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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By dawg1
Will this iPhone adapter cable work ?

I have a 2004 645ci. I understand it will require coding but would the following ebay cable work in my car or is it just certain years? Thanks.



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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-30-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By dawg1
I got up under there and was able to move the oil...

I got up under there and was able to move the oil filter cover by hand so it was loose. It was also covered in oil. I cleaned it and tightened down with a socket so hoping that is all it was. Will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-28-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By dawg1
New Oil Leak under car have pic 645ci

I found a big oil puddle directly under the flap where the oil plug and filter are. I haven't had my oil changed recently so it can't be trapped old oil that fell. I jacked the car up and ran my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-04-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
Update: To access the secondary air pump I did...

Update: To access the secondary air pump I did have to remove the passenger tire and pull back the wheel well. The sound from my youtube video isn't coming from the pump but when I disconnect it,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
If I'm looking at the right thing, from above I...

If I'm looking at the right thing, from above I think I can see the top of the pump. It looks like you take off the passenger tire and wheel well to get to it. Does that sound correct?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
Herb - where is the pump located?

Herb - where is the pump located?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-02-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
NEW development. I still haven't gotten my...

NEW development. I still haven't gotten my p0491 code fixed yet -- mainly to the cost involved to get to that hose and valve. BUT now I have a loud, grinding (?) type sound at startup that lasts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-21-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By dawg1
CCV valve on passenger side was torn. Replaced...

CCV valve on passenger side was torn. Replaced them both. The caps were hard to get off without breaking the brittle plastic but was able (the new caps didn't have the hose nipple). Car now idles...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-14-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By dawg1
I think the recall was for a hose that attaches...

I think the recall was for a hose that attaches to the top of the vac pump -- that was replaced on mine.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
So I really need to find someone with that...

So I really need to find someone with that software? Is that something only the dealer will have or are they common? The software would say specifically what is wrong?
Thanks.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-09-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
...so if I have parts 1 (y pressure hose) and 8...

...so if I have parts 1 (y pressure hose) and 8 (valve) replaced, there's a very good chance I will resolve code p0491? Just want to double-check before I spend the money. Are there any other parts...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By dawg1
New Problem - Now car shutting off at idle

I recently had a thread going about my p0491 code. After learning that costs at least 1k to fix and still might not be resolved, I have a new and bigger issue. My car is cutting off at stoplights...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-26-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
HerbP, Hi. I'm in Savannah. Your reply...

HerbP,
Hi. I'm in Savannah. Your reply mentions cleaning out ports(?). How do you know if it's that versus just needing a hose or valve?

Yorgi,
You mention the code means pump or hose (?). ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-25-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
Yeah it's code p0491 -- Secondary air pump,...

Yeah it's code p0491 -- Secondary air pump, bank1. From what I've read it could be the bank 1 valve and/or the hoses that run under the manifold (which I understand is very hard to ever get to). ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-25-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
In those posts people were saying all types of...

In those posts people were saying all types of different things. I don't have a weird noise. Others said carbon buildup -- costs 10k?! All of this sounds a bit sketchy. I guess it isn't an easy...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-24-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,436
Posted By dawg1
Fault Code Help p0491

I have "increased emissions" fault code p0491 ( secondary air pump bank 1). I took it to a shop and they said it could be all types of things. I really would like a more specific diagnosis if at...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
ok, thanks for any pics. i don't understand...

ok, thanks for any pics. i don't understand about the oil on top of that pump though. i cleaned that pump, drove the car around and then could see the new oil there. did you see the top of vac pic...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
6dude, are you thinking I may have 2 leaks --...

6dude, are you thinking I may have 2 leaks -- second being from the oil switch? What about that oil in the last pic on top of the vac pump?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
another thing to mention maybe is that in between...

another thing to mention maybe is that in between the few drops of oil and the large puddle, I did have an oil change -- wonder if that puddle was from a spill of oil or something along those lines...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
Here are some more pics. The first shows how...

Here are some more pics. The first shows how much oil I now have leaking -- went from no leaks, to a few drops, now to this. The second pic shows the obvious leak (unless I have 2 that developed at...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
Update: car now pouring oil- huge puddle in...

Update: car now pouring oil- huge puddle in garage?! I cleaned the motor and the oil is coming out the top of the vacuum pump where that tube enters the top. So does that pump need replacing? Was...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
Thanks for the link. Just to clarify, I do have...

Thanks for the link. Just to clarify, I do have to remove that vacuum pump to get to the oil switch right?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
thanks for the comments. I rubbed my hand...

thanks for the comments. I rubbed my hand underneath that pump (around those wires) and saw fresh oil so it must be coming from that (?). Is the oil sending unit under that too? I don't want to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,502
Posted By dawg1
645ci Oil Leak help - have pic

Just started seeing a few drops of oil on garage floor. I looked at engine and if standing at the front looking down at engine, it appears to be coming from the front of the motor towards the left. I...
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