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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
No fault codes? I would scan with a BMW scanner...

No fault codes? I would scan with a BMW scanner before you replace anything. If you do replace bulbs you have to research them. 6000k is for looks. 4300k great for fog. 5000k good for all.

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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Misfires on Cylinder 4,5,6

No interest in DIYing? Well I guess DIYing again?


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Mystery oil leak

The CCV system is fairly easy to inspect and will be first in line to rule out as your issue. Even after some replace the CCV diaphragms and clean some of the hoses they still can cause smoke out of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
How many miles are you driving every couple of...

How many miles are you driving every couple of weeks?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Today, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Yup. If you replaced them they should be ok as...

Yup. If you replaced them they should be ok as long as they all seated correctly and the valve cover is flush all around.


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Today, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Cosmo makes Mucho Macho all seasons. You could...

Cosmo makes Mucho Macho all seasons. You could get all four tires for $450. Thatís if you donít want to get Michelins or Continentals.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,156
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Itís not just the valve cover gasket that could...

Itís not just the valve cover gasket that could be the issue. The spark plug tubes get hard and can allow oil to pass down to the plug.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 351
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Yeah yeah. Enjoy your diesel. Sent from...

Yeah yeah. Enjoy your diesel.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 351
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
BMW X5 e70 lean upstream/downstream random misfire

I think itís quite ironic that right after I post on this topic I get a p0430 code today. I cleared it. Letís see if it comes back. Maybe Iíll be next on the o2 sensors.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Is it possible that it is still intact and has...

Is it possible that it is still intact and has just dropped down? Maybe a magnet can find it and it could be re-used.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Thatís a heater control valve. Itís know to leak...

Thatís a heater control valve. Itís know to leak at some point. They have rebuild kits but I would recommend replacing it. Itís tough to reach but it is a diy job if you want to do it. In the future...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Looks like the bolt or whatever you want to call...

Looks like the bolt or whatever you want to call it came loose and is missing. I believe it should look like this. Best picture I have looking quickly. See the green circle. 864667


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Forum: General BMW Questions 09-13-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I donít think STP is a go to BMW filter. Maybe...

I donít think STP is a go to BMW filter. Maybe replace filter and appropriate oil. Drive and test.


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Forum: General BMW Questions 09-13-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Maybe not the oil and more related to the STP...

Maybe not the oil and more related to the STP filter?


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-13-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I hear that some shops get some big discounts on...

I hear that some shops get some big discounts on ground shipping for these items.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Not sure what your insurance coverage is but this...

Not sure what your insurance coverage is but this could potentially be a claim.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I just ordered Zimmerman rotors and Textar pads...

I just ordered Zimmerman rotors and Textar pads from FCP. I chose this over the Akebono due to the initial brake bite complaints.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-13-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Warranty Companies

I canít speak on price comparisons but my BMW Indy shop never had an issue with several warranty claims.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-13-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
It was transferred to me when I purchased my X5....

It was transferred to me when I purchased my X5. I might be able to find the original cost but I do know that it paid for itself and then some. Some have the thought to skip the warranty and save...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-13-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I had Continental Ultra Care package for years....

I had Continental Ultra Care package for years. Covered everything listed without issue. Only time I had to be involved was to decide whether or not to change the manufacturer of a part. This was due...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
My first thought and I have experience with it is...

My first thought and I have experience with it is that the once rubber grommets on the valve cover bolts get rock hard over time. They break when removed when replacing the valve cover. A big warning...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 351
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Also. I doubt the o2 sensors were ever replaced...

Also. I doubt the o2 sensors were ever replaced in your case. If they were you could get the record of it. When I read over my factory maintenance schedule I donít even see them as an inspection...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 351
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Why not clean your MAF with MAF cleaner and see...

Why not clean your MAF with MAF cleaner and see if that helps. Watch live data on fuel trims as suggested and see if you really need to at least replace that one o2 sensor or itís another issue. Iím...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
You said you took it to a ďgarageĒ. Find an...

You said you took it to a ďgarageĒ. Find an independent BMW shop.


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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-13-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Utilize this website. It is what is used for...

Utilize this website. It is what is used for identifying parts and part number. Enter the last 7 of your vin.

https://www.realoem.com


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