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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By silverbimmer3
what about bremi??????? also - why is bmw...

what about bremi???????

also - why is bmw using DELPHI coils now??????

is it the same as Bremi?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By silverbimmer3
if you have time and another car, i'd start with...

if you have time and another car, i'd start with what others said by doing valve body overhaul first.

if that don't fix your problem, you think swap or rebuild.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 33,825
Posted By silverbimmer3
you are right - there are 2 issues here 1....

you are right - there are 2 issues here

1. diversity antenna is located somewhere not water tight, and if the tail gate hatch is fully raised in the rain, water will get into the housing and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By silverbimmer3
i will need to find out tomorrow. they said...

i will need to find out tomorrow.

they said they put in a new valve body; and they gave me the old valve body back, which they say it broken and could not be reprogrammed.

i am not sure what...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By silverbimmer3
I have a removed valve body in my trunnk; is...

I have a removed valve body in my trunnk;
is there anyway to tell if the TCM is good or not?


thanks a lot!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 33,825
Posted By silverbimmer3
lol i am on my 3rd diversity antenna already. ...

lol i am on my 3rd diversity antenna already.

current one is from a 6er.

also wagons are prone to wire break at the hatch hinge, i mean wires would just break from hatch use, as well as the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By silverbimmer3
Lightbulb update on rebuilt transmission & 'new' valve body - ZF 6HP19

i've had the car for a few days since picking it up on Saturday after a rebuilt of the tranny.

i had these problems on the same pick up day
- reverse delayed engage
- hard downshift / kick /...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By silverbimmer3
thank you for your help; very much appreciated!...

thank you for your help; very much appreciated! and yes that is the total!!!
and nobody showed me anything during the job;

i agree with you that rebuild should incl. a working mecha, but a week...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By silverbimmer3
all happened in the past 2 weeks. i picked up...

all happened in the past 2 weeks.
i picked up the car on last Friday
just doesn't drive like a rebuilt transmission at all.

the 'transmission guy' took my 7 grand, and left me with this sh8t. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By silverbimmer3
story

ok the whole story:

- transmission gone limping mode a few times, then on a Saturday afternoon, limping mode won't reset, rendering car undriveable, so had to tow the car to an indy shop i've...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By silverbimmer3
thank you for the excellent sugg. i really...

thank you for the excellent sugg. i really appreciate it. i was in such a hurry to move forward, and now i feel i am scammed hard.

i will get inpa readout as soon as tomorrow.

according to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By silverbimmer3
Will have to plan a legal route But...

Will have to plan a legal route

But seriously though would bmw USA have that info,?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By silverbimmer3
Exclamation look up original transmission serial number from the factory?

why do i need it??
good question

because recently i had to have my transmission 'rebuilt' by a local shop and then the transmission started to have new problems. so it is really fishy what they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 332,871
Posted By silverbimmer3
how much did indy shop charge you? it's very...

how much did indy shop charge you?

it's very risky to have some stranger, or even a 'friend' do transmission.

they can put in a used one, yet charge your 3x the money for a rebuilt, which is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 332,871
Posted By silverbimmer3
hmm, sorry but i've yet to hear about dealer...

hmm, sorry but i've yet to hear about dealer using used transmissions for repair....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 58,412
Posted By silverbimmer3
fyi 2016 dealer price for replacing...

fyi

2016 dealer price for replacing mechatronics is about $5000
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 58,412
Posted By silverbimmer3
any details please?

i wonder what are replaced, is it the whole transmission with the valve body / mechatronics?

thanks!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,340
Posted By silverbimmer3
cool. just to clarify, you have to use...

cool.

just to clarify, you have to use somewhere else to jack up the car before you slide jack stands under the jack stand points.


this is especially for the rear end; for front end, use the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 332,871
Posted By silverbimmer3
the way how bmw stands behind their products is...

the way how bmw stands behind their products is like a thousand mile behind ZF factory.

maybe it is just the dealerships; but still bmw 'allowed' dealerships to treat customers in a not so decent...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 58,412
Posted By silverbimmer3
info from other post

save you some research time:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=401524

to summarize, replacing the mechatronics solenoids seems to be the fix; if not rebuilding the whole tranny.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 332,871
Posted By silverbimmer3
so, is it safe to say that bmw is not STRICTLY...

so, is it safe to say that bmw is not STRICTLY German
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 58,412
Posted By silverbimmer3
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 58,412
Posted By silverbimmer3
did you go to little garage or the other one that...

did you go to little garage or the other one that specializes in the e46 subframe reenforce?
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 832
Posted By silverbimmer3
well maintained e46 will be harder and harder to...

well maintained e46 will be harder and harder to find, they either garage queen, or track car. it is 2014, so either it is a gem to keep, or a junk to rebuild.
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By silverbimmer3
sorry i am not sure why your dealer couldn't...

sorry i am not sure why your dealer couldn't figure it out.
did you go to a dealer or indy? i would go to dealer if it is smg.
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