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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By JCFans
Tire Low Pressure Sign

Left tire rear low sign came up in red. It says with RFT I can continue driving up to 80 km/h. Some questions:

1) I did go around 120 km/h. Is this safe?
2) #1 was because I had left the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
Update from my SA at 5:21pm "Even though you...

Update from my SA at 5:21pm

"Even though you got the run around for a week you will be happy I had to move some stuff around the price is the same a is quoted you ($1380 tax inclusive) except I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By JCFans
Thank you!!! Will download now :)

Thank you!!! Will download now :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By JCFans
Your discretion about using original products are...

Your discretion about using original products are noted, but on the other hand a lot of people, including myself, are not willing to pay $250 for an update every year or so. So to each his own, if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By JCFans
Anyone know of a similar warranty in Canada?

Anyone know of a similar warranty in Canada?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
Another update directly copied from SA's email to...

Another update directly copied from SA's email to me:

1.18pm
"This is a bit of nightmare we are doing the injectors I am trying to get bmw to cover your valve cover there is a crack in it and oil...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
BUMP once. About the 4k labour I'm not sure...

BUMP once.

About the 4k labour I'm not sure but I think it's not all labour. Like someone explained here the dealer charges MRSP for parts which are marked up at 200-400%.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By JCFans
Thank you, KLR! I did this for 2011 so I need to...

Thank you, KLR! I did this for 2011 so I need to update it again for 2014.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By JCFans
Can you please share the torrent link? Been...

Can you please share the torrent link? Been trying to find it to no avail.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
SA is now saying that the injectors recall on...

SA is now saying that the injectors recall on this car is only to CHECK the injectors and see if they leak fuel. Upon checking in 2011 my injectors seemed fine and so they were NOT changed.

Is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,385
Posted By JCFans
Umnitza, do you have a step-by-step DIY guide?

Umnitza, do you have a step-by-step DIY guide?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
I will definitely look into this. Thank you for...

I will definitely look into this. Thank you for sharing. And yes, they are called stealerships for a reason. I will get an indy quote next time.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
I asked your question and SA said sometimes they...

I asked your question and SA said sometimes they just fail-- it's a matter of when. My car is at 140,000km. Spark plugs were changed I think under warranty sometime ago. I do plan for keeping the car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By JCFans
My water pump failed last year on my 2008 E60 LCI...

My water pump failed last year on my 2008 E60 LCI and was fixed under extended warranty. All 6 of my fuel injectors and spark plugs (consequently) failed and stealership quoted over $4,000. They...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
I will ask that. But that's their final verdict....

I will ask that. But that's their final verdict. They are truly stealerships-- they have this high horse attitude like they're doing me a favour. I understand they assisted in lowering the cost but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,011
Posted By JCFans
HELP: All 6 fuel injectors failed + spark plugs

Hey guys,

Something was wrong with my engine (2008 E60 LCI). Rough idle, rough start and vibrations upon driving. Turns out it was bad injectors and they had to replace all 6 injectors including...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By JCFans
Thank you, Gilgorm. I know this body shop-- in...

Thank you, Gilgorm. I know this body shop-- in fact, Parkview BMW outsources their body work to this shop so it is reliable, however, pricy. I will contact them.

I contacted also the stealership...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By JCFans
I am from Toronto and I'll find out how much my...

I am from Toronto and I'll find out how much my local stealerships would charge for this. Stay tuned.

But I'm curious about these paint shops, would they be able to match the colour exactly to my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By JCFans
Thank you! How do I paint it to the identical...

Thank you! How do I paint it to the identical colour? Does BMW sell the paint? I know they sell the paint for covering chips-- does that work?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By JCFans
Missing Cap in the Front

Hello E60 enthusiasts!

I recently washed my car and when I was drying it by hand I found something missing on the front of the car! WTF is that that's missing? How can this happen? :mad:

Does...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By JCFans
Thanks, Phoenix1! I will let you know. I will...

Thanks, Phoenix1! I will let you know. I will book a stealership appointment next week.

Mac_Hadley, what will your course of action be?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By JCFans
Yeah I personally like the free 4 year worry-free...

Yeah I personally like the free 4 year worry-free maintenance/warranty + extended warranty. But after that the ownership cost would be too high. I would say that my E60 is definitely more cranky than...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By JCFans
See my recent post. May not be the same issue but...

See my recent post. May not be the same issue but root cause is probably battery.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By JCFans
I felt the need to close the loop on this thread....

I felt the need to close the loop on this thread. A few months ago I finally went to my BMW stealership and they looked into this battery drain issue. Albeit reported as a common occurrence in the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By JCFans
Thanks, Phoenix! There are no such triggers for...

Thanks, Phoenix! There are no such triggers for my car-- all is good. All the changes were done before the warranty exited and they did a free replacement on my battery because it was defective a few...
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