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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By cinergi
The L7 amp gets its input signal over the fiber...

The L7 amp gets its input signal over the fiber optic MOST bus, which has a ring topology. This means that any module on the bus could potentially disrupt (interrupt) the entire bus. In your case,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
I can't comment on the sport mode button since I...

I can't comment on the sport mode button since I haven't tried it. There's a thread about it on the forum (or maybe it's at 5series.net - I don't recall). Some people have reported a definite...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By cinergi
I agree - the handling is great even on my...

I agree - the handling is great even on my non-sport package 525i, and I can honestly say I've never felt the need for more power. Besides, with the potholes we have in some parts of Montreal, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
Are you referring to the AUX cable, or the D-CAN...

Are you referring to the AUX cable, or the D-CAN cable?

- AUX cable: I bought mine from member roskinc on eBay. It is good quality and roskinc is good to deal with; one of the AUX installation...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
The CAS and LMA are the 2 modules in the E60...

The CAS and LMA are the 2 modules in the E60 chassis that contain the Vehicle Order (your car's option configuration). It is stored in 2 modules in case one is replaced or gets corrupted. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
The "Data Transmission Disturbed" message usually...

The "Data Transmission Disturbed" message usually indicates a problem with your cable (can happen if you're using a cheap eBay cable) or incorrect serial port settings on your PC. I've attached some...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 932
Posted By cinergi
Same here. I have a 2006 525i so nothing...

Same here. I have a 2006 525i so nothing special, but I still look back at it every time I park it and it still looks like a new car. Maintenance costs have been minimal. I'm keeping it for a long...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
First, select LMA to read the known good VO from...

First, select LMA to read the known good VO from it (and display it on the screen), then change ECU to CAS, change job to FA_WRITE, and Process ECU on the CAS to write the VO from the LMA to the CAS....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
This suggests that for some reason, the Vehicle...

This suggests that for some reason, the Vehicle Order in your CAS is faulty - perhaps you changed it incorrectly which is what caused your original problem. Yes, use the LMA now but before adding...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
I'm not sure where you heard that enabling AUX...

I'm not sure where you heard that enabling AUX will disable the CD, but this is incorrect. Here's the procedure (again working from memory so there could be small differences):

- Open NCS Expert...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
Great, glad to hear it. I've learned a lot from...

Great, glad to hear it. I've learned a lot from these forums and am happy to return the favor.

Does your AUX input work? If you added +NAUX to the Vehicle Order before coding the car to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
I don't recall the entire key press sequence...

I don't recall the entire key press sequence without having NCS in front of me, but I will try. It's pretty much the standard NCS workflow:

- Open the program and load the Expert Mode profile.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By cinergi
Sounds like you inadvertently coded incorrect...

Sounds like you inadvertently coded incorrect data to modules that are critical for your engine management or conditional access. Try the following:

- Load Vehicle Order from CAS.
- Process...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By cinergi
It is actually possible for pre-LCI to use AE as...

It is actually possible for pre-LCI to use AE as DRL with an LM2 retrofit (light control module from the LCI cars and late pre-LCI) without upgrading the headlights. I've done this. However, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By cinergi
"Safer" was perhaps a wrong choice of word. The...

"Safer" was perhaps a wrong choice of word. The theory is that it makes people drive slower if they're not aware of the speedo over-estimation (and I would venture to guess the majority of BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By cinergi
I believe boost7 is comparing the SWS +...

I believe boost7 is comparing the SWS + aftermarket amp setup to a car with Logic 7. I understand there's a big difference between L7 and the normal Hi-Fi audio system, so the SWS setup would...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By cinergi
The higher reading is deliberate, implemented by...

The higher reading is deliberate, implemented by BMW for safety reasons. As legend700 indicated, it is possible via coding to change this to the true reading for either the analog speedometer,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By cinergi
Yes, the SWS sub is a direct drop-in replacement...

Yes, the SWS sub is a direct drop-in replacement and is available in both 2 and 4-ohm versions. You'll need to change the amp as well since the stock amp is not powerful enough for the SWS subs. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By cinergi
Generally, posting links to daten files is...

Generally, posting links to daten files is frowned upon in the forums. Google is your friend...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By cinergi
You're in the US, so assuming you have a North...

You're in the US, so assuming you have a North American - spec car, the standard audio system (Hi-Fi) has 2 subwoofers (more like mid-bass drivers actually) under each front seat. They are mounted...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By cinergi
Looks like your daten files are too old (i.e....

Looks like your daten files are too old (i.e. older than the software currently in your car). Get a recent (preferably latest) version of the daten, and install them using BMW Coding Tool, which...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By cinergi
Sounds like it hasn't been well maintained. I...

Sounds like it hasn't been well maintained. I would stay away.

cinergi
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By cinergi
Just to clarify, my bumper was not replaced with...

Just to clarify, my bumper was not replaced with a new one. It was removed, re-painted, baked, and the same bumper was then reinstalled on the car. No need for a new bumper unless there's major...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By cinergi
Did the same thing 2 years ago - backed into my...

Did the same thing 2 years ago - backed into my sister-in-law's car due to fatigue / carelessness. It was especially embarrassing since I have PDC. Anyway, the total cost to R&R the bumper,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By cinergi
Re-code TCM maybe?

Re-code TCM maybe?
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