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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,272
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Take it to a real glass specialist

Had mine replaced several years ago and my insurance company wanted me to use Safelite. I insisted on original equipment and ended up having a local glass shop do the install. Came out perfect. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Jerry 745Li
There are BMW specific readers and general ODBII...

There are BMW specific readers and general ODBII readers. I picked up a general reader because I have other non BMW cars I wanted to be able to read the codes from.

The BMW specific code reader...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Errors P0491 and P0444

Had started getting the P0491 error occasionally a few months ago then started getting the P0444 code as well. Read the codes with my ODB reader and found the P0444 was a problem with the purge...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 900
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Alas I have NO RWS.

Alas I have NO RWS.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By Jerry 745Li
List of repaired problems with my E66 over the...

List of repaired problems with my E66 over the years:

Coolant Pipe (yes, it will happen to you :-) )
Water Pump
Fuel Pump
Mechatronics Sleeve
Battery
Alternator Bracket Gasket
Valve Cover...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Don't Get the MTEC Angel Eye LEDs

After a month of using the MTEC Angel Eye LEDs I just can't recommend them to anyone unless you will be satisfied with constant errors. The product itself is well made and provides the best LEDs...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-13-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I don't think that they are the same size so it...

I don't think that they are the same size so it would not be a simple swap.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-13-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Jerry 745Li
As far as I know the pressure and temperature can...

As far as I know the pressure and temperature can be coded to display. I bought my cable and have the software so I'm going to pay a member here to code it for me remotely.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Take it from a guy who has a 2003 and a 2012; the...

Take it from a guy who has a 2003 and a 2012; the 2003 is a better built car. My 2012 has the horse power and technology, but it simply does not ride as nice as the E66. The F01/02 feels cheaper....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By Jerry 745Li
She made it. 200K miles!

Well it took a little longer to get there since I've been driving my 2012 more so lately. The poor 745 has been demoted to rainy day driving and a soon to be licensed 17 year old so life will get...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Car throws error at 120 MPH

I have been babying my 2012 ActiveHybrid for the last month and a half since I picked her up. I drive my older E66 occasionally to keep the miles low on the 2012. The other day, at about 7PM, I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I am getting warnings about bulb malfunctions...

I am getting warnings about bulb malfunctions more than I would like. Fox example, everyday on the way to work I pass under a bridge that causes the headlights to turn on and I always get the bulb...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-20-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I tried to take pictures with an iPhone and they...

I tried to take pictures with an iPhone and they came out terrible. I am no photographer but I believe in order to capture the look one needs to increase shutter speed, otherwise it just looks like...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jerry 745Li
First upgrade I just completed on my 7 was the...

First upgrade I just completed on my 7 was the MTECs. I can't say enough good things about the quality, fit and finish of the product. Installation was a breeze. You will get an occasional error. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Well I see you bought it

I wanted to post my thoughts on the ActiveHybrid 7 after owning my 2012 for about a month and racking up 1000 miles. Where to begin...

OK, let's start off with the good. The ActiveHybrid 7 is a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-06-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,623
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Not too bad so far, but I need to take her in for...

Not too bad so far, but I need to take her in for service. Problems I need resolved:

Rough idle occasionally. (4 of the 8 fuel injectors were already replaced prior to purchase but I assume the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-04-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Occasional Audio Cutout

I'm having an issue with an occasional audio cutout. It doesn't matter what the source; thumb drive, internal hard drive, cd, or radio. I tried to isolate the problem, thinking maybe it was related...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Thanks for the info. I just started doing some...

Thanks for the info. I just started doing some research and looks like need to pickup a cable and learn how to code this car.

Jerry
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-24-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Where is the hard drive and updating maps

Anyone know where the hard drive is located in the vehicle and is it easily accessible? I can hear it when I upload music from a thumb drive but can't quite get the location. Sounds like its near...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-24-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I have a 2012 as well as the 2003, I'll update my...

I have a 2012 as well as the 2003, I'll update my info. Obviously only working with the 2012 for messaging. Magically it started working last night. New emails would show up, text messages as...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-23-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Can't get text messages or email to display

I am having trouble getting text messages or email to display on the iDrive screen. I have an iPhone 5 with IOS 7.0.6 and upgraded the car to the latest Bluetooth and Media software downloaded from...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Well I have 2 bent rims on the drivers side. ...

Well I have 2 bent rims on the drivers side. They balanced them best they could and put them on the back. I'm on 19s and surprisingly they are not staggered or directional so I can do a full...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I have a shimmy at 35 and 70 MPH. I'm pretty sure...

I have a shimmy at 35 and 70 MPH. I'm pretty sure it's an issue with the balancing. As it stands right now, my 03 has a better ride than the 12. Can the run flats really be that awful?

Jer
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-15-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Jerry 745Li
I thought so, but had to ask. :-)

I thought so, but had to ask. :-)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Jerry 745Li
Does Full Maintenance cover tire rotation and balancing?

Anything tire related covered under the full maintenance plan such as rotation or balancing?

Thanks,
Jer
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