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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 77,478
Posted By fratan
I would replace the bridge seal adapter which...

I would replace the bridge seal adapter which sits between the tranny and mechtronics. Sounds like the seal is cracked. How many miles? Around 100,000?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By fratan
I never read once that you need to replace the...

I never read once that you need to replace the motor mounts. How many miles on your E65? I drove a E46 with 250,000 and the motor mounts were fine.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By fratan
Yes, it's called the bridge seal adapter and that...

Yes, it's called the bridge seal adapter and that should fix your issue. Have you gotten any i messages on the dash? If that's not it then change your tranny fluid and rest adaptations in INPA.

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By fratan
The picture of my 750I doesn't look like it is...

The picture of my 750I doesn't look like it is falling apart. I have read a lot of threads like the last poster that has a warranty but will get rid of their 7 series once the warranty expires. If...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By fratan
At 100,000 miles, have them change out the bridge...

At 100,000 miles, have them change out the bridge seal adapter or mechatronics adapter as the previous member suggested. It is between the mechatronics and the transmission. This is a must since...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 924
Posted By fratan
Most of your repairs are because you have a...

Most of your repairs are because you have a warranty and the stealership makes money from the manufacturer on those repairs. I have a 2006 750I and bought it at 89,000 with no warranty. I had to do...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,473
Posted By fratan
Is your car leaking oil yet? If not you still...

Is your car leaking oil yet? If not you still have time. You still may get 20,000 more miles but if you start leaking oil from the alternator seal bracket then have them swap out the alternator...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,473
Posted By fratan
I just had my wife's 2004 745i alternator...

I just had my wife's 2004 745i alternator replaced and pulley. the labor to get to it and replace it was 3.5 hours. To do the alternator seal should be 4 hours max. You don't need to replace the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By fratan
People tell me that they use different weight...

People tell me that they use different weight oils in the engine. Some of the oil cleaners should be removed after a few hundred miles. I have always used 5w 30 in my n62. I'm curious to know if...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By fratan
How many miles on your car? The Guibo joint...

How many miles on your car? The Guibo joint replacement will help since you will get rid of the harsh downshift clunking noise. The bang in the rear happens to me once and a while and this is the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By fratan
I had to double check the part number when my...

I had to double check the part number when my guibo joint came in because I thought it was to big as well. No issues with it.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By fratan
Guibo joint replacement 140,000 miles

Just wanted to let everyone know that my wife was complaining about a slight jerking motion while coming to a stop. I've been monitoring for a few months and the noise was getting more noticeable....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By fratan
Oil change 100 bucks including oil and filter. ...

Oil change 100 bucks including oil and filter. Guibo joint 300 bucks
Labor should be 50 to 80 bucks per hour depending on overhead. The coolant and fuel filter shouldn't take him to long 1 to 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By fratan
The blue smoke is valve stem seals and while...

The blue smoke is valve stem seals and while idling the oil is trickling on the heads causing carbon build up. The carbon build up won't allow enough air from the secondary air system to reach the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By fratan
Do you still have the problem? Did you check to...

Do you still have the problem? Did you check to see if any tranny fluid is leaking? If there is than replace the mechtronics sleeve and while your at it replace the seal adapter between the tranny...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
Just so everybody knows the p0491 and p0492 is...

Just so everybody knows the p0491 and p0492 is usually a broken hose,a broken SAS pump or carbon build up on the heads caused by bad valve stem seals. You should use a fuel injection cleaner like...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
Hey, that is a fluke because I changed the string...

Hey, that is a fluke because I changed the string from gl63 to gl 61 on my wife's 745i. I ended up losing the weather channel but it didn't fix the p0491 or p0492. I went to another forum and they...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By fratan
If you check INPA you usually get a code for bad...

If you check INPA you usually get a code for bad generator but on my wife's car the pulley jammed and was smoking which caused the alternator to fail at 140,000 miles. If you have a car 2004 thru...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,502
Posted By fratan
No coding for the integrated supply module ...

No coding for the integrated supply module


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
The fuel injection cleaner will not get rid of...

The fuel injection cleaner will not get rid of the p0491 code because the cleaner doesn't touch the heads. If the code is caused by carbon build up on the heads then you'll have to soak the drivers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
Has the code posed a problem yet like getting an...

Has the code posed a problem yet like getting an inspection sticker? If not, I would just clear it and monitor it. It sounds like carbon build up on bank 2 drivers side. You can soak the Tube going...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
Are you referring to the p0491 0492 code? I use...

Are you referring to the p0491 0492 code? I use inpa to clear my codes or you can get a cheap code reader for 20 bucks on amazon.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
If it was me I would try and find the leak. I...

If it was me I would try and find the leak. I wouldn't update if the car is running smooth. I would change the tranny fluid and reset the adaptations in inpa though. The SAS doesn't effect the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-30-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,801
Posted By fratan
If you are trying to get the car inspected...

If you are trying to get the car inspected because of the p04910492 code SAS low air then you need to do the sea foam in the SAS ports fix. Changing the gl63 to gl 61 doesn't fix this issue. You...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By fratan
Why are you adding your 2 cents, fatmanrocks...

Why are you adding your 2 cents, fatmanrocks comments was way out of line and he should apologize for his comments.


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