Monthly Archives: September 2016

E46 drivers airbag recall

 Look what finally got delivered from BMW ,,,,,we are finally getting the drivers airbag recalls in for the E46,,,,,this has been a long wait for a lot of people. Here the other side,,,,it came with the wiring harness for the airbag. The … Continue reading

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Dinan stage 1

 Big surprise while working on a 2014 3 series with a N20 engine,,,,the customer said the cigarette light was not working,,,,so I removed the cover to gain access to the fuse box,,,,,and look what if found someone installed a Dinan … Continue reading

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I8 no front hood shocks

 Ok here the very expensive I8,,,,BMW cutting edge car with all the winged doors open. Here the front hood open,,,,which BMW says you must open and close using 2 people,,,,or you can damage the front hood,,,,notice the front radiator and the … Continue reading

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Pot hole damaged

 This is interesting 2015 428 gran touring,,,,the right rear upper support arm bolt broken,,,,just the head of the bolt broke,,,,the customer said he hit a pot hole,,,,,the right rear rim is slightly bent,,,,but not to bad. Here the big problem the … Continue reading

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N55 cylinder headgasket leaking

 We don’t see this very often on a N55 about 25k miles,,,,the cylinder head gasket leaking oil,,,,leaking from the rear of the head by cylinder 6,,,this was a pretty good leak at that,,,,running down the rear of the engine and … Continue reading

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X5 E70 blower motor

 This was interesting,,,X5 E70,,,,,customer said the a/c blower was noisy ,,,,,sure enough it sounded like a thumping noise behind the dash,,,so I removed the blower which sit on the passenger’s side under the dash behind the glovebox area,,,,and look what … Continue reading

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M5 spark plugs

 Here your typical 2014  M5 engine,,,yea right good times,,,spark plugs are due,,,,what a pain in the ass,,,,you have to remove both DME units and the turbo coolant resvoir to gain access to the spark plugs. Here you can see I disconnect … Continue reading

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