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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By bmw520
Went to the stealers today and of course he...

Went to the stealers today and of course he immediately wrote off the Bluetooth module. Asked for quote for Repair. Waiting on email. He said around 600.00 for a new module plus before any...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By bmw520
bluetooth module fibre optic problem

BMW E60 523I auto/Tiptronic 2006 RHD with 60K Miles on a December 2009 engine with 120K miles On the car.

idrive worked intermittently for past couple of weeks. Radio on and off by itself. Idrive...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By bmw520
Question sound from engine between 4000-5500

E60 BMW 523I 2.5litre RHD 2006

When under hard acceleration in any drive mode the sound that I hear starts at 4000rpm and continues up to approximately 5500. When beyond 5500 no noise and the same...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,115
Posted By bmw520
Thanks for all your info oceanexpress. Turned out...

Thanks for all your info oceanexpress. Turned out to be my radiator also.over 400 Euro just for part. Thanks again for all the input.:)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By bmw520
battery drain issue solved

Sitting in watching some tv when the car alarm goes off, go to the window and yep my car my car alarm but the flashers werent flashing? Went out to my car tried to get in and turn off the alarm using...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By bmw520
Question Car workshop manual/parts online

Hi guys I am looking for a workshop manual for my car, BMW 523i RHD petrol auto/step 2006 registration. All I keep coming across online are diesel model manuals. If anyone knows where and how to buy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By bmw520
Three questions.

Q1. What are ye paying for gas / petrol at the moment?

Here we are currently paying 1.48 - 1.52 per litre
works out @ 3.78541 litres=1 U.S. gallon.
$7.76 per...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,115
Posted By bmw520
Ooops never updated my garage

sorry forgot to mention that the E60 is a 2006 model E60 2.5l with 82k miles on it and only 18k on the november 2009 engine.:thumbup:

thanks for the replies guys happy happy motoring:drive:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,115
Posted By bmw520
coolant leak E60 523i

hi guys coolant light coming on for the third time in 6-8 weeks. topped it up and was fine for awhile but now noticed pooling on the ground under where the car was parked up after i move off .i ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By bmw520
just an update for anyone who has had similar...

just an update for anyone who has had similar issues concerning the deleting of on screen phone contacts in there E60.
For me even though I deleted certain entries I no longer required from the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By bmw520
Question Deleting Entries (Part II The Solution)

Anyone know how to delete the entries you no longer require from the cars on screen phone book. I have deleted them from my phone ( Nokia E63) but they still come up on screen every time the phone...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,153
Posted By bmw520
I had exact same problem with my2006 523i RHD . I...

I had exact same problem with my2006 523i RHD . I went to the dealers where i purchased the car from and they first said that the distance seems ok, i told them i had an e39 prior to this and i could...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,185
Posted By bmw520
it is as it says as the hour approaches you will...

it is as it says as the hour approaches you will hear if you have it turned on via the idrive four beeps ( beep beep beep beeeep). if you listen to the news on the hour it helps to remind you to turn...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,185
Posted By bmw520
its the hourly reminder . you can turn it on/ off...

its the hourly reminder . you can turn it on/ off via iDrive. hope that helps. yours 523i.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By bmw520
severe squeaking 523i

( 06 523i RHD 65k miles) driving my car yesterday with the radio off for a change and heard squeaking noises . so i opened the passenger window(RHD) and OMG the squeaking that i could hear as i...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By bmw520
BMW 523i FLOOD DAMAGE FINAL REPORT

my car - BMW 523i auto/tip.2006.

It has been about four weeks now since my car got damaged in the floods that hit Ireland. long story short it needed a new engine . at a cost of 15,000. I had...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By bmw520
bmw523 flood damage update

Hi guys
I recently posted that my 2006 523i (which I only have since april of this year) got caught in the floods in ireland last friday. The car has now been seen by garage and the news is not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By bmw520
hi guys managed to get back to my car today i...

hi guys managed to get back to my car today i really am close to tears on this one had a better look at the car. front end damage fogs gone lower grill gone water resting on the sump gaurds oh man....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By bmw520
caught in a flood help

got caught in flood water car wont start any help appriciated. 2006 523i auto. any things to check what could be damaged already getting fog light warning and brakes worn warnings just got the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By bmw520
cd problem/range of the keys operation?

hi guys ex e39er new e60er
my problem is that on odd occasions my cd player malfunctions. when i unlock the car the unit makes a what i can only say is a type of repetitive ticking/clacking sound...
Forum: General BMW 04-27-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By bmw520
1,ooo,ooo worth of burnt out stolen BMW's

Log onto --- rte.ie--- and see what happened after a car transporter carrying "the ultimate driving machines" got hyjacked in Irelands mid-lands. It almost brought me to tears. enjoy... or maybe...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By bmw520
Bye bye E39 hello E60

Changed the car at the start of the month got myself a 523i E60. Its auto/sports auto/tip tronic which is all new to me cos i have always driven manual. i will miss my e39 and if i could have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By bmw520
anybody got any ideas plz this problem is really...

anybody got any ideas plz this problem is really annoying. thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By bmw520
radio /sound problems part II

i posted on the 4th of this month regarding the problems with the left side speakers working when the car is initially turned on and shortly afterwards no output at all . right side working fine.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-04-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By bmw520
thanks for the help and nope i am not an...

thanks for the help and nope i am not an electrical wizz kid so i got alot of searching to do eh! o well its something to work on on my next day off. thanks again.
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