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  1. please help vanos solenoid issue

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    hi i have a 2005 bmw 545i and I am getting vanos fault codes. i am not using the best scan tool (creator c110)... waiting for my INPA to arrive in the mail the codes i am getting are 2A88 exhaust vanos 2A89 exhaust vanos bank 2 2a83 intake vanos (forget code) intake vanos bank 2 symptoms...
  2. p1062 - n62

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    This morning, it was 20.f outside, :cry: started the car as normal, let it warm up for about 60 seconds, and pull straight off, (they say this is what you're supposed to do, I beg to differ). 3 Mintues down the road, I get a engine mualfunction on idrive, so basically I was in limp mode all...
  3. N62 - AGA or Kommen? Valve stem seals

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi All, I'm about to replace the valve stem seals on the N62. I found two brands for the TOOLS : 1) AGA - link (well known, seen on many diy) 2) Kommen tools (link) Seems like they have almost same components. I'll probably go with AGA, but by curiosity : Has anyone used the Kommen...
  4. Tempature monitoring n62

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Today I decided to monitor temps on carly and this is what I logged Battery voltage | Ambient temperature | Oil temperature | Coolant outlet temperature | Motor temperature v13.84 | 50.F | 82.70c | 51.00c | 105.75c v14.03 | 50.F | 82.70c | 51.75c | 105.75c Kind of confused on what exactly...
  5. Engine swap 4.8is, N62B48

    X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi! Any of you guys know what differences there are between engine N62b48A and N62b48B ? In my X5 4.8is there is a N62b48A, and I need to swap it for a new engine. Most engines I find are N62b48B, so I am wondering if there are any differences that will prevent me from doing a simple swap. For...
  6. E60 Seibon Carbon Engine Cover for sale

    E60 Seibon Carbon Engine Cover FS BMW E60 v8 Seibon Carbon Engine Cover part number: EC0407BMWE60 Condition: Brand New shipping: Only USA price: give me an offer Sent from my iPhone using Bimmerfest mobile app
  7. Vacuum Leak after Coolant Pipe Repair 550i

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Sorry for the long story....I just want to give you guys as much information possible. So I finally completed my coolant transfer pipe / weep hole leak repair. Coolant system was pressure tested before I put everything back together. I replaced all of the intake gaskets (8 on the TU engines)...
  8. Topping up engine with conventional oil?

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi everyone, So my car's been leaking oil for a while now, and I checked the oil level today on the dipstick and its pretty low. I bought some 5w-30 conventional oil that I found on discount (MOTOMASTER FORMULA 1 5W-30) and plan to top it up until I can do a full tune up and proper oil change...
  9. 04 545i N62 Overheating Warnings

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Happy Thanksgiving everyone, It has been awhile since my last post in the forums. In the past few weeks, I have received one engine overheating message and one engine too hot message. Both of the warnings occurred after approximately an hour of city drive. However, both errors occurred after...
  10. 745I overheating, but everything is new.??

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    good evening my fellow Bimmer Owners. today i seek the help of anyone with knowledge. I will describe what seems to be a nearly impossible scenario, so get ready. I have replaced so far: - Water pump replaced - Thermostat Replaced - Temperature sensor Replaced - New coolant Added - Coolant...
  11. 2004 545i E60 Vanos problem

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys im having a big issue i just bought a 2004 545i V8 n62 engine and cannot pass inspection :(. I do have a check engine on and this is what the code is 27BC Function, camshaft control, exhaust, bank 2- Retard position. Swapped out the vanos with the other bank code did not move tried...
  12. BMW 745i Catalytic Converter Question

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hi Everyone, I recently purchased a 745i, 2004. Two problems with it, the first one is it leaks oil (turns out its a stripped oil drain plug, needs a new pan) and there's a check engine light. The mechanic who changed the oil on it told me that the check engine is caused by something related...
  13. Engine noise at idle and oil choice for N62 550i

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi, all. I am new here and I just get some advice. So last week my car asked me to add 1 quart of engine oil. I went to O'Reilly and find the only LL-01 approved(though no longer) Mobil 1 0w-40 is available. I add that 1 quart to my engine and there is some engine noise at idle speed that never...
  14. Valve Stem Seal Replacement Special

    Greetings Everyone! We're a little new to the forums, but not new to the BMW scene. As some of you are aware, the N62, N62TU and N63 are plagued with faulty valve stem seal guides. We've designed the original kit to cut the costs of repair virtually in half. We are currently offering a special...
  15. Secondary Air delete.

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So, Active Autowerke says they can code out secondary Air pump! For Off road purposes of course. $200 for just the delete, or add $100 to the $459 tune to combine it. So for $559 I can never worry about secondary air, gain some power and have a smoother running car overall. Sounds compelling...
  16. 07 E65 N62 Valve Stem Seal Replacement in South Florida

    7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Hello. Do you know of anyone in the south Florida area who can replace my valve stem seals on 07 e65 N62 for a very reasonable quote? I have the parts and can get the AGA tool kit as well. Please let me know. Thanks
  17. NEED HELP WITH VALVE STEM SEALS 2006 650i southern california I have the aga kit

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Hi all, I need help replacing the valve stem seals on my N62. It is a 2006 650i no SES light yet, and it runs like a charm...but I want to keep it that way. I have been seeing blue smoke at extended idle for about 7 months now, and wanted to wait until my oil consumption became noticeable. Well...
  18. Messed up 545i please help

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I purchased a 2004 545i about a month ago and it was barely the third day when a ticking noise came up out of the driver side behind the engine or on the side. I took it to a neighborhood mechanic and he said it should be fine. I go on vacation for 2 weeks and when i come back i try to address...
  19. Sell me your AGA N62 Valve Stem Seal Tool Kit

    Tools and Miscellaneous
    Hello! I am looking to purchase an AGA N62 Valve Stem Seal Tool Kit to replace the seals on my car. Thanks!
  20. Common issues with the N62 engine. (Mods, consider making this a sticky)

    E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    As a member of this forum for 2.5 years, I feel that creating a dedicated thread like this would help prospective owners and current owners find answers without having to use the search function to a common issue. Plus, it would be a lot more convenient to find the answers immediately. Okay...