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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-05-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rippjd
The Aux audio input (3.5 mm headphone jack) on...

The Aux audio input (3.5 mm headphone jack) on the center console would be one solution. You would need to install an ASK from model year 2007 or 2008 and install the wiring with jack. Lastly code...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,739
Posted By rippjd
I assume you checked resistance at the two nodes?...

I assume you checked resistance at the two nodes? and the resistor in the grey cap physically looked ok.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-17-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 183,706
Posted By rippjd
ETK is your friend on this one. Find a used...

ETK is your friend on this one. Find a used "TCU1.5 MOST US", type the last 7 digits into "Part use" and you'll see the application most of the time. Some part numbers are missing from ETK,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,739
Posted By rippjd
If someone is looking for a partial retrofit kit,...

If someone is looking for a partial retrofit kit, I have the complete wire harness and ACC II sensor pulled from a 2008 7-series (<35k miles). As you can see above, this can work on pre-facelift cars...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-11-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,739
Posted By rippjd
If I recall correctly, the CAS module does not...

If I recall correctly, the CAS module does not use Tyco MQS (Micro Quadlock System), but instead uses the Siemens ELO pins. They do not have the "knife" edge on the side of the contact. It should be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-05-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By rippjd
I thought the idle was a little quieter, but that...

I thought the idle was a little quieter, but that could just be in my head. I'm not the primary driver.

In case you have ISTA/D, there is a job to run the range of motion for the swirl flap motor....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-02-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By rippjd
Carbon Build Up (CBU) on E70 35d w/ 72k + Fault Code 46B7

I searched for a CBU (Carbon Build Up) thread to add the photos of my recent intake manifold remove, clean and install, but didn't find a good one specific to the E70 X5 35d. If you have one I can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-01-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By rippjd
The bottom white portion IS the Alpina bumper....

The bottom white portion IS the Alpina bumper. You are supposed to cut off a piece of the normal (sport as you call it) bumper. This is what the BMW and genuine Alpina instructions call for. In fact...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-28-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By rippjd
I agree with your logic on the pre-NOx sensor...

I agree with your logic on the pre-NOx sensor going first...

Here's a few more pics for your research. I'm hoping the new sensor lasts another 70k miles.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-21-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,373
Posted By rippjd
I'm not sure this helps at all, but I was getting...

I'm not sure this helps at all, but I was getting the fault "4BB2 NOx sensor before DeNOx cat., plausibility NOx". I tried all the suggestions in the Rheingold test routine, but none eliminated the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-16-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By rippjd
USA instrument cluster will not be plug in play....

USA instrument cluster will not be plug in play. The km will not match and the tamper dot will illuminate.
I bought a used USA cluster, disassembled it to remove the plastic trim ring with MPH and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-11-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By rippjd
I don't think the DSC module can be coded. Look...

I don't think the DSC module can be coded. Look at the UIF (User Information Field) in INPA and you'll see the following:

ADR Gen. name JobStatus
29 DSC ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-11-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,636
Posted By rippjd
I purchased the 2006 - 2008 E65 E66 Rear Camera...

I purchased the 2006 - 2008 E65 E66 Rear Camera kit from ek1978. Several components were bad on the main board and in the external relay module, so I had to trace all the circuitry. I did take notes...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-10-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,283
Posted By rippjd
Yes, 2 more published in 2015. See the 2nd thread...

Yes, 2 more published in 2015. See the 2nd thread where I added those, plus 4 more I was missing.
Forum: 7 Series DIY 12-02-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,302
Posted By rippjd
Attached is an updated list of Service...

Attached is an updated list of Service Information Bulletins (SIB). If your Dealer refuses to assist, you can send me a PM and I will see if I have a copy. If so, I will post to this thread.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,949
Posted By rippjd
Transmission Faults and ABS light can be a poor...

Transmission Faults and ABS light can be a poor connection with the harness. See attachment.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By rippjd
To do it properly you should perform the retrofit...

To do it properly you should perform the retrofit using ISTA/P. I suspect that just adds the appropriate option (SA655 SATELITENRADIO //Digitales Satellitenradio (LL/US 03/04)) to your CAS and LM...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,739
Posted By rippjd
I temporarily installed the retrofit harness...

I temporarily installed the retrofit harness (power, ground, 1 wire to CAS, 2 wires to communication bus terminal near right fog light) and plugged in the ACC2 unit. I took several pictures of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 183,706
Posted By rippjd
I mentioned it in Post #608 above... but to copy...

I mentioned it in Post #608 above... but to copy from the UIF special function:

ADR Gen. name JobStatus ZB No. VIN No. Date
36 TEL/MULF OKAY 9149614 29.12.2006

You...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,748
Posted By rippjd
I've been pleased with products from this...

I've been pleased with products from this company: http://www.leatherique.com/
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,638
Posted By rippjd
I believe this is what it looks like. Part number...

I believe this is what it looks like. Part number hasn't changed, but apparently there were hardware improvements (the photo shows HW04).
If anyone needs to buy a used one, send me a PM.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,739
Posted By rippjd
Did you install the ACC or ACC2 sensor? Based on...

Did you install the ACC or ACC2 sensor? Based on the below document, the ACC2 is better in curves with the wider beam angle.
If ACC, you should be able to convert to ACC2 with a new mounting bracket...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 183,706
Posted By rippjd
Everything works with the TCU1.5 installed in my...

Everything works with the TCU1.5 installed in my pre-facelift USA spec 745i; keypad, SVS, bluetooth, phonebook download, missed call notification in central display (little envelope)... the only...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-27-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,739
Posted By rippjd
I'll have a retrofit kit (complete harness from a...

I'll have a retrofit kit (complete harness from a 2008 7er, radar sensor and cruise control lever) in a couple weeks, all with <35k miles. I was going to install it on my car, but if someone wants to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-24-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 37,772
Posted By rippjd
By the end of the year I plan to have a complete...

By the end of the year I plan to have a complete RSE (Rear Seat Entertainment) harness available. It will be pulled from a 2008 E65 (short wheel base) and will include the wiring from the Video...
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