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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
One of my very close friend (a veteran BMW owner)...

One of my very close friend (a veteran BMW owner) did a lot of research on this... He has got the required equipments as well (like cables and softwares)... But we decided NOT to do it but get it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Sorry guys took this long to post back... I knew...

Sorry guys took this long to post back... I knew I owe this...

After waiting for couple of weeks I finally got it replaced with an equivalent Rayovac SLI95RH9 battery... I paid total $240 with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Sorry guys... Hectic schedule at work kept me...

Sorry guys... Hectic schedule at work kept me away from the topic...

OK... here is the update...

Talked to couple of dealers and my indy...

1st dealer said it requires replacement and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Hmmm... I will be talking to the dealer today......

Hmmm... I will be talking to the dealer today... Can I jump start it for one last time to take it for repair?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
I'm the 2nd owner... I have this car for last two...

I'm the 2nd owner... I have this car for last two years... I would think it is the OEM... It is white color... How do I say for sure?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Do you think it can just happen like that? No...

Do you think it can just happen like that? No signs of anything and then all in a sudden it just stops holding charge... Funny thing is lights and everything turns on like normal!!!

What do you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Is it Battery or something else???

Friends, back again seeking suggestions...

Yesterday morning I had to drive to a local Staples store about 7 miles away... Morning seems normal... No problem starting the car or driving... I was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Thank you so much guys! You guys are great and...

Thank you so much guys! You guys are great and this forum is simply awesome!

Yes, I'm driving gently and so far did not experience anything bad.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By new_kid_in_town
When should I be adding it? Should I wait until I...

When should I be adding it? Should I wait until I burn it all? How many times should I add it and in what kind of frequency?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Going by what 'Gilgorm' suggested i.e. refilling...

Going by what 'Gilgorm' suggested i.e. refilling after every quarter of gas loss with 93 octane gas... here is my math...

87 93
100% 0% 87
75% 25% 88.5
75% 25% 89.625
75% 25% 90.46875...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By new_kid_in_town
When I wait to get that done, is it ok to keep...

When I wait to get that done, is it ok to keep the car sitting in the driveway or drive few miles here and there?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By new_kid_in_town
How do I really suck it out? Is there any easy...

How do I really suck it out? Is there any easy way doing that?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,271
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Regular low octane by mistake instead of Premium high octane - any Quick Fix?

Hey friends, I have my 2006 525xi... All along I have been using Premium 93 octane gas... On my way back today I was running on reserve... It was very late and the only nearby gas station I could...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,841
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Thanks Nube! Let me see if I could find any DIY...

Thanks Nube! Let me see if I could find any DIY resource... Please let me know if you have/find any.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,841
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Could you please be little more specific in terms...

Could you please be little more specific in terms of finding solutions for my problem from the website you referred... I do appreciate your help very much!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,841
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Right tail lamp malfunction

I have this warning message on my iDrive for last couple of days... I remember seeing this same message once before about a month back which disappeared by itself.

Could someone please tell me...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Called my Indy yesterday... As soon as I...

Called my Indy yesterday... As soon as I described my issue he seems figured it out... He said it is ignition coil... He even suggested me to do it by myself... I was not confident so took the car to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By new_kid_in_town
It is true I drive the car most of the time on...

It is true I drive the car most of the time on local roads... I however always use 'premium' quality gas and I believe it is 93 octane... I'm going to get in touch with my indy today... Let see what...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Got the general code reading from AutoZone this...

Got the general code reading from AutoZone this evening. Here is what they got...

Code: P0302
Definition: Cylinder 2 misfire condition
Explanation: Ignition system fault
Probable cause: 1....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By new_kid_in_town
I hope it is NOT too much risky to drive another...

I hope it is NOT too much risky to drive another 20-30 miles to go get the code and then another 30 miles to go to the dealer.

BTW, how expensive these code readers are? Can I buy one of them?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By new_kid_in_town
I have a 2006 525xi (close to 43k mileage). I...

I have a 2006 525xi (close to 43k mileage). I experienced somethng very similar on my way back to home from work today. I stopped to pick up some grocery and then when I started my engine I started...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,195
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Called my mechanic... guess what... my mechanic...

Called my mechanic... guess what... my mechanic is out on vacation for next 2 weeks!!!

I called my dealer back... they told me if I'm not going drive this car for long trip it can wait until my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,195
Posted By new_kid_in_town
I will agree with you... I would NOT like to ruin...

I will agree with you... I would NOT like to ruin it to save $50... I'm going to call my indy in next hour or two to get his opinion.

nam11b, glad that you mentioned about damaging the seal... I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,195
Posted By new_kid_in_town
consider it my stupidity :) I was imagining...

consider it my stupidity :)

I was imagining as it fills up I will be able to see the oil... don't blame me if any of you have heart attack reading this!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,195
Posted By new_kid_in_town
Thanks Porando for your quick reply! It really...

Thanks Porando for your quick reply! It really does make sense what you said. I did not mean to sound cheap when I talked about saving old oil. Please tell me one thing, can I not simply drain 2...
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