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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By moots
yup....you gotta have a good battery to diagnose...

yup....you gotta have a good battery to diagnose or do coding to the car.hooking up a trickle charger shud do it.
i start and idle the car if i do lengthy diagnosis and coding or to simply meddle...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By moots
i wud send it back to the dealer since they...

i wud send it back to the dealer since they promised it wud be fixed.if the car misbehaves after a s/w update then there is nothing u can do but to perhaps redo the s/w update.

Sent from my...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-23-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By moots
i fill when the fuel message is annunciated....no...

i fill when the fuel message is annunciated....no surging issues encountered..ever....

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By moots
The struts are not handed but the LH/RH...

The struts are not handed but the LH/RH positioning during installation matters.the springs seating also matters,unlike how normally the spring rests against the stop on the perch.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By moots
if after an overnite stop,the dipstick shows an...

if after an overnite stop,the dipstick shows an oil level above the full mark then you have overfilled your engine oil.
drain the excess as it is bad for the engine to overfill nor is it good drive...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By moots
next to your external light rotary switch,there...

next to your external light rotary switch,there is a small knurled wheel to adjust the brightness of you instrument cluster....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-19-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By moots
1. you may have turned the dimming wheel setting...

1. you may have turned the dimming wheel setting during detailing.
2. so you don't drain the battery,you can switch the interior lights OFF by pressing and holding the button for more than 5...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By moots
read all about it here: ...

read all about it here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=458877
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By moots
those bars on the rev counter are the visual rev...

those bars on the rev counter are the visual rev limiters which is useless IMO.who revs their cars all the way past 6k without having the engine temps reach the optimum temps anyways.
maybe the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By moots
i wud buy 2 b4 struts and call it a day.... ...

i wud buy 2 b4 struts and call it a day....

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,314
Posted By moots
i drove the heck out of it thru the twisties...

i drove the heck out of it thru the twisties using manual mode....wahooooo!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By moots
i hate to break you balls but you don't change...

i hate to break you balls but you don't change struts individually but in pairs.....unless it is maybe 1 week old and this happens then yes you can just change just one.if this is the case,then i...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By moots
maybe this is what you mean? ...

maybe this is what you mean?

http://www.bmwclubmalaysia.com/newforums/index.php?/topic/29663-share-your-e60-accessories/page-7
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By moots
yes it is an accepted fix to have the starter...

yes it is an accepted fix to have the starter replaced due to a no start condition but i find it strange that the starter can give up the ghost even in a low mile late MY cars.my '86 e30 starter...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By moots
1. speaker diaphragm torn? 2. speaker dislodged...

1. speaker diaphragm torn?
2. speaker dislodged from mount?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By moots
Yes I have done this but on my 2004 2.5 m54...

Yes I have done this but on my 2004 2.5 m54 inline and I have to tell you the personality change was.....zero....
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By moots
the mechatronics sleeve sits way up in the tranny...

the mechatronics sleeve sits way up in the tranny and is not submerged in tranny fluid.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By moots
most likely the electric lock actuator is busted....

most likely the electric lock actuator is busted.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By moots
part number 13717521029 is the rubber boot with...

part number 13717521029 is the rubber boot with resonator and there are no electrical connectors connected to it.
also the TB is not in this diagram.....what connector are your referring to?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By moots
The car has aged and leaks will happen.If it's...

The car has aged and leaks will happen.If it's not too huge a leak and there are no oil traces on the ground at home,then I would live with it.
If the oil does run low the system will tell you to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By moots
The best thing you can do is to get BMWhat app to...

The best thing you can do is to get BMWhat app to assist in your troubleshooting.
There are 20 odd computer modules that controls various systems in this car and you just cannot do shotgun guessing...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By moots
I have staggared wheels with 8" fronts and 9"...

I have staggared wheels with 8" fronts and 9" rears.245 width tyres fits just fine on 9" width rims.google "tyre calculator" to confirm what size tyres fit what size rims.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By moots
http://www.datsc.com/tabid/122/OBD-Error-Code/P155...

http://www.datsc.com/tabid/122/OBD-Error-Code/P1554/Diagnostics/BMW/Default.aspx
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By moots
ok the second pic was rotor surface rust after...

ok
the second pic was rotor surface rust after cleaning before painting.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By moots
here...info tor you to compare ...

here...info tor you to compare
http://www.bimmerzone.com/BMW_Performance_Spare_Tire/BIM-SST-MC-KIT-COUNTRY.html
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