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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Dishoom
I opened up my panel yesterday and saw similar...

I opened up my panel yesterday and saw similar with my recall repair -- wire not tied up. Oh well. I was more disturbed by the fact that they lost a plastic tab and didn't replace it until I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Dishoom
Definitely sounds like you came out ahead given...

Definitely sounds like you came out ahead given your mileage and year of your car! Good luck on your next car!

As with any German car, count your blessings with MB too! My dad's 2005 W211 E500...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Dishoom
The front bumper, about 16" of the hood, part of...

The front bumper, about 16" of the hood, part of the fender, side mirror housings, and door handle cups have the nanoshield applied. I think I paid about $800 for the nanoshield and tint.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Dishoom
It's hard to tell exactly how much they...

It's hard to tell exactly how much they overfilled using iDrive. To put your mind at ease, you could always lower the level by extracting some oil using a fluid extractor or loosen the drain plug to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Dishoom
LOL, wow. For some reason I'm not surprised you...

LOL, wow. For some reason I'm not surprised you got those kind of replies.

According to BMW, the ZF automatic transmission in our cars does not need to be serviced because the fluid is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Dishoom
SOS malfunction

A few weeks ago, I started getting a "SOS malfunction" message upon starting my car. The first time I got the message, my hard-wired radar detector was left on and plugged in, so it powered on when...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Dishoom
I agree with HF. You should not have to file a...

I agree with HF. You should not have to file a claim with your own insurance company. The transport company should be held responsible since it was in their possession at the time. I hope you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By Dishoom
The same thing happened to me when I went in for...

The same thing happened to me when I went in for the recall. Before I left the dealership, I popped open the trunk to make sure everything looked good. I noticed that a plastic screw was missing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Dishoom
Alright guys, I tried it again. This time i...

Alright guys, I tried it again. This time i pumped it up to 15psi and used a tighter fitting tube on the bleeder screw. It worked! Fluid poured out continuously without any bubbles (phew!). ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Dishoom
I contemplated using the "dry" method but I was...

I contemplated using the "dry" method but I was worried about the reservoir going empty and having to stop to refill with fluid. Shouldn't the amount of pressure created by the "wet" method...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Dishoom
Need with bleeding brakes

I'm using a Motive power bleeder to bleed my brakes.

Although I've followed the steps in the link below, not much fluid is coming out of the calipers. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,362
Posted By Dishoom
Sorry to hear man. BMW chose a really dumb place...

Sorry to hear man. BMW chose a really dumb place to put all the expensive electronics! They should have either located it another area to begin with or at least sealed it up better! I've also been...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By Dishoom
I've been using Mobil 1 0W-40 for the past 10...

I've been using Mobil 1 0W-40 for the past 10 years on my cars without issue.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,162
Posted By Dishoom
The front jack pad is what I'm using, but the low...

The front jack pad is what I'm using, but the low profile Harbor Freight jack that I have still isn't low enough or at least doesn't have the reach. I like your idea of driving up some wooden planks...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,162
Posted By Dishoom
It's not terribly difficult. The biggest pain is...

It's not terribly difficult. The biggest pain is just lifting the car to drain the oil. Since the M-sport front bumper is pretty low, I first have to lift one side high enough with the OE jack to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,084
Posted By Dishoom
I just received my letter yesterday.

I just received my letter yesterday.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By Dishoom
Great choice! Congrats!

Great choice! Congrats!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,635
Posted By Dishoom
There is no downside to having the Sport Package...

There is no downside to having the Sport Package unless you will miss not having shiny window trim!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By Dishoom
Congrats! Great color and loaded!

Congrats! Great color and loaded!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,708
Posted By Dishoom
I've only put premium in my car, and wouldn't...

I've only put premium in my car, and wouldn't even consider anything less. As it is, my 550 is picky up which premium...only seems to do good with Chevron or Shell, I get a rough idle with BP or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Dishoom
Ok nevermind, it works now. I'm not sure what I...

Ok nevermind, it works now. I'm not sure what I did wrong the first few times, but I got it to work. :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Dishoom
Thanks guys, I'll try the other suggestions. I...

Thanks guys, I'll try the other suggestions. I haven't fooled around with the S4 enough I guess.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Dishoom
Thanks for your suggestion, but I really wasn't...

Thanks for your suggestion, but I really wasn't looking for wise-ass remarks. I don't want an iPod, I'm done with screwing around with iTunes.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Dishoom
AUX input to play music from Android phone

I've been using the iPod hookup under the armrest to play music from my iPhone but recently changed to a Galaxy S4. When I hook up the phone to the AUX input using just a USB cable, iDrive says it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,408
Posted By Dishoom
I'm curious to know if anyone here has had the...

I'm curious to know if anyone here has had the coolant leak or any of the oil leaks covered under extended warranty (either BMW or 3rd-party). I've got the BMW Extended Vehicle Protection "Gold"...
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