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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,785
Posted By gggunchi
I know this is going to be some time off -- but...

I know this is going to be some time off -- but I'm going to plan on doing this in Feb of 2014 or so when I go to take the NY Bar.

Also, how much additional would you charge to do the coolant...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Okay all; So replaced the battery at the...

Okay all;

So replaced the battery at the BMW dealer and had it coded there (all for free) ... no more problems. Although I am going to go ahead and order that relay and just keep it in the car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By gggunchi
ridesafely.com

ridesafely.com
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,012
Posted By gggunchi
Post pictures of the IBS connector. I'm working...

Post pictures of the IBS connector. I'm working on a DIY for the thread. Hopefully admin with sticky it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,012
Posted By gggunchi
So I'm having a similar issue and encourage you...

So I'm having a similar issue and encourage you to track down the Smart Charging fuse/relay in the trunk. It is apparently the culprit many times. Moreover the part is only $20 from BMW.

Read...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Hey Thanks! I'm gonna swap out some relays...

Hey Thanks!

I'm gonna swap out some relays @ $20 a piece and then see what and how the problem is solved.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Excellent information.

Excellent information.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By gggunchi
I know most Asian car manufactures have a...

I know most Asian car manufactures have a lifetime warranty on the seat belts, so good luck. Let us all know how it turns out.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By gggunchi
I always thought that seat belts were under a...

I always thought that seat belts were under a lifetime warranty?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Ok, can anyone post up a relay diagram for the...

Ok, can anyone post up a relay diagram for the relays in the glove box fuse box please?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Previous owner replaced the alternator a couple...

Previous owner replaced the alternator a couple years ago, so it should be okay. No charging errors, just has a hard time cranking, jump start the car let the battery charge and it fires right up.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Have you taken a multi-meter to your car and try...

Have you taken a multi-meter to your car and try to narrow down where the draw is coming from? (Although that might be hard given your car is awake to test for current draw)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Good thing I just bought an extended warranty...

Good thing I just bought an extended warranty then.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Ok, so Bosch is 4 years 1 month old and is the...

Ok, so Bosch is 4 years 1 month old and is the Pep-Boys model # 49-850B.

I'm thinking this is probably the culprit, so a new battery is in order. I'm thinking about replacing it with another...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Well see what happens. I'll keep this thread...

Well see what happens. I'll keep this thread updated as time goes along. I believe the battery is about 3 years old. So it'll probably get replaced first, which is fine, if I still experience...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By gggunchi
My e60 has a 3rd point detachable middle seatbelt...

My e60 has a 3rd point detachable middle seatbelt with a special plug. So in the back seat there are a total of 4 seatbelt plugs and they each only work with their respective plugs.

How many...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By gggunchi
Question - What dealer were you going to?

Question -

What dealer were you going to?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Ok all; Here is an update -- car sat...

Ok all;

Here is an update -- car sat overnight, and it worked perfectly. Electrical grimlines? I think so.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
Hey - I believe its ~ 3 years old. Bosch...

Hey -

I believe its ~ 3 years old. Bosch battery. The previous owner was a member on here and last documented battery replacement was during the Summer of 2010.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,834
Posted By gggunchi
05 545i Battery Drain

Hey All;

Yes, yes yes *another* battery drain thread. I have an 05 545i without Comfort Access. If the car sits more than 36-48 hours the car will not start. Once it gets going there are no...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-25-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By gggunchi
Slight German Issue;

In the tag line of the members' information where it says;

"Mein auto" meaning "My car" is incorrect in German.

In the German language, all nouns both proper and improper are capitalized. So...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,728
Posted By gggunchi
I'd like to weigh in on this, living in Germany...

I'd like to weigh in on this, living in Germany --

From what the Lechhausen BMW Autohaus has told me, to get an American e60 to work correctly with a rear Fog, you would need a whole new rear...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,207
Posted By gggunchi
Hey - I have almost an identical list of...

Hey -

I have almost an identical list of issues with my car, with the coolant issue starting about a month ago. What was your experience since since Jan/2011. I'm thinking about trading it in...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By gggunchi
While I go to school in California, I have Texas...

While I go to school in California, I have Texas license. Luckily Texas has fully reciprocity with Germany. All I need to do is take a health class to render first aid, pay 20 Euros, and I receive...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-06-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By gggunchi
Ja, ich kann dich verstehe. Ich werde...

Ja, ich kann dich verstehe.

Ich werde warscheinlich ein gebraucht BMW 3er kaufen. Dann, nach 15 Monaten es verkaufen.
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