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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By mikewerks
Glad to hear the white smoke has cleared up as...

Glad to hear the white smoke has cleared up as none of these repairs would allow coolant to enter the combustion chamber.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-03-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By mikewerks
As DMAX said sunroof drain clogged. Happened to...

As DMAX said sunroof drain clogged. Happened to me as well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-26-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,502
Posted By mikewerks
Old enough to know what to do but young enough...

Old enough to know what to do but young enough not to listen..
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-25-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By mikewerks
All done no programming, car runs just as good as...

All done no programming, car runs just as good as she did before and no CEL.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-24-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By mikewerks
I was just concerned there maybe a larger under...

I was just concerned there maybe a larger under lying issue. Thanks again for taking the time to reply.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-24-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By mikewerks
Parts in hand going to install tomorrow. I too...

Parts in hand going to install tomorrow. I too was concerned about reprogramming.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By mikewerks
It's been cold up here and the 7 doesn't get...

It's been cold up here and the 7 doesn't get driven much so your charge expiation makes sense. I will put it on a trickle charge overnight and see what that brings. Will report back. Thanks for the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By mikewerks
Idle speed question

Our 02' 745 seems to idle at 500RPM or 750RPM when at operating temp. No in between no fluctuation just 500 or 750. A/C turned off/on makes no difference. Sometimes I can blip the throttle and it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By mikewerks
A+ great photo!

A+ great photo!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,593
Posted By mikewerks
400 for that job is a great price.

400 for that job is a great price.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By mikewerks
When I did my belt tensoner I just replaced it as...

When I did my belt tensoner I just replaced it as an assembly you maybe able to get away with just the roller. But good thinking on replacing the belts and rollers as they will be off to facilitate...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By mikewerks
Crush ring part number 11317507432 I got this...

Crush ring part number 11317507432 I got this item from autohaus AZ. I also ordered the necessary orings to redo my vanos solenoids same source.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By mikewerks
Big o-ring available from aftermarket supplier....

Big o-ring available from aftermarket supplier. Crush ring I was referring to is for the chain tensoner not OPS. Part number for alt bracket gasket 12 31 7 507 807
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By mikewerks
Just replaced my alt bracket gasket. Next on the...

Just replaced my alt bracket gasket. Next on the list vac pump has a gasket behind it and also chain tensioner has a crush washer that is also a source for leaks. Alternator bracket was the main...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-13-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,593
Posted By mikewerks
All done. Glad I had lots of extensions and some...

All done. Glad I had lots of extensions and some good quality swivels.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By mikewerks
Replaced mine at 120. Found out it was going by...

Replaced mine at 120. Found out it was going by holding the fan and slightly pushing it toward the front then pulling toward the rear of the car. The bearing was going and could feel the slack in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,593
Posted By mikewerks
Good read. Going to tackle my alt bracket gasket...

Good read. Going to tackle my alt bracket gasket this week.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,118
Posted By mikewerks
I have one that works intermittently and when it...

I have one that works intermittently and when it doesn't work it takes out the PDC system. Have a replacement just have to get it painted or see if I can swap the outer casing over to the new one.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By mikewerks
Unfortunately thats not the case as I have a...

Unfortunately thats not the case as I have a Sprint Booster..
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By mikewerks
Any success?

Any success?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By mikewerks
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By mikewerks
I had a similar issue with mine after RE&RE the...

I had a similar issue with mine after RE&RE the manifold. Ended up being one of the orange intake gaskets had dropped out of position, had a major air leak and of course would not start. I used a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-01-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By mikewerks
Any further input? I still think it maybe the cam...

Any further input? I still think it maybe the cam to cam tensioner PN# 11311435026. While doing the Head gasket job the locking pins did slip out on both tensioners and I simply re-compressed them to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-16-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By mikewerks
Yes I did replace the main timing chain...

Yes I did replace the main timing chain tensioner. A little history on the car. I bought the car after it over heated on the previous owner. I myself had not driven the car previous to replacing the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By mikewerks
97' 540i warm engine knock

Need some of your input on a knock (sounds like top end right front) today I finished changing the timing chain and all the guides in our m62 hoping to eliminate a knock I've noticed that comes on...
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