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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-11-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By 80stech
I don't think the auxilary water pump makes that...

I don't think the auxilary water pump makes that big a difference to the heat with the engine running.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-05-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By 80stech
Using a tie rod adjuster makes things a lot...

Using a tie rod adjuster makes things a lot easier when adjusting tie rods. The adjuster tool opens up the adjuster when applying pressure while a pipe wrench clamps down making it harder. Using an...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-03-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By 80stech
Most of the electronics for the rear wiper are on...

Most of the electronics for the rear wiper are on a circuit board in the rear wiper motor housing. The driver chip can be a sore spot.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By 80stech
I thought they were supposed to be better but...

I thought they were supposed to be better but have had 2 fail after about 2 years so I don't think I will go out of my way INA any more.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 02-01-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By 80stech
Distance from the engine has a big effect on the...

Distance from the engine has a big effect on the functionality of the cat.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-21-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By 80stech
If there is a cam sensor code fix that first and...

If there is a cam sensor code fix that first and yes, mixture/vacuum leak codes there are a lot of postings already. Are you saying the seat adjusts back to a preset ? Then seat memory is probably...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-16-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By 80stech
I have mine mounted horizontally and the inline...

I have mine mounted horizontally and the inline adapter kit would suggest that horizontal is not a problem.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-16-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By 80stech
Excellent! Everything is top notch and well...

Excellent! Everything is top notch and well thought out, the valve, packaging, instructions and even spare parts! I wish more companies would still do business this way.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-29-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,309
Posted By 80stech
If there was a noticeable groove on the...

If there was a noticeable groove on the crankshaft that's not good. No it won't wear in. I actually need to do mine and haven't seen one of these yet up close but I was hoping it might be a teflon...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-24-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By 80stech
That is Holy Crap,Crazy! once in a life time...

That is Holy Crap,Crazy! once in a life time Christmas miracle! :)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-24-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By 80stech
The water doesn't really gravitate anywhere, but...

The water doesn't really gravitate anywhere, but letting some dry air in for sure will help. Leaving the dipstick loose may let air in but can't let air out because the bottom of the dipstick tube is...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-24-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By 80stech
If the crankcase is closed, and gases within...

If the crankcase is closed, and gases within saturated, there is no way to expell moisture at any temp.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,112
Posted By 80stech
I would definetly try another scan tool as well....

I would definetly try another scan tool as well. Are there any other codes coming up, especially trans/drivetrain?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 12-11-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,112
Posted By 80stech
There is a really good picture outline of the...

There is a really good picture outline of the buses posted here somewhere. You will definetly need some good diagrams. If it's only the DME that you can't communicate with that narrows things down a...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,239
Posted By 80stech
@overboost- did you verify that the message/gong...

@overboost- did you verify that the message/gong actually comes on at the new temp?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,239
Posted By 80stech
There should be info and links in the first part...

There should be info and links in the first part of this thread.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 11-29-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,239
Posted By 80stech
What do you mean by realistic values? The amount...

What do you mean by realistic values? The amount of buffer for the gauge staying in the center?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-21-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,568
Posted By 80stech
I would say(guess) not and I think speedo works...

I would say(guess) not and I think speedo works off wheel sensors so diff ratio should not cause a change.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-15-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,534
Posted By 80stech
There could be any number of reasons for the...

There could be any number of reasons for the transmission behavior including that it was written into the software to draw attention to the misfire and pressure you into fixing it.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-05-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,534
Posted By 80stech
Again, don't worry about what the transmission is...

Again, don't worry about what the transmission is doing, just concentrate on the engine miss. Any problems with the engine can effect how the transmission is shifting.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-05-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,534
Posted By 80stech
I think you have a V8 but I know the 3.0L have...

I think you have a V8 but I know the 3.0L have ignition grounding lugs on the head by the coils that can be a problem.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-02-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,534
Posted By 80stech
miss back on #4? codes? Compression test might...

miss back on #4? codes? Compression test might be a good idea.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-23-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,534
Posted By 80stech
The issues are probably related but the cause is...

The issues are probably related but the cause is most likely the misfire, so like was suggested, concentrate on that.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-18-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 155,915
Posted By 80stech
Good for you for trying to think things through...

Good for you for trying to think things through :) and you are justified having some concerns, but you have some errors in your information. One big problem is that you don't have a diagram of the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 09-11-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By 80stech
Neg camber is normal, as long as it is within...

Neg camber is normal, as long as it is within specs it's a good thing.
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