Bimmerfest BMW banner

e60

  1. Throttle body issues. idle surge

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    My 2008 BMW 535xi is having big issues. The accelerator pedal and throttle body was replaced but issues still persist. Please see codes below. What i've Done so far. Check wiring to throttle body, DME Fuses. Replaced Pedal due to i tnot showing 100% Position on INSTA+. After replacement now it...
  2. E60 - 550i 4.8L Hard start and Limp Mode

    5 Series
    Hi I would really love some input about my current situation and help if can. So, a few months back my valley pipe started leaking so I decided to take that DIY and do it in my garage, I am pretty knowledgable and handsy when it comes to cars. Along the way, I also changed the backplate that is...
  3. 04 525i smells like it running rich

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Sonto date I've changed plugs, coils, MAF sensor, and all 4 o2 sensors. I've cleared most of the codes but I'm still getting random misfires mainly cyl. 1-3 but it jumps around a bit. But the main thing is it smells like a 70's ford when it's running... An overpowering gas smell, a puff of what...
  4. big trouble with engine... are re-manufactured worth it?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    well, I'm worried my car is toast. But before I say goodbye, can anyone give advice on a few questions? 2006 525i, N52 engine, 6-speed, ~150k miles She was running excellent until a few days ago. I got the "oil low, please add a quart" message on CheckControl, and I did so. Message went away...
  5. 5hp19 chirp 3rd to 4th gear

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Strange problem which I have not seen discussed. On shift from 3rd to 4th(either in D or manual mode), I get brief chirp which sounds like a belt slipping. It doesn't happen in any other gear change. It doesn't happen on the first shift through the gears when cold, only after a few minutes...
  6. Oil level jumping around.

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I recently purchased a 2007 530xi with 165k km on it, first thing I did was get the oil changed because I wasn’t sure exactly how to check the oil when I first purchased the vehicle due to there being no dipstick. Anyways, I got the shop to top off the car And as soon as I left the lot the I...
  7. Still running down codes

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    04 525i. I had originally being getting misfires swapped out coils and that cleared up. still had o2 sensors both banks saying stuck on lean and both banks throwing codes for running rich as well as Catalyst below efficiency level (hoping that was a result of the O2 sensors) replace the...
  8. Clunking Noise!

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    my 2008 bmw with 120 000km has had an issue with a clunking noise when it goes over uneven surfaces but especially when i go up sideways up a ramp. It pops/clunks over the front dashboard or possible engine area when it happens. It drives fine and doesn't do it when not under some sort of...
  9. 525i idle shaking

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi everyone, 2006 BMW 525i E60/N52 A few minutes after warm up, and then anytime I am at a stop while driving, my idle drops from ~900rpm to ~600rpm and the car shakes as if it will lead to a stall. But it never stalls, it just hangs there and vibrates loudly the whole car. I purchased this...
  10. BMC Air Filter for E60/E61 5 Series

    Exterior
    Brand new in box BMC FB351/01 Air Filter See the BMC web site full list of vehicles this fits. https://www.bmcairfilters.com/eng/car-filters/fb351-01/434/art If you have an E60/E61 naturally aspirated 5 series with an inline 6 (525i, 530i, 530xi) this should fit your vehicle. This is similar...
  11. Popping/clunking noises turning wheel

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello! My 2008 E60 has a problem where when it goes over bumps, up inclines, or even full locking the steering wheel at slow speeds it clunks and pops from the front. I have replaced the front control arms, I have also just replaced the strut mounts which made it better but hasnt fixed the...
  12. Rear hatch/window troubleshooting

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey, all New owner of a 2010 535 E61 wagon. A ten year old car is going to have some issues, but I'm trying to clear these out. On my car, the rear hatch lift motor is not working. Is that a common issue? Anything I should check? Also, the rear window release button is not working...
  13. Advice on 2008 535xi N54 Engine Trouble

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello, I have a 2008 E60 N54 with 220,000 miles. A couple of months ago the car basically tripped out on the road (all warnings went on, screen went black, etc) after the weakest start it ever had and went completely dead. My shop replaced the alternator and the battery. On my may home from...
  14. E60 2008 No Crank Issue

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi All, Looking for some help. Have a 2008 E60 with an N52 Auto and had some battery issues in the recent past. Jumped the car a couple times (the right way). Started on its own and drove but when tried to start again, it doesnt crank. Can hear Fuel Pump go and all the dash lights and chimes...
  15. E60 For Sale: E61 2010 BMW 535i xDrive Sport Wagon

    Cars - Private Party
    I am selling my 2010 BMW 535i xDrive Sport Wagon. I’m the second owner. 117,100k miles. The color is Monaco Blue with Natural Brown Dakota leather. Factory pinstripe. Panoramic sunroof. Premium package, featuring a power tailgate, heated steering wheel, front and rear parking sensors, &...
  16. BMW e60 6HP19 Transmission issues after replacement.

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have just replaced the transmission on my 2008 BMW 528xi (LCI), and I am running into some serious issues. I have spent hours researching and trying to fix these issues and have not been able to find a similar issue to mine. I have learned a lot from these forums but it is my first time...
  17. 2009 BMW 528i, Long crank at first start?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello all bimmers, 2009 BMW 528i, 77k, long crank at first start. Spark plugs, I changed them recently. MAF sensor, cleaned and checked also with INPA, live data looks fine. Battery and alternator checked. Car drives fine after the first start. It starts right away after the first...
  18. Wipers and trunk malfunctioning

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Ok so I recently bought a 2004 530i that has given me more problems than I care to share, but most recently the biggest pain is that the car wouldn’t start so long story short I had to buy a new key but now when I start the car the wipers come on and stay on and the trunk lid pops open whenever...
  19. E60 No power Key will not register module

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi All, Need some help for about 2-3 months while driving along when raining or really hot weather my car would bring up all sorts of warnings steering lock fault/Servotronic and others. I ignored this hoping this would go away but yesterday went to start my car and all the electrics started...
  20. PLEASE HELP! E61 Power Tailgate Problem With Unique Symptoms

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello all, I have already read basically everything that available about this problem but have yet to find someone who had the same problem as me. Since I have owned it, the tailgate on my '06 530xiT will resist opening and closing, making it very difficult to use. When I press the button on...
Top