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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By samadkins29
Could be the ABS module. Check the link in my...

Could be the ABS module. Check the link in my signature.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By samadkins29
Check my guide in my signature.

Check my guide in my signature.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By samadkins29
Guide in my sig for Bosch module removal. And for...

Guide in my sig for Bosch module removal. And for those who want to repair it but dont have the technical skill to do the soldering.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,856
Posted By samadkins29
The module started working after I sent it back...

The module started working after I sent it back the second time. Just a fluke. Go hawks!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,856
Posted By samadkins29
Smallfort, hit the link to the ABS/DTC guide in...

Smallfort, hit the link to the ABS/DTC guide in my signature. That will give you instructions on the repair and answer any questions most people have.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 10-23-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 63,699
Posted By samadkins29
You would have to cut open the headlights. Not an...

You would have to cut open the headlights. Not an easy task. I don't know anyone has done the conversion yet.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,498
Posted By samadkins29
No I havent heard of them.

No I havent heard of them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,856
Posted By samadkins29
What program did you use to reset it? ...

What program did you use to reset it?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,371
Posted By samadkins29
Sorry I didn't reply sooner. Yes you are correct...

Sorry I didn't reply sooner. Yes you are correct to send the module out. The precharge pump is only one of the codes thrown but is never broken. I ended up writing and ABS guide instead of coming...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-23-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By samadkins29
Well after going over everything, I think I will...

Well after going over everything, I think I will either pickup a 97/98 528i and bench my current 7 while I do repairs on it. Or sell the way 745li and buy an 03 530i. Still undecided, but thank you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By samadkins29
Engine wise, the E66 is the worst car I have...

Engine wise, the E66 is the worst car I have owned. You get all the usual repairs and maintenance, but then in addition you get $thousand $ repair jobs. I have to replace a coolant hose and tank -...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By samadkins29
I was just going through the stickies. I can do...

I was just going through the stickies. I can do most things on my own. I guess I was looking for info on "fatal repairs". For example, almost every 745, has a coolant pipe that the seals go bad on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By samadkins29
Question Switching to a 5 from a 7

Hey all,
I currently own a 2003 745Li. Needless to say I am at the end of my rope in terms of how much money this car is costing to keep running. I am thinking of switching to a 5 series 2001-2003....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By samadkins29
Seafoaming Secondary Air Ports

I guess what I mean is. If the po142 or whatever code is coming up for low air flow. Would that cause the valve seals to leak or am I looking at separate issue? Hopefully that makes sense. In your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By samadkins29
meangreen - Do you know if this issue causes oil...

meangreen - Do you know if this issue causes oil burning/loss? I have a very slow oil leak or loss in addition. Wanted to know if this would cause that.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By samadkins29
For those of you with this issue/resolved. Prior...

For those of you with this issue/resolved. Prior to this were you losing/burning oil?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By samadkins29
Mgucci, if you haven't done this already I think...

Mgucci, if you haven't done this already I think I might give it a whirl this month. Looks like something I can tackle without having to get my mechanic to do the AGA version. Or I will use the AGA...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By samadkins29
Tech, thanks for the write up! I though these...

Tech, thanks for the write up! I though these cars also had the same issue (wetness in the footwells) caused by a faulty seal around the sunroof? Any input on that?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By samadkins29
Bridgestone Turanza Serenity are what I run. Some...

Bridgestone Turanza Serenity are what I run. Some of the quietist tires you can buy. However they are not good in the snow. All other conditions they are great in.

*EDIT* Looks like they have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By samadkins29
Got the Cabin air filters installed. Still smells...

Got the Cabin air filters installed. Still smells a bit off. Waiting for the outcome as well!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By samadkins29
Sorry that should be 8.5qts or 8liters ...

Sorry that should be 8.5qts or 8liters


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By samadkins29
From my notes: Castrol Import Multi-Vehicle ATF...

From my notes: Castrol Import Multi-Vehicle ATF 8-12qts/1trans pan

For the OIL: 8.5lt/8qts/ 1 oil filter
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By samadkins29
Ordered some last week, should have them...

Ordered some last week, should have them tomorrow. I guess I should add that I only get the smell after the AC is turned off. Heater and turning the AC does not smell. Reading over various articles...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By samadkins29
AC Smells, Where are the coils?

Hey, after I turn my AC if I leave the fans on the car fogs up and smells horrible (For several minutes). Does anyone know where the AC evap coils are located?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By samadkins29
Guide in my sig. Double check what bulbs were...

Guide in my sig. Double check what bulbs were supplied.
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