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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By lordofthering
I have 2008 535xi and it has only one Thermostat...

I have 2008 535xi and it has only one Thermostat at Electric Pump. I do not believe any car have two thermostats. I could be wrong. If you car says "service engine soon" means you need to have car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 156,970
Posted By lordofthering
Buy a battery from BATTERYPLUS if you have any...

Buy a battery from BATTERYPLUS if you have any store around you. They will register battery for free. Seems they have lots of BMW Customer so they keep software to register in house. Also, get 10%...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,502
Posted By lordofthering
My OBD 2 Scanner told me Code 54C6 (Dirty...

My OBD 2 Scanner told me Code 54C6 (Dirty Transfer Case Oil), I changed in my E60 but did not reset. I have 140 K miles. I am assuming I will never have to change my oil unless my car goes beyond...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 71,998
Posted By lordofthering
Hi Did you fixed your issue ? If yes, what was...

Hi
Did you fixed your issue ? If yes, what was the solution ? I am having same code. I have switch VANOS and see if that comes back but I wanted to be ready.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,728
Posted By lordofthering
Thanks a Lot

Thanks a Lot
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-26-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,728
Posted By lordofthering
I have silly question. I have the same code and I...

I have silly question. I have the same code and I was wondering transfer case Oil Change is the same as Transmission Oil Change ? I have changed transmission oil 30K miles ago but never reset any...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,343
Posted By lordofthering
My leaking Cooler damaged by TPS unit as well....

My leaking Cooler damaged by TPS unit as well. bought new from ebay and plugged in and worked great. This time, I wrapped plastic bag around entire unit so next time, even water goes in trunk my TPS...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By lordofthering
Did you try to turn off Air off from A/C knob ?...

Did you try to turn off Air off from A/C knob ? Mine was doing same and I turn off my A/C knob when I start car and later turn on A/C. Big Noise went away.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 47,290
Posted By lordofthering
Looks like it is time to change water pump. It is...

Looks like it is time to change water pump. It is under the car on driver side. not too hard to change. There are Youtube video on how to change it. It is plastic part and it has very high rate of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,976
Posted By lordofthering
I had same humming sound almost at all speed, at...

I had same humming sound almost at all speed, at lower speed it was very obvious. I lived with more that 3 years finally by accident I found below workaround and it fixed my A/C not working and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 752,616
Posted By lordofthering
Htc one

Phone model: HTC ONE
Car model: 2008 535xi
[x] ability to make/receive calls
[X ] phone book automatically synches to car
[ X] dial by name (without verbal training of system)
[ X] calling name...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By lordofthering
Disconnecting Battery from E60 for Engine Wash

Hi
I wanted to disconnect battery before I can wash Engine. Anyone can tell me if it is OK to disconnect battery from Trunk before I can wash Engine using degreaser ?

Is there any alternative of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 47,290
Posted By lordofthering
I agree, I would change coolant pump asap since...

I agree, I would change coolant pump asap since it is known problem and it is just matter of time
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,749
Posted By lordofthering
Should I do full Flush or only replacement from...

Should I do full Flush or only replacement from Pan ?. I know how can i do the replacement of oil from pan but not sure about how to flush it out from Transmission.

Should I use "Castrol Import...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,749
Posted By lordofthering
2008 535xi - E60 Transmission Fluid Question

Hi,
My 2008 BMW 535xi has 81K miles and I was wondering if I should replace Transmission oil and filter both or not. Will I get any warning on iDrive saying I need to change transmission oil based...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By lordofthering
I was driving and hot engine message came up and...

I was driving and hot engine message came up and it was keep shutting down the car. Towed car to dealer and they replaced water pump under CPO warranty. Cost was $50 deductible. I was saved for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 32,775
Posted By lordofthering
I have driven 250,000 miles on my 1999 MB C230...

I have driven 250,000 miles on my 1999 MB C230 without changing Brake Fuid/Transmission Fluid. Also never flushed Coolant only added. No issue so far. I see people get too emotional about their car....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By lordofthering
2008 - 535xi parts Help Needed

I had accident in rear bumber on my 2008 535xi and I like to replace two main part in attached image. Can someone please help me to locate part number ?

1) Number 5 and number 3 in 535xi sign
2)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 47,290
Posted By lordofthering
My 2008 BMW 535xi - 72K miles had Engine too hot...

My 2008 BMW 535xi - 72K miles had Engine too hot light two days ago. Towed car to Dealership and they changed Coolant Pump. Thank god It was covered under CPO warranty.'

Also, Low Engine Oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,967
Posted By lordofthering
I am not sure why do you think it is unbelievable...

I am not sure why do you think it is unbelievable to reach out the center button all the time. Here is the example: Your car is in your garage and now you want open back door on opposite side of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By lordofthering
Do you know what value I have to set in CODING ?....

Do you know what value I have to set in CODING ?. I can do my coding..only need to know what to change.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By lordofthering
Thanks..That is what I was looking for whether...

Thanks..That is what I was looking for whether this is simple setting or it is coding issue. I have gone through all setting in iDrive and it did not have any option to change.

I have posted...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By lordofthering
2008 - 535xi - All Doors unlock when you open Driver's Door

Hi,
I am used to getting my all 4 doors getting unlocked when I open driver side door with my other car. With this car when I come out and try to open back door to take something out, realize door...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,625
Posted By lordofthering
As far as I know most Spark Plug comes pre-gaped...

As far as I know most Spark Plug comes pre-gaped if you pick "Exact Fit" spark plug for your car. You do not have to worry about gapping your spark plug. I believe in older times it was required, not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 156,970
Posted By lordofthering
Look under Post from Chumpy in below URL ...

Look under Post from Chumpy in below URL

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=434396
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