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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By 62Maxx
[SIZE="3"]I had the same stupid azz problem with...

[SIZE="3"]I had the same stupid azz problem with mine. I got the fuse chart out of the medic trunk case and it showed a completely DIFFERENT fuse number slot of which it did not even come CLOSE to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By 62Maxx
Thank You Luigi & TWH ! You were right. I...

Thank You Luigi & TWH ! You were right. I just wonder what the design engineer was thinking about that because you do need a stiff grasp and pull. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By 62Maxx
As posted above, I got the whole kit from the...

As posted above, I got the whole kit from the California Trans Co. for my 525I and had an independent service dealer do the replacement since I had no "level" lifting jacks for the refilling process...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By 62Maxx
On my E60, under the trunk lid inside the first...

On my E60, under the trunk lid inside the first aid safety box container was a laminated fuse description identifier card. See if you have one there. Hope this helps.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By 62Maxx
Sir, you are correct! Please disregard the 36MM...

Sir, you are correct! Please disregard the 36MM socket. (I hate trifocals) LoL.....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By 62Maxx
Do a search for a LISLE 14500 Socket. 35-36...

Do a search for a LISLE 14500 Socket. 35-36 MM. Got mine for $10 bucks off of E-Bay.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By 62Maxx
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By 62Maxx
Mysterious E60 Headlight selector switch

OK, check out the pics..... When I picked up my 04-525I from a BMW service dealer, I didn't notice until I got home but my H/L selector switch was "pushed in" or now "recessed" into the housing...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By 62Maxx
You did not state what year BMW 5 Series you have...

You did not state what year BMW 5 Series you have but..... go into your I-Drive and nav into the "climate" section and on the top will be a series of options to control your venting options in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By 62Maxx
As for the brakes.... can you find an...

As for the brakes.... can you find an "independent" dealer to fix your brake issues as opposed to the BMW dealer? You will save a LOT of $$$ doing that!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,228
Posted By 62Maxx
It can also be the antenna and /or software...

It can also be the antenna and /or software connected to it. I think it's called the "diversity antenna" but not sure. My 2004 525-I audio system takes a "dump" every now & then. I get nothing but...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By 62Maxx
The place to get the fluid & parts

Greetings, I have an '04 525I and I had my pan/fluid changed at 50K. The place to get a good price on all of the parts & ZF fluids is to go to: www.thectsc.com They have a kit with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By 62Maxx
I got the aux input kit from ROSKINC, watched his...

I got the aux input kit from ROSKINC, watched his videos on how to install it to the back of the audio unit and then went to the dealer to have the aux input programmed into the system ($125) and for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By 62Maxx
Search this site or google "CCV". It's called...

Search this site or google "CCV". It's called a "crankcase vent valve". The plastic valve and/or the (4) other connecting plastic & rubber hoses can fail causing vacuum leaks. There is a lot...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By 62Maxx
Oil gurgling sound from dipstick tube?

HiYa, Upon startup this morning, the car cranked over a LOT before firing up and some smoke puffed out the exhaust while an erratic idle began and the engine would not smooth out and it died. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By 62Maxx
PM europartconnect. he offers BMW service...

PM europartconnect. he offers BMW service on the side. I have never used them as of yet. I believe he is located in Crystal Lake. Look up his posts and read his credentials.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By 62Maxx
I would change the oil no later than 7K/miles,...

I would change the oil no later than 7K/miles, but thats just me:yikes:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By 62Maxx
Alignment

I had the same issue happen to me. The shop stated that they did not have the correct equipment to "do" a BMW (4) wheel alignment but they suggested I go to another one of their shop locations. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By 62Maxx
Paint Chips

BAV Auto sells some type of paint chip repair along with a DIY video. I bought my car in pristine condition and the **** roads in cesspool N.W. Indiana shows it on my hood. I am considering getting...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,721
Posted By 62Maxx
Tint & Rims

Nice tint! Actually I like those rims on that car.... They are better looking than my factory stock "D" rims on mine.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By 62Maxx
Unfortunately BMW codes 171 & 174 will not...

Unfortunately BMW codes 171 & 174 will not pinpoint the problem. From looking at other posts, the codes are indicating a "lean air to fuel ratio" meaning not enough air OR not enough fuel is being...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By 62Maxx
Upper body vent selector

HiYa, do you have the "upper body vent" selector set to maximum heat? It's "4 bars" in the red. Just thought I would mention it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By 62Maxx
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By 62Maxx
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By 62Maxx
Any DIY tutorial for replacing plugs/coils specifically on a 2004 525i?

I have checked Youtube and have also seen the Bav Auto video which Otto mentions the "Bentley Manual" will explain how to remove the center plastic housing (that has hoses & wiring running thru it)...
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