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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I did get a battery from Import Specialists in...

I did get a battery from Import Specialists in Springfield. They also registered and cleaned out all the bad codes. It's still got a drain. Guess I'll be going back to them to find out what it is. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I found out what a Carly is. Is there anything I...

I found out what a Carly is. Is there anything I can plug into my OBD port and register the battery with directly? Some sort of code reader that allows you to do some programing if necessary?
I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
What is "Carly"? What is a FLA? Apparently my...

What is "Carly"? What is a FLA? Apparently my source is using a battery from O'Reillys.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Yes, flooded may be acceptable but BMW specs ask...

Yes, flooded may be acceptable but BMW specs ask for AGM. Anyhow, it was not registered and it was flooded.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I have a battery tender. Last night it did fine...

I have a battery tender. Last night it did fine with the light turning green. I checked the battery and it said 12.45 volts. It charges up to 12.95 when the car is running. The charging circuit is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I've read up on the registering issue. But you're...

I've read up on the registering issue. But you're the first to mention a charging unit that is located near the battery. Without the name or part number I'm lost. The forum isn't working on a search...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
That's what I was afraid of. So a test light...

That's what I was afraid of. So a test light would be useless. I guess it's going to be a trip to the BMW guys in Springfield! Unless I can figure out another way to figure it out!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I read 14 volts going to the battery so that...

I read 14 volts going to the battery so that should charge it. The battery was working fine for 2 1/2 years and then all of a sudden...this started happening.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Registered? I guess not, because I had no idea...

Registered? I guess not, because I had no idea about that. I did find the wire that was broken on the left side wiring harness going through the tailgate area. It was a yellow wire and when I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Well I just had O'Reilly's check the battery and...

Well I just had O'Reilly's check the battery and it is OK. So I guess the first thing I need to do is see if a wire is exposed that works the tailgate solenoid. Can anyone tell me which fuse...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
The battery is 2 1/2 years old. It is a 5 year...

The battery is 2 1/2 years old. It is a 5 year MAAX from Wally world. They took it out and tested it and claim its fine. I'm going to take it to somewhere else and see what they say. Ford said the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Actually I didn't know that is how you tested it....

Actually I didn't know that is how you tested it. So if there was no drain on the system the light wouldn't light? Well it lights.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Yes, it is putting in about 14 volts.

Yes, it is putting in about 14 volts.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Comfort access

No. No comfort access.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Battery issues

I'm getting an internal battery drain error but when I check for a short by using a light on the negative cable to ground, I don't get one. So I suspect the drain isn't from a short but something...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
One of the problems I've been having is finding...

One of the problems I've been having is finding posts that relate to my problem on this forum. It has become so big and the search engine seems to put other models in the search that I don't need it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Where would the wiring be suspect at? From what I...

Where would the wiring be suspect at? From what I can tell with a flash light the solenoid is still attached to the release rod and I don't see anything loose. So maybe power isn't getting to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I manually pushed a lever inside the back of the...

I manually pushed a lever inside the back of the hatch. That releases the latch catch from the bottom pin. When I push any of the three buttons it starts to release but won't. It appears that the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
When the hatch is up look at the latch. It should...

When the hatch is up look at the latch. It should be open. If you push the latch closed with your finger so that it wouldn't hook if it went down, at that point let me know if your remote causes the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Mine simply will not unlatch. If I manually...

Mine simply will not unlatch. If I manually unlatch it and use the remote or switch on the tailgate or in the car it lifts right up and closes when I push the button on the tailgate. Something isn't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
What I found was that the mat in the back had...

What I found was that the mat in the back had gotten between the gate and the floor. And seemed to have caused the issue. When I pulled the mat out, the gate would try to lock itself down when I used...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Latch issue - 2006 520XI Wagon

Question...if you manually close the latch on the trunk/tailgate mechanism while it is open and then click the remote control will the latch release into the open position? Mine won't open and I'm...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Changed fuel filter and pump

I couldn't find it either. But I did change the filter and the pump, took it out for a spin, and it ran just fine. One thing that did happen though after changing it out is the service engine soon...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
I did and I can't find it there. CN03464 is the 7...

I did and I can't find it there. CN03464 is the 7 digits.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By ObsessedCyclist
Does anyone know how to get the plug off the...

Does anyone know how to get the plug off the pump? What is the trick? Geezzz...who designs this stuff anyhow?
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