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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By H F
They don't call them Stealerships for nothing ...

They don't call them Stealerships for nothing ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
Well the charging system is not functioning . ....

Well the charging system is not functioning . . Two things you can do ,, first get the relay see if that does it .. If not ,, pull the alt out and warranty it at the parts store .
Where did you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
Start the car ,, and then turn everything on ..

Start the car ,, and then turn everything on ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
Turn every thing on . High beams ,radio , a/c and...

Turn every thing on . High beams ,radio , a/c and see how the voltage reads at the battery . It should read a constant 14+ volts ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Posted By H F
Well , if warranty covers it . It's all good .

Well , if warranty covers it . It's all good .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
Keep in mind that it's possible for alternators...

Keep in mind that it's possible for alternators to fail randomly and under a constant load . Same for the relays . It can short out and stick open during operation . A alternator can pass a bench...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By H F
Also do you have auto dimming ? If you do and the...

Also do you have auto dimming ? If you do and the new one doesn't it may throw an error .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By H F
If it was the other way around it would probably...

If it was the other way around it would probably throw an error . But I think you will be ok unless the plug is not the same .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
No click means for sure it's sticking , not...

No click means for sure it's sticking , not closing . I would say it warrants a replacement .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
Dealer is around 25 bucks .. But one of our...

Dealer is around 25 bucks .. But one of our members said he matched one at OReileys for afew bucks ... Most likely you can find a match at any parts store . Good luck with that , hope it works .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
Posted By H F
Dude ,,, that's funny man .. Lol !

Dude ,,, that's funny man .. Lol !
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
Here u go .. You can can check it and it mght...

Here u go .. You can can check it and it mght test good , but once it's under constant load and it's faulty it can stick open . So for the cost of a few bucks I would just throw in a new one for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By H F
It's possible that a new alternator could be bad...

It's possible that a new alternator could be bad , it does happen .
If you have checked out the new alternator and made sure it is indeed functioning correctly as well as the battery and your sure...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By H F
When you have a situation where there are too...

When you have a situation where there are too many failed starts it will activate the emobilizer , the car thinks there is a theft attempt . There is a certain amount of coded communication signals...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By H F
Not worth the effort in my opinion for a 300...

Not worth the effort in my opinion for a 300 dollar fix or what ever they charged you . A complete car software update is a good thing , it includes the latest transmission updates as well.

...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By H F
Actually there are many discussions here on this...

Actually there are many discussions here on this subject (BMWhat). No doubt that it's a good product and works really good , I have it and use it all the time . But there are also other options that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By H F
I dont know if I could ever sell my baby , it's...

I dont know if I could ever sell my baby , it's the best handling car I have ever owned that can hang with the best of them in the canyons.. So I could imagine how you feel with the empty heart...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By H F
First thing I would do is make sure the battery...

First thing I would do is make sure the battery can hold a charge and the alternator is working properly charging the battery .. Once you can check that off the list you can move on to something else...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By H F
I don't think you are going to find any smog shop...

I don't think you are going to find any smog shop that will pass it "legally " with a secondary air fault . But depending on the smog shop some will pass it with one monitor not ready I know they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By H F
I had the same feeling going from run flats to...

I had the same feeling going from run flats to Hankooks Ventus V12's felt like you mentioned on balloons .i was so disappoint , But I think I was just used to the super stiff side wall of the Dunlop...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 488
Posted By H F
I think they are feeding u a truckload of crap....

I think they are feeding u a truckload of crap. There is no need to update the software on the whole car . The problem is a EWS manipulation error , due to too many failed starts and activated the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By H F
Not registering the battery is not the reason for...

Not registering the battery is not the reason for the air bag error . Since you just replaced the battery and the air bag went off , it could be the BST cable on the positive terminal that threw the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By H F
I use a isimple is 75 cable . Works great, pretty...

I use a isimple is 75 cable . Works great, pretty happy with it .
http://m.ebay.com/itm/iSimple-IS75-PolyWire-iSimple-Universal-iPod-Auxiliary-Audio-Interface-Cable-/181114929167?nav=SEARCH
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By H F
Welcome to the forum .. You know there is a DME...

Welcome to the forum .. You know there is a DME main relay it's in the ebox under tha passenger cabin filter under the hood . Throw a new one in there and cross your fingers .
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-22-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By H F
There is a DME Main relay in the ebox that maybe...

There is a DME Main relay in the ebox that maybe be failing . Also the IVM or a 30g relay .
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