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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By bmrboy2008
I recently replaced my OEM Dunlop run flats for...

I recently replaced my OEM Dunlop run flats for $1255 including freight from Tirerack, which I thought was a sweet deal. I would go for the four new tires, too. Always better to have four new tires...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Post Software Update Report - My car is...

Post Software Update Report - My car is performing totally different, and not in a good way. Acceleration is often sluggish when starting off after signals and stops and particularly when...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By bmrboy2008
See the transmission sticky at the top of the E60...

See the transmission sticky at the top of the E60 forum and join the club.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Picked up my 528i today from the dealer after...

Picked up my 528i today from the dealer after nine days. This time around the crank sensor and crank case vent valve were replaced. BMW's response to the PUMA case was to update software to resolve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Dealer is authorizing the software update at no...

Dealer is authorizing the software update at no charge. Might be the first step in what Hypnos outlined above in a previous thread. More to come......
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,933
Posted By bmrboy2008
After replacing my OEM run flats and having...

After replacing my OEM run flats and having miserable experiences with 2 alignment shops and 1 dealer who did not charge me for the job it was so bad, I paid $120 at West End Alignment in Gardena,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By bmrboy2008
:tsk:

:tsk:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Been searching and it looks like a software...

Been searching and it looks like a software update may not be covered by the CPO warranty. I really think this is dealer BS though just like the battery. However, I will wait to see what BMW says,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
HF: you mentioned earlier in this thread that...

HF: you mentioned earlier in this thread that you had a transmission update that solved your problem. When did you have the update? Was your car under any warranty when it was performed? Did you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By bmrboy2008
With only 42K miles your suspension should be...

With only 42K miles your suspension should be fine. Check your tires pressure. Tire pressure is very important on our 5 series. You may have to adjust the pressures to find the right ride...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
No updates to my knowledge either.

No updates to my knowledge either.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Doesn't sound like something BMW would make a...

Doesn't sound like something BMW would make a condition to perform a warranty repair. I had many warranty repairs performed on my 535i and never heard of anything like it. This is my first major...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
No, not specifically. But apparently it did not...

No, not specifically. But apparently it did not resolve the problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Update from the SA today!! Dealer did open a...

Update from the SA today!! Dealer did open a PUMA case. They claim BMW is now asking me to commit to paying for a $260 software update, as the dealer put it "in the hopes of pursuing a transmission...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By bmrboy2008
+1

+1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By bmrboy2008
Thanks for the info. My CPO warranty expires in...

Thanks for the info. My CPO warranty expires in 8-14 so good to know. Try using the search function in the upper right side of the E60 forum page and enter "Extended Warranty". You will find many...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By bmrboy2008
There are many out there. Mercury offers a...

There are many out there. Mercury offers a product that might serve your needs. My cars have been insured with Mercury for many years. They offer great service. I can send you a private message...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Me too, Schpenxel, me too.

Me too, Schpenxel, me too.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
My car is still at the dealership and they have...

My car is still at the dealership and they have not yet finished with the repairs. The last I heard after dropping in the new battery, they are still working on the resolving the fault codes they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
An old but very amusing thread...... ...

An old but very amusing thread......

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=664197&highlight=low+battery
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
No.

No.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Dealer just called and now says they have...

Dealer just called and now says they have contacted BMW, and that the new battery is needed to rule out any potential serious transmission issue. Shouldn't this have been done the first time? They...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Thanks Schpenxel, HF. I have searched around...

Thanks Schpenxel, HF. I have searched around this forum and found several old threads and posts on the crankshaft sensor, including I believe a couple of your own HF, stating this problem could...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
The dealer's diagnosis this time is crankshaft...

The dealer's diagnosis this time is crankshaft position sensor failure causing timing issues leading to the engine and transmission fault. Transmission is fine!?!? Also highly recommending battery...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,743
Posted By bmrboy2008
Yes, I read them all here and that is what led me...

Yes, I read them all here and that is what led me to request the buy back in 2010. I will keep you posted on the transmission issue.
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