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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I use a CTEK 5.0 charger. I wouldnít fully trust...

I use a CTEK 5.0 charger. I wouldnít fully trust a AAA measurement for a complicated system. Time to change and charge a battery. So many systems rely on the starting power.


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
+1 on what Herb said. How do you know the other...

+1 on what Herb said. How do you know the other battery was ďNew?Ē Also new batteries are not always charged to adequate levels if sitting around. It could have been pulled from another vehicle.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
2008 x5 4.8

Agree with Gary on a battery issue as a cause. I own this vehicle and am familiar with it. Age of battery? Do you charge your battery? The 4.8i needs long drives or charges to maintain. Location?

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-08-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,361
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Yes. At that mileage you will also want to change...

Yes. At that mileage you will also want to change the internal seals and drop the valve body to get as much old fluid out as possible.


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-07-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Expected. Haha. Sent from my iPhone...

Expected. Haha.


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-06-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Best Jeep Online Repair Resources?

Jerk

Edit: this ďjerkĒ response was sarcastic. I got your joke as well. Canít wait to see how rusty this NJ Jeep is after 12 years of winters.

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Forum: Off-Topic 08-06-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Thanks. [emoji106] Sent from my iPhone...

Thanks. [emoji106]


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-06-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Generic 08 Liberty with 4WD. Sent from...

Generic 08 Liberty with 4WD.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-05-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Might want a second opinion. Pulleys can seize...

Might want a second opinion. Pulleys can seize and can be replaced by independent shops for about $400. Thatís relatively low mileage on the compressor.


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-05-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
My guess is that after working on a BMW itís that...

My guess is that after working on a BMW itís that simple and you mean I need standard and not metric tools. I got that covered.


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-05-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Ha. What? Sent from my iPhone using...

Ha. What?


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-05-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Best Jeep Online Repair Resources?

BMW owner here thatís about to work on my momís Jeep. Any one know the best forum, part reference, and online repair manuals for Jeep. Similar to Bimmerfest, Realoem.com, and Newtis? Much...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-05-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
How did it malfunction? Did the compressor pulley...

How did it malfunction? Did the compressor pulley seize or something more major?


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,632
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Their plan may be to develop buyer devotion to...

Their plan may be to develop buyer devotion to only buying from them. Putting it in your mind that you have a lifetime warranty keeps business away from others.

I, myself reached out to ECS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I agree with HerbP. Old fluid and old seals canít...

I agree with HerbP. Old fluid and old seals canít hold the pressures to allow the transmission to function correctly. Causes that lurch when stopping at a red light. Like someone rear ended you.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-04-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
VANOS wonít reinstall

Yeah. Thatís what Iím suggesting. Drive and enjoy.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-04-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
VANOS wonít reinstall

Sounds a bit like your remaining issue may be vacuum leaks. Maybe just small. Your are running on an closed loop at startup and then you switch over to the open loop to adjust to the vacuum leaks.
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Forum: General Automotive Forum 08-02-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Blackstone Laboratories Oil Analysis FYI

Just thought this might be helpful for some. I have no need to analyze the oils from my vehicle at this time but I might do it for fun. I had never seen what you actually get in the mail to complete...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,668
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Just updating. Only about 2,000 miles run due to...

Just updating. Only about 2,000 miles run due to Less driving because of COVID but tires are doing great. No issues so far.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-01-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
The two times I had pressure control faults in...

The two times I had pressure control faults in the solenoids they indeed went bad. I had a single solenoid failure on two different occasions a and my BMW would not leave park. I highly suspect your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-30-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I did not like the size of my replacement...

I did not like the size of my replacement o-rings. I felt they could be smaller without any issue.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-29-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,632
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I donít know if he understands their return...

I donít know if he understands their return policy. He might and I may misunderstand his reply but yes, FCPEURO takes used oil back if secured properly and will replace for the next oil change. Cost...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-29-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I have read about a rattle when you shake them...

I have read about a rattle when you shake them hard enough but I suspect that it takes a hard rattle to move them. They canít be completely stationary so a shake movement hard enough would make it...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-29-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
Hopefully this will get the attention. First try....

Hopefully this will get the attention. First try. Moderators please move this to the E60 forum.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-29-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By BabyUnicornTaco
I remember my replacement o-rings seemed to be...

I remember my replacement o-rings seemed to be too thick but I indeed used excessive force and turning to seat them. 20,000 miles ago. Did you oil the entire o-ring and not just where it will be...
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