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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,920
Posted By italiano
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-13-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 29,920
Posted By italiano
c4love, Please please please take my advice...

c4love,

Please please please take my advice and dump that car as soon as possible. In about 5 months your gonna be able to set up magic shows behind that 7 and disapear through the smoke behind...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,579
Posted By italiano
Herb, Idn with this car since I bought it...

Herb, Idn with this car since I bought it nothing but issues every week. When I looked at the plugs there wasn't a drop of oil on them. Would that software you told me about be able to do a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,579
Posted By italiano
The thing is I have to now put 1 quart in every 1...

The thing is I have to now put 1 quart in every 1 to 2 weeks at most. I was using 5w 30 full synthetic. I don't think valve seals would cause blue smoke out of the exhaust.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,579
Posted By italiano
Blue Smoke Bad Valve Stems, F**Ck!

After idling for a couple minutes if I hit the gas hard looks like my car is duecing blue diarrhea on everyones windshield. At that moment I realize wait this is a bmw with only 88,000 miles on it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-07-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By italiano
I would replace both Valves if your going to do...

I would replace both Valves if your going to do it. I replaced them had to remove the intake. When I installed them I didn't seat the gaskets properly. It cost me an extra $200 for the dealer to do a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,080
Posted By italiano
Very weird that the same exact thing happened to...

Very weird that the same exact thing happened to me when I was fixing my p0491 and p0492 codes. Im not sure if you removed the intake manifold or how far you were getting into the sec air system but...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By italiano
I think im just gonna spend a weekend and try for...

I think im just gonna spend a weekend and try for both valve cover gaskets and both timing chain gaskets. Im gathering up research now on this job. Still confused if the manifold has to be removed?...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By italiano
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By italiano
Herb gotta question for you if I can get away...

Herb gotta question for you if I can get away with just lifting the valve cover gasket in the air won't that ruin the gasket? Is there anyway to get to the timing gasket without touching the valve...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By italiano
It's unbelievable how it's all breaking at once....

It's unbelievable how it's all breaking at once. The secondary air problem is a 100 percent fixed the light had come back on so I took it to the dealer they smoke tested the system turns out I didn't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By italiano
somebody knows I know that!

somebody knows I know that!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By italiano
Any DIY on Timing Case Gasket

My drivers side is leaking oil on the timing case so I need to replace the gasket. On a previous post I was told you don't have to remove the valve cover to get it off. Does anyone have a DIY I can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By italiano
Only at idle

If my car idles for 4 minutes or longer when I step on the gas alot of smoke will come out looks like uncle bucks car. Any thoughts to as why only when I idle.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By italiano
Good advice.

Good advice.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By italiano
$500 to add a Code to my check engine light

P0491 code comes up so I replace both diverter valves the hoses under the manifold the y connection take it all apart cost me about $500 in parts and many issues with the fuel rail getting it back...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,242
Posted By italiano
Does anyone know how to fix the problem? It goes...

Does anyone know how to fix the problem? It goes away after a restart but annoying.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By italiano
Turned out to be the ignition coil on the spark...

Turned out to be the ignition coil on the spark plugs. I had about 3 coils that were extremly loose and #7 was cOmpletly erroded. I suspect the coil was kicking on and off causing a serious lack on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-18-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By italiano
IS the timing case gasket hard to replace can...

IS the timing case gasket hard to replace can someone point out where it's located because it's not on the top where the oil cap is but on the side wall of that piece. Hard to explain. Please let me...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By italiano
It's the large piece of metal where it's leaking...

It's the large piece of metal where it's leaking from.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By italiano
It is in the front but on the side not on the top...

It is in the front but on the side not on the top there is like 6 bolts and I can see the orange gasket on a side view.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By italiano
What is the problem here.

Been having to put a quart of oil in every couple weeks. Started looking around and found out where the leak is. Right in the front of the engine drivers side before the ccv valves looks like the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-17-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,820
Posted By italiano
On a lighter note everyone can be happy cuz its...

On a lighter note everyone can be happy cuz its REAL wood. Everyone take a couple minutes go in your car rub on your wood grain and say "oh yeah". Lol it's my Guido cruiser she also goes by the name...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-16-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By italiano
About 3 days took it about 100 miles by now....

About 3 days took it about 100 miles by now. Would a spark plug go bad because of the first time I didn't seat the injectors correctly and the fuel poured everywhere causing the spark plugs to foul...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-16-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By italiano
Just hit the gas hard got the light to come on...

Just hit the gas hard got the light to come on and throwing p1355 which was the same
As last time just mixed the number up. Does anyone also know which cylinder it is on a diagram
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