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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By HerbP
Your cheapest option would be to trade for a M6....

Your cheapest option would be to trade for a M6. There are not a lot of aftermarket parts that will yield big HP gains for our engine. The supercharger will make the most difference, but it is around...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By HerbP
AllorNothing would be a good person to PM...

AllorNothing would be a good person to PM concerning the speakers. He has done a few threads on the mods on our sound system.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By HerbP
The coolant pipe rear seal, a head gasket...

The coolant pipe rear seal, a head gasket leaking, the coolant valley pan gasket, or possibly one one of the heater hoses. You can snake a boroscope down behind the engine to get a better look....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By HerbP
Check your battery voltage, regardless if it is a...

Check your battery voltage, regardless if it is a new battery. Our cars are energy hogs, & demand a properly charged battery. Check the battery voltage under the hood at the jump terminal, with your...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By HerbP
If this happens after sitting at a red light, it...

If this happens after sitting at a red light, it sounds like your valve stem seals are bad. This is a very common problem with our engines. The cost for the repair starts at around 2500.00.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By HerbP
The wiring harnesses are built on a generic...

The wiring harnesses are built on a generic platform, to fit cars with different options. Not all connectors are used on the wiring harnesses. Do you have something to indicate that something is not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By HerbP
That could be a good starting point, eliminating...

That could be a good starting point, eliminating a known suspect. Hopefully this will help you get your problem resolved.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By HerbP
It seems that you have some kind of fuel/air...

It seems that you have some kind of fuel/air ratio problem? Have you done any mods to the air intake system? When all your work on the engine was done, could you have possibly put the MAF sensors in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By HerbP
When I mean to roll the tabs in, is locate the...

When I mean to roll the tabs in, is locate the tabs on the bottom of the valve cover. Once they are seated in the head, slowly work the spark plugs in the valve cover. Applying some grease to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By HerbP
The module would need to be recoded with your...

The module would need to be recoded with your serial number to correct the problem. It can be done, but the dealer probably want do the coding. They would rather sell you their module, in which will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By HerbP
Glad that you got it done. That's one thing off...

Glad that you got it done. That's one thing off of your list!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By HerbP
Check the voltage on your battery with the engine...

Check the voltage on your battery with the engine off, with the headlights on. The voltage should be 12 volts or above. If the battery reads below 12 volts after charging the battery, the battery is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,211
Posted By HerbP
Your purge valve is most likely bad, or either...

Your purge valve is most likely bad, or either your gas cap is bad. The purge valve is most likely bad.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By HerbP
The sensor is either around 1 ohm for a good...

The sensor is either around 1 ohm for a good sensor, or infinite ohms for a bad sensor. It is either good, or bad. There is nothing smart about the sensor.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By HerbP
I have seen the setting go - before in the...

I have seen the setting go - before in the software, but never in the car? If the brake indicator is worn, it will not reset the indicator. I would disconnect the sensor, & check it with a VOM. If...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By HerbP
I think somewhere in the 2007 models, they did...

I think somewhere in the 2007 models, they did away with the dipstick.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By HerbP
Not sure if it would work, but a used mirror off...

Not sure if it would work, but a used mirror off of a 5 or 7 series might be plug & play. The Homelink buttons are usually independent of the car. All you need is power to the transmitter for them to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By HerbP
Like the dance, glad you got it fixed!

Like the dance, glad you got it fixed!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By HerbP
They possibly charged your battery while running...

They possibly charged your battery while running diagnostics on the car. It is normal to charge your battery, once a month. This will keep random alarms & warnings to go off.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By HerbP
You should be able to use DIS to troubleshoot the...

You should be able to use DIS to troubleshoot the problem. There are test plans that will lead you down the road to test each component. I know you are not familiar with DIS, so jump in & test the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By HerbP
If it is leaking, low fluid could cause those...

If it is leaking, low fluid could cause those symptoms. But I suspect that you most likely have a bad Mechatronic Adapter, which is allowing the fluid to bypass the valve body. The part is only...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By HerbP
Is that a fiber optic cable?

Is that a fiber optic cable?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By HerbP
You say transmission malfunction, but then you...

You say transmission malfunction, but then you ask about a leak repair? What kind of problem are you having?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By HerbP
If your booster was replaced, it would have a...

If your booster was replaced, it would have a special part number on it, to show the recall was done. Check the part number on the booster, & compare it to the stock part number.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By HerbP
It does look like they changed their formula,...

It does look like they changed their formula, removing the moly. The newer formula went back to the old school way of high levels of calcium, zinc, & phosphorus.
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