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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,829
Posted By rome5982
Same problem here with my 328. The only...

Same problem here with my 328. The only intermittent ability that I see is in automatic mode - someone please tell me how to do intermittent in manual if I am incorrect. And when I am using...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-11-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By rome5982
I am having this intermittent rattling sound...

I am having this intermittent rattling sound coming from the headliner to the left of the center console on the ceiling also. When I apply pressure there with my hand the rattle goes away. Anu...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,058
Posted By rome5982
To remove tension on the belt you need to turn...

To remove tension on the belt you need to turn the tensioner pulley clockwise (see #2 from this link - there is a star socket at about the 1:00 position that you use)...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-31-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By rome5982
bump, both of my timing covers are leaking...

bump,

both of my timing covers are leaking too, how hard to change the gasket?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By rome5982
Yes, and I tried that but it still shows a...

Yes, and I tried that but it still shows a malfunction fault. I will check out the control unit this week when I get some time.

I live in South Florida = Flat, so never used the auto-P.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By rome5982
never used the auto-P feature

never used the auto-P feature
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,979
Posted By rome5982
Same thing happened to me yesterday. I manually...

Same thing happened to me yesterday. I manually disengaged. Did you get yours fixed? What was the solution if you did. Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,158
Posted By rome5982
Update - Another symptom was that the car...

Update -

Another symptom was that the car would run with no faults until the A/C was turned on and then it would produce a failsafe fault shortly thereafter.

I purchased the OEM voltage...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,058
Posted By rome5982
I removed my alternator (air cooled) and then...

I removed my alternator (air cooled) and then replaced the voltage regulator. It was a little tricky getting the alternator mounting holes to line-up since there was not a lot of room and the fit is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,058
Posted By rome5982
I am preparing to remove my alternator to replace...

I am preparing to remove my alternator to replace the voltage regulator. Did you wind up having to remove the coolant hose routed to the thermostat? It would be great if that extra work (coolant...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,158
Posted By rome5982
Thank you for the oscilloscope trace. I do have...

Thank you for the oscilloscope trace. I do have access to one so I will try it. I already ordered a voltage regulator. Do you know if the "bad" plot showing a phase issue is indicative of a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,158
Posted By rome5982
OK, I am the latest to joint the transmission...

OK, I am the latest to joint the transmission failsafe fault club. Symptoms -

- Car intermittingly gets the failsafe mode warning and the dynamic stability warning (picture with car leaning to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,680
Posted By rome5982
How do I access the secret menu in order to...

How do I access the secret menu in order to monitor voltage? I know how to get to the service interval/reset menu but that is used while the car is not running.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,577
Posted By rome5982
Thats a good price. I just paid $20 for each...

Thats a good price. I just paid $20 for each sensor at the dealer (and that was with my BMWCCA discount). But on the upside........I got to checkout the new M3..............awesome.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By rome5982
Can we change service interval mileage setting?

I know how to reset the service warnings/codes. My question is about changing the default mileage and/or time periods. I want to change the oil service mileage to 7000. Is there a way that we can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,577
Posted By rome5982
This is exactly what I just did, and now I have...

This is exactly what I just did, and now I have the same -7000 warning. Replaced all brakes and rotors then did the final "reset".......................and now I have the brake warning! Very good...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By rome5982
Awesome, thanks for the feedback. Any issues...

Awesome, thanks for the feedback. Any issues with clearing any codes or faults?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,053
Posted By rome5982
I have flushed the brakes on my 02 Dodge Ram...

I have flushed the brakes on my 02 Dodge Ram truck and 99 323i BMW. It is time for my 04 745i and I am thinking that it should be the same process, but you never know with the 7 series, so I am...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-10-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,253
Posted By rome5982
No, service warranties/contracts are additional.

No, service warranties/contracts are additional.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,253
Posted By rome5982
Do not go with this sleezy company. They are not...

Do not go with this sleezy company. They are not bumper-to-bumper as they claim. They offer an "inclusive" warranty which only covers exactly what is specifically stated in the the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,706
Posted By rome5982
I just did a very comprehensive comparison of...

I just did a very comprehensive comparison of many aftermarket repair warranties. Bottom line, there are "inclusive" warranties and "exclusive" ones. Our vehicles need the "exclusive" type because...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 736,634
Posted By rome5982
Thanks. They help to protect the property. If I...

Thanks. They help to protect the property. If I could only keep the male from peeing on my wheels right after I wash the car...................
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,964
Views: 736,634
Posted By rome5982
2004 745i Sport

2004 745i Sport
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,971
Posted By rome5982
This is what what my invoice states concerning...

This is what what my invoice states concerning the seal that was replaced which absolutely fixed my noise:

"Customer states there is excessive wind noise from sunroof area at high speeds when...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-12-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By rome5982
The sport has high gloss shadowline black trim, 3...

The sport has high gloss shadowline black trim, 3 spoke steering wheel, sport suspension (lower ride height), and pearl leather grade seats.
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