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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By HerbP
Looks like fuses 5 & 6 feed the LM module. I do...

Looks like fuses 5 & 6 feed the LM module. I do not see any other fuses after that. I am having to look at each fuse to see the module they are powering. Do you have any BMW tools such as INPA or...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By HerbP
It will cause the idle to jump 200 to 300 RPM's,...

It will cause the idle to jump 200 to 300 RPM's, not as much as your swing. Make sure to put in a BMW thermostat, to eliminate other problems.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like your alternator is possibly bad....

It sounds like your alternator is possibly bad. you should be getting 14.4 volts with the engine running. You can buy a new alternator off of Ebay for around 300.00. Most local parts houses will not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By HerbP
Check the fuses in the glove box, 5, 6, & 19. I...

Check the fuses in the glove box, 5, 6, & 19. I am having trouble with WDS.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By HerbP
The blower fan resistor could be shorted, causing...

The blower fan resistor could be shorted, causing your problem?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By HerbP
The power steering pump will come off without...

The power steering pump will come off without lifting the engine, but the engine needs to be raised to get the motor mount bracket off, & the alternator bracket. Getting to the back bolt on the PS...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By HerbP
With RPM's bouncing around that much, it sounds...

With RPM's bouncing around that much, it sounds vacuum related. I would inspect the CCV vent tubes for cracks, the CCV valves for tears, & the dip stick to make sure it is seated all of the way. I...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By HerbP
You can get anyone with the BMW Standard tools...

You can get anyone with the BMW Standard tools software to code this option. I think this was a standard option, that could be turned off in the IDrive. See if there are any local members near you,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By HerbP
The headlights can be reversed from each side to...

The headlights can be reversed from each side to test the headlight function. The LM module is the only common module to the front & rear lights. I would check all of the fuses on the rear tail...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By HerbP
There are several items which could cause this...

There are several items which could cause this such as a bad thermostat, bad CCV valves, or low voltage. Do you have any codes, or a CEL light?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By HerbP
I don't think folding mirrors was an option in...

I don't think folding mirrors was an option in 2004? You can go to the website & put in your vin #. This should give you a list of all the options on your car.

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By HerbP
The angel eyes have one bulb per side. There is...

The angel eyes have one bulb per side. There is feedback to the angel eyes from all of the lights back to the angel eyes, by way of fiber optic cables. If the insulation around the fiber optics has...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By HerbP
Any metal in the dash or frame should be a good...

Any metal in the dash or frame should be a good ground, You can verify the ground with a VOM, back to the battery. You could wire your camera from the cigarette lighter circuit, which probably isn't...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By HerbP
Your cheapest option would be to trade for a M6....

Your cheapest option would be to trade for a M6. There are not a lot of aftermarket parts that will yield big HP gains for our engine. The supercharger will make the most difference, but it is around...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By HerbP
AllorNothing would be a good person to PM...

AllorNothing would be a good person to PM concerning the speakers. He has done a few threads on the mods on our sound system.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By HerbP
The coolant pipe rear seal, a head gasket...

The coolant pipe rear seal, a head gasket leaking, the coolant valley pan gasket, or possibly one one of the heater hoses. You can snake a boroscope down behind the engine to get a better look....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By HerbP
Check your battery voltage, regardless if it is a...

Check your battery voltage, regardless if it is a new battery. Our cars are energy hogs, & demand a properly charged battery. Check the battery voltage under the hood at the jump terminal, with your...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By HerbP
If this happens after sitting at a red light, it...

If this happens after sitting at a red light, it sounds like your valve stem seals are bad. This is a very common problem with our engines. The cost for the repair starts at around 2500.00.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By HerbP
The wiring harnesses are built on a generic...

The wiring harnesses are built on a generic platform, to fit cars with different options. Not all connectors are used on the wiring harnesses. Do you have something to indicate that something is not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By HerbP
That could be a good starting point, eliminating...

That could be a good starting point, eliminating a known suspect. Hopefully this will help you get your problem resolved.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By HerbP
It seems that you have some kind of fuel/air...

It seems that you have some kind of fuel/air ratio problem? Have you done any mods to the air intake system? When all your work on the engine was done, could you have possibly put the MAF sensors in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By HerbP
When I mean to roll the tabs in, is locate the...

When I mean to roll the tabs in, is locate the tabs on the bottom of the valve cover. Once they are seated in the head, slowly work the spark plugs in the valve cover. Applying some grease to the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By HerbP
The module would need to be recoded with your...

The module would need to be recoded with your serial number to correct the problem. It can be done, but the dealer probably want do the coding. They would rather sell you their module, in which will...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By HerbP
Glad that you got it done. That's one thing off...

Glad that you got it done. That's one thing off of your list!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By HerbP
Check the voltage on your battery with the engine...

Check the voltage on your battery with the engine off, with the headlights on. The voltage should be 12 volts or above. If the battery reads below 12 volts after charging the battery, the battery is...
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