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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By chisand
I've seen the same thing, no idea why.... It's...

I've seen the same thing, no idea why.... It's happned a couple of times over the last year or so.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,465
Posted By chisand
38?

38?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By chisand
I have a 2008 535xi with 100K miles and I have to...

I have a 2008 535xi with 100K miles and I have to say it's been pretty reliable! The only time it left me stranded was when the water pump went. Other than that, had the thrust arm bushings...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By chisand
I asked Costco about road force balancing and I'm...

I asked Costco about road force balancing and I'm not sure they understood what it even is... I was concerned because my dealer had to balance my old tires 3 times to get the vibration out. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By chisand
I looked at Costco originally because they had a...

I looked at Costco originally because they had a $70 off 4 Michelins special (which they have now until 10/26) and it was by far the cheapest after install. I used to do the TireRack route but...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By chisand
I purchased the AS3's for my 2008 535xi at Costco...

I purchased the AS3's for my 2008 535xi at Costco and was very satisfied. I have no balancing issues and they actually (I witnessed) hand torqued the bolts! In addition they had me come back in 100...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,768
Posted By chisand
I believe that ZF has a couple of there own...

I believe that ZF has a couple of there own repair facilities (one is in a north suburb of Chicago), has anyone gone directly to ZF?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By chisand
I am a bit confused... If I have one of the...

I am a bit confused... If I have one of the generic ELM32 units (WiFi for iPhone) and it connects fine (which it does), is there any advantage to getting an official BMWhat unit to use with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By chisand
Is replacement water pump the same?

I just got hit my the water pump issue, cars in dealer getting pump and thermostat replaced. Thankfully I have a Route66 warranty! My SA said that it's the same pump as the original. Is that true?...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,320
Posted By chisand
Mine also works with +R, it's a CCC. It's been...

Mine also works with +R, it's a CCC. It's been using a +R disk for years.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By chisand
Careful, I wouldn't drive it if it says it's...

Careful, I wouldn't drive it if it says it's overheated. Do a search, this is often an indicator that you need the water pump replaced...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By chisand
If it has PDC you should see the sensors on the...

If it has PDC you should see the sensors on the front and back bumpers. I am looking at the pics on my phone and only see one corner sensor, does it have several (I forget how many) on both ends? ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By chisand
My wife had a XC90-V8 until recently and I have a...

My wife had a XC90-V8 until recently and I have a 535xi. I don't know about the S80 specifically but here are some comments on the XC90:
- Leather seat (esp. drivers) was seriously cracking
-...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By chisand
No, at least I don't think so. I can't see that...

No, at least I don't think so. I can't see that part on my mirror? The part that I am missing is actually the cover piece under the hinge (fixed arm, not moving mirror) that holds the mirror.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By chisand
Looking for a part - cover under driver side mirror

I have been trying to find a part online (realoem and others) without luck. The cover panel from the bottom of the driver side mirror (under hinge) seemed to fall off and is now missing. Does...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,150
Posted By chisand
I recently purchased this through PenFed and it...

I recently purchased this through PenFed and it was just under $2k. My understanding is that the CU can charge whatever they want, the price is not fixed. I have not used it yet, my only issue with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,150
Posted By chisand
How long does it take to get the RT66 warranty...

How long does it take to get the RT66 warranty through Penfed? I applied for it over 2 weeks ago and they still have not removed the funds from my account! I have called Penfed and they say that it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By chisand
Oil change requirement for RT66 warranty

Does Route66 require that you change oil every 3mo/3k to keep the warranty? This seems pretty excessive! It seems to be what they are saying and they will void warranty if you cannot prove it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 39,150
Posted By chisand
Has anyone been able to just purchase the Rt66...

Has anyone been able to just purchase the Rt66 warranty without getting a loan? I know some credit unions may sell it seperately but I am not a member of one....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By chisand
I use Burdi's in Schiller park when I can but...

I use Burdi's in Schiller park when I can but they are really a Benz shop (I also have a MB). They know MB's inside and out, they'll work on BMW's but I don't know that I'd let them do real BMW...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 717
Posted By chisand
Headlight washer nozzle

I am missing one of the 2 nozzle/jet tips on the right headlight washer of my 2008 535xi. I have searched and found the entire unit but cannot find an individual replacement tip. Everything seems...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,262
Posted By chisand
I don't know how much it would have cost but I...

I don't know how much it would have cost but I beleive they pulled the seats and replaced the motor unit. In my case it was both sides.

My dealer said if it was an electric issue it's not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,262
Posted By chisand
I was pretty certain the issue in my case was...

I was pretty certain the issue in my case was just a plastic gear but on the off chance the dealer would cover I had them look and they took care of it. They said the entire motor (including gears)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,262
Posted By chisand
Both of mine went, motors worked but gear striped...

Both of mine went, motors worked but gear striped (heard clicking) on both sides. Luckily my dealer considered it a motor problem and not an electrical issue so for $50 they took care of everything...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By chisand
I just had this happen to me, very strange! Did...

I just had this happen to me, very strange! Did this ever come back for anyone that experienced it before?
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