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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By H F
Happy to help bro, just make sure u ground the...

Happy to help bro, just make sure u ground the test light good . You can check it by after u ground it,, touching the power cable on the starter . Also make sure u have power at the jump terminal ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By H F
Sry bro,, but I have to respectfully disagree...

Sry bro,, but I have to respectfully disagree with you here Sir ...

This is not a vacume pump . Its an electric valve , that is controlled from the ECU . That sends current to open the valve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By H F
Wink Ok ,, battery ruled out . Step two ... Make...

Ok ,, battery ruled out .
Step two ... Make sure that when u turn the key the starter solinoid is getting power .. Do you have a test light . ?
If so .. You have to get to the starter .. Remove...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By H F
The battery may test good out of the car , but...

The battery may test good out of the car , but once under a load it can fail . It has happened to me .. So if your battery is getting old just get a new one cause it wil go out on you sooner than...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By H F
I'm going to have to drive an e60 with out active...

I'm going to have to drive an e60 with out active steering and see the difference . Though being from Southern California I don't drive my car in the snow at all but I am curious how it would...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By H F
Hmm wow ,, I think it's funny how one person can...

Hmm wow ,, I think it's funny how one person can totally love it and the next more than hate it Lol . But the steering rack has a power steering pump and hydraulic hoses ,,but the steering colomn...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By H F
After you adjust the blue bars like boost says...

After you adjust the blue bars like boost says make sure you turn the temperature dial all the way to the left .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By H F
If you take off the the battery hold down and...

If you take off the the battery hold down and slide the battery towards the tail light . Run your finger along the left edge of the battery . There should be a hole in the side to plug the vent tube...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By H F
Can you be more specific and elaborate what it is...

Can you be more specific and elaborate what it is that you don't like about the active steering ? . That bmw has won multiple awards on design and engineering in the auto industry for the ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By H F
I think it is the same for the newer n62's . You...

I think it is the same for the newer n62's . You can also plug the vacume hose from under the hood, straight from the vacume pump and cap it there . Also from the point where the vacume hose goes...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By H F
Welcome to the forum and congrats on your 550 .....

Welcome to the forum and congrats on your 550 .. Way to go , get right on in there . I will make a suggestion , get a telescoping inspection mirror. It will help to see and ensure the half moons...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By H F
Nothing to worry about , I noticed the same gap...

Nothing to worry about , I noticed the same gap between the bottom of the cover and the top of the flat part of the gasket when I did mine . It will compress some when you torque the valve cover...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By H F
If you take off the driver side trunk panel under...

If you take off the driver side trunk panel under the tail light there is another valve where the muffler vacume line leads to. You can cap it off there .. It should not throw any codes or problems,,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By H F
Here you go .. It's right next to the expansion...

Here you go .. It's right next to the expansion tank on the passenger side .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 447
Posted By H F
If your battery is charged don't think a IBS...

If your battery is charged don't think a IBS cable will cause a no start issue because you can disconnect it and the car will start and run fine . It will drain the battery though .
Make sure and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 837
Posted By H F
I couldn't imagine my car with out Active...

I couldn't imagine my car with out Active Steering . High speed maneuvering is outstanding solid and tight . Low speed maneuverability is excellent , u turns have a tight radius with little effort...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,221
Posted By H F
Hope that does the trick for you .. Keep us...

Hope that does the trick for you .. Keep us posted .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 447
Posted By H F
K Since u have power at the jump terminal you...

K Since u have power at the jump terminal you most likely have power at the starter . What I do is disconnect the plug that powers the solinoid put a light tester on it and ground it to the stater...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,221
Posted By H F
That was four days ago and the car is not...

That was four days ago and the car is not starting now ... You mentioned had a key recognition issue . The EWS thinks the car is being stolen and will not allow the car to start . You mentioned the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,221
Posted By H F
I think you might have a EWS/ CAS sync problem ....

I think you might have a EWS/ CAS sync problem . Since u had a key issue the EWS coulda shut down the car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By H F
I don't think your 545 has individual tire...

I don't think your 545 has individual tire sensors . I could be wrong but if your TPM is like my 545 . The sensors are not in the wheels . The sensors are different , they work based on the rotation...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 447
Posted By H F
Are u getting correct voltage at the jump...

Are u getting correct voltage at the jump terminal under the hood ? Like AB mentioned that is a straight power lead to the starter .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 447
Posted By H F
Have you tried to jump start it ?

Have you tried to jump start it ?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By H F
I see this is your first post , so welcome to the...

I see this is your first post , so welcome to the forum.

Cant really say if your set up worth the money cause to each is own . But most after market speakers most likely will not be plug and play...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By H F
Ya , the six'ers Disa is different than the v8 ....

Ya , the six'ers Disa is different than the v8 . Haven't really looked into it but the mechanics differ between the two . I gotta take an in depth look at the difference in how they function . I do...
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