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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By roadrunner2008
Thanks a million ultimatedriving that's a huge...

Thanks a million ultimatedriving that's a huge help :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By roadrunner2008
520d M Sport e61 oil filter

Hi guys I wonder if anyone can give me some info on where the oil filter is on my 2010 520d M Sport E61 LCI ?
I bought this beauty in June and want to do an oil & filter change, it's got the N47...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By roadrunner2008
It turned out to be a faulty DDE control unit ...

It turned out to be a faulty DDE control unit
Ä1,600 fitted and reprogrammed, with updating the SW it's a possibility that other components may fail, relays or sensors etc
:(
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By roadrunner2008
Hi boramkiv The fan stops when I turn off the...

Hi boramkiv
The fan stops when I turn off the engine it only runs when the engine is on.
The electronic beeping starts when I turn off the engine, I've tried it a few time but the noise keeps...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By roadrunner2008
Make sure your brake pad wear sensors are...

Make sure your brake pad wear sensors are connected and intact, otherwise you won't be able to reset the brake pad indicator.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By roadrunner2008
Unhappy E60 530D Main fan running at high rpm

04 530D 95k miles (No other issues)

I started my car today engine started no problem, 2 seconds later the fan kicked in at high RPMs! It's so loud it drowns out the sound of the engine even with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,089
Posted By roadrunner2008
My sin (if it can be called such a thing) is...

My sin (if it can be called such a thing) is leaving those boy racers in their rice rockets WAY behind when they try to ride my bumper and bully other drivers out of their way.

Oh how I love...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,512
Posted By roadrunner2008
More PSI less tyre contact = less grip on corners...

More PSI less tyre contact = less grip on corners

http://www.tyres-online.co.uk/images/winterdriving/winter8a.jpg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,845
Posted By roadrunner2008
Try this when you are coming to a stop brake...

Try this when you are coming to a stop brake normally but just before the car stops completely ease off the brake pedal slightly, it will give you a smoother stop and you won't have a jerking motion...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By roadrunner2008
I wish it was like the E39, To get into the air...

I wish it was like the E39, To get into the air filter I'd have to take about 16 bolts out to even get a look at the filter :(
Knowing my luck I'd probably drop a bolt or two down into the engine :)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By roadrunner2008
Emissions increase after a service

Hi guys
I had my E60 Ď04 530d (60k miles) serviced (Oil, Oil filter & Air filter).last Monday 27th June.
I Drove away happily knowing it was good for another 19,000 miles (going by the service...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By roadrunner2008
Lucky I read it twice I thought it said Flux...

Lucky I read it twice I thought it said Flux capacitor! :D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BytKSy8M4bk
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,000
Posted By roadrunner2008
My airbag light came on in my 01 e39. I Found...

My airbag light came on in my 01 e39.
I Found out it was the seat switch that was getting pulled loose when the seat was adjusted.
I made sure it was secure and the cord was not getting snagged,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By roadrunner2008
Thumbs up I love this tune :thumbup::thumbup:

I love this tune :thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By roadrunner2008
Thumbs up I'm drooling here, I want one now :cry:, finally...

I'm drooling here, I want one now :cry:, finally high speed internet has arrived.

THE ULTIMATE MOBILE INTERNET DRIVING MACHINE!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,009
Posted By roadrunner2008
PDC Failure!

I have a 04 530d, I've owned it 4 weeks now (what a car ).
last Saturday I turned on the ignition and (Bing Bing) PDC failure warning popped up on the screen!
"Oh lovely I thought to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,697
Posted By roadrunner2008
Nice job :thumbup:.......did you post this thread...

Nice job :thumbup:.......did you post this thread from the car :)


Sorry officer I know I was doing 100mph and jumped three lights
but you see I was posting on bimmerfest at the time :D
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,471
Posted By roadrunner2008
e60 '04 Replacing Halogen bulbs

I'm new to the e60 ownership club (having had e39s previously), so forgive me if this is a dumb question. :(
I have my e60 Ď04 530d just over a week.
Iíve gotten so used to the zenon lights in my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,037
Posted By roadrunner2008
You're right kjbrazil apparently it's A mineral...

You're right kjbrazil apparently it's A mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate; a source of magnesium!

Well whatever it's derived from, everyday I see my car the colour looks really good...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By roadrunner2008
I'd bring it back to the dealer if I were you...

I'd bring it back to the dealer if I were you Jim, it could be a glitch in the system or something real simple.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By roadrunner2008
e60 '04 Replacing Halogen bulbs

I'm new to the e60 ownership club (having had e39s previously), so forgive me if this is a dumb question. :(
I have my e60 Ď04 530d just over a week.
Iíve gotten so used to the zenon lights in my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,037
Posted By roadrunner2008
Very true, the colour seems to change in certain...

Very true, the colour seems to change in certain lights as kjbrazil said.
Why it's called Olivian green I have no idea last green olive I seen looked nothing like this colour!, maybe they ran out of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,037
Posted By roadrunner2008
Yes sir you're correct, I'm in Good ol Ireland...

Yes sir you're correct, I'm in Good ol Ireland the pics are from the web.
The one's I have don't really show the colour properly IMO, here's a pic of it
http://omg.wthax.org/Image10.jpg

It's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,037
Posted By roadrunner2008
Some are screwed in and others are stuck on with...

Some are screwed in and others are stuck on with high strength adhesive strips.
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-22-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By roadrunner2008
Hi mrkebab, Well I guess a lot of it depends on...

Hi mrkebab,
Well I guess a lot of it depends on your budget and next to that is your preference.
The 3 series are a great midsized car with great handling.
Fun to drive on windy and big roads...
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