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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By DJtoad
I would get a second opinion. 30FF is a generic...

I would get a second opinion. 30FF is a generic low boost code and can mean something as simple as leaking vacuum lines (heat makes them deteriorate), bad boost solenoids, leaking charge pipe, etc. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By DJtoad
This site has a very active coding and...

This site has a very active coding and programming subforum. I'd suggest posting there and seeing if someone can help you out. You can also go to bmwcoding.com, go to NY/NJ/CT/PA regional subforum,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By DJtoad
Thanks for coming back and posting a follow up.

Thanks for coming back and posting a follow up.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By DJtoad
OP, to be fair to those trying to help, you...

OP, to be fair to those trying to help, you should state all of the facts each time you create a another thread about this car -- like how the car had flood damage, that there were modules missing,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By DJtoad
When was your electric water pump last replaced? ...

When was your electric water pump last replaced? Since the problem is intermittent, it's best to pull the codes, and not just the generic ones, but the BMW-specific codes with something like Carly...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By DJtoad
Unfortunately, you have to replace the entire...

Unfortunately, you have to replace the entire shroud assembly but it's surprisingly easy to do on most E60s, including yours.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By DJtoad
Sounds like an electrical problem with your fan...

Sounds like an electrical problem with your fan (relay, fuse, etc.). As for the A/C, the engine fan has to be running for the A/C to function properly or at least the car has to be moving fast...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By DJtoad
I'm assuming that by "checked the AC coolant" you...

I'm assuming that by "checked the AC coolant" you mean you checked the pressure reading on the low side connector and it was within the acceptable range (around 30-40 PSI if I recall correctly) Any...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By DJtoad
What's your car's build date? There's a good...

What's your car's build date? There's a good chance you've already passed the 8 year window . Also, they won't replace the turbos unless the rattle is really pronounced. If yours just have a slight...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By DJtoad
Go to the Coding subforum...

Go to the Coding subforum (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=175) and read until you think you know everything there is to know about coding -- and then read some more. Simple...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By DJtoad
If your car is level and you followed the fill...

If your car is level and you followed the fill procedure, including bringing the transmission to the correct temperature, then that's all it needs. I believe the correct temperature is around 35-40...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By DJtoad
I've had that happen on high curbs and very steep...

I've had that happen on high curbs and very steep driveways. I've got 6" of clearance at the lowest point of the front bumper (underneath at the rear edge). My guess is your car wasn't lowered.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By DJtoad
Did you check for a cracked charge pipe? Is the...

Did you check for a cracked charge pipe? Is the charge pipe firmly attached to the throttle body?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By DJtoad
Go to the Car Navigation, Audio, and Electronics...

Go to the Car Navigation, Audio, and Electronics subforum (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=53) and check out one of the navigation update threads. The process is very easy and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By DJtoad
Read the PDF in the first sticky -- "So you just...

Read the PDF in the first sticky -- "So you just bought an E60". But in short, pretty much the same strengths/weaknesses as the N54-based 335i.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By DJtoad
Must have been a momentary glitch because I can...

Must have been a momentary glitch because I can get there.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By DJtoad
It wasn't that long ago that you said you had a...

It wasn't that long ago that you said you had a lot more than that wrong with your car -- worn rotors, oil leaks, etc. Did you get that stuff fixed? Unfortunately, I think you'll be lucky to get...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By DJtoad
Negative. It's hydraulic and the steering is...

Negative. It's hydraulic and the steering is great.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By DJtoad
Any 6.3x13 hex head screw with a washer will...

Any 6.3x13 hex head screw with a washer will work. The original screw that came with the car has been replaced with a new part which isn't as nice and is 10 times more expensive. If you buy it from...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By DJtoad
Your best bet is to post your query in the...

Your best bet is to post your query in the Mid-Atlantic Region subforum or use www.bimmershops.com
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By DJtoad
That's really weird. Have you tried reloading...

That's really weird. Have you tried reloading the maps again? Perhaps you received a bad USB although I thought the system does a checksum verification. If you purchased it from a dealer, show...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By DJtoad
Replacing the plugs shouldn't cause misfires, and...

Replacing the plugs shouldn't cause misfires, and no, the recommended Bosch/BMW plugs can't be gaped. Perhaps the coils will fix the problem but normally you check for a bad coil by moving them...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By DJtoad
+1. Used it for my son's dark blue Mazda 3 which...

+1. Used it for my son's dark blue Mazda 3 which had a TON of white rock chips in hood and front bumper. In fact, there were so many we rubbed the paint on large areas with a gloved hand. We were...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By DJtoad
I've found a lot of photos of the 2004 E60 front...

I've found a lot of photos of the 2004 E60 front fuse holder online and that engine management fuse seems to be "missing" in each. Can't answer the active steering fuse question but if the fuse...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By DJtoad
Where did you get your fuse diagram? I think...

Where did you get your fuse diagram? I think you're using the wrong one. Your car wouldn't run with the engine management fuse missing. Look at this link. It's a front fuse box removed from an...
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