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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By bmw520
Thanks for that aber57 checked it out but...

Thanks for that aber57 checked it out but unfortunately they do not list the 523i so I selected 525 and again they don't stock it. They mentioned the possibility of special ordering the part(bypass...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By bmw520
Thank you for that bimmerfan52 . I take it from...

Thank you for that bimmerfan52 . I take it from your location your windscreen wipers wouldn't be getting as much use as mine and your ac would be on over drive. I'm surprised my wiper arm motors...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By bmw520
Well I went off and googled but no luck on the...

Well I went off and googled but no luck on the dummy pulley. Anybody with Info On the specs of the belt width threads etc might try to get shorter belt if I have that Info.
again thanks in advance....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By bmw520
Thank you l1tech for your response/help.

Thank you l1tech for your response/help.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By bmw520
shortening the serpentine belt?.

BMW 523i auto steptronic 2006 with 120k miles approx RHD.

Just wondering if it's possible to get a shorter serpentine belt to omit using the AC pump. My AC pump is making the all familiar bearings...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By bmw520
Went to the stealers today and of course he...

Went to the stealers today and of course he immediately wrote off the Bluetooth module. Asked for quote for Repair. Waiting on email. He said around 600.00 for a new module plus before any...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By bmw520
bluetooth module fibre optic problem

BMW E60 523I auto/Tiptronic 2006 RHD with 60K Miles on a December 2009 engine with 120K miles On the car.

idrive worked intermittently for past couple of weeks. Radio on and off by itself. Idrive...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By bmw520
Question sound from engine between 4000-5500

E60 BMW 523I 2.5litre RHD 2006

When under hard acceleration in any drive mode the sound that I hear starts at 4000rpm and continues up to approximately 5500. When beyond 5500 no noise and the same...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,375
Posted By bmw520
Thanks for all your info oceanexpress. Turned out...

Thanks for all your info oceanexpress. Turned out to be my radiator also.over 400 Euro just for part. Thanks again for all the input.:)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By bmw520
battery drain issue solved

Sitting in watching some tv when the car alarm goes off, go to the window and yep my car my car alarm but the flashers werent flashing? Went out to my car tried to get in and turn off the alarm using...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By bmw520
Question Car workshop manual/parts online

Hi guys I am looking for a workshop manual for my car, BMW 523i RHD petrol auto/step 2006 registration. All I keep coming across online are diesel model manuals. If anyone knows where and how to buy...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By bmw520
Three questions.

Q1. What are ye paying for gas / petrol at the moment?

Here we are currently paying 1.48 - 1.52 per litre
works out @ 3.78541 litres=1 U.S. gallon.
$7.76 per...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,375
Posted By bmw520
Ooops never updated my garage

sorry forgot to mention that the E60 is a 2006 model E60 2.5l with 82k miles on it and only 18k on the november 2009 engine.:thumbup:

thanks for the replies guys happy happy motoring:drive:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,375
Posted By bmw520
coolant leak E60 523i

hi guys coolant light coming on for the third time in 6-8 weeks. topped it up and was fine for awhile but now noticed pooling on the ground under where the car was parked up after i move off .i ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By bmw520
just an update for anyone who has had similar...

just an update for anyone who has had similar issues concerning the deleting of on screen phone contacts in there E60.
For me even though I deleted certain entries I no longer required from the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By bmw520
Question Deleting Entries (Part II The Solution)

Anyone know how to delete the entries you no longer require from the cars on screen phone book. I have deleted them from my phone ( Nokia E63) but they still come up on screen every time the phone...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,299
Posted By bmw520
I had exact same problem with my2006 523i RHD . I...

I had exact same problem with my2006 523i RHD . I went to the dealers where i purchased the car from and they first said that the distance seems ok, i told them i had an e39 prior to this and i could...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,563
Posted By bmw520
it is as it says as the hour approaches you will...

it is as it says as the hour approaches you will hear if you have it turned on via the idrive four beeps ( beep beep beep beeeep). if you listen to the news on the hour it helps to remind you to turn...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,563
Posted By bmw520
its the hourly reminder . you can turn it on/ off...

its the hourly reminder . you can turn it on/ off via iDrive. hope that helps. yours 523i.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By bmw520
severe squeaking 523i

( 06 523i RHD 65k miles) driving my car yesterday with the radio off for a change and heard squeaking noises . so i opened the passenger window(RHD) and OMG the squeaking that i could hear as i...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By bmw520
BMW 523i FLOOD DAMAGE FINAL REPORT

my car - BMW 523i auto/tip.2006.

It has been about four weeks now since my car got damaged in the floods that hit Ireland. long story short it needed a new engine . at a cost of 15,000. I had...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By bmw520
bmw523 flood damage update

Hi guys
I recently posted that my 2006 523i (which I only have since april of this year) got caught in the floods in ireland last friday. The car has now been seen by garage and the news is not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By bmw520
hi guys managed to get back to my car today i...

hi guys managed to get back to my car today i really am close to tears on this one had a better look at the car. front end damage fogs gone lower grill gone water resting on the sump gaurds oh man....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By bmw520
caught in a flood help

got caught in flood water car wont start any help appriciated. 2006 523i auto. any things to check what could be damaged already getting fog light warning and brakes worn warnings just got the car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By bmw520
cd problem/range of the keys operation?

hi guys ex e39er new e60er
my problem is that on odd occasions my cd player malfunctions. when i unlock the car the unit makes a what i can only say is a type of repetitive ticking/clacking sound...
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