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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-04-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 226
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Posted By river4mike
ok I could sure use some more help! So I have...

ok I could sure use some more help! So I have been out in the garage still messing with my 7 and noticed I seem to have a large amount of vaccum in my motor when it is running. I noticed when I open...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-02-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
Does anyone know what the differential pressure...

Does anyone know what the differential pressure sensor on the back of the intake manifold does? Could it cause to much manifold pressure if it was bad? If so how could I check it? In regards to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
I agree it could be a valvetronic issue. Are...

I agree it could be a valvetronic issue. Are there sensors that control the manifold pressure and how would I check to see if it was bad? My 7 does not show any fault codes, except once in a while I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-01-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
davhud1971, I noticed you posted a problem you...

davhud1971,
I noticed you posted a problem you had with a emissions fault (p0491) back in January, I have that same fault every once in a while and was told the secondary air valves in back of the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
I had my BMW shop look at it to diagnose it and...

I had my BMW shop look at it to diagnose it and they told me I need a complete rebuild. They told me I have a bad ring wich is causing excessive blow by in the lower crankcase. I don't understand...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-31-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
Before I replace this eccentric sensor i was...

Before I replace this eccentric sensor i was wondering if anyone knows why I only get smoke when it is plugged in. The car does not set off any codes when I drive it with the sensor unplugged. Would...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-25-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
Eccentric shaft sensor

Davhud1971,
I don't know how familiar you are with the eccentric sensor but, should it fit tight around the magnetic wheel? I got it out today and it had some oil between the sensor and the magnetic...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-23-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
eccentric shaft sensor

Ok,so today to make sure. I plugged the sensor back in this morning, drove the car as usuall all day. This afternoon I let the car sit for about 20 minutes at idle. I hit the gas one good time and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-22-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
vanos unit

Davhud1971,
I unplugged the vanos sensor if that is what the sensor is called on the back of my valve cover on Bank1. Does anyone know if that is the correct name for that round sensor?I let the car...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,745
Posted By river4mike
spark plugs

I did my 02 745i about two weeks ago. I think it took about 45 min.. If you take the factory number of the original plugs you can get them at Kragen Auto for about $8.00 ea. Much better than the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
List of changes so far 2 air inlet valves ...

List of changes so far
2 air inlet valves
Hose for air inlet valves
ccv valves
the updated hoses on front of intake. I had the single hose for the ccv and changed to the double hoses. I have not...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-21-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 42,610
Posted By river4mike
white smoke

hello to all:
I have a 02 745i with same smoking problem. After the car warms up and sits for a few minutes I get a cloud of smoke when i hit the throttle. My problem started with a emission fault...
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