The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection where the failure could not be replicated. May 5, 2013 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional information. The failure mileage was 110,000. I had a full complement of tools and access to a lift. The Logic 7 tends to have issues as well. I am thinking that all this is connected. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799.
This seems to be a manufacturing issue on 750 series models from 2005-2008. Contents Copyright © 2019 LemonLaw. When i tried to remove it, the post broke off the rectifier bridge in alt. If you suspect oil, try replacing the filter and oil to see if noise changes. March 17, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Sounds like Jonathan got you your answer. After driving the 750 since he didn't have his license as of yet, I realized the car was way too much car for him.
The Pelican community does it again. Gonna try to bring it in to the dealer this weekend if they can get me a loaner. These type of comments add so much to the Pelican tech community. Should I use any sealant on this gasket from hell? Horrible News: the coolant tube I ordered came as promised. April 27, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Valve covers if you are up for it. February 2, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Thanks for the additional info and feedback. The bolt in the back of the alternator was a real monster to get out and then I could not get it back in.
On the 650i, two of the three ports of the problem gasket are actually used. Tips from me: First, brake cleaner. Attach your hoist to the eye hook and lift the hoist until it takes the weight of the engine. February 27, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I don't follow, can you share a photo of the bushings? December 29, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Did you remove the pulley and the two front fasteners? I have all the tools and equipment. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. One question, why do you need to remove the from drivers side tire? Unbolt the central nut on the driver side motor mount. The original seal lasted for 200k miles before it started leaking.
January 11, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: No apologies needed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. . November 9, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: That is not fun to deal with. First loosen the driver side tire. October 13, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I will have someone update the article. Awesome step by step illustrations, took me under 10 hours to complete.
What is the life expectancy on these alternator gaskets? There are two bolts that hold it to the front of the engine, and two electrical connections on the side. G11 is the codename for the short-wheelbase model, the extended wheelbase model is codenamed G12 and designated with an additional L letter. Yup, the seal was split on the bottom. In the X5, you've got this lovely little thing called the X-drive, which, makes this entire exercise absolutely impossible. The way I look at it, is that I made a real honest go of it, and it didn't work out. I can afford to do one of the repairs now. The dealer advised that the head gasket seal failed and caused engine oil to leak into the pistons.
You will learn something new. I have a leak from hell. That meant I had to replace that leaking alternator bracket seal as well. Is there an easy fix or something I could try? Most of the needed gaskets are noted in the article, that is for everything you have to take apart. Alright, I know what you are thinking! Then you can remove the other 3 bolts.
The service engine light remained illuminated. Also don't want to over tighten and snap bolts off in the block that wouldn't be fun. I could then reach up and slide my new socket onto the head of the bolt, accessing it from the bottom. This was an absolute bitch. The same is true with the transmission; I had my car serviced while under warranty but wasn't told of a transmission malfunction until the warranty was expired.
Unfortunately I don't have the specs to share. The vehicle was not repaired. Halfway done with my gasket and felt the need to update. The lower rear motor mount bolt gave me the most trouble. It is an easy swap out though 10 minutes. It almost sounds like a power steering whine but it does it even with the serpentine belt removed.