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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
2 days in and everything is feeling smooth. I...

2 days in and everything is feeling smooth. I have been using the manual mode a lot, and it is as smooth as silk. So I will go back again to the mechanic this Saturday, only to say thanks this time....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Is there a chance that my gear box starts from...

Is there a chance that my gear box starts from 2nd usually ? By the look of things, it looks likely to me.

EDIT: I stopped and started many times and the car goes back to 2nd gear.
However, I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
526826 After a quick wash tonight....

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After a quick wash tonight. [emoji106]

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
So I got my car back today, amd went for a drive....

So I got my car back today, amd went for a drive. I drove at various speeds, using all automatic, sports and manual modes.

It feels good. Although I felt a jerk, when I park my car stationary, and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By bym007
You can use Carly for BMW for turning off error...

You can use Carly for BMW for turning off error codes as well. I did the same with my registration plate bulbs. No errors anymore!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
The ZF Clutch plate kit 526485 ...

The ZF Clutch plate kit

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
He told me once we put it back together tomorrow,...

He told me once we put it back together tomorrow, its good to go for another 100,000km. As good as it gets for a rebuilt.

As I said the guy gives me a lot of confidence, specially as he has been...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
He is very confident. Tapatalkin' from my...

He is very confident.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
The repair bill will be about $1000 inc. parts...

The repair bill will be about $1000 inc. parts and labor.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
So it seems like we need to replace the clutch...

So it seems like we need to replace the clutch plates, gasket, oil and filter.

This will be put back together after the detailed cleanup.

The Indy is very experienced in these kind of jobs and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Clutch plates are scuffed on the edges :-/ ...

Clutch plates are scuffed on the edges :-/

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Valve body dipped in diesel. 526392 ...

Valve body dipped in diesel.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Yesterday the tranny was removed, and its...

Yesterday the tranny was removed, and its internal opened up for cleanup.

After cleanup..

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
526388 Tapatalkin' from my Sony Xperia Z3...

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
So two days back, my car got lifted and oil...

So two days back, my car got lifted and oil drained. Its not looking pretty.





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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
I will have the tranny inspected tomorrow. The...

I will have the tranny inspected tomorrow. The car is currently in queue at the workshop :-(

If we get the existing tranny rebuilt, is there still any need for reprogramming it ?

Programming...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
An E60 5er is not as common as 7ers here. Loads...

An E60 5er is not as common as 7ers here. Loads of E38s, E65 etc here, as Saudi Sheikhs prefer to go all out, and consider 5ers to be the lesser variety... :thumbdwn: Although, I am beginning to see...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Its ok. Also forgot to add that the tranny went...

Its ok. Also forgot to add that the tranny went into limp mode almost immediately, so I am sure it has water still lurking inside.


What tranny repair kit is available out there ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
After some thoughts and a short drive of about...

After some thoughts and a short drive of about 20kms, I have decided to take the girl back to a ZF qualified shop. I have spoken to the tech, and he is ex BMW dealer supervisor and trainer, and comes...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Today was a good and bad start (Its early morning...

Today was a good and bad start (Its early morning here).

Bad because, the mechanic without my permission filled new transmission oil, coolant water and installed filter. Even though I haf asked...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Thanks for painting such a grim picture. I...

Thanks for painting such a grim picture.

I did check the oil in the engine from the dipstick. But in hindsight, I should habe checked it by draining the oil from underbelly. I am due for an oil...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
I am not DIYing this. Its with a Indy. Sadly,...

I am not DIYing this. Its with a Indy. Sadly, there are not many ZF qualified shops around.

So I am going to shop around tomorrow, if I can find a more qualified technician.

Tapatalkin' from my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Also, should the coolant system be cleaned using...

Also, should the coolant system be cleaned using water or perhaps a mixture of water and kerosin/petrol as I read somewhere ?

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
Thing is I realized the mixup within 2-3 days of...

Thing is I realized the mixup within 2-3 days of it potentially happening. Was that too late ?

I might have driven about 200kms or.so over those days.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,788
Posted By bym007
So is it better to remove the transmission and...

So is it better to remove the transmission and clean it manually with petrol for example ?

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