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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,891
Posted By lordofthering
Htc one

Phone model: HTC ONE
Car model: 2008 535xi
[x] ability to make/receive calls
[X ] phone book automatically synches to car
[ X] dial by name (without verbal training of system)
[ X] calling name...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By lordofthering
Disconnecting Battery from E60 for Engine Wash

Hi
I wanted to disconnect battery before I can wash Engine. Anyone can tell me if it is OK to disconnect battery from Trunk before I can wash Engine using degreaser ?

Is there any alternative of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 29,578
Posted By lordofthering
I agree, I would change coolant pump asap since...

I agree, I would change coolant pump asap since it is known problem and it is just matter of time
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By lordofthering
Should I do full Flush or only replacement from...

Should I do full Flush or only replacement from Pan ?. I know how can i do the replacement of oil from pan but not sure about how to flush it out from Transmission.

Should I use "Castrol Import...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By lordofthering
2008 535xi - E60 Transmission Fluid Question

Hi,
My 2008 BMW 535xi has 81K miles and I was wondering if I should replace Transmission oil and filter both or not. Will I get any warning on iDrive saying I need to change transmission oil based...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By lordofthering
I was driving and hot engine message came up and...

I was driving and hot engine message came up and it was keep shutting down the car. Towed car to dealer and they replaced water pump under CPO warranty. Cost was $50 deductible. I was saved for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,466
Posted By lordofthering
I have driven 250,000 miles on my 1999 MB C230...

I have driven 250,000 miles on my 1999 MB C230 without changing Brake Fuid/Transmission Fluid. Also never flushed Coolant only added. No issue so far. I see people get too emotional about their car....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By lordofthering
2008 - 535xi parts Help Needed

I had accident in rear bumber on my 2008 535xi and I like to replace two main part in attached image. Can someone please help me to locate part number ?

1) Number 5 and number 3 in 535xi sign
2)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 29,578
Posted By lordofthering
My 2008 BMW 535xi - 72K miles had Engine too hot...

My 2008 BMW 535xi - 72K miles had Engine too hot light two days ago. Towed car to Dealership and they changed Coolant Pump. Thank god It was covered under CPO warranty.'

Also, Low Engine Oil...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-13-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,881
Posted By lordofthering
I am not sure why do you think it is unbelievable...

I am not sure why do you think it is unbelievable to reach out the center button all the time. Here is the example: Your car is in your garage and now you want open back door on opposite side of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By lordofthering
Do you know what value I have to set in CODING ?....

Do you know what value I have to set in CODING ?. I can do my coding..only need to know what to change.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By lordofthering
Thanks..That is what I was looking for whether...

Thanks..That is what I was looking for whether this is simple setting or it is coding issue. I have gone through all setting in iDrive and it did not have any option to change.

I have posted...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By lordofthering
2008 - 535xi - All Doors unlock when you open Driver's Door

Hi,
I am used to getting my all 4 doors getting unlocked when I open driver side door with my other car. With this car when I come out and try to open back door to take something out, realize door...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,821
Posted By lordofthering
As far as I know most Spark Plug comes pre-gaped...

As far as I know most Spark Plug comes pre-gaped if you pick "Exact Fit" spark plug for your car. You do not have to worry about gapping your spark plug. I believe in older times it was required, not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-12-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 77,484
Posted By lordofthering
Look under Post from Chumpy in below URL ...

Look under Post from Chumpy in below URL

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=434396
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,952
Posted By lordofthering
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,398
Posted By lordofthering
You are absolutely right. BMW service is going...

You are absolutely right. BMW service is going down and they are following wrong companies to save money.

I found ex-BMW Tech who used to work in their service department and no longer works with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,398
Posted By lordofthering
Yes, this service is complete rip off which you...

Yes, this service is complete rip off which you could have done in less than $10 and given you same or close result. Alsl, at 30K miles it may not needed at all.

If i were you I would have done...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,198
Posted By lordofthering
Thank you for your great input. I do not think...

Thank you for your great input. I do not think anyone's comment is insulting but their opinion. I have found in past that sometimes I make aggresive decision without knowing everything and this forum...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By lordofthering
Your local Autozone or Advance auto will able to...

Your local Autozone or Advance auto will able to test it for your for FREE. Most likely it is alternator but before you invest in new alternator check with autozone.

You can buy remanufactured...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By lordofthering
after putting gas cap and drives couple miles...

after putting gas cap and drives couple miles should reset, if not go to Autozone and ask them to reset it for you.

Disconnecting battery will do the same but it will cause other issue so not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By lordofthering
Brakes are not rocket science. Look it up on...

Brakes are not rocket science. Look it up on Craiglist an you will find someone between $40 to $60 per Axle to replace your brakes including the rotor. I know a guy in NJ, who changes brake $30/Axle...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,821
Posted By lordofthering
$40 bucks for wires ?. Can you please post a link...

$40 bucks for wires ?. Can you please post a link where $40 for wires. Car come with 6 Coils run around $50/coil, means $50 X 6 = $300 or more for coils. Not worth it unless giving error code or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,821
Posted By lordofthering
I agree..I would not change coil if it is not...

I agree..I would not change coil if it is not bad. It cost you a lot and why change it if it is not bad unless it is least expensive
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,601
Posted By lordofthering
How about going to Autozone or Advance Auto and...

How about going to Autozone or Advance Auto and ask them to test your battery or alternator for Free. It could be Battery to Alternator about to go bad. Most likely battery.
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