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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-22-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By roboe60
6,000 miles per year. (But I drive my E38 in the...

6,000 miles per year. (But I drive my E38 in the warmer months)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By roboe60
+1 The red light is always on when the hatch is...

+1 The red light is always on when the hatch is open. (At least on my 09) Makes it easy to find the switch when in the garage or at night.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By roboe60
I am probably in the minority, but I prefer the...

I am probably in the minority, but I prefer the early E70 halos vs the brighter LEDs. It seems every new car has bright LED DRLs slapped on them somewhere, but the more subtle, yellow-amber halos on...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-05-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By roboe60
I would start by swappping the coil with another...

I would start by swappping the coil with another cylinder's coil and see if the misfire follows.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 03-04-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By roboe60
Or Walmart for 5qt jugs of Castrol 0W40 for $25...

Or Walmart for 5qt jugs of Castrol 0W40 for $25 and some change. LL-01 approved.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 02-12-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By roboe60
^ +1 on new crank bolt

^ +1 on new crank bolt
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-23-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By roboe60
Did you take a look at the write-up by Magnum...

Did you take a look at the write-up by Magnum (link posted above). He outlines everything you will need. All of the water pump bolts are 10mm, as are most of the other miscellaneous bolts. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By roboe60
Driver's side (left), closest to the firewall, is...

Driver's side (left), closest to the firewall, is cylinder 8.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By roboe60
+1 on Carly

+1 on Carly
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By roboe60
I don't recall seeing your mileage posted. It...

I don't recall seeing your mileage posted. It could be the coil, spark plug or possibly oil in the plug well from a leaking valve cover gasket. You can swap coil 6 with another coil to see if the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By roboe60
How old is the battery? Have you had it tested?

How old is the battery? Have you had it tested?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,851
Posted By roboe60
+1 on Valeo. Amazon has the rear blade as well

+1 on Valeo. Amazon has the rear blade as well
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-28-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By roboe60
Is the ticking present after the engine warms up...

Is the ticking present after the engine warms up and does it stop when you rev the engine or accelerate? If so, then it is probably your VANOS. if you suspect it is the guides, or you do get a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-26-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,179
Posted By roboe60
Get the Carly app and wifi adapter. You can code...

Get the Carly app and wifi adapter. You can code the tailgate to close with the fob. (along with diagnostics and other codings)
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-01-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By roboe60
It should have a spring inside. What brand did...

It should have a spring inside. What brand did you buy?
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 08-28-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By roboe60
I am curious as to the brand of plug you show in...

I am curious as to the brand of plug you show in your picture with the four missing prongs. There have been reports by some of that happening with Bosch plugs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By roboe60
Put the last 7 digits of your VIN in the VIN...

Put the last 7 digits of your VIN in the VIN decoder:
http://bimmer.work/


Vehicle Identification Number 5UXZV4C55BL742112
Get a complete VIN audit! | CARFAX Vehicle History Report
Type ZV43...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-14-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By roboe60
Remove the phone component in the the trunk and...

Remove the phone component in the the trunk and the BMW Assist message will stop. Of course, that doesn't solve your console problem. I have the phone delete tray, but there is still a depression. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 06-12-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By roboe60
Probably # 8 or # 9 in the diagram below. Can...

Probably # 8 or # 9 in the diagram below. Can you back out one of the other shorter bolts (8 and 9) and try them where you are missing the bolt in the recess area for the water pump?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By roboe60
LOL. But, with a bag of apples, one bad apple...

LOL. But, with a bag of apples, one bad apple ................:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,544
Posted By roboe60
Please do. I have not seen anyone have success...

Please do. I have not seen anyone have success with any BMW series I own. (E38, E60 or E70).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,544
Posted By roboe60
No, it will not. Take your registration and...

No, it will not. Take your registration and driver's license to the dealer and order a new key.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-21-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By roboe60
My 01 with a 6/2000 build date had a MKII (have...

My 01 with a 6/2000 build date had a MKII (have replaced with MKIII) and small screen nav. I think the MKIII and wide screen nav came with 9/2000 build dates and beyond.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By roboe60
My rear passenger door was out. I pulled off the...

My rear passenger door was out. I pulled off the panel and found the two pieces separated, due to a broken tab. I put them back together, wrapped it with electrical tape and it has been fine for 3+...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By roboe60
No they are different. Here is the link to the...

No they are different. Here is the link to the light that illuminates the exterior handle:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=GG83-USA-06-2000-E38-BMW-740i&diagId=63_0551
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