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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-01-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By jbhoot
Agree with Switz, you should not have to replace...

Agree with Switz, you should not have to replace the wiring harness. However, since you are replacing the mechatronics sleeve, you should also replace the mechatronics adapter sleeve as well. See the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By jbhoot
The little bushings are the mechatronics sealing...

The little bushings are the mechatronics sealing adapter - they are known to cause the problem you are having. I had the same problem and changing the mechatronics sealing adapter fixed it. I did...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By jbhoot
Are you able to read the error codes? ...

Are you able to read the error codes?


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-22-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 944
Posted By jbhoot
They look great - what are guys using for your...

They look great - what are guys using for your angel eyes?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-10-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By jbhoot
It's a easy repair - but since you have. 2006,...

It's a easy repair - but since you have. 2006, you have to remove the front bumper. There are some DIYs to show you how to do this.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-19-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,021
Posted By jbhoot
Here you go ...

Here you go

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=502985
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-19-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,021
Posted By jbhoot
There is a DIY for changing the transmission...

There is a DIY for changing the transmission fluid - it's in the DIY section.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-13-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,143
Posted By jbhoot
The Mechatronics seal is actually a easy DIY fix....

The Mechatronics seal is actually a easy DIY fix. I had the same problem and fixed mine - the seal is about $25. There is a good DIY on this in the DIY section written by Wilson. You should also...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,748
Posted By jbhoot
A little belated - but happy birthday.

A little belated - but happy birthday.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-01-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,600
Posted By jbhoot
Thanks MOPAULY, did you get my PM for the site?

Thanks MOPAULY, did you get my PM for the site?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-26-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,600
Posted By jbhoot
Hi MOPAULY - any chance you could send to me as...

Hi MOPAULY - any chance you could send to me as well? Do you need a ftp to upload to?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,966
Posted By jbhoot
Thank you 'fly'. I get the new o-rings next week...

Thank you 'fly'. I get the new o-rings next week and will attempt next weekend.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-21-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,966
Posted By jbhoot
I just found out I have the same problem. I...

I just found out I have the same problem. I ordered the o-rings from BMP. How difficult was it to remove the vacuum pump? Do you have any good tips to make it easier? I think I'll write up a DIY...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-29-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By jbhoot
I just had mine done a couple of months ago. You...

I just had mine done a couple of months ago. You have to disable the DSC from the iDrive menu. You may get some warnings - but they will clear.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-11-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By jbhoot
It's the bridge sealing sleeve. There is a great...

It's the bridge sealing sleeve. There is a great DIY written by Wilson - it's not a difficult fix. Change the transmission fluid and filter pan at the same time.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-14-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,159
Posted By jbhoot
Sorry HIBeam for the late reply. Were you able to...

Sorry HIBeam for the late reply. Were you able to fix the problem?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-14-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By jbhoot
I would change the trasnmission fluid

I would change the trasnmission fluid
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,281
Posted By jbhoot
Atlantan - can you also send me the details of...

Atlantan - can you also send me the details of the vendor you used please?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-05-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,159
Posted By jbhoot
Who changed the adapeter and sealing sleeves? was...

Who changed the adapeter and sealing sleeves? was it the dealer?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-18-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,542
Posted By jbhoot
If you have never changed the sealing sleeve, I...

If you have never changed the sealing sleeve, I would change it when the pan is down.

I use Castrol multi import as well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By jbhoot
I bought my replacement blades from the dealer -...

I bought my replacement blades from the dealer - they install them for you as well. I think it was only about $20.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,112
Posted By jbhoot
Replacing the sealing sleeve and adapter is not...

Replacing the sealing sleeve and adapter is not considered a rebuild. A bad sealing sleeve or adapter will give you the trans fail safe error you are seeing. But I don't ever remember getting a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By jbhoot
Can you read any errors codes? Also, did you...

Can you read any errors codes? Also, did you register your battery when you replaced it?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,112
Posted By jbhoot
If I were you I would get the transmission fixed...

If I were you I would get the transmission fixed first. Your codes are related to the mechatronics. Here is a excellent write up from Wilson you decoded and fixed these errors.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,973
Posted By jbhoot
I think they mean they need to fill the...

I think they mean they need to fill the transmission at the correct fluid temperature - which is actually the correct way to do this. Most of us just refilled the fluid, started the car and carried...
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