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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By toga94m
My new Bosch (Pep Boys last August) came with a...

My new Bosch (Pep Boys last August) came with a vent hole on the wrong end. I looked harder and found the proper vent hole was plugged with a flush-mount plug. I dug that out, moved it to the open...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By toga94m
Betcha these guys will be able to get you going. ...

Betcha these guys will be able to get you going.
http://www.bmwcoding.com/forum.php
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By toga94m
The older DISA were more prone to falling apart...

The older DISA were more prone to falling apart and getting sucked in. I have a 2006 530xiT (Oct 2005 build). My outer DISA lost its grip between motor and flapper and was rattling around (sounded...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By toga94m
I didn't think the front-to-rear rails were...

I didn't think the front-to-rear rails were optional on E61, but at least for a Euro 525d they are. This search assumes a January 2006 build.

without rails...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By toga94m
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By toga94m
I went from the factory 2005 DVD to a burned 2013...

I went from the factory 2005 DVD to a burned 2013 (?) version. A year or two earlier I had also messed around with coding some options on the car, real simple stuff like turning off the legal...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By toga94m
Did your '08 originally offer real-time traffic...

Did your '08 originally offer real-time traffic information, and if not, is it available now? That feature became active on my '06 530xiT after I loaded a more recent nav DVD, and it's accessing all...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By toga94m
It usually happens in the winter with short...

It usually happens in the winter with short drives - moisture builds up in the engine/oil and confuses the sensor. The free solution (in the winter) is to drive the car long enough to get it fully...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 873
Posted By toga94m
From...

From http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/us/e60e61/index.htm - Fuse F04 also can power the SMG transmission according to this M54 schematic...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-31-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 271
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Posted By toga94m
Jumping on the bandwagon - would like a link for...

Jumping on the bandwagon - would like a link for latest for my E60(E61) as well...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By toga94m
What's the version / level you found? I have v41...

What's the version / level you found? I have v41 from April 2011 but haven't tried updating anything on the car. The dates you give seem to be the date you performed the update, rather than the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By toga94m
Well, here's the fuse card for my US-market '06...

Well, here's the fuse card for my US-market '06 530xiT wagon. Might be close, might be completely wrong for your car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By toga94m
3 years ago I bought my '06 530 wagon with...

3 years ago I bought my '06 530 wagon with 6-speed (so, 6 years old at the time) with 109k miles, loaded (cold / sport / nav / cd changer), for $18k from a private seller - and that was with a new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By toga94m
I found the PDF on my computer, but it doesn't...

I found the PDF on my computer, but it doesn't say which chassis it applies to - thanks for pointing that out aber57. The PDF is more of a generic "this is how all braking works" document, covering...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By toga94m
Try rolling off the gas slowly, vs leaping off...

Try rolling off the gas slowly, vs leaping off the gas pedal. I've read somewhere (on the Internet!) that if you get off the gas really quickly the car assumes you're about to jump on the brake, and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,235
Posted By toga94m
This diagram for factory aux input shows WS/SV...

This diagram for factory aux input shows WS/SV (white with black stripe) going to pin 8. The SV/WS (black with white stripe) is from pin 4.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,235
Posted By toga94m
You got it, pin 4 looks right.

You got it, pin 4 looks right.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,235
Posted By toga94m
Which car? Mein Auto: 2004 525i & 2006 530i ...

Which car? Mein Auto: 2004 525i & 2006 530i Wiring is different for different models.

There are wiring diagrams at http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/en/e60e61/index.htm

From looking...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By toga94m
Another thread here...

Another thread here http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8897460&postcount=5 pointed out that the wipers will run when that module loses network communication. Maybe it's waving its hands...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By toga94m
http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/en/e60e...

http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/en/e60e61/index.htm
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By toga94m
Yup, we're here. Good place to commiserate about...

Yup, we're here. Good place to commiserate about broken hatch wiring, sunroof leaks, and tired hydraulic lift pumps. On the other hand, we can brag about carrying two cubic yards of bagged mulch, and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By toga94m
Not trying to cut down the seriousness of the...

Not trying to cut down the seriousness of the issue here, or to defend BMW's suppliers, but using higher wattage aftermarket bulbs could definitely affect the wiring insulation. 35 watts at 12 volts...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By toga94m
Assuming the WDS diagrams cover US/Europe wiring...

Assuming the WDS diagrams cover US/Europe wiring all the same,
http://www.bmw-planet.com/diagrams/release/en/e60e61/index.htm shows rear defogger is 4mm RT/WS (red/white) and 4mm BR (brown).
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By toga94m
Kurt - how's the terrain where you're at? We're...

Kurt - how's the terrain where you're at? We're fairly flat where I live so all-seasons are good enough, but I know Montreal (3 hours north) requires snowtires by law in the winter. And yeah, my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By toga94m
Jeez... my 530xiT AWD wagon with Conti DWS has...

Jeez... my 530xiT AWD wagon with Conti DWS has been fine in our NY snow. Worst that happened is when I backed into the driveway before shovelling, and sucked up a bunch of snow and ice with the...
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