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Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By bimmerFUNF
I keep hearing about the vanos problems people...

I keep hearing about the vanos problems people are having, and also rear tire wearing issues, wear too quick?

I live in MN so I cannot image it being decent in foot of snow. They are hard to...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Exclamation Thinking of purchasing E60 M5

Happy Friday !

I currently own a 2006 530i with 145K miles, much repairs done.

Anyway, I have always wanted an E60 M5, always ! And now seems like a great time to purchase one since the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By bimmerFUNF
if it is the original battery, or oem.... there...

if it is the original battery, or oem.... there should be a little tiny whole (window type) with glass on top that displays either green, yellow, or red. will tell you if the battery is good or dead...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Thank you, this helps. So these hubs CAN be...

Thank you, this helps. So these hubs CAN be defective from factory, there is nothing else that can cause that noise in that general area besides the wheel bearing at speeds 30+. And you are correct...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Ok thank you :thumbup: , I was wondering if it is...

Ok thank you :thumbup: , I was wondering if it is defective, just my luck. You had the same characteristics of a bad wheel hub as well after replacing it (just quieter?) Any suggestions on steps...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Grinding noise was prior to new outter tie rods....

Grinding noise was prior to new outter tie rods. I put these in this order....

1) new outter tie rods (grind still there) was told a very bad wheel bearing its shot. 2) replaced new hub with new...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Thumbs down '06 530i Noise in wheel area after much replaced.

Ok heres the scoop....

The tie rod on the passenger side was getting worn, replaced both at once with new.

Alignment done.

Shortly after, the passenger bearing was just grinding. How I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By bimmerFUNF
was it a set, paid little extra and get a housing...

was it a set, paid little extra and get a housing with it? where at sir :D
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By bimmerFUNF
that is completely true, it seemed like good...

that is completely true, it seemed like good value, all it is is small damn led lights. my buddy has $60 set on his 335 and no problems. ill prob look the set with housing or something :) but then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By bimmerFUNF
PS. can someone lead me to correct place to buy...

PS. can someone lead me to correct place to buy the new housing, its right one, passenger.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By bimmerFUNF
What you get with aftermarket ish !

Hey guys, decided to upgrade my licence plate lights, from the dull yellow to something brighter and " LED " look.

Went online and bought a pair from this guy motoringmax
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
I've never been such a DIY'er until I got this...

I've never been such a DIY'er until I got this car. It's always something. Tire pressure either goes from 40 to 63 or from 63 to 34 on daily basis and the system goes haywire. (Due to weather) every...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Thank you ;) it worked just fine with the cable...

Thank you ;) it worked just fine with the cable hooked up to the laptop. Also tried running elm with tourqe app seems to run fine as well


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Yes i think it's like F4 or something to choose...

Yes i think it's like F4 or something to choose e60 5er and it brings up another menu it has stuff like chassis seat alarms etc not sure what after.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Couldn't find how to read codes using INPA....

Couldn't find how to read codes using INPA. Starts up and both buttons shaded in so there is full connection. Not sure where to go after. How do you clear and read codes usin inpa program.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
But for piece of mind if you ever wanna check...

But for piece of mind if you ever wanna check throttle and take it out, it's really not that difficult in this car luckily.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
I was told that driving will clear anything in...

I was told that driving will clear anything in the throttle with error codes in this weather and when you restart the car the sensor might not recognize anything and will not displays errors. But...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Had the same thing. Same car except not xi. Is it...

Had the same thing. Same car except not xi. Is it cold? As in negative numbers? I never had this issue till it dropped to -30 and nothing worked on the car. I would hold on to doing anything until it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
update. It warmed up here in mn. 3F....

update.

It warmed up here in mn. 3F. Bearable temp for cars. On way home it was perfect. No warning lights. No malfunction lights. Nothing. And check engine light is gone. :)


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Anyway to reset it with obdII or anything? That's...

Anyway to reset it with obdII or anything? That's a tough one. I know the warnings it self is annoying. You can only hope it's too darn cold for the system to function. And hope to have it back once...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
When I called the dealer service. Was my last...

When I called the dealer service. Was my last resort for quick input. He said tons of calls coming in with weird lights on bmws with this weather. He also stated if you have engine malfunction it's...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Could cold affect the car this much?!

Yessir the cold front shall be gone and be back to 20s this weekend. I'll keep this posted and we shall see what happens. And also hoping I can have cable soon to scan the crap outa the car. Mainly...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Could cold affect the car this much?!

Oh yes. Got exact same cable. eBay xept running W7 on laptop
http://bit.ly/K0eUlB

I'll install the programs and see what other codes I can pull up. :)


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Could cold affect the car this much?!

Awesome I got that same cable in the mail already as I await. So you say I can read more info using that USB cable , also was 25-30$

Yeah they pulled P1417 and P1639

As the service guy over...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,248
Posted By bimmerFUNF
Ok heres an update. Hope this helps others..... ...

Ok heres an update. Hope this helps others.....

Keep in mind its -15F in MN right now with wind -40F, yup and +34F in Antarctica. Anyways...

Leaving work, had to warm up the car, it ran for 10...
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