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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-18-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,264
Posted By Blk530
I've been running Pilot Sport A/S tires on my 530...

I've been running Pilot Sport A/S tires on my 530 for about a year now and they've been great. Have about 15k miles on them, and it looks like I can get 40k miles out of them altogether. They...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 34,049
Posted By Blk530
Your car should run fine without registering it. ...

Your car should run fine without registering it. But from what I've learned, our cars employ a smart charging scheme tailored for an absorbed glass-mat (AGM) battery. It varies the charging rate...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,772
Posted By Blk530
You're right, I think the active steering fault...

You're right, I think the active steering fault took a little while to disappear. Battery was properly registered (I know there is debate whether you need to or not, but I decided to do it because...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,772
Posted By Blk530
Active steering should automatically initialize...

Active steering should automatically initialize when you turn on the car. I had the "active steering malfunction" message right before I replaced the battery (along with a bunch of other messages). ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,964
Posted By Blk530
I had this same issue last year right before my...

I had this same issue last year right before my battery died. I even had a transmission fault reported, and my iDrive screen started blinking. Once I got the battery replaced, all warning messages...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By Blk530
You can find the detailed instructions in the...

You can find the detailed instructions in the below thread. I've successfully followed these instructions to reset my service messages. Hope this helps.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 23,599
Posted By Blk530
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,776
Posted By Blk530
1982 Ford F100 1987 Nissan Sentra XE 1986...

1982 Ford F100
1987 Nissan Sentra XE
1986 Ford Bronco XLT
2000 Ford Mustang GT
2001 Honda Accord EX
2002 Ford Explorer XLT
2002 BMW X5 <-- wife's current car
2004 BMW 530i <-- my current car
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Blk530
I'll send you a PM as I can't upload it here due...

I'll send you a PM as I can't upload it here due to its size.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Blk530
35K on my 2004 530i, no problems.

35K on my 2004 530i, no problems.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-11-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Blk530
New Member...

Hello all!

Just picked up a Sapphire Black 2004 530i Sport/Premium Pkg. This site was extremely helpful during my research phase. It's our 2nd BMW as we also have a 2002 X5 4.4i that we...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By Blk530
Congrats! Yes, please post pics. I, too, need...

Congrats! Yes, please post pics. I, too, need to swap out the TCU, but I've been putting it off.

Where did you end up purchasing your car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Blk530
bmwusa.com says that the offer is good up until...

bmwusa.com says that the offer is good up until 7/31/07 at participating dealers. Link below.

http://www.bmwusa.com/cpo/specialoffers

My dealership said that they would run that special up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By Blk530
I'm in the DFW area and I just purchased a 2004...

I'm in the DFW area and I just purchased a 2004 530i CPO. It had 30K miles, sport, premium, Logic7, cold weather pkg, and 6-disc changer to name a few options. Got about $4k off list price.
...
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