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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By bmwblack55
Happened to angel light twice but came right back...

Happened to angel light twice but came right back after wires manipulation. Low beam out once Indy changed the bulb once. I turned off the 'drl' as it might pulling current all the time to lessen the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By bmwblack55
I had the same issue. Called BMWNA they told me...

I had the same issue. Called BMWNA they told me to open complaint with NHTSA which i just did. I told them it is a safety issue. Lets see what happens, hoping to have a recall
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By bmwblack55
Indy charged me $170 ($50 parts + $10 coolant+...

Indy charged me $170 ($50 parts + $10 coolant+ labor), told me he had to bleed the coolant first and flush it too. Could have done it myself too. Thanks for the detailed procedure pcy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By bmwblack55
Mine always on hot never on cold start

Mine always on hot never on cold start
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By bmwblack55
Sorry wrong thread

Sorry wrong thread
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By bmwblack55
Mine is always on hot never on cold start

Mine is always on hot never on cold start
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By bmwblack55
I agree with banglenot, even my non hpfp car does...

I agree with banglenot, even my non hpfp car does long cranks. Used to hate it , now after 120000 miles (used to it now, never thru codes or engine light. Think it is a german thing
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By bmwblack55
Yes, the top of the radiator one

Yes, the top of the radiator one
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By bmwblack55
Coolant hose leak

Went to indy for 'parking lamp/angel eye' bulb out. Found coolant leak and told to replace 'coolant hose', is it a known issue, cost, dyi etc. any opinion appreciated. Had to top up coolant 2 weeks...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By bmwblack55
Where you had it done, cost?

Where you had it done, cost?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By bmwblack55
Just to refresh the topic, i heard wires melt as...

Just to refresh the topic, i heard wires melt as these are 'biodegradable'. For now I stopped using Drl. I heard same thing happening to rear lights for which there is a recall. Don't we have to open...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By bmwblack55
Belt squeeling early morning start

Belt squeel coming from hood but only in early morning start in cold temp 30-40 F , last for may be 10 sec. miles 120000. Is it time to change belt or pulley of some sort. Belt looks good and tight
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,373
Posted By bmwblack55
2008 528i 118000

2008 528i 118000
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By bmwblack55
Not waking up sometimes

Just wondering what it could be, after pressing the key remote to open car, sometime car does not wake up i.e. No parking lights , back lights etc
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By bmwblack55
I had my battery replaced at indy at 55000. No...

I had my battery replaced at indy at 55000. No registration was done. He told me it was a non agm(old style) battery. Took him 15 minutes. Now my car clocked at 116000 today. It is like your car 2008...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By bmwblack55
Just had mine replaced 750 +150(labor), samething...

Just had mine replaced 750 +150(labor), samething happened , it was aux fan. Pump was fine . @116000
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bmwblack55
Fixed, yes it was 'aux fan' not the water pump....

Fixed, yes it was 'aux fan' not the water pump. Thanks guys. We should update also if things get fixed and how, cost etc for others to benefit
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bmwblack55
Quoted $750 + labor $150, will drop it tomorrow....

Quoted $750 + labor $150, will drop it tomorrow. Also suggested water pump but claims it is working fine
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bmwblack55
I was told it is the 'electric fan', how much and...

I was told it is the 'electric fan', how much and what i should be expecting. is it an easy diy vs indy vs dealer
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bmwblack55
Just opened the hood, didn't the see the fan...

Just opened the hood, didn't the see the fan running, this should be running after 35 miles of interstate drive. What do you guys think. Can it just be a blown fuse. Wondering where it is located
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bmwblack55
Engine temp too high

Last few wks noticing 'cabin was not cooling good while in idle' now noticed this warning 'engine temp too high drive moderately if happens again get it checked'. What is happening what i do , is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By bmwblack55
My set up ...1.all my music on usb...

My set up ...1.all my music on usb flash(connected), 2. bluetrip dongle connected to aux for my pandora, itunes etc. this way i dont have to download my music to my phone.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By bmwblack55
Best wipers found

Finally after 4 yrs of E60 ownership found the 'quietest wipers' VALEO brand from amazon. Have tried bosch,rainx etc all were loud


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By bmwblack55
Put a bottle of techron and see if it works ...

Put a bottle of techron and see if it works


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By bmwblack55
Same thing happened to me once with my door. You...

Same thing happened to me once with my door. You just to undo the hinge in the lock by pulling it back


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