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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4
Posted By cmyachtie
Brake sensor question

Got me the brake sensor symbol in cluster, iDrive says still 10K left on pads pulled the wheels and looked at pads and still have over ten mm thickness left, it appears when the rotor gets in contact...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By cmyachtie
Google E60 BMW RESET service indicator , and...

Google E60 BMW RESET service indicator , and you'll get tons of responses
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By cmyachtie
I just can't imagine what the Munich engineering...

I just can't imagine what the Munich engineering team was thinking when they put that plastic drain in a <$50K automobile......I'd recommend for anyone that has to touch that thingy to replace it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By cmyachtie
Yes

Yes
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By cmyachtie
I think you also have to remove the front bumper...

I think you also have to remove the front bumper and IF SO, this may be of assistance:
http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/545i-front-bumper-removal-tips-140649/
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By cmyachtie
For music streaming you need both the aux...

For music streaming you need both the aux connector installed and the BT MOD AS DESCRIBED HERE
http://5series.net/forums/e60-parts-accessories-mods-22/better-bluetooth-streaming-139872/

Or a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By cmyachtie
If you never have replaced your coolant it's time...

If you never have replaced your coolant it's time to do it now and NO you cannot replace thermostat without draining the coolant and just draining the rad will not do since thermostat being closed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By cmyachtie
+1!!!

+1!!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 954
Posted By cmyachtie
Ditto for me pm pls. Thanks

Ditto for me pm pls.
Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By cmyachtie
Did you also reset adaptations after the oil...

Did you also reset adaptations after the oil change?
If not you should ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,916
Posted By cmyachtie
Try pelicanparts and your torque: Jointing...

Try pelicanparts and your torque:
Jointing torque - 25 Nm
+
Torque angle = 90, in other words torqu to 25 and then add 1/4 turn
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By cmyachtie
There is also this one I installed and am very...

There is also this one I installed and am very happy with:
Better Bluetooth streaming (http://5series.net/forums/e60-parts-accessories-mods-22/better-bluetooth-streaming-139872/)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By cmyachtie
Am just wondering if you eliminated the gear...

Am just wondering if you eliminated the gear shift selector.

As far reading charge voltage it should remain relatively steady, fluctuating a few tenths of a volt is OK and assuming you have an AGM...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By cmyachtie
NCSEXPER is the thing for key coding, I have...

NCSEXPER is the thing for key coding, I have write up, somewhere but got from one of the forums so if you need it let me know or Google for it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By cmyachtie
I have white oem from dealer and it's AGM!! ...

I have white oem from dealer and it's AGM!!

Color doesn't mean a thing when it comes to battery type......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-25-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By cmyachtie
Ignition coil question re BOSCH vs ELDOR

Am trying to gather some info re. my occasional knock on the 545 se previous post
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=844610 (Occasional knocking on starting N62)

NE1 know the real...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By cmyachtie
Yeah, but that tape wrapped around the battery...

Yeah, but that tape wrapped around the battery cable bracket would not budge til,I found a super long bigass knife
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By cmyachtie
Thanks for Clarifying that. Was doing my...

Thanks for
Clarifying that. Was doing my spark plugs today and had a closer look at the throttle body area and suspected as much, will get me that brass y and do that next.
Never want to do...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By cmyachtie
OK, this has got me stumped...what hose are you...

OK, this has got me stumped...what hose are you guys referring to on this diagram below?
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=NB33-USA-10-2003-E60-BMW-545i&diagId=17_0286

Would've...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By cmyachtie
The link below does not help with your USB stick...

The link below does not help with your USB stick but an alternative for music thru Bluetooth streaming instead, easy DIY.......and cheaper solution than most....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By cmyachtie
2004 545, occasional Engine knock when starting

For quite some time now when starting the engine hot or cold there is an engine "knock" or "ping" sound happening just once at the first stroke of the engine, it's loud enough to also sound like a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By cmyachtie
Newer TCU and some coding will do that, with...

Newer TCU and some coding will do that, with NCSEXPER you can do that yourself easily, however cheaper and easier and added benefit of BT music streaming you'll get with the SURE BT board instead....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 Installed this months ago, no regrets!...

+1
Installed this months ago, no regrets! Highly recommend it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By cmyachtie
This may help you make the right decision for...

This may help you make the right decision for you;

http://5series.net/forums/e60-discussion-2/windshield-crack-141898/

I would pay the extra for the OEM version as my new aftermarket screen...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 580
Posted By cmyachtie
Looks like next time you'll remember to...

Looks like next time you'll remember to disconnect battery before you start poking in your car wiring heh? Looks like 2 open fuses......
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