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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,303
Posted By dartery
Thank you.

This info proved to be invaluable.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,503
Posted By dartery
Kendall synthetic Oil in 2004 BMW 525i

I advise you not to use Kendall in your BMW. I recently used Kendall synthetic on my last oil change because this local repair shop was running a special and I was low on time and the price was good....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By dartery
I have the same car and I would suggest that you...

I have the same car and I would suggest that you have them check the MPM thoroughly. I had mine replaced about 7 months ago.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By dartery
Do your homework like I did. 1. Check out...

Do your homework like I did.
1. Check out edmunds.com and input the mileage etc for a fair market value to get a frame of reference from where to start.
2. Do an autocheck.com report if you are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,785
Posted By dartery
@jetblack Ihad the identical problem with my 04...

@jetblack Ihad the identical problem with my 04 525i. There was a little over a liter of water in the battery module. I had to replace the PM module because the water shorted it. The dealer did it....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By dartery
I had it checked and it's called the DME control...

I had it checked and it's called the DME control module.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 73,190
Posted By dartery
Alternator not chaarging

Its not the alternator. I had the same problem. This started after BMW service guys replaced a sensor in the trunk. Battery not charging and alternator only puts out 11 Volts. Tried 4 new alternators...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,912
Posted By dartery
Replacing alternator on 2004 525i

Anyone with some ideas for removing the alternator on 2004 525i. I removed the top bolt quite easily, removed the air filter housing assembly. However, the bottome bolt has some kind of torx bolt....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,969
Posted By dartery
Solanno1, Thanks i will have them upgrade...


Thanks i will have them upgrade it. they were supposed to but apparently did not.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,969
Posted By dartery
2004 525i- Radio cuts off intermittently

The radio in my '04 525i cuts off intermittently while its playing. Sometimes its goes off for about 30 seconds, sometimes 5, 10 seconds. No real consistent pattern. It's really annoying! Any...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 27,626
Posted By dartery
Bad Trunk Seal

Had the same problem. BMW says the trunk seal was not covered. locally the seal is $85.00. The TPM module will cost me 1297.00. I am not happy with BMW NA and local dealer. They are most definitely...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-23-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By dartery
Got some BS from local Dealer

This morning my2004 525i refused to start. Yes, there was the "engine malfunction and reduced power" code. I had ti towed to the dealer as it is still under warranty. As you well know that Georgia...
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