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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By RichardParry
Thanks so much for letting me know. Indeed I...

Thanks so much for letting me know.

Indeed I was advised the fault with my unit was to do with the precharge pump circuity. They did try and explain, but I was advised it was something to with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By RichardParry
Thanks for the reply. I have a couple of...

Thanks for the reply.

I have a couple of quick questions

1) Was your replacement unit from the same model, a 2006 750Li?

2) When you installed it did you have to do anything extra, other...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-15-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By RichardParry
Angry Non-Repairable ECU/ABS Module - 2005 Facelift E65 750i Sport

Hi All,

I've been in discussion on another older thread about this.

To recap I have a 2005 Facelift E65 750i Sport. Unfortunately the ABS ECU module failed, causing all the usual issues like no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
Ah I see, I thought you meant you had an issue...

Ah I see, I thought you meant you had an issue with using a repair service like the one I found in Nottingham.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
What was your experience please?

What was your experience please?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
I just found this bunch in Nottingham - They...

I just found this bunch in Nottingham - They claim they can repair the ECU/ABS electronics module;
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
That's interesting - All the guides and forum...

That's interesting - All the guides and forum threads I have read about this suggest the new module must be re-programmed wit the VIN of the car and may also need to go through a special calibration...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-27-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
Angry OK - New update to this thread. It's all...

OK - New update to this thread.

It's all gone a bit wrong unfortunately. The error came back as I arrived home yesterday evening - Pulled on the driveway, put on the parking break and it then...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By RichardParry
Brilliant this looks like what I need. Thanks for...

Brilliant this looks like what I need. Thanks for your time looking this up.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
Thanks for the reply. I got my car back from...

Thanks for the reply.

I got my car back from the garage yesterday. They ran all sorts of tests and said the voltages and currents from the alternator was fine. They also did load tests on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By RichardParry
Error Code 2A19 - Fueld Evaporation Valve, Control

Hi All,

I have a 2005 E65 750i Sport - UK Model with Approx 176k Miles.

Recently I've had the engine light come on. A specialist diagnostics company has read the code as 2A19 - Fuel Evaporation...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
I forgot to mention when the errors came up and...

I forgot to mention when the errors came up and it all went haywire earlier that it showed 0 miles of petrol, then moments later would show 436 miles (I had not long earlier put in a full tank).
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
Thanks for the reply. I've tried the "hidden...

Thanks for the reply.

I've tried the "hidden menu" before, but it only seems to show basic info about the servicing intervals and won't reset any counters etc. I've tried unlocking it to get to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By RichardParry
Question Multiple Issues - Alternator?

Hi All,

I have a 2005 Facelift E65 750i Sport, approx 175k miles. I've owned this car for about 7 years.

Today I've come across a new fault never seen anything like it before.

First journey...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-20-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RichardParry
Hi, Not sure what's happened here - I submit...

Hi,

Not sure what's happened here - I submit a few different threads but looks like they've all merged into one thread, which is rather useless as it will just complicate things - oh well.

LED...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RichardParry
There's a photo of the backside of these on this...

There's a photo of the backside of these on this eBay post here;
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RichardParry
LED Number Plate Lights - Pulling Hair Out!

Hi All,

I think this has been covered before, so please do link in a previous post if one exists - I couldn't find one when I did a search though.

I bought some LED real number plate bulbs...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RichardParry
Question UK 750i Sport - Passenger Side Window Doesn't Work

Hi All,

Around 6 months ago I noticed the passenger side window stopped working on my 2005 750i Sport - Facelift UK model.

It stopped working for a while, just wouldn't go down, and I kept...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By RichardParry
Question Steering Wheel - Goes Up/Down Wrong Way

Hi All,

I have an E65 2005 750i Sport - Facelift UK model - Have had it for around 6 years.

Since I have had it the steering wheel goes the wrong way than you'd expect. E.g. When you get out...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By RichardParry
I found the part - from a UK BMW dealer - They...

I found the part - from a UK BMW dealer - They had a website which sold all sorts of parts - the only one I could find.

It cost 35 delivered for the metal bit, which is all I needed. It's not the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By RichardParry
Okies - A new update on this one. Got the...

Okies - A new update on this one.

Got the car on a ramp and it was a small connecting rod which goes from the wishbone to the sensor. The rear was fine, but the front had snapped. Basically the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By RichardParry
Quick update on this one. Just started the car in...

Quick update on this one. Just started the car in the dark. Both headlights do "self test", but only ever such a small movement - definitely not what they used to do. Both headlights do the same, so...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By RichardParry
Also just curious - does the self leveling system...

Also just curious - does the self leveling system have anything to level the headlights other than the pot-based sensors attached to the wheels? E.g. is there a mercury switch or similar so it knows...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By RichardParry
2005 E65 750i Sport - Headlight Self Leveling Issue

Hi All!

Another day, another small problem with my 2005 750i Sport.

It's getting darker in the evenings now and noticed my lights aren't illuminating much of the road - thought nothing of it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-04-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By RichardParry
Unhappy 1998 528i - Engine won't rev over 2200 RPM

Hi All,

I wonder if you could help please. I am helping my father in law as he is having some trouble with his 1998 528i BMW.

The car has been working fine for many years, but all of sudden...
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