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07-09-2019, 07:21 PM
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Posted By tstiglich

BMW maintenance intervals suck. Lifetime fluid...

BMW maintenance intervals suck. Lifetime fluid means until your transmission fails. ZF recommends 60k miles.
07-09-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By tstiglich

Make sure the engine is running when you top off...

Make sure the engine is running when you top off trans fluid. should be about 7 liters. double, triple torque all screws as the rubber compresses.
07-09-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By tstiglich

Here is one that details the rubber sleeves. 4...

Here is one that details the rubber sleeves. 4 clyindrical, one rectangular. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g-5uY_P7uA
07-09-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By tstiglich

Here is a general video for fluid replacement....

Here is a general video for fluid replacement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRrgmfM8VlQ
07-09-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 879
Posted By tstiglich

When was the last time you fully serviced the...

When was the last time you fully serviced the transmission? Did you fill the fluid with the engine running? Did you replace the five rubber sleeves?
07-07-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By tstiglich

If you decide to replace your switch, this may...

If you decide to replace your switch, this may prove helpful.

https://www.youcanic.com/wiki/change-bmw-brake-light-switch
06-30-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,118
Posted By tstiglich

Have you tried realoem.com?

Have you tried realoem.com?
06-06-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,142
Posted By tstiglich

I would check the following: 1. A new...

I would check the following:

1. A new battery may have in fact been on the shelf for a long time. This was the case when I bought a new one. I had to have a charger on it for many hours, then...
06-06-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,310
Posted By tstiglich

Not the sealing sleeve. You need to drop your pan...

Not the sealing sleeve. You need to drop your pan and pull on a lever to release it. Also, it does not take a torx bit to remove. Sealing sleeve will have a wire harness connected to it.
05-28-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,645
Posted By tstiglich

So, it only took 5.5 qts? Seems low to me. Mine...

So, it only took 5.5 qts? Seems low to me. Mine takes 7. You sure that the car was running when you added the fluid? Very important that the car be running.
05-20-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By tstiglich

Seen many posts where the user states that they...

Seen many posts where the user states that they have taken their battery to Autozone, etc, where they were told that the battery was still good. Got a new battery, and all problems went away. There...
05-14-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By tstiglich

I have stock bulbs. Find them to be bright...

I have stock bulbs. Find them to be bright enough. You may want to check youtube. Many have replaced them. The name Lux comes to mind. Watched a video today. They are not cheap.
05-14-2019, 06:07 PM
04-27-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By tstiglich

Cut all the wires. Solder them. Use shrink wrap...

Cut all the wires. Solder them. Use shrink wrap tubing. All should be well. Watch some videos if you have never soldered before.
04-19-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By tstiglich

A battery is a battery. Get one that meets your...

A battery is a battery. Get one that meets your specs, and all is good.
04-10-2019, 09:18 PM
04-10-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,048
Posted By tstiglich

My car used to burn through a qt or so every 5k...

My car used to burn through a qt or so every 5k miles with Mobil 1 0w30. Switched to Castrol 0W40, problem gone. Cheap at Walmart.
04-04-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 711
Posted By tstiglich

https://5series.net/forums/e60-discussion-2/transm...

https://5series.net/forums/e60-discussion-2/transmission-malfunction-solved-137447/
03-31-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By tstiglich

After replacing my battery a number of years ago,...

After replacing my battery a number of years ago, I got some sort of excessive draw message (battery? current? discharge? Don't remember). What I do remember though is thinking that the battery was...
03-31-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By tstiglich

I would replace the crankshaft sensor and check...

I would replace the crankshaft sensor and check the wiring. The signal from the sensor is used as the heart beat for all timing of spark and fuel. An erratic signal could mess up quite a number of...
03-25-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By tstiglich

In theory, it would attempt to charge it at an...

In theory, it would attempt to charge it at an incorrect rate. Why not simply buy another battery? Depending on what you have, not a bad idea to replace them every 4 to 5 years as preventative...
03-20-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By tstiglich

Odd place for a bolt..... I would start there.

Odd place for a bolt..... I would start there.
03-07-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By tstiglich

realoem.com will tell you everthing that the car...

realoem.com will tell you everthing that the car is equipped with.
03-07-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By tstiglich

Did you determine the problem? Was it the rotors?

Did you determine the problem? Was it the rotors?
03-07-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By tstiglich

BavAuto, and presumably others, sell a kit...

BavAuto, and presumably others, sell a kit wherein you pressurize the resevoir while you open and close each fluid valve at the caliper. This is the only way that I know of to do it by yourself.
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