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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
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Knocking noise?? Under car

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-29-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By chrisrees
Knocking noise?? Under car

Hi to this date my warranty won't authorize work unless there is a fault code the alternator stops working completely. So I'm stuck with this loud tick. However the car is in for a burst cooling pipe...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By chrisrees
Mechanic Las Vegas

Looking for a good mechanic in Las Vegas. Any recommendations?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By chrisrees
which plug is better?

Four bucks?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-22-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By chrisrees
Knocking noise?? Under car

I think you guys are right. My max ac didn't come on today until 20 min on the road.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-21-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By chrisrees
Knocking noise?? Under car

What is the cost of replacing the alternator?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By chrisrees
Knocking noise?? Under car

I've taken it in. They say its normal but seems to be getting louder.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEFFQUlkrxs


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBFTbuawdlw

Any idea?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By chrisrees
sound system

Logic 7 amp may need a replacement


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-07-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By chrisrees
Repairs by dealer or Indie shops?

Bimmer motor werks. Freddy is a great guy.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-06-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By chrisrees
Transmission jumps when stoping

Looks like history repeating same w e65/66


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-06-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By chrisrees
Transmission jumps when stoping

I'm so shocked at all these problems for such an expensive car. These cars for the price should go easily 200k miles without replacing major components such as tranny.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By chrisrees
Buy Extended Warranty or Sell?

Carchex!


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By chrisrees
Repairs by dealer or Indie shops?

A good Indy will extend your life of your warranty. They aren't as expensive as dealer and your warranty will have a $$ amount limit to it. When I lived in Dallas I had a great Indy. Now I live in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,593
Posted By chrisrees
2013 off to a good start. coil 3 needed...

2013 off to a good start. coil 3 needed replacing, leaking coolant hose and gaskets again a year later. $2000 charged to warranty.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-14-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By chrisrees
Two error messages with rough idle in reverse.

I'm thinking coils. It has a rough idle while in reverse.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-31-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By chrisrees
Google license plates South Dakota. You just need...

Google license plates South Dakota. You just need a mail box which I normally use for business anyway. ( or cancel anytime). No emissions, no inspection get plates by mail. $75 a year and a one time...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By chrisrees
It'll be my first and last BMW.

It'll be my first and last BMW.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-28-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By chrisrees
Or is someone else making the transmissions now?

Or is someone else making the transmissions now?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-28-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By chrisrees
Tranny

What's different with the newer tranny's ? I know the 02-08 are designed to last 80,000 miles (lol). Is BMW still making them.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,385
Posted By chrisrees
I've had all of the software updated. Some...

I've had all of the software updated. Some versions were really behind. Seems to now shift smoother, accelerate smoother, and shifting from p r d back p the thump is gone. And when starting car in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,385
Posted By chrisrees
BTW thanks for this, mine was almost a decade out...

BTW thanks for this, mine was almost a decade out of date. I will post the updated versions tomorrow.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By chrisrees
You are completely right, however, how long will...

You are completely right, however, how long will that new tranny last? Only another 80,000 miles?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By chrisrees
Pathetic that their tranny's can't last beyond...

Pathetic that their tranny's can't last beyond 100k miles. My friends range just had a tranny replaced at 79k miles. Same BMW tranny my car has. Pathetic. Just waiting for the day when mine goes out....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By chrisrees
This should be an e65/e66 book like where's Waldo.

This should be an e65/e66 book like where's Waldo.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-17-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By chrisrees
On a full tank it says empty. Replaced fuel gauge...

On a full tank it says empty. Replaced fuel gauge already but problem is back.
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