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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Ggreg
Transmission is sealed, so no dipstick.

Transmission is sealed, so no dipstick.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Ggreg
It's just a vent to atmosphere. It won't effect...

It's just a vent to atmosphere. It won't effect the dynamic drive if it's not in the hole.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Ggreg
http://i59.tinypic.com/2dhid7r.jpg

http://i59.tinypic.com/2dhid7r.jpg
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Ggreg
It's the hole right next to the tip of the...

It's the hole right next to the tip of the filter/vent in your picture. Looks to be about 1" back from its current locaion.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By Ggreg
It's just a vent. It sticks into a rubber grommet...

It's just a vent. It sticks into a rubber grommet on fender well. http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=GN63-USA-01-2002-E66-BMW-745Li&diagId=31_0632
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Ggreg
Pipe with o-rings is as follows: 03 Feed pipe...

Pipe with o-rings is as follows:
03 Feed pipe to alternator 1 10/2003 12311439988 $14.08


Don't think BMW sells the o-rings separately. I would just order the whole pipe since it is made out of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Ggreg
There is an o-ring on each end of the pipe. The...

There is an o-ring on each end of the pipe. The o-ring is compressed by pushing the pipe into a machined bore in the water pump and alternator. There are no bolts that hold the pipe.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Ggreg
You can replace the cooling tube between the...

You can replace the cooling tube between the water pump and the alternator by removing the alternator to fix the oil leak behind the alternator bracket. Good luck.....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-29-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Ggreg
If you really need to bypass the wear sensor you...

If you really need to bypass the wear sensor you can short the wires together at the sensor connector.

But a new sensor is not very expensive and gives you a warning that the pads will need to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Ggreg
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=644567
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ggreg
Cutting the case open is harder than the required...

Cutting the case open is harder than the required soldering.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ggreg
The unlock switch on the printed circuit board...

The unlock switch on the printed circuit board breaks off. Need to cut open the key and resolder the switch.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By Ggreg
Behind the alternator bracket. Takes 8-9 hours to...

Behind the alternator bracket. Takes 8-9 hours to replace the $2 gasket.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Ggreg
The power module prevents the battery from...

The power module prevents the battery from charging until the charger voltage is over 13.2 volts for an hour. This is assuming the charger is connected to the under hood terminals.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,469
Posted By Ggreg
Below is the signal flow to get the compressor to...

Below is the signal flow to get the compressor to run. If you have INPA check the modules listed for any errors.

The A/C compressor is controlled as follows:
•Operation of the air conditioning...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,469
Posted By Ggreg
When the compressor is on and turning the low...

When the compressor is on and turning the low side pressure should be in the 40 to 45 psi range. When the compressor is off the pressure will follow the R134A P vs T curve for the ambient temp,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,656
Posted By Ggreg
That's the correct location for the IPS and the...

That's the correct location for the IPS and the relays are inside of the module.

If it was your starter that clicked and the car didn't crank, it sounds like your starter is going out.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,656
Posted By Ggreg
The power module is located in the trunk and...

The power module is located in the trunk and handles the following functions:
•Optimised charging
•Reduction of load-side peak consumption
•Shut-down of auxiliary consumer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,656
Posted By Ggreg
Fuse 3 on the IPS feeds power to ignition coils...

Fuse 3 on the IPS feeds power to ignition coils for cylinder 1,2,3, & 4.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,311
Posted By Ggreg
The vacuum pump oil leak is caused by a $1...

The vacuum pump oil leak is caused by a $1 o-ring, but instead of replacing the o-ring they change the entire $400 pump. The labor is about the same for either repair.

The alternator bracket oil...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,311
Posted By Ggreg
Normally the vacuum pump oil leak can be fixed by...

Normally the vacuum pump oil leak can be fixed by replacing the internal o-ring seal at a parts cost of $20....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,975
Posted By Ggreg
For the starter to energize the rolling code in...

For the starter to energize the rolling code in the key must match the rolling code in the CAS module. The CAS will then pull in a relay in the integrated power module that energizes the starter...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,199
Posted By Ggreg
Yes

Yes
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-01-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Ggreg
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=GN63...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=GN63&mospid=47785&btnr=61_1557&hg=61&fg=25


PN = 61359203081

OEM cost = $370 to $500
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-01-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,808
Posted By Ggreg
Driver side and passenger side door module is...

Driver side and passenger side door module is powered from fuse F21 (30 amp) if car is left hand drive and F58 (30 amp) if it is right hand drive. The fuse is located in the glove box.
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