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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By AU Pete
ha - no worries. its been quite an international...

ha - no worries. its been quite an international thread with help from all over. we should have an annual conference and meet somewhere to bury a few DPFs haha

Given your research and the various...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,913
Posted By AU Pete
Holy crap Keliuss! that is some amazing research...

Holy crap Keliuss! that is some amazing research and commitment to observations. Kudos to you :beerchug:

So my initial 2 thoughts are:

1) The PMGTechnik manifold reliability has a question mark...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By AU Pete
thanks - yeah i'm leaning that way i think.

thanks - yeah i'm leaning that way i think.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By AU Pete
update on the car from the original post - wow -...

update on the car from the original post - wow - almost 3 years ago since this thread was started...

car is going fine but generally reverting to he DPF regenerating too frequently for my liking...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By AU Pete
ah! the 'sacrificial hose'! i forgot about that...

ah! the 'sacrificial hose'! i forgot about that thread:
https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=838205

definitely read thru that mooper

also - just generally on Carly, I think I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By AU Pete
ok - hang on - few things i can think of. You...

ok - hang on - few things i can think of.
You really want Carly I think because you need to keep clearing those 480A and 481A errors as you drive i think. in a bit of a rush here so cant search...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By AU Pete
Wow! you're a more serious DIY'er than I :) if...

Wow! you're a more serious DIY'er than I :) if you get yours all sorted you may have a new customer :)



Well - I think my DPF was just too full from a long series of issues - probably existing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By AU Pete
Not 100% sure on your situation, but for me,...

Not 100% sure on your situation, but for me, errors on 3 or more glow plugs was indeed enough to stop regens happening. 2 was fine. 3 was not. for me it turned out to be the glow plug controller...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
So, relatively good news - it was the starter...

So, relatively good news - it was the starter motor.
Replaced for AUD$700 (~USD$500) fitted.
Back to running great. The slightly slower crank times we noticed in last month are now gone - so feel...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
So after thinking the problem of car not starting...

So after thinking the problem of car not starting went away, today it has completely stopped. The dash lights come on when trying to start, but it won't crank. Assumed the battery had finally died,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By AU Pete
just to provide a further data point to all...

just to provide a further data point to all things DPFs and swirl flaps...

I had the swirl flaps removed and capped about 2 years ago in mine. The caps used were supposedly good quality...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
Thanks - yeah we like the tilting on reverse...

Thanks - yeah we like the tilting on reverse action. to confirm - the vertical tilting of the passenger mirror is not working at all in this case - regardless of the mirror adjuster switch position....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
so after doing a bit more searching it sounds...

so after doing a bit more searching it sounds like the passenger side mirror dip/vertical movement not working is a bit of a thing - at least, i found a few threads on xoutpost (links 1...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
correct - car is in a secure garage so we'd never...

correct - car is in a secure garage so we'd never even thought to lock it (when at home) prior to this experiment. I don't even know if the car has an alarm btw :dunno: :) do they all have one? I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
Circling back around here to provide more info ...

Circling back around here to provide more info

Firstly - I didn't end up replacing the battery. I read on a thread elsewhere (may have been this one - Battery drain due to passenger mirror circuit...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,138
Posted By AU Pete
+1. i can confirm errors on 3 or more glow...

+1.

i can confirm errors on 3 or more glow plugs for me stopped regens occurring. (2 was fine, but 3 pushed it over the edge.) BUT it was NOT the actual glow plugs that were the problem in my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,138
Posted By AU Pete
As other have said, I'd be very doubtful about 4...

As other have said, I'd be very doubtful about 4 injectors simultaneously being the problem.
I had a similar introduction to this model as you, but mine started out much worse (broken timing chain...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
stable at 14.35v-14.4v did this -...

stable at 14.35v-14.4v



did this - stabilized at 14.15v-14.20v.
Is that too much of a difference to the first figure?



Rev to 2000 (with all lights/defroster etc on) and voltage...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
Hmm interesting. Ok just went for a 40 min drive...

Hmm interesting. Ok just went for a 40 min drive and kept an eye on the battery voltage parameter in Carly.

While cruising at highway speeds it hovered around 14.25-14.45v. If I turned on all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
Thanks All! Hmm ok - I had assumed it...

Thanks All!



Hmm ok - I had assumed it was AGM. Thanks.
So my model X5 (and I'm assuming everyone else's) has no stop/start tech when driving. Non AGM batteries seemed to be recommended as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By AU Pete
Is this fault code a sign the battery is going?

Hi, 2007 X5 3.0d with 170,000 km.

We've owned it for about 3.5 years and have not changed the battery in that time. No idea how old the battery is.

No sign of starting problems until this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-28-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,913
Posted By AU Pete
While I'm not an expert on any of this - have you...

While I'm not an expert on any of this - have you got a code reader and worked out what might be causing your DPF not to regenerate? It could be the swirl flaps (though mine are removed and all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,913
Posted By AU Pete
I only open Carly up now about once every 2...

I only open Carly up now about once every 2 months - just to check regens are happening at an acceptable range - and they have been.

One thing I have noted is the thermostat may be drifting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,913
Posted By AU Pete
Hi Mitocross - So glad you have had some success!...

Hi Mitocross - So glad you have had some success! what a journey.

When you monitor the soot mass parameter now - does it rise quickly at all after regen - and/or does it settle around a gm number...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By AU Pete
I don't have an answer - but I do have the same...

I don't have an answer - but I do have the same sounding problem.
When I first got my car the reversing camera didnt work. Sounds silly - but I was told it didnt have a camera - just sensors. It was...
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