May I know how long you owned the car please and how many miles were on your M5 please? I argued that it should have been covered, they argued back. Has anyone any advice, or even what would you do if you were me? Bit, its is by far the best car I have ever owned. Even the audio system on that car was phenomenal and I'm an audiophile! Providing a pre-overhauled clutch slave cylinder This service is only available under certain conditions. An aluminum single-mass flywheel has a replaceable steel clutch surface. The high pressure oil pump in that system is what goes, apparently. I do not want to spend money on a car and then end up having to spend more money on fixing it. However hers is fried and at 125k miles and it's the 2007.
They do not change brake pads on that car but the entire breaking system when you have brakes done. I know it's many peoples dream car but seriously, unless you have cash, don't buy it. And buy a newer one! They use a special blend of organic, carbon, Kevlar, and metallic materials for a strong and durable clutch that is also user friendly on the street. I want something under 50k miles and that is a Fast car something i can justify as being weekend driver. The pump consists of a small gear pump and an electric motor. Continue to progressively loosen the bolts in this sequence half a turn at a time until the preload of the diaphragm spring can no longer be felt. More aggressive clutch materials are available.
Best of luck to you finding one. If you are remotely worried about maintenance, then steer clear. If so, there are a number of potential things any competent mechanic would check. Ultimately, of the car feels solid when driving, and the price is good; you probably can't go wrong. You can change the part in one single repair process and the downtime of the car stays minimal. The car's engine is so extremely choked down to make it legal to sell it's insane. For those of you that are worried about high maintenance.
Really, you should buy an E39 M5 versus an E60 M5. Someone said that maybe the clutch was not aligned or balanced properly, but I don't know. This is before we have even started on labour charges! After you do the clutch, drive it for a short while, then sell it quickly! Now the good parts - I love it , the way the engine sounds and thrust the car at full throttle us insane very similar to the f430. The car has had 1 and only one issue, with the clutch. If you turn your own wrenches and enjoy occasionally tearing down your engine, then this is a treat. ChrisB57 answered 3 years ago Yes it is in fact a fascinating piece of machinery.
But if you want a car like this, you have to bite the bullet and roll with the punches. Â£1400 for clutch and flywheel!!! Of course with any car maker the first year of production normally shows the most problems. Add high compression and high revs and you get oil blow by. This is what you should know. Fluid MotorUnion is the automotive service shop for owners who are searching for a knowledgeable, honest, and price conscious repair facility.
A faulty clutch solenoid valve can cause problems with the clutch engagement, such as slow clutch closing, slippery engagement, stuttering etc. The clutch slave cylinder will be fitted with a seal manufactured by a specialized company from Germany. By far the biggest cost is the fuel which will shock any normal person!. Don't test drive one or you'll be hooked! We recommend replacing this flywheel pilot bearing to ensure smooth and quiet operation of the clutch. But I know her brakes are done, computer doesn't work in dash etc. CodyT answered 2 years ago Wow - that would be an amazing car! With less mass to spin, the steel flywheel returns horsepower and torque to the engine.
Clutch rebuild parts are also available to minimize consumable costs and keep your car ready to use. After driving my ladies on and off the car is too much fun. Buy one get a warranty and enjoy. For more performance capability you can opt for a carbon-graphite material but it will not be as user-friendly on the street. Whenever you replace your clutch, you want to be sure that every single part that can be serviced while disassembled is new and in great shape. The V-10 is a beast, and is also equally expensive to maintain.
If necessary, we also grind the inner wall of the cylinder. Car is still under bmw used approved warranty but clutch isnt covered!! They are often found on the most highly tuned import and domestic vehicles. This is the direct replacement clutch kit for the E60 M5 and E63 M6. Paultnt answered 3 years ago Hi I've had my m5 e60 for 4 months now it's done 54k and is an 06. I am a member of M5Board. They drink oil usually due to improper break-in meaning soft break-in versus hard break-in not seating the piston rings properly. I really can't afford that sort of money so I am going to approach an independant and see what they can do for me.