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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-13-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
Any code reader recommandation ?

Any code reader recommandation ?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-13-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
he told me it might be maybe a electronic/ECU bug...

he told me it might be maybe a electronic/ECU bug that make the car shut down, didnt ask about the code... i guess i gotta have to find out myself which is like looking for a needle in the haystack
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-13-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
bad news... he found nothing, he say everything...

bad news... he found nothing, he say everything look fine lol
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
You are right might be air fuel ratio, bcause my...

You are right might be air fuel ratio, bcause my fuel consuption is really high.

By not serious problem, he mean its not a blown engine or overheating, he just made a quick check by flooring the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
I domt know, i tow the car at the garage, the guy...

I domt know, i tow the car at the garage, the guy floor it the pedal, and their wasnt that much smoke, almost look normal, he think maybe i flood it when i start and press gas the other day.. he say...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-12-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
Ok I think i was wrong, its not burning oil...

Ok I think i was wrong, its not burning oil smell, when i start this morning, there was ton of white smoke coming out of the exhaust and a burning smell, maybe plastic ? i dont know but its smell...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
Can the vacuum leak make it hard to start as...

Can the vacuum leak make it hard to start as colder as it get ? i mean in summer or -15C the car would start right away ...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
good to know, actually my driveway is in a...

good to know, actually my driveway is in a incline so it would not be accurate and i dont want to move my car in case it stall
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
pretty much sure oil level its lower then it was...

pretty much sure oil level its lower then it was this morning since i smell burning oil...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
what funny its it start when i first leave home...

what funny its it start when i first leave home (i guess at that time to gasket didnt fail).... sound like... start in extreme cold = make valve gasket fail ( start of burning smell after few...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
something like that ... it stall...

something like that ...




it stall right when i made a turn to the driveway so i was halfway of the driveway, wouldnt restart untill i turn key and press gas at same time, drive a few inch...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
-yeah i did the ccv during winter a couple year...

-yeah i did the ccv during winter a couple year ago, and didnt notice any difference at the time between the before/after lol...


when i use to have valve cover oil leak , the car wouldnt start...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-11-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By Takimo
Extreme cold = low oil pressure ?

So today is -23C here in montreal, i made a valve cover job a few month ago so no more oil smell since then. but today after driving a few minute a burning oil smell came... then i went home and the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-01-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Takimo
WIndows and sunroof roll down randomly ?

So yesterday when i came to my car i saw all my windows and sunroof rolldown, it also happenned last year. I read here and there that theres a possibility it coud be a electric problem or actuator...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-12-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Takimo
ok will try that

ok will try that
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-12-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Takimo
brake dragging test

I suspect i have a stuck caliper in both front, and i want to do the spin wheel test. Can i jack 1 side at a time and the other on the ground or i have to lift both wheel to make it spin ? Is it ok...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-10-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By Takimo
curious about that, have a similar issue

curious about that, have a similar issue
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Takimo
is it ok to shoot some degreaser or brake cleaner...

is it ok to shoot some degreaser or brake cleaner ? knowing that it would spill everywhere on other component like belt , alternator etc .. i plan to use the whole bottle and generously spray it
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Takimo
interesting, so it would be old oil ... or maybe...

interesting, so it would be old oil ... or maybe crack valve cover but i guess they would have notice it and tell me...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Takimo
ok it can be ... but the sad part is the...

ok it can be ...


but the sad part is the following



-i did some city drive since i got the car (near 40 miles) doing 60km/h everything A1 no burning oil smell
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-09-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Takimo
info about obd2 cable

i would like to purchase a ob2 cable, k+dcan seem to be the standard but i heard some needs modification and solder 2pin, so im a little confuse, is there any cable that fit with e53 ?



im...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Takimo
wire, like the ground wiring and stuff like that ?

wire, like the ground wiring and stuff like that ?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Takimo
well, he only told me is a gas trim error... ...

well, he only told me is a gas trim error...


i dont have a scanner, might be time to get one, any suggeestion ?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Takimo
check engine

ok kind of bad news, the other post i talk about replacing valve cover gasket, and following the repair on my way home i get a check engine, so i went back to the garage and he told me its a gas...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-07-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Takimo
Valve cover gasket end up to resolve an heater issue

Long story short, i always had that issue with my heater that, whatever temp a put between 18.5c to 32c it always feels like its 32c , no difference between 22c vs 32c... in the end i never repair...
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