06-20-2011, 11:02 AM
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: United States/Colorado
My Ride: 2002 325xi (161k)
| 122,500 miles; Purchased at 17,000 miles
Cooling system (105k miles):
CCV (Crankcase ventilation and related pipes and hoses) - Done as PM - 110k miles
- Expansion tank and cap
- Thermostat (replaced with an aluminum aftermarket)
- Hoses (those 2 connected to thermostat and the one connecting lower expansion to engine)
- Water temp sensor
- Water pump
VANOS seals (Beisan) (110k miles) - done as PM - Valve Cover gasket and seals replaced
Oil Filter Housing (OFH) gasket (115k miles) - Was leaking onto front differential and PS hoses.
O2 sensors (all 4) - 110k Pre-cat - 120k Post-cat
Front axles - Replaced right and left one time each; rebooted a time or two.
Front control arm bushings (CAB) ~75k miles
Front subframe-to-control arm ball joints - Replaced after mechanic split open the boots with a pickle fork. 115k miles
EBOX fan that ventilates the EBOX into passenger compartment - 110k miles - This fan starts to "chirp" lightly and sounds like a little bird is in your ventilation system. $100 fan. Simple install.
Auto Transmission service (ignoring the "Lifetime" fill sticker) - new filter and replace 6 quarts ATF(110k miles); drain and fill 5 quarts ATF at 120k miles (done twice in order to get a more complete fluid replacement) - Done as PM - Redline D4 ATF
Differential drain & fill - front and rear - Redline gear oil - PM
Transfer case drain & fill - Done twice (110k miles & 122k miles) in order to get a more complete fluid replacement - PM
Power Steering hoses and reservoir replacement (120k miles) - Done as PM - The leaking OFH gasket (above) leaked on the rack-to-cooler line, making the PS appear leaky.
Alternator voltage regulator/brushes assembly replacement (120k miles) - done as PM
Sunroof shade clips
Window regulator - driver's
Spark plugs, fuel filter, tires, battery, brakes, etc - all replaced at normally expected times and "Inspection I & II" times.