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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-12-2016, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Jab555
Okay so very odd findings here. Timing guides...

Okay so very odd findings here. Timing guides look like they are in perfect condition. I also noticed that there is no oil seperator on the right bank behind the chain? I thought these were on all...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By Jab555
Yep i have scene that. I currently have the...

Yep i have scene that. I currently have the G.A.S. timing tool set and have read through their instructions. Just thought it was weird that the cams were not aligned at TDC. But now i'm seeing that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-11-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Jab555
Update #3 I appreciate all the input from...

Update #3

I appreciate all the input from everyone. I finally got some time to pull off the front timing covers and this is what I found.

-only one noticeable chip that fell off the u-shaped...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By Jab555
So I was looking around at the top of the timing...

So I was looking around at the top of the timing chain today and it seemed like it was tensioned from the left side however, when I lifted up on the opposite side of the cam gear it was beyond...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-17-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Jab555
Had a little bit of time to remove the passenger...

Had a little bit of time to remove the passenger side valve cover (where all the noise was coming from). I noticed a lot of slack in the smaller chain as seen in the pictures (roughly 8mm of slack)....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-11-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By Jab555
No codes, oil pressure light or anything. Just...

No codes, oil pressure light or anything. Just made sure spark plugs were tight as well and they are good... Damn that would've been nice haha. Going to drop the pan next and I will let you know what...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By Jab555
I tried with a screw driver but can't really...

I tried with a screw driver but can't really access much. I will go out and by a stethoscope. It is so difficult to tell where it is coming from
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Jab555
I just wasn't smart about checking the oil. I...

I just wasn't smart about checking the oil. I checked the oil level when I bought it and it was at the half way mark on the dipstick and I did not check it over the past 2 months. I must be used to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By Jab555
Who can help me verify this engine tick/knock? M62 (with video)

UPDATE #3 on page 2

UPDATE #2 ON PAGE 2 - sorry for continuing to bump this thread, just want to keep a complete document of my findings for future searchers

UPDATE #1 ON PAGE 2

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