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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By bimmerstien
MY 2008 528xi died in my driveway in 2013. It...

MY 2008 528xi died in my driveway in 2013. It had to be towed to the dealership around the corner from me.

Don't buy from the dealer, it'll be almost 2X the amount you can buy it elsewhere.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 969
Posted By bimmerstien
I bought my certified 528XI in 2011, also. ...

I bought my certified 528XI in 2011, also. Several weeks ago, I took it in for a recall, weak battery, and hesitation.

I'm glad I did, because I was told my warranty would expire in another...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By bimmerstien
And I was one of them. CPO. There's no other...

And I was one of them. CPO. There's no other way to buy a pre-owned BMW.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By bimmerstien
Should be a smooth transition either way. I...

Should be a smooth transition either way. I didn't have any problems switching at high speed.

Actually, you should switch from D to DS and then + when at cruising speed.

This puts the car in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By bimmerstien
Leasing is the most affordable way for me to have...

Leasing is the most affordable way for me to have a nice vehicle. Besides, I'm ready to change up after three years, anyway.

I still had a balance on the 528XI and didn't want to pay 2000 for a 1...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By bimmerstien
Thanks. I'll lease the next one.

Thanks. I'll lease the next one.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By bimmerstien
Leaving Forum

Fellow Bimmers!

My warranty expired on the 08' 528XI.

Being the main vehicle, I didn't want to deal with the expensive repairs with 79,000 miles on the car.

I traded it in for an RDX.

I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By bimmerstien
I'm usually in D and use M for down shifting at...

I'm usually in D and use M for down shifting at stops, and when making turns.
It saves on break pad wear.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By bimmerstien
I saw a youtube on replacicing the trans fluid. ...

I saw a youtube on replacicing the trans fluid.

He said it replaces up about 85% since the torque converter can't be drained.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By bimmerstien
Angry Don't risk a a blown engine. Either pay...

Don't risk a a blown engine.

Either pay the extra $$ to a dealer, or go to reputable independent service shop that is recommended by this forum for your area.

You can't treat these...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By bimmerstien
Cool 2014 528 XDrives

Just happen to be following up on the 528's since i drive an 08' AWD.
They're selling the 2014's as I4's with turbo. if I'm not mistaken, the weight dropped 500 pounds to 3500 in order to achieve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By bimmerstien
I try to stay with 93 from Sunoco .

I try to stay with 93 from Sunoco .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By bimmerstien
My brother sent me the link and I thought I get...

My brother sent me the link and I thought I get input from the Forum. Thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By bimmerstien
Tire Question

What is your comment on Continental "PureContact" tire?

http://www.continentaltire.com/www/tires_us_en/themes/car_tires/performance/contipurecontact_en.html
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By bimmerstien
South Jersey Indy Lead

Great people.

Max Auto Service
Haddonfield Berlin R
West Berlin, NJ 08091
:angel::) Phone number (856) 767-5309

They'll let me bring in my tranny pan, oil, and mechatronic...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By bimmerstien
DIY link, anyone?

DIY link, anyone?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,491
Posted By bimmerstien
When I first encountered the problem, I separated...

When I first encountered the problem, I separated the connector from the harness and sprayed contact cleaner on both pieces.

The problem boils down to dissimilar metals between the pins in the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,491
Posted By bimmerstien
Question Mine was repaired under warranty twice in 2011. ...

Mine was repaired under warranty twice in 2011. I haven't received a notification yet.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By bimmerstien
kayaking

Hi. I'm looking for a double occupant Kayak. i need a rack recommendation; please assist.

Thank you.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,987
Posted By bimmerstien
This is a very good thread. When I park, I...

This is a very good thread.

When I park, I look and make sure that the door on either side can't touch mine. That, and assuming the other driver/passenger is responsible, is all I can ask for.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By bimmerstien
AWD didn't stop my 528Xi from fish-tailing in the...

AWD didn't stop my 528Xi from fish-tailing in the snow when I made a left turn through an intersection.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By bimmerstien
I'm not sure if its covered under CPO as a...

I'm not sure if its covered under CPO as a preventative maintenance item unless it fails.

I have CPO and extended maintenance and I don't think its covered under the maintenance contract either.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By bimmerstien
rear lights covered under CPO warranty?

I had my CPO repaired twice under the orig warranty. Same rear driver side light assembly. They use dissimilar metals between the plug and receptacle and this causes the corrosion.


Sent from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,766
Posted By bimmerstien
Do all current models require Premium gas ?

I burn premium. Mostly. She'll V-Power or Sunoco.

I also burn 91 in these brands.

The bMW Dealer says due to the anti-knock sensors you could use regular but I would advise against it.

It...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,766
Posted By bimmerstien
The full coverage insurance on my 08' 528Xi CPO...

The full coverage insurance on my 08' 528Xi CPO was less expensive than my '06 Impala LT ....IN NEW JERSEY!!!
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