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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
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: 508
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: 2,043
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: 2,043
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: 2,043
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: 2,043
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: 311
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: 740
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: 5,662
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: 1,118
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: 788
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: 2,043
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: 166
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: 410
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: 118
Views: 8,372
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: 118
Views: 8,372
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: 565
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: 283
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.
Forum: General BMW 02-27-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,372
Posted By legend700
I did oil reset by OBC yesterday. It was easier...

I did oil reset by OBC yesterday. It was easier than I remembered. Probably even quicker than hooking up the app.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By legend700
When I bought my pre-owned 2008 in 2010 it came...

When I bought my pre-owned 2008 in 2010 it came only with one CA key. I bought the car from an out-of-town dealer in Atlanta, GA. The second key was missing. After my complaint, not having a second...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By legend700
The part Nos. for my keys are different. My car...

The part Nos. for my keys are different. My car is LCI and the "Radio remote control PCA" key is 66-12-0-413-694 and the "Slide-in" key is 51-21-7-069-547. The keys were mailed to me and did not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By legend700
A CA key fob is more like $400 and only available...

A CA key fob is more like $400 and only available through a BMW dealer. Mine did not require programming.
Forum: General BMW 02-23-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,372
Posted By legend700
There is a lot of added voltage monitoring coding...

There is a lot of added voltage monitoring coding in the new version. In my car some are presently coded "active" and others "not active". What is the benefit of one over the other?
Forum: General BMW 02-23-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,372
Posted By legend700
When reading All Service Data I can only see 1)...

When reading All Service Data I can only see 1) Front brakes, 2) Rear brakes, 3) Brake fluid, 4) Vehicle check, but not Engine oil.
I did not buy the Service Reset in-app yet.
In the past I did the...
Forum: General BMW 02-23-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,372
Posted By legend700
When ABS kicks in, as far as I know.

When ABS kicks in, as far as I know.
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