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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By elektron82
The oil level sensor was replaced due to it...

The oil level sensor was replaced due to it leaking oil on the compressor belt making the compressor squeal when the a/c was first turned on. This lead me to believe that the compressor was going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By elektron82
schpenxel is on point. I only let the temp go...

schpenxel is on point. I only let the temp go that high one time. The other times it has happened I wasn't expecting it. I have had it sitting in the driveway before and the temp escalate above...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By elektron82
Yes. Tried a beck/arnley from amazon and the...

Yes. Tried a beck/arnley from amazon and the connector was loose. The shop that did the work put on a oem part.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By elektron82
Angry Overheating 545i

Sitting still in the fast food drive through the engine temp will climb steadily. I am monitoring it with Torque app using bluetooth OBD tool. Once it gets to 248 F the warning comes on. I got to 253...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By elektron82
It happens when the blower is off. How would...

It happens when the blower is off. How would leaves get in to where the computers are?
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-21-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By elektron82
FS Used Radiator Fan

OEM #17427543282, 600W
This is a working pull. I thought it wasn't working but the actual problem with my car was caused by the electronic thermostat. I have a Dorman brand fan in the car now and it...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-21-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By elektron82
FS A/C Compressor Used Warranty

I just bought this from LKQ in July 2013 as a crash part. It has remainder of 1 year warranty. I found out that mine is OK so it was a panic move. I paid $200 for it and will let it go for $150...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By elektron82
It is started to get more frequent now and its...

It is started to get more frequent now and its pretty hot out here these days. Definitely not the A/C since the compressor doesn't "kick-in" that fast. I guess there is a compartment with some...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By elektron82
Question Cold Start Whistle from Dash (fan test?)

Sometimes after starting the engine there is a whistle like the kind a gym teacher uses coming from the dashboard. It only lasts for about 5 seconds and sometimes just for an instant. It seems like...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By elektron82
OEM Options?

I am about due for new friction all around. I like the stopping power that it has but I also hate it in stop and go traffic. It seems almost impossible to drive smoothly when I'm not in a racing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 212,547
Posted By elektron82
Post Slip and flush

Just went to a local indy shop and they said my pan was real clean on the outside so no sign of leaks. They will do a power flush without dropping the pan for $200. They will drop the pan and change...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 212,547
Posted By elektron82
Thumbs up Sigh of Relief

Muchas Gracias amigo.

That puts my mind very much at ease! :)

I did notice exactly what you describe in manual mode. I can start nicely in 2nd or 3rd as well as stop better. As an update I also...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 212,547
Posted By elektron82
Unhappy Oh boy...

Hi all.

I just bought an 05 545i a little over a week ago with 76k miles. Its an automatic. The dealer thought it had the sport package but I found out via research that it actually does not....
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-06-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By elektron82
Thumbs up Tampa Gear Head - Think Im Turning German

Recent first time owner operator of one fine 545i from 05 here. Looking to make some new car buddies and hang out. I like to DIY as much as possible. Have a garage and standard tools. Need to learn...
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