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Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,327
Posted By tom jones
Tranny is done

I just turned 100k and the tranny dumped. I noticed about 5k miles ago a slight change in the shifting b/t 2-3 and 3-4. Just a slight change like maybe I was imagining things. About 2k ago became...
Forum: 6 Series 02-26-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By tom jones
645 ci Transmission issues - help!

I have a 2005 with 95k miles. The tranny has never been serviced. My mechanic tells me it needs to be serviced and will cost $750. The tranny does seem to slip ever so slightly sometimes when...
Forum: 6 Series 12-25-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By tom jones
cracksquad let me know how you make out. My 6 is...

cracksquad let me know how you make out. My 6 is doing what yours is. I get the same "increased emissions" lamp as well as "faulty charge" lamp (on occasion not always).
Forum: 6 Series 12-17-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By tom jones
Vac leak would mean it would idle poorly cold and...

Vac leak would mean it would idle poorly cold and hot. This is only when completely cold (like overnight). Soon as gets up to running temp it's perfect:cry:
Forum: 6 Series 12-16-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By tom jones
big problem with cold Idle on my 645

Help me. My 645ci idles horrible when cold. I live in Ft. Lauderdale so not that cold. The colder the worse it idles. Has even stalled on me. Feels like its idling on 4 cylinders. As soon as it warms...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-30-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By tom jones
Charging Malfunction??

About every third morning immediately after I start the car I get a chime, battery image on dash and message on the screen at bottom "Charging Malfuction" What is the possible cause?
I installed a...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By tom jones
Dash light "Excessive Emissions" ??

Recently got this dash light and message "Excessive Emissions" and a dash light of the engine.
Anyone know the cause of this?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 04-10-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By tom jones
2005 645 ci acting up big time

I'm got an ongoing problem I hope someone can help me with. 88k miles well maintained but started idling really bad about a year ago. Idle pulsates up and down when I come to a stop.
Idle will drop...
Forum: 6 Series 01-24-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By tom jones
645 ci dash light that looks like a battery?

I have a warning lamp which comes on when I start the car first thing in the morning (not every morning). It looks like a battery. The owner's manual has no reference to it. I replaced the battery...
Forum: 6 Series 09-11-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By tom jones
I just had something similar to that replaced. ...

I just had something similar to that replaced. The dealer described it as a hose with some sort of temp sensor built in. I was told it showed signs of leaking fluid so they replaced it.
The...
Forum: 6 Series 09-10-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By tom jones
hoping for a simple fix- help

645 ci 2005 80k miles. I've been going round with the dealer trying to fix an erratic idle. Dealer checked computer for faults and there were several. Suggested putting new battery in (it has a new...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 08-21-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,095
Posted By tom jones
Spark plugs

Dealer wants a small fortune to change my plugs at 80k miles. Is this a DIY job for someone who's reasonably capable mechanically? I've changed plus in older v8's many times.
Forum: 6 Series 08-18-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By tom jones
the cylinders ARE reading misfires but the dealer...

the cylinders ARE reading misfires but the dealer said they checked the coil and it was good.
the pulsating idle and malfunction light before I put the new battery in. It seems to have gotten...
Forum: 6 Series 08-18-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By tom jones
Need info if you get a chance

Need info if you get a chance
Forum: 6 Series 08-17-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By tom jones
Help! 2005 645 ci problems at dealership

My 645ci has been awesome with very few problems for 80k miles. About Feb '12 it started idling irratically. The idle would pulsate. Then sometimes drop so low it would almost seem to stall (never...
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