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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-03-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Jerry 745Li
The gas tank has two reservoirs. A sensor in...

The gas tank has two reservoirs. A sensor in each side calculates the total gas left. One of your sensors has failed. In the older E65/E66 this was easily replaced by removing the back seat...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-21-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I'd steer away from the hybrid

I have a 2012 Hybrid 7 which has been trouble free thus far but sadly I know it will let me down eventually. The 2013 models have a different hybrid system than the 10-12 models changing from the V8...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-10-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By Jerry 745Li
That's promising.

That's promising.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-09-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Who has the most miles?

Back when I was active on the e65/66 threads someone started a post asking who had the highest mileage as well as each member describing what problems they had. From that data we were able to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-15-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,670
Posted By Jerry 745Li
TSB si b84 06 16

You would have to take it to the dealer if it falls under TSB si b84 06 16. The corrective action is 6 pages long. Here is a snippet

BMW ONLINE NON-FUNCTIONAL: CHECK ICC-ID IN ACCOUNT
TECHNICAL...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-11-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Yes it does, as long as the certification process...

Yes it does, as long as the certification process was completed by a dealer before the car went to auction. I confirmed this when looking a few years ago. Too bad I don't have 65K just lying...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-10-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Would love this Alpina

http://www.eimports4less.com/detail-2013-bmw-7_series-certified_alpina_b7_xdrive_lwb_awd_sedan-used-15130617.html
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-07-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Can you open an East Coast location please :-)

Can you open an East Coast location please :-)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-07-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Which USB port? Glove box or center console? ...

Which USB port? Glove box or center console?
How is the USB formatted? FAT32, NTFS?
What do you have on the flash drive? .mp3?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-02-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,273
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Actually, the 2010-2012 Active Hybrid 7 uses a...

Actually, the 2010-2012 Active Hybrid 7 uses a modified version of the N62 engine that brought the horsepower to 455 from 400 and added an 8 speed transmission that the non-hybrids did not get. The...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-29-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,476
Posted By Jerry 745Li
And once you learn how to code you can figure out...

And once you learn how to code you can figure out how to apply the map updates for free, which I've been doing for the past few years :-)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-29-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,273
Posted By Jerry 745Li
The air conditioning uses the high voltage...

The air conditioning uses the high voltage system. It uses an electric compressor, not belt driven. The AC is piped to the high voltage battery to cool it. So I will assume if one fails so will...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-29-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,920
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Noise is normal, I hear the same as you. Timing...

Noise is normal, I hear the same as you. Timing chain would only be replaced as part of the CCP if it failed a test that checked for stretching. Mine was replaced. Put the last 7 of your VIN into...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-26-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Yep, Still living on the edge. 61K miles on my...

Yep, Still living on the edge. 61K miles on my 2012. Just had 2 coils go bad so I replaced all the plugs and coils. While my daughter is in college I've been driving her MDX to keep the miles down...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-18-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I didn't type my response clearly enough. Any...

I didn't type my response clearly enough. Any current Tesla owner can pay $20,000 for a battery upgrade to turn their P85 or P90 into a P100,

Jer
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-14-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,848
Posted By Jerry 745Li
If you get the P85 pay the $20,000 to make it a...

If you get the P85 pay the $20,000 to make it a P100 :-)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-13-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Didn't need swivel socket, just had to keep in...

Didn't need swivel socket, just had to keep in mind when threading the new plug they are at a slight angle in the sleeve. Did not torque or gap. Car has another 1000 miles since and no issues.
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-06-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,202
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I just did my plugs and coils this weekend. ...

I just did my plugs and coils this weekend. Piece of cake, 45 minutes. Once you loosen the 8 screws holding the top of the air filter housing in place you want to loosen the 2 hose clamps that join...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-30-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Found this video

I bought the 14 point thin walled socket but it looks like I need the socket that has a swivel built in according to this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brhNrVKWgTM


Spark Plug Tool...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-29-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Spark Plug Gap and Torque

Anyone know the proper gap and torque for the plugs on a N63 engine? Bought new coils and plugs from oembimmerparts.com. Going to change them this weekend. Can't find any info on the plug gap. ...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-24-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,658
Posted By Jerry 745Li
2016 BMW 750i vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 - Head 2 Head

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyQ42lBkStU&list=PLA97180860447EE6A&index=1

Jason Cammisa and Jonny Lieberman head down to the L.A. River to answer the hundred-thousand-dollar (and then some!)...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-21-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Problem Solved!

So I lucked out and the problem was resolved by simply purchasing a new coil.

More details: BMW has changed parts suppliers for the coil moving away from Bosch and now using Eldor. The new part...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-19-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Back from vacation today. Swapped the coils and...

Back from vacation today. Swapped the coils and the problem follows the coil. Will pick up 2 new coils at the dealer tomorrow and report back.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-12-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Before I left for the shore today I thought I'd...

Before I left for the shore today I thought I'd see if the 7 still threw errors after 24 hours of rest. As you know with these cars sometimes the errors go away after a little down time. In my...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-11-2016, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Thanks for the advice monsterrailroad. I plan on...

Thanks for the advice monsterrailroad. I plan on doing exactly what you said but it will have to wait a week because my vacation starts tomorrow. I pulled the codes using an ODB scanner. I'm just...
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