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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,370
Posted By Blackbox760
I speak under correction but as far as I know it...

I speak under correction but as far as I know it is only the SIM unit that needs sync after replacing, the ZGM should work as is, I did change my VIN number eventually but only after I was sure I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,370
Posted By Blackbox760
Page 6, ZGM module, yes under the glove box ...

Page 6, ZGM module, yes under the glove box

http://www.bmwmotorsports.org/BMW_docs/mostbus.pdf

The way I found the "problem" was to look at all error codes and try and find a relation between...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Blackbox760
I worked on my park brake recently and...

I worked on my park brake recently and experienced similar issues. For me it turned out that I had to reset the steering angle. I know this sounds very unrelated and till now I cannot figure out why...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,370
Posted By Blackbox760
My car gave all sorts of gearbox faults but never...

My car gave all sorts of gearbox faults but never went crazy like you explain, for me it turned out to be the ZGM unit, this unit collects the signal from various units including the steering wheel...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,433
Posted By Blackbox760
Eventually I managed to sort this out. I have...

Eventually I managed to sort this out. I have replaced the auxiliary water pump as well as heater valve and still did not had any heating.

I used DIS and tested all the aircon flaps and all...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-01-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Blackbox760
Ok I use WinKFP to program the ZGM that I...

Ok I use WinKFP to program the ZGM that I replaced.

I tried to get the use information from INPA to program the CDC but INPA say information not available.

Any idea what I can do next please?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Blackbox760
Something I wrote many years ago when I was...

Something I wrote many years ago when I was looking for a battery drain :)

"One of the things when one look for the battery drain culprit is to remove the fuses one by one until you see the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Blackbox760
No I did not as this was a set I took from a...

No I did not as this was a set I took from a scrap car.

If I need to program first for testing what do I need to program?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-12-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Blackbox760
E66 CD shuttle not changing CD from ASK contoller

Good day
I have tried to locate the problem with my in dash CD shuttle player.
The shuttle will load the CD's and play them correctly but I can not advance a song or change the CD to the next CD...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,433
Posted By Blackbox760
Jerry did you ever get to the bottom of the...

Jerry did you ever get to the bottom of the heater problem?

I have similar symptoms where I replaced the aux water pump which was faulty as well as the heater valve which was in a bad state.

I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By Blackbox760
E66 Gearbox faults

Hi guys
Another gearbox error thread, I have searched the forums but could not get an answer yet so any advice will be appreciated.

Gearbox comes up with "Gearbox functions impaired...", took the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,274
Posted By Blackbox760
I am interested to buy a kit as well, count me in...

I am interested to buy a kit as well, count me in please and thank you for the time to put this together
Cheers
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Blackbox760
Thank you for the answer, will you please let me...

Thank you for the answer, will you please let me know if your noise is sorted with a seal replacement?

I started to think it is maybe low gearbox oil level that cause the noise, after I posted I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-19-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Blackbox760
If you could get inside the car but not in the...

If you could get inside the car but not in the trunk I could have advise on how to open the trunk but if you do not have access to the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-19-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Blackbox760
Squeal noice from under car

Good day
I am trying to locate a noise coming from underneath the car. At first it sounded like one of the fan belts slipping but on closer investigation I can not really locate the source of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-20-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Blackbox760
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=644567
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-09-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,110
Posted By Blackbox760
Thank you very much for the M5 manual, good...

Thank you very much for the M5 manual, good reading material as well.

I got the manual from some Chinese website, none BMW related website.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Blackbox760
I explained here how to find a bad unit, ...

I explained here how to find a bad unit,

http://www.bmwfanatics.co.za/showthread.php?tid=25516


I agree with Bangsi, take your time and you will find it no problem, disconnect the culprit,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,591
Posted By Blackbox760
What is the question? There are various fuel...

What is the question?
There are various fuel pipes around this high pressure pumps and I will check all connections for leaks first before I buy and replace a pump. On the fuel rails itself are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-09-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,565
Posted By Blackbox760
Bank 1 is if you stand in front of the car and...

Bank 1 is if you stand in front of the car and you look towards the engine the bank on the left hand side.

It is not too difficult to remove the air intake box, the only help you will get is from...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 90,730
Posted By Blackbox760
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,718
Posted By Blackbox760
Have you ever managed to get your engine showed...

Have you ever managed to get your engine showed up on INPA?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,798
Posted By Blackbox760
Have a look here for engine temperature thread...

Have a look here for engine temperature thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=579423)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,798
Posted By Blackbox760
I did not take any pictures but I had a good look...

I did not take any pictures but I had a good look at them with the boroscope, there is definitely deposit build up on the valves but not too bad




The reason why I wanted to change the engine...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-06-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,798
Posted By Blackbox760
I was in no real hurry to do the job, but I would...

I was in no real hurry to do the job, but I would say if one work as to finish the job it could take about two days. I did a lot of other work as well, you will see for instance that I removed the...
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