Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 5 Series > E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)

E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series E60 Sedan was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E61 wagon followed shortly there after. The E60/E61 5 series is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-03-2015, 03:19 AM
isc5000 isc5000 is offline
Registered User
Location: Abbots Langley
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 1
Mein Auto: E90 330D & E60 523i
Exclamation E60 N53 burning oil in cabin

I have a E60 523i with N53 engine which when I bring the vehicle to a stop, the inside of the car fills with a plume of burnt oil.

We have had many issues with the vehicles performance and often producing a white cloud of smoke at rear, which BMW says is water build up.

So far we have had:

All injectors replaced
Plus sparks
Radiator change due to leak
Rocker cover gasket and all bolts

The vehicle is consuming rather allot of oil and economy is not great.

Can anyone advise where next to look as I am stumped.

Thankfully it is still under full comprehensive warranty but so far two BMW master technicians have not been able to locate the fault.


Ian C
Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

burning smell from vents, e60 5-series, n53, oil leak

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 5 Series > E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms