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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By stuartjohn24
I looked into doing this, trims, bumpers etc.....

I looked into doing this, trims, bumpers etc.. weren't to expensive, but i found the headlights to be the issue making it rather cost prohibitive!

If you go on BMW fans website, go into vehicle...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-10-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,774
Posted By stuartjohn24
UPDATE: I have now calculated the resistor...

UPDATE:

I have now calculated the resistor values and modified the paddles to work with my original steering wheel control module (SZL).

You will need four SMD resistors in the 1206 package...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-08-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By stuartjohn24
I had an E65, Bought it with 89K miles, done...

I had an E65, Bought it with 89K miles, done another 40K miles, only major issue was the transmission bridge seal, 5 part and was back running perfectly again!
Just bought a 2009 F01 730d with 115k...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 06-08-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks for this! Just enabled this on my 2009...

Thanks for this! Just enabled this on my 2009 F01,

3000 BLINKER_HUD_ENABLE set to active
3008 HUD_PIA_BLINKER set to active

I also coded the HUD entertainment...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By stuartjohn24
Its a dual stage airbag, essentially two airbags...

Its a dual stage airbag, essentially two airbags in one.

There are six wires as follows:

2 for airbag stage 1
2 for airbag stage 2
2 for the horn wiring

You need to bridge a resistor...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-08-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,774
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sorry to bump an old thread here! But to help...

Sorry to bump an old thread here! But to help others I thought I would share my information.

I have a 2009 F01 and have just fitted a brand new sport steering wheel with paddles.

I seem to have...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-04-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,414
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello Sheriff1972, You need an ENET cable, I have...

Hello Sheriff1972, You need an ENET cable, I have just upgraded to an F01 this week and made the cable myself! its simply just an ethernet cable wired to an OBD connector with a resistor fitted too....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 28,074
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, It's an early one, built November...

Hello,

It's an early one, built November 2001. It has rear electrically adjustable comfort seats at the back.

It was an optional extra, quite rare, I haven't seen many with this, what's unusual...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,698
Posted By stuartjohn24
Guys I am here! Just had other commitments...

Guys I am here! Just had other commitments recently!

I have been busy on other things but have been building two cards in my spare time, they are 80% complete.

If there is interest I will get...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-29-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, Ive been through this, the LM modules...

Hello,

Ive been through this, the LM modules are a nightmare!

You need to get the module out of 'Programming status 7' there is a way to do this with Tools32, the module needs to be forced back...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 60,291
Posted By stuartjohn24
Quick Update: I cut open my old DSC module...

Quick Update:

I cut open my old DSC module today to inspect the wire bonds in an attempt to trace the cause of the pressure sensor fault.

I have started inspecting areas around the wire bonds,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,822
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello Bluebee, The two 'dies' are MOSFETS,...

Hello Bluebee,

The two 'dies' are MOSFETS, basically they are electronic switches that the DSC module uses to switch power on to the pre-charge pump. The failed one pictured above is short...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 60,291
Posted By stuartjohn24
No problem bluebee, I'm glad to help. I enjoy...

No problem bluebee, I'm glad to help. I enjoy reverse engineering things like this out of curiosity, it's nice to pass the information on to others that are interested.

Yes your exactly right, the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 60,291
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello bluebee, Thanks for the reply, not a...

Hello bluebee,

Thanks for the reply, not a problem, I came across this thread when I was researching so figured I would try and contribute some information to help you guys out.

I understand...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 60,291
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello! I currently have a brake pressure...

Hello!

I currently have a brake pressure sensor fault on my DSC module, its intermittent at the moment so I purchased a spare DSC module so I could investigate further. The replacement module was...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,822
Posted By stuartjohn24
Bosch DSC 5.7 ABS Module Diagnosis and Repair

Well, I have been having a bit of fun with my faulty ABS/DSC module over the last couple of weeks.

I thought I would share my expereineces with you so you can have a go at fault finding and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By stuartjohn24
+1 Could be a faulty light module, do you...

+1

Could be a faulty light module, do you have headlights on permanently when the engine is running regardless of the position of the light control switch? The fault could also be with the SZL...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 28,074
Posted By stuartjohn24
Glad you have it fixed! Strange fault, must have...

Glad you have it fixed! Strange fault, must have been an issue with the analogue input amplifiers.

Stuart
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 28,074
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks for your compliments! Yes I have...

Thanks for your compliments!

Yes I have NAVI03 with hybrid digital RES tuner with the RES obviously.

I have read your issues on your other thread, looks interesting!

The wiring between the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-30-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 28,074
Posted By stuartjohn24
Splicing the cable may make it lossy as the cable...

Splicing the cable may make it lossy as the cable is impedance matched.

Post a photo I can find out what it's for.

You may be better off buying a FAKRA Z, the Z is universal and there should be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 28,074
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, Yep it will be a coaxial cable, more...

Hi,

Yep it will be a coaxial cable, more than likely RG174 which is smaller diameter than RG58 that I used, it's easier to make off FAKRA connectors with RG58 as it's about twice the size!

I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,206
Posted By stuartjohn24
As mentioned it's the LM checking the bulbs with...

As mentioned it's the LM checking the bulbs with quick burts of power to measure current draw and see if the bulb is there.

To stop it code the "cold bulb check" to not active on the outputs you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By stuartjohn24
I have a 2002 745i euro spec, its had its fair...

I have a 2002 745i euro spec, its had its fair share of problems in the three years I've owned it, I will be honest these cars are a money pit if you cant do anything yourself. These cars like many...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thats a fair bit of oxidation on the pipe! the...

Thats a fair bit of oxidation on the pipe! the block does not appear to be affected though? Perhaps the pipe is a low grade aluminium? What coolant are you using? The recommended coolant (G48) should...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,261
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sounds like your thermostat is getting jammed and...

Sounds like your thermostat is getting jammed and not allowing the coolant to circulate to the radiator, feel the radiator hoses top and bottom when the car begins to overheat again. they will both...
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