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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-21-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By braddah1000rr
750I too complex to figure all the gadgets. ...

750I too complex to figure all the gadgets. Probably able to do as you mentioned, I just haven't got to that point on using it. LOL!! Have a great day and thanks for the info.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-20-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By braddah1000rr
I keep my car in my garage. When I do set the...

I keep my car in my garage. When I do set the alarm, I only have one setting that I know of when I hit the arm button on my car alarm. Sorry if this doesn't help.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-19-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By braddah1000rr
$20 and about 1 minute to fix. Just unplug the...

$20 and about 1 minute to fix. Just unplug the sensor till you get the new one to avoid any problems. Like I mentioned, in the 750, it's located under the hood, passenger side somewhat below the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-19-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By braddah1000rr
Wow, that's weird. My alarm was triggering on...

Wow, that's weird. My alarm was triggering on it's own for some reason. After purchasing the Hood Latch and replacing it, no problem. All of $20.00 as I mentioned. Enjoy.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 10-12-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,545
Posted By braddah1000rr
There was a suggestion posted concerning the...

There was a suggestion posted concerning the problem by replacing the hood switch/latch. I spent $20 and replaced the switch, no problems. Ordered the item with Bavarian Auto Sport website,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-12-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By braddah1000rr
Guess I'm just tired of dealing with a supposed...

Guess I'm just tired of dealing with a supposed top notch car maker and dealership that basically doesn't stand behind their product when quality should be a priority for what BMW stands for. I'm at...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-11-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By braddah1000rr
No, actually did the sprintbooster myself. Got...

No, actually did the sprintbooster myself. Got tired of waiting about three seconds at a stop sign before I actually started moving. And yes, Jiffy Lube was where I brought the car. Seems the $80K...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-09-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,351
Posted By braddah1000rr
I tried the reset trick. Didn't do much. Bought...

I tried the reset trick. Didn't do much. Bought a sprintbooster which helped with the delay. Just got tranny fluid changed today at Jiffy Lube for $134.00 versus $500 or what ever it is at the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-09-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By braddah1000rr
Well, back from Jiffy Lube and $134.00...

Well, back from Jiffy Lube and $134.00 transmission fluid change. Car runs like new. Also have a sprintbooster installed which helps with the delay on accellerations from stop lights. Going to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-09-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,666
Posted By braddah1000rr
I'm scheduled to get a jolt that happens when...

I'm scheduled to get a jolt that happens when cruising at a slow speed or in traffic. Slight jolt but better than the 750 slam I had flixed 2 years ago, "suprisingly". Took a drive with a tech and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-03-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,189
Posted By braddah1000rr
Having to ignore a problem that should not exist...

Having to ignore a problem that should not exist with a quality car such a BMW is ridiculous. BMW should stand behind their vehicles and their customers. What would BMW having without customers, an...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-02-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,189
Posted By braddah1000rr
Had the same issue about a year and some months...

Had the same issue about a year and some months ago. Brought it to the dealer and replaced a module within the tranny and also did some software updates. I am again havnig to bring this car in for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,704
Posted By braddah1000rr
I've been doing some deep research on an extended...

I've been doing some deep research on an extended warranty. Seems there has been a lot of scamming and bad contracting going on for quite some time as in aftermarket warranties. Every company I've...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By braddah1000rr
Only thing I can recommend is bringing it to the...

Only thing I can recommend is bringing it to the dealer and have a tech drive it with while you're in the vehicle. With the hesitation I mentioned, the dealer acknowledged the delay but BMW has not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,297
Posted By braddah1000rr
True statement, but there goes your warranty...

True statement, but there goes your warranty according to the dealer. Can't modify the vehicle with the booster. Guess take it out prior to bring it in? LOL!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,978
Posted By braddah1000rr
have same issue with 750. it's the change over...

have same issue with 750. it's the change over from wire to throttle. now BMW uses computer to throttle. Takes the computer about 2 seconds to catch up from the time you push the gas pedal to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,297
Posted By braddah1000rr
Its the wire to throttle BMW got rid of. Now...

Its the wire to throttle BMW got rid of. Now computer to throttle. Takes the computer about 2 seconds to catch up to your foot pressing on the gas pedal. Sent a complaint to BMW Northwest about...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-10-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By braddah1000rr
Had the slam also. Brought in to the dealer. ...

Had the slam also. Brought in to the dealer. Needed software updates and a tranny module was installed. Have not had the problem since. It's now been 5 months. Smooth sailing.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-06-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By braddah1000rr
Well, back to square one. Went to dealer, had...

Well, back to square one. Went to dealer, had tech drive vehicle concerning the 2 second hesitation. Admitted there was a delay but currently there is nothing he could do about it. Concerns the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,742
Posted By braddah1000rr
Got 750I but I guess it doesn't matter what...

Got 750I but I guess it doesn't matter what series anymore. thanks.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-22-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,742
Posted By braddah1000rr
Well, just a note from a recent trip, 3 hours...

Well, just a note from a recent trip, 3 hours ago, from the BMW dealer with the acceleration delay issue. S/A agrees there is a lag, of course. What to do about it.....basically nothing since there...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By braddah1000rr
If you have to constantly reset your system, then...

If you have to constantly reset your system, then there is definately a problem. Best bet is to check on it and get it fixed. So far so good with my car. Best of luck.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By braddah1000rr
Believe it or not, but yes. Haven't had it...

Believe it or not, but yes. Haven't had it happen over 2 months now. Car needed a software update and a tranny module of some sort was installed. Now all I have is the 2 second delay on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By braddah1000rr
My intent is to have one of the mechanics take it...

My intent is to have one of the mechanics take it for a test drive versus hooking up to a computer and look for faults. It's a hassle but better than looking like I'm always getting whip lash when I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-12-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By braddah1000rr
I also tried the reset instructions: 1. put in...

I also tried the reset instructions: 1. put in key, 2 . push the start button with foot not on break pedal, 3. keep foot on gas pedal for 25 seconds, 4. then release, as posted on a previous forum...
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