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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By SKEC
[Help] Engine Malf. Reduced Power after Walnut Blast & Transmission Service

I talked with the mechanic, he told me 2 options, transmission flush or drain and fill, he said at my mileage at 77k and has never had tranny service before, he recommended doing drain and fill, at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By SKEC
Thanks ingenieur, you were spot on. The...

Thanks ingenieur, you were spot on.

The mechanics came to my house today and found out that the fault code stored on my car was "0030ff turbo charger pressure too low" and found out that the hose...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By SKEC
[Help] Engine Malf. Reduced Power after Walnut Blast & Transmission Service

Hello,

I have a 2008 535i with 77000 miles, I just had an independent mechanic performed a walnut blasting service on intake valves and transmission drain and fill service. On the way home, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,388
Posted By SKEC
535i/xi (N54) With the most miles

2008 535i, 68500 miles, oil housing gasket leak fixed under CPO recently, hpfp was replaced at 30k miles, no other problems, one of the most reliable car I have driven!


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By SKEC
Engine drive belt replacement

Thank your very much for your info bimmerfan52.

I think I will change them next year at around 75k miles then as a preventative maintainence, together with my water pump and thermostat probably,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By SKEC
Engine drive belt replacement

Hello, I have a 2008 535 with 62000 miles, do I have timing chain or sepentine belt in my car? Do they last a very long time or should I change them soon?
Yesterday I did a service at a BMW dealer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,743
Posted By SKEC
I am planning to get my belt replaced also,...

I am planning to get my belt replaced also, currently at 60k miles, 08' 535, still have a year of cpo left, how much does dealer charge to replace all belts? And it doesn't covered by cpo warranty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,668
Posted By SKEC
07/08/09 335 non cpo are ok as long as u have...

07/08/09 335 non cpo are ok as long as u have done a pre purchase inspection to make sure everything with the car is ok, and look carefully at the service history of the vehicle. If u are worried u...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By SKEC
Last year June, the dealer told me to do coolant...

Last year June, the dealer told me to do coolant flush ($200), powersteering fluid flush($200), and fuel injector flush($250) for my 08' 535i. Total $650 w tax, I did it anyway coz I bought the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,547
Posted By SKEC
I am 25. And I have owned 2 cars so far. 1....

I am 25. And I have owned 2 cars so far.

1. 1995 Lexus GS300 (2007 to present)
2. 2008 BMW 535i (2011 to present)

The BMW is the best car I have driven of coz! Out of the 2 cars I own lol.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By SKEC
You probably got the steptronic transmission....

You probably got the steptronic transmission. Your car did not have the option called sports automatic transmission ($500 option) this option gives a sport button next to ur gear shifter and paddle...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,077
Posted By SKEC
Lol at the Honda accord spoofing 7 series

Lol at the Honda accord spoofing 7 series
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-27-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By SKEC
Which 5? M5? Lol

Which 5? M5? Lol
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By SKEC
Yeah, I have done spark plugs at 46k miles, I am...

Yeah, I have done spark plugs at 46k miles, I am planning on keeping the car for another 10 years, I guess i will replace the cooling system after cpo warranty is gone at around 85-90k miles or 2...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By SKEC
A complete bodykit with good paint job will cost...

A complete bodykit with good paint job will cost ~$2000 or more. It's a bimmer.. either keep it stock and save ur money for maintenance or pay more for high quality items..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By SKEC
08' 535i maintenance questions and cooling systems

Hey guys, I have a 08' 535i with 55000 trouble-free miles, did brake fluid, coolant service, power steering and oil change 4 months ago. I was reading mike miller's maintenance schedule and am going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By SKEC
Noise from suspension or shocks?

Recently when the car has passengers or have some luggages in the trunk ( increased car weight) when I get in the driver seat and seat down I can hear sound coming from the bottom of the car, sounds...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-06-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,637
Posted By SKEC
I wouldn't buy a 100k+ 2008 m3 for 28k. With...

I wouldn't buy a 100k+ 2008 m3 for 28k.

With that money I will buy a nicely equipped LCI 09' 335i with low mileage :) that u can really keep for a long time and good as a daily driving car
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By SKEC
Wow. thats alot of of pricy repair within 50k...

Wow. thats alot of of pricy repair within 50k miles ownership.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 512
Posted By SKEC
Scratched Shadowline trim

I accidently scratched the driver's shadow line door trim with a microfiber towel with dirt on it. It has a few hairline scratches. Anyone know any products and how to fix this?? Does Meguirar's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By SKEC
I had the same exact issue with the passenger...

I had the same exact issue with the passenger sideview mirror. So when i went to a dealership for regular maintenance last month, i told the SA the issue, they fixed it by reprogramming the mirror,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,416
Posted By SKEC
My dealer replaced my battery with a new one and...

My dealer replaced my battery with a new one and programmed it under new car warranty. My dealer was proactive, they checked my old battery during maintenance, and called me and said they are going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By SKEC
Do you open your sunroof often? I have never...

Do you open your sunroof often?

I have never use my sunroof at all, will seals around it wear off eventually and get the sunroof clogged? should i check it once in awhile?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By SKEC
Looks like most members drive alot more than i do...

Looks like most members drive alot more than i do lol.

Have you guys done transmission fluid and differential fluid before? and at what mileage do u guys recommend? My BMW dealer said change both...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By SKEC
Smile What are your 08' E60 mileage?

Hey guys, i am just wondering what are all your E60's mileage and what maintenance and repair work have you done?

I bought mine last year with 39k miles, now it is 49.7k miles. Replaced new...
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