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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I thought I was an anomaly. It's like the brakes...

I thought I was an anomaly. It's like the brakes would never go bad. I finally chickened out and replaced them at 70,000miles as a precaution. idrive said the fronts were good for another 20k
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Dr.Phil123
If you have a tuner chip such as JB3/4 then the...

If you have a tuner chip such as JB3/4 then the OBD port will not function because the chip is blocking some of the signals to the ECU.
This is also a good way to keep thieves from stealing the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By Dr.Phil123
How many miles are on the car?

How many miles are on the car?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By Dr.Phil123
In regards to the E39. Check out the rod bearing...

In regards to the E39. Check out the rod bearing failure. A more common problem as they get older. Looks like there is even DIY's for it now.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Just for reference. I'm at 62000 miles and still...

Just for reference. I'm at 62000 miles and still on original brakes. Zero track use.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I'm on this forum, n54tech and I've owned my car...

I'm on this forum, n54tech and I've owned my car since new but thanks for the tip. An in-line engine doesn't have banks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Umm, where are you getting this information...

Umm, where are you getting this information from? ... You do know what in-line 6 means, right? That means the injectors are all on one bank or side.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By Dr.Phil123
All US Spec E60's came with a spare. If your car...

All US Spec E60's came with a spare. If your car is missing it, then someone took it out. I bought my 2010 new and it has a spare.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Not sure if I can mention another message board...

Not sure if I can mention another message board but some people on the n54 forum have done the intake valve cleaning. 20k miles later it looked the same as before. So I wouldn't place to much value...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Dr.Phil123
No issues with the maps. I got on the E90 M3...

No issues with the maps. I got on the E90 M3 forums and saw some threads about doing it myself. You can do it via burning to disk or USB. I did it by USB. In both cases you will need a code. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Install the new maps and it will delete the old...

Install the new maps and it will delete the old maps. You can not have both. A couple of days before my car was shipped to Europe I installed the European maps and as soon as I finished the only...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Can anybody look up their service record or maybe...

Can anybody look up their service record or maybe the statement of work you recieved when you had the water pump replaced and look at what the part number is for the new water pump you recieved?
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Dr.Phil123
It definitely works. I have had one for about...

It definitely works. I have had one for about 30,000 miles. I wouldn't call myself an aggressive driver but I have emptied it twice just to see if it was catching any oil. The hose going into the can...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Dr.Phil123
There is plenty of information about the JB4/3....

There is plenty of information about the JB4/3. What SlowTurbo said is correct...Map 0 is the stock map. You can drive around on that setting with no problems. That is why that option is there.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I have a groan as well but it sounds like it is...

I have a groan as well but it sounds like it is coming from the actual steering wheel. Like it might need some WD40. Anybody have a suggestion. The noise will fade in and out depending on the angle...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Continental DWS. I replaced the factory runflats...

Continental DWS. I replaced the factory runflats with these about 30,000 miles ago. I have no regrets. Tirerack.com did a comparison test and the DWS was number one in wet conditions.

My fronts...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 32,499
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I'm curious why you do not recommend using the...

I'm curious why you do not recommend using the auto battery finder.
Autozone recommends this battery which has better specs, lighter and costs less. Is there something i am missing?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Dr.Phil123
The F11 wagons in Europe do look pretty good. I...

The F11 wagons in Europe do look pretty good. I would get one if I could.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-18-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I will rebuttal and say I was merely offering a...

I will rebuttal and say I was merely offering a suggestion that people should trave to get a better perspective on the world.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,912
Posted By Dr.Phil123
You should travel and become more cultured. I'm...

You should travel and become more cultured. I'm living in Holland with my American spec E60 535i. While F10's are very common here, anything over the 528i/530d is a rare sight. BMW even offers the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I don't mean to hijack the thread but I am...

I don't mean to hijack the thread but I am curious if you have had to replace your water pump or any other items.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,166
Posted By Dr.Phil123
Can all of the 535 owners chime in with how many...

Can all of the 535 owners chime in with how many miles they had when the electric pump failed. I have a 2010 and just past 40k.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,094
Posted By Dr.Phil123
That was a type-o. There is a lag with the lever...

That was a type-o. There is a lag with the lever and the paddles when you compare it to the sport button. With the sport button there is no lag and the speed of the shifts is greatly increased.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,094
Posted By Dr.Phil123
The Sport button increases the speed of the...

The Sport button increases the speed of the shifts. Moving the lever to the left does not do this. There is a lag when you shift via the lever or clicking the paddles. But with the sport button it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dr.Phil123
I ordered a 2010...The Value Package gave you the...

I ordered a 2010...The Value Package gave you the leather and the iPod/ USB adapter, HD radio for free. For 2010, since the value package gave you the leather for free the Premium package was only a...
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