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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Hogie
Thanks for all the replies. I have been chasing...

Thanks for all the replies. I have been chasing for a couple of months but started with new plugs and coil packs to rule that out. It took a couple of weeks for me to have the time to pull plug #1...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Hogie
N54 #1 Injector Leaking

I have a 2010 535i that when I pulled the #1 cyl plug found that it smelled of fuel and was slightly wet. 120K on the miles. I started with a new plug and coil pack but after about a week the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Hogie
Go to rock auto and you will see several...

Go to rock auto and you will see several aftermarkets and Bosch. I think the best prices too


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Hogie
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+1


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Hogie
Mine is a 2010 and I believe a CIC according to...

Mine is a 2010 and I believe a CIC according to ECU readout. I have a single CD / DVD and the Nav option. Mine does not require a Nav CD.

What year is yours?


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Hogie
Of course not but passengers can. What is cool...

Of course not but passengers can. What is cool about it is that it was a simple 5 minute code process. No added hardware, SW or wiring.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 880
Views: 57,527
Posted By Hogie
What did you do to the 5er today?

Coded video in motion and a few other things.


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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By Hogie
Carly App

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Love the Carly App. I coded video in motion and now my DVDs play. I brightened my angel eyes, removed the disclaimer...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Hogie
If you can get Pentison NF coolant that is...

If you can get Pentison NF coolant that is compatible. I just replace my upper hose due to he vent return line leaking and while messing with disconnecting that line the nipple on my upper broke off....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Hogie
I did my 535i plugs and coils last week. I had a...

I did my 535i plugs and coils last week. I had a stumble on acceleration. I have 105K on second set of plugs. I noticed #1 had a gas smell and was dark. The other 5 had a nice tan look. For #1 I am...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Hogie
Fronts on the e60 are a bear as well. The strut...

Fronts on the e60 are a bear as well. The strut gets in the way of a couple of bolts so there is a little more dis-assembly. But the front is one piece bearing and hub assy.


The rear is a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Hogie
Finished around noon today. I did press the...

Finished around noon today. I did press the bearing and hub together prior to installing the bearing. Much easier in my opinion.

Back to new in sound quality while driving. The races had pitting...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By Hogie
I replaced the water pump and thermostat on my...

I replaced the water pump and thermostat on my 545i at about 180K proactively when I did my coolant pipe.

Are you sure the water pump is bad or did the belt brake and rip a coolant hose?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Hogie
This rear bearing is a bear! I have it a part...

This rear bearing is a bear! I have it a part except the E14 bolts that hold the old bearing . I put some penetrating oil on them and will try in the morning. The old race I took off the wheel hub...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Hogie
Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

Just a thought here... I will be replacing the left rear wheel bearing on the '10 e60. I know the rear is different than the front due to the axle spindle in the rear.

So I have read plenty of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By Hogie
Most likely if you did not have the codes prior...

Most likely if you did not have the codes prior and it's both left and right then it's probably the air line disconnected or air pump motor not connected /working.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Hogie
That is what it was. I changed the valve cover...

That is what it was. I changed the valve cover gasket over the weekend. Darnedest thing to have oil traveling uphill through that crease in the heat shield.

When I removed the old gasket it was...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,495
Posted By Hogie
I just did mine on the N54. The oil puddle near...

I just did mine on the N54. The oil puddle near the filter cap is exactly like mine was. My belt, pulley and alternator had oil on them as well. Your leak is worse but I bet the belt and pulleys are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Hogie
If you lose the plastic retaining rings try some...

If you lose the plastic retaining rings try some small black orings that will slip over the screw prongs.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Hogie
Changed Oil Housing Gaskets - May Still have leak elsewhere

I changed the oil housing gaskets on my '10 535i. Classic sign of oil around the top crevice, underneath the housing, on idler and alternator. Cleaned everything up and now this side of the engine is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By Hogie
IDK. Maybe put a GPS on your car then track it....

IDK. Maybe put a GPS on your car then track it. Ignition on, then probably like 3 hours later, ignition on again. Pull the data and go to the service manager and have a sit down discussion.;)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By Hogie
Finished mine up this e e evening. No real...

Finished mine up this e e evening. No real special tools needed. So straight forward disassembly and applying new gaskets. The dealer part pricing for the two gaskets is like 38. For one and 22 for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By Hogie
Doing my gaskets now. 2010 60k miles. It's about...

Doing my gaskets now. 2010 60k miles. It's about as bad as the N62 alternator bracket gasket. For my now N54 the leak tracked down around the cylinder head, side of engine and of course on the belt,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Hogie
I loosened the intake and lifted up and forward...

I loosened the intake and lifted up and forward then I was able to get my hand in there to take off.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Hogie
Not sure about Philly but search for bmwoem1 in...

Not sure about Philly but search for bmwoem1 in this forum, may be a few hours drive but worth sending a message to.

Also - I have since sold my '04 545 ( 225K miles) but did the job myself back...
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