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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-29-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Does the 7 have launch control?

Talking with my friend who has a 14 335 xDrive with the PPK and performance exhaust upgrades about who's car is faster and he said with launch control he should beat me off the line. I was wondering...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Black / Grey smoke can appear under full throttle...

Black / Grey smoke can appear under full throttle because the amount of fuel being dumped into the cylinders hasn't fully burned off. I see this as well sometimes when I'm cruising at 60, then floor...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Jerry 745Li
TPMS Not Displaying PSI or Temperature, Probable Cause

I just had my 2012 7 coded and the TPMS would not display the PSI or Temperature. I searched through TSBs for my car and found one dated August 2011 (my car has a build date of December 2011) that...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Just had the car coded by OctoPump (Rich)

Rich was coding in the south Jersey area and was able to meet me in central Jersey this evening. Just wanted to say it was an absolute pleasure to work with him. Rich took the time to go through...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I was just going to post a link to a 2012 with...

I was just going to post a link to a 2012 with 21K miles for 46K but it's already sold and removed from the site. Same place I bought my car. Basically it was reduced from 56K to 46K in 6 months to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Jerry 745Li
What is the exact error message? I had a message...

What is the exact error message? I had a message that read:
Drivetrain Malfunction
Maximum drivetrain output not possible.

The fix was replacing my injectors and the MAF sensor.
Happened to me...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Keep in mind that the injector and oil issues are...

Keep in mind that the injector and oil issues are with all 7's from 2009, not just the AH7
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-15-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I'm just curious as to why many members are...

I'm just curious as to why many members are experiencing this problem after warranty. I had all 8 of mine replaced and the problem presented itself at 21K miles. Were people just ignoring the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Jerry 745Li
There aren't too many owners of the AH7 here on...

There aren't too many owners of the AH7 here on the boards. But as a 2012 AH7 owner I can chime in.

1st, 51K for a 2 year old car with a sticker of about 100K shows you how deeply they...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Jerry 745Li
See here: http://www.wheelcollision.com/ I took...

See here: http://www.wheelcollision.com/
I took my car there just a few weeks ago for 2 bent rims. Problem solved. They will repair cracked rims as well. This place has been written up in Car and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 774
Posted By Jerry 745Li
There is a TSB for this problem

Article

Reference Number(s): SI B64 01 13,*Date of Issue:* October, 2013 BMW:F01; F02; F04; F06; F07; F10; F12; F13 GROUP:Heating and Air Conditioning Superceded Bulletin(s): SI B64 01 13,*Date...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Take it to a real glass specialist

Had mine replaced several years ago and my insurance company wanted me to use Safelite. I insisted on original equipment and ended up having a local glass shop do the install. Came out perfect. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Jerry 745Li
There are BMW specific readers and general ODBII...

There are BMW specific readers and general ODBII readers. I picked up a general reader because I have other non BMW cars I wanted to be able to read the codes from.

The BMW specific code reader...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Errors P0491 and P0444

Had started getting the P0491 error occasionally a few months ago then started getting the P0444 code as well. Read the codes with my ODB reader and found the P0444 was a problem with the purge...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Alas I have NO RWS.

Alas I have NO RWS.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jerry 745Li
List of repaired problems with my E66 over the...

List of repaired problems with my E66 over the years:

Coolant Pipe (yes, it will happen to you :-) )
Water Pump
Fuel Pump
Mechatronics Sleeve
Battery
Alternator Bracket Gasket
Valve Cover...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Don't Get the MTEC Angel Eye LEDs

After a month of using the MTEC Angel Eye LEDs I just can't recommend them to anyone unless you will be satisfied with constant errors. The product itself is well made and provides the best LEDs...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-13-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I don't think that they are the same size so it...

I don't think that they are the same size so it would not be a simple swap.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-13-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Jerry 745Li
As far as I know the pressure and temperature can...

As far as I know the pressure and temperature can be coded to display. I bought my cable and have the software so I'm going to pay a member here to code it for me remotely.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Take it from a guy who has a 2003 and a 2012; the...

Take it from a guy who has a 2003 and a 2012; the 2003 is a better built car. My 2012 has the horse power and technology, but it simply does not ride as nice as the E66. The F01/02 feels cheaper....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jerry 745Li
She made it. 200K miles!

Well it took a little longer to get there since I've been driving my 2012 more so lately. The poor 745 has been demoted to rainy day driving and a soon to be licensed 17 year old so life will get...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Car throws error at 120 MPH

I have been babying my 2012 ActiveHybrid for the last month and a half since I picked her up. I drive my older E66 occasionally to keep the miles low on the 2012. The other day, at about 7PM, I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I am getting warnings about bulb malfunctions...

I am getting warnings about bulb malfunctions more than I would like. Fox example, everyday on the way to work I pass under a bridge that causes the headlights to turn on and I always get the bulb...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-20-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I tried to take pictures with an iPhone and they...

I tried to take pictures with an iPhone and they came out terrible. I am no photographer but I believe in order to capture the look one needs to increase shutter speed, otherwise it just looks like...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By Jerry 745Li
First upgrade I just completed on my 7 was the...

First upgrade I just completed on my 7 was the MTECs. I can't say enough good things about the quality, fit and finish of the product. Installation was a breeze. You will get an occasional error. ...
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