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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By HerbP
PM replied to, but the hose might not have been...

PM replied to, but the hose might not have been installed?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By HerbP
I would just connect the charger on 2 amps & let...

I would just connect the charger on 2 amps & let the green light come on. I would not suggest using the engine crank mode. When you remove the battery from the car you risk the chance of damaging the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By HerbP
I probably told you to do that. I would never...

I probably told you to do that. I would never charge the battery with the HF charger with more than 10 amps, in the AGM mode. The 40 amp could damage the DME, & it should always be charged from under...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By HerbP
I would suggest changing your transmission fluid...

I would suggest changing your transmission fluid due to the age of it. BMW states long life fluid, but it is not. If you can not do this, go find a local Independent BMW shop that can do this for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By HerbP
Glad you found the problem.

Glad you found the problem.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By HerbP
That is a heck of a price to change out the...

That is a heck of a price to change out the alternator o-ring. I would have the valve cover & upper timing gaskets inspected. The drivers side upper timing cover gasket can make the alternator o-ring...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By HerbP
I agree with Chris on the brakes, Akebono have...

I agree with Chris on the brakes, Akebono have worked fine for me. I prefer the Continental tires for a better ride, but 15 to 20k miles the rear tires usually wear out due to the amount of Camber in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By HerbP
I currently have my 750 tranny valve body apart....

I currently have my 750 tranny valve body apart. The Mechatronic's adapter came out in 3 pieces. I had some hard 1 - 2 shifts, & some sluggish shifts at low speed. With the adapter leaking fluid...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By HerbP
Did you charge the battery for 12 hours before...

Did you charge the battery for 12 hours before trying clearing the error. What program did he use, & how did he perform the diagnostics?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By HerbP
I have had this error 1 time on my 750 when the...

I have had this error 1 time on my 750 when the battery was going bad. After I replaced the battery & charged it for 12 hours overnight, I could clear the error. The error has to be cleared in the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By HerbP
Due to BMW having so many engine & turbo...

Due to BMW having so many engine & turbo problems, they tried to blame their problems on other people. Anyone who tells you to run an oil for 15k mile oil changes, is asking for trouble. They change...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like you could have several problems? I...

It sounds like you could have several problems? I would drop the valve body & inspect the Mechatronic's adapter when the valve body is lowered. You can let id own enough to access the adapter seal, &...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By HerbP
Your Welcome!

Your Welcome!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 667
Posted By HerbP
Kevin, Here is all I found, I hope that is...

Kevin,

Here is all I found, I hope that is what you need.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By HerbP
The strut bar is the v shaped tube just above the...

The strut bar is the v shaped tube just above the motor. There are only 4 bolts to check.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By HerbP
7 Series wheels will fit, just make sure the...

7 Series wheels will fit, just make sure the offset is correct. Specs below for all BMW wheels. I would also not recommend putting any leak stop in the engine.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By HerbP
Change your oil every 5k to 7.5k miles to prevent...

Change your oil every 5k to 7.5k miles to prevent oil seal problems if it is not to late. I would also go ahead & change your tranny pan/filter & fluid. If you decide to do this yourself, make sure...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 55,189
Posted By HerbP
You can connect the battery on top of the shock...

You can connect the battery on top of the shock tower post. There is usually a ground wire connected there, so I usually connect mine there.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By HerbP
I would measure your battery voltage under the...

I would measure your battery voltage under the hood, or have someone measure it for you. Anything under 12 volts can make to car run bad. The alternator should be putting out 14.24 volts. If you have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By HerbP
The Lemforder tension struts are the BMW control...

The Lemforder tension struts are the BMW control arms, & easy to install, no special tools required. If you had the car aligned recently, they should have seen the problem. Hvae you checked all of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,663
Posted By HerbP
Hope you get better Wes, sorry to hear about your...

Hope you get better Wes, sorry to hear about your problem.

Get Well Fast!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By HerbP
There are 4 control arm on the front of the car....

There are 4 control arm on the front of the car. At that mileage the tension struts are most likely the ones that have failed. The control arms are easy to change, & cost around 120.00 each. It takes...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,663
Posted By HerbP
Good to see you back Wes!

Good to see you back Wes!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-11-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By HerbP
Your phone will sync Bluetooth for phone calls...

Your phone will sync Bluetooth for phone calls only, not music.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By HerbP
That looks like fun, it would be a good trick to...

That looks like fun, it would be a good trick to try with your new M6 Greg!

I'm in!
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