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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Today, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By GeorgeT
If you have Comfort Access with "Soft Close"...

If you have Comfort Access with "Soft Close" doors your are on the list.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery Yesterday, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By GeorgeT
Just because sales are down doesn't mean that the...

Just because sales are down doesn't mean that the desire for PDC is down.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-21-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Fan
Views: 309
Posted By GeorgeT
Cooling fan or HVAC fan?

Cooling fan or HVAC fan?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-15-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By GeorgeT
Covered under warrantee.

Covered under warrantee.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-14-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By GeorgeT
Had a similar issue when my '07 was new: dealer...

Had a similar issue when my '07 was new: dealer performed a "smoke" test and found the leak.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By GeorgeT
Put a piece of tape over the light sensor.

Put a piece of tape over the light sensor.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By GeorgeT
The speedo is performing as designed: to read...

The speedo is performing as designed: to read slightly greater than actual speed. In the US it is illegal to sell a new car with a speedo that measures less than actual speed - a reading of +0.0% to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By GeorgeT
In addition to lowering the BP, water in the...

In addition to lowering the BP, water in the brake fluid promotes corrosion in the lines and unions.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-06-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By GeorgeT
Has the windshield ever been replaced?

Has the windshield ever been replaced?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,519
Posted By GeorgeT
I received three of these notices for the same...

I received three of these notices for the same car.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By GeorgeT
Worn shock/strut. Replace both if only one is...

Worn shock/strut. Replace both if only one is bad.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-29-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By GeorgeT
Mine was leaking from the lower radiator hose but...

Mine was leaking from the lower radiator hose but the fluid collected in the "belly" pan so I couldn't see it on the garage floor.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-23-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By GeorgeT
I would stay with the Realoem part.

I would stay with the Realoem part.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By GeorgeT
White smoke = water vapor from either exhaust...

White smoke = water vapor from either exhaust condensate or coolant. Blue smoke = burning oil from a variety of sources including valve seals. Black smoke = overly rich fuel mixture.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By GeorgeT
I suspect that it is #6:...

I suspect that it is #6: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=GL63-USA-01-2005-E65-BMW-745i&diagId=11_3280

Takes filtered air to the air pump.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By GeorgeT
BMW recommends that you start driving as soon as...

BMW recommends that you start driving as soon as you start your car and doesn't recommend starting and letting it sit. My Chevrolet Colorado came with a remote start feature from the factory -...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By GeorgeT
On my '07, if you press and hold the "unlock"...

On my '07, if you press and hold the "unlock" button, the windows go down and the roof opens - try keeping your key/remote in another place.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 04-09-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By GeorgeT
Yeah, mine does the same. I rarely drive it in...

Yeah, mine does the same. I rarely drive it in rain so it's not a big deal.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-18-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By GeorgeT
Just flush the brake system every two years (as...

Just flush the brake system every two years (as recommended) and you won't need to test the brake fluid.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-14-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By GeorgeT
Still have hub caps but not wheel covers (the hub...

Still have hub caps but not wheel covers (the hub cap is the small cap protecting the wheel bearings from dust and dirt).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By GeorgeT
If you can find one with the "M Sport Package"...

If you can find one with the "M Sport Package" (not an M5) you will love the way it handles.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By GeorgeT
The "Sport" mode changes the transmission shift...

The "Sport" mode changes the transmission shift points, stiffens the steering (more road feel) and improves the throttle response. If you have the active suspension it stiffens the shocks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By GeorgeT
You can view the manual for your car on the BMW...

You can view the manual for your car on the BMW web site.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By GeorgeT
The center stack button is to open the trunk when...

The center stack button is to open the trunk when sitting in the car; the button near the footwell is to open the trunk when you open the door without having to actually get in the car (like when you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-03-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By GeorgeT
Have you checked your Owner's Manual?

Have you checked your Owner's Manual?
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