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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 04:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 30,196
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: 152
Views: 30,196
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: 478
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: 478
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: 561
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: 330
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: 2,902
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: 2,902
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: 2,902
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: 134
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: 6,211
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...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,921
Posted By fratan
Thanks for your help. I found a pretty good deal...

Thanks for your help. I found a pretty good deal at www.partsgeek.com for $50.00 I was able to get a set with the attaching arm. BMW of Atlanta had the blades but with shipping the partsgeek.com...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,921
Posted By fratan
Just called my local BMW dealer and they told me...

Just called my local BMW dealer and they told me that they don't make the refills any longer. They quoted me 80-90 bucks for one complete blade. Does anyone know if auto zone carries it? Autozone...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,211
Posted By fratan
We did the seal when we had the exhaust and...

We did the seal when we had the exhaust and tranny off of the car. It wasn't leaking but we changed it anyways since we had access. I would guess that most of the time its the seal on the coolant...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,448
Posted By fratan
attached are pictures of the control modules. ...

attached are pictures of the control modules. you need to research and see which one will fix your problem.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,448
Posted By fratan
This car was made in Europe so the electrical is...

This car was made in Europe so the electrical is different. There is no integrated supply module so you'll have to do some research with the websites that specialize in cars made in Europe. Do you...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-26-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,448
Posted By fratan
Give me your yr. make and model number and I'll...

Give me your yr. make and model number and I'll check to see if your car as a Integrated Supply Module. I doubt that you need a new ECU.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-22-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,448
Posted By fratan
You need to go to real oem.com and pull the yr...

You need to go to real oem.com and pull the yr make and model of you car. The diesel shouldn't matter because the integrated control module is electrical. Also, are you sure your in the right forum?...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 05-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,355
Posted By fratan
Wow, 135,000 miles and my CVV were toast. What a...

Wow, 135,000 miles and my CVV were toast. What a difference in the smoothness and pick up. Over 100,000, its time to do preventive maintenance. Great DIY in this thread.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,662
Posted By fratan
Have you changed the bridge seal adapter between...

Have you changed the bridge seal adapter between the mechtronics and tranny yet? You could have a compression issue but the banging seems to be a flaw with the car. I wouldn't touch the tranny or...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,448
Posted By fratan
Great. Chault one up for the site and all their...

Great. Chault one up for the site and all their members.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 75,174
Posted By fratan
Yes, try putting more fluid in but you didn't say...

Yes, try putting more fluid in but you didn't say that you replaced the bridge seal adapter between the mechatronics and tranny. I would do this as well. It' a $10.00 part but does wear out. You...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,446
Posted By fratan
Sorry, I thought you were burning oil. If it is...

Sorry, I thought you were burning oil. If it is coming out that fast I would check the oil plug because the pan is aluminum and sometimes the plug strips the whole. My wife had a 2004 X5 and we had...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,448
Posted By fratan
The crank shaft sensor will only fix the rough...

The crank shaft sensor will only fix the rough idle if you have it not the intermittent start.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,446
Posted By fratan
The engine burns about 1 quart every 1500 miles...

The engine burns about 1 quart every 1500 miles or so. If your X5 doesn't smoke don't worry about it. I've been riding to cars with a little smole for awhile. I believe there are better valve stem...
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