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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By edes300
If it says to remove it I would. Sent...

If it says to remove it I would.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By edes300
How hard was it to remove the electric fan. Hard...

How hard was it to remove the electric fan. Hard to tell in the Bentley manual.



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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By edes300
Thanks for all the advice. I think I should go...

Thanks for all the advice. I think I should go forward with my original plan now.

Does anyone think I will need to disconnect the oil cooler lines from the oil cooler? Last year I replaced my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By edes300
Thanks for the quick response. It looks very...

Thanks for the quick response. It looks very tight in there and as I have no problems I'll take your advice and keep an eye on the belt for now.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 534
Posted By edes300
N54 serpentine belt and tensioner repleacment.

Hello

I have a 2008 535xi with 82000 miles. I was planning to replace the serpentine belt and tensioner in the next few months mainly because it's never been done before. On inspection the belt...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By edes300
Thanks for the reply. Looking at the 7 series...

Thanks for the reply. Looking at the 7 series forums not a lot of problems noted with the 740s mostly the 750s with their V8s.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By edes300
N54 vs N55 thoughts

Looking to upgrade to a 2011 to 2015 740lxi in the next year or to. Any thoughts on if the N55 engine is better. I think that used the N54 in the 2011 and 2012 740 back then.

Overall had pretty...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By edes300
It will be a great car. I've had my 535xi for 8...

It will be a great car. I've had my 535xi for 8 years now and still love driving it every day. Just put some money aside every month to budget for repairs as needed. The 528 is the most dependable of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By edes300
I think the car is overpriced. Problem is that it...

I think the car is overpriced. Problem is that it is unlikely the owner will come down much. He has babied his car for the last 7 years it will always be worth more to him than to anyone else.

If...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By edes300
My main concern would be that with such low...

My main concern would be that with such low mileage may not be good for the car.

How often was the oil changed? How often was the car getting fresh gas?

Some of the gaskets may start leaking...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By edes300
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By edes300
I can give you my experience with my 08 535xi. I...

I can give you my experience with my 08 535xi. I have owned it since 2010.
Bought it with 20,000 miles and now has 76000. Overall runs very well but when there are problems the computer systems in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
No. In my case replacing this sensor corrected my...

No. In my case replacing this sensor corrected my problem. 1000 miles on the car since.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By edes300
bmw 2009 5351 $10000 / 97,000 miles what should I be looking for

There are certain things that go bad on most n54 engines by this mileage. Make sure water pump has been replaced, oil filter housing and oil cooler gasket, low pressure fuel sensor and crankshaft...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
I ordered a new crankshaft position sensor and...

I ordered a new crankshaft position sensor and gasket from pelican parts for about 90 dollars and replaced it in about an hour and a half. So far so good with no problems. Thanks for all the help and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
Ok. So took kids out to Pizza Hut. After driving...

Ok. So took kids out to Pizza Hut. After driving normal for the first 5 min the transmission went into neutral briefly then wouldn't get out of either 2 or 3rd gear. Went into limp mode but cel did...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
Thank you for the response. I drove it...

Thank you for the response.

I drove it another 30 miles. No problems so far but I think I'll replace the sensor since it's only 80 dollars on pelican and bav auto websites.

Worst part is that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
Thanks for the advice. I had 3 of the injectors...

Thanks for the advice. I had 3 of the injectors replaced in 2010. I didn't get any misfire codes so far so I'm thinking it's the crankshaft sensor but I don't want to changes parts until I'm sure.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
Any advice, anyone. Please.

Any advice, anyone. Please.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By edes300
Reduced engine power/CEL

I would greatly appreciate advice on how to proceed on this:

2008 N54 535xi with 73000 miles on it.

Was running fine this morning then went out to lunch with the wife. Came back an hour or so...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By edes300
As I recall there is a 8 year 80000 mile warranty...

As I recall there is a 8 year 80000 mile warranty in this from bmw.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By edes300
What did you use to get the plastic parts to...

What did you use to get the plastic parts to shine so well?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By edes300
Only problem is that if the water pump goes you...

Only problem is that if the water pump goes you usually get little to no warning. That what happened to me at 11:00 pm in the winter when it was 5 degrees outside. Had to wait with kids in the car....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By edes300
It's a fairly common item to fail over time....

It's a fairly common item to fail over time. Costs about 60 dollars for the part but sits right below the manifold.
Very easy to replace while your there.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By edes300
what maintenance to perform with walnut blast, pic

Just my own opinion but good time to change oil filter housing gasket and oil cooler gasket. Also fuel pressure sensor.

Nice looking car by the way.
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