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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By txag_530i
That picture is not of the tie rod. You need a...

That picture is not of the tie rod. You need a wishbone bushing kit. You can get them for about $20. The drawback to the bushing kit is that they have to be pressed in. I don't know what the car's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By txag_530i
It appears from a quick search that if you buy a...

It appears from a quick search that if you buy a new pump then you will be spending about $1,200. The part you need is 32416761412. The pump is made by LUK, and is model LFR-440.

I suggest trying...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By txag_530i
It reads to me like the starter or starter relay...

It reads to me like the starter or starter relay is on the way out.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By txag_530i
http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/diy-e...

http://5series.net/forums/diy-do-yourself-14/diy-electric-sunblind-retrofit-pre-lci-134401/

Consult the wiring diagram for the correct electrical connections.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By txag_530i
I'd second what PCY wrote. My water pump gave me...

I'd second what PCY wrote. My water pump gave me the same symptoms when it was on the way out. When I re-started the car I think that the DME was able to get the electric water pump to start.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By txag_530i
If you have a blank plate as described then you...

If you have a blank plate as described then you must have the single DISA valve located on the underside of the intake manifold. Removing the intake manifold isn't especially hard, it is just time...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By txag_530i
I wouldn't put any tires made in China on my car.

I wouldn't put any tires made in China on my car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By txag_530i
Sonnax makes a ZIP kit that replaces many of the...

Sonnax makes a ZIP kit that replaces many of the components in the Mechtronics. It runs about $100 from rockauto.com.

Sonnax ZF6-6R60-ZIP

It might be worth getting the kit if you're going to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By txag_530i
The reason that you don't get the bump in sports...

The reason that you don't get the bump in sports mode is because the car starts off and stops in 2nd gear.

I have this issue now after doing a fluid change. I was thinking about changing out the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By txag_530i
What really annoys me is that the engineer should...

What really annoys me is that the engineer should have turned the clamp by 180 degrees so that you could easily remove the wire retainer without messing around!

I used a pick to press the the clip...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By txag_530i
Have you tried a BMW-specific cable and/or...

Have you tried a BMW-specific cable and/or software?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By txag_530i
OP, How many miles are on the car?

OP, How many miles are on the car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By txag_530i
Techtron or Red Line SI-1

Techtron or Red Line SI-1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By txag_530i
How do you have a warranty on a nine-year old car?

How do you have a warranty on a nine-year old car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,113
Posted By txag_530i
For the N52 engine, get yourself a 1/4"-drive E10...

For the N52 engine, get yourself a 1/4"-drive E10 external (inverted) Torx socket, u-joint and long extension (10") to get to the cooler bolt under the intake manifold. Snap-On sells the socket for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By txag_530i
Get the Bosch, or you'll be doing this job again...

Get the Bosch, or you'll be doing this job again in a couple of years. A "lifetime warranty" just replaces the part, not your time to d the work.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 981
Posted By txag_530i
I think you meant to write "quarts" or "liters." ...

I think you meant to write "quarts" or "liters."



Motocraft Mercon SP and other USA fluids are sold as quarts.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By txag_530i
At realoem.com select 51- Vehicle Trim, and then...

At realoem.com select 51- Vehicle Trim, and then 65- Luggage Compartment.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By txag_530i
What is the year of your car? The M54 engine and...

What is the year of your car? The M54 engine and N52 engine have different systems.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By txag_530i
What are the error codes? It might just be a...

What are the error codes? It might just be a sensor.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 981
Posted By txag_530i
ZF Lifeguard 6 transmission fluid can be...

ZF Lifeguard 6 transmission fluid can be purchased at thectsc.com for about $20/liter. You'll need 6-liters for the first drain and fill.

You can also do some searching for an alternative fluid...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By txag_530i
How did INPA read an error code for the DISA...

How did INPA read an error code for the DISA valves? The only connectivity to the valves is the 2-wire power supply. I removed my outer/upper DISA, took out the broken plastic valve, and then...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By txag_530i
Baum Tools B170030...

Baum Tools B170030 (http://www.toolsource.com/cooler-line-pliers-rubber-handle-p-116431.html)

Kommen Tools KM737-B (http://www.kommentools.com/products/bmw-oil-cooler-line-pliers)

You might...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By txag_530i
If the sleeve is not leaking then I wouldn't...

If the sleeve is not leaking then I wouldn't replace it.

You should budget about 4-hours for the drain, pan change, oil refill, and reassembly.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By txag_530i
The hoses are connected to the cooler with a...

The hoses are connected to the cooler with a "quick disconnect" fitting. You need BMW tool 90886170030 or 83300494138 (or equivalent) to remove the fittings. You don't need the tool to remove the...
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