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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-26-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By geminiys
I would change both banks pre-cat sensors for...

I would change both banks pre-cat sensors for sure if I were you. The post cat reading bad is most likely due to pre-cat not doing anything anymore on Bank-1. This is just my 2 cents.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 12-16-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,377
Posted By geminiys
By the first look I have a feeling that these are...

By the first look I have a feeling that these are parts from Chain Guides. If it is so, you need to take care of it ASAP or fear an engine damage due to either oil starvation if pieces a logged into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,743
Posted By geminiys
My Indy shop uses Castrol brand 5x30 and also has...

My Indy shop uses Castrol brand 5x30 and also has 0x30 and both are approved by BMW.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-14-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By geminiys
Single Stage Airbag is Europe and a lot of other...

Single Stage Airbag is Europe and a lot of other countries on the Planet Earth. In US it must be Dual Stage Airbag.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-01-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By geminiys
Now things are getting a little clear. Here...

Now things are getting a little clear.

Here is my line of thoughts:
1. If 1, 2 Spark Plugs are an issue, car will try to start and engine will shake when starts
2. If 1, 2 Fuel Injectors are an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-01-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By geminiys
Wait. I guess I made a wrong assumption thinking...

Wait. I guess I made a wrong assumption thinking that you can't start the car (cracking but won't start). Reading in again I see that the car won't even turn on. Do dashboard lights go on but no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-31-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By geminiys
I haven't experienced similar issue on my 535xi...

I haven't experienced similar issue on my 535xi but if Cam position Sensor was replaced (I assume CAS is the Cam Sensor) the next suspect will be HPFP. It's possible yours is intermittently...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-19-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By geminiys
I wouldn't follow the guidelines you have...

I wouldn't follow the guidelines you have attached. I doubt the rear brakes are different between US and European model F10 besides bigger rotors and potentially pads. I can only speak to US based...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-18-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By geminiys
Do you have traces of oil on the engine or...

Do you have traces of oil on the engine or somewhere else after replacing the Valve Cover Gasket? The first that come to mind is Oil Filter Housing, as they are known to leak but you should see...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-16-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By geminiys
It resets the cluster and all settings in it. I...

It resets the cluster and all settings in it. I have done it when my Front Brakes couldn't be reset and stack at 98,000 miles till service. All went to normal after I performed the Software Reset.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-11-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By geminiys
Make sure your parking brakes are not engaged...

Make sure your parking brakes are not engaged when performing a reset. If that is not the case, perform a Software Reset in the dash cluster when you get to the option's menu. I had similar issue...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-08-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By geminiys
Thank you for the reply. I don't think it is a...

Thank you for the reply. I don't think it is a Trany. Trany has a different heat exchange for cooling. In addition, the diagram shows that hose #16 goes to an engine via various connectors. I haven't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-07-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By geminiys
Leak from Small Radiator

The car is 2013 535xi, production date 10/2012.
I have a little leak that I have detected coming from a small radiator that is located in the front passenger tire well under a splash guard cover. I...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-13-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By geminiys
It most likely the Center Bearing. I would assume...

It most likely the Center Bearing. I would assume that Guibo was replaced but maybe wasn't. Check that too. Another possibility could be in incorrect assembly during clutch replacement. If driveshaft...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 51,257
Posted By geminiys
You are wrong. If it is OEM, M5 Front Sway Bar,...

You are wrong. If it is OEM, M5 Front Sway Bar, it will work as I have it on mine for many years.
Rear Sway for XDrive must be from 650Xi, otherwise won't work.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-10-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By geminiys
Do check the cable and make sure it's OEM...

Do check the cable and make sure it's OEM purchased from Apple Store only. I had similar issue with IPhone switching back and forth with Aftermarket Cable and later learned that Apple put a security...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-08-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By geminiys
I have Dynavin N6 and I like it. There are 2...

I have Dynavin N6 and I like it. There are 2 things that I would prefer to have but N6 doesn't offer. Live traffic and wireless streaming. However it does stream with the USB cable. Don't know other...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 08-28-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By geminiys
Most likely your fuel pump but without further...

Most likely your fuel pump but without further diagnostic it's just a guess.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-26-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,327
Posted By geminiys
My 2 cents. The "Engine Compartment Hot" is...

My 2 cents. The "Engine Compartment Hot" is triggered most likely due to faulty Hood Switch is something like that. The overheating that your wife experienced is most likely due to failing water...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,327
Posted By geminiys
[QUOTE=mastersh4h;12700877]Thanks everyone for...

[QUOTE=mastersh4h;12700877]Thanks everyone for your advise!

The "Engine compartment is HOT" warning comes on after a few minutes of driving/idling. This warning is triggered when the coolant...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-23-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By geminiys
When I got my 535xi with 12k on the odometer the...

When I got my 535xi with 12k on the odometer the Front Brakes reported 49k to service and by the look at the pads were very close to new. At around 60k miles on the odometer my iDrive reported 60k to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-23-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By geminiys
Thank you for the post. It's nice to know. From...

Thank you for the post. It's nice to know. From now on when I will be calling for towing I will make sure to request a Lift to be brought along with a tow truck. Sorry for the sarcasm but it's bad...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-16-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,559
Posted By geminiys
Never inserted pics, so if doesn't come out,...

Never inserted pics, so if doesn't come out, sorry. The first is Genuine BMW Rotor and Second is Zimmerman one. Mine came like that from factory and no additional mods ordered.

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-16-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,559
Posted By geminiys
Maybe for some models but not all because the...

Maybe for some models but not all because the original rotors that my car came with is build of 2 parts (hub area is connected via rivers to brake disk) while the Zimmerman Z-Coat I got is a single...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-16-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By geminiys
I have a staggered setup on my XDrive and using...

I have a staggered setup on my XDrive and using regular, All Season Michelin brand tires. Last time when I replaced these tires, 4 months ago my rear tires were almost bold while front had ~30% tread...
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