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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By HerbP
The valve is located on the driver side fender...

The valve is located on the driver side fender well, just in front of the jump terminal under the hood. You will see 3 heater hoses attached to it.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 58,383
Posted By HerbP
There is another type similar program on the net,...

There is another type similar program on the net, I heard. My BMTechnic software keeps getting files overwritten by Windows updates, making it useless anymore? The BMW Standard tools program are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like it is time for a new battery. Make...

It sounds like it is time for a new battery. Make sure that you charge it when installed, then clear all of your codes. You could also possibly have a bad voltage regulator in the alternator. That...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By HerbP
Is your light yellow or red indicating a problem?...

Is your light yellow or red indicating a problem? There is a service reminder based off of time, which would make you think the brakes need changing. The brakes might be fine, or need servicing. You...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-17-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By HerbP
Congrats on your new ride, looks great. I would...

Congrats on your new ride, looks great. I would suggest changing the tranny fluid at 50k mile intervals. The pan & filter are one piece, & you will need 6 liter's of fluid. Some of us drain the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 488
Posted By HerbP
Congrats on the ride, looks great!

Congrats on the ride, looks great!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By HerbP
Do you have a key, or key fob? I think that...

Do you have a key, or key fob? I think that everything is run to the main amp for the speaker system? Take a look at All or Nothings thread on the stereo system. It is very detailed, with plenty of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By HerbP
The 6 series can be a good long term car, but it...

The 6 series can be a good long term car, but it can be very expensive to maintain. You will love the car, but make sure to have some money set aside for the unexpected repairs. There are a lot of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By HerbP
The 2004 645, & 745 had a lot of problems. The 6...

The 2004 645, & 745 had a lot of problems. The 6 series V8 is a lot harder & more expensive to repair than a 3 series. If you are a decent mechanic, it can be done. There is just a learning curve...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 862
Posted By HerbP
I could most likely make the trip, depending when...

I could most likely make the trip, depending when we go. No snow this time!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By HerbP
Here is the BMW TIS PDF. The center firewall...

Here is the BMW TIS PDF. The center firewall partition needs to be removed, to keep from breaking the Eccentric shaft sensor. It is a 400.00 sensor, that can be broken if the valve cover is not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By HerbP
It is hard to say for sure, but your amp could be...

It is hard to say for sure, but your amp could be starting to fail. A previous owner could have removed the speakers, & did not install everything back as they should be installed. I think I remember...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By HerbP
There was a recall years ago, that modified the...

There was a recall years ago, that modified the removal of the passenger side CCV valve. This was do to a moisture problem, in the northern area's. The round plastic canister on the passenger side...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By HerbP
These codes would be related to a SMG type...

These codes would be related to a SMG type transmission. I was not aware of a 7 series having this type of transmission?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By HerbP
You will get a yellow car warning, then a red car...

You will get a yellow car warning, then a red car warning when you need to pull over & stop. This is the only visual you will get.

Sorry
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By HerbP
I would suggest BMW parts only. Here are some...

I would suggest BMW parts only. Here are some links to the proper parts.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-ALTERNAT...fed66b&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/itm/For-BMW-545I...78f94e&vxp=mtr
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By HerbP
It looks like your voltage regulator has gone...

It looks like your voltage regulator has gone bad. The voltage should not exceed 14.24 volts. Based on your graph, it looks like you have seen over 16 volts. This will cause the modules to go into...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By HerbP
Try searching bmwcoding.com & bmwcoders.com

Try searching bmwcoding.com & bmwcoders.com
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By HerbP
The oil level is shown in the IDrive settings...

The oil level is shown in the IDrive settings menu, along with all of the service info. You would have to go into the secret menu, to see the temp reading.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By HerbP
The MAF is very expensive. I do not want you to...

The MAF is very expensive. I do not want you to damage it!

Your Welcome
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By HerbP
no

no
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By HerbP
I would inspect or change them, to see if they...

I would inspect or change them, to see if they are a problem. The 2 will be less than 50.00. I would also check the MAF, to see if it might be dirty. Only clean the MAF with MAF cleamer, & do not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By HerbP
Your voltage appears to be normal, & the...

Your voltage appears to be normal, & the alternator seems to be working properly. There could be a loose connector, going to the IDrive. I would look for this before changing any modules.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By HerbP
I think that Mulchman did a thread on this,...

I think that Mulchman did a thread on this, several years back.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By HerbP
I would suggest to inspect both CCV valves for...

I would suggest to inspect both CCV valves for tears, located on each valve cover. There should be a DIY, in the DIY section.
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