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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By cjennjr
Are you referring to the spare change collector...

Are you referring to the spare change collector in the front of the center console or the vent in the back? My iDrive Controller isn't working, but radio, nav, cd, etc. works. A pic would help...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-04-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,781
Posted By cjennjr
I changed my tranny fluid a week ago, tried the...

I changed my tranny fluid a week ago, tried the Torx, started stripping, then found the hex and the screw came out with no problem! Hex for the fill plug, Torx for the drain plug!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By cjennjr
iDrive Knob inoperative

Well, the dreaded IDrive knob malfunction has hit me. Screen is stuck on boot-up screen, and the knob spins freely (not on its own). My CD changer goes into cycle mode every time I open the door,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By cjennjr
I purchased a small lipo 8000mAh car jump start...

I purchased a small lipo 8000mAh car jump start battery pack that fits in the glove compartment just in case. I also intend to charge my battery at least once a week to be on the safe side...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By cjennjr
Well, car started perfectly yesterday morning. ...

Well, car started perfectly yesterday morning. Getting ready to go work later that evening, car won't start!!!! Hooked it up to a battery charger, and monitor indicated battery was only 15%...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,651
Posted By cjennjr
You must also remember that our 7's hold 9 quarts...

You must also remember that our 7's hold 9 quarts of oil! That's a lot for an 8 cylinder car. I change my oil every year regardless of miles, and I only put 6-8K miles on her...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By cjennjr
"sleep" vs "dead" mode

For the last 3 weeks, when my '02 745i goes into "sleep" mode after 15 minutes or so, everything shuts down. But, when I open the door an hour or so later, the interior lights don't work, I can't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 32,186
Posted By cjennjr
I'm in the process of installing the stent, and...

I'm in the process of installing the stent, and it won't even reach the gasket!!! I've sanded, dremeled, sanded some more, even the sanding blocks slide in very easy!!! And, my stent has the slit in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,982
Posted By cjennjr
Your "o" ring surrounding the oil filter housing...

Your "o" ring surrounding the oil filter housing was not in the right "groove." It happened to me years ago. Make sure you put the ring in the appropriate groove...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By cjennjr
I had the same problem with my car. I replaced...

I had the same problem with my car. I replaced the stock bulbs with 8000k bulbs, and putting the ignitor back on was the hardest part of the job! Patience is a virtue with this job, but well worth...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By cjennjr
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyU9wi2GOHM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyU9wi2GOHM
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-18-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By cjennjr
Sounds like your seat switch module. My...

Sounds like your seat switch module. My passenger seat does not work either. Installation of the module is pretty simple if u are a DIYer. I plan to do my own - instructions are found on YouTube.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-06-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By cjennjr
My '02 745i has been throwing that code for...

My '02 745i has been throwing that code for years. I don't really worry about it because it has nothing to do with the operation of the engine. Eventually I may fix the issue (carbon buildup or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By cjennjr
I use a Bavarian Autosport Code Reader/Reset...

I use a Bavarian Autosport Code Reader/Reset Tool. As long as my code reflects the SAS malfunction, I clear the code and don't worry about it. I read somewhere that if you keep your gas tank...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-30-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,727
Posted By cjennjr
Hope everything went ok for you. I am getting...

Hope everything went ok for you. I am getting ready to change my tranny fluid. Did u have your car on stands, and how did you get your rear up with the hydraulic jack if you used that? I can't get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-08-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By cjennjr
Do a search on alternator replacement - there are...

Do a search on alternator replacement - there are many posts regarding this issue...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-08-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,191
Posted By cjennjr
I've had the "bouncing idle" needle, especially...

I've had the "bouncing idle" needle, especially when in park, since I purchased my 7 in 2005. They adjusted the idle speed to no avail. It hasn't threw any codes as of yet, even though as others...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-20-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,640
Posted By cjennjr
I used the same procedure for my headlights and...

I used the same procedure for my headlights and oh what a difference!!! I love the look!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 893,531
Posted By cjennjr
Rims are tight, car is tight - black BMW's...

Rims are tight, car is tight - black BMW's rock!!!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By cjennjr
Correction - almost 12!!!!! Check out the other...

Correction - almost 12!!!!! Check out the other pics in the "post your pics" thread....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By cjennjr
Thanks - people to this day don't believe this...

Thanks - people to this day don't believe this car is almost 14 YEARS OLD!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By cjennjr
Ebay...

Ebay...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By cjennjr
Well, I've installed a white LED emblem on my...

Well, I've installed a white LED emblem on my hood to match my LED angel eyes, and a red one on the trunk to match the rear lights. Looks soo cool at night!!! Like you said, it's different and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,892
Posted By cjennjr
Great pic! Great car! Oh how I miss Cali!!!!!

Great pic! Great car! Oh how I miss Cali!!!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-27-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 893,531
Posted By cjennjr
A couple of recent pics on a beautiful day in TN....

A couple of recent pics on a beautiful day in TN. I installed 745Li chrome on my 745i, plus other upgrades.
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