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  1. SMG Crush washer dilemma

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    While working on the hydraulic unit of my SMG, one of the crush washers for the pressure supply line to the unit was inadvertently lost. No big deal, I'll get another one... Except that upon looking up the part #, a replacement crush washer (23017838941) is $80. Yeah... A $0.50 washer being sold...
  2. Clutch disengages about 90%

    E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    New to the Forum...Have read lots of threads similar to this issue but have yet to find one that matches dead on. I have a 2001 m5 with almost 63k on the clock. I left the car for 2 weeks while away on business. I had planned to change the oil when I returned, so I got in, started her up, and...
  3. SMG clutch position sensor

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    I have an 07 M6 convertible that had a transmission malfunction come on and the car went into neutral and would not go into gear. The car was towed to the dealership only to find out three days later that it needs an SMG clutch position sensor (21-54--2-2-282-998 hydraulic. The part is...
  4. Just got my SMG Pump and Clutch replaced

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    So I can officially joing the busted SMG crowd, but thankfully, with the help of M5Board member YKJones I am back on the road again. I started having issues with an intermittent red or yellow cog from time to time but no noticeable change in how the car drove. Then finally the SMG pump gave up...