S65/S85 throttle actuators.

Discussion in 'E90 Saloon / E92 Coupe / E93 Convertible M3 (2008-2013)' started by alpina527, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. 26 Feb 2018 at 4:09 PM #481
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    Your gears will be fine at that mileage. The boards seem to last about 6-8 years so nothing to worry about for quite a while.
     
  2. 27 Feb 2018 at 12:15 AM #482
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    Ok replaced plugs (what a carry-on)! Problem gone..old plugs looked fine to me..... these cars aint no mk2 escort to work on!
     
  3. 27 Feb 2018 at 8:29 AM #483
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    I’ve still got a couple of these coil pullers left if you need to do your plugs again.

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  4. 28 Feb 2018 at 12:21 AM #484
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    Looks ideal for the job alpina!!
    I used 5mm twine! Lol they’ve gotta good grip, took some pulling out
     
  5. 11 May 2018 at 1:25 PM #485
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    Is this something to look out for as i'm going to view a 2012 20,000 mile m3 tomorrow (although approved used, more the boards than the gears).
     
  6. 21 May 2018 at 3:41 PM #486
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    Mine is currently in my local dealers, having bank 1 actuator replaced, 2009 model with a mileage of 67k. My cars symptoms just happened suddenly on a downshift, I pulled over turned the engine off and it cleared itself, however I scanned the car and the code was still present. I booked it in straight away, luckily my car was due in anyway as I have a vehicle check service, brake fluid change and the recalls being done.

    If I was out of warranty though this would not be an issue that puts me off the car at all, there is a permanent fix for this issue for not unreasonable money. I wish BMW would just use rebuild.org.uk as it would cost them half the money and BOTH throttle actuators would be replaced with superior units. I fully expect my other throttle actuator to fail in the next few months (will still be under warranty) I just hope it happens when I am not turfing through Wales or The Highlands on a road trip. The reduced power is no joke, feels like the car has about 25bhp. :eek:
     
  7. 12 Jun 2018 at 10:22 AM #487
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    Yip you were on the money!!
    Hooked her up & she was showing misfire on cylinder 6!.... replaced coil pack & she’s A1 In love with her again lolcheers guys
     
  8. 9 Aug 2018 at 7:59 AM #488
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    Yet another happy customer of rebuild.org.uk right here. Thanks Jason & Ben!
     
  9. 19 Aug 2018 at 8:29 PM #489
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    I haven't posted on here for a while. But had my actuators changed and fitted with rebuilds from rebuild.org. Ben swapped them over in 20 minutes, bmw booking time is 3.5 hours. Long story short, problem solved, like having a new car again! Credit where its due. No sexual favours have been traded for this post.
     
  10. 24 Aug 2018 at 5:36 PM #490
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    Had my Actuators replaced by Jason and Ben this morning. An excellent, fast service. As my originals failed whilst in Spain, Jason even offered to send some over to where I was staying. Highly recommend them if you have this issue with your car.
     
  11. 7 Sep 2018 at 3:49 PM #491
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    hi allan
    im new to these forums but have been reading posts regarding the actuator promblems as this has just happened to mine,i have done other checks etc,and had it plugged ,the result is the above problem,do you still do or can you do me the upgraded parts involved,wood appreiciate your help/advice on this.
    regards andy
     
  12. 3 Oct 2018 at 10:46 PM #492
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    anyone passed 75k on original actuators ?

    lifetime warranty ?
    ... anyone with actuators repaired by the rebuild.org, and had problems with the rebuild units under warranty?
     
  13. 3 Oct 2018 at 10:47 PM #493
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