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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 769
Posted By Mac Hadley
Good point: Check with your insurance company,...

Good point:
Check with your insurance company, it probably is covered under comprehensive. Also, they should treat it as a random event, i.e. not your fault.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mac Hadley
It is scary to hear that jobs, at least at some...

It is scary to hear that jobs, at least at some dealerships, are parsed out first come, first served.
You wouldn't use a corporate lawyer to do your taxes, but rather a tax attorney. Likewise, you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
Posted By Mac Hadley
If I'm caught in deep snow, I turn off traction...

If I'm caught in deep snow, I turn off traction control. It works ok for me under light snow.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Mac Hadley
The cats on my 328 are bad and that triggered the...

The cats on my 328 are bad and that triggered the CEL.
There have been no performance issues since they went bad.
If your state tests for emissions, the car will probably fail the test.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Mac Hadley
If it's running well, I don't see the need to...

If it's running well, I don't see the need to replace.
Why not pull one plug and eye ball it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Mac Hadley
Red Line MTL is excellent

Red Line MTL is excellent
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Mac Hadley
Thanks to all. I did check out a video and...

Thanks to all. I did check out a video and replacements does look easy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Mac Hadley
Hood shuts itself

Greetings,
I was replacing a couple of parts under the hood. I turned to get the parts, and the hood fell and closed itself. I opened it up again, but had to prop it open to finish the job.
Is...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By Mac Hadley
You can always pull a plug and check its...

You can always pull a plug and check its condition.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Mac Hadley
Mine has always opened fast and hard. Almost hit...

Mine has always opened fast and hard. Almost hit a friend in the face once.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mac Hadley
Try to get some feedback on the shops from this...

Try to get some feedback on the shops from this list.

http://www.bimmershops.com/search?q=San+Jose%2C+Ca
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,342
Posted By Mac Hadley
A friend with a late model Jag tells me that a...

A friend with a late model Jag tells me that a pump is the only way oil can be taken from the crankcase in that car. Sounds like there is no drain plug.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Mac Hadley
I have two dead "cats" in my 328 and performance...

I have two dead "cats" in my 328 and performance is not affected one bit.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mac Hadley
Yes, BMW Canada sent out a letter in January,...

Yes, BMW Canada sent out a letter in January, 2011,
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mac Hadley
BMW announced two recalls of 150,800 vehicles in...

BMW announced two recalls of 150,800 vehicles in the United States to fix bad fuel pumps in the N54 engines. The larger recall covers 130,000 vehicles and includes 335i models since 2007, 20082010...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mac Hadley
My hpfp was replaced without showing a fault. ...

My hpfp was replaced without showing a fault. This is a recall!
You should not wait for it to fail. If your dealer avoids this, find another or contact BMWNA
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Mac Hadley
Yes, below are the effective build dates for the...

Yes, below are the effective build dates for the recalled vehicles:

SUBJECT
Voluntary Emissions Recall Campaign 10E-A02: N54 Inspection and Replacement of Injectors
MODEL
E60, E61, E71, E82,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Mac Hadley
Below is the list of models affected by the...

Below is the list of models affected by the recall, and the location of the sticker which will tell you that it was performed.

PERFORM THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS SERVICE INFORMATION ON ALL...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Mac Hadley
Same for me: 5 of the 6 were replaced by the...

Same for me: 5 of the 6 were replaced by the recall
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By Mac Hadley
I agree

I agree
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Mac Hadley
If the job was done, it should have been done...

If the job was done, it should have been done under warranty, so the dealer can determine that by simply sticking the key fob into their equipment. If there is no record, it in all probability, the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Mac Hadley
SI B13 14 10 Fuel Systems ***65532; December...

SI B13 14 10 Fuel Systems
***65532;
December 2010 Technical Service
***65532;
PERFORM THE PROCEDURE OUTLINED IN THIS SERVICE INFORMATION ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES THE NEXT TIME THEY ARE IN THE...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By Mac Hadley
+ 1 Had a friend who took her SUV to a quick...

+ 1
Had a friend who took her SUV to a quick oil change place, and one the way back another motorist signaled to her that she was leaking oil. She will not make that mistake again.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Mac Hadley
Unless you plan to garage the car in the Canadian...

Unless you plan to garage the car in the Canadian winter, I would go with the 535XI
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-26-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mac Hadley
Note for the record: Ford sold Jag to Tata Motors...

Note for the record: Ford sold Jag to Tata Motors some time ago.
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