Monthly Archives: April 2016

N20 timing chain noise

 Ok I know you have seen this picture before of a N20 engine,,,,well here another N20 with a internal engine noise,,,,this time the noise was coming from the front of the engine,,,,,not like the lower end like the last one … Continue reading

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M3 Squeaky pulley

This video is from the same M3 V8 that I just put the throttle actuator and idle actuator  in the car,,,,he was complaining about a noise inside the engine compartment,,,,,I think you can hear it plan as day,,,,the problem was … Continue reading

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M3 V8 idle actuator and throttle actuator

 M3 2008 V8 with the intake plenum removed,,,,car had idle actuator and bank 1 throttle actuator faulty,,,,I told the customer we should also replace bank2 throttle actuator but he declined,,,,I know he will be back ,,,,paying us again to replace … Continue reading

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X5 rear airbag leaking

 See those little white dots,,,,those are on a X5 E70 right rear airbag,,,those are the leaks I found, here a better picture,,,customer said the right rear suspension starts to sag when parked for a short time,,,,so I took some soap water … Continue reading

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F10 antenna diversity

 This is a picture of the antenna diversity on a F10,,,,the antenna diversity is sitting just behind the third brake light,,,,on some other cars it sit inside the rear trunk area or on the rear trunk inside lid,,,,the customer was … Continue reading

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window regulator

 Here your typical BMW window regulator,,,,I’m sure plenty of you guys have seen or heard that grinding or clicking noise from the window when it stop working,,,,it always stops working when the window is in the down position,,,,this is a … Continue reading

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nvld pressure regulator and dust filter

 Ok this is a picture of the charcoal canister system with the nvld pressure regulator,,,,I’m a lot of you have had this problem if you have a newer BMW,,,,this newer system with the nvld pressure sensor has been a problem … Continue reading

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F30 rear accident

 Ok work is kind of slow right now,,,,nothing really exciting going on,,,,but this came in on a tow trunk,,,,I thought you might enjoy to see how well a BMW does in a accident. You can see the rear window is shaddered,,,,and … Continue reading

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N51 starter motor

 Here a N51 on a E60 that decided to not start ,no crank and battery voltage is good,,,found starter motor inop.  This I how we replace the starter motor,,,,you just loosen the intake manifold,,,,release the fuel line and some connectors,,,,you … Continue reading

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N54 carbon build up

 335i with a N54 with carbon build up,,,,car ran ok,,,,but you could notice a rough idle,,,,which was caused by to much carbon build up on the intake valves,,,,,when removing the intake manifold,,,,remember to also remove the manifold studs,,,,removing the stud … Continue reading

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