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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By ZeroDfx
Does "intermittent acceleration issue" mean the...

Does "intermittent acceleration issue" mean the car is accelerating when you don't ask it to, or it is NOT accelerating when you ask it to? I'm unclear as to what the problem is here?
As a new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By ZeroDfx
So if I'm understanding the headlight...

So if I'm understanding the headlight conversation correctly, he cannot simply replace the lens housing? He has to obtain an entire new headlight unit with all the electronics inside it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By ZeroDfx
I filled the tank this weekend and drove it 25...

I filled the tank this weekend and drove it 25 miles home; left it in the garage and came out to a slight smell of gas also next morning. It's also been in the high 90's here, and I didn't over-fill...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By ZeroDfx
I'm having a hard time imagining what could have...

I'm having a hard time imagining what could have required updating to allow it to run properly. I could understand some type of optional "system upgrade" that would allow or introduce new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By ZeroDfx
You may want to look at limiting the kid before...

You may want to look at limiting the kid before you limit the car. A kid without driving privileges can't damage any car, regardless of performance capabilities.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By ZeroDfx
I completely blew out a Toyo Proxe this spring...

I completely blew out a Toyo Proxe this spring after hitting a pot-hole at speed; I replaced it and the other side tire with a pair of A/S 3's. The TPM kept telling me the pressure was down in one...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By ZeroDfx
Thank you! It's the first picture in the screen...

Thank you! It's the first picture in the screen shot; so it's telling me the key needs charging.

Since I've already been driving with it in the ignition a few times with just that purpose in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By ZeroDfx
New Dashboard Symbol

I have recently started using a secondary key fob that came when I purchased the car, and it has worked fine both when inserted into the ignition and when simply in the car in my pocket.
The last...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By ZeroDfx
Now that you have discovered it was the Satellite...

Now that you have discovered it was the Satellite module, what functionality is permanently lost, in spite of the fact that you have gotten your sound back. What is the Satellite module controlling?...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By ZeroDfx
I've been wondering how things went for you with...

I've been wondering how things went for you with this; sorry to hear the new disks did not work as they did for me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By ZeroDfx
I had a similar issue in my 2008 550 which I...

I had a similar issue in my 2008 550 which I purchased used from a private party. The iDrive seemed to constantly recycle each time I tried to use a feature, particularly the Nav set up.
I was able...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By ZeroDfx
Had similar experience with missing front...

Had similar experience with missing front tow-hook cover on mine: came out of store and suddenly missing! Turns out it's a $35 dealer part primed but unfinished; then you need to get the spray paint...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By ZeroDfx
Actually you touched on my biggest fear in this...

Actually you touched on my biggest fear in this process: removing and reinstalling the collar. Yesterday when I filled up the tank, I could smell that I had a leak, so I obviously did not get the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By ZeroDfx
It actually went pretty smoothly based upon...

It actually went pretty smoothly based upon reading through the DIY procedure to know what to expect.
I pulled the fuses for the fuel pumps and was pleasantly surprised how little pressure remained...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By ZeroDfx
Thanks for sharing your views; I appreciate the...

Thanks for sharing your views; I appreciate the perspectives.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By ZeroDfx
I'm not concerned about the gas itself; I'm...

I'm not concerned about the gas itself; I'm concerned about the "back-flow" taking dirt that has been collected in the filter and sending it back into the tank. I'm wanting the new filter to start...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By ZeroDfx
R&R 550 Fuel Filter/Pump Procedure

I'm about to R&R the fuel filter/pump on my 2008 550i within the next week I have read the 5Series.net procedure to R&R the fuel filter/pump, and it would seem there is no way to avoid the old fuel...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By ZeroDfx
I recently switched from driving a 6-spd BMW 540i...

I recently switched from driving a 6-spd BMW 540i for 15 years to the 6-spd 2008 550i and for me it was a quantum leap forward in terms of technology and comfort, without sacrificing the sporty...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By ZeroDfx
I suggest you get in touch with member...

I suggest you get in touch with member DennisCooper! who is in London and specializes in audio; he will likely know immediately what your options are. Dennis posts on the E39 forum.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By ZeroDfx
How simple/complicated was this installation? I...

How simple/complicated was this installation? I would imagine there was a lot of under-hood wiring and connections that needed to be made? Did you do it yourself or have it installed by others?
TIA
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By ZeroDfx
I just R&R'd mine at 80k and don't regret it. ...

I just R&R'd mine at 80k and don't regret it. The old ones were in reasonable shape and the wells were dry, but the idle and acceleration was noticeably improved after the change; not by quantum...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By ZeroDfx
Fresh Start for 2016

I sold my E39 540i this past November and picked up a 2008 550i with about 77,250 miles on it; so I knew I was soon approaching the 80k Inspection II. I printed out the Inspection II checklist &...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By ZeroDfx
Your memory was correct: after trying and...

Your memory was correct: after trying and testing a few possibilities, it was the Green/Yellow wire in the mirror harness that did the trick. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By ZeroDfx
No problem; I believe my question was ultimately...

No problem; I believe my question was ultimately answered.
Thanks to each of you for that.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By ZeroDfx
Both of those are switched; do they receive...

Both of those are switched; do they receive constant "on" when the car is running?
Which color wire exactly in those bundles is the one you are referring me to that gets constant power?
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