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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By GeorgeT
The windshield washer fluid reservoir also leaks...

The windshield washer fluid reservoir also leaks in that area.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By GeorgeT
The BMW 101 Program is just like PDC without the...

The BMW 101 Program is just like PDC without the delivery. You pay though.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-08-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By GeorgeT
Any BMW dealer can set up PCD; not all want to...

Any BMW dealer can set up PCD; not all want to apparently.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By GeorgeT
Check for warped rotors.

Check for warped rotors.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By GeorgeT
There are several fuel tank vent lines behind the...

There are several fuel tank vent lines behind the rear seat. I had one come loose when my car was new; didn't have any gas odor but it threw a Check Engine Light (like if the fuel cap isn't put on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By GeorgeT
Remember, Battery Tenders are not intended to...

Remember, Battery Tenders are not intended to charge a battery but to keep it charged when not being used. You should fully charge the battery first using a regular charger.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-31-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By GeorgeT
A new plant for building the X7 will be built on...

A new plant for building the X7 will be built on the Greer site and that may affect tours as well.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By GeorgeT
If you just dropped the pan and drained the fluid...

If you just dropped the pan and drained the fluid out, the fluid remaining in the torque converter and associated lines contaminated the new fluid.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By GeorgeT
That works but it is incomplete: to do the job...

That works but it is incomplete: to do the job properly you must "cycle" the ABS system to flush the old fluid from there as well; it takes special software to do that.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-24-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By GeorgeT
Sorta reminds me of the old Johnny Cash "One...

Sorta reminds me of the old Johnny Cash "One Piece At A Time" about a man who worked a the Cadillac factory and "appropriated" parts over a decade or so and then built his own car.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 03-23-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By GeorgeT
Why buy locally? Your service experience may be...

Why buy locally? Your service experience may be different if you buy at your local dealer - my dealer has service specials that only are offered to customers who bought their cars there and they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By GeorgeT
New tires? Old tires? Run Flats? Go Flats? ...

New tires? Old tires? Run Flats? Go Flats?

"Ride" is subjective - what are you comparing the ride to?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By GeorgeT
Every car I've had with high gloss wood trim...

Every car I've had with high gloss wood trim showed cracking and chipping after 3-6 years: I ordered my '07 7 Series with American Walnut and it looks as good as the first day. It doesn't show dust...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By GeorgeT
Make sure you remove the "Fill" plug first: if...

Make sure you remove the "Fill" plug first: if the drain plug is removed and then the fill plug can't be removed you're screwed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By GeorgeT
I may be wrong but I thought that when you set...

I may be wrong but I thought that when you set the tire pressure to the desired level, you then re-initialized the monitors through the iDrive menu. Once set, the monitors would go off when the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By GeorgeT
Dog pee?

Dog pee?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By GeorgeT
Why are you replacing the engine? If its broken,...

Why are you replacing the engine? If its broken, you can expect whatever scrap iron is going for by the pound (or kilo).
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,096
Posted By GeorgeT
Check with Hagety, they consider th3 Z4 a special...

Check with Hagety, they consider th3 Z4 a special interest sports car and cover it at a much lower rate than others. $464/year full coverage including un-insured and under insured motorists and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By GeorgeT
It's not as simple as just bleeding the brakes,...

It's not as simple as just bleeding the brakes, you also have to "cycle" the ABS unit to flush it as well. This requires a special piece of equipment and software.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 02-11-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By GeorgeT
I doubt that most BMW owners have a problem with...

I doubt that most BMW owners have a problem with the ABS. I have have/had 5 BMW's starting with an '01 330i, an '03 540i, an '03 Z4, an '07 750i and an '08 535i. I have never had any issues. If...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-31-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By GeorgeT
He may be replacing a non-AGM replacement battery...

He may be replacing a non-AGM replacement battery that the P.O. had installed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 788
Posted By GeorgeT
First, get the key (remote) from your dealer not...

First, get the key (remote) from your dealer not from ebay. Remotes are specific to your car and cannot be coded to other cars.

As far as the CEL issue, take you car somewhere that has a code...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By GeorgeT
If your key is as you described and you have...

If your key is as you described and you have Comfort Access, you have the wrong key. A car with CA will not charge the key. it must be replaced periodically.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-17-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By GeorgeT
Tours are scheduled to resume in April.

Tours are scheduled to resume in April.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By GeorgeT
I have had the counters go up instead of going...

I have had the counters go up instead of going down: I drove a lot in slow, stop and go traffic but then went on a long road trip and the interval actually went up.
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