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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-23-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By X5only
Hopefully you read the entire thread and came to...

Hopefully you read the entire thread and came to the conclusion that it's prudent and wise to replace the timing cover gaskets at the same time as the valve cover gaskets. The timing cover gasket are...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-18-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By X5only
Iíve replaced the valve cover gaskets multiples...

Iíve replaced the valve cover gaskets multiples times on my n62 with no issue. However, I read in the E39 5 series forums that this is a common occurrence on high mileage valve covers, the remedy...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,229
Posted By X5only
Yeah, I'd imagine the sunroof plastic components...

Yeah, I'd imagine the sunroof plastic components have their lifespan after all the heating cycles from the sun. I noticed the moonroof slider plastic components have cracks in them. I believe that...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-14-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,229
Posted By X5only
I hardly ever use my moonroof. Recently I opened...

I hardly ever use my moonroof. Recently I opened it after years of non-use and put it in ventilation mode and it got stuck in this mode. I got it to close by running initialization. And then the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-10-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
Congratulations! Phew, what a happy...

Congratulations! Phew, what a happy ending:thumbup:. Must be the best running N62 engine out there :D Mistakes happen even with the best. I've heard of one of the best and most experienced chief...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
Having recently successfully done valve stem...

Having recently successfully done valve stem seals on the same model and year vehicle (2005 X5 4.4), I'm doubly curious what could have gone wrong:dunno: My vehicle fired right up on the very first...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
Perfect, this is exactly what the shop would have...

Perfect, this is exactly what the shop would have done:thumbup: Now take it easy as you reassemble. No rush and good luck:D
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
As Andrewwynn pointed out, please pay attention...

As Andrewwynn pointed out, please pay attention to this detail if you haven't already - confirm the locking of the adjustment unit in its initial position before verifying or adjusting the N62 engine...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-08-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
I haven't looked, see if there's something here...

I haven't looked, see if there's something here https://www.newtis.info

Wow, what an adventure! Well done on your latest findings:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-07-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By X5only
I'd wager that all the shop is going to do is...

I'd wager that all the shop is going to do is recheck timing. As already pointed out your issue is a classic symptom of engine timing being off - great idling but poof as soon as engine is revved....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By X5only
Never heard it put that way, :bustingup.

Never heard it put that way, :bustingup.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By X5only
Yeah, the danger lurking here is applying the...

Yeah, the danger lurking here is applying the wrong backup to your dme. The software being factory level does not offer much protection to the user in making mistakes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By X5only
Yeah, these tools are low level accessing...

Yeah, these tools are low level accessing factory/manufacturing configurations and not consumer configurations. So if one does not know what he is doing, trashing things is easy. Iíve done ram...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By X5only
I would reinstall tools32/INPA with updated one....

I would reinstall tools32/INPA with updated one. Lots of free downloads on the web.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By X5only
Very impressive. Is it a function of the camera?...

Very impressive. Is it a function of the camera? Is it accurate within practical levels?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By X5only
I see the D_MOTOR GRP file in C:\EDIABAS\ECU...

I see the D_MOTOR GRP file in C:\EDIABAS\ECU folder. You should be able to see E53 by pressing SHIFT key in INPA.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-06-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 515
Posted By X5only
Iíve used it before. Let me look up my system to...

Iíve used it before. Let me look up my system to find it. It didnít resolve the issue I had since it was a physical mix of sensors, but itís always worth a shot before delving into tearing things...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
Yes, he already mentioned that in his first post...

Yes, he already mentioned that in his first post "NOTE Ė unplugging the MAF it idles ďbetterĒ, marginally, but I still have the misfire codes."

May be he should also clean it with CRC MAF cleaner?...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-02-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
See post 42. I'm not saying that's definitely...

See post 42. I'm not saying that's definitely your issue, but need to consider it carefully as the error code is the same as what you're consistently getting now - 2A89, and engine goes into limp...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,020
Posted By X5only
Purplefade, you did verify the engine timing...

Purplefade, you did verify the engine timing before closing up, right? It's a critical step. That's the very last thing I did before putting back the valve covers. It takes like 10 minutes.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
Good point X5M-ISH. Purplefade, you did verify...

Good point X5M-ISH. Purplefade, you did verify the engine timing before putting back the valve covers, right?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
Go through that thread link above. Your X5 is the...

Go through that thread link above. Your X5 is the same year and model as mine. It's possible the sensors are mixed up, not the connections. Verify the positions by part number, especially on the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 06-01-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,554
Posted By X5only
You've confirmed the sensor connections on top of...

You've confirmed the sensor connections on top of the engine are not swapped, right?

See this post....
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-29-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By X5only
Wow, $399! I'd go for this! It looks so OEM. I...

Wow, $399! I'd go for this! It looks so OEM. I have Dynavin N6 (ripped off for $699 a few years ago) and I'm ready to throw it out the window at the slightest excuse. It works fine but I'm fed up...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-29-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By X5only
Yep, here're the drivers I'd installed on my...

Yep, here're the drivers I'd installed on my Windows 10 X64 machine:

Driver install from http://www.ftdichip.com/FTDrivers.htm

And instructions on how to install them on Windows 10 X64 machine:...
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