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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,137
Posted By JJH
It seemed as though it was completely not...

It seemed as though it was completely not working, but as I mentioned I was able to keep the trunk closed by holding the trunk down and then pressing the mechanism above the license plate. I don't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By JJH
See this thread: ...

See this thread:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7226237#post7226237
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,137
Posted By JJH
ANOTHER UPDATE: Got it fixed at my local...

ANOTHER UPDATE:

Got it fixed at my local trustworthy place. About $300, said I needed a new latch installed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By JJH
I have a 2006 525xi with 84,000 miles. I'm the...

I have a 2006 525xi with 84,000 miles. I'm the original owner. I've had the following problems:

With only 58,000 miles:

1. Alternator belt (stranding me and requiring a tow).

2. Valve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,137
Posted By JJH
UPDATE: I was able to close the trunk by...

UPDATE:

I was able to close the trunk by holding it down with one hand and playing with the release button (above the license plate where you would normally open the trunk by hand). When I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,137
Posted By JJH
I just got the EXACT same problem last night. ...

I just got the EXACT same problem last night. 2006 525xi. Can you elaborate a little on two things?

1. How can I disconnect the power so that at least I can close the trunk? Can I simply...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-27-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,906
Posted By JJH
What color are you getting? PLEASE post some...

What color are you getting? PLEASE post some fotos when you get it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,378
Posted By JJH
Nice car, I have a very similar one coming up on...

Nice car, I have a very similar one coming up on a year old. Thanks for posting.

I notice that you declined the side running boards -- so did I. I think it looks sportier without them.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By JJH
Alpine: THAT's a good idea. Thanks.

Alpine: THAT's a good idea. Thanks.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By JJH
Reason NOT to buy the coupe now: It has a...

Reason NOT to buy the coupe now:

It has a boring appearance, shaped like a tear drop. Lame.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By JJH
2006 525Xi power seat broken

My passenger seat just broke, fails to move forward on its left side, makes a horrible grinding noise. The right side tries to move, but is limited due to the frozen left side. There's nothing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-22-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,098
Posted By JJH
Jackson, you are not the only one. I'm just...

Jackson, you are not the only one. I'm just struggling with whether I can wait over a full year until I can get the new coupe. I'm ready to buy NOW.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-10-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By JJH
New York Triple Murder -- 7 Series???

The recent triple murder in Morningside Heights, near Colombia University, is all over the NY news. The articles claim that the car involved was an $88,000 2009 7 Series, but the photo of the front...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By JJH
Ridgefield BMW (CT) Service 70% Higher v. Morristown BMW (NJ) -- Service 70%

I received identical letters with service reminders from Ridgefield BMW and Connecticut and Morristown BMW in NJ. What a difference in price -- $79.95 (Morristown) v. $139.99 (Ridgefield). 75%...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJH
UPDATE: NO OIL LEAK (but maybe transmission fluid)

Update: I brought the car in yesterday to my local, very trustworthy mechanic, not the dealer. (I should have brought it there initially, but the reason I didn't is irrelevant). Here is what they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJH
Yes, I was level (maybe not perfectly level, but...

Yes, I was level (maybe not perfectly level, but level). I think the issue is that it was only one line of difference, barely in the green v. barely in the yellow. I'm sure that the measurement...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJH
Oil Level Indicator

My oil indicator showed green (OK) for a while, but it didn't go all the way up to the Maximum point. Then about a week or two ago, it went to yellow and said to add a quart. I bought a quart the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJH
Seals

I wish I knew. They must have sensed that I'm clueless about these things. They could have written "repaired broken widget" and I would have handed over my credit card.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,324
Posted By JJH
50K-75K Troubles

Hey bluefly and 235301: It's the 50K-75K window that hurts. That's when my 2006 525xi started to break (57K miles), most notably with oil leaks, belt and alternator problems and other minor things. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,552
Posted By JJH
Same Car, Same Problem

Hey Formula1, I have the same car and probably the same problem. I had it fixed once, over a year ago, and this week I'm planning on bringing it in again because the leak has returned. Like you, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By JJH
Yeah, I need to do the same to my driver and...

Yeah, I need to do the same to my driver and passenger windows. It will balance the car out nicely.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By JJH
I've seen your X5 in previous posts -- looks...

I've seen your X5 in previous posts -- looks really nice. Your rear windows look darker than mine. Maybe it's the lighting or maybe it's the color of the car.

I'm still not sure if I'll simply...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By JJH
Window Tint

Anyone have thoughts about window tinting? I tinted my Silver Grey 525xi windows and I think it looks great. However, my 2012 X5 Black Sapphire Metallic already has tinting on the rear side...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By JJH
Premium; Cold Weather Package; Convenience...

Premium; Cold Weather Package; Convenience Package.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By JJH
I guess what surprised me was how into it I...

I guess what surprised me was how into it I became. I knew that it would be a big step up from the Explorer, but I didn't think it would matter very much to me.
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