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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By ed914
Alphonse-- I think that you are on (highly)...

Alphonse--

I think that you are on (highly) borrowed time with those batteries. I'm also pretty sure that they are not replaceable.

ED
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By ed914
True, the sensors don't fail often, but I believe...

True, the sensors don't fail often, but I believe that the batteries are an integral part of the device (NOT replaceable). So, if he has a 2008, the batteries are likely dead or nearly so. I have...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,985
Posted By ed914
Similar Malfunction Experience

rpmerrill--

Interesting. Just had something very similar happen on my coast-to-coast road trip a few days ago. Was returning home and 100 miles east of Ely, NV -- on Rt 50 "The Loneliest Road In...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By ed914
SIB On Eroneous Pad Replacement

If the OP did NOT receive the yellow pad replacement warning, there is another possibility as to what is going on. I had thee "Red Car On Lift" & red "Brake" warnings suddenly appear recently at...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By ed914
Parking Near Hallstatt

When there in Oct 2007, I parked (free) at a large picnic area on the lake 1 km south of the south edge of Hallstatt-Lahn (shown on the Hallstatt Parking link above as a 'P' at the very bottom of the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-07-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By ed914
Trix3r: Don't know if this is relevant to a...

Trix3r:
Don't know if this is relevant to a 325i, but my 2007 335i brake pad light came on recently (erroneously) and also could not be re-set (turned off).

There is a Tech Bulletin (SI B34 02...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By ed914
Tvl Question 4 Manitoba, Sask., & Alberta Members

Question for my Bimmer friends from The Great White North:

Thinking about driving in my 535xiT (w/snow tyres) up to somewhere in the N. central provinces of AB, SK, or MB to view the aurora...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By ed914
First, welcome to the Bimmerfest forum! Lots of...

First, welcome to the Bimmerfest forum! Lots of good info and advice here.

You're lucky to have found a 6-speed 535XiT--they are quite hard to find. I've not had any problems with my 2010 model...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,341
Posted By ed914
Nube1kenobi & terrystu opinion on Carbon Buildup?

I read thru this thread and, just like terrystu (post #109), wondered if installing an oil catch can would help solve/reduce the carbon build-up problem?

Would like to hear from Nube1 on this.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,842
Posted By ed914
Number of E61 w/ZMP

Hi ynguldyn:

Interested in where you found that there were only 30 2010 ZMP 6-speed Tourings.

I have perhaps the last one ever brought into NA (Euro Delivery in mid-May 2010). Last time at...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-21-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,970
Posted By ed914
Car built July 2007 and the original battery is...

Car built July 2007 and the original battery is doing well. Unlike jburke, I only have 30k miles (it's a summer-only car).

The absolute key is that during non-use, I have it on a Battery Tender...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,276
Posted By ed914
EDYTHE: Another Tiefseeblau (Deep Sea Blue)...

EDYTHE:

Another Tiefseeblau (Deep Sea Blue) here. I ordered mine with Saddle Brown interior and took delivery in Munich exactly two years ago today! Possibly the last 5-er Touring to enter N....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,098
Posted By ed914
Reno/Sparks, Nevada Gilson Autobody ...

Reno/Sparks, Nevada

Gilson Autobody www.gilsonautobody.com

Has one of best BMW dealer-trained mechanics around; scheduled service, repairs, tire service, alignment, mods, etc.
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,424
Posted By ed914
Zoll Plates Still On Car

Agree with Ounce (Post #30) -- my front plate is a reminder of fantastic experiences with the cars.

Lucky in that Nevada law states that if car delivered without a mounting device, no front plate...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By ed914
RP: You're quite right, your spouse is the...

RP:

You're quite right, your spouse is the only 'normal' one in the family :-)
Thanks for sharing your data. Glad there were no pictures of the odometer--that would have clearly been...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By ed914
Possible N54 OCC for 5-ers

Adam/skysurfer & xclone: I think the reason that Terry is out of stock with the OCCs (and may not reply to Adam) is that they're really busy shipping the first batch out to Beta testers. I read...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By ed914
Possible E6X Oil Catch Can Available

Just learned that Burger Motorsports (www.burgertuning.com) is introducing a new oil catch can for the N54 motor-equipped 1- and 3-series. Looked at the product pictures - and those on other blogs -...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-15-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,277
Posted By ed914
sambb: Agree completely on how good the...

sambb:

Agree completely on how good the Dunlop Wintersports are. Bought a wheel/tire set from Tire Rack warehouse here in Reno area and they have been great going over the snowy Sierra passes so...
Forum: E21 (1975 - 1983) 12-11-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,358
Posted By ed914
G'day Tasslehoff! Nice car; good luck with...

G'day Tasslehoff!

Nice car; good luck with her.

Welcome to the 'Fest. Lots of good info here -- usually :-)

I lived south of Canberra for a bit and have mates in Bisbane and Morree. ...
Forum: European Delivery 11-30-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,723
Posted By ed914
Remote Dealer for ED

iDrive335:

I've used out-of-state dealers for both my EDs. As others here have said, it's far more important to work with a Client Advisor who is very familiar with the ED process--there always...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,348
Posted By ed914
Keep USB Drive Inserted?

nosnoop & markl53:

Do you need to keep the flash (thumb) drive inserted in the USB port all of the time or, after you first load your music collection onto the car's HD, can you remove the flash...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-30-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By ed914
Dinan Re-flash

I was at Dinan HQ (Morgan Hill, CA) on Thursday, 28 Oct and told by the service manager that Dinan re-flashes would be completely free if overwritten by BMW updates. Could be re-flashed by any of...
Forum: European Delivery 10-24-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By ed914
Euro Delivery Plate Frames

...are free for the asking at BMW Welt. Just ask your delivery paperwork processing specialist when you go upstairs at the Welt. I got two of them in a nice fabric carrying bag when I asked in May...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By ed914
It Does Indeed Have A Spare

The 2010 535xDrive Touring (nee 535xiT) does indeed have a compact spare tire/wheel and jack in the trunk floor.

Cheers, ED
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,658
Posted By ed914
A Hopeful Report!

UltDoingMachine:

Thanks for the report. A lot of us would be interested in your driving experiences with the new programming over the next weeks. Please post an update. Any indication/hints...
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