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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By bmwblack55
Just had mine replaced 750 +150(labor), samething...

Just had mine replaced 750 +150(labor), samething happened , it was aux fan. Pump was fine . @116000
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By bmwblack55
Fixed, yes it was 'aux fan' not the water pump....

Fixed, yes it was 'aux fan' not the water pump. Thanks guys. We should update also if things get fixed and how, cost etc for others to benefit
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By bmwblack55
Quoted $750 + labor $150, will drop it tomorrow....

Quoted $750 + labor $150, will drop it tomorrow. Also suggested water pump but claims it is working fine
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By bmwblack55
I was told it is the 'electric fan', how much and...

I was told it is the 'electric fan', how much and what i should be expecting. is it an easy diy vs indy vs dealer
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By bmwblack55
Just opened the hood, didn't the see the fan...

Just opened the hood, didn't the see the fan running, this should be running after 35 miles of interstate drive. What do you guys think. Can it just be a blown fuse. Wondering where it is located
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By bmwblack55
Engine temp too high

Last few wks noticing 'cabin was not cooling good while in idle' now noticed this warning 'engine temp too high drive moderately if happens again get it checked'. What is happening what i do , is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By bmwblack55
My set up ...1.all my music on usb...

My set up ...1.all my music on usb flash(connected), 2. bluetrip dongle connected to aux for my pandora, itunes etc. this way i dont have to download my music to my phone.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By bmwblack55
Best wipers found

Finally after 4 yrs of E60 ownership found the 'quietest wipers' VALEO brand from amazon. Have tried bosch,rainx etc all were loud


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By bmwblack55
Put a bottle of techron and see if it works ...

Put a bottle of techron and see if it works


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By bmwblack55
Same thing happened to me once with my door. You...

Same thing happened to me once with my door. You just to undo the hinge in the lock by pulling it back


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By bmwblack55
I use techron every 5000 miles thanks to this...

I use techron every 5000 miles thanks to this forum, 113000 miles strong


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By bmwblack55
No replies yet:( Sent from BimmerApp...

No replies yet:(


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By bmwblack55
Bluetrip dilemma

My setup
Uses 'usb flash drive'for music
Use 'aux' with blutrip for my pandora from iphone ,works great except when someone calls me ,somehow call gets routed to bluetrip instead of 'car' ....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By bmwblack55
As i mentioned turning drl in idrive turns high...

As i mentioned turning drl in idrive turns high beam bulb on not the 'rings' like 2014 lci


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By bmwblack55
All u can do from idrive is to turn it off and on...

All u can do from idrive is to turn it off and on . Unless somebody know other tricks


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By bmwblack55
Angel eyes as drl how

How can I set 'angel eyes' as DRL instead of 'high beam bulb' being DRL


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By bmwblack55
Oil consumption

Is it normal to consume oil. After how many miles it is considered normal to add 1 qt oil (if asked by idrive)


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By bmwblack55
@2chill any problems with oil leaks and/or valve...

@2chill any problems with oil leaks and/or valve cover gasket


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By bmwblack55
Long cranking time 528 i

@2chill Always fun reading your post, made my day again thanks.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By bmwblack55
So problem of long cranking started again after...

So problem of long cranking started again after 100,000 miles. To refresh it is N52 not turbo so no hpfp. Last fix was injectors replaced around 30000 miles. Uses only premium gas from chevron. Uses...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By bmwblack55
Headlight wires crumbling

Opened headlight to swap angel eyes found crumbled wires . What are my options. Hate to spend too much money on headlight assembly. Is it easy diy to tape/liquid tape it. Causing intermittent high...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By bmwblack55
Opened the lid to take 'burnt out drl' bulb out ,...

Opened the lid to take 'burnt out drl' bulb out , had to take out high beam bulb first to get better access but found out most wires were ' bare 'somehow they melted . Is it normal wear and tear...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By bmwblack55
Angel eyes as DRL

Replacing my angel eyes to led bulbs today, wondering can i keep angel eyes on as drl . How can i do it


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By bmwblack55
Valve cover gasket

I was told i have oil leak due to valve cover gasket. Do i really have to replace it or i can wait , did not get any warning light yet. Car has 105000 miles yet. Runs perfect no oil on floor. Oil...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By bmwblack55
Thankyou , now is it easy to swap or i have to...

Thankyou , now is it easy to swap or i have to take the headlight out


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