Monthly Archives: November 2016

235 convertible top

 Look at this mess,,,this is a 2015 235 convertible top,,,,I guess the customer left something inside the car and the thieves decided to take it,,,,you can see how hard it was for them to cut the top. So this was a … Continue reading

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N63 alternator,,,battery discharge

 Welcome to the jungle of shit,,,,yes the beautiful mess of wiring and hoses under that engine cover on a N63,,,,customer said battery discharge light was on,,,,some other dealer replaced the battery and didn’t register the battery to the car,,,,so I … Continue reading

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Rat diet coolant hose

 Can we say late night snack,,,,and keep warm during the cold nights. X5 with a N63 engine,,,,customer came driving in with smoke and steam coming from under the front hood,,,,I was on the service drive,,,,so I wanted to check out the … Continue reading

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N55 vanos bolt broken

 Do you notice anything wrong in this picture,,,take a closer look at the intake vanos unit,,,,the intake vanos unit not sitting straight,,,,car got towed in from an auto body shop,,,engine won’t start,,,,engine turned over ,,,,but no start,,,,I noticed when cranking … Continue reading

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F10 or F02 rear differential bushing

 Another fine German bushing going bad ,,,,if you have been around German car for a long time,,,,you would understand about their suspension bushings going bad after a period of time,,,,this is the rear differential bushing on a F10 or F2 … Continue reading

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N20 intake valve

 Ok this is an interesting one,,,,N20 about 30k miles,,,,engine making noise internally,,,,and misfires on cylinder 2 only,,,checked the spark plugs and the ignition coil were ok,,,,no signs of oil burning or fuel soaking,,,if you look at the tip of the … Continue reading

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F10 rear sunshade

 Yes the beautiful rear seat removal,,,,,F10 rear sunshade was stuck in the up position,,,,yes I was able to force it down,,,,but the next time I used it ,,,,,it just got stuck again,,,,so to replace the rear sunshade the whole rear … Continue reading

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