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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By turbo.steve
Call BMWUSA and talk with them, I got a letter in...

Call BMWUSA and talk with them, I got a letter in the mail telling me about it and a month later the sensor failed. I call BMWUSA and confirmed that my car was in the campaign and they looked my vin...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,153
Posted By turbo.steve
Thumbs up This is exactly what happens and the intermittent...

This is exactly what happens and the intermittent feature noted in the manual mode is more of a speed compensated feature than an intermittent wiping feature. I've had this on several other cars and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By turbo.steve
I'm glad to see this thread isn't completely dead...

I'm glad to see this thread isn't completely dead as I'm still having the same troubles. It certainly does seem to be worse when the temps drop, right now it's about 60 out and when we have spurts...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By turbo.steve
Thanks for the reply, I was hoping it was...

Thanks for the reply, I was hoping it was something as simple as that. I'm not going to have time to do this until this evening, but I'm anxious to get it working. Now while I'm back in there I'm...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By turbo.steve
Follow up on this, I had the car coded this...

Follow up on this, I had the car coded this morning and the AUX would not work. In reference to the mention of moving the pins to the existing connector, in my case there was no existing connector...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2008, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By turbo.steve
Thanks for the reply, yes the tires are all the...

Thanks for the reply, yes the tires are all the same size but have slightly different wear points as like you I've had to replace one in my case due to a sidewall puncture. All tires are the same...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By turbo.steve
Sorry to put a hole in your day I'll try to do...

Sorry to put a hole in your day I'll try to do better next time....:thumbup:



I'm doing this every time it triggers, I've tried several of the suggestions in the archives such as making sure I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By turbo.steve
Faulty FTM grrrrr

OK for the last couple of weeks my FTM has started acting up. I'm getting constant flat tire errors and to be honest their starting to ..put holes.. in my cars confidence. f I can't fix this I'm...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-04-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 37,159
Posted By turbo.steve
I'd say based on the recent experience with my...

I'd say based on the recent experience with my 2004 530i that yes you will. I could not convince them to do any SIB on my car which has @61000 miles on it.

Steve
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By turbo.steve
I actually thought the aux install was quite a...

I actually thought the aux install was quite a bit easier than I expected it to be, especially since I routed the jack to the inside of the pocket under the radio (no nav dvd myself) It also puts the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By turbo.steve
Thanks for the reply, your right I'm sure they...

Thanks for the reply, your right I'm sure they did not activate it as I never got to ask. Maybe my logic is flawed here but when the harness is plugged in how does the software know it's even there?...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By turbo.steve
M-ASK and the AUX Input reprogram needed?

I just got a full progman update done yesterday to turn on my bluetooth, I asked them to get with me before doing the update so I could see what options there were to turn on and of course they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By turbo.steve
Getting progman update > what else should I ask for?

As the title says I'm going in to the dealer tomorrow to have my new TCU in my 2004 530i programmed to my vin and have the bluetooth activated. I'm also considering having them put in the AUX jack...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,417
Posted By turbo.steve
Wish I could help you here but this does not...

Wish I could help you here but this does not happen on my 04 530i for normal use. I do get static when using my iPod FM transmitter but that's it. Does it come from all the speakers or certain ones?...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By turbo.steve
Yes, you'll need to have the TCU activated, do a...

Yes, you'll need to have the TCU activated, do a quick search on the bluetooth SIB and print it out you'll want to take it in with you for sure...

Steve
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,451
Posted By turbo.steve
As a fairly new owner here of a 2004 530 also I...

As a fairly new owner here of a 2004 530 also I had the same question and for you there are two answers:

1. The 2004 was a touchy year for Bluetooth, the determining factor whether your car can...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By turbo.steve
I have a 2004 and I can say that mine does not...

I have a 2004 and I can say that mine does not close when I come to a stop and turn the ignition off. As soon as the power is turned off the windows and sunroof cease to operate and I'm left to turn...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By turbo.steve
Anyone have thoughts on this?

Anyone have thoughts on this?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By turbo.steve
Question TCU upgraded now SOS Malfunction - normal?

I replaced the TCU in my 2004 530 (01/2004 build date) with a newer model from a 2006 last night. The swap was as expected quite easy but now I get an SOS malfunction error every time I turn the car...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 10-13-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,619
Posted By turbo.steve
Exclamation E60 TCU Telematics Control Unit for sale

$125, shipping will be free for Bimmerfest members, you just need to tell me before paying.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...em=140275014565

Email me with questions......
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By turbo.steve
For those who are interested in what this...

For those who are interested in what this conversion would look like I dropped in a H7 HID replacement in the stock lamp and took a few pictures. Before anyone starts flaming on illegal,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,333
Posted By turbo.steve
Thanks I was able to find something pretty quick....

Thanks I was able to find something pretty quick. for those stumbling on this and also curious here is the link http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3288032&postcount=5 I've gone back and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,333
Posted By turbo.steve
Not to hijack this thread but what bulletin would...

Not to hijack this thread but what bulletin would that be on the brakes? I too have an 04 and the brakes squeak consistently and its getting annoying. I'll happily take mine in for this bulletin...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By turbo.steve
Lightbulb Halogen bulbs with aftermarket Xenon HID's

I've scrounged around on this and the e60 board and really not gotten much resolved in the way of my questions. I've got a 2004 530i with stock Halogens and want to drop in some H7 HID conversion...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By turbo.steve
Forgive my n00bness here but MOST? I agree...

Forgive my n00bness here but MOST?

I agree it would be great if I could have the full integration, but like I said sheesh $400+ installed when the iPod was only $250...

For anyone reading this...
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