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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By microswitch
Fuel Injectors wire harness clips

I'm doing a VCG replacement and during the process of taking things apart a couple clips, off the Fuel Injectors wire harness popped out and dropped someplace in the engine compartment. Spent almost...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By microswitch
Is the white smoke constant or just at startup ? ...

Is the white smoke constant or just at startup ?
IF ONLY AT STARTUP THEN IS YOUR OIL SEPARATOR>>
If continuous then .. start to look for a new engine or car

Hope is the first
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-12-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By microswitch
O2 heater Not Ready

Took my 2008 328i for a smog test here in Cali.
I did not fail but I did not pass because the O2 heater monitor was not ready.
The car had no CEL but I knew of a code " MAP-Controlled Thermostat...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,458
Posted By microswitch
Wrong... Smog will not fail for pending code...

Wrong...

Smog will not fail for pending code unless SEL is on.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By microswitch
TSTAT and smog inspection

I was about to go to the Smog station here in Cali for the periodic SMOG INSPECTION.
Before hand I decided to check the I/M just in case.

All the monitor are Ok, I have no check engine light on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,605
Posted By microswitch
To Clear the codes you need a special tool I Use...

To Clear the codes you need a special tool I Use the BMWHAT APP.
But I figure there is another way to do it..

By the battery disconnect the little black connector of the trigger wire.
Re-start...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By microswitch
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533613&highlight=spark+plug+replacement

There you go.
It does not get any simpler than this.
You have a M54 Engine, I would suggest visiting the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By microswitch
First oil change on the 2006 but...

I did my first oil change on my 2006 E60 about 2 weeks ago, however i"m having some trouble having the iDrive registering the oil level.
After I changed the oil I reset the OBC indicator light. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,061
Posted By microswitch
No bleed screws in your car you need to bleed...

No bleed screws in your car you need to bleed your system according to the video attached...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSQyHTZ3isw
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,605
Posted By microswitch
I had the same issue with my Air Bag code 9Aff; ...

I had the same issue with my Air Bag code 9Aff;
I was about to do same thing with the resistor, but not having the parts with me i just cleared the codes, and figure I will do it when i get the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By microswitch
I doubt it it is the alternator. Maybe you...

I doubt it it is the alternator.
Maybe you battery just died!!
I would do the following;

1) test battery less than 12.00 V is out of charge. Remove go to autozone ans have them recharge it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By microswitch
My key remote was not working but was starting...

My key remote was not working but was starting the car without any problems, so I sent my key to this Guy...
http://www.bmwgm5.com/default.htm

Scott will fix it for you 99 out of 100 times. No...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By microswitch
Done the swap of the radiator over the weekend....

Done the swap of the radiator over the weekend. Took me about 3 hours because I took it a step at the time and the darn hose were really hard to remove and put back in place.
The new hose connected...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By microswitch
valve body repair trasmission shop So. Cal.

Does anyone knows if there is transmission shop in the so. cal. Los Angeles/south bay area ?
I would do the job myself but i just can not work on my back !!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By microswitch
Thank you !! Will look for it

Thank you !!

Will look for it
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By microswitch
I received the parts for this weekend project. ...

I received the parts for this weekend project.
I only have a question in regards to the spacers/compensator....... where do they go?
When I removed the fan I did not see any plausible place where...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By microswitch
Finally was able to check on the leak this...

Finally was able to check on the leak this weekend. I removed the fan, and the under cover and definitely I have leaks on the radiator left and right lower corner. It took me about 30 minutes to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By microswitch
Meguiar's M205 Mirror Glaze. !! IMHO..

Meguiar's M205 Mirror Glaze. !! IMHO..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By microswitch
Thank your guys. Appreciate input. Will hunt for...

Thank your guys. Appreciate input. Will hunt for the leak this weekend and if the radiator then will swap it and get it over with it. I wonder if I should also do , as a preventing measure, the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By microswitch
Which radiator do I really need ?

when i purchased the car 2 months ago, I found an old dealer invoice in the glove compartment,indicating the customer was complaining of a "Low Coolant" warning and the dealer reported 2 leaks in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By microswitch
Go to the E39 board and search CVV. A very...

Go to the E39 board and search CVV.
A very common issue with the M54 Engine. If you'r handy with your hands it is a job you can tackle yourself. Remove the air filter box and follow the hose from...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By microswitch
Coin Box Removal?

Is there a way to remove the coin box from an 525i E60 ?
Googled the net but no luck
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,043
Posted By microswitch
My first scan revealed I had 17 faults, and in a...

My first scan revealed I had 17 faults, and in a way very similar to yours. I believe your battery was disconnected and that caused all sort of little alarms.
Clean and rescan and make a note of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By microswitch
Mine took a lot less than expected. I was suppose...

Mine took a lot less than expected. I was suppose t get it by 7/3 instead I got it 6/25
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By microswitch
Finally made the leap. Bought the app and and...

Finally made the leap. Bought the app and and cleared the codes. All went away except 1. I have an issue with the stratification potentiometer ( the rear control for the heat/AC in the rear)....
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