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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By ZeroDfx
Is replacing this oil pressure switch a simple...

Is replacing this oil pressure switch a simple DIY item or is it more readily done by a mechanic?
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 11-22-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By ZeroDfx
Content is mixed: some I purchased and most I...

Content is mixed: some I purchased and most I downloaded from CD's.
Right now the hierarchy is as follows:
Music folder-> Artist folders-> Album names-> Songs within each album

This allows me to...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 11-22-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By ZeroDfx
USB Thumb Drive vs iPod Nano

How do I load my iTunes library onto a thumb drive so the car (2008 550i) reads it like my iPod nano? Which folders do I transfer?

I've loaded my entire iTunes folder on it and the car reads...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By ZeroDfx
2008 550i - USB Thumb Drive vs iPod Nano

How do I load my iTunes library onto a thumb drive so the car (2008 550i) reads it like my iPod nano? Which folders do I transfer?

I've loaded my entire iTunes folder on it and the car reads...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,019
Posted By ZeroDfx
What's the cut-off point for the CCC and...

What's the cut-off point for the CCC and transition to CIC?
When did that happen?
Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By ZeroDfx
I have only been in an E60 for a year so I don't...

I have only been in an E60 for a year so I don't have an extensive knowledge base built yet, however in the E39 this vibration was typically associated with failing upper thrust arm bushings. So...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By ZeroDfx
Thanks; I ran a search for "center+console" and I...

Thanks; I ran a search for "center+console" and I didn't see this come up.

Based on what you have showed me here, I doubt I need to remove the whole thing; I think I can find a way to do what I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By ZeroDfx
2007 530i Aux Input Extension

I have the aux input facing the back seat, and I'd like to run a short extension from the rear-facing input into the center console storage area. I want to keep it neat and run the wire under the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By ZeroDfx
Does "intermittent acceleration issue" mean the...

Does "intermittent acceleration issue" mean the car is accelerating when you don't ask it to, or it is NOT accelerating when you ask it to? I'm unclear as to what the problem is here?
As a new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By ZeroDfx
So if I'm understanding the headlight...

So if I'm understanding the headlight conversation correctly, he cannot simply replace the lens housing? He has to obtain an entire new headlight unit with all the electronics inside it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By ZeroDfx
I filled the tank this weekend and drove it 25...

I filled the tank this weekend and drove it 25 miles home; left it in the garage and came out to a slight smell of gas also next morning. It's also been in the high 90's here, and I didn't over-fill...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By ZeroDfx
I'm having a hard time imagining what could have...

I'm having a hard time imagining what could have required updating to allow it to run properly. I could understand some type of optional "system upgrade" that would allow or introduce new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By ZeroDfx
You may want to look at limiting the kid before...

You may want to look at limiting the kid before you limit the car. A kid without driving privileges can't damage any car, regardless of performance capabilities.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,471
Posted By ZeroDfx
I completely blew out a Toyo Proxe this spring...

I completely blew out a Toyo Proxe this spring after hitting a pot-hole at speed; I replaced it and the other side tire with a pair of A/S 3's. The TPM kept telling me the pressure was down in one...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ZeroDfx
Thank you! It's the first picture in the screen...

Thank you! It's the first picture in the screen shot; so it's telling me the key needs charging.

Since I've already been driving with it in the ignition a few times with just that purpose in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ZeroDfx
New Dashboard Symbol

I have recently started using a secondary key fob that came when I purchased the car, and it has worked fine both when inserted into the ignition and when simply in the car in my pocket.
The last...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By ZeroDfx
Now that you have discovered it was the Satellite...

Now that you have discovered it was the Satellite module, what functionality is permanently lost, in spite of the fact that you have gotten your sound back. What is the Satellite module controlling?...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By ZeroDfx
I've been wondering how things went for you with...

I've been wondering how things went for you with this; sorry to hear the new disks did not work as they did for me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By ZeroDfx
I had a similar issue in my 2008 550 which I...

I had a similar issue in my 2008 550 which I purchased used from a private party. The iDrive seemed to constantly recycle each time I tried to use a feature, particularly the Nav set up.
I was able...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By ZeroDfx
Had similar experience with missing front...

Had similar experience with missing front tow-hook cover on mine: came out of store and suddenly missing! Turns out it's a $35 dealer part primed but unfinished; then you need to get the spray paint...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By ZeroDfx
Actually you touched on my biggest fear in this...

Actually you touched on my biggest fear in this process: removing and reinstalling the collar. Yesterday when I filled up the tank, I could smell that I had a leak, so I obviously did not get the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By ZeroDfx
It actually went pretty smoothly based upon...

It actually went pretty smoothly based upon reading through the DIY procedure to know what to expect.
I pulled the fuses for the fuel pumps and was pleasantly surprised how little pressure remained...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By ZeroDfx
Thanks for sharing your views; I appreciate the...

Thanks for sharing your views; I appreciate the perspectives.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By ZeroDfx
I'm not concerned about the gas itself; I'm...

I'm not concerned about the gas itself; I'm concerned about the "back-flow" taking dirt that has been collected in the filter and sending it back into the tank. I'm wanting the new filter to start...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By ZeroDfx
R&R 550 Fuel Filter/Pump Procedure

I'm about to R&R the fuel filter/pump on my 2008 550i within the next week I have read the 5Series.net procedure to R&R the fuel filter/pump, and it would seem there is no way to avoid the old fuel...
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