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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By TechFreak
Crank Case Vent Valves......it's your easiest AND...

Crank Case Vent Valves......it's your easiest AND cheapest fix 1st before looking into other causes .....but with a tear in the rubber CCV it sounds like a squealing belt due to the air...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By TechFreak
LOL....very common fault this....one of your...

LOL....very common fault this....one of your CCV's has a small tear in it....cheap as chips and super easy to replace.....:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By TechFreak
Yes you would need an Auto Transmission...

Yes you would need an Auto Transmission Specialist to do the refurb/repair.

Yes it may also be the gear stalk....where it would be your cheapest option to replace 1st.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By TechFreak
Just because it's partially working doesn't mean...

Just because it's partially working doesn't mean it's not damaged.

No harm in checking it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By TechFreak
Playing with it when it's faulty can possibly...

Playing with it when it's faulty can possibly cause more damage.....Check the gearing is not broken first !
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By TechFreak
Could be a broken hose,a broken SAS pump or...

Could be a broken hose,a broken SAS pump or carbon build up on the heads caused by bad valve stem seals.

Read this thread :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=587396
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By TechFreak
Your Mechatronic Adapter Seal is broken.....(a...

Your Mechatronic Adapter Seal is broken.....(a common fault now as our cars get older)

See my post's #5 & #9 in this thread : :thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=839630
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By TechFreak
Buy an OBD2 Reader....super cheap on Ebay...

Buy an OBD2 Reader....super cheap on Ebay :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-10-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By TechFreak
If your footwell's are wet here the DIY for it : ...

If your footwell's are wet here the DIY for it :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=793781
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-13-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By TechFreak
If you REALLY had to ...lol....i'd fit a...

If you REALLY had to ...lol....i'd fit a detachable Towbar (but check if towbar is lockable or fit a permanent one) .....then fit a Towbar bike rack.....like this :
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By TechFreak
Bypass the Nav Unit in the trunk (temporarily til...

Bypass the Nav Unit in the trunk (temporarily til you replace/repair the unit) with a Most Bus Loop Connector : :thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=592285
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By TechFreak
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=724802
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By TechFreak
There are 'no' springs to lift the Trunk...

There are 'no' springs to lift the Trunk lid....it's all hydraulic.....check your fluid levels in the trunk.

Read this :
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By TechFreak
Did you re-register the repalcement Battery to...

Did you re-register the repalcement Battery to the car ? .....if not the car will still think the old one is still fitted and give the same problems.

DIY for Battery Registration : ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By TechFreak
Don't think there's any other way ....i assume...

Don't think there's any other way ....i assume this is the thread you found :

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750825
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By TechFreak
You've obviously not owned enough high end...

You've obviously not owned enough high end premium cars ....:rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-24-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By TechFreak
With me being located in the UK my mechanic said...

With me being located in the UK my mechanic said the solenoids were almost impossible to get hold of here.....

He ended up flushing out and servicing the mechatronics module and changing the 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-23-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By TechFreak
It's your mechatronics adapters seals that need...

It's your mechatronics adapters seals that need replaced. :thumbup:

Very common problem on here now.....as our cars get older.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=839630

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By TechFreak
Just replace your mechatronic adapter...

Just replace your mechatronic adapter seals....and get a transmission specialist to service the mechatronics module ......it's your cheapest solution : :thumbup:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By TechFreak
Short answer ...Yes ...its plug and play i added...

Short answer ...Yes ...its plug and play i added one no problem to mine.

Reception is a bit flaky so needs retuned sometimes when you stop.

I also removed the 'can't view while driving screen'...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By TechFreak
Turn the ignition ON but do not start engine. ...

Turn the ignition ON but do not start engine.

Turn ON PDC via the button next to the steering column.

Get out of the car and press your ear next to each of the PDC Sensors in the bumper.

The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-20-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By TechFreak
See Page 48 onwards in the doc below : :thumbup: ...

See Page 48 onwards in the doc below : :thumbup:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=350596&d=1353774640
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By TechFreak
Hasn't your 750 got Comfort Access ? That's...

Hasn't your 750 got Comfort Access ?

That's what the chrome on the door handles is for ...it's a touch sensor.

If you just want the handles am sure you can buy them on Ebay.

Here's the DIY...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By TechFreak
Here's the DIY : :) ...

Here's the DIY : :)

http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2083968-E65-DSC-SZL-Steering-Angle-Sensor-FIX-I-hope
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By TechFreak
I'd say you have a faulty ASK unit. (the single...

I'd say you have a faulty ASK unit. (the single CD player in the dash)

It controls ALL Audio in the car from every other module.

A very common problem in our cars.
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