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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By bmwblack55
Did mine, no problem, easy. Just get the right...

Did mine, no problem, easy. Just get the right part number from realoem then look for the part roughly $40
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By bmwblack55
Brake fluid flush

I was due for 'brake fluid' last month, but somehow my indy just changed the microfilter and forgot to do the flush. can i wait until next oil change or should I GO NOW. I have 129000 miles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,300
Posted By bmwblack55
Long cranking at start persists even after...

Long cranking at start persists even after 130000 miles, still no light. Car about to 'knock' but suddenly starts. Just to refresh the topic. Happens when car is 'hot' and sitting for about 40-90...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By bmwblack55
I agree, i reported that too like what tX550...

I agree, i reported that too like what tX550 suggest
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By bmwblack55
Cabin not cold enough on low outside temp anymore

Recently We have outside temps like low 70s. Didn't change my air settings. I always keep it on automatic at 68. But somehow not cold enough. If it is hot outside like 80-90 it works fine. Is it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By bmwblack55
IT SHOULD BE A RECALL AS IT IS FIRE HAZARD AND...

IT SHOULD BE A RECALL AS IT IS FIRE HAZARD AND YOUR HEADLIGHT CAN CERTAINLY QUIT WORKING WHILE DRIVING WHICH IS A SAFETY ISSUE. Please open NHTSA complaint in detail
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By bmwblack55
Please report it NHTSA , i did too. Hope they...

Please report it NHTSA , i did too. Hope they will open recall
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By bmwblack55
What kind, how much., was it a diy

What kind, how much., was it a diy
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,406
Posted By bmwblack55
had my battery replaced 3 yrs by indy. No...

had my battery replaced 3 yrs by indy. No registration. No problem at all
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By bmwblack55
Happened to angel light twice but came right back...

Happened to angel light twice but came right back after wires manipulation. Low beam out once Indy changed the bulb once. I turned off the 'drl' as it might pulling current all the time to lessen the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By bmwblack55
I had the same issue. Called BMWNA they told me...

I had the same issue. Called BMWNA they told me to open complaint with NHTSA which i just did. I told them it is a safety issue. Lets see what happens, hoping to have a recall
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By bmwblack55
Indy charged me $170 ($50 parts + $10 coolant+...

Indy charged me $170 ($50 parts + $10 coolant+ labor), told me he had to bleed the coolant first and flush it too. Could have done it myself too. Thanks for the detailed procedure pcy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By bmwblack55
Mine always on hot never on cold start

Mine always on hot never on cold start
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By bmwblack55
Sorry wrong thread

Sorry wrong thread
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By bmwblack55
Mine is always on hot never on cold start

Mine is always on hot never on cold start
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By bmwblack55
I agree with banglenot, even my non hpfp car does...

I agree with banglenot, even my non hpfp car does long cranks. Used to hate it , now after 120000 miles (used to it now, never thru codes or engine light. Think it is a german thing
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By bmwblack55
Yes, the top of the radiator one

Yes, the top of the radiator one
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By bmwblack55
Coolant hose leak

Went to indy for 'parking lamp/angel eye' bulb out. Found coolant leak and told to replace 'coolant hose', is it a known issue, cost, dyi etc. any opinion appreciated. Had to top up coolant 2 weeks...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By bmwblack55
Where you had it done, cost?

Where you had it done, cost?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By bmwblack55
Just to refresh the topic, i heard wires melt as...

Just to refresh the topic, i heard wires melt as these are 'biodegradable'. For now I stopped using Drl. I heard same thing happening to rear lights for which there is a recall. Don't we have to open...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By bmwblack55
Belt squeeling early morning start

Belt squeel coming from hood but only in early morning start in cold temp 30-40 F , last for may be 10 sec. miles 120000. Is it time to change belt or pulley of some sort. Belt looks good and tight
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,780
Posted By bmwblack55
2008 528i 118000

2008 528i 118000
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By bmwblack55
Not waking up sometimes

Just wondering what it could be, after pressing the key remote to open car, sometime car does not wake up i.e. No parking lights , back lights etc
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By bmwblack55
I had my battery replaced at indy at 55000. No...

I had my battery replaced at indy at 55000. No registration was done. He told me it was a non agm(old style) battery. Took him 15 minutes. Now my car clocked at 116000 today. It is like your car 2008...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 860
Posted By bmwblack55
Just had mine replaced 750 +150(labor), samething...

Just had mine replaced 750 +150(labor), samething happened , it was aux fan. Pump was fine . @116000
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