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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-03-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
I don't think so. Isn't one indicator of a regen...

I don't think so. Isn't one indicator of a regen when the coolant temp spikes for a short period of time? On my drive yesterday I observed a 2 minute spike of temps from 85 to 90-92. Temp ranges...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-03-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
Last night, I went for an hour drive in the...

Last night, I went for an hour drive in the highway, attempting to run many of the drive cycle procedures.

I was still unable to get a DFP Regen. Even up to two months ago, on a 30 minute...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 07-02-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
Oof, still haven't reset all readiness indicators...

Oof, still haven't reset all readiness indicators after 300 miles of driving. I finally found the actual M57 drive cycle procedures. This is required if you are in my position and need to run an...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-23-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
Thanks for your insight. Part of me also...

Thanks for your insight. Part of me also suspected that the smog shop may not be accurate, and exactly to your point. Are they reading an old stored code, or are they reading an active code.

I...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-22-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
Thanks for the clarification. That's exactly...

Thanks for the clarification. That's exactly what the dealership told me. They fixed N0x sensors, and cleared the code. Less than 8 hours later, I went into the smog test and it failed. That was my...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-21-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
Hey thanks for the reply. What do you mean...

Hey thanks for the reply.

What do you mean that it takes some time to set the readiness indicator?

Regarding your question, the smog shop's sheet only says OBD failed with code P20ee.
...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-21-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Flying Ace
Resetting emissions codes

Hi. I had a P20ee code. The dealership replaced the N0x sensors and cleared the code and reset adaptations.

Around 20 miles after the reset, i went to do a California smog check. The car passed...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-01-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By Flying Ace
Thanks again for the reply. I am in a similar...

Thanks again for the reply. I am in a similar situation.

I have 90,000 mi on my 2012. By now every single diesel emissions equipment has been replaced once. You name it, and it's been...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-01-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By Flying Ace
Thanks for the reply. Your March service related...

Thanks for the reply. Your March service related to the sensors, what's this for P20ee? If so was it covered under warranty?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 06-01-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By Flying Ace
Just following up on this post. I pulled a P20ee...

Just following up on this post. I pulled a P20ee code today. A quick online search indicates it's related to N0x Sensors.

Has anyone have experience getting a P20ee code fixed under this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,103
Posted By Flying Ace
I'm just reviving this old thread, but I wanted...

I'm just reviving this old thread, but I wanted to gauge opinions on my tstat behavior on my 91k mile X5.

I have gotten random glow plugs errors/CELs. None of which are sustained errors for more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,367
Posted By Flying Ace
This. I have a set of 3 shops that is in my...

This.

I have a set of 3 shops that is in my rotation.

Shop 1: Race shop that works on my M cars. Utmost trust in quality of work. Highest trust in accuracy of diagnostics. Highest cost....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,718
Posted By Flying Ace
An update on my ownership. I'm now at 90k miles,...

An update on my ownership. I'm now at 90k miles, exactly. I've fixed the oil leak from the car. Details here: https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1346243

Last week, I performed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Flying Ace
Hi, as an update for those who will be reading...

Hi, as an update for those who will be reading this in the future....

I elected to change the oil level sensor and gasket. It was the source of my "major" leak. It solved the problem. No more...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,805
Posted By Flying Ace
you think this is bad...you should see the M3...

you think this is bad...you should see the M3 forums on bimmerpost.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,805
Posted By Flying Ace
IMO, everyone contributes in their own way. It's...

IMO, everyone contributes in their own way. It's not like ARD was blatantly obstructive in his comments. He just has a sarcastic way of writing it. I actually wish he's back, b/c everyone has a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Flying Ace
Thanks. So what parts did you end up changing?

Thanks. So what parts did you end up changing?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Flying Ace
Also in neutral the car rolls with no resistance...

Also in neutral the car rolls with no resistance forwards or backwards. I think I'm good?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Flying Ace
Good news: I think I was able to release the...

Good news: I think I was able to release the brake. I didn't hear a pop, but i am able to move the car with no noticeable resistance or noise indicating the ebrake is likely no longer engaged. This...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Flying Ace
I'm trying to pull the loop now, and it's very...

I'm trying to pull the loop now, and it's very difficult past the resistance point. I'm using a screwdriver and it's getting to the point where I might bend the shaft of the screwdriver.

Keep...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Flying Ace
thanks! what was the ultimate issue for you? ...

thanks! what was the ultimate issue for you? Actuator?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,672
Posted By Flying Ace
Parking Brake Malfunction - manual release issue

This morning, I received the dreaded parking brake malfunction error. I realize I have a long road of diagnostics coming up regarding actually fixing the issue (actuator, cables, electronics, etc),...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,501
Posted By Flying Ace
Wow! Great job and great pics! 1. That's...

Wow! Great job and great pics!

1. That's a VERY clean OEM hitch install. Still baffles me the full OEM recommendation is to trim the entire center section of the bumper. Can you take a photo...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 111,333
Posted By Flying Ace
I have question about tow prep. I'm thinking...

I have question about tow prep.

I'm thinking about installing the excuhitch and using BMW module.

Is the dealership the only route to go to get programming done? I want the OEM hitch zoom...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Flying Ace
I've never seen that type of coupon at my...

I've never seen that type of coupon at my dealership. If it's really $50 all in (excluding tax and disposal fees), then that's a killer deal. Oil and filter alone is already $50 for OEM parts. (I...
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