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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Ggreg
Not seeing any water cooled alternators on 2005...

Not seeing any water cooled alternators on 2005 750i on realoem. There are some on the 760i.

Regardless look at the alternator case and it should be obvious.

Air cooled looks like this:...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,596
Posted By Ggreg
There is a mechanical interlock that prevents the...

There is a mechanical interlock that prevents the locking tab from locking until the sleeve is fully inserted. If you look at where the sleeve seats on the mechatronics unit, there are small metal...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Ggreg
I believe the last water cooled alternators were...

I believe the last water cooled alternators were used on manufacture date of 10/2003. But look at the outer case of the alternator, if it is smooth with no cast-in air passages it is water cooled.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-06-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Ggreg
Personally I've only heard a similar sound on the...

Personally I've only heard a similar sound on the E38 7 series, but the principal is the same. Failed pressure regulator causes too much vacuum in the crankcase and a sucking sound when removing dip...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-06-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Ggreg
Right side at front of engine under vacuum pump....

Right side at front of engine under vacuum pump. Need to remove air filter housing to access/see the pressure switch. Need a 24 mm deep socket to remove/replace the sensor. It is common for this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-06-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Ggreg
There are two CCV (pressure regulator valves,...

There are two CCV (pressure regulator valves, part number is 11157563506. Part #1 http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=GN83-USA-09-2004-E66-BMW-760Li&diagId=11_3356 . Your links are for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-05-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By Ggreg
Check your CCV valves and diaphragms. Sounds like...

Check your CCV valves and diaphragms. Sounds like your crankcase ventilation is too strong.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-04-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By Ggreg
The key is mechanical retained in the slot until...

The key is mechanical retained in the slot until the small door/cover is closed and locked. It shouldn't need electrical power.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Ggreg
You need to pull up each module in INPA that has...

You need to pull up each module in INPA that has an error and it will show you a description. The DME errors will be under the DME/engine selection.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ggreg
Checkout your IVM. It is a power distribution...

Checkout your IVM. It is a power distribution board with relays that resides in the E-box. The e-box is where the DME is located. Under the hood on right side under the micro filter. Search this...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Ggreg
The typical reason for those codes are the...

The typical reason for those codes are the secondary air passages in the head are clogged and will need to be drilled/cleaned out. They normally clog because the engine is burning oil. Caused by...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,281
Posted By Ggreg
All of the parts would clear on 18" jack stands....

All of the parts would clear on 18" jack stands. Only clearance issue may be your own girth. Certainly 24" stands would make the job easier.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Ggreg
While you have the pan off you should check that...

While you have the pan off you should check that the spring and rod where installed correctly. Also check for damaged pins on the transmission's electrical connector and make sure the sealing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Ggreg
Looks like pn 51717057799 was superseded by...

Looks like pn 51717057799 was superseded by 51717141464, but Realoem only lists it for the cars listed below. Not sure if it will fit other models. But a google search reveals it's available.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Ggreg
Need to jack up the rear of car in front of the...

Need to jack up the rear of car in front of the cooling fins on the differential. Just use a block of wood to get you below the cooling fins. Do it all the time. Lift both rear wheels and place...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Ggreg
There is a rubber pad in the front, dead center...

There is a rubber pad in the front, dead center left to right and just at rear of splash panel. I use the bottom of the differential at the rear, on the body of the diff, not the cooling fins. Also...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Ggreg
When installing the mechatronics unit did you get...

When installing the mechatronics unit did you get the emergency release lever in the correct position?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Ggreg
Enjoy: ...

Enjoy:

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-22-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Ggreg
Should be in the right rear fender. Need to...

Should be in the right rear fender. Need to remove wheel well lining to access the pump.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-19-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Ggreg
There is a video on the link below. I believe the...

There is a video on the link below. I believe the video shows loosing the DSC unit to remove plug #2, but I was able to rotate the coil and remove it without loosing the DSC unit.

...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By Ggreg
part # is for the idler pulley/deflection pulley...

part # is for the idler pulley/deflection pulley = 11287574834
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-14-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By Ggreg
Part # 11287549588 is the correct number for the...

Part # 11287549588 is the correct number for the water pump tensioner on your car. The dealer wants about $150. Amazon has aftermarket brands for $29 on up and they also have the original INA made...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,310
Posted By Ggreg
Assuming you are asking about a PCB it is an...

Assuming you are asking about a PCB it is an abbreviation for a Printed Circuit Board.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Ggreg
Do the actuators run and find home position when...

Do the actuators run and find home position when ignition is turned on (start button pushed, brake not depressed)? Check electrical connection pins on both the cam position sensors and actuators. If...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Ggreg
Look at the installation instructions in the 2nd...

Look at the installation instructions in the 2nd link in post #4. It indicates the satellite module is under the package shelf. If you click on the 2nd link is should download a pdf with the...
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