Author Archives: bmwtechnician

Coronavirus has shutdown work

It has just come to my noticed that are dealership has shut down due to the Coronavirus,,are dealership was hoping to stay open with a skeleton crew of technicians to help out are customer,,,,but with the pressure of the government … Continue reading

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My little helper died

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Diesel EGR cooler recall

Here I have the EGR cooler removed for replacement for the EGR cooler recall,,,what happens is that we inspect the inside of the cooler with a borescope and if we see the cooling fin melted or clogged then we perform … Continue reading

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Burnt valve

ok I just love stuff like this,,,,this X5 with a N55 engine has been already at 3 different dealers for misfire on cylinder 1,,,,each dealer would replace ignition coils,,,spark plugs or fuel injector and they would ship the car saying … Continue reading

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F10 IVM modification

Ok this is a picture of a IVM on a F10,,,,the IVM supplies power to the DME for the injectors and ignition coils,,,now by chance you might have short circuit one of the ignition coils or power to a injector … Continue reading

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Homemade tool

nothing like having a old BMW tech work on a old E36 M3 that needs a new clutch,,,,,old tech has to use his homemade clutch alignment tool that I have been using for years,,,,it still works,,,,lol

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BMW spinner

BMW new spinner wheels on the new 850

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Hybrid battery program

Ok so of you with the new Hybrid May get a notice for battery software update,,,,this battery is for starter motor operation ,,,this little grey box is what we hook up to the battery and it programs the batterythe battery … Continue reading

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X1 with B48 engine

Ok this was interesting,,,car came in 2018 X1 with a B48 engine,,,check engine light was on misfire cylinder 1,,,checked and swapped spark plugs and ignition coils,,,no luck,,,,swap out fuel injector still misfire,,,car wouldn’t misfire fire at idle only misfired while … Continue reading

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G05 X5 DSC unit

New X5 came in for a stupid software update,,,well after the software update the DSC unit crashed,,,tried to reset it a couple of times but it didn’t happen,,,one of the big problem is that the car was undriveable because the … Continue reading

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