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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,273
Posted By DJtoad
They're correct. Index 12 is the last version.

They're correct. Index 12 is the last version.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By DJtoad
If it's the part I'm thinking of (17127560968),...

If it's the part I'm thinking of (17127560968), it's part of the upper coolant hose assembly which is why it seems expensive. You can't just replace that portion of it and there are no aftermarket...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By DJtoad
Completely normal. You can try the hydraulic...

Completely normal. You can try the hydraulic lifter bleed procedure (google it) -- that may help. If it only happens when the engine is cold it might be the emissions purge valve in which case...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By DJtoad
The tool is called the Fuel Injector Ring tool...

The tool is called the Fuel Injector Ring tool and the BMW part number is 83300495756. You can also search for "Assenmacher 130190" IMO, it's outrageously expensive for what you get. The cheapest...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By DJtoad
Are you sure you're using the correct o-ring...

Are you sure you're using the correct o-ring (PTFE seal)? How are you installing it? It's supposed to be expanded using a special mounting taper, slid onto the injector, and then compressed in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By DJtoad
You should learn more about the N54 before...

You should learn more about the N54 before posting snide responses. Regardless of the fact that it's an in-line 6 cylinder engine, it has two turbos -- one for each bank of three cylinders. Bank A...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By DJtoad
That's incorrect. BMW initially stated that was...

That's incorrect. BMW initially stated that was the case but then revised the guidance to state that you only need to replace the three in the affected bank. Also, quite a few folks have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By DJtoad
I believe the "new and improved" routing was...

I believe the "new and improved" routing was specifically for the E90's that had the subframe clearance issue. E60's don't suffer from that problem. A large ez-out should be able to remove the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By DJtoad
Find a new indy (replace the harmonic balancer? ...

Find a new indy (replace the harmonic balancer? really?) and get the belt, tensioner and idler pulley replaced. The belt shouldn't be "out of place" and that often indicates that either the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By DJtoad
Your electric water pump is failing and when dies...

Your electric water pump is failing and when dies completely, it's going to leave you stranded. Get it addressed ASAP.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By DJtoad
So the engine is turning over but not starting? ...

So the engine is turning over but not starting? Those codes are often battery-related. Are you sure you didn't damage the IBS sensor when removing the negative cable off the battery? Are all of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By DJtoad
Tracking down the source of an oil leak can be...

Tracking down the source of an oil leak can be tricky. Spray carb or brake cleaner on any existing oil stains, especially around the oil filter housing and driver-side of the valve cover and then...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,249
Posted By DJtoad
People seem to be making this overly complex. ...

People seem to be making this overly complex. Open the panel and inside you'll see a vacuum line coming from the front of the car to the solenoid as well as a vacuum line going to the same solenoid...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By DJtoad
According to RealOEM, the bumper carrier and the...

According to RealOEM, the bumper carrier and the right/left bumper shock absorbers are different on the M Sport. Sounds like you may not be able to simply replace the bumper cover.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,174
Posted By DJtoad
Hedgesville, eh? Really miss the great visits to...

Hedgesville, eh? Really miss the great visits to we had at the Farmhouse on Tomahawk Run B&B before Hugh and Judy retired from the B&B business. You've got some great driving roads around there!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By DJtoad
That can be caused by a dirty Vanos solenoid. ...

That can be caused by a dirty Vanos solenoid. They're easy to remove and clean so that's where I'd start. There are lots of DIYs and videos on how to do it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By DJtoad
Ignore the warning -- it's incorrect. I've...

Ignore the warning -- it's incorrect. I've bought several sets over the last few years for my 2010 535i and these fit perfectly:

Valeo 900-23-6B Frameless ULTIMATE All-Season Wiper Blade, OE...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By DJtoad
CHF-11S, i.e., the hydraulic fluid used for power...

CHF-11S, i.e., the hydraulic fluid used for power steering and the active suspension components. It's pale green in color. Check around the power steering pump/reservoir as well as around the front...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By DJtoad
There's a very good chance your electric water...

There's a very good chance your electric water pump has failed. Unfortunately, it's not an inexpensive fix, especially if you go to a dealer. The part alone is around $600. Also, if your car is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By DJtoad
Yes, you can pick up a painted M5-style lip...

Yes, you can pick up a painted M5-style lip spoiler shipped from places like eBay for around $100 and they look great.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By DJtoad
You must have morons working in the parts...

You must have morons working in the parts department at your local dealerships -- either that or they're too lazy to look it up. Yes, you can buy that cover separately. It's called the "underfloor...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By DJtoad
Also, make sure the hub is fully seated on the...

Also, make sure the hub is fully seated on the shock (the hub clamp should rest on the shock lip). It can be a bit of a pain to get it back into the correct position. If you're not sure what I'm...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By DJtoad
I guess that's what they put there if you don't...

I guess that's what they put there if you don't have Parking Distance Control. That's where my PDC button is.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By DJtoad
Unfortunately, that's a very common problem.

Unfortunately, that's a very common problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By DJtoad
One possibility is a leaking head gasket. Are you...

One possibility is a leaking head gasket. Are you getting any white smoke out of the exhaust or is it sweet smelling? Any peanut butter-looking residue on the underside of the oil filler cap?
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