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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2012, 05:21 PM
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Posted By boatingdobbins
Let it sit and tried it. Car ran rough for a few...

Let it sit and tried it. Car ran rough for a few minutes then seemed to learn. Running fine now. Was going to try my spare key and discovered it is lost. Searching all over - may need to get a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By boatingdobbins
Key Reset / Computer Reset

I was attempting to reset the brake fluid change service indicator light and apparently messed up the computer.

The car want into some sort of check mode - all the gauges cycled to max, the hazard...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By boatingdobbins
'04 525i Battery Recommendations

Need to replace the battery on my '04 525i. Searched the various threads on the site and found several recommending the Duralast 49-DL from Autozone. Went to Autozone website and searched for the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,078
Posted By boatingdobbins
Where To Buy Axxis Brake Pads?

Read several threads recommending the Axxis brake pads from Zeckhausen. Visited the Zeckhausen website and it appears they don't carry rear pads for a '04 525i. Is this correct and if so can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-02-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By boatingdobbins
Control Arm Bushing Replacement

I know this is the E39 forum, but I have not had much luck on the E60 forum with this repair. I was told that the repair is the same as on the E39 that is why I am asking here.

My lower control...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By boatingdobbins
Talked to Mike and he indicated that the...

Talked to Mike and he indicated that the replacement is the same as for the E39. He indicated it would be a tough DIY job. I searched the E39 site and got some good information. I plan on still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By boatingdobbins
2004 Control Arm Bushings

The left front control arm bushing on my '04 525i is leaking oil. I plan on tackling this repair myself. Has anyone tried it? Any pointers from someone that has done this job would be appreciated....
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-02-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,824
Posted By boatingdobbins
I have an '04 525i and also trying to find the...

I have an '04 525i and also trying to find the coolant bleed screw(s). Can anyone help?
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-21-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 190,150
Posted By boatingdobbins
My oil filter cap is very tight. Is it a lefty...

My oil filter cap is very tight. Is it a lefty loosey thread (standard) thread? '04 525i
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By boatingdobbins
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By boatingdobbins
Coolant Replacement 525

I own a '04 525i with 30k miles. Plan on owning the car for a long time and want to perform maintenance before the BMW recommended interval.

Have purchased BMW coolant and plan on replacing the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-29-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,904
Posted By boatingdobbins
525i Oil Change

I just purchased a '04 525i - my first BMW. I do not agree with the long recommended oil change intervala. I enjoy working on cars and plan on doing the oil change myself. I believe that oil...
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