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F15 X5 PHEV electric auxiliary heater

 Ok here’s the first for me,,,check engine light on a 2016 F15 X5 PHEV,,,,the fault was electric auxiliary heater internal fault detected,,,performed the normal test operation. This is a pretty basic unit you have water in and water out,,,,you have a … Continue reading

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X5 E70 SCR active tank

 I know this is a crappy picture,,,,I don’t talk about BMW diesel enough,,,,so here we go,,,,this is a picture of a E70 left front lower bumper grill removed,,,,that is the SCR active tank,,,,customer came in with check engine light on,,,,fault … Continue reading

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X5 diesel turbos damaged

 This is the small turbo on a 2013 x5 diesel,,,the small turbo bolts onto the bigger turbo,,,,we had no boost on the high and low turbos,,,,we also had a lot of noise coming from the turbos. Look what we found,,,,,the intake … Continue reading

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F15 X5 steering column squeeking

 Ok I jumped the gun and already took off the steering wheel,airbag and turn signal clock spring assemble,,,,F15 steering column squeeking  when adjusting up or down,,,,I first tried to lube the plastic guide rails but that didn’t work ,,,,so the … Continue reading

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CON controller replacement

 Time to replace the CON controller with touch pad,,,X5 this is not your typical just pry and lift out the wood panels. You have to take off both side panels to gain access to hidden screws which hold the wood grain … Continue reading

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VTG motor rebuilt

 Ok all you X drive owners,,,,you all probably know what this is,,,,it’s a VTG motor that bolts on to the 4×4 transfer case,,,,well BMW now have a rebuilt it only for some models,,,,early x3 and x5 models. Here all the parts … Continue reading

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X5 front driveshaft recall

 Just came into the shop just in time,,,,X5 front driveshaft recall replacement,,,the interesting thing there as no noise while driving . Here some more dirty pictures of my fingers,,,lol. Here you can see the side of the u-joint starting to exit out … Continue reading

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