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06-15-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,147
Posted By Dappman

I had this happen recently. I ignored it, then a...

I had this happen recently. I ignored it, then a few weeks later my trunk stopped working. Found a bunch of broken wires inside the fat trunk hinge where the harness runs and that fixed both problems.
05-28-2019, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Dappman

I already changed those arms. There was some...

I already changed those arms. There was some minor tearing but they felt tight. Changed them anyway. Didn't improve.
05-25-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Dappman

Update. When the car is sitting on the ground...

Update. When the car is sitting on the ground there is about a half inch of room at best for the bump stop. The spring is really compressed a lot but the ride height is normal. I will post pictures....
05-23-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,662
Posted By Dappman

I can't tell you that as I've never removed the...

I can't tell you that as I've never removed the valve body from an E60. Does it have transmission codes?
05-23-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,662
Posted By Dappman

You need to fill the transmission with the car...

You need to fill the transmission with the car running until it starts overflowing from the fill hole. You are low on fluid.
05-23-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,662
Posted By Dappman

Is your door or hood open? You filled it with the...

Is your door or hood open? You filled it with the engine running?
05-23-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dappman

You're supposed to put the battery size/code too....

You're supposed to put the battery size/code too.

Just put 90 Ah AGM. That size battery should put out 90 Ah or more.
05-23-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dappman

What's the exact battery that you put in it?

What's the exact battery that you put in it?
05-22-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,671
Posted By Dappman

Sometimes it says on the battery. If it doesn't I...

Sometimes it says on the battery. If it doesn't I would just google the battery I'm sure you can find the spec easily.
05-20-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By Dappman

You're at minimum charging voltage, and that's...

You're at minimum charging voltage, and that's with no load on I assume. Check the voltage (at the battery) with the high beams, rear window heater, and full fan while running. If it's under 13.6...
05-20-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Dappman

Ride height looks normal (I have 18in M sport...

Ride height looks normal (I have 18in M sport wheels) I have considered the springs as a problem but I have no way of identifying them (apart from removing and measuring free coil length) and new...
05-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Dappman

I recently bought it. The Engine/transmission,...

I recently bought it. The Engine/transmission, body and interior were in really good shape, Less than 90k miles and it looked it. Had it checked out good and unless someone did a 100% perfect repair...
05-18-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By Dappman

Not saying this is what it is, but that sounds...

Not saying this is what it is, but that sounds really characteristic of the famous E46 oil control ring problem. I've even had an E46 and had the exact same symptoms of dirty white smoke coming from...
05-18-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Dappman

535xi Shaking over bumps and unstable

As title says. Happens over bumps and its smooth on the highway (albeit some vibration at 80mph). It's really noticeable especially over bigger bumps it crashes/shakes and has bump steer. The only...
05-18-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 937
Posted By Dappman

Definitely don't start replacing anything. If...

Definitely don't start replacing anything. If this problem wasn't there before you worked on it you did something wrong. Are you sure you plugged in the connectors at the front of the engine between...
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