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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By cmyachtie
Unless you mean parking lights, aren't they...

Unless you mean parking lights, aren't they supposed to turn off when car goes to sleep?
My lights always turn off when I exit the car....
Assuming I'm correct there may be something else going on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By cmyachtie
Are you sure it's not the column (items 5 and 6...

Are you sure it's not the column (items 5 and 6 in diagram below)?

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=NB33-USA-10-2003-E60-BMW-545i&diagId=32_1435
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,305
Posted By cmyachtie
TCU and sound system among other things are...

TCU and sound system among other things are all,connected on the MOST bus and need to complete a loop to function thus when you unplug one of them they all stop working
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,887
Posted By cmyachtie
I would replace fuel filter and or pump

I would replace fuel filter and or pump
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By cmyachtie
If your cluster goes 'funky' again get dealer to...

If your cluster goes 'funky' again get dealer to reload car software, should not cost too much here about $250 cdn
I had similar issues and fought with it myself for two yrs till I capitulated and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By cmyachtie
Think you're correct just what I have now...

Think you're correct just what I have now suspected has been happening. Dealt with this phenomenon now for at least two years and finally problem solved.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By cmyachtie
I was quoting that from the Bentley manual....

I was quoting that from the Bentley manual. Personally think it's a good idea especially as 45NM is on the high side for the M8's, that being said maybe antiseize was used before and that's why they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 on the shifting as well as driving in sport...

+1 on the shifting as well as driving in sport mode 90%
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By cmyachtie
Instructions also include neverseize to be...

Instructions also include neverseize to be applied.
Therefore,I am curious about the wording of that 18 30 3AZ spec.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By cmyachtie
18 30 3AZ. Torque numbers?

Looking for the ft/lbs numbers for this subject BMW spec.
It's referenced for the torque of the catalytic flange to muffler pipe connection, in the BMW Workshop manual, M8 nuts and my Bentley manual...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By cmyachtie
So finally discovered the reason for this as the...

So finally discovered the reason for this as the other day the noise never went away so after crawling under my car realized all 4 M8 nuts connecting the catalytic converters to the exhaust pipes...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By cmyachtie
I'd go for the 530 reliability much better then...

I'd go for the 530 reliability much better then the 545 engine and plenty of power in the 530.
Lower mileage in a BMW is not necessarily better they need to be driven and since you stated you're be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By cmyachtie
Wonder where these dealers get their ideas...

Wonder where these dealers get their ideas from....LOL
I got 04 545i in which I upgraded my TCU with one built in 2007 and my iPhone SE works great with it!....

Now the op may have to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By cmyachtie
DanielFD, yes I also think you have a Point as...

DanielFD, yes I also think you have a Point as after my post I thought I just may have been too hasty to possibly blame some technician as there is a lot of vibration at play here so I just may have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By cmyachtie
Am about to fix my exhaust rumble noise when exhaust gets slushed

So crawled under my car today to see if I could determine why engine sounds like it has a hole in the muffler and some of you may recall my earlier post some time ago ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By cmyachtie
Tough to know for sure what the root cause would...

Tough to know for sure what the root cause would be here as not knowing all,history of the car and just one code, is that all you got just the 931d? And did this code come back after clearing it?...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,190
Posted By cmyachtie
No offence, particularly German engineers.....

No offence, particularly German engineers.....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By cmyachtie
Still think the thermostat is your culprit it's...

Still think the thermostat is your culprit it's like others have stated it's not a problem at this point BUT. I would plan on replacing your thermostat and bet then your temps will again be pretty...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By cmyachtie
Seems to me thermostat maybe stuck in the open...

Seems to me thermostat maybe stuck in the open condition. Have you noticed any difference in cabin heat?
Does it take longer to get warm inside?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By cmyachtie
I have been chasing cold start stumbling and...

I have been chasing cold start stumbling and misfire faultcodes for 5 winters now and finally get some relief, try lower octane gasoline!!
Worked for me thanks to the x5 forum xoutpost dot com.
My...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By cmyachtie
It also helps to have INPA on your laptop to take...

It also helps to have INPA on your laptop to take temperature of transmission that's how I did it all by myself being a 26 instead of the 19 though, but assume you can get tranny temp in INPA as well...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By cmyachtie
Curious to see where you get the 7 volt reading...

Curious to see where you get the 7 volt reading from and pls post your faultcode you're getting that would help, with diagnosis. Don't believe that 7 Volts would damage the cluster, I have gotten...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,367
Posted By cmyachtie
Aren't you putting in the AGA pipe in to save you...

Aren't you putting in the AGA pipe in to save you all this redo?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 78,373
Posted By cmyachtie
Nothing to worry about wrt the ah rating...

Nothing to worry about wrt the ah rating difference!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 on all the above except for my gas cap,did...

+1 on all the above except for my gas cap,did seem to have fixed the random faults that I got from it.
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