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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By microswitch
I doubt it it is the alternator. Maybe you...

I doubt it it is the alternator.
Maybe you battery just died!!
I would do the following;

1) test battery less than 12.00 V is out of charge. Remove go to autozone ans have them recharge it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By microswitch
My key remote was not working but was starting...

My key remote was not working but was starting the car without any problems, so I sent my key to this Guy...
http://www.bmwgm5.com/default.htm

Scott will fix it for you 99 out of 100 times. No...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By microswitch
Done the swap of the radiator over the weekend....

Done the swap of the radiator over the weekend. Took me about 3 hours because I took it a step at the time and the darn hose were really hard to remove and put back in place.
The new hose connected...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By microswitch
valve body repair trasmission shop So. Cal.

Does anyone knows if there is transmission shop in the so. cal. Los Angeles/south bay area ?
I would do the job myself but i just can not work on my back !!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By microswitch
Thank you !! Will look for it

Thank you !!

Will look for it
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By microswitch
I received the parts for this weekend project. ...

I received the parts for this weekend project.
I only have a question in regards to the spacers/compensator....... where do they go?
When I removed the fan I did not see any plausible place where...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By microswitch
Finally was able to check on the leak this...

Finally was able to check on the leak this weekend. I removed the fan, and the under cover and definitely I have leaks on the radiator left and right lower corner. It took me about 30 minutes to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By microswitch
Meguiar's M205 Mirror Glaze. !! IMHO..

Meguiar's M205 Mirror Glaze. !! IMHO..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By microswitch
Thank your guys. Appreciate input. Will hunt for...

Thank your guys. Appreciate input. Will hunt for the leak this weekend and if the radiator then will swap it and get it over with it. I wonder if I should also do , as a preventing measure, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By microswitch
Which radiator do I really need ?

when i purchased the car 2 months ago, I found an old dealer invoice in the glove compartment,indicating the customer was complaining of a "Low Coolant" warning and the dealer reported 2 leaks in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By microswitch
Go to the E39 board and search CVV. A very...

Go to the E39 board and search CVV.
A very common issue with the M54 Engine. If you'r handy with your hands it is a job you can tackle yourself. Remove the air filter box and follow the hose from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By microswitch
Coin Box Removal?

Is there a way to remove the coin box from an 525i E60 ?
Googled the net but no luck
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By microswitch
My first scan revealed I had 17 faults, and in a...

My first scan revealed I had 17 faults, and in a way very similar to yours. I believe your battery was disconnected and that caused all sort of little alarms.
Clean and rescan and make a note of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By microswitch
Mine took a lot less than expected. I was suppose...

Mine took a lot less than expected. I was suppose t get it by 7/3 instead I got it 6/25
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By microswitch
Finally made the leap. Bought the app and and...

Finally made the leap. Bought the app and and cleared the codes. All went away except 1. I have an issue with the stratification potentiometer ( the rear control for the heat/AC in the rear)....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By microswitch
ELM32 and BMWhat app

Finally got my Elm32 WiFi module and tested the communication with the free BMWhat app. After a little tweaking I was able to communicate with the car. I was surprised to see I had 16 trouble code....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By microswitch
LOL no wait... LMAOROF !!

LOL no wait... LMAOROF !!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 833
Posted By microswitch
Most of what you said it is correct... when they...

Most of what you said it is correct... when they were using R12 refrigerant. With the new R134a the rules have changed a bit. system are a lot more "delicate" Since this is been getting...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 833
Posted By microswitch
You can't I repeat you CAN'T test a BMW A/C by...

You can't I repeat you CAN'T test a BMW A/C by measuring the pressure. Static pressure and running pressure does not tells you the condition of the system or the level of refrigerant. If I was you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By microswitch
are you sure is the lock and not the " Switch"...

are you sure is the lock and not the " Switch" Normally if the lock is bad the key will turn and turn.
Check you tube for " BMW Lock cylinder removal
but i believe your actual switch may be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By microswitch
Then I say......... cancel the insurance, but put...

Then I say......... cancel the insurance, but put that money away till its normal expiration day and then you can celebrate !! ( you know like Stick it to the big man?)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By microswitch
I have a call into the dealer for the SA that...

I have a call into the dealer for the SA that actually shows on the copy I got. Let's see if he calls me back
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By microswitch
Insurance is a gamble.. you are betting that...

Insurance is a gamble.. you are betting that something will go wrong with the car and the warranty people betting nothing will go wrong with your car, and if something go wrong with the car warranty...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By microswitch
I find that car fax is not accurate at all !! ...

I find that car fax is not accurate at all !!
I ran thew car fax on my first E39 and I knew for a fact that I had the car completely service the first 6 years ( I had bought warranty plus...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By microswitch
Called BMW NA and they say that " That is up to...

Called BMW NA and they say that " That is up to the dealer" !!!
There is no such thing as specific laws of privacy !!
I changed ownership of the car and they already had my info's from my...
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