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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cattani
Dolfan - What makes you say alternator? I'm just...

Dolfan - What makes you say alternator? I'm just wondering because I've not had other battery issues to this point. Any info you have would be helpful!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cattani
If I disconnected the battery, would that clear...

If I disconnected the battery, would that clear any codes out that are showing?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cattani
It isn't the original one - I replaced it about a...

It isn't the original one - I replaced it about a year ago. (And actually it was the same type of thing that led me to replace it. lol)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,177
Posted By Cattani
How did this happen?

So I drive my car to take my daughter to school and when I came back out and started it, I had the traction control light on as well as the brake light on (yellow, not red). I go to the messages...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,769
Posted By Cattani
No clue honestly, but I called a few places and...

No clue honestly, but I called a few places and this guy was the closest for me and on the lower side cost wise.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,769
Posted By Cattani
I had my alternator bracket seal done for $750...

I had my alternator bracket seal done for $750 about a month ago at a local Indy here in Cincinnati.....calls for 8.5 hours of labor on a $5 part.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Cattani
Interchangeable?

Anyone have a good website for interchangeable parts for the 5 series? I need to get my hands on a trunk lock and rubber grommet that goes in the hole. Mine was drilled out and now I have the...
Forum: Parting Out 03-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,088
Posted By Cattani
Anything on this?

Anything on this?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Cattani
Still can't figure out what that white piece is...

Still can't figure out what that white piece is called. Not the plug that's shown, but the other piece.........help?!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 35,598
Posted By Cattani
I have this issue on my 2006 550i. I got a...

I have this issue on my 2006 550i. I got a letter in the mail saying there was a recall, but my local BMW is saying that the recall isn't "live" yet and they can't do it. I'm hoping this is the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Cattani
thanks

thanks
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Cattani
Picture Request

Can someone open their trunk, pop off the carpet covering on the trunk lid from the inside, and take a few pictures of the lock area?

What I'm trying to do is figure out what parts I actually...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Cattani
Yeah, the pulley was wobbling and making all...

Yeah, the pulley was wobbling and making all kinds of noise in my engine bay. I verified with my mechanic that was what needed replacing. I replaced it with a Graf (one I'm selling) but I was still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Cattani
Graf Water Pump - 2006 550i

Selling a Graf water pump. Bought it and thought it was defective and was going to send it back but it wasn't the pump........................it was my belt. This pump was installed on my car and in...
Forum: Exterior 03-12-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Cattani
Trunk lock and switch 550i

Looking for the whole lock for the trunk. I need the black plastic piece that holds the actual lock/tumber AND the little white switch (micro switch?). Mine was drilled out and I'm wanting to...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 03-12-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Cattani
Graf Water Pump 550i - $140 OBO

Selling a Graf water pump. Bought it and thought it was defective and was going to send it back but it wasn't the pump........................it was my belt. This pump was installed on my car and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Cattani
CRAAAAAAP. It's at the shop being done and I...

CRAAAAAAP. It's at the shop being done and I just called up there and they are "working on getting it back together" and can't get pics. I'm SO sorry I couldn't get them for you.

He did show...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,939
Posted By Cattani
Update on mine - Spitting oil everywhere...

Update on mine - Spitting oil everywhere yesterday. Found out that the alternator bracket seal was blown. Got it to an Indy who is currently replacing it for about $850 including tax and oil. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Cattani
Apparently that's the one. And it is going to...

Apparently that's the one. And it is going to run me right about what yours was, so I guess it's in line on the price...............just don't have the coin for it right now, although getting it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Cattani
Infamous "alternator bracket seal leak" ...

Infamous "alternator bracket seal leak" $850
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Cattani
Yeah, guy just called me back. 8 hours of labor...

Yeah, guy just called me back. 8 hours of labor for a $7 part. Here goes another effing $800+ on this car. Up to over $2500 on this thing in the last year and I still have issues to fix...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Cattani
Oil leak - What's this part?

Oil leak....massive oil leak actually, coming from a silver piece that is on the driver's side of the engine compartment on the side of the engine at the bottom. No clue what this part could be. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Cattani
New issue: Oil is pouring out the bottom of the...

New issue: Oil is pouring out the bottom of the car. Got a low pressure warning before I pulled into work...looked under the car and it was a steady stream coming out of the bottom. Getting it to a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Cattani
Yes, I'm pretty sure it would tell you if it was...

Yes, I'm pretty sure it would tell you if it was overfilled....I think I remember seeing a too high on my iDrive once.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Cattani
Yes, Jaystyles, it is N62 I believe. I'm...

Yes, Jaystyles, it is N62 I believe.

I'm going to get these codes cleared off and drive it for a few days then see what pops back up. I'm thinking some may be showing because there was a hose...
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