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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By txag_530i
Yes, Pentofrost NF is the correct coolant for BMW...

Yes, Pentofrost NF is the correct coolant for BMW engines.

There is likely a bleed screw on the engine, however, most of the time they are difficult to access. Relatively speaking, there's not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By txag_530i
I tried just changing the fluid in mine and ended...

I tried just changing the fluid in mine and ended up replacing the solenoid valves in order to correct the issue.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By txag_530i
Try going to fcpeuro.com and searching for the...

Try going to fcpeuro.com and searching for the part. They have a pretty good selection, and the prices are competitive considering the lifetime warranty that is included.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By txag_530i
How do you know that the transmission is throwing...

How do you know that the transmission is throwing the error code?

The code reads like the target control unit was not reachable for whatever reason. How many times did the error occur? If the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By txag_530i
How old is the battery?

How old is the battery?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By txag_530i
Since you're in Ireland you should take a look at...

Since you're in Ireland you should take a look at

http://mca.electricmura.ro/en/contact/

or

http://revtronic.com/contact/

They can fix the CCC for a fraction of the cost of getting a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By txag_530i
I believe that the object in question functions...

I believe that the object in question functions as a power distribution block. The wires from that box also go to the two DISA valves on the intake, and the heating circuit for the oil vapor...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 45,429
Posted By txag_530i
~168k on my 2006 530i. I've replaced the water...

~168k on my 2006 530i. I've replaced the water pump, starter, engine mounts, oil pan gasket, oil cooler gaskets transmission solenoids and done regular maintenance as per the Mike Miller schedule.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By txag_530i
http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/BMW-E60/1...

http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/BMW-E60/120-ELEC-Washer_Pump_Testing_and_Replacing/120-ELEC-Washer_Pump_Testing_and_Replacing.htm
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By txag_530i
FWIW, I have an electric water pump that was...

FWIW, I have an electric water pump that was replaced at ~45k and it shows no sign of needing replacement at ~167k. I would not replace this pump at 60,000 mile intervals.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By txag_530i
BMW part # 16117222391 Pay the extra for the...

BMW part # 16117222391

Pay the extra for the OEM cap.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By txag_530i
You are going to have to program the module to...

You are going to have to program the module to the car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By txag_530i
You will need to code the module to the car.

You will need to code the module to the car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By txag_530i
That's a great letter, thanks for posting it. It...

That's a great letter, thanks for posting it. It sure beats paying $25+ for a liter of ZF LifeGuard 6!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By txag_530i
If you are installing a dash cam then you might...

If you are installing a dash cam then you might consider just tapping into the power wires at the mirror.

If you add a fuse then yes, you need the mini-fuse version. You will want to connect a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By txag_530i
It sounds like the diversity antenna is going...

It sounds like the diversity antenna is going out.

diversity-amplifier-replacement (http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/diversity-amplifier-replacement-89011/)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By txag_530i
On this bolt it is "lefty-loosey."

On this bolt it is "lefty-loosey."
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By txag_530i
Yes, you can do this. http://naviks.com ...

Yes, you can do this.

http://naviks.com

http://www.xcarlink.co.uk/home.php?cat=16
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By txag_530i
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czVRalfm8I4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czVRalfm8I4
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By txag_530i
You can buy replacement assemblies off of ebay,...

You can buy replacement assemblies off of ebay, or you can search for replacements made by Hella, the OEM of the tail-lights. Hella-branded parts are a lot cheaper option than buying the parts from...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By txag_530i
Nope, the TCU can be separated from the...

Nope, the TCU can be separated from the mechtronic.



You are correct.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By txag_530i
A model and year would be helpful information.

A model and year would be helpful information.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By txag_530i
I'm still using Mobi1 0W40 because I change the...

I'm still using Mobi1 0W40 because I change the oil every 7500 miles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By txag_530i
The spark plugs are recessed into the head, so...

The spark plugs are recessed into the head, so either get a spark plug socket that is permanently attached to an extension, use electrical tape to keep the socket from coming of of the extension, or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By txag_530i
The Bilstein B12 kits are made up of Bilstein...

The Bilstein B12 kits are made up of Bilstein shocks and Eibach springs. Eibach typically has two levels of springs, one series is called the "Pro" and one is called the "Sportline." The Pro series...
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