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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,138
Posted By adboles
Hey Guys, This week, I went to my INDY...

Hey Guys,
This week, I went to my INDY mechanic, and he reset the CEL light for me and told me to drive the car for at least 50 miles and come back the same day. I drove 54 miles went back to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,138
Posted By adboles
Hello Roadffrog and Fratan, I've been following...

Hello Roadffrog and Fratan,
I've been following this thread with special interest since my o2 745 has the same issue. Its my understanding that the Secondary air flow monitor, since it is a cold...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-09-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,138
Posted By adboles
makavelifaison, please reply with a link to the...

makavelifaison, please reply with a link to the DIY you mentioned, I can't seem to find it!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-17-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,442
Posted By adboles
Have you found a fix for the smoking after long...

Have you found a fix for the smoking after long idle issue yet?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,138
Posted By adboles
skrewyluie, go to this link and scroll down. ...

skrewyluie, go to this link and scroll down. http://www.turnermotorsport.com/BMW-E52/c-69-bmw-shark-injector-obd2-software-1996-2005-cars.aspx Do you know what engine number was in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,138
Posted By adboles
Regarding CEL nightmare help! Would someone...

Regarding CEL nightmare help! Would someone please send me the information for the software to trick the OBD and by pass the secondary air flow codes 0491 and 0492. I am dealing with the same...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-03-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
mrringtone, please let us know if this corrects...

mrringtone, please let us know if this corrects the secondary air flow too low problem that causes the codes 0491 and 0492 to show up. I would like to talk to him and ask him if he can share how he...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-03-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
More llike times ten italiano. But somettimes if...

More llike times ten italiano. But somettimes if feels like BMW bumps it times 1,000.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
hello mrringtone, Was that a misprint,$200.00...

hello mrringtone,
Was that a misprint,$200.00 (two hundred dollars) to take the heads off a 745?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,911
Posted By adboles
hello 745128, The codes 0491 and 0492 are...

hello 745128,
The codes 0491 and 0492 are exempt form obd testing in Tennessee. If they find these codes, the are required to give a Tail pipe test. The secondary air flow system is for cold...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,911
Posted By adboles
Hellow 745128. My 02 745i has been running great...

Hellow 745128. My 02 745i has been running great too, with the SEL light on most of this year. It currently has about 158,000 miles on it. At first the codes were o491 and 0492, but a recent check...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By adboles
StraightRavAge, Is your car still in warranty? ...

StraightRavAge, Is your car still in warranty? If it is, don't let them get away without addresing this problem, right away. I took mine in before the warranty expired and they gave it back to me...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-08-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,460
Posted By adboles
Has your BMW master mechanic ever seen new plugs...

Has your BMW master mechanic ever seen new plugs eleminate the 0491 and 0492 codes?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-06-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
tugman 3461, I'm looking forward to those...

tugman 3461, I'm looking forward to those pictures. My sel light came back on after only two cold starts. I'm assuming its still just bank one code 0491. I don't know why 0492, bank two, isn't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
I have been told that it takes at least two cold...

I have been told that it takes at least two cold start failures to get the codes. Mine is a delayed reaction also, about three miles or 5 minutes too. Looks like we have the same car, mine is an o2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
1172 scorp, It might be the valves but I'm pretty...

1172 scorp, It might be the valves but I'm pretty sure they have a differnt code, not positive, but I would check for separate codes before going to the shop. I'm thinking about checking the air...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
joej85, I was on an errand after my last post and...

joej85, I was on an errand after my last post and decided to swing by my indy shop and ask him to check my codes and reset the lights. This time, I only got one code 0491! I am pretty sure that is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
joej85, thanks for the detailed help! My dealer...

joej85, thanks for the detailed help! My dealer supposedly replaced all these hoses, valves etc, and came up with a final determination that the head were plugged with carbon build-up. They even...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,460
Posted By adboles
Here is a link to find ethanol free gas in your...

Here is a link to find ethanol free gas in your state. www.pure-gas.org
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,940
Posted By adboles
mrringtone, did the dealer tell you when you went...

mrringtone, did the dealer tell you when you went back that your heads had carbon build-up?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,460
Posted By adboles
Gentleman, I have the same problem on my 02 745i....

Gentleman, I have the same problem on my 02 745i. It has 155,000 miles on it but looks like its brand new. The car has always been serviced at BMW untlil recently. The code I get are 0491 and 0492,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-20-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,442
Posted By adboles
BMW quoted $11,000. $3,000 each for heads and...

BMW quoted $11,000. $3,000 each for heads and $5,000 labor.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,911
Posted By adboles
Bad news again guys. The third mechanic has...

Bad news again guys. The third mechanic has informed me that the codes 0491 and 0492 are because carbon has built up in my head ports. This is triggering these secondary air flow too low codes on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,061
Posted By adboles
All that has been double checked on mine and...

All that has been double checked on mine and everything is secure, wish it had been that simple. I'm hearing that the carbon build up in the heads is a real problem for the secondary air flow too...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By adboles
My secondary air flow problems are turning into a...

My secondary air flow problems are turning into a major issue. Car runs great, but SES light won't stay reset after replacing all secondary air components. 3 different mechanics including BMW's are...
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