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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-17-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 57,961
Posted By Ggreg
To reset brake system using instrument cluster: ...

To reset brake system using instrument cluster:
Place key in ignition
DO NOT depress brake pedal
Press start/stop button, all dash warning lights will illuminate
Press and hold odometer reset...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Ggreg
There is a SBSR airbag module in the B pillar...

There is a SBSR airbag module in the B pillar that also controls the fuel pump. The mechanic shouldn't have needed to touch the SBSR to replace the window motor, but it is close to the work being...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Ggreg
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-23-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
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, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
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, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
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, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
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, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
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) 07-30-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
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, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
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, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
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, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
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, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,563
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, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,563
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, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,137
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) 04-18-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,137
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, 11:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,137
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, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,688
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, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,688
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, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,257
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, 12:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,332
Posted By Ggreg
Yes

Yes
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