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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-28-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jkess114
I wished I found that thread. I did a search here...

I wished I found that thread. I did a search here unsuccessfully.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-25-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jkess114
So after a day of use including city and highway,...

So after a day of use including city and highway, it appears that the OEM fan is behaving properly and better than the Dorman. The temperature seems to be much more stable and I've seen it drop below...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,382
Posted By jkess114
Shout Out for BMWOEM1 in Long Island

I just had my valve stem seals done last weekend and wanted to say what a nice and kind person he is. Seems like he did a great job and I'll add that I think we are lucky to have such a nice helpful...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-24-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jkess114
Radiator Fan Replacement. Dorman vs. OEM

I had my Radiator fan go out on me at 123k. 2006 750Li.

I had done some other maintenance to the coolant system (new water pump, new thermostat, lower radiator hose, new temp sensors) to make sure...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By jkess114
What should the coolant temp be?

Having lost my radiator fan and subsequently the expansion tank a month ago, and having replaced the water pump & thermostat a few months prior, I am often monitoring the coolant temp via the hidden...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-25-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By jkess114
Interested to see if that fixes your issue.

Interested to see if that fixes your issue.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By jkess114
Cleaning steering angle sensor. . . '06 750LI

I have been getting pretty regular DSC/parking brake/cluster errors. Codes point to the steering angle sensor fault. So today I pulled the steering wheel and got after it. Not that I've done it, its...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-04-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By jkess114
Lost coolant at car wash

8:30 pm. Returned to car which is now at the exit of the car wash with two gallons of 50/50 BMW antifreeze and dumped one in and it didn't raise the level at all. I pulled the airfilter cowling...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By jkess114
Left Parking Light Malfunction

Heya folks. So, this has been popping up when I start the car. I am writing because both the angel eye and the "orange" sidelight in the left headlight assembly are out. I replaced the angel eye with...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By jkess114
I did "reset all functions" in INPA and it seems...

I did "reset all functions" in INPA and it seems to have cured the issue.

Thanks,
Josh
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By jkess114
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By jkess114
I paired my 6 to my car. Didn't seem like it was...

I paired my 6 to my car. Didn't seem like it was any different for me than the 5 in that respect. Hmmm. Wish I could offer some advice.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By jkess114
I'll update by saying I've also gotten a few...

I'll update by saying I've also gotten a few recharge battery lights on the dash, which doesn't make sense to me. When I open the 2nd secret menu and unlock, I can look at the voltage for the car....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-13-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By jkess114
P,R,N,D3 and D5 error

I have been reading up on this error around here and many of the suggestions offered I would like to rule out.

- Car has 120k on the odometer.
- Transmission fluid and mechatronic seal were...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-10-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By jkess114
Alternator change: How difficult?

How difficult is an alternator repair? I expect that is the problem i am having. My battery was replaced and reprogrammed less than a year ago (Thank you BMWOEM!), and this morning after driving to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By jkess114
Update. I started the car and the fan came on...

Update. I started the car and the fan came on immediately, after sitting and cooling down for two hours. I opened the second cluster menu and looked at the sensors. The car thought the temperature...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By jkess114
Thanks fellows. That is the question ultimately,...

Thanks fellows. That is the question ultimately, is it possible for the car to overheat or seize and do so without some warning lights?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-01-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By jkess114
Possible bad situation with my 7. Help requested.

I had a fault with the thermostat, but it was clearly stuck open, since I received no warnings other than INPA telling me of the fault. I have been okay with this since the car runs cooler. Today, I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-19-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By jkess114
Flushing coolant on my '06 750LI.

I imagine I need to pull off the bottom hose to the radiator to drain the system. My car has about 115k on it and its age of course. I am wondering if the radiator is prone to cracking where the hose...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-13-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By jkess114
Replacing thermostat AND aux water pump.

How hard are these to replace?

Thanks,
Josh
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By jkess114
Radiator Flush

Heya-

Anyone have any advice on parts to shotgun when changing the coolant in the car? I've been meaning to get around to this as my '06 has 116k on it and it probably ought to be done. Should I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By jkess114
Questions regarding fair labor prices. . .

I am about to have some work done by my local mechanic, a fella that I like a whole lot. Normally I work on the car with him, something I feel lucky that he allows, or even just use his other lift...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By jkess114
. . . .bmwoem1. . . .

Heya folks. Just a shout out to Anthony. I made the trip to see him from NYC and to see about registering my new battery. I wanted to share with y'all what a generous, knowledgable, and sweet dude he...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By jkess114
Thank you for the reply Mopauly. Yes, thats the...

Thank you for the reply Mopauly. Yes, thats the part I am writing about. How does one pull the leather skirt up (giggity) without ripping it? Anyone know if special tools are required to work on the...
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