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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By racooper3
I have actually gotten 503 miles in my 545 with a...

I have actually gotten 503 miles in my 545 with a topped off tank with A/C running and all highway driving at 75 to 80 mph. It is possible. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By racooper3
Well I replaced the Stink/AUC sensor and the...

Well I replaced the Stink/AUC sensor and the interior temp sensor fan. It didn't fix the hot air blowing on feet and windshield with very cold air on the body vents. The full AUTO button simply...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By racooper3
This code 9C7B is the interior temp sensor fan. ...

This code 9C7B is the interior temp sensor fan. Mine is blowing hot air on windshield too. The A/C in face vents is ice cold. The little fan is located in the A/C controller module that is in the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By racooper3
Thanks H_F I will do that to see if that clears...

Thanks H_F I will do that to see if that clears out both codes on IHKA. On my e39 I recall see that and the little sensor fan behind the small vents in the trim faceplate. I also think the fan is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By racooper3
Code help

I have been having in intermittent Bluetooth connectivity problems. I had somebody check the codes and it is reporting A374 and A379. 374 is a short in SOS button. 379 is BlueTooth fault.

My IHKA...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Oil
Views: 794
Posted By racooper3
When was that announced or are you joking?

When was that announced or are you joking?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By racooper3
Thanks. Going to see about getting best price I...

Thanks. Going to see about getting best price I can for the BMW seals. This really bites as this job is easy 8 hours.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By racooper3
Bump. Any one have better success using Black...

Bump. Any one have better success using Black gasket sealer on the VCG job. Did it last longer between the next job?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By racooper3
When battery was replaced it should have been...

When battery was replaced it should have been registered as new battery installed so the alternator doesn't overcharge it. Dealer or BMW Indy can do this. I would start with a full overnight charge...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By racooper3
Thanks. Going to be speaking Spanish to guy in...

Thanks. Going to be speaking Spanish to guy in south Florida about loading english software for me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,604
Posted By racooper3
The 545/550 use a more reliable all aluminum...

The 545/550 use a more reliable all aluminum radiator. On the e39 models the radiators had plastic endcaps that just got brittle over time/heat. These e60 all alum should last longer. Also may...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By racooper3
ETNSandman, can you please tell me what process...

ETNSandman, can you please tell me what process you used to load the INPA and related tools. I downloaded all the software and it says that it is supposed to support English language on INPA, but it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Oil
Views: 794
Posted By racooper3
Ditto on the Castrol Edge. I use the Euro (made...

Ditto on the Castrol Edge. I use the Euro (made in Germany) formula 0W40 on my 545. Takes 9 quarts on a change. I change every 7500 miles instead of what the idrive computer says (~15K miles).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By racooper3
That time again > VCG and upper TCG job

Hailing all BMW Masters

It has been 2 years on my 545 since my last complete upper gasket overhaul. My VCG and upper timing cover gaskets are starting to leak again. :mad::mad: I hate the smell...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By racooper3
I have not had this High Battery Drain in a...

I have not had this High Battery Drain in a really long time. Drive my care daily and it has been at least 2 years since seeing this error. Got back to Airport parking lot after 2 day trip and got...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By racooper3
Where are the BMW pdf documents coming from. I...

Where are the BMW pdf documents coming from. I had the CAS document from 2 year ago issue, but didn't recall where I got it. Can you all reference the location for these. or PM the link for them. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,646
Posted By racooper3
I have the Akebono and Zimmerman rotors all...

I have the Akebono and Zimmerman rotors all around. I have been driving this setup on my past e39 with 210K miles and now my e60 with 99K miles has them. They really do bite pretty good and don't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By racooper3
I got the cylinder 8 after I found the trick. ...

I got the cylinder 8 after I found the trick. You have to undo the nut for the plastic cover over the Positive battery cable and move it out of the way. That will give you a bit more room to wiggle...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By racooper3
Thanks for the video. 1 thru 7 were easy. 4 I...

Thanks for the video. 1 thru 7 were easy. 4 I had to undo the AC lines and move them a bit. On 8 I found a comment on another forum site and you have to remove the plastic cover over the positive...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By racooper3
I am doing this job now and trying to get to...

I am doing this job now and trying to get to Cylinder 8 coil and plug. Strut tower is in the way. Anyone do this job? How did you get Cylinder 8 coil and plug out without lowering the engine 2...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By racooper3
Help... 545 and trying to change cyl 8 spark plug

Is there anyone out there who has been able to change cylinder 8 spark plug without dropping the engine. I am having a very difficult time with cylinder 8 due to the strut tower. I don't see how...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,312
Posted By racooper3
The lawyer warning can be turned off via INPA I...

The lawyer warning can be turned off via INPA I seem to recall reading on another thread.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By racooper3
did you do a reset? with car running, push both...

did you do a reset? with car running, push both eject buttons and then the volume button. That will reset the CIC.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By racooper3
Not covered under CPO. If you have the Maint to...

Not covered under CPO. If you have the Maint to 100K then you are covered. The VCG job at dealer is outrageous. Wherever you have oil like that you'll want to change the tubes too. The o-rings...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,657
Posted By racooper3
All are affected. Look for one that has new seals...

All are affected. Look for one that has new seals already.

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