Monthly Archives: April 2016

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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Front transfer case

 So look at this piece of art,,,,this is from a 2011 328xi E90,,,,,this is the front transfer case,,,,the front driveshaft wasn’t damaged,,,,and both front axle shafts were ok,,,,customer said the car made a lot of noise and just stopped moving,,,,the … Continue reading

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N20 vanos unit broken

 Ok here’s another vanos unit off a 2011 328 N51 engine,,,,this is the intake vanos unit that is now in several pieces,,,,the customer was just driving on the highway when the engine just lost power. As you can see there’s is … Continue reading

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N63 oil burning signs

 Here’s a picture of N63 both catalytic converters ,,,,,as you can see the one for bank 2 is all black inside,,,,the black color is actually oil burning,,,,you can also see it inside the exhaust manifold. Now here the picture of both … Continue reading

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N20 engine swap

 Ok I was a busy boy today,,,,I dropped that N20 motor and trans today,,,,I got the new motor today,,,,got the motor in 1 day because there was only one N20 engine in all of America ,,,,,so we got a rush … Continue reading

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