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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-17-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,139
Posted By fratan
You shouldn't have put the 5k into the...

You shouldn't have put the 5k into the Differential. You need to change the tranny fluid.mechtronics sleeve, bridge seal adapter around 100,000 miles. Occasionally I still get the bang but I learned...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,219
Posted By fratan
You have to copy the link in the search bar and...

You have to copy the link in the search bar and it comes up.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-13-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,219
Posted By fratan
Her you go ...

Her you go http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...=543798&page=3
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By fratan
99% it is the control unit or ballast. My...

99% it is the control unit or ballast. My mechanic didn't take the bumper off the 2004 745i. He removed the air duct on the engine.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-04-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By fratan
My mistake was not replacing the alternator on my...

My mistake was not replacing the alternator on my wife's car when we did the alternator bracket seal. About six months after that the alternator and tensioner went. Bad planning
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,219
Posted By fratan
Just an update on the SAS fix. It has been over...

Just an update on the SAS fix. It has been over 2 1/2 years and the SAS fix is still working.
Got an inspection sticker today. The key is to have a cheap obd reader that tells the status of each...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 772
Posted By fratan
I have a 2006 750i with 140,000 miles. If you...

I have a 2006 750i with 140,000 miles. If you have a reasonable mechanic and can afford $1000-$1500 a year than keep it forever but if you don't get rid of it soon. I recently dropped $2000 for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By fratan
The part I got from EBAY didn't come with the...

The part I got from EBAY didn't come with the silver casing so when the mechanic installed it the plug kept coming undone. He is going to put the new ignitor in the old silver casing and we should be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By fratan
My mechanic said that the plug to the ignitor is...

My mechanic said that the plug to the ignitor is lose after replacing bulb, ignitor, and ballast.
Does anyone know if the tab on the ignitor helps it lock into place? The connector on the ignitor...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,895
Posted By fratan
Keif, Thanks for the pictures. My Indy said...

Keif,
Thanks for the pictures. My Indy said that the connection to the ignitor is lose. I'm dropping my old ignitor off tommorrow. Will pulling out that tab on the ignitor lock it into place?...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By fratan
I don't think my mechanic put the igniter back...

I don't think my mechanic put the igniter back right but will know next week. I bought a new ballast, igniter, and bulb and after picking the car up the headlight went out again. The symptoms are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By fratan
How is the car running since they did all that...

How is the car running since they did all that work?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-25-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,887
Posted By fratan
I was reading this thread and I think the problem...

I was reading this thread and I think the problem is the LM Light module behing the switch in the Dash. Alllights on is a safety mechanism for this.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,163
Posted By fratan
They replaced the control unit but I need to...

They replaced the control unit but I need to check if the ignitor was replaced. They didn't remove the bumper and I'm leaning towards a loose connection or a bad switch. Has anyone replaced the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-24-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,163
Posted By fratan
I just got my wifes car back from a local Indy. ...

I just got my wifes car back from a local Indy. They replaced the control unit, ignitor(maybe not)It looks like this may not have been replaced and bulb. The lights were working good for a few...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By fratan
Just to give you an update on eeuroparts.com. The...

Just to give you an update on eeuroparts.com. The parts arrived at noon and I was able to get my radiator and hoses done on my 2006 750i. The cost to replace the radiator and 4 hoses was $950 with a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-21-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,497
Posted By fratan
What was the outcome of the overheating? My wife...

What was the outcome of the overheating? My wife has a 2004 745 I with 143,000 miles. The other day radiator hose blew. I would recommend any car over 10 years old replace the 4 major hoses to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By fratan
Your saying you have a Dynamic Stability Control...

Your saying you have a Dynamic Stability Control malfunction. I believe that I replaced my yaw/lateral sensor but you need to confirm in INPA to be certain. Do you have the program?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By fratan
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=560151 I came across this thread and thought you might be interested in. Your problem seems like a loose connection or no connection.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By fratan
Relax and take a deep breath. Breath. Your car is...

Relax and take a deep breath. Breath. Your car is fine. Their the best cars on the road. Do you have Inpa? Can you get it to someone that has it? We need to see some codes and diagnose accordingly....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-03-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By fratan
Do you have INPA? Reset the Adaptations and...

Do you have INPA? Reset the Adaptations and drive in manually for a couple of hours.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By fratan
Low beam malfunction and generator failure code

Here is something strange. My wife's 2004 745i has a flickering passenger side low beam malfunction. I checked INPA and got confirmation. Went and checked my engine codes and see a generator failure...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,533
Posted By fratan
Don't give up. Do you have INPA? I would reset...

Don't give up. Do you have INPA? I would reset the adaptations and make sure that you have enough tranny fluid. You could always try and put a rebuilt mechtronics unit in too.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By fratan
#2 is the bridge seal and needs to be replaced...

#2 is the bridge seal and needs to be replaced around 100,000. This becomes brittle and cracks causing a compression leak to the tranny. #1 is the sleeve and only needs to be repaired when it leaks...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By fratan
The mechtronics sleeve and the bridge seal...

The mechtronics sleeve and the bridge seal adapter are 2 different parts. The bridge seal is a figure 8 between the tranny and mechtronics. There are 2 different types so order both and return the...
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