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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 369,200
Posted By balbs
Seems like where you may have Bluetooth for the...

Seems like where you may have Bluetooth for the phone, you don't have Bluetooth audio. It's a separate device. On my 06' E60, I retrofitted a CIC with Navigation and combox for Bluetooth audio.
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 369,200
Posted By balbs
In your case it's most likely in the luggage...

In your case it's most likely in the luggage compartment.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7192361&postcount=4
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 369,200
Posted By balbs
The diagram for the fuses are located inside the...

The diagram for the fuses are located inside the trunk lid. From there are 2 fuse box locations. One inside the glove compartment which is covered with a panel, the other is in the driver side trunk...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,326
Posted By balbs
LOL! Old thread. No problem! :D

LOL! Old thread. No problem! :D
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 369,200
Posted By balbs
USB port is only used to copy music from USB...

USB port is only used to copy music from USB source to the car's hard drive, not to play from it. You would need the iPod retrofit and coding to get it to work.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 142,126
Posted By balbs
I have an 06 and no changer an I can play mp3...

I have an 06 and no changer an I can play mp3 CDs. However, I do have the "changer ready" option.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 142,126
Posted By balbs
I think it's not possible in 04' but possible in...

I think it's not possible in 04' but possible in 05'. 06' it works from the factory and no changer required.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 369,200
Posted By balbs
Do you have a CD drive installed already? Have...

Do you have a CD drive installed already? Have you tried burning some MP3 files on a CD and see if it would play? I have an 06' as well and the CD plays MP3s.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 369,200
Posted By balbs
From what I understand, USB is only used to...

From what I understand, USB is only used to transfer data to the hard drive, not play straight from it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 142,126
Posted By balbs
Yes I did. I did it when I retrofitted the CIC...

Yes I did. I did it when I retrofitted the CIC Nav system found in the newer F10 series.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 142,126
Posted By balbs
After years of owning my car. I found out that by...

After years of owning my car. I found out that by shorting a few pins and installing the "SPORT" button, it activated some sport features in my car which I didn't have as an original option.

It...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,436
Posted By balbs
E60 Sunroof Seal Replacement DIY

I noticed some water stains on my headliner and also, there is some very significant audible difference between when the sunroof shade is closed or open. I figured that it's time to replace the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,209
Posted By balbs
Reset oil service; ...

Reset oil service;
http://forums.5series.net/topic/93948-idrive-oil-service-reset/

Reset service video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZHeDh_hXLo


Hope those helps :)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,761
Posted By balbs
I also found this: AUG 05, 2008 | Recall ID#...

I also found this:

AUG 05, 2008 | Recall ID# 48274 Hide Details

Recall Reason AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Recall Date AUG 05, 2008
Model Affected 5 SERIES
Potential Units Affected 200000
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,761
Posted By balbs
Would it be this one? ...

Would it be this one?
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,761
Posted By balbs
Is this issue covered under CPO? to me it's a...

Is this issue covered under CPO? to me it's a safety issue and the airbag won't go off if there is an adult sitting in the front passenger seat.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By balbs
jffein, are you still haveing the restraint...

jffein, are you still haveing the restraint malfunction? I was also having that issue and then changed the battery about a month ago. I'm still getting the malfunction everytime somebody sits in the...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-04-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,132
Posted By balbs
No worries. Yeah at least with Autozone, they...

No worries. Yeah at least with Autozone, they would prorate the battery if it goes bad. I wanted to do everything right and get OEM. Even though I was tempted to get the Walmart batteries others...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-04-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,132
Posted By balbs
In my case in order to get the warranty. I would...

In my case in order to get the warranty. I would have had to pay the dealer to install it. When I bought it, they told me there's no warranty if they don't install it and I just walk out with it....
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-04-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,132
Posted By balbs
In order get the warranty, you would have to pay...

In order get the warranty, you would have to pay the dealer another $150 (+ $14 ;) ) to install and register it. At least that was in my case. Seeing as I can install it myself and have a buddy...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 02-28-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,132
Posted By balbs
FS: Brand New OEM Battery (Exide 90Ah 720A) - Socal only

I just picked up the battery last Friday night from Pacific BMW of Glendale, CA. I thought mine was 90ah 720A but it was actually 110ah 850A. I can't return the battery to them. I paid $194 +tax and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,678
Posted By balbs
Looks like they replaced the SZL. That should...

Looks like they replaced the SZL. That should take care of it. BTW, make sure all the steering wheel buttons and tilt adjuster works. When they replaced my SZL, they forgot to enable the tilt...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,678
Posted By balbs
The dealer was trying to rip you off. I've heard...

The dealer was trying to rip you off. I've heard this happening after a battery replacement. The steering angle sensor just needs to remember where it is. Basically, from what I understand you put...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By balbs
Get a retractable front license plate. It has...

Get a retractable front license plate. It has it's own wireless remote to actuate the motor. I heard it's about $130.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4nEpTLSilI
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,209
Posted By balbs
Thanks! However, I think they may have...

Thanks! However, I think they may have overcharged you a quart. I found my answer earlier in the month and I also fount this:
...
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