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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Mac Hadley
In certain states of the U.S., the oxygen sensors...

In certain states of the U.S., the oxygen sensors are covered by an extended emissions warranty. It would be worth checking to see if Canada has such an arrangement.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Mac Hadley
Here is a list of BMW shops in the DC area. I...

Here is a list of BMW shops in the DC area. I have not used any of them, so you will need to check them out:

http://www.bimmershops.com/search?q=Washington%2C+DC

There are You Tube vids on how...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Mac Hadley
I do a coolant flush every 3 years, use BMW...

I do a coolant flush every 3 years, use BMW coolant and distilled water.
Brake fluid every two years, again I would use the BMW product...it may be specific for the X drive
Some like to change the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Mac Hadley
CD player does not work

Hi all,
My 2008 535 suddenly stopped letting me play CDs. I can move the controller on to the CD site, but it does not activate. I observed that the CD illumination is dimmer that the FM, AM, AUX....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Mac Hadley
Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 5W-30 -...

Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 5W-30
- Mobil 1 SAE 0W-40
- Pennzoil Platinum European Formula Ultra SAE 5W-30
- Valvoline SynPower SAE 5W-30
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Mac Hadley
Interesting article, thanks

Interesting article, thanks
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By Mac Hadley
I rotate my key fobs every couple of months to...

I rotate my key fobs every couple of months to ensure that they stay charged.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By Mac Hadley
2 hoses on the intake pipe had been chewed which...

2 hoses on the intake pipe had been chewed which generated a fault for charge air pressure too low...that is what caused my warning icons.
the hoses were replaced two years ago, and all is fine now.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Mac Hadley
fuel pump is warrantied for 10 years/120,000...

fuel pump is warrantied for 10 years/120,000 miles
29DC, 29F1, 29F2 would be the fault codes
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Mac Hadley
my 535XI was built and delivered in 07. I have...

my 535XI was built and delivered in 07. I have had no problems whatsoever (save mice eating a vacuum hose). Granted, it only has been driven 18,000 miles.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By Mac Hadley
Agree, time to do the plugs.

Agree, time to do the plugs.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By Mac Hadley
I'd find a new mechanic. Here's something from...

I'd find a new mechanic.
Here's something from AOL Autos:

What is a remanufactured part? The term remanufactured usually (not always) refers to a part that, for all practicable purposes, has...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mac Hadley
A BMW SA said that the term "lifetime" really...

A BMW SA said that the term "lifetime" really means 4 to 5 years
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Mac Hadley
find a different dealer, then bring them your key...

find a different dealer, then bring them your key fob which will show any service done at a bmw dealership...
you don't have to be the original owner
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,455
Posted By Mac Hadley
Thanks! I was struggling to get all 3 vent...

Thanks! I was struggling to get all 3 vent settings on max, this worked.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Mac Hadley
You may want to check out this list and see if...

You may want to check out this list and see if anyone has experience with one of the shops close to you.
http://www.bimmershops.com/

I think the choice on whether to use a bmw specialty shop or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Mac Hadley
Groundhogs can be pretty substantially sized, say...

Groundhogs can be pretty substantially sized, say 50 lbs or so.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Mac Hadley
Ditto on needing to have the code read. Also,...

Ditto on needing to have the code read.
Also, some vehicles have had to have the pump replaced more than once. It is warranted for 10 years or 120,000 miles whichever comes first.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Mac Hadley
Info from AutoWerks is below...I've been told at...

Info from AutoWerks is below...I've been told at the dealership that lifetime means 100K miles or a time interval depending upon the type of service

We get lots of calls on automatic transmission...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By Mac Hadley
The Toyo Proxes are double AA rated for traction...

The Toyo Proxes are double AA rated for traction control. My car would slip on take off (manual trans) with the factory tires. When I switched to Proxes, the car performed well in rainy weather. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 723
Posted By Mac Hadley
I'm on my second set of Toyo's on my 328, and I...

I'm on my second set of Toyo's on my 328, and I am very pleased with them.
I did go with Michelin's on the 5 series, though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 986
Posted By Mac Hadley
My XI originally came with Continentals from the...

My XI originally came with Continentals from the factory. They needed to be replaced at 13,000.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Mac Hadley
Years and mileage is correct for the warranty. ...

Years and mileage is correct for the warranty. Also, limited to turbo problems caused by the wastegate is my understanding.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Mac Hadley
While all dealers will differ, I would speculate...

While all dealers will differ, I would speculate that they would not replace a working part. What I would suggest considering is finding out the price (others on the forum may help) to replace the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Mac Hadley
while I do not remember the codes, after mice ate...

while I do not remember the codes, after mice ate a vacuum hose, I got the engine malfunction/reduced power warning. It went away after the hose was replaced.
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