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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By MSAMMY
Does anyone know if this SIB is covered for free...

Does anyone know if this SIB is covered for free outside of the warranty period? I get this message every time I turn the wheel quickly after backing out of the garage, or pulling out of my L-shaped...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By MSAMMY
OK, if it's the entire car that's vibrating, you...

OK, if it's the entire car that's vibrating, you most likely have one or more bend rims in the back. Does the vibration change from time to time and sometimes seem to go away or is it always...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By MSAMMY
Also, where do you feel the vibration, in the...

Also, where do you feel the vibration, in the seat/chassis area or in the steering wheel? That's an important piece of information we're missing that we need to help you out...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By MSAMMY
Hmmmm, I had the same problem when the battery...

Hmmmm, I had the same problem when the battery was running low. How old is your battery? If it's pretty old, you get a lot of weird messages like that on I-drive.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By MSAMMY
Keep in mind, another selling point is the fact...

Keep in mind, another selling point is the fact that your car has one of the last naturally aspirated, non-turbo charged V8 engines that BMW has manufactured and maybe one day, may be considered a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By MSAMMY
Welcome aboard Dan, there's a great bunch of...

Welcome aboard Dan, there's a great bunch of peeps here that can help out with just about any question on your 535i. Post some questions, we're here to help! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By MSAMMY
How old is the battery? They do weird things to...

How old is the battery? They do weird things to the electronics when they are weak and on the way out. Just a suggestion and good luck!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By MSAMMY
I just put a set of Conti DWS's on our 328xi and...

I just put a set of Conti DWS's on our 328xi and the ride vs. the Runflats are like night and day, sans some cornering crispness. On our 550i we have about 3K miles on the Michelin Pilot Super...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By MSAMMY
Same here, the 2007 550I V8 is rock solid, just...

Same here, the 2007 550I V8 is rock solid, just maintain and no problems so far at 62K miles! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,829
Posted By MSAMMY
If you do opt for the Sports Package, definitely...

If you do opt for the Sports Package, definitely get rid of the Run-Flat "stones" they ship your car with from the factory. Without RFT's, the car still handles perfectly and it takes the "edge" off...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By MSAMMY
Will, Hell no, Say it ain't so!!! Congrats on the...

Will, Hell no, Say it ain't so!!! Congrats on the new ride. We're keeping our 550i as She's the last normally aspirated non-turbo charged V8 ever made! The car is a beast and we won't trade her for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By MSAMMY
Wow, that's a drastic amount of power steering...

Wow, that's a drastic amount of power steering fluid leaking. Did this suddenly come on or did you have to add fluid gradually to get to this level of leakage? Do you have the sports package with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By MSAMMY
+1 on the Club Soda! Flood it and immediately...

+1 on the Club Soda! Flood it and immediately vacuum with a wet/dry shop vac. Try a small patch first then expand. Do this a couple of times and keep vacuuming until its almost dry. This should...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By MSAMMY
That's the thing, it seems to be hit or miss with...

That's the thing, it seems to be hit or miss with E60 battery life with no definitive pattern at all. My commute over the 7 years was 3.2 miles each way. The car has only 58K miles on her and was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By MSAMMY
Battery Replacement - this may be a record!

Well, well, after 2,538 days, we finally had to have our original battery replaced in our 550i. That's a total of 6 years, 11 months, 17 days! That's just shy of 7 years on the original battery!!! ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By MSAMMY
I have the same problem, I now have two 124's in...

I have the same problem, I now have two 124's in the corner of my garage, they are straightened, but not perfect and they'll cause vibrations on someone else's car. I can't sell them on EBay since a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,087
Posted By MSAMMY
She has 59K on the clock, took delivery 06/2006...

She has 59K on the clock, took delivery 06/2006 AND SHE HAS THE ORIGINAL BATTERY!!! 3 weeks shy of 7 years on the battery - amazing!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By MSAMMY
Do you have Comfort Access as they have been know...

Do you have Comfort Access as they have been know as nasty parasitic draws when one of the handles fail and go awry. My car is garaged all winter, I only trickle charge when I remember to and I took...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By MSAMMY
Kamdog, you can blame me for that, sorry! I have...

Kamdog, you can blame me for that, sorry! I have an early-delivery 2007, delivered June 2006 first on the block to have a 550i for 2007. The tranny had HUGE "clunkieness" problems, very bad shifting...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,864
Posted By MSAMMY
Bent rims, period. I had an intermittent...

Bent rims, period. I had an intermittent vibration in the steering wheel and through the seat/chassis, come to find out, I had 4 bent rims. I had them straightened for $400, waste of money, don't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,970
Posted By MSAMMY
I have one of the early 2007 production builds...

I have one of the early 2007 production builds with a build date of 06/2006. Will be interesting to see if I have the same problems as the 545i's or not. Only 58K on the clock so far!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,043
Posted By MSAMMY
Same here, just replaced my old Hankook's (don't...

Same here, just replaced my old Hankook's (don't ever put these on your car) with Michelin Pilot Super Sports and two new rims in the rear to fix a vibration problem. I am totally impressed with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By MSAMMY
Very cool, you gotta post some pics!!!

Very cool, you gotta post some pics!!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By MSAMMY
Good decision, cost you 8 bucks but saved you a...

Good decision, cost you 8 bucks but saved you a trip to the dealer, especially if you're out of the maintenance plan and if so, you saved quite a bit of $$$'s !!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By MSAMMY
Ooops, all that brake bedding caused your rear...

Ooops, all that brake bedding caused your rear sensors to hit the rotors! Have fun doing those next weekend!
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