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  1. E60 525d help

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all , I need some of your expertise!!! Have been over to top up coolant in the e60 525d pre lci this morning and noticed white stuff floating in the bottle. The lid was also lightly covered in white gunk. Does anyone know why this happens and how I can resolve? Hoping the answer isn't the...
  2. E60 525d Fuel pressure/Starting issues Error 4B90

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    Hi Everyone, I just bought a 2006 525d from a police auction without keys. Got a new key from BMW but the vehicle has failed to start. Been battling it for a few days now. Battery is charged and working ok, Vehicle cranks but doesn’t start as fuel,pressure is too low. Only Error code I’m...
  3. E39 525d slow acceleration and black smoke

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    Hi all! Real acceleration starts around 3000rpm Intercooler is oily in front There seems to be a slight oil consumption in 2000 km Vacuum pipes (at least some of them) seem new One can hear a slight whistle accelerating There’s ridiculous amount of black smoke when accelerating Diagnostics...
  4. E39 2002 525d timing chain fail or starter motor fail?

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    Hi all, I have a problem with my (usually) trusty 525d touring (187,000 miles, dubious quality of previous owners). It stalled out on me in very wet weather & wouldn't restart. Plenty of battery power but just a click-click or sometimes ugly rattle when I turned the key. Recovery guy put a...
  5. 2006 E60 525d M57N

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    Quick question - just done a code test with my Peake code reader and got the 'known' glow plug error (on my long list of things to fix) but also got a code '54' Done a reference check and it comes back as secondary air pump final stage?? Does anyone know what this would look like on the M57N...
  6. F11 525D 2.0 Engine ECU damaged with fuel contamination

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    Hi, first post unfortunately looking for help..... My low pressure fuel sensor failed and passed fuel through the loom to the ECU and this has failed. You could head fuel sloshing about inside the case... I’ve had it tested and the report back is that it’s unreadable even for cloning. Does...
  7. BMW E60 525D Fuel consumption

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hey guys! I got myself couple a months ago E60 525D (2005) with 130kW. Automatic. Overall car is not bad, but i am having trouble with some errors and with a bit high fuel consumption. My car is basically spending around 11liters in city driving, from a research around internet i found that...
  8. 2006 E60 525d - lacks power

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    Hi all, 2006 525d 06 MSport 211K no mods as standard is low on power Could someone help me with ideas or suggestions to get the lack of power sorted please!! I dont feel my 525d has the power it should have - it over revvs before shifting sometimes other time its sluggish and once I feel...
  9. Does E60 525D LCI Auto has swirl flaps?

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    Hi all, This is my first post and I am about to buy my first BMW soon however I couldn't find anywhere if E60 525D LCI Automatic has swirl flaps? I found some people here say 525D LCI manual does not have them but nothing about 525D LCI Auto. Thanks
  10. 2014 F10 525d xdrive Strange turbo problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello everyone! I had one customer with his 2014 bmw f10 525d xdrive. First he came with blown turbo (the smaller one) the car was at 160~168k kms (99.4-104k miles). So what, the car had about 200mls oil in the intercooler wich is normal for a blown turbo. What happened? I removed the turbo and...
  11. 2010 525D - ratchet type noise front brakes

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    Hi all, I have a 2010 F10 BMW 525d with 142k on the clock. Great car. Recently when applying the brakes (and relaesing them) there ia ratchet type noise and you can feel through the pedal the 'click click click' as you press more and more pressure, especially at low speeds the brakes are not...
  12. E60 525d 2006 - kgm

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    Hi all, As you could probably tell, I'm new here! My E60 has been playing up and I have recently had it diagnoses and have been told that the KGM Module will need replacing. I have been searching around and seem to come across the 'BGM Module' too, are the BGM and KGM Module the same thing...
  13. '54 e60 525d

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    Hi all, I have an intermittent boost fault that shows itself after around 40mins of driving at a 70-80 mph. I recently realised that the fault is cleared by stopping, and turning the ignition off, then re-starting the car! The car is manly used for motorway driving, and is regular maintained...
  14. Diff oil for 2009 525d

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    My 3.0d 525d has now done 75000 miles and the diff oil has never been changed, is it a sealed for life diff or is there a change interval? If it isn’t sealed for life what grade of oil do I need? Thanks in advance Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. 2003 BMW e39 525d wont start without easystart

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi there guys. Started having starting issues during the winter wouldnt turn over fast enough to fire up but found that was a dodgy battery. Changed it and started and run fine. Then 2 months ago I started having issues again. This time turned over but wouldn't fire. Tryed easystart spray and it...
  16. 525d 62 plate side repeater issues

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi My LED side repeater was replaced with an after-market part and it doesn’t work, I have power to the part and front and back indicators both work as normal Does anyone know If I have to get this part programmed in before it works or could this be wiring issue Any help or advice greatly...
  17. 2006 e61 525d m sport

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    My turbo was making noises I left it in to be reconditioned new engine breather and engine oil and filter replaced car driving brilliant boosting doing what it’s supposed to but there’s still drips of oil coming out the turbo any idea thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  18. 2006 Bmw 525d m sport e61

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My turbo was making noises and leaking oil I left it in to be reconditioned car driving brilliant boosting engine breather was changed new oil in engine and filter and there’s still drips of oil coming from turbo any idea what could be the problem thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. E61 525d business edition - Questions

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    I have a 2009 525d business edition within I picked up about a week ago, this was an upgrade from the 2006 520d that was my previous drive. I know its not fair to compare the cars as they are different in just about every way possible, however I have noticed a few things and also have a few...
  20. 09 525d E61 What’s this???

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    Rooting round in the new tourer today and I found this...... Was slotted in behind the fuse box on the O/S rear wing, it’s not stuck down and it’s been causing a knocking noise. It has an O2 SIM card in it as well. Afaik the car has no connected services so I’m a little mystified Sent...
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