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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Kevin Bowen
That's exactly the issue. I did mine too. Problem...

That's exactly the issue. I did mine too. Problem fixed.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Bad Vaccum Pump

Guys my power brakes went out. They work just no power, at idle. Its clearly a vaccum issue. The line seems fine. I blow on it and no pressure leak. The pump itself is leaking oil badly and I've...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By Kevin Bowen
I'm doing the work myself. Valve cover gaskets...

I'm doing the work myself. Valve cover gaskets $33 each. Timing gaskets $8 each. Then there's some o rings for cam sensors and solenods that need to be replaced $2 each, spark plug tubes $13 each and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Its a very common problem. And it will get worse...

Its a very common problem. And it will get worse over time. Its the solenoids in the transmission that go bad prematurely . Theres a place that sells them in Califorina and you can find a local...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,736
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks for the answer. How sure are you and who...

Thanks for the answer. How sure are you and who would you recommend I take it to. I'm not far from you ....live in the Tampa area.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-11-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,961
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Did you replace the regulator ?

Did you replace the regulator ?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-09-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,109
Posted By Kevin Bowen
We replaced the steering column. Removing the old...

We replaced the steering column. Removing the old one isn't that hard to do. the dealer will charge you about 2g's but they may be able to reprogram.
Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-03-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 709
Posted By Kevin Bowen
alternator repair 645CI

Good luck Guys.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-02-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Kevin Bowen
DIY Alternator repair

Guys :

Here's the write-up. Good luck
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-02-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Your alternator problem

It's your voltage regulator. You can buy one on ebay for $55.00. I did a write up with pictures and posted it on Bimmerforums. Just search my name "Kevin Bowen" and you will find it.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 07-02-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,961
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Your Alternator Problem

It's your voltage regulator. You can get one on ebay for $55. I fixed mine about 3 weeks ago. Go to BimmerForums. I did a complete write-up with pictures. Just search my name "Kevin Bowen" and you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-11-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Fixing Run Flat Tires

Just an FYI. I had a nail punture my left rear run flat. Removed it with pliers and was able to repair it with a standard tire repair (plug) kit.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-11-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks very much.

Thanks very much.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-06-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,306
Posted By Kevin Bowen
How many miles were on your tranny. Mine is doing...

How many miles were on your tranny. Mine is doing the same thin with only 50k miles on it. Are these solenoids upgraded / better than originals, or will the same problem come back over time
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,091
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Here's what I wrote. Best of Luck: Hi guys...

Here's what I wrote. Best of Luck:

Hi guys yesterday while shopping i locked my only key in the trunk. The top was down but the car was locked to set the alarm. I came out of the store popped the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-19-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,091
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Go to the six series forum. I posted a solution...

Go to the six series forum. I posted a solution there.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-19-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Battery replace

I bought one at Advance Auto parts for $190 tax included. Its Made in gemany and looks exactly as the BMW onw only its black. Very easy to install.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-18-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Yes the alarm was going off, but it stops after...

Yes the alarm was going off, but it stops after about 10 seconds
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-18-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Locked Key in trunk 2005 645 cic

Hi guys yesterday while shopping i locked my only key in the trunk. The top was down but the car was locked to set the alarm. I came out of the store popped the trunk with the button on the key,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-11-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Steady 38 mph , no load

Steady 38 mph , no load
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-10-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks, I'll try that test, but that seems to be...

Thanks, I'll try that test, but that seems to be what mine is doing.....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks guys. It only does it at that speed. No...

Thanks guys. It only does it at that speed. No codes. smooth idle
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By Kevin Bowen
645ci hesitation

Hey guys.... wondering if any of you have had this issue and waht may be happening. When i drive at asteady 38 ish MPH, it seems like someone is lightly tapping the brake every three seconds.... when...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,591
Posted By Kevin Bowen
645ci Transmission problems

Hey guys. Just wanted to give you an update on my tranny problems with it going into limp mode and only having 40k miles on the car. I took it into the dealership where they ran a diagnostic and the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 05-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,736
Posted By Kevin Bowen
Thanks Yorgi. Can you send me the BMW...

Thanks Yorgi. Can you send me the BMW documentation you were refering to. Is to control module the same as manutronics unit..... if I spelled it correctly ?
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