Monthly Archives: April 2016

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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DCT trans leak

 Ok DCT oil pan on a 2013 335i,,,,major trans fluid leak,,,,the trans was starting to shift a little funny. You can seethe oil pan is covered with trans fluid,,,,and the black seal just above that is the mechtronic valve body seal. Here … Continue reading

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F30 328 cracked headlight

 Ok we are going to keep on the same subject,,,,things cracking,,,or more stupid customer,,,,I don’t know which one yet,,,,,I know exciting picture of a F30 328 front headlight,,,,customer complaining about the headlight is cracking,,,,,and that it is a defect. After looking … Continue reading

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Radio push buttons cracking

 Ok here is your typical BMW radio and a/c control panel,,,,this one is from a 2015 2 series,,,,,you probably can’t tell from this picture but there is a problem. Can you see it now,,,,the small cracks on the preset button,,,,doesn’t look … Continue reading

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N20 head gasket damage

 Ok we don’t see this to often,,,,,BMW doesn’t make us take the cylinder head off to much,,,,this is a N20 engine,,,,the engine was overheating and also had funny misfire between cylinders 1 and 2 Here’s a closer picture of the cylinder … Continue reading

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