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  1. E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Hey all, I just finished up an S85 starter replacement on a 2008 M6 at my shop. There's not a ton of info on the job and since BMW took down newtis.info, I figured I'd post some info on it here. The starter itself is not terribly expensive, it's around $180 or so for a new Valeo unit— that's...
  2. E34 M5 Discussion
    have a 1993 e34, 2.5 v6, 250k sometimes starts, sometimes does not. Had a low battery for a wile, replaced it for a new, it did not start. I can hear a click behind the driver seat, where rele is, but no crank. Today started to set up for a starter removal, thought, let me start it, just in...
  3. E39 M5 and E52 Z8 Discussion
    Did some searching on "start up squeal" and "starter squeal" and the discussions were inconclusive. I'm at about 67k miles, and sometimes I hear a squeal at start up. Not tied to cold starts, either. It's a more mechanical squeal sound, vs. just a belt screech, and seems to coincide with what...
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