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Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-17-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By kskane
Thanks for sharing the story Jack. How much oil...

Thanks for sharing the story Jack. How much oil did you end up using? And which part had corroded? Also, do you know when was the last fluid change done on your daughters car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,578
Posted By kskane
Has anyone heard or used this toolkit "TOLEDO...

Has anyone heard or used this toolkit "TOLEDO TIMING TOOL KIT BMW PETROL ENGINES". Apparently it is the timing toolkit for M54 engine and few other BMW engines. I thought these engines do not need...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By kskane
Thanks, are the brake pad clip standard or need...

Thanks, are the brake pad clip standard or need to get specific one from BMW?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By kskane
Any complaints on the stop bit or power stops...

Any complaints on the stop bit or power stops compared to stock or oem brake pads with dust? Another question related to Akebono, can I keep my old rotors/disc which were being used with oem dust...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By kskane
Thanks, how can I measure the brake pad thickness...

Thanks, how can I measure the brake pad thickness directly? Is there a simple way without removing the tyre?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By kskane
Brake Pad Brand!?

Hi, I am not starting another debate on brake pads here, but have a simple choice question. In my local market (AU) I can source Textar and Akebono. I know the major difference between the two are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By kskane
Thanks for the suggestion pjinca, do you know how...

Thanks for the suggestion pjinca, do you know how much oil is sufficient to do a flush. Last time I used about 1.2L, should I get same or more oil this time?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By kskane
Thanks Flightmedic to confirm the ABS is out of...

Thanks Flightmedic to confirm the ABS is out of the equation. I am a DIY'er and still learning, so can you explain what does the booster mean?

Also, I just check the brake oil level, seems to be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By kskane
Sorry to hear about your coolant charge with the...

Sorry to hear about your coolant charge with the $tealer, my indy costed me about 600 and few months later it was still leaking.

Anyway, are you sure the O2 sensors are only $50? Last I checked...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By kskane
Brake Pad retaining clip

Hi Guys, I have my brakes due in 10+K's and on real oem it says, "On vehicles older than 48 months it is also recommended to: - Replace retaining spring". Are they referring to the CLIP (P/N:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By kskane
Thanks, but can you tell me how to check for the...

Thanks, but can you tell me how to check for the warped rotors. I am just wondering, if the rotor is warped, why will the pulse vibration be felt only when the wheel is totally stopped? One of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By kskane
I am not sure about ABS or cannot remember...

I am not sure about ABS or cannot remember stopping quickly. I have never felt that kind of pulse vibration in any car I have driven. Say you are stopped at a light for 30+ seconds, its like a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By kskane
Brake pedal pulse

Hi Guys, I did a brake fluid change recently about a month ago and everything went well. But past week I have noticed that sometimes (not all the times) when I stopped at a light, I can feel a pulse...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By kskane
Paul, does your '04 525i has memory seats, mine...

Paul, does your '04 525i has memory seats, mine does not.



Thanks for the explanation, that makes sense not to use the tilt/dip in a mixed up fashion :). So based on that since I don't have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By kskane
Now isn't that a pity :cry: mine is 2004 :). But...

Now isn't that a pity :cry: mine is 2004 :). But what is strange is, that if I cam adjust my mirror in all directions, by can't the flip work. That needs extra hardware, very bizzare.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By kskane
Okay, searched a bit and found the option that...

Okay, searched a bit and found the option that needs to be in the VO is $430. I added the $430 to both CAS and LMA module on my E60, but the external side mirrors still do not AUTO DIP (I tried with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By kskane
Searched a bit more and my built information has...

Searched a bit more and my built information has the following option;
"S431A INNENSPIEGEL,AUTOMATISCH ABBLENDEND Interior mirror with automatic-dip"

Does that mean my side mirror should...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By kskane
Sorry I meant to direct my post @OP. In your...

Sorry I meant to direct my post @OP.

In your case is that clamping noise is like a cricket noise that usually happen at cold start?

Sent from my Android Bug
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By kskane
True, just for a bit of code some countries have...

True, just for a bit of code some countries have to pay the $tealer. Anyway, does anyone know what code or option needs to be changed/added.

Sent from my Android Bug
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By kskane
So for the mirrors to dip/tilt down when the gear...

So for the mirrors to dip/tilt down when the gear selector is put into R is a feature that can be programmed or just requires a built option to be added to the VO or needs extra hardware to be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
Posted By kskane
I changed my spark plugs with new NGK's (OEM) and...

I changed my spark plugs with new NGK's (OEM) and problem still exist.

I have used the Techron in the fuel tank with 50L fuel, and that made no difference to the vibration.

@banglenot, can you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By kskane
You may want to read the idle vibration thread...

You may want to read the idle vibration thread below. And contribute if the problem is same.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By kskane
It is that bad, that at first it seems the door...

It is that bad, that at first it seems the door is jammed/locked and will never open. I only notice it if the door is not opened for a month or so.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By kskane
Thanks, I saw that video earlier and I am not if...

Thanks, I saw that video earlier and I am not if it is my poor computer skills that I can see the list of parts in that video or they are never listed.

But, yes, the cap in that video that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
Posted By kskane
I changed my oil from Mobil to a local oil in AU....

I changed my oil from Mobil to a local oil in AU. As for the vibration, yes the bottom line is the engine vibrates at idle either in D or R and the RPMs are at 600. I have tried to tweak around...
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