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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By roboe60
Remove the phone component in the the trunk and...

Remove the phone component in the the trunk and the BMW Assist message will stop. Of course, that doesn't solve your console problem. I have the phone delete tray, but there is still a depression. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-12-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By roboe60
Probably # 8 or # 9 in the diagram below. Can...

Probably # 8 or # 9 in the diagram below. Can you back out one of the other shorter bolts (8 and 9) and try them where you are missing the bolt in the recess area for the water pump?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By roboe60
LOL. But, with a bag of apples, one bad apple...

LOL. But, with a bag of apples, one bad apple ................:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,931
Posted By roboe60
Please do. I have not seen anyone have success...

Please do. I have not seen anyone have success with any BMW series I own. (E38, E60 or E70).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,931
Posted By roboe60
No, it will not. Take your registration and...

No, it will not. Take your registration and driver's license to the dealer and order a new key.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-21-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By roboe60
My 01 with a 6/2000 build date had a MKII (have...

My 01 with a 6/2000 build date had a MKII (have replaced with MKIII) and small screen nav. I think the MKIII and wide screen nav came with 9/2000 build dates and beyond.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By roboe60
My rear passenger door was out. I pulled off the...

My rear passenger door was out. I pulled off the panel and found the two pieces separated, due to a broken tab. I put them back together, wrapped it with electrical tape and it has been fine for 3+...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By roboe60
No they are different. Here is the link to the...

No they are different. Here is the link to the light that illuminates the exterior handle:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=GG83-USA-06-2000-E38-BMW-740i&diagId=63_0551
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By roboe60
TIS indicates to use new aluminum bolts. ...

TIS indicates to use new aluminum bolts. Tightening torque is 10 Nm, then additional 180 degrees.
See TIS...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,685
Posted By roboe60
Always Castrol in the E60, E70 and the E38. Now...

Always Castrol in the E60, E70 and the E38. Now Walmart stocks the 5qt jugs of 0W40 for $25.xx, but it is 23.xx if you buy on line and pick it up in the store. Can't imagine why I need to consider...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,661
Posted By roboe60
09 X5, received letter last week. Answers: ...

09 X5, received letter last week.
Answers:
1. 1
2. 1
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By roboe60
cmyachtie is correct. Right from the manual: ...

cmyachtie is correct. Right from the manual:

Switching off tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor
Press the button on the remote control once again directly after locking.
The indicator...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By roboe60
Initializing system With ignition On, or engine...

Initializing system
With ignition On, or engine started, but in Park.
The initialization finishes during driving, which can be interrupted at any time. When driving resumes, the initialization is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By roboe60
I had the same thing happen to me on the way to...

I had the same thing happen to me on the way to the airport. Put my briefcase and suitcase in the cargo area (keys in the briefcase) and shut the hatch. Doors would not unlock. Manual specifically...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By roboe60
Can you get a small flat head screw driver...

Can you get a small flat head screw driver between the plug head and the pan and then apply downward pressure while attempting to back the plug out?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-11-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By roboe60
I would pick up a new plug from the dealer and...

I would pick up a new plug from the dealer and give it a try, nice and easy. It worked for me when I bought my 01 and the plug had been over torqued. Doesn't cost much to try it, before going to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,063
Posted By roboe60
More instructions can be found here: ...

More instructions can be found here:
http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1204020
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-08-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By roboe60
When you say terrible, do you mean significant...

When you say terrible, do you mean significant corrosion from a water leak? A common reason for going into Trans Fail Safe is voltage issues, often from a bad battery, or one that needs to be fully...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By roboe60
1. Unfortunately, the dealer is really your only...

1. Unfortunately, the dealer is really your only option;
2. The dealer can also inactivate the key which was stolen. Do that ASAP, even if you do not order a new one.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-01-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,006
Posted By roboe60
Graf is OK, and has the metal impeller. Get the...

Graf is OK, and has the metal impeller. Get the upgraded green gasket.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-27-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By roboe60
Are you sure the valves are shot? Not real...

Are you sure the valves are shot? Not real common with this motor. The smoke at start-up might be the rear cover on the intake manifold, who many refer to the OSV. (The real OSV is behind the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-23-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By roboe60
I only put about 4-6,000 miles a year on both my...

I only put about 4-6,000 miles a year on both my E38 and E60, so I change the oil in each car annually. Thought I read somewhere that an annual change was recommended.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By roboe60
+1 on the ECS cross drilled, slotted rotors. I...

+1 on the ECS cross drilled, slotted rotors. I put them on my E38 18 months ago and the "hats" are still rust free.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By roboe60
Check ECS Tuning and oembimmerparts. I have...

Check ECS Tuning and oembimmerparts. I have ordered Zimmerman rotors and Akebono pads from both. Customer service was very good.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By roboe60
Do you have runflats on your X5? I would have a...

Do you have runflats on your X5? I would have a tire shop that stocks your tire brand check the tire. It would be the easiest and cheapest way to either rule out the tire, or get the problem fixed...
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