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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By x54.4blue
I hear that the serpentine belt is another item I...

I hear that the serpentine belt is another item I should replace?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By x54.4blue
Water Pump

I own a 08 E61 with 60,000 miles and have a number of questions regarding the water pump:

1) It is covered by CPO until October is this repaired covered if the water pump fails?

2) After...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,424
Posted By x54.4blue
I need to replace my lower control arm as well on...

I need to replace my lower control arm as well on my 08 E61.

Does everyone agree that Lemfoerder is the way to go?

Any particular source to purchase from?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,301
Posted By x54.4blue
Joe I have a 08 535 and it had a number of...

Joe I have a 08 535 and it had a number of issues. They replaced injectors vanos and more.
The dealer needs an error code and can send information to BMW.

I would drive it and see if the code...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By x54.4blue
You are not doomed, you have a nice car it just...

You are not doomed, you have a nice car it just cost money to maintain.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By x54.4blue
It is not a interstate battery, I believe it is a...

It is not a interstate battery, I believe it is a Exide. http://www.showmetheparts.com/n2ebattery/
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By x54.4blue
You need to replace your battery it is old and...

You need to replace your battery it is old and full discharge will kill even a new battery.

You could do it your self and get a cheaper battery but:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By x54.4blue
So a new battery will cost almost $1,000 from BMW...

So a new battery will cost almost $1,000 from BMW is it worth it?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By x54.4blue
I have to say don't quite get the need for more...

I have to say don't quite get the need for more and more hp. My 535 has enough HP to do 0-60 in under 7 secs which I almost never do. It also has tremendous power to go from 60 to 80. 60 to 80 or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By x54.4blue
I went from a x5 to e61 535 and like the e61 much...

I went from a x5 to e61 535 and like the e61 much more.

It is car with cargo space it drives like a car and handles like a car.
Yes the 535 did have a number of issue but it has been trouble free...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By x54.4blue
I had an issue with the battery because the car...

I had an issue with the battery because the car was not used for over a month. The final fix was to put it on a slow 1.5 amp charge with a battery tender.

Given that your car is a 2006 I wonder...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By x54.4blue
I have a 08 535 XIT and I have over 60,000 miles...

I have a 08 535 XIT and I have over 60,000 miles on the original water pump with no problems.

Should I be worried?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By x54.4blue
55,000 Miles Maintance

I took my 08 535XIT in to the dealer for a oil change and he suggested that I also change the coolant for $250:confused: and the power steering oil but not the transmission oil.

I did not do it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,781
Posted By x54.4blue
How long should the ball joints last?

How long should the ball joints last?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,781
Posted By x54.4blue
I am seeing a much higher cost, $200 each: ...

I am seeing a much higher cost, $200 each:

http://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW_E60_E61_XI_Xdrive_Front_Control_Arm_OEM_p/31106770685-86e6x.htm
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,781
Posted By x54.4blue
Is it $80 each for the complete lower control arm...

Is it $80 each for the complete lower control arm or just the bushing?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By x54.4blue
I have 51,000 miles on Goodyears OEM and they...

I have 51,000 miles on Goodyears OEM and they still of lots of tread. I don't love the Goodyears and will probably go with Pilot Sport A/S Plus(Ultra High Performance All-Season) , though the Conti...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,887
Posted By x54.4blue
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=581425
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,887
Posted By x54.4blue
At 50,000 miles I had a similar problem on my 08...

At 50,000 miles I had a similar problem on my 08 535XIT turned out to be carbon build-up.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,059
Posted By x54.4blue
Had carbon build-up problem at 48,000 miles on my...

Had carbon build-up problem at 48,000 miles on my 08 535. BMW covered the repair. Big improvement in performance and average highway MPG went from 27 to 28.

Glad that they covered and love to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,405
Posted By x54.4blue
i have over 45,000 on Goodyears OEM (not run...

i have over 45,000 on Goodyears OEM (not run flat) on my 535XIT don't know what the camber issue is. They have lot of tread left will probably go with M Pilots or MXV4s when the time comes.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,779
Posted By x54.4blue
Anyone with a reduced power light should take the...

Anyone with a reduced power light should take the car to the dealer even if the light goes off on restart like my 535.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,779
Posted By x54.4blue
The dealer interfaced with BMW and replaced the...

The dealer interfaced with BMW and replaced the VANOS solenoid.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 32,779
Posted By x54.4blue
I am having the reduced power problem as well. ...

I am having the reduced power problem as well. The dealer is doing a Puma case to BMW and thinks it is the vanos.

I have to say that I am pissed this reduced power problem has happened so many...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-15-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,278
Posted By x54.4blue
I really would appreciate some direction here...

I really would appreciate some direction here since I need to order tires.
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