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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By chinesestunna
I've also used M1 in all my other cars and love...

I've also used M1 in all my other cars and love the stuff which was one of the reasons I was confident to make the switch.

Thanks for all the feedback guys! I'm also looking at the dreaded P491/2...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By chinesestunna
Yea took me a lot of reading before I made the...

Yea took me a lot of reading before I made the switch but I think you're on to something with thinning at operating temp... I'm only at 88K and it's just really strangely coincidental that the issue...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By chinesestunna
I don't see blue smoke at idle it's more of a...

I don't see blue smoke at idle it's more of a white-ish smoke and seem to be more water vapor residue and disappears after car warms up. I am getting the tick-tick noise at cold idle more and more...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By chinesestunna
Thanks for the insights, I don't think it's 1)...

Thanks for the insights, I don't think it's 1) sensor as my year does come with a dip stick so I'm able to confirm it is indeed low. 2) What is the CCV? 3) There is some light smoke on cold start...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By chinesestunna
Mobil1 0w-40 oil issues?

Hi all!

I've owned this 545i since Feb this year, been doing oil changes every 7500 miles instead of 15K. First change was March and it was done at the shop with BMW Castrol, everything went...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By chinesestunna
The thing the code has come up a few times and...

The thing the code has come up a few times and it's the same code so I think it's definitely coolant system related
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By chinesestunna
OEM, both were replaced by dealer last...

OEM, both were replaced by dealer last November... Guess I should take it back to them and have it checked since it should have a one year warranty for the part and work?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By chinesestunna
05 545i SES light code p112b?

Hi all,

My 545i started warning of increased emissions over the past month and throwing the p112b code. From Googling it appears to be "P112B - Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor 1 Minimum...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 120,340
Posted By chinesestunna
Or it's really cold outside and you think it's...

Or it's really cold outside and you think it's telling you it's 37 degrees but it turns out to be "increased emissions"!!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,987
Posted By chinesestunna
of course make sure you run autocheck

of course make sure you run autocheck
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,987
Posted By chinesestunna
I'm jealous of that color combo as well :) Just...

I'm jealous of that color combo as well :) Just bought my 545i 3 weeks ago (BLK/BLK): 2005 with 78K miles and all maintenance, history records, clean autocheck and to Schpenxel's point, most of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
Update: I did the 30 sec gas pedal transmission...

Update: I did the 30 sec gas pedal transmission reset and problem seems to have improved the more I drive it. Took it to an indy mech to make sure and he did confirm that the software was the most...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By chinesestunna
I have these on my Acura TL, they're good tires...

I have these on my Acura TL, they're good tires with low road noise and good grip but trade off is softer compound and wears down faster than "noisier" hard compound tires
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By chinesestunna
seafoam vaccum line on 545i?

Hi all,

I've searched all over the web, does anyone know where the vaccum line is for getting seafoam to the intake valves?

Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By chinesestunna
Excellent! Exactly what I was looking for,...

Excellent! Exactly what I was looking for, interestingly enough all my searches via google came up with cabin air filter results and nothing on the engine filter
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By chinesestunna
545i secondary air filter?

Hi folks,

I'm ordering a K&N filter to replace the stock filter but upon inspection of the air box I noticed another white colored filter element built into the top of the filter housing. It...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
while we're on the fluid changing topic, any...

while we're on the fluid changing topic, any thoughts on doing rear diff? I've seen some threads on people doing it but not as urgent as the transmission fluid in this case.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
Yea I'm going to get the kit from ctsc + 2 liters...

Yea I'm going to get the kit from ctsc + 2 liters spare
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
Roger that, I had that experience with my TL...

Roger that, I had that experience with my TL (which has a glass transmission which brought a class action lawsuit and settlement from Honda) which during the first change they recommend at 100K (I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 591,235
Posted By chinesestunna
Phone model: Galaxy Nexus on VZ running AOKP JB ...

Phone model: Galaxy Nexus on VZ running AOKP JB
Car model: 2005 545i
[X] ability to make/receive calls
[X] phone book automatically synches to car
[X] dial by name (without verbal training of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
http://www.thectsc.com/index.php?p=product&id=186&...

http://www.thectsc.com/index.php?p=product&id=186&parent=50 <- this kit?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
Noted, been looking at parts/oil etc, any ideas...

Noted, been looking at parts/oil etc, any ideas what's the difference between the BMW pan here:
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E60-545i-N62_4.4L/Drivetrain/Transmission/ES44760/
vs.
the ZF pan...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
Agreed, that's what I'm thinking as well, the guy...

Agreed, that's what I'm thinking as well, the guy was service manager at the dealer across the street from his shop so I'd hope he knows what's up. I'm thinking plan of attack right now is update...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
I see, I have a lot to learn and thanks for the...

I see, I have a lot to learn and thanks for the insights! Local Indy mech recommended by friend charges $100 to update transmission, might get them to do it this time around since none of the ATL...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,148
Posted By chinesestunna
I'd just play it safe, if needed get a cheap net...

I'd just play it safe, if needed get a cheap net book, what's another $100 tool to get the job done? We are talking about BMWs here lol
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