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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
Posted By pcy
hf1, I understand your difficult situation. ...

hf1, I understand your difficult situation.

I don't understand the 'compensator' part... Did the car really overheat?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
Posted By pcy
I see OP's car is a Xi Wagon. On 4-wheel drive...

I see OP's car is a Xi Wagon.
On 4-wheel drive car (Xi), it's little more time consuming because of lack of space.
I don't know if the wagon has more components [than 4 wheel drive car] in the way...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By pcy
I've encountered that error code on my '06 530i. ...

I've encountered that error code on my '06 530i. After installing new thermostat [and water pump], no more error code.
I replaced the water pump as preventive maintenance.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By pcy
There is a recall related to passenger seat mat...

There is a recall related to passenger seat mat sensor problem. Seat mat sensor is just one component out of several other components that can trigger passenger restraint error. Folks are too quick...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By pcy
:rofl: Did you test 5-4-x downshift in...

:rofl:

Did you test 5-4-x downshift in manual to see if the solenoids replacement fixed the issue?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By pcy
What battery did he install? AGM battery? after...

What battery did he install? AGM battery? after market battery?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By pcy
Check the radiator hoses and see if any of them...

Check the radiator hoses and see if any of them were disconnected. Also, check the coolant tank and see if it cracked.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By pcy
How many miles are you driving in that 3 to 4...

How many miles are you driving in that 3 to 4 weeks duration?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By pcy
There is no single site that has cheapest prices...

There is no single site that has cheapest prices on all parts. For each part you want to buy, get the part number [from RealOEM.c0m] and search on the following sites -
AutohausAZ dot com...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By pcy
If given a choice, I'd opt for rebuild. ...

If given a choice, I'd opt for rebuild.
You'll get warranty on the rebuilt trans.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By pcy
That's the key. Otherwise, air can enter the...

That's the key. Otherwise, air can enter the system.

PUSH and hold....... ..RELEASE......... PUSH and hold........ RELEASE......... :-)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 678
Posted By pcy
I've used both in the past. (Recently, I've been...

I've used both in the past. (Recently, I've been using Mobil1 0W-40 on all cars). I haven't seen any noticeable differences between the two; oil analysis may have shown some minor differences. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,220
Posted By pcy
:banana::banana: ...

:banana::banana:
yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeehaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,220
Posted By pcy
can't wait... :-)

can't wait...

:-)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 35,881
Posted By pcy
Was it really a head gasket or the valve cover...

Was it really a head gasket or the valve cover gasket?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By pcy
^ +1. You can't tell the [deteriorated]...

^ +1.

You can't tell the [deteriorated] quality of engine mounts just by looking at it. When you remove the current mounts and compare them to new ones, you will see the difference.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By pcy
^ +1 Brake fluid change on an E60 is no...

^ +1

Brake fluid change on an E60 is no different than any other modern car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By pcy
that mileage is not good at all... Since...

that mileage is not good at all...

Since you've already tried cleaning the solenoids, and the code keeps coming back, I guess you have no option but to replace them. Buy genuine BMW parts only.
...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By pcy
gushernandez, why are you thinking about vanos...

gushernandez, why are you thinking about vanos solenoids? If you are thinking of replacing them as a preventive maintenance, as booyaazaa suggested, you can remove them and clean them.
I cleaned...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By pcy
:-) Even if it's 0.1%, I'd prefer to keep...

:-)

Even if it's 0.1%, I'd prefer to keep that money in my account. I have the discipline to not spend that money.

It was only a suggestion to 'minimize the amount of money we lend to IRS as...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By pcy
If you [or anyone] is receiving a significant...

If you [or anyone] is receiving a significant amount of tax refund, you've essentially loaned that money to IRS at no interest.
You should adjust the withholding for the next year as appropriate and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By pcy
Did you install new o-rings on the injectors...

Did you install new o-rings on the injectors after swapping them?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,220
Posted By pcy
50

50
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 929
Posted By pcy
Drive the car and enjoy the ride. Some parts...

Drive the car and enjoy the ride. Some parts will fail/wear out, replace them and move on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By pcy
Those e-bay pullies won't last that long. It's...

Those e-bay pullies won't last that long.
It's good you know the procedure to repeat in a year...
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