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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By johngossage
Angry Boot lid damper

Anyone know if its possible to get hold of a gas damper for the 525 saloon (E60) boot lid assist spring. Mine has failed and the boot lid plangs open just missing my chin. BMW want 100 for a...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
Hey BMW are you looking at this thread - ashamed...

Hey BMW are you looking at this thread - ashamed or just raking it in?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
BMW make great cars but their finish is shi***....

BMW make great cars but their finish is shi***. Aftersales cra***. Attitude at dealerships Bollo***. My next car is a Ford.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
Hey Cudger, put you hand in your pocket for about...

Hey Cudger, put you hand in your pocket for about 700 quid. BMW dealers have quite a money soinner on their hands.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By johngossage
Head unit output

I have a 2007 525 mSport with the "full monti" head unit controlling radio, blue tooth, sat nav and tons more. It will not play out of the front LHS speakers. By fiddling with the wiring I have...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 10-13-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
Trouble is mine eventually locked up and I...

Trouble is mine eventually locked up and I couldn't turn the wheel.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-19-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
PS Check your voice control is working when you...

PS Check your voice control is working when you get your car back. Mine isn't. I didn't spot it for week or so and guess what - BMW refused to help! They are a shower.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-19-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
Steering wheel fault

Hi

From your description I dont think I had exactly the same fault as, after stopping my car, the computer would not allow me to restart the engine hence I was towed to the garage. I think mine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By johngossage
LH Front Speaker Fault

Took the brave pill and got the head unit out, switched the wiring round and managed to get the lh speaker working - but cobblers, the right hand went dead! Thing is the rear parcel shelf speakers...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By johngossage
Sorry Jason I should have thanked you before now....

Sorry Jason I should have thanked you before now. Your fix worked a treat. Thanks again.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By johngossage
Thanks Jason I'll try your solution wednesday...

Thanks Jason I'll try your solution wednesday when I get home.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By johngossage
Service rerset - Rear brake pads

PS I did a visual inspection only and did not touch my brake wear indicator wiring.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By johngossage
Service reset problem

Last week when getting new tyres fitted I checked my brake linings. They were hardly worn so decided to extend their life on the iDrive (by pressing the odometer button). I do this routine regularly...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-17-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,733
Posted By johngossage
My 2007 525di M Sport got this fault as I tried...

My 2007 525di M Sport got this fault as I tried to drive off the Dublin Ferry in Ireland. Cost over 1k Euros to fix - new steering column and extensive reprogramming taking a week to get done. Thing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By johngossage
Unhappy Speaker feedback

I've got a high piched whine out of my lh front speakers - driving me nuts. It comes on when I open the door and is not engine or speed related - its there even without the radio turned on! - its the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By johngossage
Thumbs up Radio

Has anyone any experience tracing radio speaker output issues. I have recently bought a RHD 525di (E60 / 2007) which has no output through the LH front door or underseat speakers. I assume that this...
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