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Forum: 5 Series 09-20-2004, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By GreatDisappoint
lease

Make sure you test drive it for the problems outlined in
Motor Trend and Edmunds or you will be very unhappy.
Forum: 5 Series 09-14-2004, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Given all the problems you listed..........

These things happen, but are you sure the reason that you
were given for its absence is accurate?

Given all the problems you listed in your post
[...
Forum: 5 Series 09-14-2004, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Check your email

Check your email
Forum: 5 Series 09-14-2004, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Yes

It does have clutch plates.

It could be your problem.

What has you service facility told you they think it is?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2004, 03:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,755
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Check your email

Check your email
Forum: 5 Series 09-13-2004, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Gas Mileage in City Driving - 2004 545iA

For those of you that do mostly city driving with your 545iA,
what seems to be your average miles per gallon?
Forum: 5 Series 09-09-2004, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Drivetrain

cockatoo8. GO TO THIS LINK

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69842
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,755
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Funny steptronic gear changes ??

ANOTHER, THIS ONE IN AUSTRALIA:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71198


cockatoo8
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Location: Australia Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 3
Mein auto:530I
Forum: 5 Series 09-09-2004, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Drivetrain Problems

DOES IT SOUND LIKE ANYTHING DESCRIBED IN THE FOLLOWING:

http://www.edmunds.com/new/2004/bmw...rticleId=102584

Paragraph FROM EDMUNDS:

The driving experience ranged from irritating to...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-07-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Thank you for the apology.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR APOLOGY.

HOWEVER, I AM NOT SURE WHY BMW NA POSTS THESE 'SORRY NOTES'
ON THE VARIOUS BMW FORUM SITES. ONE MIGHT READ IT AND HAVE
THE IMPRESSION THAT BMW NA WILL DO SOMETHING...
Forum: 5 Series 09-03-2004, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Stall problem - 545iA 2004

I had the stall problem as well.
Less than 500 miles on it at the time.

A car that can stall while you are driving
presents a dangerous condition, as if your
car dies in the street or highway,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2004, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,755
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Live and learn

=================


Heez, thank you for your helpful post.
I took your advice.
I read another car article, see it below.
Think there's an accident that BMW tied with Audi as number 9
per JD...
Forum: 5 Series 09-03-2004, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By GreatDisappoint
August 2004 Motor Trend

August 2004 Motor Trend

http://motortrend.com/roadtests/luxury/112_0408_bmwsts/index3.html

Executive Privilege Road Test: 2004 BMW 545i vs. 2005 Cadillac STS

Variability is no problem,...
Forum: 5 Series 09-03-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By GreatDisappoint
August 2004 Motor Trend

August 2004 Motor Trend

http://motortrend.com/roadtests/luxury/112_0408_bmwsts/index3.html

Executive Privilege Road Test: 2004 BMW 545i vs. 2005 Cadillac STS

Variability is no problem,...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 09-03-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By GreatDisappoint
August 2004 Motor Trend

August 2004 Motor Trend

http://motortrend.com/roadtests/luxury/112_0408_bmwsts/index3.html

Executive Privilege Road Test: 2004 BMW 545i vs. 2005 Cadillac STS

Variability is no problem,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,755
Posted By GreatDisappoint
August 2004 Motor Trend

August 2004 Motor Trend

http://motortrend.com/roadtests/luxury/112_0408_bmwsts/index3.html

Executive Privilege Road Test: 2004 BMW 545i vs. 2005 Cadillac STS

Variability is no problem,...
Forum: 5 Series 08-31-2004, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Surging Issue

I do not mean to quibble, but it appears that someone
forgot to inform them about the software to whomever
handed over the 545iA to Edmunds when test driving
the 545iA as stated in their August...
Forum: 5 Series 08-31-2004, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Forgot to add this from Edmunds: This...

Forgot to add this from Edmunds:

This behavior took us by surprise, as neither the 6 Series coupe nor convertible we recently tested exhibited such characteristics. For now, we can only assume...
Forum: 5 Series 08-31-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Go to to get lucky

Read this at Edmunds before you buy the 545iA:


http://www.edmunds.com/new/2004/bmw/5series/100344932/roadtestarticle.html?articleId=102584

"The driving experience ranged from irritating to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,755
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Sounds like a shudder. Not normal. Check your...

Sounds like a shudder.
Not normal.
Check your private mail.
Forum: 5 Series 08-28-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Wink Yes, every so often someone with a brain ...

Yes, every so often someone with a brain :thumbup: posts information
helpful to answer the question, like this one in another context:

================

Originally Posted by bmwguynj
Link to...
Forum: 5 Series 08-28-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By GreatDisappoint
THAT'S GREAT!!!!!! IT WOULD TAKE 'CLASS' THOUGH.

THAT'S GREAT!!!!!!
IT WOULD TAKE 'CLASS' THOUGH.
Forum: 5 Series 08-28-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By GreatDisappoint
2005 Chrysler 300C IS A GREAT CAR. COASTING A...

2005 Chrysler 300C IS A GREAT CAR.
COASTING A BIT IS NORMAL, 7 MPH IS MY QUESTION.
700 RPM AT IDLE.
AND THE NEEDLE NEVER MOVES @ 7 MPH IN REVERSE
OR FORWARD UNTIL I HIT THE GAS PEDAL.
DOES YOUR...
Forum: 5 Series 08-28-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By GreatDisappoint
Exclamation 2004 545iA BMW: 7 mph in reverse & forward - With no gas!

Does anyone experience either or both of these with their
2004 545iAutomatic ?

From a complete stop, when placed in reverse, and after releasing
the brake pedal, and without depressing the gas...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-28-2004, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,732
Posted By GreatDisappoint
go here for more information on this issue ...

go here for more information on this issue

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=69842
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