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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By njlou
Update: I did the replacement today:...

Update:
I did the replacement today: -Tensioner, pulley, and belt-
A word of advice - remove the fan assembly - it is the only way to go.
The fan is easy to remove but tricky.
I did the job with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By njlou
This is the kit I got from AMZN: ContiTech...

This is the kit I got from AMZN:
ContiTech ADK0022P Accessory Drive Belt Kit
Price: $87.92 Shipping free with "prime" +tax.

Make sure you get the one for your model.:thumbup:

A good site:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By njlou
???????If that's the reason, why do the new ones...

???????If that's the reason, why do the new ones have a gauge??:dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By njlou
:hi: Thanks for the verification.:thumbup:

:hi:
Thanks for the verification.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By njlou
Belt tensioner / pulley replacement

2008 E60 / n52 / 528xi - 62k miles

I discovered that my serpentine belt is becoming misaligned. this seems to be a common problem. It seems that the tensioner wears and causes the issue.
I have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By njlou
:rofl: Don't let the BMW police find out:tsk:

:rofl:
Don't let the BMW police find out:tsk:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By njlou
That "fix" doesn't look too happy:thumbdwn: It...

That "fix" doesn't look too happy:thumbdwn:
It seems that any shop could make you a new piece using your ends and a new tube:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By njlou
Just to clarify, by run out I am describing "out...

Just to clarify, by run out I am describing "out of round".:yikes:
If the tire is more than .1" out of round it will shake.
BTW don't stop if you find one there may be more.:dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By njlou
Most likely you have a moon roof rainwater drain...

Most likely you have a moon roof rainwater drain clog. The subject is well covered in these threads.:cry:
Also check your trunk/spare tire area for water. If your electronics have not been moved,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By njlou
I had a similar problem years ago when radials...

I had a similar problem years ago when radials were still an "experiment".:rofl:
I had the tires balanced, rotated, you name it.:dunno:
They would shake but sometimes not as bad. Finally an astute...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,317
Posted By njlou
The turkey baster is minimal at best, but better...

The turkey baster is minimal at best, but better than nothing.:dunno:
Must use a NEW turkey baster for obvious reasons and keep it away from the kitchen.
BUT.... obviously you have not done this....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By njlou
I for one do not wish to be "cool" by changing...

I for one do not wish to be "cool" by changing things that no one cares about!!!
These after market items are typically not well engineered, and are expensive. The risk to our sensitive/expensive...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 895
Posted By njlou
Good job!!! Looks like you found the problem, now...

Good job!!! Looks like you found the problem, now have your friendly dealer replace it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By njlou
:)You have 2 pumps. one is a hi-pressure for the...

:)You have 2 pumps. one is a hi-pressure for the headlights. That pump sprays both sides. If one side works, you have either a clog or a broken hose after it branches.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By njlou
I wonder if he has a BMW??? maybe a 700 - bullet...

I wonder if he has a BMW??? maybe a 700 - bullet proofed!!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By njlou
WOW!! it goes deeper than I thought! Even you...

WOW!! it goes deeper than I thought!
Even you guys don't get it... The dealer doesn't even get it.

FUNF = German for 5
In Germany the slang for a 5 series is a FUNFER = 5er. :thumbup:
I guess...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By njlou
563495 I also tried to remove the inner...

563495

I also tried to remove the inner phone box. It is seemingly simple, however the left side has a bolt which is installed before the box is installed making it difficult to remove without...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By njlou
Here is a little more than I know!:dunno: ...

Here is a little more than I know!:dunno:
AFAIK: those buttons are not push buttons, but rather capacitive induction switches. They work by touch rather than motion.
Could it be that these...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By njlou
:rofl: that's funny right there!!!!!!

:rofl: that's funny right there!!!!!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By njlou
I did something like that. When we got the car...

I did something like that.
When we got the car my wife wanted new plates. Not vanity just clean. SO I thought it would be a great opportunity to get a cool vanity plate. After much research I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By njlou
Suggest that you not do anything until it is...

Suggest that you not do anything until it is completely determined what it is. :bawling:
The wrong solvent or sandpaper will permanently ruin the pain in that area and a body shop loves to "blend"...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 57,956
Posted By njlou
The IBS must be connected while registering the...

The IBS must be connected while registering the system. You are not registering the battery, you are registering entire computer/battery/charging system. We are talking computers here!!, so the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By njlou
Immediately notify the selling dealer in writing,...

Immediately notify the selling dealer in writing, and have them sign it. You have ~3 days to cancel any contract!!
THEN give him a print out of this thread and see if they can fix it!!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By njlou
This seems to be a good example of a bad...

This seems to be a good example of a bad example!!
Looks to me that IF you get the air suspension you want, it would have to be driven at max height all the time. All the geometry will be wrong and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-04-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 112,524
Posted By njlou
:eeps:Crazy idea....... is it possible to put a...

:eeps:Crazy idea....... is it possible to put a Kevlar cover held by elastic straps as a scatter shield until this issue is resolved?? Not great looking, but maybe safer??:dunno:
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