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Impaired Automotive: 2002 BMW X5 4.4i and Murphy’s Law

Impaired Automotive: 2002 BMW X5 4.4i and Murphy’s Law

It was supposed to be an estimate on an oil leak and suspension noise. We looked at the oil leak and suspension. It was later we learned that this vehicle had been “touched” by another shop.

February 23, 2018 | Reply More
The BMW Network: Marriage of Convenience

The BMW Network: Marriage of Convenience

The vehicle being tested and interrogated is a 2007 BMW X3 3.0i. The curiosity in the beginning was “What can I see at the data link we are all so familiar with?”

February 8, 2018 | Reply More
Testing for Parasitic Draws and Intermittent Electrical Problems

Testing for Parasitic Draws and Intermittent Electrical Problems

It’s best to have a game plan before you start. Before you even break out wiring diagrams or test equipment, it’s a good idea to ask the customer under what circumstances the problem occurs.

February 3, 2018 | Reply More
the bimmer pub july 2016

the bimmer pub july 2016

  • Energy Management
  • Diagnosing Fuel Delivery Issues
  • N54 Engine
  • N52 Oil Leak
  • Carbon Buildup BMW Diesel Engines
July 31, 2016 | 2 Replies More
Advanced BMW Parasitic Battery Draw Diagnostics

Advanced BMW Parasitic Battery Draw Diagnostics

Whether you call them draws or drains, tracking them down isn’t as easy as it once was. These procedures and tools will help.

September 7, 2013 | Reply More