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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By DJtoad
I believe it's ELM327-compatible so any OBD...

I believe it's ELM327-compatible so any OBD scanner that will connect to an ELM327 WiFi adapter should work. Try a free one like OBD Car Doctor or Rev Lite first to verify that you can connect.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By DJtoad
Thumbs up BMW reimbursed me for the injectors I purchased from Rock Auto

So, guess who just received a check for $687.21 from BMW to reimburse me for the six injectors I purchased from Rock Auto. They even covered the shipping cost. :thumbup:

BMW processed the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By DJtoad
Definitely will. Supposedly I'll be contacted...

Definitely will. Supposedly I'll be contacted within five business days if they need any additional information. So if I don't hear anything within a week I'm hoping that means the reimbursement...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By DJtoad
Someone in another forum called BMW NA several...

Someone in another forum called BMW NA several times, asked that very question, and was told to submit the reimbursement request via the web site so they didn't reject it outright. I'm submitting my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By DJtoad
Although it's not on your printout, the Hunter...

Although it's not on your printout, the Hunter Road Force balancer will also tell the tech where to relocate the tires to reduce lateral forces. Based on the handwriting on the printout, the wheel...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By DJtoad
Probably 3-4 hours for your average DIY'er as...

Probably 3-4 hours for your average DIY'er as long as you don't run into any problems like a stuck "quick connect" hose fitting.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By DJtoad
Those are the road force values. The bottom four...

Those are the road force values. The bottom four are the corrected values and as you can see, the corrected value for the worst one is 21 lbs. You *may* be able to get Continental to replace that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By DJtoad
Failing electric water pump. Search and you'll...

Failing electric water pump. Search and you'll find hundreds of posts others have made with similar symptoms. Replace the thermostat at the same time since there's no additional labor required to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By DJtoad
Sounds like your 8 year / 82K mile turbo...

Sounds like your 8 year / 82K mile turbo wastegate extended warranty just expired and your local dealership is now taking you for a ride. Find a local indy who works on BMWs and bring it there or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By DJtoad
These are the ones I bought. They fit perfectly...

These are the ones I bought. They fit perfectly and work great. There's a spring clip on the ball joint that hold the strut to the ball. You need to insert a very small screw driver or pick...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By DJtoad
$25 for a pair on Amazon (with 2-day free Prime...

$25 for a pair on Amazon (with 2-day free Prime shipping for Amazon Prime members) and 5 minutes to install. Kind of like that option better than dealing with vice grips and cardboard every time I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By DJtoad
The reimbursement program doesn't begin until...

The reimbursement program doesn't begin until mid-January ("The reimbursement request options that follows are planned to be available on or after the week of 1/11/2016."). I'd suggest trying again...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,258
Posted By DJtoad
New N54 injector warranty extension for 2010 cars

Saw on another forum yesterday that BMW North America has extended the warranty on injectors for 2010 and some 2011 cars with the N54 engine to 10 years / 120K miles. Appears to be in the US only....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 788
Posted By DJtoad
If an indy and dealer couldn't pinpoint the...

If an indy and dealer couldn't pinpoint the problem, I doubt you're going to do it with Carly or INPA. I think you need to try a different dealership (see which ones in your area have the best...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By DJtoad
If you've ordered a JB4, you definitely want to...

If you've ordered a JB4, you definitely want to replace the OEM charge pipe since it's susceptible to cracking even under normal boost, let alone higher boost. Get one with a BOV if that's what you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By DJtoad
You had a low oil pressure warning and then drove...

You had a low oil pressure warning and then drove it a few more times? Seriously? That was a huge mistake and may very well have cost you an engine. Once a shredded belt makes its way past the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By DJtoad
Seriously, you need to read up on charge pipes,...

Seriously, you need to read up on charge pipes, BOVs, and diverters. If your car is stock, you don't have a BOV, you have two diverters. If you want a BOV instead, you need to buy a charge pipe...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By DJtoad
Your question doesn't make any sense. Do you...

Your question doesn't make any sense. Do you mean you want to change your stock diverter valves with something like Forge DVs but keep your stock charge pipe and other are suggesting you replace the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By DJtoad
That's not what it says. The pads themselves...

That's not what it says. The pads themselves were replaced using aftermarket pads but the original rotors were left on ("mirror finish",e.g., well worn) and the wear sensors weren't replaced. In...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By DJtoad
Does the service ticket show what codes they...

Does the service ticket show what codes they pulled? If a fuel pump warning message popped up on your iDrive, you went into limp mode, and everything reset after you restarted the car, it sounds...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By DJtoad
You didn't say what issues you're having which...

You didn't say what issues you're having which leads you to believe the injectors need to be replaced. Index 8 injectors are fine as long as they're working properly. If one goes bad you'll need to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By DJtoad
How bad are the valve cover and Oil Filter...

How bad are the valve cover and Oil Filter Housing gasket leaks? If minimal, they can wait a little while until you can save up some $$'s. Not a cheap repair unless you're willing to do the work...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By DJtoad
Wow, that's pretty steep. I got six injectors...

Wow, that's pretty steep. I got six injectors shipped for $690 from Rock Auto and it took under two hours to replace and code all six. It's not a hard DIY at all, but you will have to get INPA...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,014
Posted By DJtoad
The o-rings are preinstalled. The one they sent...

The o-rings are preinstalled. The one they sent you is a spare.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By DJtoad
I ordered six from Rock Auto and had to return...

I ordered six from Rock Auto and had to return two for exchange because they were so poorly packaged in the box that two got damaged and four of the six included decoupling elements had crushed...
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