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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By FiFi411
Update: I found instructions on a YouTube video...

Update: I found instructions on a YouTube video and turns out I just needed new batteries. I bought a pair (Energizer) for under $5 at Best Buy, opened both fobs, and replaced them. Works like a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By FiFi411
Thanks for the info 98PoleCat. No you didn't...

Thanks for the info 98PoleCat. No you didn't miss it...kind of fob is F01 (I had to look it up in a pdf someone on here was kind enough to provide).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By FiFi411
Correction: reprogram. That is what the place...

Correction: reprogram. That is what the place where I bought my car said they did to the spare key when it wasn't working. So when it stopped working again about a month after I took it in to BMW...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,780
Posted By FiFi411
Thanks Mac Hadley, I will check them out.

Thanks Mac Hadley, I will check them out.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By FiFi411
Thanks banglenot! I appreciate your prompt reply...

Thanks banglenot! I appreciate your prompt reply and will look into it. This has been nagging me for a while now and I've been meaning to get it fixed.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,780
Posted By FiFi411
Great thanks! I thought so. I also asked a...

Great thanks! I thought so. I also asked a friend who owned &worked on BMWs and he told me it sounds excessive. I forgot to mention the quote included a $133 labor for rear and another $135 for the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By FiFi411
Oh, I did try to use/switch both keys for...

Oh, I did try to use/switch both keys for charging purposes but the other one (spare) went bad about a month after i bought the car (in 2011)& the dealer reprogrammed it (free). And after hearing...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By FiFi411
Oops, it's a 2008 550i. Distance doesn't help. ...

Oops, it's a 2008 550i. Distance doesn't help. I will check to see if it allows a battery change. Thanks for responding so quickly. I also appreciate the attachment. I agree, $150 is not bad.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,780
Posted By FiFi411
Do you usually need to change front & back pads...

Do you usually need to change front & back pads if the car is only telling you to change the back? I am receiving a service due alert on my car telling me rear brake pads need to be replaced. BMW...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By FiFi411
Key (Clicker)

Anyone else having issues with their BMW key clicker not working (unlocking/locking/engine startup) consistently since winter has passed? I've been inserting the key to unlock the doors but would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By FiFi411
Tire Presure Monitor (TPM) Malfunctiong Error

Does anyone know where I can have the TPM error on my 2008 550i checked/fixed in the northern, VA area for a reasonable price? BMW Alexandria once quoted me a price of $1k. Thanks in advance.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-31-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,487
Posted By FiFi411
Oops, no lampooning intended. ;) I was searching...

Oops, no lampooning intended. ;) I was searching on how to figure it out myself and this was the only forum that came up. BMW owners pre-iDrive please disregard my post.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,487
Posted By FiFi411
Thumbs up I turned the beeping lock/unlock sound(s) off by...

I turned the beeping lock/unlock sound(s) off by pressing on the "i" in the center console (to get to the menu), click the vehicle/tire tab, door locks tab, then central locking or confirmation. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-30-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,487
Posted By FiFi411
Thumbs up Door Lock Beeping Sounds (Off/On)

I turned my sound off by pressing on the "i" in the center console (to get to the menu), click the vehicle/tire tab, door locks tab, then central locking or confirmation. There are options there to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 143,781
Posted By FiFi411
When you flip the washer switch to splash water...

When you flip the washer switch to splash water to clean your windshields, the headlights also have their own washer that splashes water on them (it comes out & goes back in).
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