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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By banglenot
If you've never cleaned it out, I can guarantee...

If you've never cleaned it out, I can guarantee that the space between your radiator and condenser is about 1/3 clogged with leaves, crap and possibly a dead squirrel or two.

Youtube "e60 radiator...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By banglenot
In the first post on "so you just bought an e60"...

In the first post on "so you just bought an e60" there is a vid from ZF on how to do the change.

Probably the most useful resource.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 152,478
Posted By banglenot
Glad it helped.:thumbup::thumbup:

Glad it helped.:thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By banglenot
I use multiple BMW apps (INPA, DIS, ISTA), and if...

I use multiple BMW apps (INPA, DIS, ISTA), and if you're new to BMW I'd recommend Carly.

Carly is easy to use, and you can read codes, recode many functions, monitor parameters and generally do...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By banglenot
Yes, Carly is what most of us use first....then...

Yes, Carly is what most of us use first....then we go to BMW shop software of various types.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By banglenot
Been happy with this place: ...

Been happy with this place:

https://www.oembimmerparts.com/BMW-E60-2004-2010-Engine-Cooling-Parts-s/1866.htm

I think they're discounting E60 parts to clear inventory. Whole kit for $379 is a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By banglenot
You don't say mileage, but the pump is a...

You don't say mileage, but the pump is a problematic part, as is the expansion tank.

Codes?

The idrive warning is almost always the pump. It can fail intermittently before full fail.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By banglenot
Congrats, you've done everything right so far,...

Congrats, you've done everything right so far, including your documentation of it above. 145 is about 3/4 of a normal life for these transmissions, depending on past abuse.

1. are the codes...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By banglenot
Carly for BMW.

Carly for BMW.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By banglenot
Tell the mechanic that you need to stand your 530...

Tell the mechanic that you need to stand your 530 on end and shake it to get the bubbles to float to the top. It's a unique BMW procedure effective only on North American models.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By banglenot
Good news. I shouldn't bitch -- we have a bolt...

Good news. I shouldn't bitch -- we have a bolt that goes in backwards on a starter replacement...loves to fall into the transmission area, if you get it into the hole at all.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By banglenot
Sometimes I know why I'm happy with my...

Sometimes I know why I'm happy with my N52.....:rofl::rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By banglenot
N62 is not in my INPA. Not sure for the N62...

N62 is not in my INPA. Not sure for the N62 where the resynch might be, or even if it has one.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By banglenot
Get an H8 from autozone or similar. The one you...

Get an H8 from autozone or similar. The one you want is made in Germany, and sells for about $150 with online discount for FLA (Lead acid) or $190 for AGM. Use the type you already have.

Since...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By banglenot
Looks like one on each side (12 and 13). ...

Looks like one on each side (12 and 13). Possible that its into the tunnel; I cleaned out a drain in the right area, but these things have more drains than the Chicago Sewer system, so....

Anyone...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By banglenot
If I remember right, it's a rubber opening under...

If I remember right, it's a rubber opening under the right front wheel wheelwell shroud.

Remove the wheel, the shroud and its a small rubber piece with right angle. Like the rest of the little...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By banglenot
It was a CAS EWS sync, in a command sequence on...

It was a CAS EWS sync, in a command sequence on INPA. Do have the N62, or the N52?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By banglenot
I had one from that year and bluetooth did work. ...

I had one from that year and bluetooth did work. Don't know if this one will, even though it has a BT symbol on it. Have to test it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By banglenot
I never understood the purpose of this filter. ...

I never understood the purpose of this filter. What does it filter that isn't gotten by the major filter? Is it supposed to make the air going into the engine smell better? Capture chemicals in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-10-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By banglenot
1. OK, the VIN and PN for the TCU are plausible...

1. OK, the VIN and PN for the TCU are plausible for that manufacturing date. This is not to say that the unit you bought works.

See below, there are multiple units relevant to that date,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By banglenot
Usually on those, the plastic impellers fail. ...

Usually on those, the plastic impellers fail. If the impellers are metal, they rarely fail.

If you're getting circulation, more likely the thermostat.

One other possibility is that nothing...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By banglenot
Take a breath and start over. Lets confirm...

Take a breath and start over.

Lets confirm the TCU isn't wrong.

1. Give us the last 5 digits of your VIN. And, what's the BMW part number on the TCU? Take a pic of the label on it.

2. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By banglenot
Read the PDF "so you just bought an e60" in the...

Read the PDF "so you just bought an e60" in the stickys.

You '04 has the M54 engine. That's good, because it's well known, and was used on multiple BMW's. In any case, read the doc and begin...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By banglenot
I didn't know abut the electrical one. Any...

I didn't know abut the electrical one. Any chance a stopped/failed electrical pump could cause his issue?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 795
Posted By banglenot
Coolant: No, unless it was a lot of undiluted...

Coolant: No, unless it was a lot of undiluted coolant, and even then all that happens is that the coolant becomes less effective as an antifreeze....

Do not drive it until you resolve the...
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