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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 09:03 AM
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Views: 112
Posted By HerbP
BTmono

I found this App earlier, while looking a t a link from TampaMark on the Dynamic Drive video. I have not seen this before, but I think everyone with Bluetooth would like to give it a try. The sound...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By HerbP
Do you have a older version of INPA or DIS? Dis...

Do you have a older version of INPA or DIS? Dis will step you thru any test, in a logical way. ISTA D is a bit harder to navigate, to get to the test plans. The best way I have found is to go to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By HerbP
The Dynamic Drive light is most likely from a bad...

The Dynamic Drive light is most likely from a bad voltage regulator, causing an over voltage situation. Does the warning usually pop up on a drive of 15 to 30 minutes? Once the VR goes above 15 vdc,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By HerbP
Lacquer thinner will most likely work, but be...

Lacquer thinner will most likely work, but be very careful on how long it sits. Body shops use this to remove all kinds of substances. Used safely & correctly, it will not harm the paint on your car....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By HerbP
Crunchy always works best, you can always eat the...

Crunchy always works best, you can always eat the nuts for a snack! :rofl::rofl:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By HerbP
The Michelin Super Sports will usually always be...

The Michelin Super Sports will usually always be the 1st choice, for the best ride & wear. There are many threads on this subject.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By HerbP
Anytime you disconnect the battery terminals, you...

Anytime you disconnect the battery terminals, you are going to always set some codes. If you can clear all of the codes, it is not that big of a deal. Our cars put a lot of load on the battery, so a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By HerbP
I would contact Ebay to report the problem, & see...

I would contact Ebay to report the problem, & see what type of buyers protection you might have?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By HerbP
He has way to much time & money on his hands!

He has way to much time & money on his hands!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By HerbP
The part number on the battery should point you...

The part number on the battery should point you into the older stock number. If your car has the original battery, it should be a white Exide lead acid battery. If you car has an aftermarket battery,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By HerbP
I tend to agree with Mark due to the number of...

I tend to agree with Mark due to the number of older models of E63, & E64 on the road. The cost of repairs & age will most likely drive the price down. There a very few dealers that are going to give...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By HerbP
All of your readings are in the green, so I do...

All of your readings are in the green, so I do not think that there is something out of adjustment. I can verify your readings tomorrow, to maybe help give you a comparison. Is you idle rough one one...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By HerbP
The M6 will be a fun car to own & operate, but it...

The M6 will be a fun car to own & operate, but it will be very expensive to operate. I would make sure you have a rainy day fund standing by. I would also suggest logging into the M5board forum, to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By HerbP
I suspect that most of the cars we have purchased...

I suspect that most of the cars we have purchased were off lease. A leased vehicle is usually not taken care of as well as a purchased vehicle. 5k oil changes along with good PM's, go a long way into...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By HerbP
Here are some good threads to read. ...

Here are some good threads to read.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=719866

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=513780
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By HerbP
The voltage regulator will actually cause high...

The voltage regulator will actually cause high voltage in the control modules, when it starts to fail. This will cause the control modules to start shutting down, to prevent damage. The Dynamic Drive...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By HerbP
Seafoam is not going to clear the secondary air...

Seafoam is not going to clear the secondary air system. There have been many that have tried it, with minimal gains. Seafoam will have to clean the fuel injection system, & possibly help clean the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By HerbP
I would start with the CCV valves, then go from...

I would start with the CCV valves, then go from there. If you remove the diaphragm & it is cracked or slit, you may have found the problem. This would be a cheap DIY for 50.00. There should be a DIY...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By HerbP
I have seen to batteries test good, that were...

I have seen to batteries test good, that were bad. I would suggest trying to determine how old your battery is? Batteries can be purchased almost anywhere for our cars these days, for around 150.00.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By HerbP
If your battery has started to go bad, this fault...

If your battery has started to go bad, this fault can be generated. Even a new battery with a shelf charge, might not clear the code. A new battery fully charged, would most likely resolve both of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By HerbP
Did your problems ago away after registering the...

Did your problems ago away after registering the battery, & clearing the codes?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By HerbP
I was having Dynamic Drive problems, which shares...

I was having Dynamic Drive problems, which shares the same fluid. I changed the reservoir before diving into the control block, since it had a internal filter. After 6 months of trying to find my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By HerbP
I considered selling mine a few years back, but I...

I considered selling mine a few years back, but I never could make myself do it. I would like a newer E63, but I am not sure if I would like it any better? This car has always had the sweet spot in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By HerbP
There are not many things to do out side of the...

There are not many things to do out side of the box, on the N62 engine. Simple programming or remapping of the engine would become very expensive, & and there is a lack of aftermarket parts to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By HerbP
You need to wipe all of the codes, with the BMW...

You need to wipe all of the codes, with the BMW Standard Tools. The battery will need to be registered to the car, & all kinds of codes pop up with changing the battery. After all of the codes have...
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