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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By canuckdon
should work, maybe the radio volume got turned...

should work, maybe the radio volume got turned down during a call?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By canuckdon
Wav files are the best (for the 16 bit 44 kHz CD...

Wav files are the best (for the 16 bit 44 kHz CD format) and I have burned and played many on my 03 and 08 7's. But they do need to be created as an audio CD and not just data. i.e. you can't just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By canuckdon
I'm pretty sure that's just oil level it's...

I'm pretty sure that's just oil level it's showing. The service page in idrive will tell you when you need to change the oil (which is based mostly on miles, but also on driving style I think) If you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By canuckdon
It's your oil level. when you get to the bottom...

It's your oil level. when you get to the bottom you can add a litre. It carries 9 litres so no need to keep it right at the top.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By canuckdon
Actually, I have two dip sticks, the SA at the...

Actually, I have two dip sticks, the SA at the dealership, and the one for checking the oil level ;)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By canuckdon
There's always the dip stick (at least on any...

There's always the dip stick (at least on any E65/66 I've seen)
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-03-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By canuckdon
When the cars secondary electric cooling fan...

When the cars secondary electric cooling fan kicks in, it blows air out under the drivers side fender, I notice it regularly.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By canuckdon
mine is

mine is
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By canuckdon
Sounds like weep hole leak, try doing a search,...

Sounds like weep hole leak, try doing a search, very common problem with a few ways to fix it.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-07-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By canuckdon
I've always loved your red 7. very rare.

I've always loved your red 7. very rare.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-07-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By canuckdon
Smile Ruby black metallic, Champagne merino leather,...

Ruby black metallic, Champagne merino leather, alcantara roof liner and piano black trim.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By canuckdon
had an 03 and now an 08 individual. Not sure...

had an 03 and now an 08 individual. Not sure there is a better car for my needs out there. Love the handling in a big car, and the luxury.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By canuckdon
If you will forgive an E66er. I find the gauge...

If you will forgive an E66er. I find the gauge measurement pretty inaccurate. remember temperature effects volume, so in the cold you do have less oil on startup. I find the dipstick is the only...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,859
Posted By canuckdon
Are you going to BMW Gallery or Calgary BMW? I...

Are you going to BMW Gallery or Calgary BMW? I know Elise at Calgary BMW is an excellent SA, but overall there service manager likes to deflect and pretend he doesn't know about
common problems....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By canuckdon
sorry, didn't ask the dealer for fear of the...

sorry, didn't ask the dealer for fear of the diagnostic charges. I think I will try the MAF cleaner when things warm up here.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-03-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By canuckdon
+1, any movement defeats the auto function, just...

+1, any movement defeats the auto function, just make sure the knobs are on the step.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,793
Posted By canuckdon
go seahawks!! Sherman would fit on this board...

go seahawks!! Sherman would fit on this board pretty well.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By canuckdon
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By canuckdon
I have a similar symptom, but it's most...

I have a similar symptom, but it's most noticeable when coasting down hill. The revs vary from about 1700 to 2000, with a resulting pulsating deceleration that is a couple of seconds in period. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-10-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By canuckdon
You probably already know that the center console...

You probably already know that the center console has a switch to allow air to flow into it, so if it's a warm day and the ac is on, it keeps it pretty cool in there.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-03-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By canuckdon
Is that Mike Reilly... cause your question sounds...

Is that Mike Reilly... cause your question sounds like you took a blow to the head :)

Go Stamps Go
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,584
Posted By canuckdon
I think the seal is for wind noise. You need the...

I think the seal is for wind noise. You need the drains to work to keep the water from entering the cabin.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-24-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By canuckdon
see sticky thread above please.

see sticky thread above please.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-12-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By canuckdon
Harsh shift from 1-2, and 2-1, had the 'I think I...

Harsh shift from 1-2, and 2-1, had the 'I think I was rear ended' once, and finally the tranny stayed in first way to long (like up to 3000 rpm during slow acceleration) and then slammed into 2nd....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-12-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By canuckdon
Rebuilt tranny is $10,000. so that's why...

Rebuilt tranny is $10,000. so that's why everyone is suggesting guibo, mech sleeve, resets and other fixes when you might really need a new tranny. replacing fluid has helped me.
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