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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By occountin
nice. are there instructions or tutorial...

nice. are there instructions or tutorial somewhere no what to buy and how to replace it?
Thanks
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-30-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By occountin
Thanks Rick. The issue they describe is the door...

Thanks Rick. The issue they describe is the door not latching or closing. My door closes great and opens find using the handle. Whats not working is the softclose. WHen the door is close to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By occountin
Soft Close Not Working. Is there a DIY repair?

The soft close on the front passenger door has stopped working. the door will close and latch when closed normally but will no longer pull itself closed. When gently closed I can hear the soft...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By occountin
the outside lights are BMW dynamic Xenon. these...

the outside lights are BMW dynamic Xenon. these are the high and low beams and self leveling when you turn on the car. Push forward on stick to turn on highbeams.
The inside lights are the move...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By occountin
how can I confirm that? I dont know anyone with...

how can I confirm that? I dont know anyone with a 750 to test. the inside lights provide both low and high beam and I get no error reports that the lamps arent working..
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By occountin
The outside headlight of the pair (pair of...

The outside headlight of the pair (pair of lights on left and right side of car) is a flasher from what I can observe when manipulating the various controls. The flasher operates when you pull on...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-26-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By occountin
How do outside headlights work?

The outside headlight lamps dont come one with high or low beam. What is their function? How do I activate them?
thank you
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-05-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By occountin
Engine Light Reset?

Engine light came on. Car runs great. I tightened the gas cap but light stays on.
Can this light be reset by me with no special tools or by some combination of control actions that Ive seen videos...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-12-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By occountin
door handle proximity unlocking stopped working

The proximity door handle lock/unlock stopped working when in proximity to the key-fob.
All 4 of the door handles will not unlock or lock the car when the door handle is pushed or pulled.
If I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-07-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By occountin
YES. That was it. Thanks man!

YES. That was it. Thanks man!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-04-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By occountin
Beeps from dash?

I occasionally will hear a beeping sequence from the dash. 3 short beeps and 1 long beep.
I dont see any display indication of anything.
I first occured a couple weeks ago and I have heard it a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By occountin
nice. thanks for clearing that up for me

nice. thanks for clearing that up for me
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,677
Posted By occountin
I just had the rollaway recall done a few days...

I just had the rollaway recall done a few days ago at the dealer. It was only a software update, and they updated the entire software package to the latest rev. I had no issues with radio, nav,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By occountin
soft close adjustment?

my softclose stopped working and indi shop replaced the pnuematic tube that closes the door.
It still doesnt close like it used to. Originally it was pull close when within a few inches of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,226
Posted By occountin
93....but i have the sense of humor of a 13 year...

93....but i have the sense of humor of a 13 year old.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By occountin
Mechanics have gone the way of the butler and...

Mechanics have gone the way of the butler and footman. Now there are technicians requiring the technical training of astronauts......at least thats what the dealer would have me believe.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By occountin
In my case the warranty company said it was...

In my case the warranty company said it was covered, but only after the software is upgraded, which they dont cover and I have to pay for $200. The BMW specialist repair shot made a point of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By occountin
thank you for that. Thats what I would expect. ...

thank you for that. Thats what I would expect.

The BMW specialist repair shop has made a point of the issue of module incompatibility so Im just trying to understand if its a risk.

ONce they...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,346
Posted By occountin
Same problem for me. Repair shop showed Steering...

Same problem for me. Repair shop showed Steering angle sensor fault. Warranty will only replace it after the software is replaced which Ihave to pay for.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By occountin
Software down revision?

Background:
- I occasionally get a "drive careful" icon.
- Repair shop says there is a Steering Angle sensor fault and recommends to replace the sensor.
- Warranty says the software...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-11-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By occountin
yes those are the ones. I try just peeling the...

yes those are the ones. I try just peeling the plastic off . Thanks for the tip!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-06-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By occountin
button repair/replacement?

The rectangular shaped buttons on the center between seats console and the center drawers opening buttons are worn. It appears a plastic covering is worn off from use. These are dark charcoal gray...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-02-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By occountin
Sound like exactly the same problem. Mine...

Sound like exactly the same problem. Mine happened on low speed turns just as you described. Yes I have the sports package. Some CPO arent very good and might not cover but its not too expensive...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By occountin
The shop replaced the power steering fluid. He...

The shop replaced the power steering fluid. He said the fluid seemed a dark color vs the bright green it should be. That did not seem to improve the groaning sound.

A few weeks later he did a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By occountin
Squeal Fixed

The mechanic replaced the pads. No more squeal.
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