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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Sloan165
I know man, I was probably venting more than...

I know man, I was probably venting more than anything :)
69,018 miles
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Sloan165
Another SES light!

So,
A week and a half ago my cars SES light came on and the time needed to be reset. I went to Rileys and used their scan tool to find out what it was. It was a generic code which I thought meant...
Forum: General BMW 03-09-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Sloan165
That is pretty ridiculous although I have always...

That is pretty ridiculous although I have always been treated well at Kuni. I will also tell you that I showed up at the Portland BMW dealer (are we not allowed to use the dealers names?) in my work...
Forum: General BMW 03-09-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By Sloan165
BMW CCA has nice used ones as well.

BMW CCA has nice used ones as well.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Sloan165
The two times that my idle has been rough it was...

The two times that my idle has been rough it was because a. the eccentric shaft sensor was out or b. a coil pack was getting ready to go.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,243
Posted By Sloan165
I now wait until my oil level shows up in iDrive...

I now wait until my oil level shows up in iDrive and the tach comes down to 500 rpm before I even move.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,138
Posted By Sloan165
*Heavy sigh* well something else to put on the to...

*Heavy sigh* well something else to put on the to do list when she comes home from the shop this week :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By Sloan165
I don't drive mine that hard either but these...

I don't drive mine that hard either but these machines seem to be designed for proactive maintenance. What I mean is that if something is showing serious signs of wear, replace it. If something is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,138
Posted By Sloan165
This has been quite the lively discussion and all...

This has been quite the lively discussion and all I can say is that whenever I hear a noise or feel something that does not seem right I get very afraid and now...I am terrified of rain. If I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Sloan165
This just happened to me and it was a bad coil...

This just happened to me and it was a bad coil pack.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sloan165
You know, now that you mention it I would have to...

You know, now that you mention it I would have to say that it did indeed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,390
Posted By Sloan165
The rough idle might be coil packs getting ready...

The rough idle might be coil packs getting ready to go also.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sloan165
Absolutely, that and the shuddering at idle and...

Absolutely, that and the shuddering at idle and under load. It was very apparent.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sloan165
Hell I didn't know, the dealer told me :)

Hell I didn't know, the dealer told me :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sloan165
Awesome, thank you. I guess am going to have to...

Awesome, thank you. I guess am going to have to learn to wrench on the old girl to keep her running! lol
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sloan165
Are they easy to replace yourself?

Are they easy to replace yourself?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,220
Posted By Sloan165
Coil Pack #6 goes bye bye!

A 342 dollar repair in my neck of the woods. I am just wondering how a coil pack starts going out at 69,000 miles on these cars. Any thoughts?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Sloan165
Agreed, I will take a look tomorrow after work...

Agreed, I will take a look tomorrow after work and see if I can get it into the shop tomorrow afternoon. Thanks for the help.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Sloan165
Hey Nube, thanks for the reply. I have gotten...

Hey Nube, thanks for the reply.
I have gotten no tempurature warnings at all. The "Shine in no time" is a car wash place that runs the cars through a chamber and then dries and finishes them by...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Sloan165
SES light with codes

Took the car to shine in no time today and when the car was returned the SES light was on and the time needed to be reset. I stopped at O'Reillys auto place and ran the OBD scanner and got P316A. Any...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,154
Posted By Sloan165
68,400 miles+ and out of CPO, wouldn't do me any...

68,400 miles+ and out of CPO, wouldn't do me any good to try to pressure anyone at this point.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,261
Posted By Sloan165
My first guess is to check the cooling system,...

My first guess is to check the cooling system, but then again I am paranoid after replacing most of mine :)
The only time I heard my fan on high was when it tried to overheat due to the lower...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,154
Posted By Sloan165
Thank you Nube, I feel much better and will not...

Thank you Nube, I feel much better and will not stress over my baby anymore due to the cool info! :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By Sloan165
Mine does it sometimes when the temperature is...

Mine does it sometimes when the temperature is right and it is raining and I have had pretty much my entire cooling system changed out in the last 4 months.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,936
Posted By Sloan165
I honestly feel that there is so little that can...

I honestly feel that there is so little that can be done to our cars that 17 hp would not make an appreciable difference. It certainly won't help you win any races and if anything just make you...
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