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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By scinfidel
Vanos Solenoid(s) were the culprit... replaced...

Vanos Solenoid(s) were the culprit... replaced under CPO. I am going to get service history from dealership today to see what has and has not been addressed so I know what to expect or at least look...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By scinfidel
"Engine Malfunction-Reduced Power"

Less than 5 days into ownership I got the dreaded warning. Was close enough to home and called BMW roadside assistance for pick up tomorrow morning. Car is under CPO until Sept 21, 2014 so that is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By scinfidel
Yeah, I'm with you and I'll use an independent to...

Yeah, I'm with you and I'll use an independent to put my laundry list together for 'complaints' to the dealership... I'm at a total loss too because the sound would come and go and come back again....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By scinfidel
Good info and I'll glad deal with the dealerships...

Good info and I'll glad deal with the dealerships for the right price($50).
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By scinfidel
CPO options Orange County

This being my first BMW CPO vehicle, what are the options for 'shops'; can I go independent or do I HAVE to go to a dealership? That said, any feedback from local OC folks for both independents and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By scinfidel
The first couple things that came to my mind was...

The first couple things that came to my mind was a back window open or the e-brake engaged. I checked both while driving and neither are the issue. On the same page as you guys, just not sure what...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By scinfidel
Sounds like a laundry list of problems to deal...

Sounds like a laundry list of problems to deal with. Hopefully the car will be pretty reliable, I love the way it drives and it feels great for a big car. Thanks for all the feedback too and I'll...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By scinfidel
LOL!! Yeah, a WARM welcome!! I will take it in...

LOL!! Yeah, a WARM welcome!! I will take it in Monday morning but was hoping it was a common easy to diagnose & simple problem to fix.

This is my first BMW since my run of 2002's back in the day....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By scinfidel
New Owner 535ix Wagon- Problems already

Hi all. Yesterday I bought a 2008 535ix wagon, 43k miles in good condition and it has 14 months left on the CPO contract.

Of course during the test drive, it was perfect on local streets and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By scinfidel
My thinking is that 09 was the intro and the...

My thinking is that 09 was the intro and the first time BMW had to deal with the fascists in the EPA and California in particular, and it took them a minute to work thru the bugs. I had the '08 Dodge...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By scinfidel
Diesel Scared

I've had a few diesels(Dodge trucks) and they WERE great.. until the dreaded DPF(bluetec crap) and the other EPA requirements changed diesels.. I have read on this board and others were the members...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 08-01-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,897
Posted By scinfidel
Research Questions

After having a few fun fast sedan/wagons(S4, S6 and E55) and now driving a Land Rover LR3, I am itching to get another powerful fun sedan.

I have always loved the M5's, when I bought my 2005 E55,...
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