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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Ralph III
I don't know about a 2006 525i but I ended up...

I don't know about a 2006 525i but I ended up replacing my "electronic" water pump and t-stat on our 2007 530xi. That's what I narrowed our issue down to and then I had the dealership run a free...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By Ralph III
1. It shows him scrolling through the main menu...

1. It shows him scrolling through the main menu and getting to menu 19.

2. At 1:07 in the video he gets to menu 19 and immediately releases the odometer reset button. A second passes by and then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By Ralph III
Hey Spoonsc1, 1) The hidden menu thermostat...

Hey Spoonsc1,

1) The hidden menu thermostat should work for you.

Did you get to menu 19 and did it prompt you to enter your VIN code? Did you then enter your code in unlocking the system? ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By Ralph III
You can go into the hidden menu and pull up a...

You can go into the hidden menu and pull up a temperature gauge for the 5 series!

Key in ignition > hold in odometer reset button. When hidden menu appears release button and add up the last 5...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By Ralph III
Yes, you should see the coolant being pumped into...

Yes, you should see the coolant being pumped into the reservoir just as it did with your 525i.

I just experienced a similar issue with our '07 530xi and thought it was the water pump due to I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 688
Posted By Ralph III
Did any of you guys get the T-stat replaced and...

Did any of you guys get the T-stat replaced and did that solve your issue?

Our '07 530xi heater wasn't working for my wife going into work the other day and then she started getting an overheat...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Ralph III
Correct. I had the key in the "start"...

Correct.

I had the key in the "start" position and the gas petal to the floor, such as described in the bleeding technique below (start at 2:17).

UPDATE:

However, I tested the pump when...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks for all the replies! I didn't...

Thanks for all the replies!

I didn't hear any sound whatsoever when doing the key/gas petal test for the pump. In fact, tonight I got my daughter to press the gas petal while I listened and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks for the help! I'm leaning toward the...

Thanks for the help!

I'm leaning toward the water pump as well but would appreciate some more input. I can't rule out the T-stat having an issue as well but think for sure the later is bad.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Ralph III
Need Help . No cabin heat and car overheating???

Hello All,
We are having an issue with no cabin heat and our car overheating? Your help is appreciated. Car is a '07 530xi.

Anyhow, my wife was driving to work today (very cold outdoors) and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-04-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Ralph III
WTB: BMW #123 style Rim for '07 530xi

I'm looking for one BMW style #123 rim (7 spoke) as pictured below. This is to replace a damaged rim on our 2007 530xi. Must be an exact match of course...

Thanks,
Ralph
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Ralph III
2007 530xi rim identification/replacement/for sale???

Hello All,
My wife damaged one of the rims on our '07 530xi (bad weather) and I wanted to know if anyone could provide specific details so I can find an exact replacement? I'm looking for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Ralph III
Registering Battery, DIS. v57 help please...

Hello All,

I'm trying to register a new battery to my '07 530xi and having a few issues, your help would be appreciated.


Anyhow, I've gotten vaguely familiar with the program and I was able...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Ralph III
Registering New Battery, help please...

Hello All,
I just replaced our 2007 BMW 530xi battery(see pic) with a Duralast Gold 95R-DLG and need some help registering it.

The replacement battery matches the CCA (850) and Reserve...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By Ralph III
A "Bad" battery testing good, and battery choice? Help please...

Hello All,
I made a recent inquiry but have a follow up and need possible help in choosing a battery. I just cannot figure it out at the moment?


1) The battery in our '07 530xi keeps going...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks guys. Mitchell, where is the image...

Thanks guys.

Mitchell, where is the image of your setup? I don't see where to click on an image or such?

Ralph
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Ralph III
Deltran Battery Tender recomendation??

Can anyone recommend a specific Deltran Battery Tender, with a microprocessor as recommended to me, for a '07 530xi. They make several different models and I cannot decide which would be best for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Ralph III
Battery and Alternator

Hello All,
I'm having an issue (dead battery, drainage) with our '07 530xi and would like some help please.

Just FYI, I replaced our alternator last year (Advanced Auto) due to the flywheel...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Ralph III
Justin, I apologize and my previous reply...

Justin,

I apologize and my previous reply to you didn't come across as intended!!!! I've since deleted it. I just wanted people to think about their responses prior to checking it. It's just...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Ralph III
delete...

delete...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Ralph III
Yes, I understand that Jay but that's not the...

Yes, I understand that Jay but that's not the point.

We are strictly speaking about people who do indeed keep their personal cars extremely clean and clutter free! Is this somewhat an...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Ralph III
Does a clean car say something about you? Poll..

Hello All,
I just wanted to inquire whether you think a person who keeps an immaculately clean car is the type who is unlikely to litter? In other words, it's a reflection of their personality. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Ralph III
Does a clean car say something about you?

Ignore this thread but instead see the one with a poll.

Thanks,
Ralph
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Ralph III
Ha, Ha, Ha. Yes, I do indeed have an "aux" jack...

Ha, Ha, Ha. Yes, I do indeed have an "aux" jack in the back of the console. I just completely forgot about it due to never riding in the back. I've also fallen down on my vacuuming as my wife...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks for the input. Txag. My car does...

Thanks for the input.


Txag. My car does have an "Aux" under Entertainment. It says to "Set----External Audio Source".

So does this mean there is a jack installed somewhere and could the...
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