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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Phil75070
I did the same thing a few years ago. IIRC, they...

I did the same thing a few years ago. IIRC, they told me to drive it about 100 miles before I brought it back.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Phil75070
I'll 2nd that recommendation. Always pleased with...

I'll 2nd that recommendation. Always pleased with the work they do for me at much better than dealer prices. .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By Phil75070
I've had this problem intermittently for well...

I've had this problem intermittently for well over a year. Had it checked by an independent and by the dealer on two separate occasions when it was lit but neither could find a cause and just reset...
Forum: General BMW 02-26-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,127
Posted By Phil75070
Hey! I resemble that remark!

Hey! I resemble that remark!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 120,274
Posted By Phil75070
Went to use navigation in my '05 545i and the...

Went to use navigation in my '05 545i and the street address was too new to come up. So, I put the address in my iPhone using Google Maps. To my surprise, all of the voice directions from Google Maps...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Phil75070
If you are talking about the Service Engine Soon...

If you are talking about the Service Engine Soon light, I have had that come on intermittently for a couple of years now with my '05 545i. I have had it checked out at the dealer (charged me over...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,554
Posted By Phil75070
My indy replaced my dieing battery in my '05 545i...

My indy replaced my dieing battery in my '05 545i with an Interstate mtp-93. Reviews on this battery are all excellent.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Phil75070
Brake pads and sensors front and rear, rotors...

Brake pads and sensors front and rear, rotors just for the front and a brake fluid flush cost me a little bit more than that at a good indy.
Forum: General BMW 11-11-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By Phil75070
Not a warranty issue, but I was experiencing an...

Not a warranty issue, but I was experiencing an intermittent Service Engine Soon light that might stay on for a couple of tanks of gas, then go away, only to come back. I had it checked at the dealer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Phil75070
Even if one reads the manual completely, there...

Even if one reads the manual completely, there are so many little things with these cars that we only learn when the situation arises. Glad that it was the solution.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Phil75070
If you turn the master key with remote control in...

If you turn the master key with remote control in the lock of the luggage compartment (boot) lid and withdraw it in the horizontal position this locks the luggage compartment lid and disconnects it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,870
Posted By Phil75070
'05 545i - no folding mirrors and no button like...

'05 545i - no folding mirrors and no button like that. Window lock button, as someone else mentioned, is below the window buttons where I also have a button that controls my rear window sun shade.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,598
Posted By Phil75070
Had the same thing occur but only with the rear...

Had the same thing occur but only with the rear tires and, yes, attributable to the camber. Rear tires, as a result, wear twice as fast as my front tires and because tires can't be rotated the...
Forum: General BMW 10-18-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By Phil75070
It is but if one normally goes to a full service...

It is but if one normally goes to a full service car wash and would now start doing it one's self it probably pays for itself in 12-18 months. Then it is all savings after that.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,499
Posted By Phil75070
I had my battery repalced in March of '09. I just...

I had my battery repalced in March of '09. I just pulled the paperwork and this is the battery they used at the dealership:

Battery from Exide 110AH 850A P/N 61217591085

The Autozone 95R-DLG...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By Phil75070
Does anyone know if locking the car puts it to...

Does anyone know if locking the car puts it to sleep faster or is the activation of the alarm a bigger drain?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Phil75070
Took me a while to find out how, too. Finally...

Took me a while to find out how, too. Finally looked in the manual. I kept looking for a release button on the headrests themselves to do a manual adjustment. I should have known it would be...
Forum: General BMW 09-20-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By Phil75070
Doesn't a unit with a laser shifter (where legal)...

Doesn't a unit with a laser shifter (where legal) as opposed to just a detector, give one more time to react?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-02-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Phil75070
I had an instance where I got in the car and the...

I had an instance where I got in the car and the seat and steering wheel could not be adjusted. The car "healed itself" overnight apparently, as the next morning everything was fine. I didn't do a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,416
Posted By Phil75070
Got my 545i when it had about 48K miles on it....

Got my 545i when it had about 48K miles on it. Now has 72K. Major expenses have been brakes on all 4 wheels, I had an ignition coil go bad and replaced along with the spark plugs, new battery and new...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Phil75070
I believe if the problem exists, it doesn't in...

I believe if the problem exists, it doesn't in all cars, they indicate it is a fire hazard. Judge for yourself.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 33,298
Posted By Phil75070
I've had intermittent problems with this, too. I...

I've had intermittent problems with this, too. I needed an oil change and had my indy check it out. They couldn't find anything wrong and reset it - no charge. Another time the Service Engine Light...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,952
Posted By Phil75070
From the manual for my 2005 545i: "Locking...

From the manual for my 2005 545i:

"Locking separately
Turn the master key with remote control in the
lock of the luggage compartment lid beyond a
resistance point to the right and withdraw it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,587
Posted By Phil75070
I got a set of two TYC cabin air filters from...

I got a set of two TYC cabin air filters from Amzon for $26 and changed them myself. They came with instructions. Simple job.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,613
Posted By Phil75070
Neither time this happened to me did the light...

Neither time this happened to me did the light reset itself (no longer display) on its own. The error had to be cleared by the dealer/Indy each time. I habe not had the light come back on since I put...
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