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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-27-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By TechFreak
If your car is fitted with Comfort Access...

If your car is fitted with Comfort Access .....one of the door handles could be faulty and draining the battery.

Check to see if any of the door handles are warm or hot.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By TechFreak
You need to do this ....1st post in this thread...

You need to do this ....1st post in this thread ... :thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=351511
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-22-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By TechFreak
Did you Re-register the new Battery to the car ?...

Did you Re-register the new Battery to the car ? .......as the Power Module will still think the previous battery is still fitted and give you the same faults.

Read my post here :...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By TechFreak
Is this what your after ? : ...

Is this what your after ? :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=350602&d=1353774686
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By TechFreak
Buy a cheap Bluetooth OBD 2 Code Reader off Ebay...

Buy a cheap Bluetooth OBD 2 Code Reader off Ebay and download and Android App called Torque to any Android device and see what faults are logged via the OBD2 connector in the footwell. :thumbup:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,946
Posted By TechFreak
You MUST register the new battery as the Power...

You MUST register the new battery as the Power Module will still think the old one is fitted and not charge it properly....plus other things and faults it'll cause.....!



Here's the official...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By TechFreak
The plastic coolant expansion tank was...

The plastic coolant expansion tank was manufactured in 2 pieces and bonded together with high strength glue.

On early 745's the expansion tank would split at the bond when it was hot.

Your...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By TechFreak
Crank Case Vent Valves......it's your easiest AND...

Crank Case Vent Valves......it's your easiest AND cheapest fix 1st before looking into other causes .....but with a tear in the rubber CCV it sounds like a squealing belt due to the air...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By TechFreak
LOL....very common fault this....one of your...

LOL....very common fault this....one of your CCV's has a small tear in it....cheap as chips and super easy to replace.....:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By TechFreak
Yes you would need an Auto Transmission...

Yes you would need an Auto Transmission Specialist to do the refurb/repair.

Yes it may also be the gear stalk....where it would be your cheapest option to replace 1st.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By TechFreak
Just because it's partially working doesn't mean...

Just because it's partially working doesn't mean it's not damaged.

No harm in checking it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By TechFreak
Playing with it when it's faulty can possibly...

Playing with it when it's faulty can possibly cause more damage.....Check the gearing is not broken first !
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By TechFreak
Could be a broken hose,a broken SAS pump or...

Could be a broken hose,a broken SAS pump or carbon build up on the heads caused by bad valve stem seals.

Read this thread :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=587396
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By TechFreak
Your Mechatronic Adapter Seal is broken.....(a...

Your Mechatronic Adapter Seal is broken.....(a common fault now as our cars get older)

See my post's #5 & #9 in this thread : :thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=839630
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By TechFreak
Buy an OBD2 Reader....super cheap on Ebay...

Buy an OBD2 Reader....super cheap on Ebay :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By TechFreak
If your footwell's are wet here the DIY for it : ...

If your footwell's are wet here the DIY for it :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=793781
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By TechFreak
If you REALLY had to ...lol....i'd fit a...

If you REALLY had to ...lol....i'd fit a detachable Towbar (but check if towbar is lockable or fit a permanent one) .....then fit a Towbar bike rack.....like this :
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By TechFreak
Bypass the Nav Unit in the trunk (temporarily til...

Bypass the Nav Unit in the trunk (temporarily til you replace/repair the unit) with a Most Bus Loop Connector : :thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=592285
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By TechFreak
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=724802
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By TechFreak
There are 'no' springs to lift the Trunk...

There are 'no' springs to lift the Trunk lid....it's all hydraulic.....check your fluid levels in the trunk.

Read this :
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By TechFreak
Did you re-register the repalcement Battery to...

Did you re-register the repalcement Battery to the car ? .....if not the car will still think the old one is still fitted and give the same problems.

DIY for Battery Registration : ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By TechFreak
Don't think there's any other way ....i assume...

Don't think there's any other way ....i assume this is the thread you found :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750825
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 974
Posted By TechFreak
You've obviously not owned enough high end...

You've obviously not owned enough high end premium cars ....:rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By TechFreak
With me being located in the UK my mechanic said...

With me being located in the UK my mechanic said the solenoids were almost impossible to get hold of here.....

He ended up flushing out and servicing the mechatronics module and changing the 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-23-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By TechFreak
It's your mechatronics adapters seals that need...

It's your mechatronics adapters seals that need replaced. :thumbup:

Very common problem on here now.....as our cars get older.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=839630

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