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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 130,739
Posted By HAWKG
The battery is not a BMW OEM. The OEM battery was...

The battery is not a BMW OEM. The OEM battery was replaced a year ago. Because the replacement battery died within the warranty time, I had that battery replaced also. The battery in the car has died...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 130,739
Posted By HAWKG
I have a 2006 530xi. I am getting the increase...

I have a 2006 530xi. I am getting the increase battery discharge message also. I have changed the battery, registered the new battery, disconnected the sound system and the ibs. The battery is still...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 397,494
Posted By HAWKG
Is the iDrive programmed for an iPod? Is the...

Is the iDrive programmed for an iPod? Is the iDrive programmed for Aux? One of these has to be programmed or the iDrive won't recognize the 30 pin connector.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,089
Posted By HAWKG
I have been having a similar problem with one...

I have been having a similar problem with one exception. My car is a e60 sedan, not the wagon. FM reception is not good. AM reception is worse, but gets better after the car warms up. Non comfort...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 397,494
Posted By HAWKG
You would only need to change the screen. The DVD...

You would only need to change the screen. The DVD and CD drives don't have to be changed. The price you pay for an iPod connection in our cars is about the same to change the screen AND you will have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 397,494
Posted By HAWKG
Google dynavin, and search e60 or Google...

Google dynavin, and search e60 or Google dvdgpsnav. These 2 sites will give you plug n play screen options. I hope this helps.
BTW.... If you purchase the wire that connects to the bottom of your...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 397,494
Posted By HAWKG
Well, brace yourself Melomaniac. There is...

Well, brace yourself Melomaniac. There is something called A2DP. That little thing seems to be missing from our radios. That little thing connects the phone to the radio via bluetooth. Your phone has...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,557
Posted By HAWKG
Ok, so you have exhausted 1 and 2. Did you look...

Ok, so you have exhausted 1 and 2. Did you look into 3 or 4. While checking the axles, look into them.
New York streets are terrible right now, but I've never damaged an axle. At least not yet. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,557
Posted By HAWKG
1st, Make sure the rims are not bent. Find a...

1st, Make sure the rims are not bent. Find a smooth road and drive real slow. If a rim is bent, it will shake the car at slow speeds. If you can, put the car on a lift and visually look at the tires...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By HAWKG
Negative. The new adapter I have yet to purchase...

Negative. The new adapter I have yet to purchase will give me the capability to do that.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By HAWKG
I honestly would let BMW do the programming on...

I honestly would let BMW do the programming on the CCC. The CCC is very well known to blow if not programmed correctly. I did have to replace mine. Let BMW do it. If it blows, they did it, they...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By HAWKG
I finally found the box the Retrofit Kit,...

I finally found the box the Retrofit Kit, auxiliary connection came in. Yes, that is the exact name of it. The part number is 65 12 0 153 502. As I said before, this came from BMW. I can not locate...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By HAWKG
Sorry folks, I got tied up with other things. I...

Sorry folks, I got tied up with other things. I am going to look for the box to get the exact parts number. It came fro BMW.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By HAWKG
I also have an 06 530xi. I purchased the aux...

I also have an 06 530xi. I purchased the aux retro kit. I think I paid $60 for it. I also purchased a 6 foot extension so I can route the wire wherever I want. The jack plugs into the headphone jack...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 397,494
Posted By HAWKG
Go to modmynav.com. It will have exactly what you...

Go to modmynav.com. It will have exactly what you need for your vehicle.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,112
Posted By HAWKG
Get the aux retro kit, and use an iPod. Sent...

Get the aux retro kit, and use an iPod.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By HAWKG
I've had my house since 1999, my 06 530xi since...

I've had my house since 1999, my 06 530xi since 2008. The 06 nav disc could not find my house then, and the 2012 nav disc can not find it now. By the way, I live in one of the 5 boros of NY. My...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By HAWKG
I still have an 06 530xi, with a "real" manual...

I still have an 06 530xi, with a "real" manual transmission, sports package (which comes with staggered 18" wheels).
The sports package, nav, & comfort access are my top 3, but I must say that the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By HAWKG
I have added the aux retrfit to my 06 530xi....

I have added the aux retrfit to my 06 530xi. Cable switching is a must. Let the stealership reprogram the CCC. Some CCC's die after they get reprogrammed. This should be a BMW recall, but they won't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By HAWKG
Sports Package has the black trim, and 18"...

Sports Package has the black trim, and 18" staggered rims. Just looking at the picture, that car does not have the sports package.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,934
Posted By HAWKG
The fact that BMW covered an 04 means there is a...

The fact that BMW covered an 04 means there is a defect in the programming! There should be a recall or at least monies returned to all affected.

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,934
Posted By HAWKG
It was an Indie. I trust his work. I have an...

It was an Indie. I trust his work. I have an electronics background, and I was there watching every step of the installation. The install is fairly simple. The part that I do not trust is the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,934
Posted By HAWKG
The same thing happened to my 06 530xi. After the...

The same thing happened to my 06 530xi. After the aux retro fit, my ccc lasted about 2 hours. I had to purchase a new ccc, then have it programmed. After that, my SOS malfunctioned. I love my car,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By HAWKG
I just went through this. 1st check all of your...

I just went through this. 1st check all of your fuses. Next, check the fuse in the back of your radio. If the screen does not turn on, then you will need to replace it. It cost over $800, then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By HAWKG
Factory Rims

Will the 19" rims from a M5 or a 7series fit on my 2006 BMW 530xi with a sport package? I purchased the vehicle with the staggered 18" rims.
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