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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 49
Posted By 80stech
The description of the sound could indicate a...

The description of the sound could indicate a seizing ball joint. Maybe listen from the outside while somebody turns the wheel if you can.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-24-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,242
Posted By 80stech
AND close off this A/C thread with the fix.

AND close off this A/C thread with the fix.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-23-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By 80stech
DIS (and maybe INPA?) will give you the live...

DIS (and maybe INPA?) will give you the live reading of distance in centimeters each sensor is seeing.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By 80stech
Could be a problem with your fuel pump kin!

Could be a problem with your fuel pump kin!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-22-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By 80stech
Hahaha, :) that's awesome! :) What codes does...

Hahaha, :) that's awesome! :) What codes does the Foxwell show ??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-20-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,292
Posted By 80stech
@rocketman If the poly lower A-arm bushings are...

@rocketman If the poly lower A-arm bushings are adjustable or eccentric to minimize camber it could result in exactly what you are describing.
Forum: X3 (E83) Forum 10-14-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By 80stech
I use the oil change indicator and change filter...

I use the oil change indicator and change filter every second oil change. It's more important to use a good filter with the o-ring on the bottom (like the Mahle) so that it doesn't crush. A filter is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-14-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By 80stech
Have you cleaned and checked the connections at...

Have you cleaned and checked the connections at the battery and starter? If you haven't yet, don't put a wrench on the starter connection unless you have battery disconnected. Check the connection at...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-13-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By 80stech
Does the starter spin but not the engine or...

Does the starter spin but not the engine or nothing spins ?? Ignition switch or starter would be my guess. Or is it that the engine just doesn't start?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-13-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,790
Posted By 80stech
Ignition switch ??

Ignition switch ??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-13-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,429
Posted By 80stech
Because the button is separate from the...

Because the button is separate from the controller this would be a good time to activate the controller instead of by-passing it. Because the controller is in the steering wheel though you have a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,429
Posted By 80stech
Yes, just add a wire that does the same as the...

Yes, just add a wire that does the same as the switch.
You could use a small relay to bypass the button entirely or measure the voltage across the button pins when on/off and duplicate that with an...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By 80stech
Expecting the same quality from a $50 bearing...

Expecting the same quality from a $50 bearing replacing a $300 dollar one is ridiculous. FAG is not what it used to be, it has been bought out along with INA and a bunch of other brg. companies by a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-12-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By 80stech
The bar could be anything. The transistor and bar...

The bar could be anything. The transistor and bar symbol mean there are some electronics and give rough idea of what's going on.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-10-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,884
Posted By 80stech
@ikv0315 maybe try setting the address filter...

@ikv0315 maybe try setting the address filter for a specific piece of data. Polling for anything probably won't return anything if the filter is exclusive to everything it's not set to. Makes sense...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-09-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,884
Posted By 80stech
Haha! I had just had a look at my CAN module and...

Haha! I had just had a look at my CAN module and it has a 8,000 mhz crystal so a divide by 16 counter would give exactly 500k :) so that all makes sense as does the reason for the crystal in the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-09-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,884
Posted By 80stech
500k is pretty fast! I tested my RS485 setup up...

500k is pretty fast! I tested my RS485 setup up to 512k and was error free (I was totally blown away that it could go that fast!) I didn't even try faster because I thought that was already...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-09-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,884
Posted By 80stech
RE the isolation: If isolated the CAN module will...

RE the isolation: If isolated the CAN module will need power and ground (depending on the level of isolation) on the data input side SEPERATE from the Pi supply. Yes it could be coming from the same...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-09-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By 80stech
Awesome! :thumbup: Nice pic showing wear AND the...

Awesome! :thumbup: Nice pic showing wear AND the ABS sensor ring!:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-09-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,367
Posted By 80stech
RockAuto has a "Premium BRE" converter listed for...

RockAuto has a "Premium BRE" converter listed for $640 CDN and I'm thinking of pulling the trigger on it. Anybody have experience with those ??
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,884
Posted By 80stech
Have you checked the source code for comments and...

Have you checked the source code for comments and clues? I'm guessing this is on GitHub? have you posted questions there? As far as the hardware goes you are working blind without a scope or at least...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,429
Posted By 80stech
Haha, yes now I see what you mean! The button is...

Haha, yes now I see what you mean! The button is in the controller module so you would probably need to take it apart to gain access. You might be able to get away with bypassing to full power with...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-08-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,367
Posted By 80stech
Did they ruin the grill trying to get to the hood...

Did they ruin the grill trying to get to the hood cable? Maybe I should check into getting the warning siren/horn working again on the alarm system!
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-07-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,027
Posted By 80stech
Ignore the shadow codes, they are there to...

Ignore the shadow codes, they are there to indicate that there "has been" a problem and will eventually go away
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-07-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,367
Posted By 80stech
Holy crap I feel for you! I have one border line...

Holy crap I feel for you! I have one border line cat that I should replace but just can't bare to pay the price! This scenario with stealing cats has played out before though depending on the value...
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