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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 591,285
Posted By zufahren
Hi BMW_535 - see the previous post - S III pairs...

Hi BMW_535 - see the previous post - S III pairs fine. As far as I know you cannot display SMS or email with any phone, wouldn't exactly be safe driving practice!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By zufahren
Valve ticking

Here's the thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=506682&highlight=

I've decided to live with it on my '08 528i. I spoke with local BMW service advisor who was aware of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 591,285
Posted By zufahren
Samsung Galaxy S3 - 2008 528i - paired...

Samsung Galaxy S3 - 2008 528i - paired immediately, all contacts sync'd, work great :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,097
Posted By zufahren
Thanks - appreciated.

Thanks - appreciated.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,097
Posted By zufahren
I've just come in from the garage as my left tail...

I've just come in from the garage as my left tail light assembly is doing strange things, and sure enough the brown #5 pin and wire in the harness is hosed :-( If I replace the harness and carrier,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,922
Posted By zufahren
Based on what is contained in this thread, the...

Based on what is contained in this thread, the SB, and what I've observed with my '08 528i, I fear this is the problem I've observed recently :mad: I have 94,000 km / 59,000 miles on the clock.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,860
Posted By zufahren
west76, I don't know about the bavtech software,...

west76, I don't know about the bavtech software, but an independent BMW technician modified my idle about 100 RPM. It is now perfect with no vibration. The stock software can be modified. Good...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By zufahren
Super - thanks for providing this info. :):) I...

Super - thanks for providing this info. :):) I was at BMW Welt last December - not to be missed!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,061
Posted By zufahren
The computer (ECU) needs to have the battery...

The computer (ECU) needs to have the battery registered (mileage reading of your car) so the alternator knows when/how long to charge it over the life of the battery. BTW, the Interstate batteries...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By zufahren
Check this thread: ...

Check this thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=529411
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By zufahren
I recall reading you need to hold the switch for...

I recall reading you need to hold the switch for 20 seconds and that invokes a calibration process which then determines how much pressure to apply, etc. Good luck :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By zufahren
Well I replaced my OEM battery today as cranking...

Well I replaced my OEM battery today as cranking was taking longer and it reset the clock to zero the last few days. :( I went with an Interstate MTP49/H8 which come well recommended and have a long...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By zufahren
I would say keep it. You have a great looking,...

I would say keep it. You have a great looking, reliable car that's built to last. Maximize your investment as much as it makes sense - just my Cdn 2 cents :):)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,904
Posted By zufahren
Also see Eric1992's account and the SB text ... I...

Also see Eric1992's account and the SB text ... I had a similar experience but the SB wasn't the silver bullet - see my post in the thread from today:
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,971
Posted By zufahren
Just installed the ProDry drop in today ... will...

Just installed the ProDry drop in today ... will see how it goes . Recommended from an independent BMW tuning expert:
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,860
Posted By zufahren
Thanks Eric1992 for your post, and the service...

Thanks Eric1992 for your post, and the service bulletin. I had a good independent shop install the kit referenced in the SB (apparently the local BMW dealer stocks them which means they sell at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,870
Posted By zufahren
Agreed, it should be covered! Surprised to see...

Agreed, it should be covered! Surprised to see early failure like this.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,988
Posted By zufahren
+1 :rofl: ... ich möchte Deutsch lernen!

+1 :rofl: ... ich möchte Deutsch lernen!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,189
Posted By zufahren
Thanks for this info - something else to put on...

Thanks for this info - something else to put on the todo list! :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 20,642
Posted By zufahren
43 - Director, Software QA for a large IT company...

43 - Director, Software QA for a large IT company - and time for a car that I like to drive ;)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,189
Posted By zufahren
I've only had my e60 a few months but in the cold...

I've only had my e60 a few months but in the cold I noticed a draft coming from the passenger side turning right at lower speeds. How/where's this coming from?! :dunno: I also have a fair amount of...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-19-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By zufahren
Glad to be here ...

After owning a BMW motorcycle for a few years it's time for a 2008 528i - one owner and in nice shape. The daily drive has just got a lot more fun :)!! Looking forward to learning and contributing...
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