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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I don't have one myself. Because a mechanic...

I don't have one myself. Because a mechanic friend of mine has the set up. However there's a section in this on coding. If you do a quick search I'm sure you can find it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I wanted to say that we do see your post. The...

I wanted to say that we do see your post. The majority of the drivers on this site are in the USA. BMW USA has only started selling diesels here a short while ago. Have you Asked your question here....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 22,441
Posted By Rick in Yuma
We(my mechanic and I)Completed the job on "both"...

We(my mechanic and I)Completed the job on "both" pumps last week Wednesday. We were meticulous as to the steps in this post. The diaphragm's were marked and cut with a scissors precisely to fit. We...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Rick in Yuma
This is beyond my expertise. I wonder if you were...

This is beyond my expertise. I wonder if you were to PM some of the members who wrote the repair link? Also this is just a thought. Have you disconnected the battery for several minutes. Reconnect...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Did you register the battery. Another words...

Did you register the battery. Another words computer code the new battery to the car. It's one of those peculiar things that need to be done on BMWs. And new owners don't know anything about it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Check this post. Look at reply #18 ...

Check this post. Look at reply #18

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=518339&highlight=parking+brake+repair

Looks like some programming needs to be done. Did you do this....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I am very curious Tim, you moved the post to the...

I am very curious Tim, you moved the post to the seven series site. However he has a 530. Do we have more speaker expertise people on the seven site?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I have not seen one. However if you can enter...

I have not seen one. However if you can enter data by touchscreen instead of the I drive. It could well be worth it.I really hate the Hunt and search Data entry of the I drive.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Rick in Yuma
LRL. What did you think of your Sprint booster?...

LRL. What did you think of your Sprint booster? Is it all it is cracked up to be?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 33,285
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Yes, they're all genuine ZF parts. My suggestion...

Yes, they're all genuine ZF parts. My suggestion would be call the company. Let them know what you're doing. Ask them for suggestions as to what you need. They're the transmission experts. Then match...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Yes the HPFP's can cause misfires. I'm doing the...

Yes the HPFP's can cause misfires. I'm doing the fix on mine now. Read the above listed link. You can skip to about page 15. Fuel in the wrong lines cause all kinds of problems. If they're leaking...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Not with the seven series. That's why you need to...

Not with the seven series. That's why you need to register the battery. I don't know why. But I experience it a lot with the max air conditioning setting. In the summer with short trips. I'll press...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Just a thought. I'm not sure if this could be it....

Just a thought. I'm not sure if this could be it. However what are other's thoughts on this. The cars accelerator pedal is "fly by wire" (no cable) if the signal only produces enought to tell the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Rick in Yuma
How long since you replaced the car battery? When...

How long since you replaced the car battery? When the battery is going bad the management computer starts to shut down the heavy draw components. The blower motor is first. When the battery charge...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-14-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 793
Posted By Rick in Yuma
There are a lot of automotive body shops in Los...

There are a lot of automotive body shops in Los Angeles that would like to see it snow. Can you imagine the carnage if you had three or four inches of snow.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Rick in Yuma
lRL.. Good luck.make sure they register the...

lRL.. Good luck.make sure they register the battery. I had a dealer in Phoenix change one out in the driveway of the dealership. Before I knew about registration. 3 Hour Drive from Phoenix to Yuma. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Before someone else asks. I found the tool he...

Before someone else asks. I found the tool he shows on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Clutch-Wrench-Water-Holding-holder/dp/B00HEZ2GJM/ref=pd_sxp_grid_pt_1_1

Great tutorial... Thank you.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-11-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Rick in Yuma
I've been there and done that. Hit the auto parts...

I've been there and done that. Hit the auto parts store and buy a pair of chains. Cable type are the best for your car. In the event you need traction. Throw them on. I haven't been there in two...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Be very careful when jumpstarting these vehicles....

Be very careful when jumpstarting these vehicles. Had AAA give me a jump in Tucson several years ago. The truck driver snapped the jumper cables on the positive post several times causing it to arc....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Rick in Yuma
2016 BMW 730d Spy Shots

Here is the link to the new 2016 BMW 7 series. Still haven't decided whether I like it or not. Sure wish it was the one in my avatar.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Start here.. ...

Start here..

http://realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.do?model=HN83&mospid=48479&hg=12
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Use Realoem.com to search the part numbers. After...

Use Realoem.com to search the part numbers. After you find the number Google them.. It's Difficult to help you. When you have no info about your car, in your post or header. Your location would help...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Sorry to hear this.. However my 05 started...

Sorry to hear this.. However my 05 started throwing the same codes. How many miles on the car? Here is a post you want to show your mechanic. You can start reading on page 11. Hope it helps.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Rick in Yuma
Jackie... Did you see this post today. ...

Jackie... Did you see this post today.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=818884

You will still need to have the battery computer matched to the car.. I.E. Registered.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-07-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Rick in Yuma
That is great find... Thanks

That is great find... Thanks
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