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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By H F
I remember that I got the same error msg you have...

I remember that I got the same error msg you have . That was before I figured out what to do after a bunch of failed attempts . Not sure you have the same issue ,, but it seems like it is .

First...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By H F
Even if you have the diagnostic head set up ,,...

Even if you have the diagnostic head set up ,, you still have to activate it on( VMWare ) Virtual Machine . You should get aVM window that pops up when you open DIS to enable the software . When I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 941
Posted By H F
Get your self a voltage meter that plugs into the...

Get your self a voltage meter that plugs into the lighter socket to monitor the charging system . This is the one I use , keep it in the car at all times . It monitors the alternator and battery ....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By H F
Either the guy cant read , or he just blew off...

Either the guy cant read , or he just blew off your instructions . Sometimes mechanics think they know it all there is to know, and he just did his routine bed in procedure ..
I would put them on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By H F
I know so ,,, for a fact , that auto zone sells...

I know so ,,, for a fact , that auto zone sells bosh coils in a duralast box , I've seen it for myself at two different auto zones . I reckon , jts possible they could have more than one brand ,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By H F
Ok , well auto zone sells bosh coils in a...

Ok , well auto zone sells bosh coils in a duralast box . So they are most likely bosh coils . Which are a good brand .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By H F
BMW doesn't manufacture coils .. So ,, what brand...

BMW doesn't manufacture coils .. So ,, what brand did you install ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By H F
First welcome to the forum .. I second that...

First welcome to the forum ..

I second that , leave well enough alone .. You'll be wasting your time and money .
Also don't use any type of oil on a filter . That oil will stick and dirty the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By H F
First time that I've seen that coating . Op...

First time that I've seen that coating .

Op , to me it looks like the pad is not making a flat contact on the rotor , could be that coating didn't come off per plan ..

I would try a couple ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By H F
This may sound like a stupid question , but why...

This may sound like a stupid question , but why wasn't this black coating removed off the rotors before installation ? First time in 40 years of doing brakes ,, I've ever seen black coating on a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By H F
Member dallasboy1985 is selling his staggered...

Member dallasboy1985 is selling his staggered 124's 18's with tires for a good price . which are the correct size wheels for a 545 . Same wheels as I have on my 45'er .. Pm him if your interested ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By H F
I find that hard to believe .. Where is your...

I find that hard to believe .. Where is your original starter ? Have it checked and verify that it is bad and call their bluff .. Is this a BMW dealer ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By H F
Yes you can switch the cam sensors and see if the...

Yes you can switch the cam sensors and see if the error follows the sensor to the switched bank . And the vanos solenoids are in front of the heads on the timing covers . And you can also switch...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 589
Posted By H F
Are you getting power at the fuel pump ?

Are you getting power at the fuel pump ?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By H F
Totally understand where you are coming from ....

Totally understand where you are coming from . But I will have to disagree with what i bolded in your statement . There is plenty of technology difference that most cars do not have ,, compared to a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By H F
Ask Dan to take you for a ride ,, he rips up the...

Ask Dan to take you for a ride ,, he rips up the freeways late at night ..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lA6UpnKIcg
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By H F
Can you provide us with more details and ...

Can you provide us with more details and elaborate, be a little more descriptive . It could be just about anything vibrating at that rate of speed .. Worn struts ,springs, wheel bearings , tie rods...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By H F
My friend just went threw this , and ya , it was...

My friend just went threw this , and ya , it was the top of the unit . The plastic top had a nice crack in it . When you push on it , gas was seeping out ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By H F
See you're point .. No doubt a BMW factory...

See you're point .. No doubt a BMW factory trained tech has superior training such as you're self , and we do appreciate your input to the forum . And I my self have learned from your input on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By H F
No doubt it's a spendy item , but as I mentioned...

No doubt it's a spendy item , but as I mentioned it's not your typical battery cable .its part of and intelligent battery monitoring software system . This technology is what separates it from the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By H F
I really don't think its the water pump you ...

I really don't think its the water pump you would be getting over heating warnings on the idrive , if so. There is a valve between the electric aux pump and the heater core its possible it could...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By H F
Plus one on that , that is the exact diagnostic...

Plus one on that , that is the exact diagnostic package i got and same vendor . Great after purchase service ,, all the way from Romania. I paid 75 bucks ! Now its 35 , you cant beat that .
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By H F
Make sure that the temperature adjustment bars...

Make sure that the temperature adjustment bars are all set to full red , not blue , and vent settings are full open in the idrive , and temperature knobs are all the way to the right at full heat .....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By H F
That's a clean looking install ,, nice work ..

That's a clean looking install ,, nice work ..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By H F
Here you go ,, factory ride height settings

Here you go ,, factory ride height settings
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