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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By ARX3
I finally got INPA working, and got the error...

I finally got INPA working, and got the error codes:

P-Code: P3223 Generator - mechanischer Fehler
P-Code: P160F Powermanagement - Ruhestromfehler

I also finally got the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By ARX3
I've only used INPA on my X3, and don't have it...

I've only used INPA on my X3, and don't have it really setup for the E60 yet. I could only probe some modules, IBS being one of them, but i haven't figured it quite out yet. I'm trying to get some...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By ARX3
I replaced the battery March of last year,...

I replaced the battery March of last year, exactly 9k miles ago. It was registered by the dealership, and I have just confirmed it with INPA. Yeah, I was pretty puzzled when the brand new voltage...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By ARX3
Really? No one has ever had an Alternator fail...

Really? No one has ever had an Alternator fail on the LCI 535 E60????

Btw, I did manage to replace the voltage regulator, but the symptom persists. Waiting for the new alternator to arrive and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By ARX3
08 535xi Alternator problem?

I just got a "Charging Malfunction" message, and sure enough, I'm reading less than 12v at the charging point under the hood with engine running. No difference with increased RPM. Does this...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By ARX3
The warning lights cleared themselves today. ...

The warning lights cleared themselves today. Weird.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By ARX3
I've just had the same exact warning lights...

I've just had the same exact warning lights appear; 4x4 and yellow BRAKE. Just those two lights. This happened right after I drained the battery down after doing some other work on the car (coolant...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ARX3
Update- they couldn't provide an explanation, but...

Update- they couldn't provide an explanation, but agreed to issue a refund for the work that they didn't do. I was ready to open a BBB case against them and perhaps contact an attorney. Four years...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ARX3
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ARX3
The only logical explanation is that they charged...

The only logical explanation is that they charged me for the service and they haven't actually done it. Since this was a CPO car, the previous owner must have put the wrong fluid in it. Either way,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ARX3
456867 My fluid is on the right... ...

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My fluid is on the right...


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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ARX3
No, looking at my records, I've actually paid for...

No, looking at my records, I've actually paid for this!! The car was in service for a routine Oil/Filter service, and they called me up and suggested flushing the coolant, which I agreed to. I'm...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ARX3
What color should my BMW coolant be?

I've just done 2 separate coolant flushes on my friend's '07 X3 and my wife's '07 X3. My friend's old coolant came out bluish (as expected), but my wife's car had gold coolant! The interesting...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By ARX3
That's a great deal considering it's about $725...

That's a great deal considering it's about $725 in parts (Internet prices)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By ARX3
How much is my '08 535xi worth?

Thinking about putting up my beloved 535xi for sale. Looking at the KBB, the value seems a lot lower than what I see for sale at carmax. Has anyone recently bought a similarly fully loaded 535xi?...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 06-09-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,058
Posted By ARX3
Why are you selling it? It appears that you...

Why are you selling it? It appears that you bought an exact same model - just 3 years newer!
Forum: Parting Out 06-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,109
Posted By ARX3
I'm looking for this part: INLET MANIFOLD RIGHT...

I'm looking for this part: INLET MANIFOLD RIGHT 64.31.6.939.722.

It's a long plastic trim piece that goes under the cabin filter on the passenger side.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By ARX3
Interesting... Thanks for the info!

Interesting... Thanks for the info!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By ARX3
How many miles on your '09? I'm at 60k miles...

How many miles on your '09? I'm at 60k miles and mine are still holding up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By ARX3
Why???

Why???
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By ARX3
Unless BMW dramatically redesigned the brake pad...

Unless BMW dramatically redesigned the brake pad sensor between 2008 and 2010 (unlikely), it is a simple continuity check. It either works or doesn't. It doesn't calculate the miles. When the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,025
Posted By ARX3
This whole story doesn't add up. First you...

This whole story doesn't add up. First you stated that the original owner had the engine replaced as it blew up due to not changing oil, but now it sounds like he had issues with the water pump (or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By ARX3
I was a bit busy today and didn't get a chance to...

I was a bit busy today and didn't get a chance to call the SA. But I did get an email letting me know that it was in fact the water pump, and that the tech also found an oil leak which they are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By ARX3
Just to add a couple data points I just found out...

Just to add a couple data points I just found out that the first warning light (Yellow) comes on when the temp is > 120C and the second warning light (red) and limp mode happens when the temp is >...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By ARX3
08 E60 535xi warranty water pump service

My 2008 535xi just experienced a water pump failure at 59k miles. Since it's still under CPO warranty, I had the car towed to the nearest dealership. Can anyone tell me if they would replace the...
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