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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,024
Posted By legend700
Correct. You are good to go.

Correct. You are good to go.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,024
Posted By legend700
-B110 is the correct code for the original 110AH...

-B110 is the correct code for the original 110AH FLA battery.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By legend700
There is no need to replace injectors proactively.

There is no need to replace injectors proactively.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By legend700
Bosch only. There is Bosch and BMW made by Bosch....

Bosch only. There is Bosch and BMW made by Bosch. Both have the same part No. BMW/Bosch is more expensive, but is said to have specially coated points. There are numerous posts on this board, pro and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By legend700
Seeing that no error codes are thrown, new plugs...

Seeing that no error codes are thrown, new plugs and walnut blasting are in order. Since plugs are an easy DIY I would do them first and re-check under WOT. Maybe that alone is enough for now.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By legend700
How does your car behave under WOT? Do some 2nd...

How does your car behave under WOT? Do some 2nd gear pulls. If you get clean, smooth acceleration I would just replace the plugs for now.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,024
Posted By legend700
The original battery in my '08 535i was a FLA...

The original battery in my '08 535i was a FLA type. What does your VO (Vehicle Order) say?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,411
Posted By legend700
You are welcome.

You are welcome.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,411
Posted By legend700
Take a look here: ...

Take a look here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8682650&postcount=18
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-15-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By legend700
Bud B: You do not need this funnel. The expansion...

Bud B: You do not need this funnel. The expansion cap needs to be in place during the automatic bleed process.

Also, do not fill to the MAX level as is specified everywhere, unless you want to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By legend700
Same tires, settings and sentiments exactly.

Same tires, settings and sentiments exactly.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By legend700
TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) measures...

TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) measures the actual pressure. There are sensors in each of the 4 wheels. Newer versions show the pressure per wheel in iDrive along with the temperature inside...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By legend700
Resetting establishes a base line, similar to...

Resetting establishes a base line, similar to resetting the TPMS.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By legend700
Didn't notice that before. The entry for the VO...

Didn't notice that before.
The entry for the VO is -B110
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By legend700
banglenot: I read somewhere that Start Capacity...

banglenot:
I read somewhere that Start Capacity % refers to how low the battery charge can drop and the car still be able to start the engine. Every time I checked Information field 2 in the past it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By legend700
Glad I could help.

Glad I could help.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By legend700
Here are the codes:

Here are the codes:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By legend700
I change the oil once a year or at around 7,500...

I change the oil once a year or at around 7,500 miles.
After the last change I sent an oil sample to Blackstone Labs:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,542
Posted By legend700
huncho = Freudian slip, or just a typo?:) He...

huncho = Freudian slip, or just a typo?:)

He has an engineering background and worked at the Spartanburg, SC plant during the mid 90s.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By legend700
I wonder whether it works correctly South of the...

I wonder whether it works correctly South of the equator?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By legend700
There might not be a leak at all. Oil likes to...

There might not be a leak at all. Oil likes to get into that area while just replacing the oil filter cartridge when doing the oil change. Clean the area as mentioned earlier and check again after a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By legend700
I am with you on that. The main point I am...

I am with you on that.

The main point I am taking away from Mike Miller's comments is, that engines with a failing electric water pump do not self-destruct like can be the case with other engines....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 509
Posted By legend700
Some general information about BMW coolant...

Some general information about BMW coolant systems, quoted from Mike Miller's Lifetime Maintenance Schedule v03.13:

"Copyright 2013 by Drive Wheels, LLC, all rights reserved.

WARNING: NEITHER...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,926
Posted By legend700
Why not run the vent / bleed procedure for a...

Why not run the vent / bleed procedure for a minute or so and compare the sounds? To interrupt the bleeding operation just switch off the ignition, otherwise it runs for 10 to 12 minutes on its own.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,926
Posted By legend700
My water pump sounds like that during the 12...

My water pump sounds like that during the 12 minute venting procedure after doing a coolant change. It requires a number of steps to initiate that sequence and should not start on its own. The speed...
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