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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Dishoom
Thanks for the suggestion. I'm contemplating...

Thanks for the suggestion. I'm contemplating trying that, though the clip seems to become brittle over time. Amazing that such a cheap seal can turn out to be a very expensive repair. As you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Dishoom
The leak seems to be around the eccentric shaft...

The leak seems to be around the eccentric shaft sensor based on searching I did on the web. Ugh, this is exactly what the indy shop told me needed to be repaired, but the dealership failed to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Dishoom
Performed oil change yesterday and noticed this

Seems to be a leak but I'm not familiar with the parts involved. It's the plug at top back right of N62 engine. See pic attached.

I'm posting from my phone so hopefully pic uploads, otherwise...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Dishoom
Jim, I appreciate your input. In fact, it's that...

Jim, I appreciate your input. In fact, it's that post you were referring to that got me second-guessing whether I need this warranty or not. Kinda scary me at first when you mentioned how much...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Dishoom
microswitch - I agree with your point of view; it...

microswitch - I agree with your point of view; it is a gamble. at this point, i figure i'll put at most 6-8k miles on my car by next July (when the warranty expires). my car has been running pretty...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Dishoom
Well I'm at odds again. Dropped my car at the...

Well I'm at odds again. Dropped my car at the dealership to have them look the car over for the leaks the indy had found...SA called me at the end of day to tell me that the tech found no leaks but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Dishoom
UPDATE... Well the idea of getting a refund...

UPDATE...

Well the idea of getting a refund for the remainder of my warranty is out the window now. I went to an indy for an alignment today and asked if they could inspect the whole vehicle for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Dishoom
UPDATE: I replaced the malfunctioning TCU with...

UPDATE: I replaced the malfunctioning TCU with one I bought off of eBay. After reprogramming all is good now! :thumbup:

One thing I noticed is that these TCU's get really hot to the touch. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Dishoom
I would keep an eye out on the rear tire wear. ...

I would keep an eye out on the rear tire wear. On my 550, i've barely been able to get 12k miles on the rear tires! I had the alignment done before a new set of tires a few years ago but it still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Dishoom
It is in the warranty clause that a pro-rated...

It is in the warranty clause that a pro-rated portion of the unused warranty can be refunded even after 60 days...which in my case has been just about 1 month shy of 2 years ago! :)

I called BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Dishoom
Having some doubts with my extended warranty

I'm in a position where my BMW extended warranty can be refunded on a pro-rated basis...basically getting back about 70% of purchase price. Doesn't seem like this warranty is going to be of much use...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Dishoom
I'm a bit floored about your issues because I...

I'm a bit floored about your issues because I also do not visually see any leaks or drops in my garage that would indicate an issue. I've often wondered if the lag in performance was due to some...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Dishoom
You've had some pretty significant work done. ...

You've had some pretty significant work done. What are some of the signs of the issues you had addressed? Did you discover them yourself, or were they found during an inspection? I feel like I may...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Dishoom
I currently have just under 60k miles on my 2008...

I currently have just under 60k miles on my 2008 550i. Prior to the warranty running out, I had an indy perform an inspection but they found no issues that BMW would need to address. Despite this, I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Dishoom
LOL I was just about to post that. If anyone...

LOL I was just about to post that. If anyone believes that a rotor can "warp," they obviously have never held a rotor in their hands. No way a hunk of metal that thick and heavy is going to get hot...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By Dishoom
Looks great! I think the matte black grills are...

Looks great! I think the matte black grills are the best mod for the money that can be done on an M-sport...especially on a black car! I like the lip spoiler, and have yet to install mine. Was it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Dishoom
Yup, looking on eBay for a replacement. I'm...

Yup, looking on eBay for a replacement. I'm aware that BT and BMW Assist are a function of the TCU, but I've seen other posts indicating that sometimes a failing TCU is a precursor to other issues...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By Dishoom
Just want to add that for the past couple of...

Just want to add that for the past couple of weeks, the malfunction message no longer disappears and BT has been completely disabled. iDrive and sound still works though. I have kept my trunk lining...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By Dishoom
I just went through this with my Continental DWS....

I just went through this with my Continental DWS. However the tire store told me that there was NO WARRANTY at all...turns out to be BS. Seems that only Continental and Michelin will provide some...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By Dishoom
As posted by mrgrumpy in another thread... ...

As posted by mrgrumpy in another thread...

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e258/jimbabwe1/jackpoint_zps89e3a291.jpg

Jack stand use (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=690406)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By Dishoom
Check out RockAuto.com. I bought some at a...

Check out RockAuto.com. I bought some at a clearance price a while back.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Dishoom
Link to warranty info: Continental DWS Warranty...

Link to warranty info: Continental DWS Warranty (http://continentaltire.custhelp.com/ci/fattach/get/2539/0/filename/ExtremeContactDWS.pdf://)

The front tires are warrantied to 50k miles, but rears...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Dishoom
Update on the situation... I talked to...

Update on the situation...

I talked to Continental Tires USA customer support, who confirmed that for staggered fitment, the rear tires are warranty at half the mileage (ie 25,000 miles vs 50,000...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Dishoom
i use my all weather mats year around. you know...

i use my all weather mats year around. you know what you have on your shoes that you may track into the car. we don't have snow, but get a lot of rain and helps with sand from the beach.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Dishoom
Pic of left rear tire. Right rear is essentially...

Pic of left rear tire. Right rear is essentially the same wear.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=11283&pictureid=42867
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