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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bagman52
Tested the vacuum on the integrated PCV and it...

Tested the vacuum on the integrated PCV and it passed. No issue holding vacuum. Does that rule out the valve cover as the issue? When I did the valve cover I did not replace the crankcase vent...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By bagman52
Would bad valve cover be the only cause for the...

Would bad valve cover be the only cause for the strong vacuum on the oil cap? Anyway to test the integrated PCV on the valve cover? Bummed if it is the valve cover. I bout the BMW version just to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By bagman52
BMW purchased from FCP Euro.

BMW purchased from FCP Euro.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By bagman52
Thanks sunglassesguy! Just what I needed. ...

Thanks sunglassesguy! Just what I needed. Mystery solved.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By bagman52
Rear Window Seal vs Cover

Anyone know the difference? Hard for me to tell from the pics.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw-rear-window-cover-51317057415
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By bagman52
08 528i Running Rough After Valve Cover Replaced

Replaced my valve cover with BMW part from FCP Euro. Also replaced plugs (BMW) and coils (Bosch) at the same time. I am getting O2 sensor codes 002C3D and 002CA6 and car is running rough like it is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
And it is out. Now to decide if i want to mess...

And it is out. Now to decide if i want to mess with changing the pump seals or take it to a shop....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
I was going to the filter pan back before...

I was going to the filter pan back before lowering.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
I was planning on removing the mechatronic unit...

I was planning on removing the mechatronic unit before I take the transmission out to lighten the transmission and I plan on installing zip kit and new solenoids. Any reason I should not remove it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
Making progress... Exhaust removed Panels...

Making progress...

Exhaust removed
Panels removed
Drive shaft removed
Torque converter unbolted

Should have the transmission out tomorrow before lunch. Fingers crossed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By bagman52
08 528i Valve Cover Replacement - what else should I tackle?

211K miles on the car. Replacing valve cover with new BMW part. Already did plugs and coils. Anything else I should replace while I am at it? I was thinking of proactively replacing manifold...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
I will add the block of wood. I have 22" of...

I will add the block of wood. I have 22" of clearance. Is that enough to slide the transmission out? Also, where do you check for leve, across the bottom of the rocker panel at center of car?
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
Do you think the puck will spilt? And how do I...

Do you think the puck will spilt? And how do I rotate pics?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
Garage cleaned out and car in place. Plan to use...

Garage cleaned out and car in place. Plan to use four of these 24" 6 ton Pittsburg jack stands. Opinions on whether this will provide sufficient clearance to remove transmission?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
I am out of town until mid next week but next...

I am out of town until mid next week but next weekend I plan on putting it way up on jacks and confirming source of leak. Pretty sure it is the pump and have decided, what the heck, why not yank the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
Pretty sure it is the pump. Check video. No...

Pretty sure it is the pump. Check video. No leak at pan or mechtronic sleeve.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggsvuVejxJI
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By bagman52
05 525i Do I Say Goodbye?

Car has 200K miles. Transmission is leaking, could be pump or something else. Shop estimating $1500 to $2K depending on what they find. With full fluid transmission is working fine but in about a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By bagman52
05 525i Transmission Leak

Front seal? Transmission is throwing alerts and not shifting. Notices oil by left front wheel. Took video to see if anyone could tell if this was from a seal. Thanks,
https://youtu.be/ggsvuVejxJI
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,807
Posted By bagman52
2nd owner but got the car with 27K miles. So I...

2nd owner but got the car with 27K miles. So I am pretty sure all are original. Yes there is noise which started around 90K but had no funds to do the job.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By bagman52
Here is the raw video of the removal. Install...

Here is the raw video of the removal. Install was just the reverse.

https://youtu.be/6YJQj1-tmEs
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By bagman52
Fix was to replace the expansion tank which came...

Fix was to replace the expansion tank which came with a new level sensor. The tank has what I think is a float inside that the sensor must read and that was no longer working (8 years and 100K...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By bagman52
Bleed did not fix it. Is there an internal...

Bleed did not fix it. Is there an internal component on the expansion tank that works with the level sensor. If so I am wondering if that is what has failed.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,807
Posted By bagman52
2012 528i with 103K. Going schedule timing chain...

2012 528i with 103K. Going schedule timing chain in the next 30 days.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By bagman52
2012 528i Coolant Level Low (FIXED)

I was getting low level control message but level was fine.

Just replaced coolant level sensor with BMW part. Part that came out was grey with black plastic sleeve. New one is blue all plastic...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By bagman52
My 08 528i engine is a N52N. Production month...

My 08 528i engine is a N52N. Production month 4/2008. It has a black engine cover.
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