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  1. It seems that some cam covers are not using the middle bracket though there usually are all three.
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    Red Dot warning

    Cluster and LCM has to match VIN and mileage otherwise that tamper dot comes on. So likely either cluster or LCM has been changed and coding not done properly. With proper diagnostics you can check the VIN and mileage on both modules so you know which one was changed.
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    Charge-air pressure problems

    That code is for boost pressure sensor on the intake manifold. "Ladedruck Istwert" = "boost pressure actual value" and that is logged on both cases below 500 mbar being way below static atmospheric pressure which is not plausible.
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    instrument cluster replace

    Get the pixels fixed on your original cluster. That's the easiest and best solution.
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    ZF Gearbox

    My point was why bother with a remap if you are concerned about the gearbox as the stock map has maxed the limit nearly thru the rev band anyways.
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    ZF Gearbox

    If you look at the power curve with stock map there is not much a tuner can do if you are concerned about the gearbox torque limit. In 530d there is more than 400 Nm torque even at 4000 RPM (peak power).
  7. Main thermostat, EGR thermostat and auto gearbox heat exchanger.
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    530d and 525d guys..... ever done your chains?

    The later M57N2 engines (530d 5/2005->, 535d 3/2007->) are more prone to chain failures compared to earlier M57 and M57N engines but nothing like the N47 (and N57) engines.
  9. No point as you won't gain anything. The original filter won't be a restricting factor even on M57N engine (exactly same filter setup) tuned upto 400 hp.
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    530d and 525d guys..... ever done your chains?

    The chain on N-series engines is much lighter. It's like a bicycle chain compared to M57 proper timing chain. One factor is also the high pressure pump driven by the lower chain. On M57 it's a 3 piston CP1 or on M57N 3 piston CP3. N47 uses 1 piston CP 4.1 and N57 2 piston CP4.2. The load produced by the pump is much more oscillating/vibrating compared to older ones. All this because every part of the engine is optimised to lower CO2 emissions not the endurance of the engine. .
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    530d and 525d guys..... ever done your chains?

    I'm currently running my 530d with 400t km and I have no plans to renew the timing even though I usually love preventative maintenance. From what I have read I could start thinking about it after 300k miles.
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    Is there a spcial trick

    Virtually impossible to install the housing correctly under the plastic coming from the windshield.
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    Bottom Pulley

    BMW original part or if you go after market I would probably take one made by Corteco.
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    BMW e61 530d lci

    Check the vehicle specs with VIN. It will tell if you have those equipment on your vehicle. https://www.mdecoder.com/
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    Is there a spcial trick

    First locate the outer edge of the cowl under the plastic coming from the wind shield. Locate the pipe on the firewall and partially rotate it in place. Then lift the cowl inner edge slightly, position the lower seam of the connection and rotate the pipe fully in place while lowering the cowl.
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