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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By 62Maxx
The place to get the fluid & parts

Greetings, I have an '04 525I and I had my pan/fluid changed at 50K. The place to get a good price on all of the parts & ZF fluids is to go to: www.thectsc.com They have a kit with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By 62Maxx
I got the aux input kit from ROSKINC, watched his...

I got the aux input kit from ROSKINC, watched his videos on how to install it to the back of the audio unit and then went to the dealer to have the aux input programmed into the system ($125) and for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By 62Maxx
Search this site or google "CCV". It's called...

Search this site or google "CCV". It's called a "crankcase vent valve". The plastic valve and/or the (4) other connecting plastic & rubber hoses can fail causing vacuum leaks. There is a lot...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By 62Maxx
Oil gurgling sound from dipstick tube?

HiYa, Upon startup this morning, the car cranked over a LOT before firing up and some smoke puffed out the exhaust while an erratic idle began and the engine would not smooth out and it died. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By 62Maxx
PM europartconnect. he offers BMW service...

PM europartconnect. he offers BMW service on the side. I have never used them as of yet. I believe he is located in Crystal Lake. Look up his posts and read his credentials.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By 62Maxx
I would change the oil no later than 7K/miles,...

I would change the oil no later than 7K/miles, but thats just me:yikes:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By 62Maxx
Alignment

I had the same issue happen to me. The shop stated that they did not have the correct equipment to "do" a BMW (4) wheel alignment but they suggested I go to another one of their shop locations. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By 62Maxx
Paint Chips

BAV Auto sells some type of paint chip repair along with a DIY video. I bought my car in pristine condition and the **** roads in cesspool N.W. Indiana shows it on my hood. I am considering getting...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,455
Posted By 62Maxx
Tint & Rims

Nice tint! Actually I like those rims on that car.... They are better looking than my factory stock "D" rims on mine.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By 62Maxx
Unfortunately BMW codes 171 & 174 will not...

Unfortunately BMW codes 171 & 174 will not pinpoint the problem. From looking at other posts, the codes are indicating a "lean air to fuel ratio" meaning not enough air OR not enough fuel is being...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By 62Maxx
Upper body vent selector

HiYa, do you have the "upper body vent" selector set to maximum heat? It's "4 bars" in the red. Just thought I would mention it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By 62Maxx
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By 62Maxx
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By 62Maxx
Any DIY tutorial for replacing plugs/coils specifically on a 2004 525i?

I have checked Youtube and have also seen the Bav Auto video which Otto mentions the "Bentley Manual" will explain how to remove the center plastic housing (that has hoses & wiring running thru it)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By 62Maxx
I have a 2004 E-60 also. I am told the key...

I have a 2004 E-60 also. I am told the key charges itself while inserted in the ignition. Is the battery inside the key actually replaceable? :dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By 62Maxx
The first description sounds like a car from hell...

The first description sounds like a car from hell and is probally going to be "money pit central" real soon. The second is described much better but track down the dealer service records about that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By 62Maxx
CATS (meow)

I just got the 2015 BavAuto.com magazine in the snail mail. Go online and they have DEC cats from $279-$979 & Magnaflow cats for $376-$1063. Hope this helps!:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By 62Maxx
Ho! Ho! Ho! Nav over to www.roskinc.com ...

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Nav over to www.roskinc.com He has a "how to" step by step to code the AUX cable in case you missed a step. I think it's the same software.

I bought the AUX cable...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By 62Maxx
Ernest, send us a pic, I'm very curious. Thanks

Ernest, send us a pic, I'm very curious. Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By 62Maxx
Bud B, I'm with you. When I bought my pre-owned...

Bud B, I'm with you. When I bought my pre-owned 2004 525I, My headlight switch was "in" and "flush" exactly like you mentioned. Not knowing my "new" car, I somehow pulled out the whole switch and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 725
Posted By 62Maxx
YES! You must have the new battery registered....

YES! You must have the new battery registered. Either by a dealer or an independent dealer, otherwise the new battery will not be "accepted" to the electrical system..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By 62Maxx
kidney beans! LMAO! Yea, my beans steam the...

kidney beans! LMAO! Yea, my beans steam the same! I had the same "freak out".....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,968
Posted By 62Maxx
2004 525-I with 58K and a fresh fluid 6 litre /...

2004 525-I with 58K and a fresh fluid 6 litre / pan change. No difference but when I come to brake at a stop, if I brake real hard under 10 mph, I have no ass slam. If I don't, and stop...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By 62Maxx
BMW Aux plug kit

OH, I forgot to mention there is a BMW Aux plug kit available for installation. It's tricky, but a DIY on Youtube is out there. I have not done this yet.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By 62Maxx
Subs under the front seats

I hava a 2004 525I with the HI-FI standard system also. You can access the subs under the front seat by standing outside of the car and move your seat farthest forward, then open the rear door and...
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