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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Talking Genius! took a look at the You Tube video and...

Genius!
took a look at the You Tube video and that was the problem, no more rattles peace at last Big smiles!

thanks again
:D
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Wink just saw this post as i am going to attack this...

just saw this post as i am going to attack this rattle again, i think i got the wring bit. should i wedge the felt between the plastic and the car, the plastic piece that the rear belt goes through?...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
great news, like the rims by the way!

great news, like the rims by the way!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Problem Solved! The problem lay finally in...

Problem Solved!

The problem lay finally in the Drive/Prop shaft and specifically with the prop shaft mount and latterley the CV joint. I have had these replaced and the vibration has all but gone....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
TUF are you getting 2 people muddled, as it...

TUF

are you getting 2 people muddled, as it was me who hit the boulder!

should collect my car in the next couple of days, new doughnut and cerntre bearing!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Great, sounds like an easy fix. I should get it...

Great, sounds like an easy fix. I should get it back tomorrow from the garage. New driveshaft bearing being fitted:(
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Great ill have to get onto it. How did you...

Great ill have to get onto it. How did you actually get the rear seat out? Was it easy to do?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
did you ever get to the bottom of your rattle?

did you ever get to the bottom of your rattle?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Hi all It seems some of you have resolved...

Hi all

It seems some of you have resolved the problem with smaller/larger rims and experimenting with different tyre pressures, I however have a different tale to tell:

I managed to find a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Thanks everyone for your help so far I can tell...

Thanks everyone for your help so far I can tell you that there is nothing more frustrating and disappointing than not enjoying your drive!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Csmeance. Thanks for getting in touch. ...

Csmeance.

Thanks for getting in touch.

The vibration is felt through the seat and a little through the steering wheel. It's generally worse around 55 moh and the frequency increases with speed....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Question To be honest I don't know, they inflated them...

To be honest I don't know, they inflated them when the tyres were replaces Andi haven't checked!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-17-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
I have today called a few garages and have found...

I have today called a few garages and have found one who will put the car on a rolling road to see exactly wher e the vibration is coming from. I'm reasonably confident its not the wheeles.

I've...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Unhappy Thanks Sirstopher. Yea had it checked out by...

Thanks Sirstopher.

Yea had it checked out by a BMW specialist although not a dealer, he suggested a mis shaped rear tyre which prompted its change. The fitter saw the buckle which prompted the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,102
Posted By Ultimate7
Devastated!

Fellow 7 owners I hoped I might have solved my vibration issues with 4 refurbed wheels and new tyres at considerable expense only to find she still feels like I'm driving up a cobbled street,. I took...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Ultimate7
its at max! The incomming call alert sounds via...

its at max! The incomming call alert sounds via the box but nothing is heard via the handset...people can hear me but i cant hear them, just seems dead :(
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Ultimate7
Angry Telephone Handset Problem

Hi All

I have a BMW telephone handset built into the rear armrest. Its a simple plastic wired handset the version is HA107 V1

I have managed to fix the sim card holder and fitted my new sim...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Yes I'm sure there are others with e same issue,...

Yes I'm sure there are others with e same issue, with the roads here in the uk as smooth as a an alligators back bone the rattling is a real pain and takes the edge off the driving experience
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Yes that's exactly the problem. I have checked...

Yes that's exactly the problem. I have checked all the fittings in the CD CVD GPS NAV compartments and all looks secure, to me it sounds like its coming from inside the car.
I have also removed the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-22-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ultimate7
Annoying Rattle GGRRRRRRRRRR

:cry:
Hi all,
when cornering i get a loud metalic rattling noise from the behind the rear passenger seats. it is a little better with the centre arm rest up.
I have pushed and pulled all the trim...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Ultimate7
Got IT!!!

Right,,i disconnected the comfort access module but must not have left it long enough because having left it overnight the car went to sleep properly and the battery was fine this morning yipeee and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Ultimate7
Having looked at a number of threads this looked...

Having looked at a number of threads this looked like a possible candidate. Unfortunately however the problem is still there :(

I did find the battery switch which when in the off position does...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Ultimate7
Thanks all! I have disconnected the battery...

Thanks all!

I have disconnected the battery for 30 mins and still have the same issue. I have the sports model and si prob not the comfort package although I won't rule anything out. Where will I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Ultimate7
750i won't power down

Hi all.
Got an issue with the car not powering down and draining the battery. Usually upon locking the car eletric seat button remains lit together with the ignition switch for about 15 mins whilst...
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