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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By bgonline
I would get the maintenance records and see...

I would get the maintenance records and see what's been replaced. HPFP, turbo, and fuel injectors were a big problem for the '08.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,322
Posted By bgonline
I just dropped my 08 535xit off today for the...

I just dropped my 08 535xit off today for the same problem as the original poster. Car sounds like it is flooded or just not firing properly. After about 10 minutes driving a jalopy down the road, it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By bgonline
I have owned the 2008 535xit since buying mine...

I have owned the 2008 535xit since buying mine and picking it up in Germany. While I love the car, I have to say that it would be very different if not for the complete warranty that covered an...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,289
Posted By bgonline
Mine cost $550 at the dealer last week to replace...

Mine cost $550 at the dealer last week to replace a 3 yr old battery in my 08.

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By bgonline
Bad cell in battery caused a similar problem in...

Bad cell in battery caused a similar problem in my 2008 535xit. Cost $500 to replace battery and program computer.

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,140
Posted By bgonline
I had my hpfp replaced 2x, fuel injectors...

I had my hpfp replaced 2x, fuel injectors replaced, etc. The beemer has been running like a champ for the last 6 months or so, but I have to say that I think there is some credence to the 'gas' thing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,617
Posted By bgonline
This is much worse than a loose bolt, I'm afraid....

This is much worse than a loose bolt, I'm afraid. This is just another N54 engine issue that is just now surfacing at 48k miles. Thankfully I have extended warranty on this, but I really just don't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,617
Posted By bgonline
I think that is what you may be hearing. I...

I think that is what you may be hearing. I thought it might be something with the catalytic converter, or a heat shield or something. Over time, it got worse and became more like a rusty wind-up toy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,189
Posted By bgonline
I'm in a bad mood given my recent experience now...

I'm in a bad mood given my recent experience now with Waste Gate Rattle in my 535 xiT. I've already had my spark plugs, fuel injectors, and HPFP replaced over my 3 years of ownership. Now I cannot...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,617
Posted By bgonline
2008 535 Waste Gate Rattle

So, I have read some little pieces of information regarding the turbo Waste Gate rattle. Mine is unbearable with my windows open, which is unfortunate because the weather outside is beautiful right...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-25-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By bgonline
My 535xit has the same problem. Rattles like a...

My 535xit has the same problem. Rattles like a loose spring when the engine de-cels after revving. It's very noticeable especially when it is cold.

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By bgonline
Is that a special jacking tool you have in that...

Is that a special jacking tool you have in that blue box kit? Where'd you get that?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,952
Posted By bgonline
I recently got my 535 xiT back about 2 weeks ago...

I recently got my 535 xiT back about 2 weeks ago after having it in the shop repeatedly for the morning start-up misfire problem (and subsequent 'engine malfunction' warning) for the 4th time. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,166
Posted By bgonline
I'm on my 3rd visit to BMW for 'fuel injector'...

I'm on my 3rd visit to BMW for 'fuel injector' and 'spark plug' problems related to cold start misfiring. Not sure if the HPFP has been replaced, but so far I've not had any problems once the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By bgonline
I am on my 2nd xi. 1st a 325 xiT automatic and...

I am on my 2nd xi. 1st a 325 xiT automatic and now a 535 xiT manual. Unbelievable handling in snow, ice, water, and general pavement. I can't get the car to spin out under any conditions. This car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By bgonline
Parking attendant - key fob question

OK - I've done some searches (fyi) - so here's my situation.

E61 with comfort access

I park in a garage at my office where an attendant needs to move my car periodically due to tight parking...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,537
Posted By bgonline
I had an oil low warning after just over 2000...

I had an oil low warning after just over 2000 miles on my 08 xiT. I traveled 1500 miles in Germany on ED (in chilly October) and got it back to the US, driving it about 1 1/2 weeks before I got the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,243
Posted By bgonline
I love mine. 6 speed manual trans is a rocket....

I love mine. 6 speed manual trans is a rocket. I'm a Jeep Cherokee convert on my 2nd BMW wagon, use it for hauling plywood, etc. and it still feels like a serious sports car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By bgonline
I had an '04 328xi wagon and have now upgraded to...

I had an '04 328xi wagon and have now upgraded to an '08 535xi wagon. I loved my 328xiT and I would not say that the extra capacity of the 535 is all that extraordinary. I have loaded the 328 with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By bgonline
Never allow your iPod to discharge. See here for...

Never allow your iPod to discharge. See here for batteries:

http://www.apple.com/batteries/
http://www.apple.com/batteries/ipods.html

I'm on my 5th iPod (ever-increasing capacities, not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,149
Posted By bgonline
pwillia- The 6 buttons can be preset for...

pwillia-

The 6 buttons can be preset for much more than just radio stations, as previously said. Your radio can also have several presets, which you would normally access through the Idrive....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgonline
My baby: Natural Brown with Leather...

My baby:

Natural Brown with Leather Upholstery and Light Poplar Wood Trim
Sport Package
Cold Weather Package
$900
Premium Package
$2,400
Options:
18" Star Spoke Wheels - Style 124
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By bgonline
I just got the Dunlop 225/50HR-17 SP Winter Sport...

I just got the Dunlop 225/50HR-17 SP Winter Sport 3D XL on 17x7 Borbet Type CA Silver rims from Tire Rack. Just put them on yesterday (just in time for freezing rain today!) and while I generally...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,742
Posted By bgonline
Same thing happened to me today. I just got mine...

Same thing happened to me today. I just got mine 2 days ago (back from my ED trip).

To make things worse, after I had restarted the car (and everything was working fine) - I shut down again,...
Forum: European Delivery 11-26-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By bgonline
Since my previous ride was a Steptronic automatic...

Since my previous ride was a Steptronic automatic (and my first automatic), I have to say this was quite liberating. I feel like I am driving again, as opposed to being driven by others. The response...
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