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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
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Just browsing this forum as I am considering a...

Just browsing this forum as I am considering a new 6 series, having had an earlier model. The protect the aluminium and steel parts look for a product called ACF50.
Spray it all over the engine,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
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Might be a simple question? but how much did you...

Might be a simple question? but how much did you drain and did you measure it? Secondly when you drop the pan you can only remove approx. 5.6ltrs of fluid the rest is in the torque converter. so it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,847
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That is called a ribbon cable!!! they can be...

That is called a ribbon cable!!! they can be notorious for not sitting correctly especially at the connection end.............
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,444
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Following on from Yorgi's thread, it has been...

Following on from Yorgi's thread, it has been stated many times that you should stick with BMW's own coolant and personally see no reason to differ from this viewpoint.
The BMW coolant is no more...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
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Hi ! As a person who has actually sold his 6...

Hi ! As a person who has actually sold his 6 series a couple of years ago, I do miss that car and keep on saying to myself to buy a new one of the later model without the N62 engine.
I currently...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
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It may well be that cleaning the corrosion from...

It may well be that cleaning the corrosion from the circuit board cures the faults without having to replace the unit for a new one. Especially if you put a protective film over it to prevent...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
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The price difference is due to the fact that the...

The price difference is due to the fact that the design engineers of the 6 series are paid significantly more for the 6 series body than the designers of the 5 series, one looks like a bathtub and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 852
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I think Yorgi is missing because in part the...

I think Yorgi is missing because in part the forum is very mature now and many of the earlier issues and fun with the car have been identified so many times over the last number of years.
Many of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
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The original batteries have always been AGM. You...

The original batteries have always been AGM. You could consider getting a larger battery, the next one up! and still code it the same way. Also worth checking the voltage regulator as, having read so...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
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There are certain items that cannot be reset...

There are certain items that cannot be reset easily if they are changed well ahead of time, and yes the solution is changing dates...........
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
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I think the point should be that not so much that...

I think the point should be that not so much that the car is "over engineered" but the fact that the components do not match the cars engineering design.
All to often the failures are due to cheaply...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,388
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Trying to save coolant is really not the major...

Trying to save coolant is really not the major factor here, BMW coolant is not expensive and do not be fooled into using some other manufacturers coolant, BMW coolant is designed for its engine and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
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Sadly no cheats other than to buy the cheapest...

Sadly no cheats other than to buy the cheapest available Sat-Nav disc update and the latest revisions. Post code improvements did not come in till much later, even then it is only the first two...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By 645/333
No particular answer, but you really could do...

No particular answer, but you really could do with buying the WDS dvd for BMW's, the wiring diagram uses the 5 series as the basic car and adds elements for the 6 series........ I find this DVD...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
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Pleased you have found your answer, I am sure you...

Pleased you have found your answer, I am sure you have cracked it now!:thumbup:
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
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If you are up to speed on coding, then I believe...

If you are up to speed on coding, then I believe this is menu driven and fairly easy, so you will hopefully have the answer in your own hands......best of luck!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By 645/333
You may have a real challenge on your hands to do...

You may have a real challenge on your hands to do this cheaply, there are some people who sell blanks Keys) that need coding.......but even then it can lead to issues, the electronics on these cars...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By 645/333
The connections are very simple, you need to...

The connections are very simple, you need to remove the plastic panel to reveal the ipod module, it may be that it is tie wrapped in place and these need to be cut. There are two connectors I think,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
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The key check is the manual dipstick and on level...

The key check is the manual dipstick and on level ground, if there is sufficient oil in it, they general monitoring is all you need to do, or if the oil level sensor is giving inaccurate readings it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By 645/333
You should consider a good scrap engine, they do...

You should consider a good scrap engine, they do come up time to time, you may find one that comes from a later model, it may come with a good price as there are not many requests for an engine of...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By 645/333
It is still down to the fuel, run out the tank...

It is still down to the fuel, run out the tank and fill up somewhere else, remember your garage probably has had a delivery/ deliveries with affected fuel.......just read up on the causes of the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By 645/333
Have a look on Ebay some really cheap Ipods,...

Have a look on Ebay some really cheap Ipods, 30-80gb, there is every chance that one of these has not been upgraded, then all you would have to do is dump your music onto it!!!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By 645/333
Yes this all to do with the gas you use!!!! Many...

Yes this all to do with the gas you use!!!! Many of the cheaper gasolines can cause this problem???????
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By 645/333
When I had my 2005 645ci I~ installed the BMW...

When I had my 2005 645ci I~ installed the BMW ipod module after removing the 6cd changer, and found that it worked straight away and did not need any further recoding of the software.
The guys are...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By 645/333
Sounds like you have found your problem!!!!!!

Sounds like you have found your problem!!!!!!
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