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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 10-13-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,466
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Valve adjustment

It's funny, your saying that because the valves aren't adjusted, the engine will drop a valve and destroy the engine. The fact is, if the valves are quiet and the engine is running strong, it really...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By MasterTechBMW
There is a service bulletin on this issue, which...

There is a service bulletin on this issue, which involves replacing the effected doors latch and also the outer door electronics ( the actual handle that u grab when opening the door from the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By MasterTechBMW
You may have a TCU problem. I see it everyday,...

You may have a TCU problem. I see it everyday, they fail quite often. What u need to do is take ur car to the dealer and have a qualified tech investigate the issue. There are prob faults stored in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By MasterTechBMW
If another phone pairs properly but u are unable...

If another phone pairs properly but u are unable to pair multiple iPhones, then it is an issue with the iPhone. No question. It may be a software issue but either way it's def an iPhone prob
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By MasterTechBMW
I can't say for sure without looking at the car...

I can't say for sure without looking at the car myself, but the things that they replaced do not seem like logical causes of the dynamic drive malfunction. A lot of times, the fluid can get low and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,862
Posted By MasterTechBMW
As the poster above said, the broken bolts are...

As the poster above said, the broken bolts are common. This was an issue with the n52 engine. You might want to do some research before u go accusing people of breaking off the bolts on purpose. The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-10-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By MasterTechBMW
So u are saying that the iPhone cannot find the...

So u are saying that the iPhone cannot find the car but another phone will find the car? If this is the case, then there is a problem with your iPhone. Make sure the blutooth is on and try to search...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,880
Posted By MasterTechBMW
I have seen a number of e65/66 with very...

I have seen a number of e65/66 with very expensive engne issues. Such as the dreaded coolant pipe leaking, valve guides need replaced ( causing engine to burn a lot of oil!! Smoking excessively),...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-07-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,466
Posted By MasterTechBMW
So what's the verdict??? You going for the valve...

So what's the verdict??? You going for the valve adjustment???
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,275
Posted By MasterTechBMW
How much is the szl ?? I can't remember how much...

How much is the szl ?? I can't remember how much they are, but labor for the install shouldn't be more than 5 hours total, and that's including programming. 5 x $100 per hour at leaste, and that's...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-07-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,466
Posted By MasterTechBMW
So the "experts" are the people on the forums...

So the "experts" are the people on the forums huh?? Like said above, valve adjustments are done at every inspection 2 and it is included in the service ( although it is more expensive because of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,058
Posted By MasterTechBMW
You can actually use a logic 7 from any other...

You can actually use a logic 7 from any other e65/66
Techically, you are supposed to program a new amp when installing into your vehicle, but you don't have to, it works just fine without...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,058
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Honestly aftermarket audio is not my specialty,...

Honestly aftermarket audio is not my specialty, and I had no experience with adding an aftermarket amp to one of these systems, although I have listened to a few cars in the shop that have had this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-05-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,058
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Some good infor hear, logic 7 amp is responsible...

Some good infor hear, logic 7 amp is responsible for the rear speakers and bass. Ask is hardwired to the front speakers. I have read on this forum that unplugging the most ring connection in the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-05-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,073
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Its hard to say for sure without hearing the...

Its hard to say for sure without hearing the noise, but I have dealt with similar complaints on multiple occasions. There is a bulletin covering certain noises like this. Dependng on the year, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Yea I have seen this multiple times, it's just a...

Yea I have seen this multiple times, it's just a faulty instrument cluster. I'm guessing your warranty has expired?? A cluster and a programming prob runs close to a grand huh?? You could research...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,819
Posted By MasterTechBMW
I would like to clear up this brake squeal issue....

I would like to clear up this brake squeal issue. The cause of the noise is most likely the sensor making noise. Up untill 08', there was an issue with the material of the sensor, it would produce an...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 28,885
Posted By MasterTechBMW
I understand that everyone wants to save money...

I understand that everyone wants to save money and in these tough times, who wants to spend money on their car? But when people have issues with their car (especially cooling systems) you can't...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,326
Posted By MasterTechBMW
BMW recommends to change the fuel filter after...

BMW recommends to change the fuel filter after 100k so if your not having any issues, I would wait till then.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-02-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By MasterTechBMW
No it does not effect the service interval. That...

No it does not effect the service interval. That information is stored in the instrument cluster. So I guess u haven't tried the reset yet?? 9 times out of 10, this does the trick.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Everything is not working great. Everything is...

Everything is not working great. Everything is working......for now. The power management of these vehicles is way too complex, but it is what it is. The newer generation of BMWs are very sensitive...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-01-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By MasterTechBMW
Honestly, it's the design of the regulator that...

Honestly, it's the design of the regulator that makes it prone to failure, not the quality of it. The aftermarket one will be of lesser quality, but the same design, so therefore would be the...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 09-01-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,849
Posted By MasterTechBMW
That's a good one!! You sad you left your keys...

That's a good one!! You sad you left your keys at your g/f house so I'm gonna assume that means they were far enough away that the car could not recieve any signals from the keys. Honestly, it all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By MasterTechBMW
I completely agree with saving money if u can,...

I completely agree with saving money if u can, but not skimping. I have seen aftermaket batteries cause issues, so get an oem battery, install it yourself, and take it in to have the battey...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By MasterTechBMW
What I don't understand is : why does someone...

What I don't understand is : why does someone complain about spending 500 for a battery, including regestering on a 80-100 thousand dollar car. I just think it's funny, if u want to drive a 7, u...
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