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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-03-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By 740ilDuke
Sprayed starter fluid all around the intake,...

Sprayed starter fluid all around the intake, throttle body etc - no evidence of RPM change.

Have not checked fuel pressure yet. Continually running seafoam in the tank. It came from Montana and...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By 740ilDuke
Where is the idle control valve? Is on on the TB...

Where is the idle control valve? Is on on the TB unit? I can make it run manually by gently hitting the gas ever so slightly. I did this while running inpa in real-time and all the cylinders run...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By 740ilDuke
Because it's supercharged it doesn't behave well...

Because it's supercharged it doesn't behave well when you pull duct work off. I've not had a second person on hand to keep it running with spraying it in the intake with the engine running.

I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By 740ilDuke
Rough Idle & Low /Unstable RPMs

2002 4.6is - Supercharged - 109k

What's been done:

Rebuilt Supercharger due to blow-by; oil going into the throttle body/intake

Sprayed 2 full cans SeaFoam (different times) into intake....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,482
Posted By 740ilDuke
This looks great. I have 2002 4.6is with DSP -...

This looks great. I have 2002 4.6is with DSP - but it has the business radio and tape deck. Is this type of unit plug and play?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-14-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11,376
Views: 1,414,349
Posted By 740ilDuke
New tensioner pulley on the supercharger. It was...

New tensioner pulley on the supercharger. It was fun to find, as it's not located in any manual or diagram. I also replaced 2 coolant hoses on the top side & topped off with BMW blue.

Pulled the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By 740ilDuke
Yeah, DINAN fabs a line that literally runs...

Yeah, DINAN fabs a line that literally runs underneath the supercharger and is hidden a bit in front of the passenger tire fender liner. I think Ill be making a line for it to avoid taking this duct...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By 740ilDuke
To be clear, when I say blower I mean...

To be clear, when I say blower I mean supercharger. The Vortech unit and duct totally blocks the charge point on mine.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By 740ilDuke
Indeed. Been in an E53 & E38 since 2005. I...

Indeed. Been in an E53 & E38 since 2005.

I guess worst case pull the dash and replace a stepper motor.

I'll start with the recharge.....which is not fun because you have to pull the plumbing...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By 740ilDuke
Defining the fault codes is a good start, most...

Defining the fault codes is a good start, most dont have their meaning memorized.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By 740ilDuke
If you have the replacement airbag(s) you can...

If you have the replacement airbag(s) you can just swap the old with the new. Nothing special to do, except DISCONNECT your BATTERY. Both posts.

Im assuming you're talking about the A pillar air...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 91,164
Posted By 740ilDuke
109k

109k
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By 740ilDuke
Mine does this too sometimes when warm. I have to...

Mine does this too sometimes when warm. I have to give it gas to keep it going then it levels out. Unsure if fuel filter was changed. Replaced the DMTL pump. However, mine is supercharged and prior...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11,376
Views: 1,414,349
Posted By 740ilDuke
Took a bit of digging, but found the correct...

Took a bit of digging, but found the correct tensioner for the supercharger & replaced that. Also unloaded a second can of seafoam into the intake. When I purchased it in December, the blower seal...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-24-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By 740ilDuke
A/C issue

I posted this on the E53 worldwide FB page, just wanted to confirm - or not what I gathered.

My AC is blowing air that progressively gets warmer it goes from left to right. Extreme far left is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-14-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11,376
Views: 1,414,349
Posted By 740ilDuke
Today I did some de-funking under yonder bonnet. ...

Today I did some de-funking under yonder bonnet.

I also hooked up INPA chasing a fault code after the blower rebuild & tranny replacement.

DMTL pump code (189) came back a few times along...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-14-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By 740ilDuke
That's a shame. Hope nobody was injured. ...

That's a shame. Hope nobody was injured.

What did you end up buying?

Best,
Scott
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-14-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By 740ilDuke
It could be a bad stepper motor that controls the...

It could be a bad stepper motor that controls the damper on the AC system. Heat to Cold distribution. Is the center dial in the blue totally when you attempt AC or in the red totally when you attempt...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-14-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,823
Posted By 740ilDuke
Sorry to hear it. Why not just put OE 4.4...

Sorry to hear it.

Why not just put OE 4.4 or 4.6 springs/struts on the nose? Several part outs around. Would solve it & give you a predictable ride. A friend did the full delete on his 4.8is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By 740ilDuke
Secondary air pump works great. Or sounds like it...

Secondary air pump works great. Or sounds like it does.

Valvetronic began on the N62 thankfully.

Ill dig into the sensors.

Thanks!!

Some history - it sat for about 10 months....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-11-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By 740ilDuke
Cleared codes 2 days ago. Drove a few cycles,...

Cleared codes 2 days ago. Drove a few cycles, light cut on again last night.

4/11/19 Codes

20- Lambda probe 2 rear cat

4 - 02 sensor heater rear kat bank 2

81 - secondary air system...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-09-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By 740ilDuke
2002 4.6is - A few codes day 2 on the road

X5 sat mostly last 10 months.

Codes:

4 Lambda Sensor Heater Post Cat Bank 2

20 Lambda Probe 2 rear cat

23 Lambda sensor ageing h cat bank 2
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-08-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,472
Posted By 740ilDuke
I may be doing this job too. I got the code...

I may be doing this job too. I got the code today. Got a part number?

Aside from that, im trying to rid my engine of oil blow by remnants from before the supercharger was rebuilt. Ironing out the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 732,565
Posted By 740ilDuke
Here's my 2002 4.6is Supercharged...after 4...

Here's my 2002 4.6is Supercharged...after 4 months of working through challenges, its finally on the road.

https://oi37.photobucket.com/albums/e78/NC0LLEGE/IMG_1743_zpsjnndvvvm.jpg...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-07-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 732,565
Posted By 740ilDuke
How difficult is it to remove the front and rear...

How difficult is it to remove the front and rear lower spoilers? Mine need to be painted as with time and age, they need a refresh.
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