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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By legend700
Same here. I am very disappointed to say the...

Same here. I am very disappointed to say the least. Your G3 comment was spot on. Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By legend700
That is exactly what I was looking for, instead...

That is exactly what I was looking for, instead of the mumbo-jumbo I have been getting from BMW NA when contacting them.
Also, thanks for actually commenting on my original post.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By legend700
BMW Assist renewal declined by BMW

I was just informed by BMW customer service that they are unable to renew my BMW Assist subscription which ran through Jan.28, 2016.

The reason is that my 2008 has old technology and can no longer...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By legend700
Great report OP. Below is my lab report from...

Great report OP.

Below is my lab report from yesterday pointing out that "Universal Averages for this type of engine is after about 6,100 miles on the oil". Mine is the N54 turbo engine. It had...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,076
Posted By legend700
Mine at 36K miles from N54 engine:

Mine at 36K miles from N54 engine:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By legend700
Agree. I always double check routing with at...

Agree. I always double check routing with at least two other nav. apps. Just returned from a 4 week 5,500 mile road trip to Yellowstone; had to change between East and West DVDs and got terrible...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,982
Posted By legend700
I am wondering about this too. I had the AEs...

I am wondering about this too. I had the AEs coded to be brighter and as soon as I originally read about the wiring problem I coded them back to normal.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By legend700
I have not used Tools32 yet, but I have it...

I have not used Tools32 yet, but I have it available.

The link seems to deal with deactivating key #2 and the OP ended up with active keys #1 and #3. In my case, for CA to work, I also would have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By legend700
Yes, I do, plus INPA, DIS and ISTA-D, but I don't...

Yes, I do, plus INPA, DIS and ISTA-D, but I don't know where to begin. I have coded with NCSExpert and have run diagnostics with the other programs.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By legend700
Did not know about keys No.1 and 2 only working...

Did not know about keys No.1 and 2 only working with CA. Thanks for that information. I will follow this up.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By legend700
Comfort Access not available with 2nd key fob

My wife hardly ever drives this car by herself, but uses her key fob even when I am the passenger on long road trips. Yesterday she went on a short errand and after she got out of the car and wanted...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By legend700
White = FLA Black = AGM, which is BMW's current...

White = FLA
Black = AGM, which is BMW's current replacement.
If a dealer did the replacement, you are good to go.
Otherwise you need to read up on this subject and there are dozens of informative...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,561
Posted By legend700
I just had a drain and fill performed at 50K...

I just had a drain and fill performed at 50K miles with new pan/filter and the mechatronics sleeve was replaced. Months ago I had the dealer replace the TCU (telematics) and on the bill they noted to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By legend700
BMW Assist can remotely open the car, but your...

BMW Assist can remotely open the car, but your subscription has to be active and up-to-date.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,739
Posted By legend700
I had something similar happen to me some time...

I had something similar happen to me some time ago. I was running DIS diagnostics and it had me initiate a purge process which after a couple of minutes cleared that fault. Not sure that this is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,066
Posted By legend700
Here is a link to the "official" Top Tier...

Here is a link to the "official" Top Tier listing:
http://www.toptiergas.com/retailers.html
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,066
Posted By legend700
There are only very few Chevron or Texaco...

There are only very few Chevron or Texaco stations where I live. There is a large, fairly new Shell station less than a mile away and I go there a lot and fill up with 93 Octane Shell V-power and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,066
Posted By legend700
I got it now, but does Texaco also contain...

I got it now, but does Texaco also contain Techron?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,066
Posted By legend700
@crotchrocket Good to know. In the last...

@crotchrocket
Good to know. In the last sentence I guess you meant "Texaco + Techron = Chevron"?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By legend700
Weather plays a big part in this, but also the...

Weather plays a big part in this, but also the kind of windshield washer fluid being used as well as some people using regular window cleaners on car windshields. Some rubber maintenance products...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By legend700
Some details here. Page 5 shows the 4 mapped...

Some details here. Page 5 shows the 4 mapped coolant temperature ranges.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,519
Posted By legend700
Wow, this thread goes back to 2011! I used...

Wow, this thread goes back to 2011!
I used proprietary BMW software called INPA, and hacked versions are all over the internet. A special ODB cable is needed, also readily available. Other...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,903
Posted By legend700
My 50K miles 535i is a garage queen, seldom used...

My 50K miles 535i is a garage queen, seldom used for short trips. Most miles accumulated over extended drives and long 3 to 5,000 mile road trips. Next one is planned for June to Yellowstone with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By legend700
For comparison, here is a picture of my plugs...

For comparison, here is a picture of my plugs when I replaced them at 36K miles:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,066
Posted By legend700
This is only a problem with the direct injected...

This is only a problem with the direct injected N54 engine not the one the OP has.
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