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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,615
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Actually I just threw my hands up. For me, it's...

Actually I just threw my hands up. For me, it's the rear outlets that don't work. I don't have people in my back seat often so I figured it could wait until I feel like messing with it again. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Frenchyrider267
So I was bored tonight and figured I'd search on...

So I was bored tonight and figured I'd search on YouTube for any DIY vids on this issue and found this:

Www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEjsnZrN3tM

I hope this also helps.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Depending on the model of your vehicle the sensor...

Depending on the model of your vehicle the sensor is in different locations. I.e. My sensor is actually ON the mechatronics unit. Other models the trans sensor is located on the outside of the trans...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Help Please!! - 2005 545i "transmission fault" issues

I fixed this problem myself 9 months ago. I did research through other threads in this forum in this regard. I purchased the solenoids on my mechatronics unit. The transmission fault / limp mode went...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Well, as stated above, I purchased on my own a...

Well, as stated above, I purchased on my own a coder tool, model number c100. It can scan for error codes as well as clear error codes. I bought it on eBay for about $100. It's real easy to use and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Frenchyrider267
increased emissions

I have been getting this error for about 5 years on my 2004 525i, with over 120k on it. It's been doing ever since 106k. I'm pretty sure, but have not been able to actually prove it yet, that it's...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Frenchyrider267
It's US Spec 525i Also to reiterate, the...

It's US Spec
525i

Also to reiterate, the opener is a Hörmann. According the the homelink site it should be compatible. i guess i just need to keep trying at different distances.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Grage Door Opener Programing

Hey everyone! So I'm living in Luxembourg currently. I live in an apartment complex with a community underground garage. I was given one garage door opener, but have two cars; which makes it a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Frenchyrider267
I second this :-) did mine actually two weeks ago...

I second this :-) did mine actually two weeks ago due to shifting issues and a transmission fault.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Hello, i have a similar issue with my 2004 525i. ...

Hello, i have a similar issue with my 2004 525i. I haven't dug much about it due to some more pressing maintenance issues that I was taking care of, but.... It sounds to me that the sounds are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Fantastic Write up! :thumbup: I've seen...

Fantastic Write up! :thumbup: I've seen anotherone simlar to this one before to do my first drain and fill, but couldn't ever find it again. This one is certainly better since it includes the INPA...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Well, I DO have Tranny speed sensors, it's just...

Well, I DO have Tranny speed sensors, it's just not a seperate part such as the E39's.

As far as the Solenoids, I already purchased them from theCTSC.com and have them in hand. It really wouldn't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Automatic Transmission Input/Output Speed Sensor

I'm going off symptoms. Trust me when I say I've suspected NUMEROUS things. It's just so hard to diagnose BMWs. Also, I'm still only going to change the solenoids first to see if that does the trick...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Like I said before, this will be expensive to...

Like I said before, this will be expensive to fix. Not happy at all about this.

I wonder though. I'll be moving real soon very near a ZF facility in Germany. How much do you think it would cost...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
i clicked that link that A B Able Truck posted...

i clicked that link that A B Able Truck posted above.... It shows the Output and Input Sensors on the Mechatronics unit...... Am i reading that incorrectly? BTW, I do appreciate the extra mile...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
There's a Butt load of Info in here!! I'm 100%...

There's a Butt load of Info in here!! I'm 100% sure this will come in handy when I'm changing the Solenoids. I'm really loving this Document. Thanks!

On a less Positive note, It looks to me...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
I'm overseas in Kosovo. It's nearly a 3rd World...

I'm overseas in Kosovo. It's nearly a 3rd World Country. And their English isn't so great. Not to mention I've been to those guys already twice.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Thanks for the response but Zero white smoke,...

Thanks for the response but Zero white smoke, zero sweet smell, and zero residue under oil filler cap.....


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Automatic Transmission Input/Output Speed Sensor

Okay, Ive looked in the Bentley Manual, i've searched RealOEM.com, I've googled my head off. :mad: I'm starting to think that my car does not have a Transmission Input/Output Speed Sensor. Can...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Coolant Keeps going low

So i did a complete coolant flush in my E60. I never saw any leaks, but for some reason my coolant keeps going low. Where's the leak at?? I looked at the Thermostat to see if there was any kind of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Jumping / Stuttering at Low Speed

I'm not exactly sure, but I have read other places in this forum about a "transmission speed sensor." I have a 2004 525i (E60) and looked EVERYWHERE on realoem for a speed sensor. Does my model even...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 63,782
Posted By Frenchyrider267
HeyI was just looking around and just thought I'd...

HeyI was just looking around and just thought I'd pass info just in case anyone was wondering, or didn't know. if you go to www.thectsc.com They sell ZF Original Transmission Parts. The parts that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Well, geez.... BF52 you're costing me more money...

Well, geez.... BF52 you're costing me more money :cry: Water pump, Thermostat, coolant res, vent tube??? my wife is going to kill me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By Frenchyrider267
Seems to me that I might as well change both...

Seems to me that I might as well change both voltage regulator and alt. battery is practically brand new; purchased 2013 around May.


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