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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-08-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,269
Posted By racerock
Just as funny - the different vehicles and...

Just as funny - the different vehicles and locations in the background.

Reminds me of the find the 10 things different for kids
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By racerock
Water Temp - any Voltage?

So I remembered that there was a way to get water temp, but never did it over the years. Guess I'll try to remember to do that...
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By racerock
My situation was very similar to the OP. With a...

My situation was very similar to the OP. With a few differences:
- I was 3.5 hours from home
- first indication was not any sort of dashboard indicator that the voltage was below normal (never...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-06-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,354
Posted By racerock
I'll try to check again, but was told I could not...

I'll try to check again, but was told I could not "code it out"

Just saw a used sensor to maybe test mine - at $1,737 for a used - I'll pass.

Anyone have one to loan me to test? Sell cheap?
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,961
Posted By racerock
Thanks for the fast feedback and link. I...

Thanks for the fast feedback and link. I remember the valve and vacuum line on my E39 540i, 323ci and 330i I'll have to check again as when I was checking my 7, did not recall the vacuum line (yep,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,354
Posted By racerock
POS system design

Works great if everything works.

If the sensor is intermittent - sucks!

Mine is intermittent. Might work for 5 minutes maybe 20 - then it goes to into a mode where it will not work for a while...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,961
Posted By racerock
I think the following items are what actually...

I think the following items are what actually checked out ok as these are the pressure lines from the pump to the valves. From Real OEM:

11727508270 - the hose with the Y that goes under the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,961
Posted By racerock
locations and part numbers

Old Post, new post - does not matter and in fact good posts, search and review before posting are the key.

SO, I have the same situation as you, and have ran diagnostics with the computer.
...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 04-01-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By racerock
Never mind - just saw the date... Lock this...

Never mind - just saw the date... Lock this thread!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,252
Posted By racerock
Ran across this post and had to laugh - Now I...

Ran across this post and had to laugh - Now I swear by Honda, but if you know the reliability of the Honda/Acura 5 speed Automatic Trans (which relates to this thread) - the above statement is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 54,015
Posted By racerock
The above does not work - see the thread and post...

The above does not work - see the thread and post #30:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=495895&page=2

Some people have thought it worked for a few miles but it comes back...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,252
Posted By racerock
That does not work - see my posts in either this...

That does not work - see my posts in either this thread or another one. The only way to reset is to get into the mapping and reset.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,252
Posted By racerock
With all due respect ditihala - each of the above...

With all due respect ditihala - each of the above situations could be where the person left the vehicle "thinking" it was either off or in park - believe me, I often start to leave mine and take a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-08-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,252
Posted By racerock
That recall appears to be totally different than...

That recall appears to be totally different than the subject of this thread.

That recall appears to me that it is a typical american person that is rushing to get out of the car (and drop their...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,388
Posted By racerock
Trade

I'd trade my system for yours even up!

But, mine has intermittent failures that makes it worthless sometimes!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,416
Posted By racerock
Make sure he has the proper computer interface...

Make sure he has the proper computer interface (via fiber optics) to get into the data table and reset all of the parameters to 00. He should say something about the TIS/DIS software and a rather...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-19-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,416
Posted By racerock
SO, you did not reset the data then... - ZF...

SO, you did not reset the data then... - ZF transmission algorith reset was not performed and is a key element in solving this problem

Seriously, the method you used does nothing (some have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-18-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,416
Posted By racerock
Specifically which method was used for the above?

Specifically which method was used for the above?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,129
Posted By racerock
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-08-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,614
Posted By racerock
Not exactly true (and maybe depending on the...

Not exactly true (and maybe depending on the state)

Geico (and many others) - you have to read the fine print on your policy (which would cover the state by state deal. MANY have in the red tape...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By racerock
Invision - Revolution Series

What is interesting on that is yours looks like my color combination, but I think in the end, I'd just leave them in. How often would I take a snooze in the drivers seat and take advantage of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-19-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By racerock
Pretty sure that the system in the picture is the...

Pretty sure that the system in the picture is the same system that is in mine. Mine is an aftermarket that was installed at the dealer when it was new. Wireless headphones, the system can run two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-16-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 43,771
Posted By racerock
Sorry for the delayed reply... Searching on...

Sorry for the delayed reply...

Searching on this forum and others - a relatively common problem - there is a power issue going to a number of items - vanity mirrors, radio controls on the steering...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-04-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,947
Posted By racerock
For some - Knowing when to stop, a cell phone and...

For some - Knowing when to stop, a cell phone and a flat bed are the best tools.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-03-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,947
Posted By racerock
you have to take your shock off? Been a while......

you have to take your shock off? Been a while...

Now that I think about it, I did my ball joints when doing shocks and I went ahead and did the upper control arm as well, so a ton of stuff is...
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