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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By fmahjobi
Coolant leak from broken vent pipe

I thought i would add this here since the subject applies. Last week i stopped to get gas and noticed steam coming from the engine. I opened the hood and noticed a really bad leak which appeared to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,924
Posted By fmahjobi
I have owned 2 BMWs 1994 740i and 2004 745i. I...

I have owned 2 BMWs 1994 740i and 2004 745i. I have to say that BMW quality has gone down big time. The type of the problems that I have experienced with my car especially with the e65 is very...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,924
Posted By fmahjobi
Thank you so much for your detailed reply.

Thank you so much for your detailed reply.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,924
Posted By fmahjobi
The oil leak you are referring to was it from the...

The oil leak you are referring to was it from the Alternator Bracket Gasket? My 2004 e65 has a rather bad leak from that gasket which i have not gotten to repair yet. My car has increasingly gotten...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 70,270
Posted By fmahjobi
You need to try the bypass test against all...

You need to try the bypass test against all modules using the Loopback Adapter. The modules in the trunk are the easiest to test 1st. For 7 series all you need to do is to remove the left-hand panel...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 70,270
Posted By fmahjobi
Here is the one for the cd-changer: ...

Here is the one for the cd-changer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmONvTOjMt0
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 70,270
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi, watch this video to show you how to open the...

Hi, watch this video to show you how to open the dash. This is for 745 series, but i bet it is very similar to your 540.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69RwLbhSDPI
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-20-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
What else needs attention other than the Sleeve...

What else needs attention other than the Sleeve and the Mechatronic Seal Adapter?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
Also, if you do decide to change the Flex Disc,...

Also, if you do decide to change the Flex Disc, take a look at the center bearing and the CV joint as well. Chances are they may need to change as well. The reason i say that, is because after I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
No error codes.

No error codes.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-17-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
I had the cluck and thumping noise and the...

I had the cluck and thumping noise and the feeling that something hit the back of the car when coming to a stop. This would not happen all the time but it got worse. After I changed the Flex Disc the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-29-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
Thanks for your reply I still having play in...

Thanks for your reply

I still having play in park and the sudden jerk to change gear while reving high. As you replied after changing the guibo disk the other moving parts in the picture would be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
Thank you for your answer. I will have to look...

Thank you for your answer. I will have to look into that. Will get back.
Regards.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-27-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi again, In the past month I have done the...

Hi again,

In the past month I have done the following DIYs:

Subject: 2004 e65 (150k miles)
- Changed transmission fluid (ZF LifeGaurd) and filter kit
- Changed all plugs (NGK R5 BMW) and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
Thank you for your reply. I will change the flex...

Thank you for your reply. I will change the flex disk soon and research the part you mentioned and report back.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,497
Posted By fmahjobi
2004 e65, 148K Miles: I had the similar issues...

2004 e65, 148K Miles: I had the similar issues with my transmission:

- I do have a really bad Flex Disk. I have bought the part and have not had the chance to change it yet. So needless to say, i...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By fmahjobi
2004 e65: I had the similar issues with my...

2004 e65: I had the similar issues with my transmission:

0) I know I have a really bad Flex Disk. I have bough the part and have not had the chance to change it yet. So needless to say, i see all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 70,270
Posted By fmahjobi
Thanks for your reply. I will try the battery...

Thanks for your reply. I will try the battery replacement after I test the single CD & CD changer in the dash. By the way, mine is 2004 e65 and I have read that this model does _NOT_ require battery...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 70,270
Posted By fmahjobi
I have the same issue with my car. The iDrive is...

I have the same issue with my car. The iDrive is unresponsive, the single CD and CD changer are greyed out. I can attempt to change selections, but no changes will take place. Also the screen freezes...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By fmahjobi
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By fmahjobi
Hi, I have not done an alignment, but the tires...

Hi, I have not done an alignment, but the tires were balanced 6-8 months ago. Will look into alignment to see if that will fix it. Thank you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By fmahjobi
2004 745i steering wanders

Hello folks,

I have a 2004 745i with 104000k miles on it. The car has recently started to wander on it's own. It is more noticeable on an uneven road and less noticeable on a smooth highway.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-15-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,082
Posted By fmahjobi
I finally found what the problem was. It was some...

I finally found what the problem was. It was some badly worn out front tires. The sound and vibration was so bad that it had me believe for sure it was the bearings.

After I replaced the front...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,769
Posted By fmahjobi
I have a 2004 745i w/ 73k miles. I do have the...

I have a 2004 745i w/ 73k miles. I do have the same clunk noise when parked on an incline and switch to drive/reverse. I do put the parking brake on to make the clunk noise a bit less. Still would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,842
Posted By fmahjobi
I have a 2004 745i. I noticed yesterday that the...

I have a 2004 745i. I noticed yesterday that the driver seat has a burnt section on my seat. You can actually see the image of the heating element burnt through the seat and that caused the leather...
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