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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By txag_530i
The DISA valves are located on the intake...

The DISA valves are located on the intake manifold. One valve is on the outside and one is conveniently placed (heavy sarcasm) underneath the intake manifold. The outer valve can be replaced without...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By txag_530i
Intake manifold to cylinder head = 11 ft-lbs or...

Intake manifold to cylinder head = 11 ft-lbs or 15 N-m

Throttle body = 70 in-lbs or 8 N-m
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By txag_530i
It could be the thermostat, water pump,...

It could be the thermostat, water pump, temperature sensor or the switch. You need to pull the codes using a BMW code reader in order to do a proper diagnosis, otherwise you'll be throwing parts at...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By txag_530i
That particular pipe is a pretty common failure...

That particular pipe is a pretty common failure point. Depending on the mileage of your car you might consider replacing the overflow tank as well.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By txag_530i
I'm not sure why BMW called a car made in April...

I'm not sure why BMW called a car made in April of 2006 a 2007 model, but then I don't know why BMW makes the X1, either...

Anyway, I think that you need the coils from this kit:
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By txag_530i
The first step is to have the car diagnosed by a...

The first step is to have the car diagnosed by a competent BMW shop. I might be something as simple as a faulty wire.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By txag_530i
This x 2.

This x 2.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,333
Posted By txag_530i
Stay away from URO parts. In my experience they...

Stay away from URO parts. In my experience they are crap.

BavAuto is typically the most expensive parts vendor. Try

autohausaz
pelicanparts
fcpeuro
rmeuropean
amazon
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,333
Posted By txag_530i
It appears that the fluid is on the left-hand...

It appears that the fluid is on the left-hand side of the engine bay? Do you have an automatic transmission? Take a look at the coolant hoses going to/from the transmission thermostat and cooler. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By txag_530i
Try fcpeuro amazon autohausaz ...

Try

fcpeuro
amazon
autohausaz
pelicanparts

Bosch is the OEM of the fuel filter and pump.

I personally don't buy any automotive parts from eBay as I'm not confident that what is advertised...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By txag_530i
The threads may be old, but no much has changed.

The threads may be old, but no much has changed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By txag_530i
This thread will give you a pretty thorough list...

This thread will give you a pretty thorough list of parts as well as instructions for replacing the thermostat and water pump. You should definitely change out the water pump at the same time.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By txag_530i
That is so frustrating! I think that I'd try...

That is so frustrating!

I think that I'd try and remove the lug bolts in the tire shop's parking lot and then shame the technician if you can't do it.

Alternatively, consider purchasing a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By txag_530i
I think that is an antenna cable for the snap-in...

I think that is an antenna cable for the snap-in adapter that BMW offers. The snap-in adapter is installed in place of the small storage tray in the driver's armrest, and is connected to the roof top...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By txag_530i
That looks like the results of a burst coolant...

That looks like the results of a burst coolant hose to me. Does it look blue in color?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By txag_530i
You might need a new climate control unit. Try...

You might need a new climate control unit. Try pulling codes and see if your control unit has any errors. I had similar problems with mine- the a/c wouldn't come on at all, then blow at the fastest...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By txag_530i
The HVAC fan is located behind the radio. You...

The HVAC fan is located behind the radio. You have to remove a lot of parts to get to it. The job isn't particularly difficult, just time consuming.

Check out this link for a DIY article:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By txag_530i
Did the VIN check indicate "S693 Preparation BMW...

Did the VIN check indicate "S693 Preparation BMW satellite radio"? If so, then the car was "prepared" for satellite radio but the actual module was not installed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By txag_530i
The lower molding slides right off, there's...

The lower molding slides right off, there's nothing to it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By txag_530i
You're going to have to visit the dealer, or go...

You're going to have to visit the dealer, or go to a tire shop with a new set of locks and have them replaced, or hammer a socket over the keyed bolts and remove them yourself.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,466
Posted By txag_530i
go to http://www.etkbmw.com/ enter the last...

go to http://www.etkbmw.com/
enter the last 7-digits of the car's VIN
Click on 31 Front Axle
Click on front coil spring
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By txag_530i
What hardware/software did you use to get that...

What hardware/software did you use to get that graph?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By txag_530i
You need to read the diagnostic codes and...

You need to read the diagnostic codes and determine if the water pump or thermostat is giving an error code. I wouldn't just throw parts at this problem.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,382
Posted By txag_530i
I installed a used module from eBay and did not...

I installed a used module from eBay and did not code it. My contacts work and so does the Bluetooth. The BT connection name is no longer my car's VIN, but the donor car's VIN, which is no biggie for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By txag_530i
The error message indicates a fault with the...

The error message indicates a fault with the Micro Power Manager. I'd investigate that component first. It is located in the trunk under the spare tire, unless someone has moved it to the side of...
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