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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By pcy
Did you push the connectors (electrical...

Did you push the connectors (electrical connector, fuel lines) FULLY at the fuel filter side? There is a tab on the larger (flat) connector. Did that tab engage?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-19-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By pcy
jackle75, glad to hear your car is back on the...

jackle75, glad to hear your car is back on the road.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By pcy
I see OP has X-drive car; please note that the...

I see OP has X-drive car; please note that the clearance is limited on a X-drive car. It can be done, just takes more effort.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By pcy
Oil change performed prior to this oil leak? ...

Oil change performed prior to this oil leak?
The large o-ring on the oil filter cap may not have been put in correctly. There is a slot for that o-ring. However, it can be installed wrong if the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By pcy
You've succeeded in giving the LEAST AMOUNT of...

You've succeeded in giving the LEAST AMOUNT of INFO.
See if you can transfer all the relevant info via telepathy.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By pcy
^ +1. At minimum, research about the pricing of...

^ +1.
At minimum, research about the pricing of the parts (wp and thermostat, bolts), order them and have the parts in hand. When it is convenient, go ahead and replace them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By pcy
What is the [transmission] service history? Did...

What is the [transmission] service history?
Did you check under the car around trans pan for leaks?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,752
Posted By pcy
BMWmercedesparts dot com is actually the parts...

BMWmercedesparts dot com is actually the parts department of an actual BMW dealer. They only sell genuine parts. If the part is not in stock, they will order the part and ship the part to you.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,752
Posted By pcy
I went thru the same song and dance... The...

I went thru the same song and dance...
The radio reception was good; however, remote didn't work unless it's next to rear window. I checked the diversity amplifier, looked perfectly ok. Checked...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 32,860
Posted By pcy
Are you trying to educate yourself or bump up the...

Are you trying to educate yourself or bump up the post count?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By pcy
what are those codes?

what are those codes?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By pcy
list/type the codes here.

list/type the codes here.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By pcy
transmission pan gasket is separate from the...

transmission pan gasket is separate from the mechatronics connector seal.
If enough trans fluid leaks out [due to either of the seal leak] trans will not function properly.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By pcy
You will find more cars in NY/NJ area. Search on...

You will find more cars in NY/NJ area. Search on cars.com or autotrader.com.
Keep looking, you will find the car you are looking for. Does VA law allow for being able to return the car [within 3...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By pcy
On penskeparts.com also shows the alternator...

On penskeparts.com also shows the alternator bolts configuration from front of the car to rear; however, for N52B30, the alternator bolts are attached from the side to side.

I entered the last 7...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By pcy
LEMFORDER. Look on RMeuropean dot com or...

LEMFORDER.
Look on RMeuropean dot com or AutohausAZ dot com.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By pcy
No need to remove PS pump or water pump. As...

No need to remove PS pump or water pump. As Boram said above, drop the belt, remove air filter box. Remember to disconnect battery negative cable in the trunk, then remove the bolts on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,752
Posted By pcy
while removing/installation, don't bend those...

while removing/installation, don't bend those pins/contact points on the diversity amplifier.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By pcy
First I would investigate the 'low coolant'...

First I would investigate the 'low coolant' problem. Open then hood, make sure the engine is not hot, open the coolant tank cap and check the level of coolant. If it's low only a little bit, add...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By pcy
Fronts tend to wear on the outer side of the...

Fronts tend to wear on the outer side of the tires. Rears tend to wear on the inner side of the tires.
I rotate the tires (front to back and vice versa). I don't see why same can't be done on a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By pcy
If you have OBD-II code reader, connect it and...

If you have OBD-II code reader, connect it and read the codes.
If you don't have a code reader, buy or borrow one.

What were the codes when the car was at the dealer/indy?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By pcy
On an E60, when you let-go the gas pedal (no...

On an E60, when you let-go the gas pedal (no matter what speed the car is going), engine does not shut off (fuel injectors aren't shut off completely) until you [purposefully] switch-off the engine. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By pcy
First error may have been due to not tightening...

First error may have been due to not tightening the gas cap properly (or refueling while the engine is running).

If I were you, I'd reset the codes and drive for a day or two and recheck the codes...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 436
Posted By pcy
If the fuel is cutoff completely, engine will...

If the fuel is cutoff completely, engine will shutoff. That won't be good... :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By pcy
My recommendation is 2008 to 2010 528 or 530. ...

My recommendation is 2008 to 2010 528 or 530. They are not as fast as 545/550, but very reliable.
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