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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By cmyachtie
Could also be that one of the continuity plugs...

Could also be that one of the continuity plugs has been removed or forgotten to reinstall.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By cmyachtie
That's pretty mysterious......., maybe history of...

That's pretty mysterious......., maybe history of car would give some insight, like mileage, just recently acquired vehicle or had it for a long time?

Even though you smell gas I would still...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,039
Posted By cmyachtie
Efficient dynamics came a few years later with...

Efficient dynamics came a few years later with newer BMW models,

Wrt to your battery these cars need a lot of electric power due to all the electronic systems on board and if the car is only...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,039
Posted By cmyachtie
Don't believe the OP's car has efficient dynamics...

Don't believe the OP's car has efficient dynamics yet......my battery would only be at 62% charge if
A) it was dying
B) it had been parked for over two/3 weeks or so

That is the case 'before...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,039
Posted By cmyachtie
I have no idea what Carly means by 62%...

I have no idea what Carly means by 62% charged,,what I would. Suggest to,do a voltage reading on your battery with engine off after being shut down for half an hour.
If less than 12.5 volts battery...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By cmyachtie
You're not mentioning any stabilizer links nor...

You're not mentioning any stabilizer links nor tension nor wishbone item 11 and 16 on this diagram, also,don't forget nuts and bolts .....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 for me on this, for less than $50 I got...

+1 for me on this, for less than $50 I got Bluetooth quality sound streaming from any BT device for music etc. Cannot beat it especially if you already have the aux. in car, I did not at the time and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2016, 01:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
Likely broken piece was at the end of spring thus...

Likely broken piece was at the end of spring thus no longer there and now your spring has been shortened, you need to look closely at the ends, not always easy to determine.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
Need to replace your struts, have a broken...

Need to replace your struts, have a broken spring.
Jack up the car and have a close look at your springs, bet a piece is broken off, happened to my car a few years ago too..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
If done properly when bedding should have a...

If done properly when bedding should have a severe burning smell,

Make eight to ten near-stops from 60mph to about 20 mph. Do it HARD by pressing the brakes firmly, but do not lock the wheels or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
Describe what you smelled when you were doing the...

Describe what you smelled when you were doing the bedding.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
You only did half the bedding job......it takes...

You only did half the bedding job......it takes the complete process 6-10 times not 4.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
yes

yes
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By cmyachtie
Anytime I had this problem of shaking when...

Anytime I had this problem of shaking when braking re-bed your pads fixed it every time, many years ago I was told that BMW rotors never warp.....
If you think they are warped or behave like they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By cmyachtie
Try here: ...

Try here:
http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/5_series_e60/525d_m57tu_sal/6_si_techniques/61__general_electrical_system/3_sbt__bmw_wiring_diagrams_on_dvd__wiring_diagram_system_e46_e60_e61_e63_e64_e65/...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By cmyachtie
This maybe a better version of how to do VO, was...

This maybe a better version of how to do VO, was on my iPad earlier and Apple would not let me upload this ...duh...

Had to boot my PC first time in a while...LOL Good old Windows MS

PS...Been...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By cmyachtie
Jayson, I've placed a couple of NCS How to...

Jayson,
I've placed a couple of NCS How to files of mine that I have gathered on Dropbox, that should help getting you started.

...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By cmyachtie
If you don't have a complete list of your cars...

If you don't have a complete list of your cars inventory punch in your VIN to one of those sites where you get all your OEM options, like bimmer.work.
http://bimmer.work/query.php
The option...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 26,066
Posted By cmyachtie
Actually did this some time ago now thanks to...

Actually did this some time ago now thanks to mschumpert;
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=905911

Hack fix for that all to powerful trunk lid mechanism (real s***ty design IMHO,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By cmyachtie
[QUOTE=Jayson Wonder;9655482]This sounds like...

[QUOTE=Jayson Wonder;9655482]This sounds like what I need. So Ideally I want to reload / reprogram the module responsible for the Head Unit. BTW, does anyone know what module this is? I assume it is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,203
Posted By cmyachtie
After having enjoyed this hack for some time now,...

After having enjoyed this hack for some time now, I feel obliged to again say THANK YOU to the OP!!!

Finally I,don't need to have superpowers any longer to close the lid as it now closes with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 61,572
Posted By cmyachtie
No need for that, the only settings you might...

No need for that, the only settings you might loose are the time and date in your iDrive and that's easy to set.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 61,572
Posted By cmyachtie
Unless I missed it you did not state wether or...

Unless I missed it you did not state wether or not you replaced an AGM or an FLA with your recent Duralast battery. If you were previously running a non AGM, doing registration (or rather coding with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By cmyachtie
Were you able to do this before? If so, you can...

Were you able to do this before?
If so, you can try to disconnect your negative battery cable and leave it disconnected overnight.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,433
Posted By cmyachtie
You may have an older software version have...

You may have an older software version have dealer do an update, mine is a 2006 software version in iDrive and with MASK I get this menu in iDrive
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