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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By fratan
People tell me that they use different weight...

People tell me that they use different weight oils in the engine. Some of the oil cleaners should be removed after a few hundred miles. I have always used 5w 30 in my n62. I'm curious to know if...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-13-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By fratan
How many miles on your car? The Guibo joint...

How many miles on your car? The Guibo joint replacement will help since you will get rid of the harsh downshift clunking noise. The bang in the rear happens to me once and a while and this is the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By fratan
I had to double check the part number when my...

I had to double check the part number when my guibo joint came in because I thought it was to big as well. No issues with it.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By fratan
Guibo joint replacement 140,000 miles

Just wanted to let everyone know that my wife was complaining about a slight jerking motion while coming to a stop. I've been monitoring for a few months and the noise was getting more noticeable....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By fratan
Oil change 100 bucks including oil and filter. ...

Oil change 100 bucks including oil and filter. Guibo joint 300 bucks
Labor should be 50 to 80 bucks per hour depending on overhead. The coolant and fuel filter shouldn't take him to long 1 to 2...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By fratan
The blue smoke is valve stem seals and while...

The blue smoke is valve stem seals and while idling the oil is trickling on the heads causing carbon build up. The carbon build up won't allow enough air from the secondary air system to reach the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By fratan
Do you still have the problem? Did you check to...

Do you still have the problem? Did you check to see if any tranny fluid is leaking? If there is than replace the mechtronics sleeve and while your at it replace the seal adapter between the tranny...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
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Just so everybody knows the p0491 and p0492 is...

Just so everybody knows the p0491 and p0492 is usually a broken hose,a broken SAS pump or carbon build up on the heads caused by bad valve stem seals. You should use a fuel injection cleaner like...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
Posted By fratan
Hey, that is a fluke because I changed the string...

Hey, that is a fluke because I changed the string from gl63 to gl 61 on my wife's 745i. I ended up losing the weather channel but it didn't fix the p0491 or p0492. I went to another forum and they...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By fratan
If you check INPA you usually get a code for bad...

If you check INPA you usually get a code for bad generator but on my wife's car the pulley jammed and was smoking which caused the alternator to fail at 140,000 miles. If you have a car 2004 thru...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,188
Posted By fratan
No coding for the integrated supply module ...

No coding for the integrated supply module


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-08-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
Posted By fratan
The fuel injection cleaner will not get rid of...

The fuel injection cleaner will not get rid of the p0491 code because the cleaner doesn't touch the heads. If the code is caused by carbon build up on the heads then you'll have to soak the drivers...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
Posted By fratan
Has the code posed a problem yet like getting an...

Has the code posed a problem yet like getting an inspection sticker? If not, I would just clear it and monitor it. It sounds like carbon build up on bank 2 drivers side. You can soak the Tube going...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
Posted By fratan
Are you referring to the p0491 0492 code? I use...

Are you referring to the p0491 0492 code? I use inpa to clear my codes or you can get a cheap code reader for 20 bucks on amazon.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-31-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
Posted By fratan
If it was me I would try and find the leak. I...

If it was me I would try and find the leak. I wouldn't update if the car is running smooth. I would change the tranny fluid and reset the adaptations in inpa though. The SAS doesn't effect the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-30-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 31,279
Posted By fratan
If you are trying to get the car inspected...

If you are trying to get the car inspected because of the p04910492 code SAS low air then you need to do the sea foam in the SAS ports fix. Changing the gl63 to gl 61 doesn't fix this issue. You...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-25-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By fratan
Why are you adding your 2 cents, fatmanrocks...

Why are you adding your 2 cents, fatmanrocks comments was way out of line and he should apologize for his comments.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By fratan
Your out of line and should apologize or be band...

Your out of line and should apologize or be band from the site. The moderators are fantastic and a pleasure to work with. You should have come to the site before you shelled the 10 grand to the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By fratan
You need to pull the codes and go from there. ...

You need to pull the codes and go from there.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By fratan
Well said about the 7's . I've had both and there...

Well said about the 7's . I've had both and there is no comparison especially at 100 mph.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,030
Posted By fratan
John, don't believe everything you hear. These...

John, don't believe everything you hear. These 750's are 80 to 100 thousand dollar cars that we pick up for short money. If you spend 2000 a year for maintenance it is sure worth the ride. My 2004...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-24-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,030
Posted By fratan
I was being general but these fixes all have been...

I was being general but these fixes all have been well documented. My 2006 750 i Alternator went around 120,000 but my 2004 745i made it to 140,000. The pulley was probably the culprit and that...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-23-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,030
Posted By fratan
140,000 on 2006 750i 145,000 on 2004 745 I both...

140,000 on 2006 750i 145,000 on 2004 745 I both are purring like kittens. These have necessary repairs at 100,000, weep hole coolant pipe, the integrated supply module, tranny fluid change, guibo...
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 08-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By fratan
2006 750 I For Sale

140,000 750 I runs great and all the major work at 100,000 has been fixed. Best offer


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,395
Posted By fratan
FYI, My son had the exhaust and tranny apart...

FYI,
My son had the exhaust and tranny apart and he removed the factory seal on the pipe. He then slid the pipe from the rear of the engine block and then put the rubber seal back on with adhesive...
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