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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
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If you do a transmission fluid change I would...

If you do a transmission fluid change I would follow the previous advice and change the pan and mechatronics sleeve.
I would also point out to use only BMW transmission fluid, whilst it is very...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
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There is a drain plug on the left hand side of...

There is a drain plug on the left hand side of the engine block, can you gain access to the BMW TIF which shows you how to do many of the repairs on the car, they are often sold on EBAY, there used...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
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+1 on the BMW coolant, if you are going to change...

+1 on the BMW coolant, if you are going to change the coolant you will have to drain out of the engine block as well just doing the radiator is not enough. Better to start from scratch and remember...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
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Check what speed has been set on the speed...

Check what speed has been set on the speed limiter? The cruise control on these cars is quite robust and generally very reliable! sometimes people do not know how to use it correctly ie their foot...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
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Do what lots do with these systems and buy a...

Do what lots do with these systems and buy a dummy buckle, a couple of bucks, and just lock in your seat belt mount........no more chimes!!!!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 645/333
If your current phone works it means it has been...

If your current phone works it means it has been paired previously, correct? And now you want to stop your current phone working and pair/connect a new phone?
You cannot access the bluetooth menu on...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 645/333
Are you trying to pair another when your current...

Are you trying to pair another when your current phone is actually connected? I think that you will not be able to pair if it is already working with a paired device. Switch of your current phone off...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
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You may find that as the fluid has aged it has...

You may find that as the fluid has aged it has changed the characteristics of the steering feel, without you noticing and now that you have changed it, it is back to how it should feel !!!!!!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
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Best take the car for a good drive and purge...

Best take the car for a good drive and purge periodically, better than jacking up the wheels as it is under full load. As I mentioned just check the fluid level
I trust that there was no issue...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
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Moving the steering wheel right to left and back...

Moving the steering wheel right to left and back again (full lock) is the way to purge the system, you may have to do it a numbers of times until all the air is out, if this is the problem. You can...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
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If you have only driven 5 miles I doubt very much...

If you have only driven 5 miles I doubt very much that the oil is up to operating temperature, as it normally takes 20 mins plus of reasonable driving, so I doubt very much if the cooling fan would...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By 645/333
Hi! Your question is sadly in the wrong part of...

Hi! Your question is sadly in the wrong part of the forum as this is the E63-64 BMW 6 series.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
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Hi! great choice of car, but you may have a...

Hi! great choice of car, but you may have a slight issue with the help you need as the 630 model is a European model and they do not have it in the States or Canada where most of the members of this...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By 645/333
When you say it won't engage, do you mean that...

When you say it won't engage, do you mean that the light does not come on or the fact that the dynamics of the car does not change to sport mode????
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
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Hi! Wow on the rotors, from the States?? If you...

Hi! Wow on the rotors, from the States?? If you keep your eye on Ebay and know which BMW dealers to watch as they dump old stock you will often find parts for the 6 series, genuine BMW parts at that!...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
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Yes! one or two of the guys have done speaker...

Yes! one or two of the guys have done speaker upgrades, but they are generally in the States and so not sure if the speaker models they used are available in the UK. There are some threads with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By 645/333
Why would the fact that the bulbs are change by...

Why would the fact that the bulbs are change by the dealer, causes them not to function to well?
Changing the bulbs is easy so long as you follow the instructions and do not contaminate the bulb...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
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GregB is so correct, me I had forgotten, its an...

GregB is so correct, me I had forgotten, its an age thing, but then I never would max rev with a cold engine!!!!!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
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http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=530153 this is how to reset the Idrive itself it does work, hopefully that solves your issue
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By 645/333
There is an Idrive reset thread, quite easy to...

There is an Idrive reset thread, quite easy to find and very simple to do! Also look up transmission reset this is the best one to remember as it makes a massive difference to the car and often loads...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By 645/333
Hi! What that marker is telling you is that you...

Hi! What that marker is telling you is that you are approaching max revs in any gear you select, I never really take note of this as I don't often max out the revs when in manual mode, the auto box...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By 645/333
The bumper has to come off. Firstly it takes...

The bumper has to come off.
Firstly it takes two if you don't want to damage the bumper when it comes off. It is quite straight forward just undo all the bolts and screws you can see, once released...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
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Hi ! The revs at idle vary according to...

Hi ! The revs at idle vary according to temperature, but mostly around 800 revs, but some are lower and others slightly higher as this is controlled electronically.
As for the oil temperature,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By 645/333
Remember the headlight ones work after 5 squirts...

Remember the headlight ones work after 5 squirts of the windshield washers.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By 645/333
Every American I have known who comes to visit...

Every American I have known who comes to visit and work in the UK are totally flabbergasted at the driving ability of UK drivers!! They are amazed at how narrow our roads are even A roads and in...
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