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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By occountin
YES. That was it. Thanks man!

YES. That was it. Thanks man!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-04-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By occountin
Beeps from dash?

I occasionally will hear a beeping sequence from the dash. 3 short beeps and 1 long beep.
I dont see any display indication of anything.
I first occured a couple weeks ago and I have heard it a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By occountin
nice. thanks for clearing that up for me

nice. thanks for clearing that up for me
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By occountin
I just had the rollaway recall done a few days...

I just had the rollaway recall done a few days ago at the dealer. It was only a software update, and they updated the entire software package to the latest rev. I had no issues with radio, nav,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By occountin
soft close adjustment?

my softclose stopped working and indi shop replaced the pnuematic tube that closes the door.
It still doesnt close like it used to. Originally it was pull close when within a few inches of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,491
Posted By occountin
93....but i have the sense of humor of a 13 year...

93....but i have the sense of humor of a 13 year old.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By occountin
Mechanics have gone the way of the butler and...

Mechanics have gone the way of the butler and footman. Now there are technicians requiring the technical training of astronauts......at least thats what the dealer would have me believe.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By occountin
In my case the warranty company said it was...

In my case the warranty company said it was covered, but only after the software is upgraded, which they dont cover and I have to pay for $200. The BMW specialist repair shot made a point of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By occountin
thank you for that. Thats what I would expect. ...

thank you for that. Thats what I would expect.

The BMW specialist repair shop has made a point of the issue of module incompatibility so Im just trying to understand if its a risk.

ONce they...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By occountin
Same problem for me. Repair shop showed Steering...

Same problem for me. Repair shop showed Steering angle sensor fault. Warranty will only replace it after the software is replaced which Ihave to pay for.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By occountin
Software down revision?

Background:
- I occasionally get a "drive careful" icon.
- Repair shop says there is a Steering Angle sensor fault and recommends to replace the sensor.
- Warranty says the software...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By occountin
yes those are the ones. I try just peeling the...

yes those are the ones. I try just peeling the plastic off . Thanks for the tip!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By occountin
button repair/replacement?

The rectangular shaped buttons on the center between seats console and the center drawers opening buttons are worn. It appears a plastic covering is worn off from use. These are dark charcoal gray...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-02-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By occountin
Sound like exactly the same problem. Mine...

Sound like exactly the same problem. Mine happened on low speed turns just as you described. Yes I have the sports package. Some CPO arent very good and might not cover but its not too expensive...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By occountin
The shop replaced the power steering fluid. He...

The shop replaced the power steering fluid. He said the fluid seemed a dark color vs the bright green it should be. That did not seem to improve the groaning sound.

A few weeks later he did a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By occountin
Squeal Fixed

The mechanic replaced the pads. No more squeal.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By occountin
Groaning Sound Fixed

The shop replaced the power steering fluid. He said the fluid seemed a dark color vs the bright green it should be. That did not seem to improve the groaning sound.

A few weeks later he did a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-26-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By occountin
I took it in today to the BMW shop (these guys...

I took it in today to the BMW shop (these guys are exclusively BMW) and during a test drive with the the tech we we able to verify the groaning noise during low speed turns. We could also feel in...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-25-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By occountin
I have what sounds like the exact same problem. ...

I have what sounds like the exact same problem. It doesn't happen all the time, but Im taking it in tomorrow to have tech look at it. Water in the steering fluid makes sense with the symptoms Im...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-25-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By occountin
thanks for the input. Im taking the car tomorrow...

thanks for the input. Im taking the car tomorrow for them to fix the squeal..again. Ill take along your description for the copper grease. Hope they already know...ill let you know the result.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By occountin
I dont know if they used copper grease on the...

I dont know if they used copper grease on the piston. But Ill ask. They are an exclusive BMW shop started by a guy who work for the BMW dealer so one would think they were competent on doing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By occountin
Good thoughts. I should have mentioned that I...

Good thoughts. I should have mentioned that I did check the power steering fluid and it is at the top. The groaning sound is not so consistent that I can repeat it each and every time. I try some...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By occountin
Groaning sound from Front when turning

WHen I make a slow like U turn, I can sometimes here a groaning sound which seems like its coming from the front left or right suspension. Is that something to do with the self leveling suspension...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By occountin
I dont think they were ceramic. I know they...

I dont think they were ceramic. I know they just get a lot of their parts from the BMW dealer so I would think they were OEM pads. Ill ask them what pads they used when I call to bring it back...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-12-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By occountin
Brake Squeel...How Fix?

2008, 750
I had my front brakes changed, new pads and rotors and sensor by indie.

Immediately on drive off they squeeled on right side when coming to a near stop and I drove back and indie said...
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