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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Update. Well I made it 12,000 miles before the...

Update. Well I made it 12,000 miles before the low coolant light came back on Yesterday. Also oil level at minimum two days ago, low coolant light yesterday, and a strange smell when I am running the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
I bought the Route 66 extended warranty in...

I bought the Route 66 extended warranty in December of 2015. The guy said that the head gasket is a long term issue that could not have failed in that short time, therefore it must have been...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Hey guys, here is an update on this situation. So...

Hey guys, here is an update on this situation. So my indy replaced the head gasket for around 4200. Also replaced a turbo that Route 66 did pay for. Route 66 denied head gasket claim because they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Thanks f driller. It is auto. Couple of you guys...

Thanks f driller. It is auto. Couple of you guys have said same thing about over heating the fail safe on car, that was what my new independent said as well, he said very difficult to overheat. I am...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Okay great thanks I will make sure he re-tests...

Okay great thanks I will make sure he re-tests and let you guys know what he says. It's funny when I spoke with independent guy(referred from guys on bimmerfest) he was asking similar questions,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
I'm gonna bring it to independent shop early next...

I'm gonna bring it to independent shop early next week to get a second opinion. I will let you guys know what happens. Thanks for the help.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Thanks. It seems like the Bmw dealer numbers are...

Thanks. It seems like the Bmw dealer numbers are way high. I just talked to warranty company and I'm going to have it towed to an independent and have them diagnose and submit claim. Seems like...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Thanks guys. I will ask about tests. Ya I would...

Thanks guys. I will ask about tests. Ya I would feel a lot better if it was closer to 5k risk for the repair. I will call some indys and get a quote from them.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Good point Bill. Thanks. I'll do some research...

Good point Bill. Thanks. I'll do some research on that.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Bmw said they visibly saw leak from gasket,...

Bmw said they visibly saw leak from gasket, somewhat surprising that nobody else saw that but maybe the others figured water pump and expansion tank most probable or something.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Thanks for reply. I will call and find out how...

Thanks for reply. I will call and find out how they diagnosed head gasket leaking. I told them I replaced water pump and expansion tank ten days ago. The warranty guy said that when my Indy put in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Larrybird33
Help with decision to tear down engine? Head gasket, new cylinder head? Or get new

Hi guys, I need some opinions on what I should do. I have an 2008 e60 535xi with about 99,000 miles. Last February my expansion tank emptied out all the coolant. I stopped car immediately and has it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Larrybird33
Okay great. I will look into all of the above....

Okay great. I will look into all of the above. Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Larrybird33
The car finally gave me a code for engine misfire...

The car finally gave me a code for engine misfire on cylinder 2. I was about 50 miles from home, so I had to drive home about 45 mph on I-95. My independent replaced the coil and also replaced the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Larrybird33
Great info. Thanks guys. Bushings were replaced,...

Great info. Thanks guys. Bushings were replaced, that was my first guess. Bluecanary sounds like you had very similar symptoms. I will look into coils.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Larrybird33
Okay thanks, my mechanic said no codes, I was...

Okay thanks, my mechanic said no codes, I was wondering about ignition coils, I will look into that.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Larrybird33
Help diagnosing engine sluggish under load

Hi guys, I have an 2008 535 xi with 91,000 on it. Something isn't quite right on acceleration and I can feel a very slight vibration under load. Then when I get up around 80mph it is very...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Larrybird33
No,sorry, I don't know anyone who will install...

No,sorry, I don't know anyone who will install it. But I just did it on my 2008 535 from bimmertech. I love it. My car doesn't have the fold down seats either. It was definitely much more difficult...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Larrybird33
Who did you buy camera from? Bimmertech?

Who did you buy camera from? Bimmertech?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By Larrybird33
Water pump failure, engine shut down on ramp very dangerous

Legend, battery is brand new. Two months old, so I'm assuming the battery is fine.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By Larrybird33
Water pump failure, engine shut down on ramp very dangerous

No symptoms before.The car was driving great all the way from Philadelphia to DC. Great replies to this post,as usual, so thanks to everyone. I love the car, so I'm happy the computer protects the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By Larrybird33
Water pump failure, engine shut down on ramp very dangerous

I was driving from Philly to DC two days ago, I was 1 mile from my house and got the engine overheating message, then ten seconds later the engine shut down. I had no ability to move the car and I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By Larrybird33
Love my 2008 535xi

Just want to post a positive message because sometimes people don't post good news. I love my 2008 535xi that I bought CPO for my first BMW. The engine is incredible and I have no interest in looking...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By Larrybird33
Thanks for the info guys I'll check it out.

Thanks for the info guys I'll check it out.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By Larrybird33
Northern Virginia best independent shop

Can people suggest a good independent BMW shop in northern Virginia/DC metro area? Thanks.
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