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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-20-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Aww man... Sorry to hear... I guess this one...

Aww man... Sorry to hear... I guess this one falls into the WTF category... I mean there's nothing else to replace isn't there? Keep your chin up! By the way, did you ever get a/c cold temperature?...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-18-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
That's great news! I knew it couldn't be too much...

That's great news! I knew it couldn't be too much of a complicated matter especially after changing the panel + reg. Don't know about the re-programming, but better to refresh the settings and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Sorry to hear... hopefully the right climate...

Sorry to hear... hopefully the right climate panel will fix all the issues, I can imagine after going thru the pain of replacing that resistor! And I feel your pain, it's so frustrating when you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-19-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
I did not need to re-program the climate panel to...

I did not need to re-program the climate panel to make it work, it's plug and play. I did change both components at the same time without even putting the key in the ignition (paranoia? :P) And yes,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-17-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
I agree, because I did not have problems with...

I agree, because I did not have problems with speed of air flow, which tells me that our symptoms are very similar.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
It is the same component and it goes by regulator...

It is the same component and it goes by regulator or final stage resistor, it is attached to the A/C motor underneath the glove box, this video shows you exactly how to replace the motor, but once...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-15-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
I did change the regulator in addition to the...

I did change the regulator in addition to the climate panel, that may be less painful to change vs. disassembling the whole dashboard, plus that reg is known to go bad after this many km (160k+) it...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-20-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Nicoromag
I Understand your pain, squeaking noises are a...

I Understand your pain, squeaking noises are a form of psychological torture in my book... I did notice that squeak only when I adjust my seat. It probably comes from the rubbing against the console....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,778
Posted By Nicoromag
Success story on the magnet technique! Was a...

Success story on the magnet technique! Was a really pain in the *** to access and squeeze the magnet+cloth soaked in rubbing compound thru the bulb hole, but all worthy!!! Especially the left side...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
I can see a paddle of oil of about 5 inches after...

I can see a paddle of oil of about 5 inches after a day regarding to location it's hard to tell where it's coming from since I can't take the belly pan by myself (no proper tools/lack of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-07-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
I'm a purist myself too, the idea of taking the...

I'm a purist myself too, the idea of taking the car to a non certifiesd bmw mech bothered me, but in the aftermath, it's all worth it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
My back-alley guy is $100/hr, bmw dealer... not...

My back-alley guy is $100/hr, bmw dealer... not sure but it should be around there too... I have heard way too many horror stories regarding reapairs at the dealer, specifically unnecesary repairs...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Nicoromag
Btw, I did lube the shaft in blower, both ends...

Btw, I did lube the shaft in blower, both ends with sewing machine oil and still hear a small rattle.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Just came back from the mechanic, he was almost...

Just came back from the mechanic, he was almost positive that it is an O-ring from the oil filter housing that's dried and cracked. He said that he had to fix dozens of 7 series with the same issue. ...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-06-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Thieves! Well, also european quality...

Thieves!

Well, also european quality standards required for these cars are much higher than here in the US... Hence the oil leaks and 1001 elec. issues. In other words, you guys are paying for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-05-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Thank you, it was a very tedious, but highly...

Thank you, it was a very tedious, but highly rewarding process, that link that our friend HD posted shows every step with nice pics, one tip though: if you accidentally drop any of the 4 tiny screws...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Ok, decided to go DIY used parts witch hunt....

Ok, decided to go DIY used parts witch hunt. Replaced the regulator (ebay-new) and climate panel (ebay-low mileage), and no more "lights show" or blower shutting down by itself.

But temperature...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-04-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Nicoromag
Ok, decided to go in a DIY used parts witch hunt...

Ok, decided to go in a DIY used parts witch hunt after all. Replaced the regulator (ebay-new) and climate panel (ebay-low mileage), and no more "lights show" or blower shutting down by itself.
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Nicoromag
Thank you for the info, I gave it a couple of...

Thank you for the info, I gave it a couple of test runs and didn't blink and after restarting the car after lowering temperature to 60f and fan to lowest driver's temperature accuracy improved...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-25-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
Thank you for the info, I gave it a couple of...

Thank you for the info, I gave it a couple of test runs and didn't blinked and after restarting the car after lowering temperature to 60f and fan to lowest driver's temperature accuracy improved...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Nicoromag
Great insight! I do get a noise too, but I would...

Great insight! I do get a noise too, but I would say it is more like a cycling wistling in my case. Mechanic said it could be a closed vent or stuffy AC filter, (wich I checked and were clean) no...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Nicoromag
Thank you for the reply! What worries me is the...

Thank you for the reply! What worries me is the little "lights show" of the panel and the fact of shutting down of the system while still working, would that be also related to the regulator? doesnt...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By Nicoromag
I have the same issue, incorrect temperature...

I have the same issue, incorrect temperature blows on the drivers' side, but last nigh the whole panels' light were off with the car on and blowing 127f (max heat) and it wouldn't let me turn it off...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Nicoromag
AC wacky behavior

Hello to all members, this is my first day and post as a new beemer owner. I just purchased a 2004 BMW 745i and at first noticed the AC blowing warmer than it is programmed on screen on drivers' side...
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