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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-27-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, Why are they changing the CAS? The fault...

Hi,

Why are they changing the CAS? The fault symptoms point to the ZGM, a CAS cannot be coded to the car with a faulty ZGM!

They are partly correct, a used CAS cannot be re-used (by a dealer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By stuartjohn24
It shows it was back in two months later but it...

It shows it was back in two months later but it was ok for about 6 months after that, other issues were related to seats, nothing showing anything to do with the doors or locking system.

The ZGM...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sorry to hear about your issues, trouble is the...

Sorry to hear about your issues, trouble is the technicians are only trained to diagnose using the computer.... If that don't work there would be some serious confusion!

It's pretty obvious...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sounds like they are referring to the central...

Sounds like they are referring to the central gateway module, it's responsible for communication between the power train CAN and the Body CAN busses, it also provides the interface for the diagnostic...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
True, the springs on the blades will take up a...

True, the springs on the blades will take up a certain amount of wear, it looks to be very little considering the mileage and number of times they must have been adjusted! The oil pressure and flow...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
Wow thanks for the vanos dissection! That's...

Wow thanks for the vanos dissection! That's pretty interesting, some wear present but nothing major that would appear to degrade its performance, thanks for posting! Engine looks amazing by the way!...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 01-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By stuartjohn24
FS: MOST Fibre Optic Retrofit Kits

Hi Everyone,

I know it can be pretty difficult and frustrating getting hold of the MOST fibres and connectors when retrofitting new modules so thought I would post if any of you are interested.
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By stuartjohn24
+1 Although the N62 does not have an ICV,...

+1

Although the N62 does not have an ICV, idle speed is controlled by valve lift using the valvetronic system, also I believe the IAT is an integral part of the airflow meter, there is a MAP...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sorry to hear your having trouble, symptoms sound...

Sorry to hear your having trouble, symptoms sound similar to an Integrated supply module failure, have a look around on the forums, worth a go if the battery and alternator seem OK.

Stuart
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
Great! Your doing a fantastic job! It's all...

Great! Your doing a fantastic job! It's all coming together pretty quickly now! Looks amazing all going back together, looks like new!!

Yeah I only asked because I have been trying to pinpoint the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
Wow looks great! Your doing a fantastic job! ...

Wow looks great! Your doing a fantastic job!

Looks very clean, glad to see your doing everything perfectly, it's not worth rushing a job like this! As im sure your aware!

Looks like you have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
Good progress, it's looking great! Thanks for...

Good progress, it's looking great! Thanks for posting pictures of each stage, it's a fantastic resource for future N62 rebuilders!!!!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-26-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,665
Posted By stuartjohn24
I have a pre-facelift so originally had analogue...

I have a pre-facelift so originally had analogue TV and associated diversity amplifiers, they work fine with the hybrid tuner. I would therefore imagine they should work with the DAB tuner too. Have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-26-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,665
Posted By stuartjohn24
DAB question

That's good news, DAB antenna amplifiers are hard to come by.

The TV tuner has two inputs for the diversity feature, similar to the radio tuner, it will scan for available channels on one antenna...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,665
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, do you have a pre-facelift ASK? and just the...

Hi, do you have a pre-facelift ASK? and just the facelift MMI? Don't worry, just saw your posts on BMW Land!

Interesting about only needing one antenna, The band III antenna connects to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,665
Posted By stuartjohn24
Im afraid not! It took me ages to find a used...

Im afraid not! It took me ages to find a used diversity module with the extra antenna outputs required for the DVBT for use with rear entertainment.

There are two amplifiers, one in either C...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-22-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,665
Posted By stuartjohn24
I have been looking at doing this, apparently...

I have been looking at doing this, apparently (apart from the obvious facelift MMI) you need a facelift ASK if you have a pre-facelift E65? Anyway, according to WDS, there are two antenna feeds to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By stuartjohn24
What gasket are you referring to? Just pull the...

What gasket are you referring to? Just pull the electrical connector from the top of the cylinder head cover. It has two little lugs/clips on it. (well mine did at one point!) just pull it out...
...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hi, I assume you have sorted this now? ...

Hi,

I assume you have sorted this now?

The reason its different to your old 645i is because the E63/4 uses the CCC system, this is fitted to the E60, E90, E87 etc... this is a completely...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-19-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,699
Posted By stuartjohn24
TV Antenna Upgrade + Facelift MMIF

Hi all,

Though I would give an update to the install and what Ihave been doing since the original retrofit I started earlier in the year.

The system has been working great since the install,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
BMW E60, 545i N62, Engine Removal, Rebuild, Installation

Great news!!!!! Looking forward to the pictures of the rebuild! Bet you can't wait to get started!

I can't wait to tear mine apart now, although need to get a run around in the meantime!

...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-09-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By stuartjohn24
The SBSR (B Pillar Satellite Airbag Module) does...

The SBSR (B Pillar Satellite Airbag Module) does control the battery safety terminal, strange I agree! it is also responsible for the fuel pump.

Im guessing is the steering wheel module they are...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-09-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By stuartjohn24
Sounds like a typical MOST bus failure, resetting...

Sounds like a typical MOST bus failure, resetting of the MOST fibre optic bus causes the NAV screen to flicker off and on again because a module in the loop is resetting. I would suggest looping...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-09-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By stuartjohn24
Hello, Sounds interesting, are you able to...

Hello,

Sounds interesting, are you able to post any pictures?

Stuart
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 31,322
Posted By stuartjohn24
Thanks, I'm in the UK so will source some...

Thanks, I'm in the UK so will source some industrial cleaner or something similar from eBay for the smaller parts. Luckily the company I work for has a few industrial parts washers which I hope to...
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