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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
You're absolutely right. I considered replacing...

You're absolutely right. I considered replacing the IBS myself as it is very easy to do though I didn't want to get into the process of throwing parts at a problem which is why I went to the Stealer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-26-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Car repair on hold for Holidays. Hopefully get...

Car repair on hold for Holidays. Hopefully get my garage cleaned out so I can push the car in to start on some of these checks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-26-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Well finally got the battery drain issue fixed. ...

Well finally got the battery drain issue fixed. I took the car to a very respected Indy after a not so pleasurable experience at the Dealer. The main drain was the IBS which was faulty and not...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Thanks cn90. of those listed above, aside from...

Thanks cn90. of those listed above, aside from the battery, which ones would prevent the starter from engaging vs. affecting how the engine runs after start?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-10-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
I hear what you're saying but the car started...

I hear what you're saying but the car started just fine minutes before I did the fuel pressure test. I only had the ignition switch in position two a total of two times and only for 30 seconds or so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Thanks cn90 for the quick reply. I tried jumping...

Thanks cn90 for the quick reply. I tried jumping the battery after I was getting the click, click to see if the battery drew down and that didn't change anything. I even retried the negative...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Angry So I've been waiting because of the weather to...

So I've been waiting because of the weather to put another fuel pump in but this morning while driving my daughter to school the car started to shudder and lose power when I coasted or let off the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
finding the voltage drop issue is proving to be...

finding the voltage drop issue is proving to be very frustrating and frankly, hopeless. I just picked up my car from the dealer today as they replaced for free a SMG sensor that had gone bad when...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
nice.

nice.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
the dealer said they couldn't register the...

the dealer said they couldn't register the battery because it wasn't a "BMW" battery even though it is one of the batteries listed on "end all battery replacements" post on this forum. Battery...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
NO. Ganley BMW actually towed the car back to...

NO. Ganley BMW actually towed the car back to the dealership over 9 days ago as expressed my dissatisfaction that I was able to drive the car there but had to tow it home. I just want them to get...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Thank you CN90, I PM seller and picked up the...

Thank you CN90, I PM seller and picked up the fuel pump.

I wish there was someone like you or bluebee on the e60 board. I have a 05' 545 that has a voltage drop that i couldn't figure using...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-13-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Thank you CN90. I'm hoping to to the fuel...

Thank you CN90. I'm hoping to to the fuel pressure test closer to the weekend when it warms up. I have utilized a lot of your posts/diys, like the front wheel bearing the easy way.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
I ended up towing my car home from the Dealer,...

I ended up towing my car home from the Dealer, the one I DROVE to the Dealer just days earlier. I only had the dealer do a diagnostic test and now I have a whole new slew of fault codes I didn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
I wouldn't say a hard start as in long crank; it...

I wouldn't say a hard start as in long crank; it actually starts right away now, cold or hot. When it's cold the engine will run a little rough if don't add a little gas at start. If put a little...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Just went to the Stealer to pick up the car and...

Just went to the Stealer to pick up the car and it wouldn't even start. Had to jump it myself and all kinds of new codes came up from Transmission fault to airbag failure. Stealer said my one week...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
djmjd. I think you have the wrong impression. I'm...

djmjd. I think you have the wrong impression. I'm not ignoring or failing to listen to CN90 or any of the other valuable tips suggested. I've only done two things so far, Fuel Filter Change and O2...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
CN90, the car runs fine once started. When I...

CN90, the car runs fine once started. When I start the car, it wants to start a little rough but if i provide a little gas at start it runs fine. I thought I had the plugs replaced a year or two...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Bertin4193, thank you for this suggestion. I was...

Bertin4193, thank you for this suggestion. I was actually reading up on the Micro Power Module. I your situation, were you experiencing heavy voltage drop? Other than a dead battery, were you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,744
Posted By Westlakeoh1
dealer said Duralast H8-AGM is wrong battery

I purchased the Duralast H8-AGM about 2 weeks ago to replace my existing battery. took my 05 545i to the Dealer last week to program (couldn't get in right away) as well as try to find parasitic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
thank you pshovest. I've been reading and search...

thank you pshovest. I've been reading and search pretty steadily the past few hours reading about both procedures you speak of as well as checking my DISA valve too. I'm guessing if my MAF is ok,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
If I understand you correctly (and it appears I...

If I understand you correctly (and it appears I may have misread the manual) after I plug in the Peake reader and "Fc" appears and I select GO, the first number (15) is the fault table I should use...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,832
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Dealer just called me and started off with a...

Dealer just called me and started off with a litany of issues that are just surface issues they discovered. Dealer said they found three mods drawing power, Active Steering (550mm), Dynamic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
thank you all for your recent posts. I have not...

thank you all for your recent posts. I have not yet checked the fuel system pressure though I intend to do so hopefully this week. My check engine light came back on after I cleared them last week....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,493
Posted By Westlakeoh1
Replaced the fuel filter a few days ago (didn't...

Replaced the fuel filter a few days ago (didn't check to see old one was original) and replaced the O2 sensors. After a few cranks the car started, ran rather roughly but ran. I turned the car off...
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