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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-24-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,762
Posted By lotusbled
over filling trans.

No automatic trans should be over filled. With high oil level the planetary gear sets will sit in the fluid and when turning will cavitate the oil creating tiny air bubbles. This means that there is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,682
Posted By lotusbled
Any up date on the repairs?

Any up date on the repairs?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,302
Posted By lotusbled
Oil leak

Hi Nicoromag, was your oil leak right behind the alternator , dripping off the steering rack? I looked way up behind and can't see the problem! Also I have anti freeze showing up at between the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-30-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,884
Posted By lotusbled
smokes

Hi guy's, so here's the deal. These engines run hot (105C). This is normal. The valve seals are not made of "viton" which take extreme heat (shame on BMW). In the UK it is easy to get replacement...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-18-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,163
Posted By lotusbled
Vvt

Hey, SF thanks again! I pretty sure the fan is working because I hear a fan running in and around the glove box after I turn off the ign. I'm going to check out the DISA. Still struggling with no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,817
Posted By lotusbled
Hi there, just wondering, are you talking about...

Hi there, just wondering, are you talking about the reluctor ring at the back of the camshaft.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,163
Posted By lotusbled
Actuator

Quick response, thanks. Just to be clear, your talking about the motor at the back of the man. that rotates the the intake runners? Also I have a vvt1+2 no communication, any thoughts. Thanks Ross.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,817
Posted By lotusbled
Dme

Anybody find the solution on this issue?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-17-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,163
Posted By lotusbled
N62 issue

Thanks for the findings on your DISA issue. It's important that we post the out come of our problems. I to have the same codes and symptoms as mentioned previously. When I did my valve guide seals, I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,163
Posted By lotusbled
Disa

Hi there, it appears that no one has an answer for you and neither do I, sorry! I however have the same codes and symptoms. Just wondering if you solved the problem? Any help would be appreciated....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By lotusbled
RE: no sound

Yes I have jumped all the modules in the ring and still no sound. Of course when I placed the loop in the ASK position there was no sound, but should everything come back in the MMI, nav, car data,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By lotusbled
RE: no sound

O.K. further development. I have now removed my original ASK , disconnected the battery for 15 mins. Put back my original ASK and now I'm back to the first symptoms no sound etc. and the i-drive...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By lotusbled
RE: no sound

O.K. guy's thanks for helping out! I have the DTC for the MMI = AO48/20 and IM mesage = AO50/20.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By lotusbled
RE: no sound

What I mean is that the fiber optic ring is unbroken. I have the red light at all modules. Most importantly at the last position in the glove box. Thanks for responding!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-20-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By lotusbled
No Sound

Hi Gents. Still trying to get sound in my car. You guys have been very helpful in this forum. So here goes. Had classic ASK sound problem. No sound, no nav, no CD player, etc., etc. MOST bus...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By lotusbled
Ask am/fm

Anybody know if you can use a face lift ASK in an 02 and have the AM/FM buttons working with an 02 MMI. Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,079
Posted By lotusbled
smoke

Yes I stand corrected. Keif is totally correct. With the piston @ tdc the values will not fall all the way into the cylinder but it will almost impossible to put the valve keepers back on as the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-12-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,079
Posted By lotusbled
smokes

Yes. OK if your at TDC. Compress air is the way I went. Just knocked out an old spark plug and attached a air coupler fitting. Tip... don't forget that there are 4 bolts that hold on a fire wall...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,079
Posted By lotusbled
seals

I got mine at a local auto parts store. Just try to make sure they are viton rubber. Sometimes they come out of UK. Ross.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,894
Posted By lotusbled
re:ask

Heh, thanks for getting back to me so soon 7! Yea I don't know what gives with these ask modules but they have 18 revisions now from BMW. Did you lose all sound, nav and radio stations? Also why did...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,894
Posted By lotusbled
ask

Wow!! Great answer 7eleven. I too have ask problems. I tried clearing all codes and it worked for about an hour. The other codes were present again though. It did fail before I had any other codes...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,335
Posted By lotusbled
ask

fantastic post guy's. Will great to finally crack these two components. lots of guy's having problems. One question, it appears this fix is for speaker failure, my problem is no sound ,no nav, no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By lotusbled
ask

WOW! great stuff. what was wrong inside and what were the symptoms when yours failed. Thanks in advance.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By lotusbled
Software

Hi Ace, I've been following your posts for some time. great stuff!! This forum has such superb members and info. One quick question though please. Does the "Dashsoft" product do all the functions of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-06-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,079
Posted By lotusbled
I would not leave this problem unresolved as the...

I would not leave this problem unresolved as the excess oil will destroy the cats. eventually. Very $$$$$$$. I made a vale sring compresser and bought Viton seals which take heat. Did the job for...
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