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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,264
Posted By vbcgy
I no longer have the 528i, but the software...

I no longer have the 528i, but the software reload did completely fix the issue for me. I am sorry, but I don't remember the cost...it couldn't have been outrageous - or I would remember. :-p. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,264
Posted By vbcgy
Hi, Yes it was fixed by the dealer. They did a...

Hi,
Yes it was fixed by the dealer. They did a complete reload of the software and I never had a problem after that.
I am not sure if they only did a certain module or not, I forgot to ask. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By vbcgy
Thanks for all the advice and input. Except the...

Thanks for all the advice and input. Except the "old man" colour comment. lol

On the Nav front. For some reason finding an E60 in Canada with Nav can be like trying to locate a unicorn. Not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By vbcgy
Good point. Yes I do still have it. I will...

Good point. Yes I do still have it.
I will put that in the ad as well.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By vbcgy
Hey, thanks - yes I think it looks pretty nice as...

Hey, thanks - yes I think it looks pretty nice as well.
I am bias of course as it has been such an awesome car. To be honest...I thought that I would get a few decent responses at least.
I am...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,067
Posted By vbcgy
Insight needed - Selling my 5 Series

Hi,
I am a little perplexed at the lack of interest...i.e. 2 responses selling my 5 Series privately.
Wondering if anyone can give me some insight or ideas.

2008 528i with both premium and sport...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,315
Posted By vbcgy
This does sound like a loose connection. Have...

This does sound like a loose connection. Have you tried pulling the light harness, making sure the bulbs and connections are secure? As soon as a bulb connection is lost, it will trigger the idrive...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-13-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By vbcgy
Great pic. ;-)

Great pic. ;-)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By vbcgy
Hello, did any of you have to pay for the new...

Hello, did any of you have to pay for the new harness? Just trying to get an idea of what $$$ I am looking at?
My car is out of warranty and I have the same issue. Driver side rear light array is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,315
Posted By vbcgy
Thanks...figures there is no cheaper option. ...

Thanks...figures there is no cheaper option.

I got a reply from BMW Canada. No warranty...blah blah...won't do anything as I expected.
I guess they will wait for someone's brake lights to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,315
Posted By vbcgy
I am now joining this thread encountering the...

I am now joining this thread encountering the same problems. 08 528i no warranty left and three weeks ago one of the small bulbs burnt out and i received a quick message through iDrive. Went to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,054
Posted By vbcgy
ah, i see...i did not know. Crazy that a small...

ah, i see...i did not know.
Crazy that a small battery can cause so many headaches. Good luck on getting it replaced Honuak!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,312
Posted By vbcgy
Well...I believe there is a song "It Never Rains...

Well...I believe there is a song "It Never Rains (In Southern California)"
How many times have you had to use those wipers buddy? lol ;-p
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,054
Posted By vbcgy
Hey, There is a video posted on Bimmerfest on...

Hey,
There is a video posted on Bimmerfest on how to change the battery yourself for your type of fob.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=442784&page=2

Good luck!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,312
Posted By vbcgy
I have brand new Bosch Icons and get a horrible...

I have brand new Bosch Icons and get a horrible loud snapping sound when the wipers are on their way back down.

I have tried just about everything to get this to stop.
- cleaned the crap out...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By vbcgy
Hi, I have the same system and it goes loud...

Hi,
I have the same system and it goes loud enough to make your ears bleed. lol

I would also recommend that you check the speed volume settings and play around with the logic 7 settings.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By vbcgy
Keep in mind that upgrades will impact your...

Keep in mind that upgrades will impact your ability to resell the vehicle. Many people are extremely cautious of purchasing a used car with modifications and after market upgrades.

I think...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,015
Posted By vbcgy
I thought this may be of interest to those of you...

I thought this may be of interest to those of you using Siri. Some quick tips on some of the commands that I found useful...

MAKE A CALL
There are two commands for making a call: Call or Dial....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By vbcgy
The Garmin Nuvi 1490 fits snug into the rubber...

The Garmin Nuvi 1490 fits snug into the rubber storage indent just above the shifter. It has a nice big screen and is easy to navigate. No issue with signal strength either.
It won't budge...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,054
Posted By vbcgy
Hi, I had the exact same experience. Turned...

Hi,
I had the exact same experience. Turned out the battery in my fob was toast and needed to be replaced.

The BMW SA told me about the comfort access issue and the battery running low,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,015
Posted By vbcgy
Oh, thats really interesting. I have never...

Oh, thats really interesting. I have never plugged my phone into my car...so I didn't know that. Do you have the module that snaps into the armrest compartment or do you just plug it into a lighter...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,015
Posted By vbcgy
Interesting thread. The voice command...

Interesting thread.
The voice command recognition on my 2007 525i worked much better than my current 2008 528i. I even tried using a thick German accent! ;-p

Although, the speed of the iDrive...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,264
Posted By vbcgy
Hello, Add me to the list of occasional...

Hello,
Add me to the list of occasional clunking. 2008 528i which I bought used a year ago. The warranty has expired and I have not bothered to spend the money to investigate as it is just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By vbcgy
Need a Transmission Expert!!!!

My 2008 528i was lurching forward when at a stop (only when the engine was cold).

During a BMW repair shop investigation they determined that my transmission had a slow leak . They said this was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,610
Posted By vbcgy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYnT_W2zqEU ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYnT_W2zqEU
About 4 mins in they install on an E60. But I can tell you that from my experience they don't just snap in like that. lol Perhaps yours did...but I...
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