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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By cmyachtie
545 V8 exhaust rumble when driving thru heavy rain

Question about a strange issue I have been having for some time now is that it appears my exhaust valve (near the tailpipes) which is vacuum operated to open at higher RPMs to reduce back pressure...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,450
Posted By cmyachtie
Have had mine at dealer twice in 5 yrs for total...

Have had mine at dealer twice in 5 yrs for total reprogram for $200 some. Would recommend it over Indy.
Should add that I do my own coding etc, also upgraded and reprogrammed my new 2007 TCU myself...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-15-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 219,546
Posted By cmyachtie
Could I get a link to Ista/D rheingold please?

Could I get a link to Ista/D rheingold please?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By cmyachtie
+1 Feel,your pain, remember my choice words...

+1
Feel,your pain, remember my choice words used when I did this took me a good number of hours fighting to get it back in again too.
worst job done on any car in my life!!!(over 50 yrs...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 72,485
Posted By cmyachtie
My guess would be YES, my recently replaced AGM...

My guess would be YES, my recently replaced AGM Bateery had a man. date label with a 6 month later date to be re- charged date on it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By cmyachtie
Hi Alan545, Just found your thread re. Your...

Hi Alan545,
Just found your thread re. Your problem kombi.
Curious to know what if any faultcodes were there, as I experienced similar fate after my purchase ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By cmyachtie
Actually I have been waiting for some cold...

Actually I have been waiting for some cold weather to do a smoke test, I don't really care about the number at this time, just want to rule out a vacuum leak. I think tomorrow according to forecast...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By cmyachtie
Thx then either my Torque app sucks or what? ...

Thx then either my Torque app sucks or what?
-30 in/Hg converts to 1015mbar....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By cmyachtie
Am not about to hijack thread, but HF are you...

Am not about to hijack thread, but HF are you sure about the vacuum numbers?
I get 30in/Hg reading on my N62 which according to my conversion (google), is nowhere near 22 mbar.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By cmyachtie
That steering fault notice will disappear,...

That steering fault notice will disappear, helpful to calibrate steering by turning wheel left, right all the way a couple of times
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By cmyachtie
I feel your pain still can remember me fighting...

I feel your pain still can remember me fighting this same battle a few yrs ago......
Worst thing I EVER had to,do working on my own cars for over 40 yrs!!.....LOL
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 72,485
Posted By cmyachtie
I'd get it replaced, don't have to register...

I'd get it replaced, don't have to register again, assuming it gets replaced with same kind, 16 months is too long just my 2cts....or at least go get a discount!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By cmyachtie
Try Amazon you might get lucky, I did few yrs ago...

Try Amazon you might get lucky, I did few yrs ago for the 545
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cmyachtie
Let me get this right, are you saying that this...

Let me get this right, are you saying that this is now likely to happen again???
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cmyachtie
Despite dealer tech not thinking it necessary,...

Despite dealer tech not thinking it necessary, decided to change diff fluid as there was some grinding noise when I got stranded Monday fluid had some "gold dust" in it am glad I did not listen to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cmyachtie
Hers a pic, item 6 lock ring sorta is supposed to...

Hers a pic, item 6 lock ring sorta is supposed to prevent shaft from slipping out......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cmyachtie
Google " output shaft popped out of differential...

Google " output shaft popped out of differential BMW" and you'll be as surprised as I was that it happens.......
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cmyachtie
No pics, I looked under car while waiting for...

No pics, I looked under car while waiting for flatbed nothing to see no oil leak dealer fixed it within the hour just pushed it back they told me. Am going to change diff fluid right now. Seeing if...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By cmyachtie
Got stranded in middle of busy intersection, popped outputshaft out of diff.

My 545i gave me an early Xmas present and produced a loud bang on taking off at a green light and leaving me dead in the water, lost all gears and rolled in park. Had scary thoughts of tranny having...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By cmyachtie
Anyone using the Carista App???

ECS is having a special, does this app do anything useful on our cars?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 44,679
Posted By cmyachtie
Can't say for sure if you need to do coding, I...

Can't say for sure if you need to do coding, I just replaced mine and it worked without coding, however if you need/want your new TCU to have your VIN, coding will be needed after the VIN is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 39,948
Posted By cmyachtie
Finally after years of procrastination got me a...

Finally after years of procrastination got me a 2007 TCU AND REPLACED 2003 BTless TCU, coded, Flashed my VIN and now got my phonebook in iDrive and can answer calls from steering wheel etc. All from...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By cmyachtie
WRT to fuel problems, I have discovered that mine...

WRT to fuel problems, I have discovered that mine seem to not like an empty (less than quarter full) tank on a cold morning also read about this being a cause of misfires in one of the forums, I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By cmyachtie
Try cleaning the cabin temp sensor in the dash,...

Try cleaning the cabin temp sensor in the dash, if never done before. If already clean it maybe tyour culprit
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 72,485
Posted By cmyachtie
You might not get double the life,, however if...

You might not get double the life,, however if you don't drive it everyday or short trips a lot still go for the AGM as they will stand up better and hold the charge longer.
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