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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-02-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By jek889
'07 750Li Transmission Replaced

I just had the entire transmission on my '07 e66 replaced. I was experiencing a hard jolt whenever the car shifted from 2 to 3 gear. I took it in right before my warranty was about to expire and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-02-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By jek889
The transmission pan and filter are a single...

The transmission pan and filter are a single unit, and you have to change the entire pan in order to properly change the filter.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-02-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By jek889
FS: BMW DVD Nav disc ver 2009.1

BMW On-Board Navigation System North America DVD, part no. 65 90 2 147 669, for E65 and other I-BUS nav. systems. This is the 2009.1 version and works perfectly. FS @ $120, and includes free...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,431
Posted By jek889
I'd go with the dustless pads too. I tried the...

I'd go with the dustless pads too. I tried the shields and took them off after a month. I just didn't like the look and the dust still got on the wheels, though not as bad. the dustless pads leave...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,951
Posted By jek889
There might be air in your brake lines. If so,...

There might be air in your brake lines. If so, you need to have the brake fluid flushed to get the air out of the lines.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-20-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By jek889
I think Bavarian Autosport has them too.

I think Bavarian Autosport has them too.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-20-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By jek889
On my previous '03, all you had to do is install...

On my previous '03, all you had to do is install the bluetooth module in the slot that would otherwise hold the old motorola phone that came with car originally. then you pair up whatever phone you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-12-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By jek889
I believe that you can choose to turn off that...

I believe that you can choose to turn off that function by having the dealer adjust the programming.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By jek889
It only takes a few tools to do a brake pad swap...

It only takes a few tools to do a brake pad swap (17mm lug wrench, 6mm hex wrench, a pair of pliers, and maybe a screwdriver). I did the whole thing myself using Axxis Deluxe pads too. Took maybe 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By jek889
Each 7 is supposed to come with 2 regular keys...

Each 7 is supposed to come with 2 regular keys and an emergency key. I think you will have to order a key from a dealer as each key is vehicle specific. Don't try to buy one off of ebay or similar...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-03-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,352
Posted By jek889
I fianlly ended up selling the '03 last month and...

I fianlly ended up selling the '03 last month and got a new '07 750Li. Not because of the A/C, but because I wanted to move up to the longer Li chassis. The A/C problem seemed to be fixed in my '03...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-04-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By jek889
I've had a 745i w/sport and now a 750Li w/sport...

I've had a 745i w/sport and now a 750Li w/sport and the original factory pads were still pretty dusty.

If the wear sensors were causing squeaks, then why doesn't the warning light come on? The...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-04-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By jek889
The bolt heads should be 17mm if they are the...

The bolt heads should be 17mm if they are the originals.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-04-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By jek889
If you have the brakes done, then you should make...

If you have the brakes done, then you should make sure to replace the wear sensors too, or the warning light will not be able to reset. If the warning light is not on yet, then you might be able to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-31-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By jek889
I used to wash my wheels every other day on my...

I used to wash my wheels every other day on my '03 745i to keep them clean. Made the hubs and rotors rusty as heck. I finally switched out the pads to Axxis Deluxe Plus low dust pads. What a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By jek889
the radio volume can be controlled by the...

the radio volume can be controlled by the steering wheel button, or the knob next to the single cd player. Pressing that knob will also turn off the radio.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
Posted By jek889
I think you can buy the individual pieces that...

I think you can buy the individual pieces that surround the windows, but installation would be tricky and I'd let a body shop do it. On a true sport package w/shadowline trim, the roof trim is...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-20-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By jek889
The manual says that Mobil or castrol synthetic...

The manual says that Mobil or castrol synthetic 5w-30 is ok to use. I used Mobil 1 in my previous '03 745 and it worked fine. On the old '03 I-Drive, you can't check the oil level, but I just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-02-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By jek889
I'm selling my '03 745i. Very clean, low miles. ...

I'm selling my '03 745i. Very clean, low miles. PM me if you are interested.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By jek889
Ext. warranty usually needs to be purchased...

Ext. warranty usually needs to be purchased before factory warranty runs out. Check with your local dealer.

You can add a Bluetooth module w/voice command in most models, but you might need...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-28-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,621
Posted By jek889
I had an '04 for a while, and if you have BMW...

I had an '04 for a while, and if you have BMW Assist, you do not have Bluetooth as it was not available from the factory until '05. The buttons are there, but it will not work without added...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-28-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By jek889
It is most likely your battery. My 7 has gone...

It is most likely your battery. My 7 has gone through 2 of them already, so don't be surprised if yours is bad. The clicking sound is a common sign of insufficient voltage to crank the engine.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-28-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,229
Posted By jek889
The battery is under the jack tray in the trunk. ...

The battery is under the jack tray in the trunk. Remove the jack, lift the tray and you should see the battery. It is a simple matter of disconnecting the battery cables and clamps, replacing the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-28-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By jek889
If those lights are coming on, you better take it...

If those lights are coming on, you better take it in for service ASAP. It might be nothing, but it could be serious too. If nothing else, you need more fluid in your brake system. That means you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,890
Posted By jek889
I'd hate me too, 'cause it was totally a surprise...

I'd hate me too, 'cause it was totally a surprise too see the new 7 when I got to the test facility and I couldn't believe it. However, when you sign up for the research/opinion group sessions, you...
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