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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,554
Posted By BMW535xia
replaced thermo and pump at 61k miles, two months...

replaced thermo and pump at 61k miles, two months ago...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,403
Posted By BMW535xia
Liqui-Moly 5W-30 year round, as recommended by...

Liqui-Moly 5W-30 year round, as recommended by the BMW indy mechanic, and buy from bavauto and amazon. Oil change 4k-5k miles which is about 6 months of drive time with Mann filter. Mobil1 5w-20 in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By BMW535xia
Okay, and thanks .............. do the pads that...

Okay, and thanks .............. do the pads that the dealer installs have the copper "imbedded" in the pad itself? am having an issue with squeaking @ full stop, and am suspecting rear pads.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By BMW535xia
some of the same

have had some of the same issues as above..............squeak in morning [overnight in garage] after backing out of driveway....................squeak when backing up after rain event [again...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By BMW535xia
Exclamation radio ON/OFF button

radio will not turn on.............tried turning off ignition, restarting, and use of steering wheel volume control but no luck. idrive is working and 535xi '08 has premium package, but not logic 7...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By BMW535xia
Thanks Fasttrax.......after reading some other...

Thanks Fasttrax.......after reading some other threads, it looks as though it's a water pump problem. apparently, models as mine are prone to WP failure. Car is now at the indy shop.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By BMW535xia
similar but different problem

My problem popped-up yesterday late afternoon when the car was driven no more than a mile from home. The cooling fan was running and would not shut down even after restarting at about a 2+ hr....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 34,089
Posted By BMW535xia
Thumbs up 54747 miles on my '08 535xi ... have no...

54747 miles on my '08 535xi ... have no reliability or repair issues, but need to have the driver side tail lamp recall done.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By BMW535xia
I rotate tires every 6 mo. you should check the...

I rotate tires every 6 mo. you should check the wear difference of the rear (more) vs. the front. your tires will last longer and the ride quality will usually be better.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By BMW535xia
go to an indy that has a reputation for quality...

go to an indy that has a reputation for quality work, and would have "state of the art" up to date Hunter equipment. imo, stay away from firestone and always the dealer but they may outsource this...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By BMW535xia
at a minimum you need oem glass, especially for a...

at a minimum you need oem glass, especially for a windshield (imo). if you know an indy glass expert I would go in that direction, or visit the dealer and find who the dealer uses for their repairs....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,539
Posted By BMW535xia
does not work...:dunno:

does not work...:dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By BMW535xia
I really enjoy driving mine. I've not had any...

I really enjoy driving mine. I've not had any major issues or problems that have been difficult to track down, although the injectors are a concern at the moment. Thanks for getting back to me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By BMW535xia
that's just wonderful for you, that you hi-jacked...

that's just wonderful for you, that you hi-jacked your own thread ... heehaw. looking forward to munich's reply though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By BMW535xia
so munich...do I have anything to look forward to...

so munich...do I have anything to look forward to with my 08 535xi? am half convinced that I have some bad injectors, although three have been replaced. thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,539
Posted By BMW535xia
thanks...I will give this a try. I now remember...

thanks...I will give this a try. I now remember that the coolant is "lifetime"...haha. thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 72,539
Posted By BMW535xia
Who can post this for some of us to follow? I...

Who can post this for some of us to follow? I will need to reset oil service, brake fluid change service on my 2008 535xi. Is there a service reset for coolant change also, since I will need that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,111
Posted By BMW535xia
anyone have the correct (working) procedure for a...

anyone have the correct (working) procedure for a brake fluid reset on a 2008 535xi?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,111
Posted By BMW535xia
okay, so far as the e60 goes, there is only...

okay, so far as the e60 goes, there is only resets on the above website for "service" and "brake pads".
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,111
Posted By BMW535xia
I need to do a reset service on my 08...

I need to do a reset service on my 08 535xi...post please?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By BMW535xia
I installed a Costco battery in my chev truck,...

I installed a Costco battery in my chev truck, and a bmw battery in my bmw. btw, no problem with the Costco battery. as well as the above stated, check the physical size as there are differences to...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-23-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By BMW535xia
I don't believe in luck, but you won't need any...

I don't believe in luck, but you won't need any with selling! congrats in advance...luv the car!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By BMW535xia
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By BMW535xia
checked with the local retailer here and cost is...

checked with the local retailer here and cost is $212.xx
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,032
Posted By BMW535xia
looks as though i'll be due (very soon) for a new...

looks as though i'll be due (very soon) for a new battery. thought it may be the ignition key that is less used, but now getting "increased battery discharge" message from the idrive. car failed to...
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