I'd estimate 6 hours for a first time mechanic on this model. We appreciate the time it took the share this and the help. Disconnect steering shaft from pinion one screw. September 27, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I'd confirm with a repair manual. Just on your initial question it sounds like you need another opinion besides the service provider you are using now. Use a flat head screw driver and loosen the hose clamp, prepare a small catch container to collect the fluid in the hose. Now have 2010 X5d with 13k miles which has had constant problems.
You don't have to mess with that aluminum sheet separating the wheel. Good luck and let us know how it turns out. I'll see if the Pelican team can incorporate your comments into the article. You will need an assortment of universal joints and extensions to access the rear bolts through the wheel well. Our units are remanufactured to the highest standards for unwavering dependability and performance. My car is still at the dealership. Hi Everyone I just recently bought e36 1997 328i Convertible 100k and now Im thinking of upgrading my daily driver Nissan Pathfinder 2001 3.
Because of the expense i delayed and just about had a major engine failure due to catastrophic oil loss. It will save you a lot of time and frustration January 11, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info. Cause it stops at a certain point until car is hot again. There are two guide tubes on the engine that the bracket sits in so you can not pull it off towards the front of the engine. Universal joints — you need them. Using a T30 remove them and lift the plate off. February 28, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Wow!! When the voltage spikes it causes a problem with the Dynamic Drive system.
It took me around eight hours over the weekend, start to finish. I'll be watching this forum for a while. Also you will have to lift the motor to get those E12 bolts. Do you also remove the alternator and other related parts on an M62 1998 engine to get to these gaskets? July 14, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Are you referring to the Valvetronic motor? Craptastic You have an oil filter housing gasket failure Very common problem on the N54s which indeed carry on to the N55 as well. Thanks for the help, you picked up a new customer. Then put most of car back together to test drive and 4x4 light went off as soon as I left my driveway. Engine Covers - they are just like baseboards - they hide the builder's mistakes.
Sounds like you never needed the alternator replaced. The kicker is that I'm a master mechanic who specializes in imports. Move to the fan and shroud. The oil separator problem was on the previous model X5 not the E70. They can help you find the right part.
I cut the top off a small disposable water bottle and it worked great. With the cover off you will see the engine lift point eye hook at the front of the driver side cylinder bank. I first had this happen 123113 and now the 2nd time this wk 32613. December 17, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. After spending the better part of a week, several hundred dollars in specialty tools, jacks, rental cars, and beers, I had to give up. My question is, with so much work to get to the gasket, what should I be considering changing out as smart maintenance while I'm in there this far? November 26, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the feedback.
Anyone know or know where to look? In order to remove the lower right alternator bracket bolt -several things I have found that makes it easier is the following: 1: Remove the cv axels from both sides. I would like to see any seals with improved life. Noises are difficult to pinpoint and usually found by removing items in area of noise. September 13, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: It should be done at the same time at the steps showing the bracket coming off the engine. Concluded: the receptacle at the harness had one of the pins bent. I took mine kept it cause i dont trust mail order alternators to be rebuilt.
Simply put ; there's never a problem. How in the heck did you get the two bolts on the back side of the engine mount bracket? I found no need to do so. I recommend completing the fix while the leak is small. Will this cause further damage to the car? You will need to get the proper socket to remove these. Next, don't be in a rush! We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. Another problem I came across, but didn't see mentioned, is being able to back the lower front differential bolt out before running into the frame and binding. If your car is equipped with the oil cooler, replace those two O-rings too, even if you don't think they need to be replaced.