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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,432
Posted By gcollins
Just had my water pump replaced...this was #...

Just had my water pump replaced...this was # 2....first one left me stranded on the side of the highway headed from baton rouge back to Atlanta at 47K miles. Fortunately, the 2nd one, I noticed...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By gcollins
Carbon buildup is my issue....SA indicates...

Carbon buildup is my issue....SA indicates covered under CPO, however, has to get approval from BMW NA with a pic before proceeding. Fingers crossed it will be covered. :angel:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By gcollins
I am actually at BMW dealer for the same problem...

I am actually at BMW dealer for the same problem (amongst a few others). I have CPO and am hoping that whatever it is, it's covered. I'll let you know what I'm told. I have a 2008 535i with 86K.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By gcollins
I'd like to know the outcome of this as I have a...

I'd like to know the outcome of this as I have a 08 535i with 82K on it and am starting to hear the exact same thing. Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,813
Posted By gcollins
I had the same problem...vaccum hoses were...

I had the same problem...vaccum hoses were leaking - I could tell I had a loss of power (not like when HPFP goes out...just a lag). Not covered under CPO warranty (it doesn't covers hoses or belts)....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,059
Posted By gcollins
Hey Everyone, Just an update that my adapter...

Hey Everyone,

Just an update that my adapter delivered today and it works just fine with the split cable from BMW. All songs upload into iDrive, etc just like it used to work with my iPhone 4.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,059
Posted By gcollins
Mine just shipped as of last night and is...

Mine just shipped as of last night and is scheduled to deliver next Tuesday. I, myself, am curious to see if this will work. I'll let everyone know what I find out as soon as I try it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,831
Posted By gcollins
I had the same problem at about 47K and it turned...

I had the same problem at about 47K and it turned out to be the electric water pump....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,858
Posted By gcollins
I had the same problem and turned out to be an...

I had the same problem and turned out to be an injector. It did take them about a week working with BMW NA to figure out the problem. They replaced the injector and all was fine....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,517
Posted By gcollins
The last time I had my rear tires replaced (about...

The last time I had my rear tires replaced (about 6 months ago), about two days later got the same problem. Took it into BMW thinking my extended warranty would cover it, however, it didn't. He...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,737
Posted By gcollins
I've used mine....on more than one occasion so...

I've used mine....on more than one occasion so far....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By gcollins
Sounds like the electric water pump went...

Sounds like the electric water pump went out...mine went out at 45K miles and had the exact same behavior as yours....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By gcollins
I had that issue and it turned out to be two...

I had that issue and it turned out to be two injectors had gone out and had to be replaced...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By gcollins
You only pay deductible.....I just had my car in...

You only pay deductible.....I just had my car in for a check engine light, missing during acceleration, etc. and it took them 3 days to figure out what was wrong (ignition coils, etc etc). They...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By gcollins
Try ejecting your NAV DVD and reinserting it. ...

Try ejecting your NAV DVD and reinserting it. That has solved mine in the past....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By gcollins
535i Cutting Out?

Hi Everyone,

Happy New Year. I have a 2008 535i with 58K on the odo. Recently, when I accelerate it appears to be cutting out/missing. The RPM's go up but the car is not responding according to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,808
Posted By gcollins
ahhh..yes that could be the issue....I have 2008...

ahhh..yes that could be the issue....I have 2008 535i....and I do not have the 4Gs.....I do have ios 5 though...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,808
Posted By gcollins
I haven't had any problems with my iphone 4 and...

I haven't had any problems with my iphone 4 and ios 5.0....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By gcollins
I agree...this is bullshyt in my opinion. This...

I agree...this is bullshyt in my opinion. This is what we all fear when we take our car in. They were cold busted and I would definitely be speaking with the service manager immediately. Someone...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,994
Posted By gcollins
Mine were changed at 43K under free maintenance. ...

Mine were changed at 43K under free maintenance. Was told by my SA that the plugs should be changed every 45K miles. I have a 2008 535i...not sure if it is model specific?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,788
Posted By gcollins
It's very interesting how the different dealers...

It's very interesting how the different dealers charge amounts all over the board for the same service. I just had my battery replaced at 56K miles on my 2008 535i and it was $352.99 total for parts...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By gcollins
I purchased the extended warranty (albeit it was...

I purchased the extended warranty (albeit it was about $1500 less than your quoted amount for Platinum) and so far, I have used almost $2000 worth of it based on the following repairs:

Check...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,139
Posted By gcollins
OMG Horrible...and of course ZERO bids....

OMG Horrible...and of course ZERO bids....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By gcollins
Hey there - Yes, I am well aware of them. I've...

Hey there - Yes, I am well aware of them. I've bought three cars from them in the past, all BMW's. My sister worked there for about 10-15 years and the owner is a super nice guy that definitely...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,019
Posted By gcollins
I have a friend with a 2005 A4 and he is...

I have a friend with a 2005 A4 and he is constantly in the shop with it.....and like the other poster said, everytime it's like 2K to 3K worth of repairs. He's trying to get rid of it but can't keep...
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