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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By A B Able Truck
I just purchased the parts needed to service my...

I just purchased the parts needed to service my 6hp26;
filter & fluid
bridge seal adapter
sleeve seals (4)
shipping
Just under $300 from thectsc.com
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By A B Able Truck
As a mechanic for over 35 years and the owner of...

As a mechanic for over 35 years and the owner of countless car & trucks I say; If you enjoy your free time, money and current piece of mind, stay away from BMW.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By A B Able Truck
Interesting read - follow the links; ...

Interesting read - follow the links;

http://forums.anandtech.com/archive/index.php/t-2244133.html

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
You actually talked with someone at CTSC???? I...

You actually talked with someone at CTSC???? I have 2 complaints about their service - no phone support & related service parts are in different locations (and e-mails are only returned in evening...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
452270 $21.74 at thectsc.com

452270
$21.74 at thectsc.com
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By A B Able Truck
I don't have any experience with the N52/N54 but;...

I don't have any experience with the N52/N54 but;
- There is a recall on the waste gate issue
- There should be check valve(s) in the side of the head or block to keep the oil primed
- If you have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By A B Able Truck
if your car has the jumper post under the hood...

if your car has the jumper post under the hood (drivers side) check that connection (bolt). I think that is a starter wire junction and it may be loose or has a bad connection (clean contact points).
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By A B Able Truck
I had this happen on another make of vehicle and...

I had this happen on another make of vehicle and it ended up being the gear indicator switch (aka neutral safety switch).

On a BMW I think it's called a potentiometer - this switch tells the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By A B Able Truck
If they cover the booster a second time - which...

If they cover the booster a second time - which is very unlikely, you have to meet certain criteria for it to be a warrantied repair (oil in line??).
It could also be your vacuum pump or line...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By A B Able Truck
** I just serviced my 6hp26 ** The parts list...

** I just serviced my 6hp26 **
The parts list shows the pan/filter, connector sleeve & mechatronic seal adapter - but you also need the sealing sleeve kit slk_26_28_32 ($21.74) which is not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By A B Able Truck
You can contact this guy ...

You can contact this guy

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654634&highlight=

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By A B Able Truck
At the dealer with money in hand - it's a done...

At the dealer with money in hand - it's a done deal. Nothing left but post photos, questions and sleepless nights.
And welcome to the family - Add Bimmerfest to your favorites.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By A B Able Truck
Smile You can always do what my wife did, date a...

You can always do what my wife did, date a mechanic.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By A B Able Truck
I can't believe there is no response to this...

I can't believe there is no response to this thread yet? Let me start the laundry list (or just read thru the threads);
- Valve stem seals
(would include valve cover gaskets)
- Trans. valve body...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By A B Able Truck
Because the oil pan is the low point and you said...

Because the oil pan is the low point and you said you had all the other (higher point) leaks repaired. Double check that the oil pan is actually leaking, it's not something else leaking above it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
I noticed with my service that I had to put a...

I noticed with my service that I had to put a full 5.75 liters plus fluid in before it would work correctly. I thought I was level and I felt I was doing it correctly, but initially it only wanted...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
May be related; ...

May be related;

http://www.revolutionautomotiveservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/SI-Trans-Bulletin.pdf

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
Old vrs New 449957

Old vrs New
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
Old vrs New 449956

Old vrs New
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-05-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
I ordered the seals for my 6HP26 and a filter...

I ordered the seals for my 6HP26 and a filter kit. I'll try to service it this weekend and let you know how it turns out.
My trans shifts hard at low RPM/torque and is getting worse. Notice it can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By A B Able Truck
I'll try to help since nobody else is, but I have...

I'll try to help since nobody else is, but I have a 2006 with a N62. Here's a link to info threads and I have a book, so do you want the component locations as applicable to your ?N52 N54 ??
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
You didn't touch the link above the YouTube...

You didn't touch the link above the YouTube videos???????

https://www.thectsc.com

Although I placed my first resale order today and it's a pain to register. Looks like they shipped my parts so...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,079
Posted By A B Able Truck
Info that may help; ZF Trans. Parts ...

Info that may help;

ZF Trans.
Parts
https://www.thectsc.com


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRrgmfM8VlQ

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=S8jcRd4gyWc q
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By A B Able Truck
This is how I work under my 550 - And tow her...

This is how I work under my 550 - And tow her home on occasion.
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By A B Able Truck
I was playing, but I read in another post...

I was playing, but I read in another post something about taking a coat hanger and inserting it into a couple of holes in the face to release the clip on a dash vent (it may apply to the rear as...
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