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  1. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello, I have a couple of issues with my transmission on my AT '06 530xi (6hp19). The transmission fluid was brown, sparkly (small metal shavings), and had an odor to it the last time it was checked. I have never had any fault codes relating to the TCM/transmission. Issues are listed below: 1...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Just bought my car, 2010 535i xDrive. From a stop, if I moderately accelerate or heavily accelerate it makes a groaning noise from the front right wheel. Also happens with low acceleration when turning at intersections. First BMW, First AWD, still my first month too so forgive me folks. Any...
  3. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have an 08 528xi and I was jumping my battery from the jump posts in the front of the car from a truck and my friend ended up putting the posi on neg and neg on posi, long story short there was about half a second of welding under my hood and he was quick about it but now the starter won’t...
  4. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi to everyone here, new here. So I have an E60 530i M54, that I am wanting to transfer everything onto a different car. I have found an E60 520i with the n52 engine and I am wondering if a conversion is possible since the newer models have different interiors etc.. So if I was to take out...
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I've searched far and wide to try to find an answer to what is causing this annoying rattling sound I can hear inside the car. There is a rattling noise coming from either behind the iDrive screen, the steering wheel, or in between the both of them under the dash. It sounds like something is...
  6. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey Bimmerfest. I've been lurking through forums for a long time now trying to find an answer to my problem but have not found anything definitive. Now, it's time to create an account and ask for your advice. The problem is the transmission goes into failsafe shortly after driving but then...
  7. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    i have recently done a muffler delete but after reading more i would like to straightpipe it , does that include removing the resonator and cats? or just cats? and i read i can put a build ur own dual actuated exhaust kit so i can open and close the valves when needed, Could this work? and any...
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  9. F20 / F21 1 Series (2012 - Current)
    Hey guys, im looking for programmer can do reset isn for 6hp and 8hp and can do also replace used dme for E series and F series, i know autohex can do this but im looking for another cheap programmer can do this functions, thank you.
  10. Classifieds
    This may be one of the cleanest cars you will find. I am the second owner and bought the car with 20K miles on it in 2010. It now has 104K miles and is in great condition. Rare six speed manual. Absolutely loaded and has the M sport package. The car is incredible to drive and is rock solid...
  11. 5 Series
    Broken water pump bolt 2005 Bmw 545i I was reinstalling my water pump on my 05 545i. During the process of tightening I snapped one of the long m6x100 bolt. Part of the broken bolt is about 1-2 inches into the hole. My bolt extractor is not long enough. Do anyone have any idea how I can remove...
  12. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello I have a 2008 535xi twin turbo the car has bin running great. The car was parked out side and was not started for a week the temp was -35c to -45c all week -49fahenheat. When it warm up still -15 I tried starting the car and it would crank over and almost start 1 second sputter. I then...
  13. 5 Series
    Hi there! I have a 2006 5 series. Yesterday my drivers side wiper stopped working but the passenger side works fine. Does anyone know how to fix this? I understand that both wipers are run from a single motor connected to the driver side mechanically. I read this can sometimes fail. Anyone know...
  14. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    The issue I'm having is that the driver side mirror doesn't fold in or out when I press the button on the driver door panel. The passenger side folds perfectly fine and I can hear the driver side motor start to go and then immediately stop. I've tried pressing the button and then manually moving...
  15. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey bimmerfest guys, im actually having a problem with my bmw e61 2005 model. It used to have 2.5 120kw engine but i swaped it to 3.0 160kw engine. 1). Then the problems came..., traction control light has come on saying the malfunction 2). If one of the doors are opened while moving (lets say...
  16. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello all, I'm somewhat new to these forums and I'm having some problems with my e60 not starting. One morning I hopped in, turned the key, and the car wouldn't start. I have replaced the battery because the other one was dead. I have a diamond key and when I put it in and turn, cluster lights...
  17. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello everybody. I made an account deliberately for this issue because I couldn't find answers anywhere. So I bought this beautiful car and I fell in love with it. It's a grey BMW. lel jk 2005 N52 manual 523i E60 Pre LCI 200k km or 120k miles? Since I bought it I've had poor fuel economy...
  18. BMW Coding and Programming
    Hello guys I have big problem with coding. I have car two weeks - E60 525i 09/2004 INPA, ISTA, Tool32, WinKFP all working (read clear fault memory, update module or reset LM work) First problem - someone probably delete all FA from car. In NCS Expert (F1, F3, E60, CAS) NCS read VIN from car...
  19. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Heavy Buzzing/grinding noise coming from the drivetrain. Very hard to tell whether it s engine or transmission: only between 1500 & 2000 RPM very pronounced when car still cold. happens on 2d(slightly), 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th never happens in 1st gear and reverse. the noise tends to disappear...
  20. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    New here. 535i 2008 210,000 miles 6 speed manual. Second Owner. Great forum. Great documentation. Hats off to all who contributed. Decided to keep car another 3-5 years It's a great drive!!! It's stability and performance has saved my life many times. Going to tackle, oil pan gasket, turbos...
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