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Forum: 7 Series DIY 07-28-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 59,228
Posted By fratan
You don't need to rest the adaptations. I would...

You don't need to rest the adaptations. I would replace the bridge seal adapter because that is a compression loss of your engine when that part wears out around 125,000 miles or so. Your car will...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-27-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,637
Posted By fratan
You need to change the bridge seal adapter...

You need to change the bridge seal adapter between the mechtronis and transmission. It is a &12.00 part and there is 2 different types depending on the manufacturing year. Do a search on changing the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-01-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,637
Posted By fratan
Good Morning, There is a bridge seal adapter...

Good Morning,
There is a bridge seal adapter between the mechtronics and transmission which is a $15.00 part that is probably causing the loss of power,compression loss. Replace that part and the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 90,256
Posted By fratan
My 2006 750 I have 150,000 miles. At 100,000 the...

My 2006 750 I have 150,000 miles. At 100,000 the spark plugs, transmission fluid, mechtronic seal adapter, which causes the pressure loss, should be fixed. I would also recommend replacing the quibo...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 34,854
Posted By fratan
You need to clear the error codes to see if the...

You need to clear the error codes to see if the parking brake is communicating with the car. I currently have 3 error codes related to the parking break. My parking break still works but I have...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 34,854
Posted By fratan
You should still hear the motor so I would...

You should still hear the motor so I would believe it has to do with a bad connection.

Once you replaced the actuator then you have to clear the codes in INPA. I believe it is under chassis-...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-02-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,793
Posted By fratan
I would replace the alternator seal adapter if...

I would replace the alternator seal adapter if your close to 100,000 miles because this will need to be replaced. Have him look at the hoses and belts and see if any are cracked or really worn. I...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-27-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,076
Posted By fratan
ABS / DTC Module Removal DIY and Repair Review

I found a company in Taunton, MA that will test the ABS module first. My son has used them in the past for other vehicles. If it is working then they only charge $35.00. If they repair the Bosch...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 34,854
Posted By fratan
My wife has a 2004 745i and the light on the dash...

My wife has a 2004 745i and the light on the dash keeps popping up parking brake error.
Does anyone know where in INPA to look for this so that I can reset the module?
Thanks,:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-24-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 33,116
Posted By fratan
Try replacing your bulb and then the ignitor. If...

Try replacing your bulb and then the ignitor. If that doesn't work then you 'lol have to replace the ignitor again. My wife has a 745i 2004 and her right ignitor went. A week later the bulb on the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-14-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,359
Posted By fratan
Make sure that they replaced the bridge seal...

Make sure that they replaced the bridge seal adapter between the mechtronics and tranny. If they did I would start with a tranny fluid change before throwing money on unnecessary parts.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 27,234
Posted By fratan
You shouldn't have put the 5k into the...

You shouldn't have put the 5k into the Differential. You need to change the tranny fluid.mechtronics sleeve, bridge seal adapter around 100,000 miles. Occasionally I still get the bang but I learned...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 41,195
Posted By fratan
You have to copy the link in the search bar and...

You have to copy the link in the search bar and it comes up.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-13-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 41,195
Posted By fratan
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By fratan
99% it is the control unit or ballast. My...

99% it is the control unit or ballast. My mechanic didn't take the bumper off the 2004 745i. He removed the air duct on the engine.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-04-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By fratan
My mistake was not replacing the alternator on my...

My mistake was not replacing the alternator on my wife's car when we did the alternator bracket seal. About six months after that the alternator and tensioner went. Bad planning
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 41,195
Posted By fratan
Just an update on the SAS fix. It has been over...

Just an update on the SAS fix. It has been over 2 1/2 years and the SAS fix is still working.
Got an inspection sticker today. The key is to have a cheap obd reader that tells the status of each...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-03-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By fratan
I have a 2006 750i with 140,000 miles. If you...

I have a 2006 750i with 140,000 miles. If you have a reasonable mechanic and can afford $1000-$1500 a year than keep it forever but if you don't get rid of it soon. I recently dropped $2000 for a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By fratan
The part I got from EBAY didn't come with the...

The part I got from EBAY didn't come with the silver casing so when the mechanic installed it the plug kept coming undone. He is going to put the new ignitor in the old silver casing and we should be...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,390
Posted By fratan
My mechanic said that the plug to the ignitor is...

My mechanic said that the plug to the ignitor is lose after replacing bulb, ignitor, and ballast.
Does anyone know if the tab on the ignitor helps it lock into place? The connector on the ignitor...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,774
Posted By fratan
Keif, Thanks for the pictures. My Indy said...

Keif,
Thanks for the pictures. My Indy said that the connection to the ignitor is lose. I'm dropping my old ignitor off tommorrow. Will pulling out that tab on the ignitor lock it into place?...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-27-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By fratan
I don't think my mechanic put the igniter back...

I don't think my mechanic put the igniter back right but will know next week. I bought a new ballast, igniter, and bulb and after picking the car up the headlight went out again. The symptoms are...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,717
Posted By fratan
How is the car running since they did all that...

How is the car running since they did all that work?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-25-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,924
Posted By fratan
I was reading this thread and I think the problem...

I was reading this thread and I think the problem is the LM Light module behing the switch in the Dash. Alllights on is a safety mechanism for this.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-24-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 33,116
Posted By fratan
They replaced the control unit but I need to...

They replaced the control unit but I need to check if the ignitor was replaced. They didn't remove the bumper and I'm leaning towards a loose connection or a bad switch. Has anyone replaced the...
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