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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By NedB
550i driveshaft "ring"

Every once in a while, when I shift out of park (and maybe when I shift between drive and reverse), I hear what sounds like a bell ringing once. To my ears, the only thing I think could make the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By NedB
I've had mine installed for over a year, and am...

I've had mine installed for over a year, and am very happy with it. I set it at the middle setting, and never changed it....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By NedB
That was it! I replaced the valve in the drivers...

That was it! I replaced the valve in the drivers side (US) valve cover. Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By NedB
08 550i crankcase pressure regulating valves

As my 550i has 100k miles, I ordered two pressure regulating valves (11127547058) and a vent hose (11617563477) for preventive maintenance. Much to my surprise, when I removed the engine cover and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By NedB
Unless you completely disable Dynamic Traction...

Unless you completely disable Dynamic Traction Control, or enter a slippery turn way too fast, this won't be a problem. The DTC (in my opinion) was designed for slippery, icy, snowy conditions, I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By NedB
+1

+1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By NedB
Follow this guide -...

Follow this guide - http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e60-m5-e61-m5-touring-discussion/204192-steering-angle-sensor-diy-fix-worked.html#post2308847

worked for me!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By NedB
I have driven my 550i with Active Steering faults...

I have driven my 550i with Active Steering faults before, caused by a dirty steering wheel angle sensor. The ratio stays at whatever is was set to when the fault occurs - so it could be fast or slow....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
Just on SOME cars - depends upon yeat, I think

Just on SOME cars - depends upon yeat, I think
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
There are (at least) two ways to connect to an...

There are (at least) two ways to connect to an OBD2 connector with BMWhat on an Android phone. One is using Bluetooth and a Bluetooth OBD2 adapter. Another is using a USB ODB2 adapter and a phone...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
I have an LG G3 android phone with the...

I have an LG G3 android phone with the recommended wired USB adapter. My 2008 was old enough to not want to program with the bluetooth adapter. I also have a bluetooth adapter if the other car needs...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
Does anyone know if you can do multiple cars with...

Does anyone know if you can do multiple cars with the same phone/app install?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
I used another cable/obd2 connector I had, and it...

I used another cable/obd2 connector I had, and it is working now, Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By NedB
BMWhat and 2008 550i

Has anyone gotten this combination to work? I have tried it with both the Bluetooth EML 327 and the recommended wired USB connector, and cannot get it to talk to the car....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By NedB
Interesting! So, two tires one each car, or do...

Interesting! So, two tires one each car, or do you swap them back and forth? :)

(sorry - couldn't resist)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By NedB
I did not know they came in different flavors!...

I did not know they came in different flavors! The one I have is a Bluetooth version. Learn something every day......
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By NedB
It's not really a WiFi connection, it's a...

It's not really a WiFi connection, it's a bluetooth connection, right?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By NedB
Well, like I said above, it is probably the wind...

Well, like I said above, it is probably the wind deflector hitting the sunroof. BMW's answer is to replace the wind deflector. From other posts here, a less expensive fix is to put a long thin strip...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By NedB
It may sound bizarre, but does it go away if the...

It may sound bizarre, but does it go away if the sunroof is closed? I searched for months for a rattle that sounded like very large metal parts hitting together somewhere in the driveshaft tunnel,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By NedB
Smile Aluminum Shocks! How cool is that?

I just received the replacement Sachs shocks for the front of my 550i with M-Technic suspension, and was amazed when I discovered they were made of aluminum. I have worked on cars for a long time,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By NedB
On an LCI, both inner lights will come on when...

On an LCI, both inner lights will come on when you shift into reverse and it is dark....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 24,512
Posted By NedB
61

61
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By NedB
Both. The inner metal of the bushings are...

Both. The inner metal of the bushings are attached to the outer metal by the rubber in the bushing. If you tighten the bolt that goes through the inner metal with the wheel hanging down, it will lock...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By NedB
[QUOTE=sigtwenty;8378159]On any incline when...

[QUOTE=sigtwenty;8378159]On any incline when parking...apply brake then put into park. Other than that I don't use it

+1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By NedB
Did you have any work done to the...

Did you have any work done to the transmission/driveshaft previously? I would not expect a bolt which has been in for 90k+ miles to suddenly decide to come loose...
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