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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 983
Posted By H F
What is the torque spec for the plugs ?

What is the torque spec for the plugs ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By H F
I have a question .. Wont the blue tooth device...

I have a question .. Wont the blue tooth device conflict with the bluetooth for the cars phone ? . . Reason I ask is because I was tying to pair a blue tooth dongle for my BMWhat app. The cars blue...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By H F
Yup ,, some how it tightens up and creates...

Yup ,, some how it tightens up and creates pressure on the linkage , the metal to metal contact causes the squeak. I backed it off all the way , then put it back on with not much more torque than...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By H F
Here u go guys ... Sorry stupid me lol ,,,...

Here u go guys ... Sorry stupid me lol ,,, forgot to paste the link

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=676690
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By H F
ha ha ,, good way to put it in

ha ha ,, good way to put it in
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By H F
Congrats on your 550.. your mustang to go fast...

Congrats on your 550.. your mustang to go fast on the straights ,, and your 550 to go fast on the twisties ,, nice combo.. Welcome to the forum
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By H F
I do the same on both my cars ,, give time for...

I do the same on both my cars ,, give time for the oil to work its way up to the top. Learned this from my high school auto shop teacher back in the late 70"s working on push rod engines ..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By H F
Check out this thread , I posted a fix for that...

Check out this thread , I posted a fix for that horrendous creaking squeaking noise . It's easy to do.. Basically alls u do is loosen a nut to release pressure on a linkage bracket .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By H F
Your getting the second to first gear slam...

Your getting the second to first gear slam (surge) ... A transmission update fixed mine . Read the sticky thread on transmission surging. Lots of good In formation about this subject and other...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By H F
What color is the interior ?

What color is the interior ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By H F
What I do when parked on inclines is pull the...

What I do when parked on inclines is pull the hand brake, take it out of drive,put it in neutral take your foot off the brake pedal,, and the parking break will take the weight of the car . You can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By H F
Good deal .. Glad it's all good ..

Good deal .. Glad it's all good ..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By H F
If a relay is defective it can intermittently...

If a relay is defective it can intermittently turn off and on . Which will then turn off the charging system and won't let the alternator fully charge the battery . On the other hand it won't turn...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By H F
I was messing around in my car yesterday trying...

I was messing around in my car yesterday trying to sync a blue tooth dongle . After a while with the ignition and radio on,, the battery symbol chimed up. But the car still started right up..So the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By H F
I got mine at the dealer .. You can just replace...

I got mine at the dealer .. You can just replace the regulator , but since it's just a pain in the but to get the alternator in and out . I would just throw a new one in there
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By H F
Voltage regulator is probably the issue.. Don't...

Voltage regulator is probably the issue.. Don't run it like that too long . The high voltage can damage the modules .. Try throwing a new charging relay . It's only 25 bucks or so, it's quick to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By H F
If the battery is fully charged , the alternator...

If the battery is fully charged , the alternator is working as it should . So I would say it's not the alternator.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By H F
One more thing is make sure thatthe battery is...

One more thing is make sure thatthe battery is fully charged when u check the alternator, because it can give a false bad alternator test if the battery has bad cells.

I once took in a bad...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By H F
Hmm,, don't know bout that.. Well,,, If it will...

Hmm,, don't know bout that.. Well,,, If it will make u feel better get it registered at an Indy shop for a lot cheaper.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By H F
If the battery is only two years and starting to...

If the battery is only two years and starting to fail . I'd just warranty it and get a new one on the spot and throw it in there.. My original OEM battery failed in 2 1/2 years,, so since then I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 481
Posted By H F
With 14 spokes like u have to clean and wax,, I...

With 14 spokes like u have to clean and wax,, I can see a 2 hour job easy... It takes me 10 minutes each wheel and i only have seven spokes,, and that's just to clean , and get the dust and dirt...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By H F
Are u using an ipod or iphone ?

Are u using an ipod or iphone ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By H F
Did u try a different cable and device or check...

Did u try a different cable and device or check your cable and device on another car. ? To rule them out
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By H F
Here you go.. ...

Here you go..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnUVMrnrtxQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQjzWZ5fnIc
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By H F
I painted mine silver cause it was originally...

I painted mine silver cause it was originally black. ha ha ,, totally the opposite as you..
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