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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-21-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By RRPhil
1st gear on the 5HP24 uses the A-clutch and the...

1st gear on the 5HP24 uses the A-clutch and the F-brake sprag. The A-clutch is also used in 2nd, 3rd & 4th gears. If you select 1st gear in Manual mode the F-brake is applied and this will by-pass...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-19-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
That's great news :thumbup: Phil

That's great news :thumbup:

Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-04-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
Just wondered if you checked the overdrive clutch...

Just wondered if you checked the overdrive clutch (4-5 shift) accumulator when you had the transmission apart?

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Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 07-03-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
None of the three shift solenoids are activated...

None of the three shift solenoids are activated in 5th gear so itís unlikely to be a solenoid issue. Are you getting engine braking in Manual 3rd gear? The reason I ask is that the overdrive clutch...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-22-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By RRPhil
I use v29.1 and that seems to work as a downgrade...

I use v29.1 and that seems to work as a downgrade which you can then subsequently upgrade back up to v31 or v32

Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-21-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
Are both models version ĎGí or is one a ĎZí? ...

Are both models version ĎGí or is one a ĎZí?

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Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
My thoughts, exactly. A seized forward clutch. ...

My thoughts, exactly. A seized forward clutch.

Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
If the manual valve is being correctly slid into...

If the manual valve is being correctly slid into its ĎReverseí position by the rooster comb then hydraulic pressure is being sent directly to the Reverse Clutch and the Low & Reverse Clutch to...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
Sorry, my bad. Iím was thinking of the ZF 5-speed...

Sorry, my bad. Iím was thinking of the ZF 5-speed transmission which has an external inhibitor switch on a different loom. The GM switch is internal, so it is wired through the 20-pin plug.

Phil
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-13-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,342
Posted By RRPhil
I think youíll find that you actually have the GM...

I think youíll find that you actually have the GM 5L40-E transmission.

I agree that you should eliminate a possible electrical or electronic issue first, so I would recommend that you temporarily...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-20-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
That doesn't look fully seated on the C-clutch...

That doesn't look fully seated on the C-clutch yet. The dimension you illustrated should be around 20mm. When it's all re-assembled you should be able to move the input shaft in and out by 0.2-0.4mm....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-19-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Yes, you should be able to rotate the oil pump,...

Yes, you should be able to rotate the oil pump, Do you definitely have the square indentation on the faces of both the rotor and the ring facing upwards?

With the intermediate housing, itís...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-17-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
The running seal thatís inside the lip seal isnít...

The running seal thatís inside the lip seal isnít supposed to be in there. It should fall out if you tap it on a surface. The two (identical) running seals are for the stator shaft.
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-16-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
https://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii29/GearShift...

https://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii29/GearShift2008/TC%20washers_zps5ojfm3gl.jpg
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-16-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Normally you would be able to prise the lip seal...

Normally you would be able to prise the lip seal out with a large screwdriver, but to replace the torque converter seal you have to press it out from the back with the needle roller bearing. I...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Looks like you may well have found your problem...

Looks like you may well have found your problem there. The A-clutch is used in all the forward gears, except 5th.
Itís worth keeping looking though, in case there are still more issues to be...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-13-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Yes, clearly some serious overheating has gone on...

Yes, clearly some serious overheating has gone on with your A clutch. You sometimes get the odd heat spot

https://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii29/GearShift2008/B%20clutch%20s1_zps6evtqfge.jpg
...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-12-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
In case itís of interest, your transmission has...

In case itís of interest, your transmission has been re-manufactured in the past because the B-clutch hub/C-clutch drum axial bearing had failed. You can see that the 3 pads on the B-clutch hub are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-29-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Re-manufacturing the Sachs WA4/W260 S-2GWK...

Re-manufacturing the Sachs WA4/W260 S-2GWK F38/A85 torque converter used in the 4.4i, and the WA4/W280 S-2GWK L51 unit used in the 4.6is, is a specialised task. This is because the converter features...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-28-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
The most common reason for the pump drive dogs...

The most common reason for the pump drive dogs failing is because the torque converter hasnít been installed properly.

There are two Ďphasesí of engagement when the converter is lifted onto the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-26-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
I don't know whose advice you are reading but I...

I don't know whose advice you are reading but I suggest you ignore it because itís complete rubbish. The speed sensors do not require any form of alignment due to the design of the connector and its...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-16-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
I think youíre getting overly concerned about the...

I think youíre getting overly concerned about the air pressure testing. Static seals like O-rings respond well to an air pressure test. Dynamic seals donít. If youíre rebuilding the transmission you...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-15-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Yes, port 1 is the correct one for feeding the B...

Yes, port 1 is the correct one for feeding the B clutch. The second running seal on the stator shaft (the one near the end of the shaft, furthest from the torque converter) seals the B-clutch from...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-15-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
Itís probably easier to get a small sheet of...

Itís probably easier to get a small sheet of (say) acrylic (we call it Perspex in the UK) which is very flat, drill a hole through it for your air blow gun, and then hold it over and pressurise the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 04-12-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,273
Posted By RRPhil
The code P0751 is for the MV1 solenoid shown in...

The code P0751 is for the MV1 solenoid shown in the image below.

https://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii29/GearShift2008/Solenoid%20layout_zpsgdhbpupf.jpg

The MV1 solenoid is activated in Park...
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