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Forum: 6 Series 11-29-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
Can someone tell me where to find the Boseman...

Can someone tell me where to find the Boseman Push photos on where to apply pressure?
Forum: 6 Series 11-14-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Mine is still not fixed. Tried and fixed it...

Mine is still not fixed. Tried and fixed it about 3 or 4 times but the fix never lasts. my car is black with black top and black leather seats and I do live in Houston but that's not as bad as 80...
Forum: 6 Series 04-11-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
My car with "Convertible Top Not Locked" issue...

My car with "Convertible Top Not Locked" issue has broken again for like the 7th or 8th time. It's been broke for about 2 weeks and I haven't had time to get it into the shop. But I got lucky one...
Forum: 6 Series 02-10-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Idle control module failures

Here's a description on the design on the 3 series in the 80s E30. You have a power feed input transistor to the Idle Control Module that also has the Oil Service LEDs control circuit in it. The...
Forum: 6 Series 02-10-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Never looked but probably can't read their...

Never looked but probably can't read their strings. ;) Mine is the back roof sensor again. Going to have to try to elongate holes on sensor mounting bracket more. Wish someone would make a...
Forum: 6 Series 02-09-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Convertible Top Not Locked

I'm still having problems with mine. It's currently in "Convetible Top Not Locked" chime mode. I'm bring it in today since my local shop says to not do the top manually or try to fix it myself so...
Forum: 6 Series 10-22-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
The mechanism seems to be fine. The sensors and...

The mechanism seems to be fine. The sensors and sensor alignment are a piece of junk that making millions for BMW. I'd like to see a rack up of how many replacement sensor parts they have sold and...
Forum: 6 Series 10-22-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
My top is now working. I had did the rotational...

My top is now working. I had did the rotational sensor mount mod to elongate 2 of the 3 mounting holes but my "conv top not locked" message was still there. I read on this or another 645Ci...
Forum: 6 Series 10-21-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
Just in case someone wants to try to manually...

Just in case someone wants to try to manually check your sensor(s). Here what I did on my 2005 645Ci:

Pull screwdriver and manual crank allen wrench from Tool kit in the trunk above the battery....
Forum: 6 Series 10-21-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
In hind sight, this is such a fantastic car,...

In hind sight, this is such a fantastic car, except for my convertible top problems so I'd definite blow off this LEMON top on the 2004 to 2007 versions.
It seems to happen less on the new ones but...
Forum: 6 Series 10-21-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
More questions on 2005 645Ci Convertible...

More questions on 2005 645Ci Convertible "Convertible Top Not Locked" errors. I performed the mod that makes slots to rotate slightly the sensor in the top that creates this error per a BMW service...
Forum: 6 Series 10-18-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,753
Posted By Spot0814
I agree, Many of the other BMW models don't have...

I agree, Many of the other BMW models don't have near the problems the 6 series has. But they are probably making millions off the sensor replacements.
Forum: 6 Series 10-18-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,753
Posted By Spot0814
Lucky you. You are still under warranty. Use...

Lucky you. You are still under warranty. Use the hell out of it for the next few days/weeks after you get it back to see if it fails again.
Forum: 6 Series 10-18-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,753
Posted By Spot0814
Mine is down manually, PUt it back up and no...

Mine is down manually, PUt it back up and no luck with getting rid of the Top Not Locked message so I guess it's going back to the mechanic. Not sure how to troubleshoot the sensors.
Forum: 6 Series 10-15-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
Got the top down, Thanks. Rear window was tough...

Got the top down, Thanks. Rear window was tough to get to go down. Still has top not locked error. Anyway to get rid of the warning now that it's down? Or do I have to put in back up?
Forum: 6 Series 10-15-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,753
Posted By Spot0814
I bought my car used with 90K miles on it. This...

I bought my car used with 90K miles on it. This is my 2nd time with this problem. Mechanic shop charged me $250 and replaced a sensor last time. I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how to...
Forum: 6 Series 10-15-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 67,340
Posted By Spot0814
Mine car has the dreaded "Convertible Top not...

Mine car has the dreaded "Convertible Top not Locked" warning going on every time I go above/below 5mph again. Anyway to stop it? Also, with the top closed/locked, how do you get to your sensors...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,408
Posted By Spot0814
I just put an AFE type K&N air filter on my car, ...

I just put an AFE type K&N air filter on my car, It sounds great. But my idle and RPMs sometimes are a bit erratic? Does my 2005 645Ci re-map automatically or if not, how to you get it work idle...
Forum: 6 Series 07-20-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,864
Posted By Spot0814
I had a similar problem and I'm not sure whether...

I had a similar problem and I'm not sure whether the Expansion Tank had a small crack or the Fan failed but both have been replaced along with a probable working thermostat. Car is still overheating...
Forum: 6 Series 06-10-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Got my car back, a local Houston place European...

Got my car back, a local Houston place European Cars LTD fixed my top quickly and cheaply. Changed out and adjusted one sensor. Hope it holds up. Sensor/labor and some other stuff done for under...
Forum: 6 Series 06-03-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Car in Shop Now

I just put the car in a reputable local non-BMW service garage. So I am awaiting a call from them on what it's going to have to cost to fix the 'Conv Top not Locked" issue. Will post my cost...
Forum: 6 Series 05-25-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,386
Posted By Spot0814
Thanks sdbrandon for the quick concise reponse.

Thanks sdbrandon for the quick concise reponse.
Forum: 6 Series 05-25-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,386
Posted By Spot0814
Anyone have a picture of what the iPod interface...

Anyone have a picture of what the iPod interface looks like in the glove box? I have a 2005 645Ci conv with the 6cd changer in the glove box.. Even if I have to ditch it, I'd do it to get an iPod...
Forum: 6 Series 05-25-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,336
Posted By Spot0814
Hmm! my 2005 645Ci convertible has somewhat the...

Hmm! my 2005 645Ci convertible has somewhat the same issue but mine doesn't seem to have the acclerator stick, just seems to have the huge transmission continue to go after you let off the...
Forum: 6 Series 05-25-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 30,298
Posted By Spot0814
Well, on a cooler evening yesterday here in...

Well, on a cooler evening yesterday here in Houston, To my surprise the red blinking button wasn't flashing on the convertible buttons. I tried it, the top worked perfectly did sound a bit labored....
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