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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,707
Posted By fratan
Thanks for your help. I found a pretty good deal...

Thanks for your help. I found a pretty good deal at www.partsgeek.com for $50.00 I was able to get a set with the attaching arm. BMW of Atlanta had the blades but with shipping the partsgeek.com...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,707
Posted By fratan
Just called my local BMW dealer and they told me...

Just called my local BMW dealer and they told me that they don't make the refills any longer. They quoted me 80-90 bucks for one complete blade. Does anyone know if auto zone carries it? Autozone...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,955
Posted By fratan
We did the seal when we had the exhaust and...

We did the seal when we had the exhaust and tranny off of the car. It wasn't leaking but we changed it anyways since we had access. I would guess that most of the time its the seal on the coolant...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
attached are pictures of the control modules. ...

attached are pictures of the control modules. you need to research and see which one will fix your problem.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
This car was made in Europe so the electrical is...

This car was made in Europe so the electrical is different. There is no integrated supply module so you'll have to do some research with the websites that specialize in cars made in Europe. Do you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
Give me your yr. make and model number and I'll...

Give me your yr. make and model number and I'll check to see if your car as a Integrated Supply Module. I doubt that you need a new ECU.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
You need to go to real oem.com and pull the yr...

You need to go to real oem.com and pull the yr make and model of you car. The diesel shouldn't matter because the integrated control module is electrical. Also, are you sure your in the right forum?...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 05-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,684
Posted By fratan
Wow, 135,000 miles and my CVV were toast. What a...

Wow, 135,000 miles and my CVV were toast. What a difference in the smoothness and pick up. Over 100,000, its time to do preventive maintenance. Great DIY in this thread.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,537
Posted By fratan
Have you changed the bridge seal adapter between...

Have you changed the bridge seal adapter between the mechtronics and tranny yet? You could have a compression issue but the banging seems to be a flaw with the car. I wouldn't touch the tranny or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
Great. Chault one up for the site and all their...

Great. Chault one up for the site and all their members.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 73,172
Posted By fratan
Yes, try putting more fluid in but you didn't say...

Yes, try putting more fluid in but you didn't say that you replaced the bridge seal adapter between the mechatronics and tranny. I would do this as well. It' a $10.00 part but does wear out. You...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,135
Posted By fratan
Sorry, I thought you were burning oil. If it is...

Sorry, I thought you were burning oil. If it is coming out that fast I would check the oil plug because the pan is aluminum and sometimes the plug strips the whole. My wife had a 2004 X5 and we had...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
The crank shaft sensor will only fix the rough...

The crank shaft sensor will only fix the rough idle if you have it not the intermittent start.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,135
Posted By fratan
The engine burns about 1 quart every 1500 miles...

The engine burns about 1 quart every 1500 miles or so. If your X5 doesn't smoke don't worry about it. I've been riding to cars with a little smole for awhile. I believe there are better valve stem...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,090
Posted By fratan
The Integrated Supply Module is only around 100...

The Integrated Supply Module is only around 100 bucks and easy to swap out. If you press the button on your car and it doesn't crank over than that is the problem. I replaced mine at around 100,000...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,171
Posted By fratan
Did you every replace your battery as other...

Did you every replace your battery as other members stated? You should be getting 15 volts or close to it.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
RealOEM calls them pulse generators and there are...

RealOEM calls them pulse generators and there are 2 on each side of the banks. You have Bank1 inlet and outlet and bank2 inlet and outlet. All 4 are the same part. They are called cam shaft sensors...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
Great. The BMW 's are made to tell you what is...

Great. The BMW 's are made to tell you what is wrong. I'm replacing mine this week.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By fratan
The chevron techtron is great to put on the fuel...

The chevron techtron is great to put on the fuel a couple times a year to keep the fuel injectors clean.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
Rough idle

I spoke to my son who is a master mechanic and he said to check for a vacuum leak either the air tubes or the intake manifold. My 750 has been idling high and he's going to look at it soon. Do some...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
The camshaft sensors, especially 2 will cause a...

The camshaft sensors, especially 2 will cause a rough idle and since you replaced the plugs and coil packs it would start there. I'll let you know after I change my cam sensors. Also, did you try...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
You need to go to stickies and get the codes the...

You need to go to stickies and get the codes the 27bb is exhaust sensor on bank 1. The code 2732 is a camshaft sensor inlet on bank 2. You should buy 4 and replace them. I only have 1 code so I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
You have another code for a camshaft sensor bank...

You have another code for a camshaft sensor bank 2. I have a 2006 and I just order 2 cam sensors for bank 1 and bank 2 inlet sensors


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By fratan
You have a code for the cam shaft sensor on bank...

You have a code for the cam shaft sensor on bank 1. I would start their. You have 2 sensors on each side inlet and exhaust. Have you checked for any air leaks yet.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,279
Posted By fratan
Glad you could find it on the web but most all...

Glad you could find it on the web but most all the regulars have the list of every BMW code that exists. That being said you were 100% correct.


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