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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,983
Posted By HerbP
Go & purchase the new oil pressure switch, & get...

Go & purchase the new oil pressure switch, & get a socket to fit it. I think it is around a 27mm?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By HerbP
Does your Indy specialize on BMW's?

Does your Indy specialize on BMW's?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-19-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By HerbP
You need the battery voltage before cranking,...

You need the battery voltage before cranking, cold state with the ignition off. 12.7 running is not correct. With the engine running, the voltage should be 14.24 volts. It sounds to me like the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By HerbP
When hooking up DIS or INPA to the car, are you...

When hooking up DIS or INPA to the car, are you getting any low voltage warnings? There is a test in DIS to check the battery voltage, alternator, voltage regulator, & most anything else electrically...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
You can actually snap that brace loose, to get it...

You can actually snap that brace loose, to get it out of the way. It will definitely get caught up on the water hoses!


Glad all is well!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By HerbP
It ties to the fuel tank, vent tube. A fairly...

It ties to the fuel tank, vent tube. A fairly easy job
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-18-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By HerbP
Hope it helps

Hope it helps
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By HerbP
You could have possibly damaged the IBS while...

You could have possibly damaged the IBS while changing the battery. I think that there was a recall on the IBS in the past 2 years.

Here is a good link to describe the IBS in detail.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By HerbP
I would start with a new battery. That is a lot...

I would start with a new battery. That is a lot of random codes? Check to see how old the battery is, & have it tested. Check the battery voltage in the morning, to make sure the voltage is above 12...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By HerbP
I would think item 1 would be your problem. ...

I would think item 1 would be your problem.

Here is a link with the part numbers below.

...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
Here you go!

Here you go!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By HerbP
The difference between a 6 series verses a 3...

The difference between a 6 series verses a 3 series? A 6 series turns heads, & most people don't even notice a 3 series. A M3 is a different breed of car.


Classic or not, it's a keeper!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By HerbP
Each car can have its own set of problems. If the...

Each car can have its own set of problems. If the car has been serviced properly, the price seems ok. Be prepared for expensive repairs for valve cover, timing cover, & alternator seal failures. They...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By HerbP
There was a recent thread concerning this in the...

There was a recent thread concerning this in the past few weeks.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
The heater for the climate control.

The heater for the climate control.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By HerbP
There are firmware updates for available for your...

There are firmware updates for available for your car, but they are most likely not worth the risk. You could brick a module ( crash ), causing unexpected other expenses. Your local BMW dealer would...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
There is an electric pump for the heater circuit....

There is an electric pump for the heater circuit. It will turn on as needed for the water going to the heater coil. It is referred to as the aux heater pump. Item 8 in the link below. There is always...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
Yes, I think I attached the PDF for you on the...

Yes, I think I attached the PDF for you on the other thread. Trying to install it horizontally will allow the blade to roll over, causing it to bind while installing. This will not let the pump to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By HerbP
It's ashamed to see you let go of such a good...

It's ashamed to see you let go of such a good looking car! Sure there could have been room for 2 BMW's in your driveway? Your still in the family, so congrats on the new car. Give us a review between...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
There is a seal kit available for around 20.00....

There is a seal kit available for around 20.00. There is also a company on Ebay that will sell you a rebuilt vacuum pump for 90.00, including shipping. The main leak usually comes from the outer...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By HerbP
BMW blames everything on our driving habits!

BMW blames everything on our driving habits!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 71,124
Posted By HerbP
Well stated!

Well stated!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By HerbP
You definitely have some type of electrical...

You definitely have some type of electrical issue. going on. I have seen a battery with a dead cell, trigger an air bag light on the passenger side seat mat. It took me a new battery, with a 12 hour...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By HerbP
I am confused? Did you remove the brake booster,...

I am confused? Did you remove the brake booster, & the brake vacuum pump, or just the vacuum pump? The vacuum pump will have oil coming out of the head, when removed. If you removed the brake...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-14-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By HerbP
IT appears that DIS is telling you that the...

IT appears that DIS is telling you that the battery is not setup correctly? Is the car tripping the CEL Light? If not, I would not worry about it.
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