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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By jkess114
Weird turn signal issue after ABS/DTC module replacement

Heya.

A friend took my '06 750Li to the Bosch service center to have my ABS/DTC module installed and programmed (I will call to get verification whether the module needs to be reprogrammed or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By jkess114
Polishing headlight plastic

What are your thoughts on this? I am pretty anal about how the car looks and at the headlights are showing their age a little bit. Their not terrible but I would love to put some new headlights on it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By jkess114
I spoke on the phone with a Bosch service center...

I spoke on the phone with a Bosch service center in Queens, NYC and the fella on the phone thought that even a new one might code itself by driving around the block. He said, if not its a fifteen...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By jkess114
It's great that ther are folks in the west coast...

It's great that ther are folks in the west coast for this now. BMWOEM1 was all alone for so long!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By jkess114
With respect to oil change interval, I use mobil...

With respect to oil change interval, I use mobil 1 top grade synthetic. I change every 7-8k miles and when I had my valve seals done, our friendly mechanic commented that the inside of the engine...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-06-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Agreed. I ordered the new module from New-Part...

Agreed. I ordered the new module from New-Part (http://www.new-part.com/product/bmw-abs-control-module-bosch-oem-1-265-950-006-repair-kit-unit-new) which should arrive in a few days. I found a Bosch...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-06-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By jkess114
Shawn! Thank you so much for the excellent help!

Shawn! Thank you so much for the excellent help!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-05-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Hiya. Yes, a couple of reasons. For repairs...

Hiya.

Yes, a couple of reasons. For repairs I'll spend more money to solve a problem properly if I think it makes a difference. In this case I think its possible a rebuild will fix the problem...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-05-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By jkess114
2006 E65 possibly needing programming in NYC area

Hiya.

First post here in the programming area. I normally hang elsewhere on the site. I have a faulty ABS/Dtc module in my car and I want to have it fixed. I have been told that if I disconnect...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-05-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Thanks Frat and Rick! Will check in with the...

Thanks Frat and Rick! Will check in with the programming guys to have a backup plan. I'll keep you updated on what I find.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-05-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Fratan, yes. 2006 750Li. Rick, funny, I did...

Fratan, yes. 2006 750Li.

Rick, funny, I did reach out to him. He did my valve stems seals already :)) And yes, he did a great job and I love the guy. Super nice fellow....I can attest to that....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-05-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Hi Fratan, Just spoke to the company about...

Hi Fratan,

Just spoke to the company about their ABS kit and they say it will need to be programmed to the car after it is installed. I am out of the country until middle feb and a friend has my...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-30-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Also, not seeing anything "newish" near the $489...

Also, not seeing anything "newish" near the $489 you mentioned. Are you sure it wasn't salvaged?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-30-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Thank you guys for the help here. Fratan, are you...

Thank you guys for the help here. Fratan, are you saying I can buy a new DSC off eBay and it doesn't need to be coded to the car? Heading to eBay now...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By jkess114
Driving car without ABS/DTC Unit

I want to yank my ABS unit and send it off to be repaired. Wondering if anyone here knows if I can drive the car with it removed for the week I am guessing it will take to turn around my unit.
...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 08-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,509
Posted By jkess114
To follow up, I should be able to put these...

To follow up, I should be able to put these without any problem on a 2006 750LI with comfort/heated seats without a hitch? I just lost another mirror on the car to an Ahole in the city here. Would be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By jkess114
Well we'll see. I have now conflicting reports on...

Well we'll see. I have now conflicting reports on whether I need to take the tie rods and control arms off. I am naturally going to start with using the knuckle spreader and see if I can't get the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By jkess114
I just ordered a knuckle spreader: ...

I just ordered a knuckle spreader:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-07-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By jkess114
2006 Front Struts -

Hiya…

So over the past month I've done some upgrades. I now have new upper and lower control arms and new tie rods, among a number of other maintenance upkeep items these cars need by 125k miles. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By jkess114
I wished I found that thread. I did a search here...

I wished I found that thread. I did a search here unsuccessfully.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-25-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By jkess114
So after a day of use including city and highway,...

So after a day of use including city and highway, it appears that the OEM fan is behaving properly and better than the Dorman. The temperature seems to be much more stable and I've seen it drop below...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 23,572
Posted By jkess114
Shout Out for BMWOEM1 in Long Island

I just had my valve stem seals done last weekend and wanted to say what a nice and kind person he is. Seems like he did a great job and I'll add that I think we are lucky to have such a nice helpful...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By jkess114
Radiator Fan Replacement. Dorman vs. OEM

I had my Radiator fan go out on me at 123k. 2006 750Li.

I had done some other maintenance to the coolant system (new water pump, new thermostat, lower radiator hose, new temp sensors) to make sure...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By jkess114
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By jkess114
What should the coolant temp be?

Having lost my radiator fan and subsequently the expansion tank a month ago, and having replaced the water pump & thermostat a few months prior, I am often monitoring the coolant temp via the hidden...
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