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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By 62Maxx
PM europartconnect. he offers BMW service...

PM europartconnect. he offers BMW service on the side. I have never used them as of yet. I believe he is located in Crystal Lake. Look up his posts and read his credentials.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By 62Maxx
I would change the oil no later than 7K/miles,...

I would change the oil no later than 7K/miles, but thats just me:yikes:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By 62Maxx
Alignment

I had the same issue happen to me. The shop stated that they did not have the correct equipment to "do" a BMW (4) wheel alignment but they suggested I go to another one of their shop locations. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By 62Maxx
Paint Chips

BAV Auto sells some type of paint chip repair along with a DIY video. I bought my car in pristine condition and the **** roads in cesspool N.W. Indiana shows it on my hood. I am considering getting...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,067
Posted By 62Maxx
Tint & Rims

Nice tint! Actually I like those rims on that car.... They are better looking than my factory stock "D" rims on mine.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By 62Maxx
Unfortunately BMW codes 171 & 174 will not...

Unfortunately BMW codes 171 & 174 will not pinpoint the problem. From looking at other posts, the codes are indicating a "lean air to fuel ratio" meaning not enough air OR not enough fuel is being...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By 62Maxx
Upper body vent selector

HiYa, do you have the "upper body vent" selector set to maximum heat? It's "4 bars" in the red. Just thought I would mention it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By 62Maxx
Thank you !

Thank you !
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By 62Maxx
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By 62Maxx
Any DIY tutorial for replacing plugs/coils specifically on a 2004 525i?

I have checked Youtube and have also seen the Bav Auto video which Otto mentions the "Bentley Manual" will explain how to remove the center plastic housing (that has hoses & wiring running thru it)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By 62Maxx
I have a 2004 E-60 also. I am told the key...

I have a 2004 E-60 also. I am told the key charges itself while inserted in the ignition. Is the battery inside the key actually replaceable? :dunno:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By 62Maxx
The first description sounds like a car from hell...

The first description sounds like a car from hell and is probally going to be "money pit central" real soon. The second is described much better but track down the dealer service records about that...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By 62Maxx
CATS (meow)

I just got the 2015 BavAuto.com magazine in the snail mail. Go online and they have DEC cats from $279-$979 & Magnaflow cats for $376-$1063. Hope this helps!:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-25-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By 62Maxx
Ho! Ho! Ho! Nav over to www.roskinc.com ...

Ho! Ho! Ho!

Nav over to www.roskinc.com He has a "how to" step by step to code the AUX cable in case you missed a step. I think it's the same software.

I bought the AUX cable...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By 62Maxx
Ernest, send us a pic, I'm very curious. Thanks

Ernest, send us a pic, I'm very curious. Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By 62Maxx
Bud B, I'm with you. When I bought my pre-owned...

Bud B, I'm with you. When I bought my pre-owned 2004 525I, My headlight switch was "in" and "flush" exactly like you mentioned. Not knowing my "new" car, I somehow pulled out the whole switch and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By 62Maxx
YES! You must have the new battery registered....

YES! You must have the new battery registered. Either by a dealer or an independent dealer, otherwise the new battery will not be "accepted" to the electrical system..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By 62Maxx
kidney beans! LMAO! Yea, my beans steam the...

kidney beans! LMAO! Yea, my beans steam the same! I had the same "freak out".....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,798
Posted By 62Maxx
2004 525-I with 58K and a fresh fluid 6 litre /...

2004 525-I with 58K and a fresh fluid 6 litre / pan change. No difference but when I come to brake at a stop, if I brake real hard under 10 mph, I have no ass slam. If I don't, and stop...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By 62Maxx
BMW Aux plug kit

OH, I forgot to mention there is a BMW Aux plug kit available for installation. It's tricky, but a DIY on Youtube is out there. I have not done this yet.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By 62Maxx
Subs under the front seats

I hava a 2004 525I with the HI-FI standard system also. You can access the subs under the front seat by standing outside of the car and move your seat farthest forward, then open the rear door and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By 62Maxx
Very Important Transmission advice !

This is if you have an automatic transmission with your vehicle. Have the automatic trans fluid changed if your around 50K-60K miles on the odometer! It requires a whole new trans pan with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By 62Maxx
Is "In place" voltage regulator replacement possible? M54 eng.

HiYa all & Happy Holidays! Is it possible to replace the voltage regulator on a M54 6-Cyl. without having to remove the alternator? Any tutorials or techs avail to comment on this? Visually, it...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By 62Maxx
Try to find a car with COMPLETE service records! ...

Try to find a car with COMPLETE service records! I bought a beautiful 2004 525 I with only 42K miles on it (I could not pass this up) but with no service records. There was no date on the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By 62Maxx
If you have a first aid kit under the trunk lid,...

If you have a first aid kit under the trunk lid, open it and there should be the fuse diagrams for the glove box fuses and the trunk fuses by the battery. After that, your best bet is to buy a...
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