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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-10-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By stevenathas
bumpski

Bump
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By stevenathas
Thanks GKent. I haven't messed with DIS very...

Thanks GKent. I haven't messed with DIS very much. I'm still green to all this diagnostic software.

This explanation was great though, so I really appreciate you taking the time to go over all the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By stevenathas
Thanks for the response KaileSvick... I know a...

Thanks for the response KaileSvick... I know a few of the module names based on the acronyms that are used, but the majority are unknown to me. I used the functional jobs method to retrieve the error...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By stevenathas
Red face Error Codes from INPA

Hello Everyone,

I have searched the entire internet looking for these codes. I found a few, but the majority are not found when I google search or look on this forum. Was wondering if anyone could...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-27-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By stevenathas
@Busarider I don't think it's the thermostat...

@Busarider I don't think it's the thermostat because the engine isn't overheating. I'm thinking the hose clamp just failed because of the increased pressure after my acceleration. I'm pretty sure...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-27-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By stevenathas
Was confused by the hose

You're right. I noticed a few days ago that the hose popped off the at the plastic attachment attached to the radiator. The "O-ring/clamp" failed and the rubber hose came off. I don't have the money...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By stevenathas
Exclamation Any working Links??

Can anyone give me a link for a working copy of BMW Tools? I heard that 2.12 is only in German (unless you know a work around). Any working copy would be greatly appreciated. I'm worried about...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By stevenathas
Nice!

Thank you my good sir:thumbup::roundel:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By stevenathas
Gotta get the codes cleared. I have the same...

Gotta get the codes cleared. I have the same error on my iDrive. From my understanding it's fairly common... Usually either a sensor mat, battery issues, or just an erroneous code. I'm going to just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By stevenathas
Exclamation Inpa & tis

:dunno:Hey everyone, I know this has been talked about before but all of the links made available on the forums are outdated and no longer work.

I bought some cables and some software from EBay...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-21-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By stevenathas
So I checked the oil and the levels were really...

So I checked the oil and the levels were really low. Luckily tho, no coolant in there. I did see some moisture coming from the exhaust tho; not sure if that's normal. I removed the old clamp and put...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By stevenathas
Yeah, the hose is fairly easily pulled off even...

Yeah, the hose is fairly easily pulled off even when clipped. I had an oil change about 6 months ago... maybe 2000 miles. Not very long ago at all. I'm trying to not tighten the hose too much because...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,272
Posted By stevenathas
Upper Radiator Hose keeps popping off

The upper radiator hose on my car started randomly popping off this week. I'm terrified that this is going to be a big fix. I put the hose back into position and replaced the hose clamp with a brand...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By stevenathas
Can anyone point me somewhere where I don't have...

Can anyone point me somewhere where I don't have to pay $200 to get my codes cleared in woodland hills or surrounding area? Lol
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-13-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By stevenathas
Errors and battery registration

Hey everyone,

I was a bonehead and didn't register my battery once I installed a new one. Now I'm getting the passenger side airbag error from out of nowhere. My radio has no bass at times and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-05-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By stevenathas
:thumbup::thumbup::drive:

:thumbup::thumbup::drive:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-05-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Nice!! Yeah, once I took the off the fan and...

Nice!! Yeah, once I took the off the fan and plastics, I noticed that water pump, oil pump and some of the other pesky things that fail over the years are fairly easy to get to on this car. You're...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-04-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Alright lol... So I know this is a bit late but I...

Alright lol... So I know this is a bit late but I finally finished the alternator replacement for my car. Even though I was pretty broke the last few paychecks I pony'd up and mad a small sacrifice...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Well my next step us to repair the one I have. I...

Well my next step us to repair the one I have. I really don't want to spend 700 bucks on another alternator so I'm basically on the hunt for the appropriate bearings needed as BMW no longer makes it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
LOL fantastic:dunno: !! well back to the...

LOL fantastic:dunno: !! well back to the automotive stores for a replacement then. worst part about it is that I need put everything back together now only to have to remove it all again next week....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
I'm sure since i've gotten this far, I can get...

I'm sure since i've gotten this far, I can get the rest done. I really appreciate the offer though. I'm just confused as to why everybody says that my cars alternator should be air cooled and it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Hey everyone, Alright so this is where i'm...

Hey everyone,

Alright so this is where i'm at, at this point. Alternator is out and the replacement I bought was an aircooled alternator as per my cars factory specs (that's what BMW said after...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-01-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Hey K77, KeifR and Wilson009 hav a write up about...

Hey K77, KeifR and Wilson009 hav a write up about replacing that gasket. If you look up KeifR's flikr site, there are a lot of pictures that were taken through the process. Good luck!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-01-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Yeah Expo, seems like its a do-able job. Good...

Yeah Expo, seems like its a do-able job. Good luck on your repair! Figured I can take a weekend to do a job that would ordinarily cost 1300 bucks.
Thanks for the link Rookie!! I really appreciate...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-01-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,707
Posted By stevenathas
Unhappy 2003 745i NEED HELP WITH ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT

Hey Everyone,

Soooo, my alternator seized up over this weekend. I've seen a few write ups about replacing the gasket for the alternator mount, but I haven't seen anything detailed regarding...
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