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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,174
Posted By legend700
I am wondering about this too. I had the AEs...

I am wondering about this too. I had the AEs coded to be brighter and as soon as I originally read about the wiring problem I coded them back to normal.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By legend700
I have not used Tools32 yet, but I have it...

I have not used Tools32 yet, but I have it available.

The link seems to deal with deactivating key #2 and the OP ended up with active keys #1 and #3. In my case, for CA to work, I also would have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By legend700
Yes, I do, plus INPA, DIS and ISTA-D, but I don't...

Yes, I do, plus INPA, DIS and ISTA-D, but I don't know where to begin. I have coded with NCSExpert and have run diagnostics with the other programs.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By legend700
Did not know about keys No.1 and 2 only working...

Did not know about keys No.1 and 2 only working with CA. Thanks for that information. I will follow this up.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By legend700
Comfort Access not available with 2nd key fob

My wife hardly ever drives this car by herself, but uses her key fob even when I am the passenger on long road trips. Yesterday she went on a short errand and after she got out of the car and wanted...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By legend700
White = FLA Black = AGM, which is BMW's current...

White = FLA
Black = AGM, which is BMW's current replacement.
If a dealer did the replacement, you are good to go.
Otherwise you need to read up on this subject and there are dozens of informative...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,834
Posted By legend700
I just had a drain and fill performed at 50K...

I just had a drain and fill performed at 50K miles with new pan/filter and the mechatronics sleeve was replaced. Months ago I had the dealer replace the TCU (telematics) and on the bill they noted to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By legend700
BMW Assist can remotely open the car, but your...

BMW Assist can remotely open the car, but your subscription has to be active and up-to-date.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By legend700
I had something similar happen to me some time...

I had something similar happen to me some time ago. I was running DIS diagnostics and it had me initiate a purge process which after a couple of minutes cleared that fault. Not sure that this is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,576
Posted By legend700
Here is a link to the "official" Top Tier...

Here is a link to the "official" Top Tier listing:
http://www.toptiergas.com/retailers.html
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,576
Posted By legend700
There are only very few Chevron or Texaco...

There are only very few Chevron or Texaco stations where I live. There is a large, fairly new Shell station less than a mile away and I go there a lot and fill up with 93 Octane Shell V-power and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,576
Posted By legend700
I got it now, but does Texaco also contain...

I got it now, but does Texaco also contain Techron?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,576
Posted By legend700
@crotchrocket Good to know. In the last...

@crotchrocket
Good to know. In the last sentence I guess you meant "Texaco + Techron = Chevron"?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By legend700
Weather plays a big part in this, but also the...

Weather plays a big part in this, but also the kind of windshield washer fluid being used as well as some people using regular window cleaners on car windshields. Some rubber maintenance products...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By legend700
Some details here. Page 5 shows the 4 mapped...

Some details here. Page 5 shows the 4 mapped coolant temperature ranges.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,037
Posted By legend700
Wow, this thread goes back to 2011! I used...

Wow, this thread goes back to 2011!
I used proprietary BMW software called INPA, and hacked versions are all over the internet. A special ODB cable is needed, also readily available. Other...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By legend700
My 50K miles 535i is a garage queen, seldom used...

My 50K miles 535i is a garage queen, seldom used for short trips. Most miles accumulated over extended drives and long 3 to 5,000 mile road trips. Next one is planned for June to Yellowstone with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By legend700
For comparison, here is a picture of my plugs...

For comparison, here is a picture of my plugs when I replaced them at 36K miles:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,576
Posted By legend700
This is only a problem with the direct injected...

This is only a problem with the direct injected N54 engine not the one the OP has.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By legend700
I had this happening when I first got the car and...

I had this happening when I first got the car and I kept re-adjusting every now and then. But I haven't had this problem for a long time now, but I can't remember what I did about it.
I found this...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By legend700
I use the attached instructions and they work...

I use the attached instructions and they work every time for me. I read somewhere that once the service goes minus, the OBC re-set does not work and a trip to a dealer is required, but I cannot...
Forum: General BMW 03-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,307
Posted By legend700
Parvis_+_Arian Thanks for the detailed update. ...

Parvis_+_Arian
Thanks for the detailed update.

I tried the "read all service data" again with the engine running, but the oil change re-set still does not show up.
Forum: General BMW 03-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,307
Posted By legend700
This thread could use an update from the BMWhat...

This thread could use an update from the BMWhat developers by now.

Thank you.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By legend700
Installing and re-installing the AP V3 always...

Installing and re-installing the AP V3 always left a dozen or more errors which the Cobb could not clear. Cobb suggested that my car might have marginal ECUs and should have it analyzed by BMW. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By legend700
I bought a new one about 2 years ago, cut it in...

I bought a new one about 2 years ago, cut it in the middle and installed it. By now the gap between both pieces is a good one inch already. The heat also shrinks the pad mounted underneath the hood.
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