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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By txag_530i
The OEM for the coil pack is Bosch. FCPEuro is...

The OEM for the coil pack is Bosch. FCPEuro is an outstanding organization. I've purchased many parts from them and wouldn't hesitate to purchase from them again.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By txag_530i
The MAF is located in the ducting between the air...

The MAF is located in the ducting between the air filter and throttle valve. You should see a wire harness and two Torx screws. Remove the harness and the screws and carefully remove the MAF.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By txag_530i
I used an E-Torx socket and a flex-head ratchet. ...

I used an E-Torx socket and a flex-head ratchet. I have Snap-On 80-tooth ratchet and managed to get about a 1/16th of a turn on each rotation of the ratchet. You might try a 3/8-inch drive...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By txag_530i
go to Penskeparts.com and get the part number. ...

go to Penskeparts.com and get the part number. ECSTuning, getbmwparts or bimmerparts.com sells genuine BMW parts at a discount.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By txag_530i
I bet it happens hourly. There's a setting in...

I bet it happens hourly. There's a setting in iDrive for an hourly reminder that can be toggled on or off.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By txag_530i
Did you check that the gas cap is fully tightened?

Did you check that the gas cap is fully tightened?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By txag_530i
If you have a rough idle then you really need to...

If you have a rough idle then you really need to have someone pull the error codes for you instead of just throwing parts at the problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By txag_530i
It is most likely a problem with the belt...

It is most likely a problem with the belt tensioner. It is an easy fix. Make sure that you take the car to a shop that specializes in European automobiles.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By txag_530i
Why not? I used it a 60k miles and it made...

Why not?

I used it a 60k miles and it made it easier for me to remove the plugs at 120k.

http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/permatex-counterman-s-choice-anti-seize-lubricant-09975/7730002-P
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By txag_530i
The 530i drain plug is on the side of the pan so...

The 530i drain plug is on the side of the pan so I had room for the extension and valve.

If there's no room for the Fumoto valve then try cleaning up the threads with a thread restorer. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By txag_530i
I had a similar situation. If you turn the drain...

I had a similar situation. If you turn the drain plug much more then the threads will be stripped and it will always leak. I'd advise you to get a Fumoto drain valve the next time you change your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By txag_530i
You posted this in the wrong forum. The...

You posted this in the wrong forum.

The brake fluid reservoir is located under a bunch of plastic claptrap at the firewall. You'll have to search for instructions. BMWs require DOT4 low...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By txag_530i
Check the expansion tank and the plastic tubing...

Check the expansion tank and the plastic tubing that runs across the top of the radiator. Both items leaked on my car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By txag_530i
You need something like this- ...

You need something like this-

http://www.tooltopia.com/schley-11100.aspx

or perhaps

http://www.harborfreight.com/bushingbearing-set-68971.html
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By txag_530i
Take the battery over to an auto parts store and...

Take the battery over to an auto parts store and have them check it out.

If it isn't the battery then it could be the alternator, or the starter. Do you hear the starter solenoid clicking when...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By txag_530i
I don't think that harness will come out. I've...

I don't think that harness will come out. I've done the electrical tape and heat shrink fix on one side myself and I didn't see a means of getting the harness out. There's no room to spare for your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By txag_530i
Let us know how that turns out. I bet that they...

Let us know how that turns out. I bet that they don't do anything for you at all, although I hope for the best.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By txag_530i
61319250196 Set, Caps (up to 03/07) Look at...

61319250196 Set, Caps (up to 03/07)

Look at PenskeParts.com

Input the last 7-digits of your VIN

Select group 64 and then Control Unit, Ato A/C, High
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By txag_530i
If you don't like the wood trim then you can...

If you don't like the wood trim then you can always apply a vinyl aluminum wrap.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By txag_530i
Two of the $15 3M kits did wonders for my...

Two of the $15 3M kits did wonders for my headlights.

450180

450181

I would have gladly paid $60 for someone else to do the labor.

In terms of UV protection, I plan on coating my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By txag_530i
Why does the headlight need to be replaced? If...

Why does the headlight need to be replaced? If they are hazed or yellow then you can polish them with a couple of kits from 3M. It will take a few hours but it is better than paying ~$2k for new...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By txag_530i
Hijack, but I change mine at 60k.

Hijack, but I change mine at 60k.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By txag_530i
I think that it is a 27mm.

I think that it is a 27mm.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By txag_530i
Make sure that the Mechtronics seal and wiring is...

Make sure that the Mechtronics seal and wiring is completely installed. If the electrical connection is not fully inserted then the transmission will not operate.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By txag_530i
Try clearing the fault codes with INPA.

Try clearing the fault codes with INPA.
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