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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-16-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By jdcraw
You can do it yourself from under hood. Search...

You can do it yourself from under hood. Search the DIY section, there are some how to videos. Really easy. No screws if you have small hands.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By jdcraw
It might be the head gasket seals. I had to get...

It might be the head gasket seals. I had to get that done too. When they remove the cover under you car you might find all of the oil that you've been losing...

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,358
Posted By jdcraw
By chance, Have you checked your fuel pumps? The...

By chance, Have you checked your fuel pumps? The car has 3. Two under the hood and 1 in the tank.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-12-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,689
Posted By jdcraw
Fyi- my alternator tested ok by Autozone, when it...

Fyi- my alternator tested ok by Autozone, when it was failing & going bad. If you search this site you'll find others who have experienced what you are going thru. Finally it died & I had to get...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,926
Posted By jdcraw
Sooooo, can somebody who know's 'how to', post...

Sooooo, can somebody who know's 'how to', post all that good information back on the 'Fest for future use. Can it be pulled from an archive some where?

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-27-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,465
Posted By jdcraw
2 under the hood one on each side of engine -...

2 under the hood one on each side of engine - these are $3k each to repair/replace (aka hpfp or high pressure fuel pump). And the one in the tank - which runs $500 to repair/replace.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,465
Posted By jdcraw
You know your car has 3 fuel pumps, Right? ...

You know your car has 3 fuel pumps, Right?

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,955
Posted By jdcraw
Bimmerfest is good reading in the wee a.m. hours....

Bimmerfest is good reading in the wee a.m. hours. That's when I usually check :)

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,323
Posted By jdcraw
Red face I followed tips from AceFx, check out his threads...

I followed tips from AceFx, check out his threads & YouTube videos. I think the DME module is where you might want to look. I'm 100% "dont know what-the-heck I'm doing". :D
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,323
Posted By jdcraw
In my case the battery kept draining. I tickle...

In my case the battery kept draining. I tickle charged it 3 times & it wouldn't hold. Autozone's analyzer also told me the battery & alt were charging correctly too. I noticed the car was sluggish &...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,323
Posted By jdcraw
I had that message a while back & replacing the...

I had that message a while back & replacing the Alternator fixed it.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,031
Posted By jdcraw
That looks very nice, I'm in the planning stage...

That looks very nice, I'm in the planning stage of a garage additional & driveway install too. I hope to complete it this fall.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series DIY 08-13-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,943
Posted By jdcraw
Muchas Gracias! jdcraw

Muchas Gracias!

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By jdcraw
Good question & Good answer! Thanks guys. ...

Good question & Good answer! Thanks guys.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By jdcraw
Don't know if you want to come 2 hrs. down I-95....

Don't know if you want to come 2 hrs. down I-95. but I recommend Sarek Auto in Colonial Heights, Va. You can Google them.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By jdcraw
Thanks for this thorough information Rookie ( &...

Thanks for this thorough information Rookie ( & Ace & Paper & others) in other post.

The screen display is the MMI right? And it will fit into a 2003 760li by just swapping it out? Then I program...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-04-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By jdcraw
It's there, but a pain in the butt to get to, and...

It's there, but a pain in the butt to get to, and just as bad when you want to remove whatever you have plugged in down there.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-31-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,973
Posted By jdcraw
Glad you had a great day, hope you have many...

Glad you had a great day, hope you have many more!

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-31-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,684
Posted By jdcraw
Our prayers go out for you & your family &...

Our prayers go out for you & your family & continued good health

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-21-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,218
Posted By jdcraw
It's always the greatest feeling when you get...

It's always the greatest feeling when you get problems with your car resloved. That feeling is priceless!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,218
Posted By jdcraw
Curious to hear what the part and problem is....

Curious to hear what the part and problem is. Glad your problem wasn't worse.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By jdcraw
Cool Thanks for the info. I was just curious.

Thanks for the info. I was just curious.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By jdcraw
BMW software

Hi all. Is BMW the only source for software updates? Can they be downloaded from somewhere.

jdcraw
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,768
Posted By jdcraw
Just curious, do you get your old parts when you...

Just curious, do you get your old parts when you go in for service? I would hate to think they aren't replacing the parts that you've paid for. But shops know how to squeeze new owners who don't know...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-14-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By jdcraw
Passenger side is bank 1, & that code sounds like...

Passenger side is bank 1, & that code sounds like cats gone bad.
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