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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-17-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By stuartjohn24
I agree with MOPAULY, Best option is to get...

I agree with MOPAULY,

Best option is to get a dedicated laptop and install ISTA-D or Rheingold and buy a cheap E-NET cable from eBay, this will give you dealer level diagnostic and service...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-17-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By stuartjohn24
Its integral to the gearbox, its mounted to the...

Its integral to the gearbox, its mounted to the hydraulic valve body and is called the mechatronics unit.

The gearbox is a ZF 6HP26, same as the one used in the E65, here is mine when I removed...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-14-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
F01 Rear Seat Entertainment Retrofit - OEM RSE

Hello SK,

Yep that's the one, yes it will work without coding if your doing a swap, it will log an error of it not being coded to the vehicle, this can be sorted easily but it's not a must do if...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-11-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By stuartjohn24
Ha! I like that! Where were you parked!?

Ha! I like that!

Where were you parked!?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Mike, Sorry to hear that, sounds like it...

Hi Mike,

Sorry to hear that, sounds like it could be an EGR issue, may be worth taking it off and visually inspecting it, I don't think its hard to get to, its right at the front on the top of the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-11-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks SK, For my day job I'm an Electronics...

Thanks SK,

For my day job I'm an Electronics engineer for a company manufacturing OEM equipment for the rail industry.

I have a keen interest in electronics and general engineering as a hobby. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-11-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello Mike, Sounds similar to mine, I...

Hello Mike,

Sounds similar to mine, I haven't changed it yet as I'm not 100% sure it's faulty and the DDE is mis diagnosing it!

I bought the car from a commuter in London, only ever driven...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi Mike! Fingers crossed! My intake...

Hi Mike!

Fingers crossed!

My intake pipe from the air filter to the turbo inlet was split severely! I replaced it but ever since I've had MAF errors, from memory air mass calculations are...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-10-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, Did you get to the bottom of this? I...

Hello,

Did you get to the bottom of this? I know these engine suffer from coking up around the intake and EGR valve, I have had swirl flap position errors and poor fuel economy. Im hoping to clean...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-10-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By stuartjohn24
I can sympathise! I had to replace mine after a...

I can sympathise! I had to replace mine after a week of ownership! Bought the car privately so no warranty etc... :eek:

Luckily I managed to source an almost brand new one from Munich for approx...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
CODING: The final step was to power up the...

CODING:

The final step was to power up the RSE unit and code it to the vehicle.

Upon connecting the RSE and monitors to the vehicle I ran a diagnostic scan using Rheingold, this detected the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-10-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
UPDATE: I have finally completed the monitor...

UPDATE:

I have finally completed the monitor installation, it was pretty time consuming getting the monitor base plates to fit correctly but I got there in the end!

Sadly the seat back covers...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-10-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello BMW-Rocky, Apologies for the delay,...

Hello BMW-Rocky,

Apologies for the delay, I'm afraid I haven't had the misfortune to have this issue.... yet! no doubt it will arise! From what I gather they are trying to replace the failed LED...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-04-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks, I am nearing completion now, I started...

Thanks, I am nearing completion now, I started this around 2 months ago, I have been retrofitting TV and automatic boot lid actuation at the same time whilst the car was in bits!

Thanks 'aom' I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-04-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
Place holder

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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-03-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By stuartjohn24
F01 Rear Seat Entertainment Retrofit - OEM RSE

Hello fellow F01 and F02 owners! I recently took the plunge and sold my beloved E65 which I had owned for around 4 years, we had many ups and downs during my ownership, but it was a fantastic car and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
Well, the last day or so has been interesting, I...

Well, the last day or so has been interesting, I have figured out what part of the flash is failing.

The SWFL files break down to the following:



The flash process successfully completes...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-19-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
I have been examining the PCB of the RSE unit...

I have been examining the PCB of the RSE unit this afternoon, noticed there is a Maxim RS232 transceiver on the bottom of the board, which I thought was strange. Anyway dug around in the psdzdaten...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-18-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
Here is the screen shot after SVT has been...

Here is the screen shot after SVT has been calculated, I used my I-Step and the target I-Step that my F01 has already been updated to.
...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
Interesting, I am using ENET, I made the lead...

Interesting, I am using ENET, I made the lead myself, it's only about 3M long at most and it's made using screened industrial Ethernet cable. So just the 4 cores and an IDC type screened RJ45. Here...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-18-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
I understand, in my day job we design the system...

I understand, in my day job we design the system such that a unit can never be in-recoverable. For example an external flash memory is used as a backup, when a software update is initiated the entire...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-18-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello ap90500, I think you are right, I have...

Hello ap90500,

I think you are right, I have seen posts where some of the SWFL files are corrupted / UNKN but the cause of those were failed flashes because the HWEL numbers were incorrect during...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-17-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
I am not 100%, it may have originally been fitted...

I am not 100%, it may have originally been fitted to an F10, however the part number cross references to the 5 and 7 series, I didnt think this would be an issue.

I have a suspicion that the 'Code...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-17-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, Thanks for the quick reply Milkyway! ...

Hello,

Thanks for the quick reply Milkyway!

Yes thats correct, I have added 6FG to VO/FA. I tried to inject a CAFD file (CAFD_00000168_002_005_010) but this was unsucessful, coding resulted in...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-17-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By stuartjohn24
F01 RSE Flash Fail

Hello all,

I hope some of you can help me! I am retrofitting RSE into my 2008 F01, pretty much everything has been going to plan until I received the RSE module from a dishonest eBay seller this...
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