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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By cmyachtie
Totally agree and anytime I check my oil level it...

Totally agree and anytime I check my oil level it is bang on the fill level, where it should be, (like first thing in AM before driving off).

I was surprised though how it raises when parked for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By cmyachtie
OK...., but I want it to last the life of the...

OK...., but I want it to last the life of the car........like my gaskets used to on my other vehicles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By cmyachtie
UPDATE: Turns out it was motor oil. Now...

UPDATE:

Turns out it was motor oil.

Now driving the car again regularly no more oil leaks ....touch wood....LOL

After this "parked episode" of my car I have come to the conclusion that due...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By cmyachtie
Those oil leaking "green environmental" gaskets on our BMW's.....

Reading soo many threads everywhere about oil leaks am asking myself why we are not using a viable alternative, am I missing something? I maybe old school and used to go for something lik that when...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By cmyachtie
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=NB33...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=NB33&mospid=47759&btnr=51_5211&hg=51&fg=75

Remove item 4 from the diagram above and IF YOU STILL HAVE A DRAIN, should see it on right side of radiator...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By cmyachtie
Why do you think your car is lowered? Is it...

Why do you think your car is lowered? Is it because it looks low in the rear to you?
Jack it up at rear and crawl under it and have a GOOD look at your springs, they have a tendency to break at the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By cmyachtie
If car sat for 3 months chances are battery is...

If car sat for 3 months chances are battery is gone south get it tested or just get a new one.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By cmyachtie
You definitely need the fault code to know where...

You definitely need the fault code to know where to look for the root cause, mine was caused when dealer updated my software due to the fact that newer software indicated my crash sensors were...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By cmyachtie
Being a former E39 driver, I believe you'll have...

Being a former E39 driver, I believe you'll have a hard time finding any former E39 owner that does not feel the same.....E39 was IMHO. The best 5 series made in many ways, I could list so many...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By cmyachtie
I am going way out on a limb here but did you...

I am going way out on a limb here but did you ever have your battery replaced? Just a WAG but if your battery is going south crazy things start happening with these cars.Also can you be ore specific...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By cmyachtie
Just what I thought also, thanks for confirming.

Just what I thought also,
thanks for confirming.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By cmyachtie
Looks like transmission oil leak car parked for month?

Have had my car in my garage parked for over a month now and noticed oil leak under center to passenger front door area, now never had a leak when I drove the car and am wondering about the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By cmyachtie
Can't see video says it is "private", you must...

Can't see video says it is "private", you must make it public.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 494
Posted By cmyachtie
Did you get any fault codes from the shaking? ...

Did you get any fault codes from the shaking?
Did you reset adaptations?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By cmyachtie
If your "break" is in the actual Aux cable I...

If your "break" is in the actual Aux cable I would just get a new one, much safer then trying to fix that little stuff.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By cmyachtie
Assuming it is the crash sensors, you can replace...

Assuming it is the crash sensors, you can replace them yourself by removing front bumper, I did., however IIRC. Those codes with me were 94..something.
Suggest to clear the codes and see if and when...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,286
Posted By cmyachtie
WRT to tranny leak, if no longer warranty it is...

WRT to tranny leak, if no longer warranty it is easy DIY lots of threads on how to if you search, save $1000 easy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By cmyachtie
What is the problem with your car?

What is the problem with your car?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By cmyachtie
May just be a size limit 128IGIG is too large,...

May just be a size limit 128IGIG is too large, and chokes the music processor?in 2008 I don't believe there were any 128gigs available.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,042
Posted By cmyachtie
I must admit don't always remember BUT when I do,...

I must admit don't always remember BUT when I do, I do the fuel treatment just with last full tank before my oilchange.
AND LOOKING AT YOUR OIL I would guess this would quiet the sceptics here on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,042
Posted By cmyachtie
That,s why I always do the fuel treatment before...

That,s why I always do the fuel treatment before an oilchange not too smart to keep driving around with all the crap in the oil.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By cmyachtie
+1

+1
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By cmyachtie
In my case using iPad I need to press play on the...

In my case using iPad I need to press play on the pad, after things have gone to sleep, for a shorter pause it will start automatically.
I do however believe that this may vary depending on the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By cmyachtie
Suspect the bedding process was not done...

Suspect the bedding process was not done properly, redo it yourself again just to make sure it is done correctly does Not cost anything........
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By cmyachtie
Yes, I did and is worth every penny for me,...

Yes, I did and is worth every penny for me, sounds great and for the older non LCI LIKE MINE IS A VERY REASONABLY PRICED SOLUTION TO GETTING BT, sound is same as CD no problems with it for me....
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