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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By MOPAULY
google and fire up DIS to dig deeper

google and fire up DIS to dig deeper
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-25-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By MOPAULY
the tools is about $1000 to do it, depending on...

the tools is about $1000 to do it, depending on where you live you may want to find an independent to do it for you. Dealer will not use the tool, but rather remove the heads which is $$$$$
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By MOPAULY
You really have to do your research before...

You really have to do your research before purchasing one of these cars - I did tons of it here, and haven't had as many issues (yet) as others - with any used German car, buyer beware is crucial.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By MOPAULY
There is something to be said for Japanese...

There is something to be said for Japanese reliability, but nothing quite feels or drives like the German hardware. The Japanese high line cars are a bit boring to drive in comparison. It's a love...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By MOPAULY
I would clear all of the codes, wait for the...

I would clear all of the codes, wait for the light to come on, then verify which remain. I'm battling possibly 02 sensors at this time myself.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By MOPAULY
the transmission oil pan incorporates the filter...

the transmission oil pan incorporates the filter - if you change this you do both in one - however if you are high mileage / never been changed I would advise against it as you may cause further...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By MOPAULY
AGA collapsible tube or stent?

I don't have a coolant pipe failure (yet...) however want to be prepared for the eventual day it comes. I've seen commentary about both the AGA pipe kit ($600) and the stent, I think around $200. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By MOPAULY
DIS values / O2 diagnosis

Still trying to diagnose if my o2 sensors are bad, below is the output from DIS; What does the value for lambda adaptation reveal? All of this started shortly after I replaced the fuel pump.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By MOPAULY
I've used this trick before on my '67 Austin...

I've used this trick before on my '67 Austin Healey, to hold the valve in place with a bent coat hanger while I changed the valve seals out. There is a fine line on these cars as to applying...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-07-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,631
Posted By MOPAULY
how did you shim it? was thinking of doing this...

how did you shim it? was thinking of doing this when I do a preventative water pump replacement.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By MOPAULY
Do you have DIS? From DIS, this taken from the...

Do you have DIS? From DIS, this taken from the below link; I *think* you can also do it with Rheingold ISTA/D however I'm not sure as I don't recall the options; it's a little bit of an odd process....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-02-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By MOPAULY
I saw that, thanks though!

I saw that, thanks though!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-02-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By MOPAULY
never mind, figured it out in DIS thanks to some...

never mind, figured it out in DIS thanks to some additional searching and reading between the lines, what a PITA!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-02-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By MOPAULY
2F44 EWS immobilizer

Testing with modules in Rheingold /D yesterday, car ran fine, go to start again, starter cranks, no fire.

Code is reporting 2F44, apparently the immobilizer was tripped, however I cannot seem to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-27-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By MOPAULY
that's fairly normal in between maintenance...

that's fairly normal in between maintenance cycles; there is now way the car went that many miles on original brakes.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By MOPAULY
they were probably oem parts, not original. I...

they were probably oem parts, not original. I only use oem parts for this kind of stuff, cheaper than you think if you use oembimmerparts.com
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By MOPAULY
02 sensor parts source

Rock auto has 3 of the 4 from Bosch, which appears to be the OEM supplier. Wondering if any of you have sourced them elsewhere; since my fuel pump change the car has been running great however...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,641
Posted By MOPAULY
cooler looks fine, just gently straighten the...

cooler looks fine, just gently straighten the cooling fins back out
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By MOPAULY
at this point it's not setting codes for the...

at this point it's not setting codes for the pump, but rather the cats/o2 sensors. I'm wondering if something occurred during the rough running stage before the pump was replaced that could have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By MOPAULY
a basic copy of INPA will give you fault codes...

a basic copy of INPA will give you fault codes and their modules, google is your friend...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By MOPAULY
these cars are just to complex to eyeball...

these cars are just to complex to eyeball troubleshoot - codes will give you at least a direction to work in, especially with the cost to maintain them, don't want to replace stuff that ain't broke :)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By MOPAULY
You really need INPA or DIS to read the codes and...

You really need INPA or DIS to read the codes and tell you what's wrong, the fault codes should point you in the right direction.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By MOPAULY
This is a perfectly sound and practical idea. ...

This is a perfectly sound and practical idea. Once you break your first set of cam position sensors, and other brittle parts, you'll probably only have to pay your customer $1000 for the work you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By MOPAULY
fuel pump replacement - check engine light

I recently had the fuel pump begin to fail, symptoms were stumbling off of accel but OK idle. After a tow home and not hearing the normal fuel pump priming sounds I replaced it with a Bapmic part...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,641
Posted By MOPAULY
I'd be curious as to where the metal is coming...

I'd be curious as to where the metal is coming from before anything else - oil pumps are simple mechanical devices that normally do not fail, especially at 117k, unless it has a pressure bypass that...
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