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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By H F
Welcome to the forum .. Are you getting any...

Welcome to the forum ..

Are you getting any type of error message on the idrive ? Anti trap errors ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
I totally agree with your comments , the relay...

I totally agree with your comments , the relay has no communications with anything . But I do think its wired in to the charging circuit , either before or after the voltage regulator, and possibly...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Ya , I think while the car sat and the relay...

Ya , I think while the car sat and the relay frozen , it will pull a parasitic draw and drain the battery . It sounds logical .

But what I'm thinking is while the car is running , and the relay...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Your quite the blood hound Bimmerfan nice work .....

Your quite the blood hound Bimmerfan nice work .. This is the thread I was talking about .. Post #22 .. Where member BCbaker figured it out .. But not sure now if it actually is a alternator circuit...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By H F
Good job hunting down the issue ... First Ive...

Good job hunting down the issue ... First Ive heard of a sticky window button causing a battery drain .. But good to know ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Ya I agree with the voltage drop not being caused...

Ya I agree with the voltage drop not being caused by the 30g . I just figure for 25 bucks a fresh 30g can help sorting out the problem .

You know what , funny you mention pulling the 30 out and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By H F
Yes , you have a problem ,, welcome to the...

Yes , you have a problem ,, welcome to the sickness,, you're not alone . Check this out, you might enjoy this thread

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500193
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Bimmerfan ... I think the 30G relay is really...

Bimmerfan ... I think the 30G relay is really something to consider and rule out as a possible cause.. It does more than just deactivate loads/consumers at start up when the SOC is low.

The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
H F;8856136] would be nice if i upload the file...

H F;8856136] would be nice if i upload the file .. LOL....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Its normal for the rpms to raise to adjust the...

Its normal for the rpms to raise to adjust the voltage
Turn everything on , lights , ac, stereo . Start the car and see what it does at idle then raising the rpms . With every thing on it should...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 357
Posted By H F
How many miles on the car ? There are a few...

How many miles on the car ? There are a few causes that can throw the same emissions error on the Idrive . Like whats has been mentioned secondary air ports . But also a thermostat , a cracked...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By H F
Does the window work from the driver side...

Does the window work from the driver side controll ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By H F
Here you go .... Can you give us more info on the...

Here you go .... Can you give us more info on the issue and why you suspect the switch ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Not trying to be arguementive here ,, . It should...

Not trying to be arguementive here ,, . It should be 14.5 minimum and can go as high as 16 v depending on acid temperature and state of charge .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By H F
Change out the 30g charging relay in the trunk...

Change out the 30g charging relay in the trunk fuse box and rule that out . It will give the same symptoms as a bad alternator if its faulty. If that don't do it , possibly the new alt is bad .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By H F
just FYI , Auto Zone carries bosh coils in a...

just FYI , Auto Zone carries bosh coils in a duralast box .
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By H F
Second to first gear slam (serge ) with foot on...

Second to first gear slam (serge ) with foot on the brake . A transmission update fixed the problem on my car ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By H F
Which pump do you have ? Active steering only...

Which pump do you have ? Active steering only pump ( first pic ) or Dynamic drive and active steering pump (2nd pic ) like AB's pic ? ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By H F
How much will you be spending monthly on the new...

How much will you be spending monthly on the new car ? Vs the 2004 .
Even with the maintenance costs it's less expensive to keep and maintain the one you have . It will not cost 5 to 600 dollars a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By H F
For sure ! its what these cars were really made...

For sure ! its what these cars were really made for ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By H F
Well I think its really under rated , and thats...

Well I think its really under rated , and thats why it surprises alot of people .. Had a guy in a super charged m3 on a down hill run , he was so pissed and said he was trying and he couldn't catch...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By H F
5,500 /6,500 rpms 3rd to 2nd , tight downhill ...

5,500 /6,500 rpms 3rd to 2nd , tight downhill switch backs is the 545 G spot ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 803
Posted By H F
Oh ya ,,,, 4 door cornering machine !

Oh ya ,,,, 4 door cornering machine !
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By H F
Try this site , I find it usefull .. ...

Try this site , I find it usefull ..

http://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/6_series_e63/645ci_n62_coupe/1_service_information/00__maintenance_and_general_data/1_si__modified_change_intervals_e9x-m3-us/
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By H F
Bad bushings will give a clonk / knock sound .. ...

Bad bushings will give a clonk / knock sound .. I would rule out the bushings first , before moving to the next suspect on the list .
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