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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By iove75
Exterior Door handle assembly loose!

My rear passenger door handle unit is loose. I'm not talking about the door handle itself but the entire assembly when viewed from the outside. I'm referring to #3/#4 below. I don't think it's a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,876
Posted By iove75
Thanks all for saving me about $500. I replaced...

Thanks all for saving me about $500. I replaced the o-ring without removing the radiator cover. I just reached down, unfastened the wire clip, pulled out the sensor. No fountain of fluid springing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-16-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,876
Posted By iove75
Thanks! You are the Man! One dealer wanted...

Thanks! You are the Man! One dealer wanted $4.62 for the O-ring; Another $2.84.

Also how much coolant would I need. I'm guessing as soon as I pull out the sensor the coolant would start...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-16-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,876
Posted By iove75
Thanks! I'll try just replacing the gasket. ...

Thanks! I'll try just replacing the gasket.

So how do I remove the temperature sensor? Does it just twist out?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,876
Posted By iove75
Coolant leak from temperature sensor on the return hose

It looks like I have a tiny leak that comes from the temperature sensor housing. It appears that the hose itself is fine. I am guessing the gasket around the temperature sensor is the cause of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-03-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,834
Posted By iove75
It should have been declared a total loss! :tsk:

It should have been declared a total loss! :tsk:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By iove75
Same thing happened to me...dealer replaced the...

Same thing happened to me...dealer replaced the changer within days of warranty expiring.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,602
Posted By iove75
For my sakes, I hope you're wrong! ...

For my sakes, I hope you're wrong! :yikes::yikes::yikes:

OP: job well done. Getting extended warranty to pay is 1/2 the battle.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By iove75
Here's hoping your state recognizes diminished...

Here's hoping your state recognizes diminished value. Take it to a reputable shop that may or may not be the dealer.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By iove75
Dealer replaced my windshield under warranty. It...

Dealer replaced my windshield under warranty. It did require approval from the BMW rep. They also replaced the wiper blades and fin. Several weeks later, I noticed the same beginning to happen. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By iove75
Just wanted to report that the dealer found that...

Just wanted to report that the dealer found that a wire chafing against the seat frame caused a short to ground. Wire was repaired and all is well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-01-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By iove75
Well, I just had my windshield replaced from the...

Well, I just had my windshield replaced from the properly installed, factory windshield wipers. Also, DO NOT TRY TO POLISH THE GLASS. I tried with the Janvil system and it did not help. Made...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-01-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,125
Posted By iove75
No doubt you will get better performance from the...

No doubt you will get better performance from the Michelin PP. But many of us don't want to replace the rears every 18K miles either. With the DWS, you give up a little performance and gain...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-25-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By iove75
Ventilated Seats turn off during acceleration

Anyone else having this problem? The fans turn off when accelerating. The dealer has reprogrammed the car. Today, they replaced the battery. It still does it. It doesn't take aggressive...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By iove75
I installed it in my previous 2002 745Li and it...

I installed it in my previous 2002 745Li and it did not make one bit of difference in terms of mileage or power.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By iove75
I've synced it with the g2 with no problems and I...

I've synced it with the g2 with no problems and I think htc makes both phones.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-05-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By iove75
It's great except for the fact that it can't sync...

It's great except for the fact that it can't sync with my car.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-05-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By iove75
Problems with downloading phone book with MyTouch 4g

Any other guys with MyTouch 4g problems? Everytime the phone connects with car I stare at the message "downloading" contacts for about 5-10 minutes. Afterwards, the message goes away but none of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-15-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,252
Posted By iove75
Don't know what the big deal is going to a Ford. ...

Don't know what the big deal is going to a Ford. Don't really blame OP for not wanting an '02 7 series after the warranty runs out. I've owned one and it was a nightmare with warranty. I might...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By iove75
I won't sell you anything but could suggest that...

I won't sell you anything but could suggest that if you are running summer tires like the Michelin Pilot Primacy you could switch out to an all season tire with softer sidewalls. That will soften up...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,428
Posted By iove75
Here's hoping you find the guy before the cops...

Here's hoping you find the guy before the cops do...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-13-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,212
Posted By iove75
That is actually a known issue. BMW have a...

That is actually a known issue. BMW have a bulletin on this. I'll post it if I can find it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,461
Posted By iove75
I replaced mine do the NGK iridiums due to the...

I replaced mine do the NGK iridiums due to the hype here and I didn't notice a difference. There was only 22K when I changed the Bosch plats to the irridiums.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,308
Posted By iove75
Was there a determination as to the cause? Makes...

Was there a determination as to the cause? Makes me want to not haul the family around in the car. Glad you made it out safely.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,247
Posted By iove75
My car is in the shop for exactly the same...

My car is in the shop for exactly the same problem for the second time. First time they updated the software and the warning came on about a a week later. Now, they are replacing the crankshaft...
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