Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 150
Search took 0.74 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Ralph III
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Ralph III
Registering Battery, DIS. v57 help please...

Hello All,

I'm trying to register a new battery to my '07 530xi and having a few issues, your help would be appreciated.


Anyhow, I've gotten vaguely familiar with the program and I was able...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Ralph III
Registering New Battery, help please...

Hello All,
I just replaced our 2007 BMW 530xi battery(see pic) with a Duralast Gold 95R-DLG and need some help registering it.

The replacement battery matches the CCA (850) and Reserve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Ralph III
A "Bad" battery testing good, and battery choice? Help please...

Hello All,
I made a recent inquiry but have a follow up and need possible help in choosing a battery. I just cannot figure it out at the moment?


1) The battery in our '07 530xi keeps going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks guys. Mitchell, where is the image...

Thanks guys.

Mitchell, where is the image of your setup? I don't see where to click on an image or such?

Ralph
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By Ralph III
Deltran Battery Tender recomendation??

Can anyone recommend a specific Deltran Battery Tender, with a microprocessor as recommended to me, for a '07 530xi. They make several different models and I cannot decide which would be best for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Ralph III
Battery and Alternator

Hello All,
I'm having an issue (dead battery, drainage) with our '07 530xi and would like some help please.

Just FYI, I replaced our alternator last year (Advanced Auto) due to the flywheel...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Ralph III
Justin, I apologize and my previous reply...

Justin,

I apologize and my previous reply to you didn't come across as intended!!!! I've since deleted it. I just wanted people to think about their responses prior to checking it. It's just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Ralph III
delete...

delete...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Ralph III
Yes, I understand that Jay but that's not the...

Yes, I understand that Jay but that's not the point.

We are strictly speaking about people who do indeed keep their personal cars extremely clean and clutter free! Is this somewhat an...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Ralph III
Does a clean car say something about you? Poll..

Hello All,
I just wanted to inquire whether you think a person who keeps an immaculately clean car is the type who is unlikely to litter? In other words, it's a reflection of their personality. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Ralph III
Does a clean car say something about you?

Ignore this thread but instead see the one with a poll.

Thanks,
Ralph
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Ralph III
Ha, Ha, Ha. Yes, I do indeed have an "aux" jack...

Ha, Ha, Ha. Yes, I do indeed have an "aux" jack in the back of the console. I just completely forgot about it due to never riding in the back. I've also fallen down on my vacuuming as my wife...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks for the input. Txag. My car does...

Thanks for the input.


Txag. My car does have an "Aux" under Entertainment. It says to "Set----External Audio Source".

So does this mean there is a jack installed somewhere and could the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Ralph III
Can you bluetooth music through the radio???

Hello All,
Is there any way of playing music (audio files) through the radio with a Windows smart phone via Bluetooth? We have an '07 530xi.


FYI....

1) There is a cable of some sort in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Ralph III
Yes, that's a good point. I know that "On-Star"...

Yes, that's a good point. I know that "On-Star" as well as other companies can disable a stolen car but I think it just prevents them from "restarting" the vehicle after it has been turned off. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Ralph III
Hey Jay, Well that's a little disappointing. ...

Hey Jay,
Well that's a little disappointing.

Yes we get the chime when the lights are left on but you also get a chime when the keys are left in the ignition. So it could be she thinks it's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Ralph III
You're right George; being able to drive well has...

You're right George; being able to drive well has nothing to do with remembering to turn off your lights. Your comment however was simply derogatory and served absolutely no other purpose.

It's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Ralph III
What a moronic post! First, my wife could...

What a moronic post! First, my wife could probably drive circles around you. Second, every vehicle we've had/have turns off the lights automatically so this is something we became accustomed to. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Ralph III
Hey Zltful, I do have the "auto" light...

Hey Zltful,
I do have the "auto" light setting as you denote. My wife however likes to drive with her lights on all the time, having had a wreck as a teenager, so she turns it over to the manual...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Ralph III
Auto Shutoff for parking lights and car????

Hello All,
I would appreciate help with the following questions in regards to our '07 530xi.

1) Is there any way of making the car lights turn off automatically after a period of time when the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Ralph III
How to Remove Radiator Hose? '07 530xi...

Hello All,
I need to remove the upper radiator hose on my 2007 530xi in order to get at the alternator pulley and need some input.

The hose clamps appear to be a solid ring with no ability to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Ralph III
Thanks for the replies. I went ahead and took it...

Thanks for the replies. I went ahead and took it to the BMW dealership (needed brake flush anyhow) but got some conflicting information in regards to the pulley/alternator.

Even though the issue...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Ralph III
'07 530xi Alternator Flywheel loose? Help please....

Hello All,
My fan belt came off and upon inspecting I noticed the alternator flywheel was loose. Apparently the nut within the flywheel housing backed off somehow or has broken?

Can anyone...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-26-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By Ralph III
Automotive Diagnostic Tool Suggestions?? Under $100.00

Hello All,
What would y'all recommend as the best for the money diagnostic tool, under $100.00? I prefer a universal type, having both a '07 BMW 530xi and a '04 Toyota 4Runner.

Also, what...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 150

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms