Re: Just Got 2005 645!!!!! Now haveMajor questions!!
Well congrats and welcome.
From top to bottom.
#1) Have them check struts under the hood. Sometimes these work loose and manifest as noise from window/dash
SI B 24 03 05
Automatic Transmission June 2005
Harsh 2-1 Downshift
E60 (545i); E63/64 645(Ci/Cic) with 6HP26 up to 04/05
Customer may complain of the following:
An excessively harsh 2-1 downshift when decelerating to a stop, or
Transmission "bangs" into gear when accelerating from a full or a "rolling" stop (vehicle did not come to a complete stop).
On a customer complaint basis only, reprogram/recode complete vehicle using SSS with CIP on-line update 17.01, or higher.
Transmission temperature must remain below 50 deg C and trans shifter must be placed in P position prior to the start of CIP programming.
Covered under the terms of the BMW New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
For the appropriate defect code and labor operation refer to the KSD system.
#3)Only BMW dealer: You are no older than PROGMAN 9formerly CIP) 19.xx. We are now up to v22.xx with v23 due in September. V20 and higher give you MP3 capability on your single slot CD and Nav DVD slots. Most dealers only know Target Data Status which translates to the more common CIP or PROGMAN usage.
June-06......CIP 22.00.00 (Target data Status E060-06-06-510).
March-06.....CIP 21.01.00 (Target data Status E060-06-03-515).
March-06.....CIP 21.00.00 (Target data Status E060-06-03-510).
January-06...CIP 20.02.00 Online Update (Target data Status E060-05-12-510).
January-06...CIP 20.01.00 (Target data Status E060-05-12-510).
December-05..CIP 20.00.00 (Target data Status E060-05-12-500).
November-05..CIP 19.02.03 (Target data Status E060-05-09-535).
October-05...CIP 19.02.00 (Target data Status E060-05-09-530).
September-05.CIP 19.01.00 (Target data Status E060-05-09-530).
September-05.CIP 19.00 (Target data Status E060-05-09-510).
As chaplehillchuck said, ONLY your BMW dealer is qualified or even capable of doing software upgrades an dI would not do harware anywhere else either.
Fabic moulding falling down sounds like hot/humid area in the South.
US '05 645 Coupe, Silver Grey, Chateau, Sport, Premuim Audio (Logic 7), HUD, Cold Wx Pkg, SIRIUS Sat Radio, Delivered w/CIP 15.2, Aux Input, using Cingular Motorola v551 (v557 as of 1/7/06) Bluetooth implementation w/ snap in adapter, V1 - not hardwired. Status Born on 1/25/05, baby delivered 2/25/05, broken in 3/25/05 Upgrade to CIP 16.2 on 3/15/05, upgrade to CIP 20.02 on 3/17/06 w/MP3 enabled - Great, great BMW!!