BMW X5 E53 (also E60 & E46) common problem, lean misfire at idle and engine rattle: BMTroubleU
The cause of common e53 x5 lean misfire in 6 cylinder petrol engine. Also may present with an engine rattle, especially on start up. PLEASE NOTE I NO LONGER DO REQUESTS AS I DONT WORK FOR BMW ANY MORE BUT IM STILL HAPPY TO ANSWER QUESTIONS
X5 Rear Seat Removal To Access Fuel Pump
How to remove the rear seat on a BMW X5. Describe how to check for power to
the fuel pump and some common fuel issues with the X5. Also mention how to
keep mice out of this area.
BMW E53 X5 Rear Airbag / Spring Replacement DIY Guide
This video will explain how to replace the airbag / airspring from the rear
of a BMW X5 E53 chassis. This vehicle is equipped with 2-axle air
suspension. The procedure defined here may be different for the single axle
Trim removal tool can be found here: http://amzn.to/GYcJgu
Flare Nut Wrench tool set can be found here: http://amzn.to/13rhDbC
Note: THE USE OF THIS DIY IS FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY. I DISCLAIM ALL
LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR
INJURIES THAT RESULT FROM ANY USE OF THE EXAMPLES, INSTRUCTIONS OR OTHER
INFORMATION IN THIS DIY.
Replacing the PCV System on a BMW V8 Engine Part 1 of 2
blog.BavAuto.com -- Failure of the BMW Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV)
system is a common problem that can lead to catastrophic engine failure. In
this two-part series, Bavarian Otto shows you how to do it yourself on a V8
engine and save hundreds of dollars over what a dealer would charge.
Everything you need for the job is available in our online store at
http://www.bavauto.com/ (For our video showing how to do this on a BMW
6-cylinder engine, go to blog.BavAuto.com/go/PCV.)
AskCOBB Episode 2 - BMW Misfire Diagnosis and Repair
The N54 powered BMWs respond amazingly well to tuning, but the increased
power has caused some owners to experience misfire issues. Trouble shooting
and repairing a BMW can seem like a daunting task with things like an
advanced electrical system, specialized tools, and intimidating engine
covers. But, diagnosing and repairing the typical misfire is fairly
straight forward, and COBB Tuning can show you how!
ECS Tuning: BMW Automatic Transmission Service DIY
Automatic Service Kits Available At:
Over the life of a vehicle, the transmission can often be overlooked when
performing routine maintenance. If left unserviced, the automatic
transmission fluid will break down, causing the valve body and filter to
become contaminated with deposits and sludge. This will lead to poor
shifting, slipping, and ultimately transmission replacement.
This tutorial is provided as a courtesy by ECS Tuning.
Proper service and repair procedures are vital to the safe, reliable
operation of all motor vehicles as well as the personal safety of those
performing the repairs. Standard safety procedures and precautions
(including use of safety goggles and proper tools and equipment) should be
followed at all times to eliminate the possibility of personal injury or
improper service which could damage the vehicle or compromise its safety.
Although this material has been prepared with the intent to provide
reliable information, no warranty (express or implied) is made as to its
accuracy or completeness. Neither is any liability assumed for loss or
damage resulting from reliance on this material. SPECIFICALLY, NO WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY
IS MADE OR TO BE IMPLIED WITH RESPECT TO THIS MATERIAL. In no event will
ECS Tuning, Incorporated or its affiliates be liable for any damages,
direct or indirect, consequential or compensatory, arising out of the use
of this material.
BMW X5 E53 Air Filter & PCV Replacement How to DIY: BMTroubleU
How to get to, remove and install the e53 air filter and adjacent PCV unit.
Its initially a difficult job, especially with the air filter housing, but
is made easier with the right tools. PLEASE NOTE I NO LONGER DO REQUESTS AS
I DONT WORK FOR BMW ANY MORE BUT IM STILL HAPPY TO ANSWER QUESTIONS
X5 Micro Filter Replacement and General Problem Overview
How to replace the micro filter along with common problems found on this
engine. This vehicle is an X5 but the common problems relate the the M62
engine 4.4 liter or 4.8 liter.
Topics are: Bleeding cooling system, Expansion tank failure, Thermostat
failure, Engine control unit failure, PCV plate failure
VAC Motorsports - Correcting tire wear on a BMW X5 E53
Strategies, common issues and repairs for correcting irregular tire wear on
BMW's E53 generation X5.
This is a customers modified 4.8is with the matching optional wheels and
high performance tires. Regardless of what model E53 you have, you can be
faced with this problem. This fix is a procedure for determining and
remedying excessive or irregular tire wear rear tire when all rear joints
appear to be in proper spec.