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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 45,951
Posted By fmahjobi
Thanks for your reply. I will try the battery...

Thanks for your reply. I will try the battery replacement after I test the single CD & CD changer in the dash. By the way, mine is 2004 e65 and I have read that this model does _NOT_ require battery...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 45,951
Posted By fmahjobi
I have the same issue with my car. The iDrive is...

I have the same issue with my car. The iDrive is unresponsive, the single CD and CD changer are greyed out. I can attempt to change selections, but no changes will take place. Also the screen freezes...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By fmahjobi
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi, I have not done an alignment, but the tires...

Hi, I have not done an alignment, but the tires were balanced 6-8 months ago. Will look into alignment to see if that will fix it. Thank you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By fmahjobi
2004 745i steering wanders

Hello folks,

I have a 2004 745i with 104000k miles on it. The car has recently started to wander on it's own. It is more noticeable on an uneven road and less noticeable on a smooth highway.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,760
Posted By fmahjobi
I finally found what the problem was. It was some...

I finally found what the problem was. It was some badly worn out front tires. The sound and vibration was so bad that it had me believe for sure it was the bearings.

After I replaced the front...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,419
Posted By fmahjobi
I have a 2004 745i w/ 73k miles. I do have the...

I have a 2004 745i w/ 73k miles. I do have the same clunk noise when parked on an incline and switch to drive/reverse. I do put the parking brake on to make the clunk noise a bit less. Still would...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,254
Posted By fmahjobi
I have a 2004 745i. I noticed yesterday that the...

I have a 2004 745i. I noticed yesterday that the driver seat has a burnt section on my seat. You can actually see the image of the heating element burnt through the seat and that caused the leather...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-04-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By fmahjobi
Just wanted to update you on the progress this...

Just wanted to update you on the progress this job. I did use the DW40 and let it sit for some time, then it took a few bangs with the heavy rubber hammer and they both came off easily.

Thank you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By fmahjobi
Good point. I did not think of using WD40. Will...

Good point. I did not think of using WD40. Will use that as well. Yes, i do have a rubber hammer which i will use. Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By fmahjobi
Yes, I have bought new rotors. I will change them...

Yes, I have bought new rotors. I will change them if i can get the old ones off. Ok so you have used a regular hammer and have NOT experienced any potential damages to the front end? True, you really...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By fmahjobi
Thanks, i stopped by Home Depot and bought a...

Thanks, i stopped by Home Depot and bought a bigger rubber hammer. I will try that when i take a apart again. I ended up put the car back together since the weekend was over.

Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By fmahjobi
Angry 745i front rotor replacement problem

Hi,

As part of changing the FRONT brake pads, rotors and wheel bearing, I was unable to get the old rotors off the wheel bearing assembly. I removed the small retaining screw and even used a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-21-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,760
Posted By fmahjobi
Thank you for the info posted. This is great...

Thank you for the info posted. This is great detailed info. Yes, just as i had discovered, there is more work into this. It is not going to be as simple as I was hoping.

I stopped by the local...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,760
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi, thank you for your response. I did try to get...

Hi, thank you for your response. I did try to get the 4 bolts off. I was able to get the 3 bolts that were easy to get at. These bolts are so tight and it took a lot of force to get them out even...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,760
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi, Did you have to remove any other parts...

Hi,

Did you have to remove any other parts to get to the forth screw?

Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,760
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi, yes i sometimes do think it may be bad tires....

Hi, yes i sometimes do think it may be bad tires. I do need new front tires, but I think i also have bad bearings since at very lowe speed during brake & take off i can feel some grinding. These cars...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-13-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,760
Posted By fmahjobi
04 745i - Front wheel bearing replacement

Anyone has replaced the FRONT wheel bearings on 2004 745i? Mine has only 68K on it. I bought the car w/ only 37K on it. But since the beginning I noticed the noise. It was less and it has gotten a...
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