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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By ctjames3
750LI trannny ID

Can someone tell me if there is a definitive tag or casting number on the transmission on a 2006 BMW 750li housing that would identify a transmission that would fit in the car. I'm attempting to buy...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-05-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By ctjames3
tranny

i had the BMW dealer as well as an independent dealer check the transmission with their machines, both came back and said the clutches and the valve body are both done. The guy I have working on it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-04-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By ctjames3
tranny

Thanks a lot, this should help me a lot.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-04-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By ctjames3
Angry used transmission

I have a 2006 750 li with a bad tranny. I bought a used tranny from a salvage yard just to get the car moving so I can sell. The tranny shop putting it in says it does not fit, that the bell...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By ctjames3
gear ratio controller

I was told by my dealer my transmission needs to be replaced, I have a bad gear ratio controller. I thought the tranny was leaking but was told no leaks. Can this be repaired because they want...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By ctjames3
fail safe

I have a 2006 750li with 138,000 miles and the car had been going into fail safe whenever I rely accelerated but now the car stays in fail safe. The dealer just told me 7200 dollars as they don't go...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-27-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By ctjames3
That's it. Thank you very much. Have a great...

That's it. Thank you very much. Have a great day.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-27-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By ctjames3
It is coming from under the hood in the front. ...

It is coming from under the hood in the front. It does not stop and their are no error messages. Taking it to an indy this morning as I have no mechanical touch at all. Sorry for the vague...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By ctjames3
Question loud fan noise

I have a 2006 750li and today I have a loud fan noise coming from under the hood. I stopped the car and when I restarted I could hear the noise building until it's like a roar. The rpm's are okay. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By ctjames3
transmission

Any one know of any good indy shops in the Orleans -Baton Rouge area for replacing mechatronix seals in 750 li transmission
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By ctjames3
igler pulley

I have a loud squeak when I start my 2006 750 and was told it may be the idler pulley. When changing this what other belts or pulleys should I also replace. What would be a good price as I'm no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-13-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By ctjames3
Ivm

What is the IVM as it relates to tranny.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-13-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By ctjames3
alternator bracket oil leak

Thanks, I will keep that in mind.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-08-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By ctjames3
alternator bracket oil leak

I took my 2006 750li to dealer for broken hood cable and they told me I have a leaking gasket at the alternator bracket as well as a timing cover gasket leak. they quoted me $3500. for repair. That...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-28-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By ctjames3
Guibo

I have a 2006 750li and I have been told I need to replace the guibo disc. I also have a problem when accelerating, my car will seem to slip and I get a transmission failure alarm which will clear...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-24-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By ctjames3
flat tire

I recently put all new tires on my car, a 2006 750li,I keep getting a red flat tire alarm which will clear after 10 minutes and then come on again. Anyone can give me an idea as to what is wrong,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By ctjames3
Smile wiper not working

Thanks, you guys were right, I popped off the plastic cap and tightened the nut. Thanks again, happy holidays:)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By ctjames3
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-22-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By ctjames3
one wiper not working

Hello, I had a new starter installed at the dealer on my 2006 750, now i have the car back and the passenger side wiper is not working. Is there a fuse or is it possible that in replacing the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By ctjames3
Starter

wELL IT WOULD NOT TURN OVER, THE STARTER REPLACEMENT KOB IS $1740, AND THEY SAID IT WOULD TAKE A DAY, 9 TO 10 HOURS. hOPING THAT'S ALL THAT IS WRONG. i LOVE THE CAR BUT IT CAN BE EXPENSIVE. i...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By ctjames3
Starter

Hello, I have a 2006 750li that has starting problems. The delaer tells me I need a starter which dealer price is $750.00 Anyone have any experience with changing this and do you need any special...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 18,153
Posted By ctjames3
car won't start

Hello, I have a2006 750li, when I try to start, everything lights up but the brake pedal does not depress and the car will not start. Anyone have any idea what's going on. thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-13-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By ctjames3
Thanks everyone for the replies.

Thanks everyone for the replies.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By ctjames3
brakes

"But I doubt that your sensor was changed. Spent $15 on that and its been great.'
Thanks for the quick reply, does the brake light reset automatically when I install a new sensor?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By ctjames3
Question brake light

I have a 2006 750li and I changed the brakes a couple months ago, the brakes are fine but i now have the red brake light alarm, saying to change the brake linings. Is their a way to reset that or...
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