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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By txag_530i
Just wait until the next oil change.

Just wait until the next oil change.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By txag_530i
You will probably need to change the sensor in...

You will probably need to change the sensor in order to make iDrive happy. It is only a $15 part.

The only "special" tool that you will need is a 7mm hex (or Allen) bit socket to remove the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By txag_530i
No, the genuine BMW filter has the Mann part...

No, the genuine BMW filter has the Mann part number printed on it, right next to the BMW logo.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By txag_530i
You should use the Mann HU816X filter in that...

You should use the Mann HU816X filter in that car- it is the OEM oil filter and the same part that you get in the BMW box less the BMW logo and mark-up. I wouldn't use any other oil filter. As...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By txag_530i
Did you click on the second link of my post? It...

Did you click on the second link of my post? It details the coolant system rebuild process of a 2007 530Xi.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By txag_530i
Scroll down to post #16 of this thread: ...

Scroll down to post #16 of this thread: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=806139 to watch a video made by BavAuto of how to change the water pump. You car is an X-drive so there...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By txag_530i
The battery can cause all kinds of issues. Have...

The battery can cause all kinds of issues. Have it checked. If it is over 4-years of age then get the battery replaced.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By txag_530i
If you have an Android tablet then you should...

If you have an Android tablet then you should take a look at the BMWWhat app.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By txag_530i
Use Bosch or NGK.

Use Bosch or NGK.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By txag_530i
^ +2. You don't need to use sealant on the...

^ +2. You don't need to use sealant on the gasket. Follow the screw tightening sequence guide and torque values as published by ZF.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By txag_530i
I'd not risk it. These cars have enough...

I'd not risk it. These cars have enough electrical and mechanical issues without being in an accident.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By txag_530i
I cannot tell what it that you are asking. In one...

I cannot tell what it that you are asking. In one sentence you write about your parents car, and then in the next you write about your wife's car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 802
Posted By txag_530i
The solenoids that I ordered from The CTSC were...

The solenoids that I ordered from The CTSC were drop-shipped from a ZF distribution warehouse located in Vernon Hills, IL. They are selling genuine parts, and ZF wouldn't let them stay in business...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By txag_530i
I believe that you need part # 61136919111...

I believe that you need part # 61136919111 (http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/61136919111/ES165110/). This is a fiber optic "envelope" that allows you to connect two fiber optic cables...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By txag_530i
How old is the battery?

How old is the battery?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By txag_530i
I think that you're going to have a hard time...

I think that you're going to have a hard time getting to the block drain plug. Things are really tight in that part of the engine. Also, if you strip the bolt head then you're in big trouble. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By txag_530i
First of all, please turn off the CAPS lock. No...

First of all, please turn off the CAPS lock. No one likes being yelled at.

The procedure is in the Bentley manual, section 311. Buy the book. It is worth the $110 that it will cost you. You'll...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By txag_530i
Thanks for the complete write-up. This is a...

Thanks for the complete write-up. This is a pretty easy DIY repair compared to a lot of cars.



In terms of disconnecting the plastic hose ends from the radiator, I've had good success...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By txag_530i
I have the same vehicle and have been using...

I have the same vehicle and have been using either Mobil1 0W40 or the BMW-branded oil. The oil and filter are changed every 7500 miles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,036
Posted By txag_530i
I would do all of the work on the jack-stands,...

I would do all of the work on the jack-stands, including the initial tightening of the bolts. Then, put the car back on the ground and drive it up on some ramps. The ramps will give you the height...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By txag_530i
If you swap the coil pack from 2 and 1, does the...

If you swap the coil pack from 2 and 1, does the error code move with the coil?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By txag_530i
You must have bumped something when you replaced...

You must have bumped something when you replaced the starter. You've probably already thought of this, but you should have replaced the o-ring for the CPS while you had everything apart. May be you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By txag_530i
I don't know anything about the veeblefetzer. I...

I don't know anything about the veeblefetzer. I know repairing the Fetzer valves requires some pliers, 3-in-1 Oil and 30W ball bearings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hjsfs49SRbc
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By txag_530i
I think that they are part of the Fetzer valve...

I think that they are part of the Fetzer valve assembly.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,794
Posted By txag_530i
Buy a used unit on eBay and code it to your car. ...

Buy a used unit on eBay and code it to your car.

Alternatively, buy a re-built unit from a reputable BMW parts supplier to save some mark-up on the part. Install it yourself using one of the many...
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