state that it is not for use on engines with more than one turbo charger.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By TroubledGnome
That is above my pay grade. They are each...

That is above my pay grade.

They are each made from a different base, but if they still can carry the VW and MB then you are probably fine for one OCI. If it were my car I'd still run in through...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By TroubledGnome
It still has VW and MB ratings and I'd say it is...

It still has VW and MB ratings and I'd say it is fine to use for one oil cycle.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By TroubledGnome
+1 From that thread I surmised the below and...

+1

From that thread I surmised the below and use it when I'm deciding on oil

From protection stand point VW504.00/507.00 is most stringent approval in this C3 class and MB229.51/52 most...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,334
Posted By TroubledGnome
Here ...

Here

https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

and various of search results.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,868
Posted By TroubledGnome
Same here. I bought mine as the second owner with...

Same here. I bought mine as the second owner with all service/maintenance records.

All recalls have been done and the only emission failure issue was the active tank covered under the extended...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,496
Posted By TroubledGnome
I've heard/read/assumed similar info. ...

I've heard/read/assumed similar info.

Although my OBC is consistently about 1 mpg lower than my manual calculation.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By TroubledGnome
I'm at 162,000 and I've done the same as you. ...

I'm at 162,000 and I've done the same as you.

I only mentioned the filter due to the unknown nature of the pump failure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By TroubledGnome
Any chance the filter in the reservoir is clogged...

Any chance the filter in the reservoir is clogged from the failure and causing this issue?
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