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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-02-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By firemedic521
I have done quite a bit of fuel system work this...

I have done quite a bit of fuel system work this week , fuel pump is replaced and is working great , the car is super responsive and full of life.

The fuel rail valve was literally pouring fuel...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 05-02-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
Fuel pump cap leak - long term update

So - it has been almost 2 years since I did the epoxy repair on my fuel pump cap and I want ed to give everyone an update. A few weeks ago I noticed a smell of fuel again - mostly by the rear...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-29-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By firemedic521
Fuel Pressure Schrader valve leak - rebuild-able?

I went to test hte fuel pressure on my 2006 E65 yesterday and when I removed the cap to the schrader valve on the fuel rail fuel leaked out. I looked close at the schrader valve and it looks like the...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 11-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
http://s12.postimg.org/6h18tmm5p/IMG_20150930_1119...

http://s12.postimg.org/6h18tmm5p/IMG_20150930_111923217.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/ssz1n0l9l/full/)
photo uploading (http://postimage.org/) Mine was leaking from the wiring connection( the black...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 11-26-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
The mechanic should have been able to tell you...

The mechanic should have been able to tell you where the leak was from. If there is fuel on top of the cap its coming from one if there places. 1- a hairline crack in the plastic. 2- one of the 2...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 11-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
One thing , make sure you are under half a tank...

One thing , make sure you are under half a tank before you pop that cap or you will have fuel everywhere
Forum: 7 Series DIY 11-26-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
So far so good. I used epoxy on the top and...

So far so good. I used epoxy on the top and marine epoxy putty on the bottom. It's been a few months and its holding fine. Replacing the pump will solve it too as long as the new pump comes with...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 10-01-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
So I filled the tank to about 3/4 with the back...

So I filled the tank to about 3/4 with the back seat out and noticed that the fuel is leaking from the top of the fuel pump , It looks like there must be some very small crack in the white plastic...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-29-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
I finally got around to pulling out the back seat...

I finally got around to pulling out the back seat and found the area just behind the fuel pump compartment saturated with fuel. The fuel pump sealed compartment did not appear to have fuel leaking in...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-19-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
I found a good online write up here....

I found a good online write up here. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=709606 . I took out my canister but it appears it is attached to the expansion tank , I saw no way to separate...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 01-11-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,352
Posted By firemedic521
E65 Fuel Smell , How to replace vapor canister?

I have a bad fuel smell from my 2006 750I 100k miles. I topped it off and that is when this began. I have to park the car out side of the smell in the garage is over powering. I can not find any...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By firemedic521
CD changer problems

I did a search but wasn't able to find a solution. Changer cassette goes in but does not get read, stays greyed out on idrive, door doesn't close , but cassette will eject. Tried most bus reset and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,802
Posted By firemedic521
Research the coolant pipe issue that the 4.4...

Research the coolant pipe issue that the 4.4 liter engine was prone to have. Very costly repair that hit a lot of these cars around the 100k mile range. There is lots of information out there about...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By firemedic521
So is it a the remnants of a dipstick on facelift...

So is it a the remnants of a dipstick on facelift 750's. I keep tugging on it an nothing happens . Now I've got to know

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By firemedic521
I'll stop tugging on it then Sent from my...

I'll stop tugging on it then

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By firemedic521
What is this?

I have no idea what this ( like most things under the hood of this car ) . At the back of the intake cover on the drivers side.

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-31-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,519
Posted By firemedic521
here is from another thread about the same issue ...

here is from another thread about the same issue


I solved my problem today and I suspect anyone else who has soft close doors that pop back open is having the same problem. I spent about 4...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-24-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By firemedic521
Thank you for your post, he will be in my prayers...

Thank you for your post, he will be in my prayers

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Forum: Off-Topic 12-24-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,529
Posted By firemedic521
Merry Christmas, great to be home in my own bed...

Merry Christmas, great to be home in my own bed on Christmas eve this year , I'm very blessed

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By firemedic521
Different recall , mine is about the doors coming...

Different recall , mine is about the doors coming open over uneven terrain or not closing at all. I will post the recall number when I get home
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-15-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By firemedic521
Recall - soft close doors advice needed

Yesterday I got a letter stating I need a software update on my soft close doors. I am scheduled to take it in next week to have the recall work done. The problem is that a few months ago I had a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By firemedic521
Just ordered the book on amazon , really looking...

Just ordered the book on amazon , really looking forward to reading it. The article in Wired a few years back was really fascinating . Since reading it I have been very obsessed with how fast I can...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-01-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,742
Posted By firemedic521
Or a link to DIY Sent from my EVO using...

Or a link to DIY

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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-24-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,888
Posted By firemedic521
Just did both sensors on my Tahoe , engine is set...

Just did both sensors on my Tahoe , engine is set up similar with the sensors under the intake . It was quite a project . Removing the intake was doable but was a bitch . After doing the Tahoe I hope...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By firemedic521
Looks like the same rims as my 2006 750i ...

Looks like the same rims as my 2006 750i

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