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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By bym007
The last battery removed was black, so I guess it...

The last battery removed was black, so I guess it was AGM, and this is a Bosch S5 Premium in silver/white colour, so I am guessing this is a FLA type? Correct me if I am wrong.
I am guessing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By bym007
Hey kskane, I noticed that we have a very...

Hey kskane,

I noticed that we have a very similar car to each other. I drive a 2004 530i M54 in Olivin Green (believe your colour is same as well). Also noticed that you are based in Aussie (I am...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By bym007
My 2004 530i iDrive playing up!

Hi all,

My 530i is at it again! :cry:
On Friday 2 days back, I noticed that the iDrive did not come on when I started the engine, similarly the dings and other warning chimes were not present for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,903
Posted By bym007
I am noticing that the squeak is slowly crawling...

I am noticing that the squeak is slowly crawling back in to the steering movement. Does it require loosening every couple of months ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By bym007
My car engine is I6 M54. Would M54 use aluminum...

My car engine is I6 M54. Would M54 use aluminum bolts?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By bym007
Yes, this is my intended course of action in next...

Yes, this is my intended course of action in next couple of days.
1. Diagnose
2. Handover the car to trustest indy, if same diagnosis.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By bym007
Originally I used to use OEM coolant (mixed 2...

Originally I used to use OEM coolant (mixed 2 bottles with distilled bottles) lately, I have primarily been using Liqui Moly (German make) in same ratio. Indie recommends this fluid.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By bym007
New Issue with Engine/Cooling

Hey all,

Last week I had suspected a coolant leakage, as I was having to refill the coolant very frequently. So I went to my Indie to get the car lifted this week and check its underbelly, as I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,903
Posted By bym007
Yeah, I am gambling on you. Although taking my...

Yeah, I am gambling on you. Although taking my luck in account, this may fail before anyone else's :cry::mad:

And its so good to be back in noise free cabin :thumbup: WIN!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,903
Posted By bym007
I have loosened it. It required 13 size nut...

I have loosened it. It required 13 size nut cracker. Although the noise disappeared, I had to loosen it a bit more than my comfort level.

Will this thing fall apart now ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,903
Posted By bym007
I am sitting in my car right now, and cant seem...

I am sitting in my car right now, and cant seem to loosening the nut. What size is it ? I am tryimg different sizes, but cant seem to get the correct size ?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-22-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
All BMWs SP-Daten v50.2
Views: 4,035
Posted By bym007
Are 50.2 the latest DATEN files ?

Are 50.2 the latest DATEN files ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,398
Posted By bym007
My car has an m54 v6 engine. Does that make any...

My car has an m54 v6 engine. Does that make any difference ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,903
Posted By bym007
So the nut thats been covered in right pic needs...

So the nut thats been covered in right pic needs a little loosening ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,398
Posted By bym007
Hey bmwoem1, I have a 2005 (man. 08/2004)...

Hey bmwoem1,

I have a 2005 (man. 08/2004) 530i running 165000 kms (I am in Saudi Arabia) and I am facing the same issue. It was hard diagnosing the reason for the vanishing oil + white smoke, due...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By bym007
I am suffering from the same on my 2005 530i, and...

I am suffering from the same on my 2005 530i, and would love to try the trick.
Please share the link.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-07-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 136,894
Posted By bym007
Tried again, working fine. Thanks.

Tried again, working fine. Thanks.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-06-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 136,894
Posted By bym007
I tried it before a couple of weeks, and it gave...

I tried it before a couple of weeks, and it gave me results in a tidy PDF document. I tried it again on another chassis now and it will only give basic information, and no sign of a downloadable PDF...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,087
Posted By bym007
Hello from Jeddah. In my opinion you will find it...

Hello from Jeddah. In my opinion you will find it strangely hard in this part of the world, to find mechanics experienced or motivated to add such options to the program. Its better to start reading...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By bym007
Forgot to mention that the oil was changed about...

Forgot to mention that the oil was changed about 3,000km back and the dipstick is showing oil at minimum levels which to me means that some oil is being consumed.

I am also facing quite a loss of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By bym007
2005 530i White Smoke and Power Loss

Hi all,

My 530i developed a white smoke problem almost overnight without any prior warnings. One morning (last week) on the way to work, I noticed the white smoke after driving 10 km near my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By bym007
2005 530i Cooling System problems

Hi all,

My car recently had some cooling issues, as the weather is getting hotter in Saudi Arabia now. After diagnostics, here is what we found out:

The diagnosis software is showing the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,148
Posted By bym007
A beautiful car. Hope you do a good deal.

A beautiful car. Hope you do a good deal.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By bym007
Thanks for replying. A quick question. Was this...

Thanks for replying. A quick question. Was this fixed on cost by BMW ?

Did you feel this noise developed over a period of time, or did it exist from day 1 at dealership?
Apparently this car did...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By bym007
07 523i engine vibration issue

Hi,

On my friend's 2007 523i, while car is stationary (in Neutral or in Drive), there is a vibration issue. Sometimes the rpm also jumps slightly, before returning to normal value (under 1000). He...
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