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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Dan_E65
I recently suffered from this problem too,...

I recently suffered from this problem too, passenger side carpet started feeling a bit damp, nowhere else though. Both my microfilter pans and drain tubes were blocked up.

Seems like a really poor...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-02-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
Posted By Dan_E65
FWIW, it's probably not a bad a/c control panel....

FWIW, it's probably not a bad a/c control panel. Occasionally, the rotary knobs get caught in between steps; those little notches you feel when you rotate the knob. Try giving each knob a few rapid...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Dan_E65
Water leak fixed... New clamps needed?

This is mainly aimed at those who have done this job before.

So on a long drive in torrential rain my better half - who was sitting in the front passenger seat at the time - started complaining of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-12-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Dan_E65
What version of Daten files have you upgraded to?...

What version of Daten files have you upgraded to?

I have an '06 E65 and have fitted the OEM iPod kit myself. Added +IPOD to the VO but try as I might, I can't get the correct menu, just CD1 etc....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Dan_E65
Generally it's just the diesels, although I think...

Generally it's just the diesels, although I think it's offered with the cold weather package on all models in places like Norway, Russia etc
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Dan_E65
Don't think this is anything to worry about -...

Don't think this is anything to worry about - your 730d has an auxiliary heater which kicks in when the ambient is below a set temp and assists with warming up the coolant. When you stop and turn the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,973
Posted By Dan_E65
Have you actually gone into the iPhone's...

Have you actually gone into the iPhone's Bluetooth setting menu?

You need to be in this menu for your iPhone to start looking for devices to pair with. Once it finds the car, it'll ask your for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-09-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Dan_E65
There's already a locking OBD cover - albeit for...

There's already a locking OBD cover - albeit for the E92 and costing UKú100!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Dan_E65
Yeah I agree, there'll never be a theft proof car...

Yeah I agree, there'll never be a theft proof car - I just need to put them to enough trouble to make them go elsewhere.

I did consider your point about the lock barrel. The trunk has its own...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-08-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Dan_E65
Attempted theft of my E65

Ladies and Gents, I've been targeted by thieves using those methods mentioned elsewhere on this forum and in the general media.

Despite the car being locked and alarmed in a residential parking...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Dan_E65
Seriously? You're talking about driving around...

Seriously? You're talking about driving around with your main beam permanently switched on.

Your car has bi-xenon headlights. When you pull the stick back, you'll get a momentary flash from the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 963
Posted By Dan_E65
Before you start replacing modules all over the...

Before you start replacing modules all over the place, it's best to zero in on the actual cause of the problem. I'd put money on it being a faulty nav drive (not the whole module, just the drive or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dan_E65
Why not just code the car to the UK spec?

Why not just code the car to the UK spec?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Dan_E65
The light sensor is bonded to the windshield...

The light sensor is bonded to the windshield glass behind the rear view mirror. You probably have some dirt on the glass if font of the sensor.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Dan_E65
OK - I have Adaptive Bi-Xenons and I've heard...

OK - I have Adaptive Bi-Xenons and I've heard just disconnecting the headlights (which I'm sure you have to do to fit the new LEDs) can cause errors and even failure of the Adaptive headlights. Do...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,338
Posted By Dan_E65
Finally! Someone with a facelift E65 whose fitted...

Finally! Someone with a facelift E65 whose fitted LEDs!

So rideme2 tell us all about it; how much did you pay for your MTECs? Did you take the bumper off? How easy was it to do? Any drawbacks, eg...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,223
Posted By Dan_E65
That PDF would be handy I reckon......

That PDF would be handy I reckon......
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-21-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,223
Posted By Dan_E65
Looking forward to this.... My 730d already has...

Looking forward to this.... My 730d already has the Thermotop C - it'd be interesting to see how you'll convert yours with the extra pump and pipe work needed.

Incidentally, I've already coded my...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 12-02-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,689
Posted By Dan_E65
Not sure if it helps anyone, but I've been...

Not sure if it helps anyone, but I've been looking at this project myself and thought I'd post up a few of my findings...

If you have a pre-facelift car, this retrofit might be feasible. Reason...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-22-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dan_E65
Just noticed that sometimes, even just the...

Just noticed that sometimes, even just the slightest touch of the metal outer dial of either of the blower controls will result in AUTO mode disengaging. I wonder if it could be an electrostatic...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-22-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dan_E65
A couple of things to consider here. The...

A couple of things to consider here.

The high beams will only stay on if the head lights are switched on, and....

Your car may be fitted with High Beam Assist. When you push the stalk forward...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dan_E65
So is this a new updated part that's been fitted?...

So is this a new updated part that's been fitted? Or just a replacement of the original part?

I've just checked realOEM and they only have 1 part number listed for the facelift, as of 03/2005.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-01-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dan_E65
Yeah same fob each time. Cheers CCCP I'll...

Yeah same fob each time.

Cheers CCCP I'll try clearing the error codes.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dan_E65
Strange Climate Control behaviour

Hi all, can anyone offer any suggestions as to why my climate control will sometimes just randomly take itself out of AUTO mode and switch to manual?

It did it a few times a couple of months ago...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-11-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Dan_E65
Strangely enough I've recently had this issue too...

Strangely enough I've recently had this issue too - I'd engage reverse and after about a second i'd get "PDC ACOUSTIC FAILURE".

Sometimes, the message would go away and it would work normally,...
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