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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By smassey321
The corroded injector #5 is a common issue with a...

The corroded injector #5 is a common issue with a broken bulkhead. #6 is probably fine. Here is a diy for injector replacement and calibration in the ECU. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By smassey321
Have you considered something like this to find...

Have you considered something like this to find the noise?
https://www.amazon.com/STEELMAN-06600-ChassisEAR-Electronic-Squeak/dp/B000IHIAES/ref=sr_1_20?crid=1HPM56X943XS9
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By smassey321
Hose the engine off and then search for the leak....

Hose the engine off and then search for the leak. It could be oil pan, oil filter housing gasket, head bolt, rear main seal...... But most likely oil pan.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By smassey321
BMW has changed their approved fluid from DOT 4...

BMW has changed their approved fluid from DOT 4 to "Low Viscosity DOT 4". https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e90-335i-lim/repair-manuals/00-maintenance-general-note/00-07-operating-fluids/HHpU5YWP
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 962
Posted By smassey321
9 of the 10 screws that hold the dash in place...

9 of the 10 screws that hold the dash in place are easily accessed. There are 4 bolts across the bottom edge. Accessible by removing the kick panels. One in the glove box behind the DVD player...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 962
Posted By smassey321
My dealer replaced the airbag last summer. A few...

My dealer replaced the airbag last summer. A few month later (after I moved 2000 miles away) I was getting a minor rattle by the windshield edge. The dealer had left a few bolts out and a few more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 871
Posted By smassey321
Well that in interesting. You may want to just...

Well that in interesting. You may want to just sell your M3 amp and get a L7 amp. M3 speakers are harder to find.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-10-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 871
Posted By smassey321
The next easy test would be to pop the center...

The next easy test would be to pop the center speaker out from the top, disconnect the speaker wiring, unplug the amp harness and then check ohms of speaker and wiring.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-07-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By smassey321
I did the regulator and pump on the E90. I had...

I did the regulator and pump on the E90. I had to crank the engine about 60 seconds in total to get it running. I did 10 second bursts allowing the starter to cool. I since have found a procedure...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-05-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 871
Posted By smassey321
Check each speaker run with an ohm meter to make...

Check each speaker run with an ohm meter to make sure the values are all similar when comparing left to right. You may have a short on the passenger side somewhere that is taking that whole side...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By smassey321
Is the gap between the lock ring and housing 3mm...

Is the gap between the lock ring and housing 3mm or less? See step 6. https://www.thectsc.com/images/pdf/6_speed_sleeve_replacement.pdf
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-31-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By smassey321
Is that by the amp on the drivers side of the...

Is that by the amp on the drivers side of the car? And did that one go to the amp? If so, there probably is an unused plug that is used for the CD changer that can be used. Feel around in there...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By smassey321
I hear my turbos and I am not deleted. The...

I hear my turbos and I am not deleted. The windows must be down and even then it is not loud. A nearby wall can make it easier to hear.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By smassey321
S677A is the high end sound system. More...

S677A is the high end sound system. More speakers which are better quality, a bigger amp and an EQ/surround sound in the head unit. That's all.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 871
Posted By smassey321
M3 Individual Sound package is not Logic 7 but it...

M3 Individual Sound package is not Logic 7 but it is similar. The amp is bigger and the speakers are different. But the wiring harness is the same as L7 w/ thicker power and ground wires.

Sat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-29-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 718
Posted By smassey321
I am casually shopping for a 328i for my son. I...

I am casually shopping for a 328i for my son. I am only considering the N52 engine (see build sheet). N51s have some random oddball issues and a few parts that cost more than N52.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By smassey321
Great post. Removing the manifold and turbos is...

Great post. Removing the manifold and turbos is not that bad of a job. It also gets you access to change the known to leak oil line to the turbos.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-26-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By smassey321
Slow cranking and then never cranking again is...

Slow cranking and then never cranking again is how my starter failed. A few weeks before, I changed my fuel pump. The stress of cranking the car a few times to prime the pump stressed the starter. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By smassey321
Nice F15 with the 35i are in the mid 20s now. My...

Nice F15 with the 35i are in the mid 20s now. My fathers 2016 has not had a single issue in the 4+ years he has had it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By smassey321
The GVRW tax thing is going to limit you to the...

The GVRW tax thing is going to limit you to the purchase of a new vehicle correct?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-24-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By smassey321
Glad I could help. I did see a youtube video of...

Glad I could help. I did see a youtube video of a 2011 E70 where the air vent had to be removed to move a lever. Perhaps they removed the cable from the LCI models.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-24-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By smassey321
Here are some daylight pictures from my 09 X5. ...

Here are some daylight pictures from my 09 X5. The cable is mounted to the base of the electrical connector show in the pic. Was your passenger airbag replaced by the dealer? If so they could have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-24-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By smassey321
I used this radiator and it looked identical to...

I used this radiator and it looked identical to the OEM one I removed. https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-radiator-a-t-behr-17117562079

You probably want to change a few hoses. The plastic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By smassey321
Open the passenger door. Pry off the end cap on...

Open the passenger door. Pry off the end cap on the end of the dash (the area covered by a closed door). Look for a cable loop at the bottom of the open area. Pull up on the cable to release the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-23-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,477
Posted By smassey321
If you are adding coolant every other day, the...

If you are adding coolant every other day, the leak must be pretty big. Start it up and let it get hot. That will increase the pressure in the system and make the leak easy to find.
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