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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-20-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks for the reply. I had the car into the...

Thanks for the reply. I had the car into the Independent service center yesterday. I got it back and the car is running quietly and no smoking at all. Here is the full extent of the repairs to date....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-16-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
I found a vaccuum leak at the front of the engine...

I found a vaccuum leak at the front of the engine at the t-connection hose at the center of the intake manifold. Pressed the t-connector onto the intake and that sealed it. Now mild suction at the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-15-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Got a tip from a independent tech today to check...

Got a tip from a independent tech today to check out the OSV for a faulty diaphragm. Tested the suction on the dipstick. Started the car with the dipstick in and then removed. I heard a high pitch...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Got a tip from a independent tech today to check...

Got a tip from a independent tech today to check out the OSV for a faulty diaphragm. Tested the suction on the dipstick. Started the car with the dipstick in and then removed. I heard a high pitch...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks again, that sounds exactly what mine is...

Thanks again, that sounds exactly what mine is doing. Although, it is not smoking at all times in stop and go, drive through or waiting at a light. I do not see puffs of smoke, if it burns it is a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Elk5432, Did your car smoke all the time?...

Elk5432,

Did your car smoke all the time? Mine only smokes when the car is warmed up and sitting at idle, like at a drive through window is the only time I have noticed it. I do not notice it on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-14-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks ELK5432, I am glad you got back to...

Thanks ELK5432,

I am glad you got back to me, I am really pleased with the car overall. But I am not so sure that the repairs are worth the price. I think for now, I will just attempt to monitor...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,112
Posted By 5000JS
Hello, I bought used 745i last year, 81,000...

Hello,

I bought used 745i last year, 81,000 miles and now it has 97500 miles. I noticed the oil consumption going up. Last summer 2 quarts after 12,000 miles and now this year 4 quarts after...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-23-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
I checked the voltage from battery to chassis...

I checked the voltage from battery to chassis ground = 0.0 v. I checked the battery positive to chassis ground at the auxillary jumper terminals under the hood = 12.8 v with or without the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks for the information. I am only checking...

Thanks for the information. I am only checking the operating voltage using the diagnostic readout in the hidden menu. Did you use a digital volt meter or analog voltmeter to check the grounding of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-21-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks for you reply. I never had any water in...

Thanks for you reply. I never had any water in the spare tire well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-20-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By 5000JS
I had a recent episode of water leaking into the...

I had a recent episode of water leaking into the trunk of my 7 series. I had on three occassions noticed water in the trunk along the left rear electronics components. This only occurred when there...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-20-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
Thank"s for your reply StuartJohn24. My battery...

Thank"s for your reply StuartJohn24. My battery voltage is at 12.4 with the engine off. But, when running the voltage never geta above 14.2 volts. Over the past week that I have been monitoring the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
I bought the car used from a BMW dealer. The...

I bought the car used from a BMW dealer. The dealer replaced the battery in October 2010 with a new BMW battery. He had to reregister the battery two weeks after I purchased it in May 2011. The car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By 5000JS
Hello, I have a similar Dynamic Drive Ianctive...

Hello, I have a similar Dynamic Drive Ianctive fault at start-up. And a low voltage at start-up 10.2 to 10.4. Did you get the problem solved and if so, what were the repairs?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-17-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
I have been able to monitor the Operating...

I have been able to monitor the Operating Voltage. It seem to fluctuate. after unlocking the hidden menu. I shut the car off and on restart, the voltage drops to 10.4 - 10.9 and then slowly climbs...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-17-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
Thank you for your help.

Thank you for your help.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,546
Posted By 5000JS
How do I monitor my voltage on the instrument...

How do I monitor my voltage on the instrument panel. I located the menu, but I could not figure out how to display the 09 Operating voltage on the display panel. Could you instruct me?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks again, I will give it a try.

Thanks again, I will give it a try.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-15-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By 5000JS
Thanks for the alternator suggestion. Was there...

Thanks for the alternator suggestion. Was there some error or abnormal voltage reading you were aware of with the bad alternator?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-15-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By 5000JS
2004 E65 Dynamic Drive Inactive

I own a 2004 745i. It has a recurring intermittent Dynamic Drive Inactive fault. I have taken it to two dealers and a non-dealer repair shop. I noticed that the fault occurs, when the ambient temp is...
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