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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-21-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By johntkha
Thanks for the link Pedro. I'm gonna order the...

Thanks for the link Pedro. I'm gonna order the same one you gave me. The link that I gave isn't for an E65/E66. The dealer wants $120 to register the battery and $80 to reset my airbag lights that...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By johntkha
Ok thanks. I'm still having trouble finding the...

Ok thanks. I'm still having trouble finding the software to download. I did see this on ebay and was wondering if this is all I need to register the battery. Here's the link:...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By johntkha
Replacing and registering new battery...

Hello Everyone!

Lately I've been having problems with my 2003 BMW 745Li. All kinds of warnings popping up from, "Parking Brake Malfunction" to. "Fluid Loss In Steering or Hydraulic System" to,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
I bought the complete kit straight from AGA for...

I bought the complete kit straight from AGA for $814. I thought I wasn't gonna use all the parts that was listed on their website but I used all of it. I just didn't know the terms they used but...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
The AGA pipe is tightened by hand only. There is...

The AGA pipe is tightened by hand only. There is no mark on the pipe to tighten to. I used all of the seals that came with kit that I thought I wasn't gonna need but was definitely needed.

John
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Alright guys, I'm an idiot. So because I heard...

Alright guys, I'm an idiot. So because I heard some popping noises in the intake manifold, I decided to take everything apart again to see what I did wrong. Removing the partition wall made it so...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
I definitely didn't remove the DISA. I replaced...

I definitely didn't remove the DISA. I replaced the intake manifold gaskets with new ones. Starting the engine sounds normal and last about one or two seconds. Then the rough idling kicked in. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Just confirmed that the two plugs behind the...

Just confirmed that the two plugs behind the intake manifold are plugged in. The intake manifold is making some popping noises though. Not sure if that has anything to do with the rough idling and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Let me check to make sure I plugged in the rear...

Let me check to make sure I plugged in the rear sensor all the way in. I'll let you know. No other codes showed up on the scanner.

John
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
@ Mopauly... Lol, more like once every three...

@ Mopauly... Lol, more like once every three weeks! It's too cold out here on the east coast so I can only work on my car when it's not that freezing. @ Baijern... I didn't remove the ground wires to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Alright guys, I just completed this AGA coolant...

Alright guys, I just completed this AGA coolant pipe and got the engine back together. Was so excited to start my car and when I did, I almost had a heart attack. The car idled very rough and all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Ok, I finally had the time to cut and remove the...

Ok, I finally had the time to cut and remove the coolant pipe. I had to drill a hole and pry out the front side of the pipe with a 2x4 and screwdriver. The rear came out with a little wiggle. I've...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-28-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Ok, I finally got the intake manifold off and...

Ok, I finally got the intake manifold off and having an extra helping hand was definitely needed for me. I also took the cover underneath the intake manifold off and saw the coolant pipe. I still...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-27-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Hello again everyone! Hope everyone had a great...

Hello again everyone! Hope everyone had a great Christmas. Haven't had a chance to work on my car the past few days because of the freezing cold temperature and snow all weekend long. Seems like we...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Another cold day to work on my car. I can only...

Another cold day to work on my car. I can only put in an hour or two at the most because it's just too cold. It's hard to disconnect the plastic plugs because it's even more brittle when it's cold. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Thanks everyone for responding. I was searching...

Thanks everyone for responding. I was searching around and found the AGA (All German Auto) expandable coolant pipe. The kit cost $835.15 and looks pretty easy to do. As I was looking for the reviews...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Ok, I finally had a chance to work on my car....

Ok, I finally had a chance to work on my car. It's been so cold outside except for today. Plus I don't have a garage. But anyways, I thought it was the water pump. So I went and bought a new water...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
Thanks everyone for replying. There was no...

Thanks everyone for replying. There was no coolant at all. Thank God it was 32 degrees outside when this happened. The engine starts up fine. As I poured coolant in, I saw it leaking out the front...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,039
Posted By johntkha
03 745Li Warning Engine Over Heating

Hello all! I have a 2003 745Li with 84K miles. Last night as I was driving home on the freeway in this 32 degrees cold weather, I had a warning that stated something like, "Engine temperature high,...
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