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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,313
Posted By legend700
Why not run the vent / bleed procedure for a...

Why not run the vent / bleed procedure for a minute or so and compare the sounds? To interrupt the bleeding operation just switch off the ignition, otherwise it runs for 10 to 12 minutes on its own.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,313
Posted By legend700
My water pump sounds like that during the 12...

My water pump sounds like that during the 12 minute venting procedure after doing a coolant change. It requires a number of steps to initiate that sequence and should not start on its own. The speed...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 735
Posted By legend700
Funny thing is, when I read out the battery...

Funny thing is, when I read out the battery specs. through INPA it lists 91Ah. Other people noticed the same +1 increment after the first battery replacement and the assumption is that we are dealing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 735
Posted By legend700
Attached is a list of the various battery classes...

Attached is a list of the various battery classes that coding can accommodate. I coded my 100Ah AGM battery as "90ah_agm".
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By legend700
I wonder whether overfilling the expansion tank...

I wonder whether overfilling the expansion tank might hasten its demise. I just performed changing the coolant and noticed how much fluid I needed to siphon out after the bleeding procedure to bring...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By legend700
Googling "BMW option S818A" will point you to...

Googling "BMW option S818A" will point you to more posts dealing with this.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By legend700
H F: This description does not pertain to "BMW...

H F:
This description does not pertain to "BMW option S818A".
That particular switch is removed at PDI.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By legend700
Used only during transport from factory and...

Used only during transport from factory and removed at destination. More here:

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e34-m5-discussion/207656-s818a-battery-master-switch-option.html
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By legend700
Before resetting adaptations take a look at the...

Before resetting adaptations take a look at the attached PDF file and search "adaptation" and also "AGS' while you are at it.
Drive style adaptations are not permanently stored anywhere. Once you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By legend700
No.

No.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By legend700
A labor rate of $95/hr sounds about right. I pay...

A labor rate of $95/hr sounds about right. I pay $60 but my Indy is in the boonies. However, 7 hours for the projected job appears high.
I would not go with the Mobil 1 5W30 motor oil, but get the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,311
Posted By legend700
The current bid is $7.50. They usually sell for...

The current bid is $7.50. They usually sell for under 20 Dollars and you can order from Amazon here:
http://www.amazon.com/Globale*****ELM327-Wireless-Scanner-Adapter/dp/B00B3K2X4M

However, you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By legend700
I suggest you get their proprietary unit. Not...

I suggest you get their proprietary unit. Not cheap, but it gives you live access to dozens and dozens of engine parameters. A feature just recently added to the iPhone BMWhat app.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By legend700
Glad you got it fixed. Surprised you had to...

Glad you got it fixed. Surprised you had to re-gap new spark plugs. Installed mine out of the box and never had a problem even running the aggressive tune.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By legend700
jgalon04: Run a datalog and have Cobb take a look...

jgalon04: Run a datalog and have Cobb take a look at it. Also, which tune are you running?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By legend700
cinergi: I agree with the rough road conditions...

cinergi: I agree with the rough road conditions in Canada. More than half of the 4,500 miles I mentioned in my previous post, were driven through Canada: 1000 Islands-Quebec-Halifax-St. John. Even...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By legend700
Did a 4,500 mile road trip during the better part...

Did a 4,500 mile road trip during the better part of June. Car ran great and average mileage was around 28MPG. I get bored stiff on the Interstates where my wife takes over and I enjoy a good read, a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By legend700
I have one of the steering wheel push buttons...

I have one of the steering wheel push buttons assigned to switching the display off/on.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By legend700
I coded mine so that the corrected speed shows...

I coded mine so that the corrected speed shows digitally in the OBC. The difference is 2-3 MPH which is normal.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By legend700
Dealer might be your only option. At least get a...

Dealer might be your only option. At least get a quote.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By legend700
When you switch the ignition ON does the SOS...

When you switch the ignition ON does the SOS button blink green 3 or 4 times?
When you push the SOS button do you hold it down a few seconds?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By legend700
Both seem to be petroleum based. For details...

Both seem to be petroleum based.
For details google their MSDS sheets.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By legend700
I finally seem to have been able to get rid of...

I finally seem to have been able to get rid of the creaking. About 3 months ago I very sparingly applied some Wurth lubricant on the plastic latch assembly and the annoying noise completely...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By legend700
General question about Integration Level

What actually happens when an updated Integration Level (in my case E060-11-03-501) gets re-set to an earlier one (E060-07-09-521) which also happens to be the original factory level?
Some months...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By legend700
Fully agree. Got the proprietary dongle yesterday...

Fully agree. Got the proprietary dongle yesterday and I am able to code all 6 ECUs and now have full access to the engine parameters.
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