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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Did you have the tires thoroughly inspected, not...

Did you have the tires thoroughly inspected, not just balanced? Sometimes the tread can wear unevenly and cause vibrations.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I can't remember where the posts are, but there...

I can't remember where the posts are, but there are lots of them and its relatively easy to clear the lines by blowing compressed air through them, I ask my dealer to do this for me though.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Not sure if it's the same, but my hydrolic pump...

Not sure if it's the same, but my hydrolic pump went out this winter ('08 w/ about 75kmiles) - my dealer quoted $3k for new one. I just open manually if I have to and use the window hatch most of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By tmcd535ixt
AC - My dealer quoted $3000+ to replace the...

AC - My dealer quoted $3000+ to replace the pump...I need to decide whether to tackle this myself, or perhaps install non-motorized struts which I hear is possible and just have it be manual.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Kerriefl: Please let me know if you come up with...

Kerriefl: Please let me know if you come up with a solution, mine has been slowly getting worse all winter, now doesn't want to work at all, up or down. You can hear it trying, it just doesn't want...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,047
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I consistently get a TPM Malfunction after...

I consistently get a TPM Malfunction after parking overnight in very cold, always garaged so thankfully is this only happens once or twice a year. The bother is that it dings at me about once every...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Agree completely on the JB4 or some type of tune...

Agree completely on the JB4 or some type of tune that really wakes the car up. It's completely addicting to drive. I must say I have always regretting not getting a manual though. About 75k on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 135,867
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Wallace, Ouch! Sorry to hear it's so expensive. ...

Wallace, Ouch! Sorry to hear it's so expensive. Do you have homeowners insurance? Since it happened in your driveway you may be able to file a claim there. By the way, when this happened to me,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I'm not sure about the wheels/tires, but Yes to...

I'm not sure about the wheels/tires, but Yes to 3-5. You may also want to check out: http://forums.5series.net/e61-touring-discussion-4/ this site is also a great resource for us wagon owners and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,634
Posted By tmcd535ixt
The HUD is very handy in some circumstances, I...

The HUD is very handy in some circumstances, I also believe it requires a new windshield. I find the night vision to be pretty useless and more distracting than anything. My kids get a kick out of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Cold weather does it for me too, ususally can...

Cold weather does it for me too, ususally can reset and it's fine. Also, they can look okay but still be down 5lb or so, a good tire pressure guage is a good thing to keep handy.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,551
Posted By tmcd535ixt
72k. Under Warranty: Filters, HPFP and...

72k.
Under Warranty: Filters, HPFP and Injectors, Sunroof cassette and seal, Battery cable, all electronics under spare tire and rear suspension pump due to water infiltration from sunroof drain...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Unless you're absolutely ready to be a bmw owner,...

Unless you're absolutely ready to be a bmw owner, don't drive it. You may just fall in love on the spot and there is no going back. I had two volvos previously to this and was test driving a very...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By tmcd535ixt
try searching/posting here if you haven't...

try searching/posting here if you haven't already: http://forums.5series.net/forum/4-e61-touring-discussion/
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By tmcd535ixt
The vibration could be caused by a bent rim, you...

The vibration could be caused by a bent rim, you can try to have those looked at by a specialty tire place. The other system errors should be much more concerning, I would have that investigeted by...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,747
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I love that color combo and the tinted rear...

I love that color combo and the tinted rear windows are slick. Regarding the potential sunroof leak. Have the dealer pull out the spare tire and look below for any evidence of water or corrosion. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By tmcd535ixt
With Thule bike or ski roof rack on I avg. 21MPG...

With Thule bike or ski roof rack on I avg. 21MPG in mixed driving. Without rack 24MPG.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Congrats and enjoy your new car!

Congrats and enjoy your new car!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I've never heard of any issues with the 4 wheel...

I've never heard of any issues with the 4 wheel drive system. I'm getting about 23MPG avg now but it's a different engine, not sure what the 530 does. On another note, I had an 01 Volvo S80 prior...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Any 6 year old car could potentially have serious...

Any 6 year old car could potentially have serious issues lurking. Regarding the sunroof leaking: have the dealer pull out the spare tire for you and look in the space underneath, there are critical...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,401
Posted By tmcd535ixt
70k miles this week and no plans to swap. The...

70k miles this week and no plans to swap. The new Audi Allroad may be the best bet for us touring guys, though the engine selection is poor: 2.0T which only gets 20/23mpg, hopefully more options in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,820
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I have the older style rectangular thule bars on...

I have the older style rectangular thule bars on mine with the wind fairing. They're great and functional, easy on and off. Again, only complaint is the noise, consider paying extra for the newer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Aside from the engine and idrive interface, and...

Aside from the engine and idrive interface, and the potential for other options you may not have now, they're pretty much the same. Finding the manual will be difficult and unless you really, really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,688
Posted By tmcd535ixt
Great job Toga! Hopefully now you can go and...

Great job Toga! Hopefully now you can go and enjoy your new car anxiety free. Blow out those drain lines every 6 months or so and if you have a choice while parking in the rain, aim the front...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By tmcd535ixt
I believe I heard a 5 series hybrid will be...

I believe I heard a 5 series hybrid will be making its way to the states before a diesel version.
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