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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-06-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By lawyeradam
Charging Issue

After going through 3 batteries, I've discovered an interesting issue w/ my e65. I had the charging system tested several times and it tested ok. So, I hooked up a multi-tester via one of the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,218
Posted By lawyeradam
I had some blue ones on my e65. They looked ok,...

I had some blue ones on my e65. They looked ok, but the bulbs were junk. After about 2 months one went bad. It was from ebay and the seller sent me a replacement for 5 bucks but no sooner than...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By lawyeradam
Parking Brake Fault

Hi all, I just caught a parking brake fault yesterday (yellow light) and it was the first time I've used the parking brake following my recall repairs. They replaced all the components on my car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-10-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By lawyeradam
So was / is mine! As indicated by the huge oil...

So was / is mine! As indicated by the huge oil puddle in my garage..
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-10-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,694
Posted By lawyeradam
Same here...

Same BS in Dallas. I had my 7 in last week for the recall and they replaced the booster, servo, etc. I took it back in yesterday for my bad oil leak, not realizing it might be coming from the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-16-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By lawyeradam
Front Brakes Warning won't reset

Hello all,

Problem solved.. Bad connection..

Mod can delete this one...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-12-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By lawyeradam
The same thing was happening to me on the...

The same thing was happening to me on the passenger side last year. I was thinking i had a stuck valve letting the coolant circulate through the heater core. The heat from the heater just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-05-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By lawyeradam
Active stabilizer - DIY

Hi all, I've had a leaking stabilizer for some time now. It started out as a leak from the vent pipe up through the little fuel filter on the driver's side. I capped the little vents off (probably...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-21-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By lawyeradam
Tire size options

Hi all,

Have any tried different tire sized on an e65? I wonder if there is a less expensive option than the 245/50/18 that (if all changed together) 1- will fit; and 2- won't jack with the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-05-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,718
Posted By lawyeradam
Have you tried resetting the code yourself with...

Have you tried resetting the code yourself with INPA? I had an SRS error for several months, tried resetting it a few times but it would always come back on. I gave up, but decided to give it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-05-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,718
Posted By lawyeradam
Have you tried resetting the code yourself with...

Have you tried resetting the code yourself with INPA? I had an SRS error for several months, tried resetting it a few times but it would always come back on. I gave up, but decided to give it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By lawyeradam
You guys will think this is funny, but on the 4...

You guys will think this is funny, but on the 4 wheels I have on the car, I have 4 different tires. (5 if you include the spare!) heeheehee Thanks Jose! On the bright side, I have 4 different...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 28,579
Posted By lawyeradam
I'm an attorney (hence, lawyeradam as a screen...

I'm an attorney (hence, lawyeradam as a screen name) for 12 years. I used to be a real estate agent for 10 years before that. When I was 18 I opened a restaurant. If I could start over I'd be a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,510
Posted By lawyeradam
Yup, it raises one butt cheek at a time. If you...

Yup, it raises one butt cheek at a time. If you have siatica it's helpful! Sort of like when you take your wallet out of your back pocket helps.. I, too, though, would love it if it were like one...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By lawyeradam
It's really not so bad. There's lots of DIY here...

It's really not so bad. There's lots of DIY here on the forum. I paid like 105 US for a rebuilt part here, but that was as much as 60 bucks or more cheaper than others were selling them for. So...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,827
Posted By lawyeradam
Ouch nearly 300 bucks for a/c filters? Those are...

Ouch nearly 300 bucks for a/c filters? Those are like a 10 minute swap, aren't they? Gosh.. Now oil change does cost some bucks, even diy. This car is like the Exxon Valdez with it oil supply..
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By lawyeradam
I thought it was likely the IR receiver for the...

I thought it was likely the IR receiver for the FOB. (which has the miserable range of about 1 car length)...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-20-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By lawyeradam
That's nothing new. I remember selling cars in...

That's nothing new. I remember selling cars in Houston 20 years back and we always had free popcorn and a grill going with delicious hot fresh gourmet hot dogs (with mustard) for FREE! hehehe
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,713
Posted By lawyeradam
I had a similar problem with a Jeep Liberty -...

I had a similar problem with a Jeep Liberty - check engine light kept coming on. I took it to the dealer at least 3 times to be diagnosed before the car just died. Each time they gave me some b/s...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-15-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,517
Posted By lawyeradam
I've had that fault a few times before from using...

I've had that fault a few times before from using auto-park, but it's reset and returned to normal after turning off the car and restarting. FYI.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-11-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By lawyeradam
Sirius offeres a "Lifetime" membership that they...

Sirius offeres a "Lifetime" membership that they don't advertise. FYI.. It would be for the life of your ownership of the vehicle for a factory / oem receiver (more options for portables).. They...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,031
Posted By lawyeradam
The sleep I was talking about - that I was...

The sleep I was talking about - that I was thinking the post was about, wasn't the regular sleep, but the deep hibernation to protect the battery. When that happens stuff shuts down, and, for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By lawyeradam
Try this

I-river FM modulator - available on ebay for about $13 bucks. Do a google on it. People say it's not perfect, but an awesome modulator. I have a sirius aftermarket that uses FM modulator and I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,428
Posted By lawyeradam
You know, the problem is at auction you could...

You know, the problem is at auction you could pick up a 7 for say 14, 15k maybe less, but it could EASILY need 5K+ worth of stuff done to it. Easily. Then you have a car that is economically...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-08-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,031
Posted By lawyeradam
ZZZZZzzzzz

Ah yes, the sleeping 7. I too know of such a thing. My dealer pulled all of their teeth out as this was happening under warranty. I enjoyed several weeks of free loaners whilst they did trickle...
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