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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 20,649
Posted By Porando
59 - Hi Tech (semiconductor) cust support/sales...

59 - Hi Tech (semiconductor) cust support/sales manger
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,492
Posted By Porando
service transmission (reset software, replace...

service transmission (reset software, replace fluid and filter) asap and hope it helps - otherwise VERY expensive deal
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Porando
Oil cap orientation has nothing to do with oil...

Oil cap orientation has nothing to do with oil loss and even you didn't have oil cap - oil would not drip under your car in that quantity - unless you turn that damn truck belly up
Sure there could...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-29-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Porando
As I understand - even dealer wants to break the...

As I understand - even dealer wants to break the window....
I wonder if he tried to open his car or look alike? :) No laughing, my wife couple years ago came home with somebody else s car...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By Porando
I would start from resetting or updating ...

I would start from resetting or updating Transmission Software - not by holding the gas pedal but by taking it to the mechanic and using professional equipment before spending $6k
Also if this...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Porando
I was looking at at replacing with LED but solder...

I was looking at at replacing with LED but solder fix was so much cheaper... (and I don't care so much for LED looks as I never see them :)) )
What I called cheap material is galvanized sheet...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By Porando
It is not happening on my X5... but I have only...

It is not happening on my X5... but I have only ~70k maybe you need to look at oil pump?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Porando
OEM from dealer is your best and fastest way. ...

OEM from dealer is your best and fastest way.
If you have time and want OEM - get BMW parts from gerBMWparts.com
If you have time and looking for more cost efficient solution - visit ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By Porando
Spraying "stuff" into air inlet grills inside car...

Spraying "stuff" into air inlet grills inside car wont help... mold is growing in evaporator
Bathroom grade Lysol can kill as effectively as it kills bacteria... so be careful. That is why BMW uses...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,124
Posted By Porando
Are you sure it was YOUR car?

Are you sure it was YOUR car?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Porando
Most BMWs have that flaw.. I cant understand why...

Most BMWs have that flaw.. I cant understand why BMW has that part made from such cheap material...
I actually tried to repair the burned contact areas in the housing. Removed the lens assembly...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Porando
There is nothing negative about Mobil1 0w40...

There is nothing negative about Mobil1 0w40 except its price....
If 5w-30 that would be only BMW brand (they have different formula than let's say Mobile1 5w30) you can get if from BMW for $$$$ or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,001
Posted By Porando
First 2 facts 1. Every dealer negotiates on...

First 2 facts
1. Every dealer negotiates on every car.... new , old CPO or junk... They want to sell but want to max profit..
2. Dealers love trade-ins - another way to rip you off.

Dealer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Porando
Other way to deal with this is to drain the oil...

Other way to deal with this is to drain the oil and see how much of it really was in the oil pan. If you drain to clean container - you can always put it back if oil is fresh... Or add couple more...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By Porando
Some time ago I bought Professional LYSOL Brand...

Some time ago I bought Professional LYSOL Brand No-rinse Sanitizer and sprayer (total about $100) and followed procedure as in this link..
http://bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/AC/smell.htm
which...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Porando
I think brother told you funny joke.... The...

I think brother told you funny joke....
The only way to do it to make sure that you have installed the "smart monitor" which is installed between the clutch, brakes, rear view mirror, steering wheel...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,543
Posted By Porando
When I got tire pressure warning, and there is...

When I got tire pressure warning, and there is problem I unusually see it with a naked eye which tire it is... If not or even I see I use that opportunity to check tire pressure in all tires - tire...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Porando
Come on... You have a great BMW Na service and...

Come on... You have a great BMW Na service and still complaining? Things happen... Service is working on your problem, BMW NA is cooperating and you got a brand new loaner so I am not sure why...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Porando
are you sure it was a BMW dealer? LOL... Last...

are you sure it was a BMW dealer? LOL... Last time I've heard similar story was from guy who let Chevy dealer service his transmission....
And BMW NA is not going to answer your call and they do...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By Porando
whow...doesn't look anymore as BMW... Only in...

whow...doesn't look anymore as BMW... Only in Miami I guess. LOL
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By Porando
Does everything else unlocks except the passenger...

Does everything else unlocks except the passenger door?

OOps I meant Driver door
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By Porando
Doesn't unlock even when you press unlock 2x? ...

Doesn't unlock even when you press unlock 2x?
Does everything else unlocks except the passenger door? If So it could be the door module but it also could the central module... detailed...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,689
Posted By Porando
I am personally not a big fan of chrome... ...

I am personally not a big fan of chrome... though it only matters what you like...
I have changed my grill from Original to all black
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Porando
Google PN and you will get sellers. It doesn't...

Google PN and you will get sellers. It doesn't look that expensive....?

or go to getbmwparts.com (Original BMW parts but cheaper) and search for it 11721438102 (they sell for $16.17 + 14.95...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-04-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By Porando
what you mean by " combusion present"?? You...

what you mean by " combusion present"??

You have not replaced water pump? If so - do it.
That is the first thing which goes bad in these cars - I replace them in my BMWs proactively @ 60-80k...
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