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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By ks-man
Decided to go with the Continental Extreme...

Decided to go with the Continental Extreme Contact DWS tires. Should be installed next week. Thanks for the help.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By ks-man
Question on a different tire. I just spoke to a...

Question on a different tire. I just spoke to a local shop and while he likes the Conti DWS he said the number one that he'd recommend is the Bridgestone 970s. He did mention taking a peak at tire...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By ks-man
Overdue tire replacement

I'm long overdue for replacing the tires on my 535xi. I need 225/50 r17s.

I originally just planned on replacing them with the same OEMs (Eagle RSAs) but the tire store I called recommended going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By ks-man
High pitch "beep" under hood

I have a 2008 535xi. I was in my garage today and heard a long high pitch for a few seconds than it would turn off for another 5-10 seconds and would go on again. I traced it down to my car and it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By ks-man
I'll be the first to admit that I didn't look...

I'll be the first to admit that I didn't look over any of the paperwork. It started with me going to the dealership to consider a new car and also get pricing on an extended warranty. Both the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By ks-man
AC questions with respect to extended policies

Sorry for the long post

About a month ago I purchased an extended warranty and extended maintenance for my 2008 535xi. I just passed 51k miles.

For the past week my AC hasnít been blowing cold...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,408
Posted By ks-man
Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. Should that...

Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. Should that influence my decision on the Zero Maintenance or is that more just good info to keep in mind when I take in the car for service while under warranty?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,578
Posted By ks-man
I realize this thread is 4 months old but I was...

I realize this thread is 4 months old but I was reading it and chuckling. Correct me if I'm wrong here but it sounds like the OP had a leased car and all the respondents imagined that he owned the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,408
Posted By ks-man
Following up on my old thread. I was a...

Following up on my old thread.

I was a little off on my original mileage. I just now hit 46.5k so I went to my dealership. I spoke to my original sales agent and had a nice talk with him about...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,408
Posted By ks-man
I don't believe the brakes have been done yet but...

I don't believe the brakes have been done yet but I'll have to check all the old paperwork. Do I have any grounds to "get that done" under warranty? I don't see how I can show up at the dealer and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,408
Posted By ks-man
If I end up keeping it without getting an...

If I end up keeping it without getting an extended warranty, what are some example costs for minor or major issues? If I needed a new engine or transmission, what would that cost (including labor)? ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,408
Posted By ks-man
535xi coming up on 50k miles...any advice?

I got my 2008 535xi about 3.5 years ago and I have about 47k miles on it. I am now putting between 15-16k miles a year (after about 8k for the first 1.5 years). The only issues I've had with it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,276
Posted By ks-man
So I didn't get the warning light last night on...

So I didn't get the warning light last night on my ride home from work. I can't bring it in until tomorrow. Is it common with the hpfp that I get the warning on one trip but not on the next?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,276
Posted By ks-man
So is it essentially a credit of what you paid...

So is it essentially a credit of what you paid for a new model or do they take back your car and give you the new model for free?

Either way I doubt I have much of a shot. I'm the original owner...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,276
Posted By ks-man
Currently have about 41k. What is a buyback?

Currently have about 41k. What is a buyback?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,276
Posted By ks-man
Thanks for the information. I'm far from...

Thanks for the information. I'm far from "hollering" lemon law. I'm inquiring for information here so I know what to expect. Let's face it, car dealerships are not the most honest places when it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By ks-man
Please see my post in the other thread...

Please see my post in the other thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=472205) and let me know if you have any advice. No point in posting in both places.

Thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,276
Posted By ks-man
Just got the Engine Malfunction - Reduced Power...

Just got the Engine Malfunction - Reduced Power message today. I had my HPFP replaced two years ago and I'm betting that it will need to be replaced again on my '08 535xi. I'm taking it in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By ks-man
Yeah, just found this thread...

Yeah, just found this thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=472205&highlight).

I'll focus my comments there from now on.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By ks-man
I'm familiar with it as I had mine replaced. Are...

I'm familiar with it as I had mine replaced. Are you saying there are threads of people having them replaced multiple times years apart?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By ks-man
Engine Malfunction - Reduced Power...AGAIN

Two years ago I got the dreaded Engine Malfunction-Reduced Power message. It turned out to be the Fuel Pump which was replaced and the car has been fine since. Until today. Driving into work I got...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 315,421
Posted By ks-man
What are the chances of future BMWs (and other...

What are the chances of future BMWs (and other cars) being able to use Bluetooth to read iPods and other multimedia players. That would be the ultimate for me with an iPhone. It connects to the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By ks-man
Thanks for the responses. It isn't so much...

Thanks for the responses. It isn't so much should I sell/trade it now for a 2010, but rather should I upgrade in the next 6 months or plan on keeping it for another 3-5 years. From what I have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By ks-man
Upgrade or keep my 2008 535xi?

I bought a 2008 535xi in May 07. It has about 25k miles, is completely paid off and has been well taken care of. I've read articles that trade-in-values start to decline significantly after 3 years...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By ks-man
Why wouldn't this include the 2008 5 Series? I...

Why wouldn't this include the 2008 5 Series? I thought the 3 and 5 would have the same parts for this.
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