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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-29-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
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, 02:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 48,220
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, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
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, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 48,220
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 48,220
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, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 48,220
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, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
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, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
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, 05:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,296
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, 09:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,296
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, 06:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,296
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, 10:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,296
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, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,162
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, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
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, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
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, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,755
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...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, As far as I am aware the DME has to...

Hello,

As far as I am aware the DME has to be in a blank or 'Virgin' state to be accepted by the car and pair with the CAS. I dont believe the DME can be entirely wiped to this state whilst in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By stuartjohn24
Yeah that's right, however when the engine has...

Yeah that's right, however when the engine has started and it goes into closed loop control, then the entire engine speed/load is controlled via the valve lift, this is called valvetronic, the timing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By stuartjohn24
I phrased that incorrectly, I didn't mean to...

I phrased that incorrectly, I didn't mean to fully close, it will vary from say fully open to 70% open for example to maintain some manifold vacuum for the CCV's. It's closed loop control, but the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,915
Posted By stuartjohn24
+1 Dynamic drive is hydraulic anti-roll bars...

+1

Dynamic drive is hydraulic anti-roll bars on the front and rear (which are pretty good best handling car I have driven of this size!!), think your getting confused with EDC?


Sent from...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,915
Posted By stuartjohn24
Old thread I know.... I have an 02 UK spec, I...

Old thread I know.... I have an 02 UK spec, I have the three spoke steering wheel thought it must have been added on at a later date, however the option is in the original build vehicle order code. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thats right, throttle body is used for about 60...

Thats right, throttle body is used for about 60 seconds from cold start, then valvetronic takes over and air intake volume is controlled by valve lift. However the throttle body is used to maintain...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,685
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Mr B, Thanks for posting the photo, the...

Hi Mr B,

Thanks for posting the photo, the trim is different however it may be possible to use the camera (or similar) that I have used. The camera can be mounted on the surface of the trim, 95%...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,685
Posted By stuartjohn24
UPDATE: Been busy lately replacing a failed...

UPDATE:

Been busy lately replacing a failed water pump and valley pan gasket.

I have finally got the PDC working, had a rear sensor go out while the front was being worked on.

Anyway here...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,685
Posted By stuartjohn24
I will when I get chance, I have removed the...

I will when I get chance, I have removed the trims and sensors on the front bumper while they are being re-sprayed. Hopefully get them back on later in the week.



Yes the video IC does...
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