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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By cmyachtie
Assuming these were your only faultcodes, just...

Assuming these were your only faultcodes, just replace the first occurrence, the first one likely caused a chain reaction and once codes are cleared all may OK.
WORTH A TRY.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By cmyachtie
Gladly join in the nitpick here;;LOL ...

Gladly join in the nitpick here;;LOL

Following is a quote from the BMW power mngt doc attached, page 23
Diagnosis
Optimum Charging
The battery voltage can vary between 14 V and 15.5 V. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By cmyachtie
Have you measured voltage at battery terminals...

Have you measured voltage at battery terminals while car is running?
Should be 13.6 for FLA and 14.5Volt+/- for AGM battery, if so alternator is good.
If not beat up the guy who installed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By cmyachtie
Just a WAG, but is it not likely some coolant got...

Just a WAG, but is it not likely some coolant got into the oil by doing your cooling pipe?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,010
Posted By cmyachtie
As long as you have the 3.5mm AUX input it works....

As long as you have the 3.5mm AUX input it works. This BT receiver drives the BT received music from phone or whatever thru your car radio.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By cmyachtie
Plug in your INPA, or have someone read the...

Plug in your INPA, or have someone read the faults for you with diagnostic tool.
Last resort trip to $tealer....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By cmyachtie
What is your exact built date? Prior to...

What is your exact built date?
Prior to 03/2004,you need to have your TCU replaced with a newer one, check the PARTNUMBER on it in your trunk left side and Google it plenty of threads on this.
If...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By cmyachtie
Likely will, however could just be a glitz as...

Likely will, however could just be a glitz as well, not to worry till it comes back.
I recall some time ago when I Was attempting to get my phone/TCU to function properly and during various coding...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By cmyachtie
:)Plus you need to lower the suspension or you'l...

:)Plus you need to lower the suspension or you'l look like you're going to the moon.(Much lighter at the front now)....that is if you,re getting it to run.:)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,357
Posted By cmyachtie
DITTO for me unfortunately....... Will however...

DITTO for me unfortunately.......
Will however try the "white lines" , was not aware of that little nuance.....
I do manage to get hot air out on the feet, when I turn up the fan and temp knop...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 01-09-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By cmyachtie
For Sale; PEAKE R5/FCX II for $100.OBO

Decided to sell my scan tool, since I don't think I'll get back in a E39, this is the R5/FCX II for BMW from 1987-2000
R5/FCX-II (plugs in under hood) ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By cmyachtie
Have checked this out, much cheaper..? Great...

Have checked this out, much cheaper..?
Great sound for only $20 (http://http://5series.net/forums/e60-parts-accessories-mods-22/better-bluetooth-streaming-139872/)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By cmyachtie
OP Obviously Is not familiar with surface mount...

OP Obviously Is not familiar with surface mount technology ......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By cmyachtie
From what I read about this it appears the wires...

From what I read about this it appears the wires are OK till you work on the lights, is it safe to not touch them?Or better to go in and check?
Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 618
Posted By cmyachtie
Let car go to sleep and all should be good again,...

Let car go to sleep and all should be good again, I get those random active steering faults and they always have corrected themselves. Every once in awhile I connect car to my laptop and clear the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By cmyachtie
http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/2004-...

http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/2004-545i-coolant-flush-woes-139491/

I feel you pain.....see the above, I now have a new rad in the car w/o that stupid plug and the OEM REpaired for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By cmyachtie
Either go on long trips more often or get the AGM...

Either go on long trips more often or get the AGM battery or better yet I'd suggest to do both.
These cars are meant to be driven, not parked as they need their juice for the electronics and as soon...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By cmyachtie
Been there, done that over a year ago, even...

Been there, done that over a year ago, even wasted my money and Purchased a new microphone (still have it), and read all I could find about E60's bluetooth, all to no avail as the earlier TCU's Do...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By cmyachtie
What is the built date of your car? Or better...

What is the built date of your car? Or better post the built date and TCU PARTNUMBER.
The early built units are unable to do BT.
Here is a pic of my TCU plate and I have managed to get everything...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By cmyachtie
Congrats! I crawl over those bumps also,...

Congrats!
I crawl over those bumps also, especially the higher ones, that being said I drove my 545 for a year with broken rear springs (they were that way when I bought the car) just took me awhile...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By cmyachtie
:thumbup: I second this approach, just did it...

:thumbup:
I second this approach, just did it added AUX and this BT mod at the same, piece of cake and cannot beat the price!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,505
Posted By cmyachtie
No need for additional programming the...

No need for additional programming the registration takes care of that at the same time as registration is just that, pick from the pick list which battery you register.
The coding for AGM or FLA...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,505
Posted By cmyachtie
I keep reading this in several places and am...

I keep reading this in several places and am surprised it keeps popping up BUT MINE IS AN EXIDE AGM BATTERY, AND IT IS WHITE!!!

So let's stop going by colour PLEASE!!!
Colour is a very poor...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By cmyachtie
Here is something from the E60 that should work...

Here is something from the E60 that should work easily for the E39 as well
http://5series.net/forums/e60-parts-accessories-mods-22/better-bluetooth-streaming-139872/page7/#post1552339

If you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 37,116
Posted By cmyachtie
I clear these errors with my INPA or DIS easily...

I clear these errors with my INPA or DIS easily as well just that they keep coming back when things get really wet. Dealer quoted me $1100. To replace the front sensors behind the bumper and I told...
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