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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-05-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Jerry 745Li
This was covered before

The car needs a software update from BMW. I had this same problem and it was covered while under warranty. However, if you are out of warranty BMW will charge you to update the software. This...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-11-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I won a BMW and a million dollars!

I got this email this morning, I can't wait for my 2016 7 to arrive, ha ha ha

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NOTE: If you received this message in your SPAM/BULK...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-10-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Agree with juice80. Low tire pressure forces you...

Agree with juice80. Low tire pressure forces you into Comfort mode.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-17-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,337
Posted By Jerry 745Li
So when the car wouldn't start was it totally...

So when the car wouldn't start was it totally dead? Any error messages? You try to jump start the car? The hybrid can't start if either the Hybrid battery or 12V battery are dead. If the 12V...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-06-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Trying the General G-MAX AS-05 Tires

I've been using the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 for years now not only on the BMW but on our Acuras as well. But on the 7 I was disappointed in the amount of hydroplaining that occurred at 55...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-24-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Part Number

The BMW part number for the Solar Glass for a vehicle without HUD is 51317192807.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-19-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Nothing special. No HUD and No side cameras. I...

Nothing special. No HUD and No side cameras. I pulled the receipt for the windshield replacement but there is no part number listed. If you really want I could call the place and get the part...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-17-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Solar Glass = Climate Comfort Glass. The...

Solar Glass = Climate Comfort Glass. The industry standard name is "Solar Coated Glass", BMW calls it "Climate Comfort Glass". They are the same thing.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-16-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Had mine replaced twice now (#$%&$^ Dump...

Had mine replaced twice now (#$%&$^ Dump Trucks!). Insisted on OEM glass with BMW logo. Was with Erie Insurance 1st time, and am using State Farm now. Neither company fought me over my OEM...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-07-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Recommended but not necessary. I did not...

Recommended but not necessary. I did not disconnect mine.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-02-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Easy with the right tools

Plugs and coils are easy to do on the V8. You can find the same exact non-BMW branded coils at oembimmerparts.com. They cost about $32 a piece versus the BMW branded coils that run around $70. The...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-04-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Still have mine, can't drive it however

My 03' E66 sits on the road in front of my house needing about 5K of work to get it back on the road. The valve guide seals are shot, it's leaking oil, the driver airbag light is on and I can't...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-25-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5,407
Views: 350,051
Posted By Jerry 745Li
May I please have a link to download ISTA+? ...

May I please have a link to download ISTA+?

Thank you,
Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-20-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Stay Away

Stay away from the Hybrid and any F0x with a V8. See here for info on the hybrid battery problem --> http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=968814

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-15-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
If the Hybrid battery was depleted then the car...

If the Hybrid battery was depleted then the car is supposed to indicate that. The "Hybrid Malfunction "refers to some other problem with the hybrid system that you would have to determine by...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-13-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
If you pulled the battery then you had to...

If you pulled the battery then you had to disconnect the coolant lines which means you will have to charge the AC system after reinstallation. Also, if you read the description of the battery in the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
The hybrid battery is around 100 volts so I don't...

The hybrid battery is around 100 volts so I don't think you can direct charge that. That battery is a part of a bigger unit which contains freon lines running from the air conditioner compressor to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
@Robin750: Can the original poster pull the DTC...

@Robin750: Can the original poster pull the DTC trouble codes from the hidden menu? That would provide a little more info as to what really is malfunctioning with the hybrid system.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Are there any more details in iDrive about the...

Are there any more details in iDrive about the Hybrid Malfunction? May not be battery related at all. But you mentioned the dealer said the hybrid battery needs replacing. Is there another dealer...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Save a copy of the Complete Hybrid technical...

Save a copy of the Complete Hybrid technical specs for the F04 attached to this thread. I was unable to copy and paste from the PDF so go to page 86 under section 6.3.2 and you may find that...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jerry 745Li
There is a proprt procedure

I had documentation that described the jumping procedure when the hybrid battery is dead. You would charge the battery or hook jumper cables to another vehicle, then do something to activate the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-12-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Jerry 745Li
BRAKE PAD MAINTENANCE SERVICES: BRAKE DISC...

BRAKE PAD MAINTENANCE SERVICES: BRAKE DISC RESURFACING
GUIDELINES
TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
Reference Number(s): SI B34 10 16, Date of Issue: December 2016
BMW:
All; With Standard Brake...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-03-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Jerry 745Li
The gas tank has two reservoirs. A sensor in...

The gas tank has two reservoirs. A sensor in each side calculates the total gas left. One of your sensors has failed. In the older E65/E66 this was easily replaced by removing the back seat...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-21-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I'd steer away from the hybrid

I have a 2012 Hybrid 7 which has been trouble free thus far but sadly I know it will let me down eventually. The 2013 models have a different hybrid system than the 10-12 models changing from the V8...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-10-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,667
Posted By Jerry 745Li
That's promising.

That's promising.
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