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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By chicagoslick
CD Changer

Does anybody on the forum repair CD Changers? Second unit I have had and now it is not working correctly. Pretty sure the one in the car right now is a door sensor issue and the one I removed has...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By chicagoslick
How do you remove, inspect and replace?

How do you remove, inspect and replace?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By chicagoslick
PDC Warning

I am getting a PDC Warning for park distance control. I started getting it after going through the car wash. I listemed to all of the sensors and have identified a non clicking sensor in the rear...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By chicagoslick
Mine Is really acting wierd. Today it worked...

Mine Is really acting wierd. Today it worked without any problems. When it did act up the car did not have to be moving and I could press the button and it would immediately shut off. I could...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By chicagoslick
Rotated the knob fully many times. The knob...

Rotated the knob fully many times. The knob works fine and is not loose. Really wierd. Any other suggestions?:dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By chicagoslick
FYI...The trip meter has shown as high 595 miles...

FYI...The trip meter has shown as high 595 miles range which I think is pretty cool. But probably never really got that much from it. Also doubt the 36 mpg claim, but then again not my car so I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-04-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By chicagoslick
Lots of driving in the Black Hills yesterday. ...

Lots of driving in the Black Hills yesterday. First time I really used the manual shift function in the car. Mostly down hills for some engine braking. System works pretty good, but another one of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By chicagoslick
Long trip across the country...

I just drove from Indianapolis area to the Black Hills and it was a pretty good trip. I was able to stretch her legs a few time which I think is a good thing for a car like this. Burn off all of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-03-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By chicagoslick
Climate Control

My passenger side "Auto" portion of the climate control keeps shutting off. It is not a bad switch and bumps in the road are not the culprit. Any ideas as this will be going back to the dealership...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 06-19-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 61,992
Posted By chicagoslick
Does this erase your stored locations / address...

Does this erase your stored locations / address book?

thanks,

gary
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-19-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By chicagoslick
www.Pennwarrantycorp.com They stated they...

www.Pennwarrantycorp.com

They stated they can only warrant cars with less than 150k and within 30 days of purchase. Dealer said they could also give warranty through Penn, but said it would be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-19-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,703
Posted By chicagoslick
How about the compartment on the left side near...

How about the compartment on the left side near the steering wheel...I went looking the other day at an 09 and I asked the question about losing compartment space and he said there were some hidden...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By chicagoslick
Warranty after 100K miles

I asked the dealer about an extended warranty today and they said over 3k...Not sure what it covers, but wanted to get some opinions on who everyone else who faces this, goes with. Currently at 94K...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-23-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By chicagoslick
QM1234 stated: Here is the Warranty I have ...

QM1234 stated: Here is the Warranty I have

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I have the Elite (I learned my lesson from the previous 745LI I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-11-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By chicagoslick
First off, huge thanks to Db750 for the bulbs. ...

First off, huge thanks to Db750 for the bulbs.

After looking at the front of my car I have noticed that both Angel Eye Bulbs are out on that side of the car. Next thing I notice; someone has hit...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By chicagoslick
Looks like a pain in the butt, but something I...

Looks like a pain in the butt, but something I can handle. How much for replacment bulbs and where is the best place to get them? Is there an upgrade?

thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By chicagoslick
All lights appear to be working, but will check...

All lights appear to be working, but will check later when it gets dark to be sure...is this an easy repair or does the Dealership need to be involved?

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By chicagoslick
Parking Lamps

I received a "Left Parking Lamp Malfunction" this morning. I checked the lights, specifically the parking light it states and I do not see a failure.

1. Does the system have redundancey lights...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-02-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By chicagoslick
You could remove the speaker and test on a...

You could remove the speaker and test on a separate stereo system; ie home stereo. This way you could make sure the speaker is the issue. Most home stereos will play 4-8ohm speaker just fine. Good...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By chicagoslick
This happened to me recently when the battery in...

This happened to me recently when the battery in the remote died...I changed the battery and had to stick the remote in the slot in the dash 3 different times starting and stopping and now the remote...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-13-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,143
Posted By chicagoslick
I received a response back from the dealer and he...

I received a response back from the dealer and he stated that the Mechatronics Adapter Seal was leaking. Probably the same issue you have...

REPLACE MECHATRONICS ADDAPTER SEAL PERSIB 24 01 08...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-12-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,143
Posted By chicagoslick
I just had the same thing happen. Mine read...

I just had the same thing happen. Mine read "Transmission Fault!" "Drive moderately" Checked iDrive readout and "P, R, N, D3, and D5 available. Ranges may be engaged without depressing parking...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,363
Posted By chicagoslick
Congratulations...great color...Have a safe trip...

Congratulations...great color...Have a safe trip and you will enjoy how this car rides on the highway...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-22-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,601
Posted By chicagoslick
The car handles great at speed. Not sure if it...

The car handles great at speed. Not sure if it was ever tested in a wind tunnel during initial build process, but it certainly feels like BMW did extensive testing to make sure the car was stable. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-22-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,601
Posted By chicagoslick
I have been over 150mph in sport mode...Not sure...

I have been over 150mph in sport mode...Not sure when the fuel cutoff occurrs. The car handles well at speed and shows that it truly was made for the Autobahn....
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