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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Ggreg
Pipe with o-rings is as follows: 03 Feed pipe...

Pipe with o-rings is as follows:
03 Feed pipe to alternator 1 10/2003 12311439988 $14.08


Don't think BMW sells the o-rings separately. I would just order the whole pipe since it is made out of...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-18-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Ggreg
There is an o-ring on each end of the pipe. The...

There is an o-ring on each end of the pipe. The o-ring is compressed by pushing the pipe into a machined bore in the water pump and alternator. There are no bolts that hold the pipe.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-17-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Ggreg
You can replace the cooling tube between the...

You can replace the cooling tube between the water pump and the alternator by removing the alternator to fix the oil leak behind the alternator bracket. Good luck.....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-30-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Ggreg
If you really need to bypass the wear sensor you...

If you really need to bypass the wear sensor you can short the wires together at the sensor connector.

But a new sensor is not very expensive and gives you a warning that the pads will need to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-18-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Ggreg
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=644567
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-18-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By Ggreg
Cutting the case open is harder than the required...

Cutting the case open is harder than the required soldering.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 05-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By Ggreg
The unlock switch on the printed circuit board...

The unlock switch on the printed circuit board breaks off. Need to cut open the key and resolder the switch.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-28-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Ggreg
Behind the alternator bracket. Takes 8-9 hours to...

Behind the alternator bracket. Takes 8-9 hours to replace the $2 gasket.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-21-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Ggreg
The power module prevents the battery from...

The power module prevents the battery from charging until the charger voltage is over 13.2 volts for an hour. This is assuming the charger is connected to the under hood terminals.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Ggreg
Below is the signal flow to get the compressor to...

Below is the signal flow to get the compressor to run. If you have INPA check the modules listed for any errors.

The A/C compressor is controlled as follows:
•Operation of the air conditioning...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-19-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,795
Posted By Ggreg
When the compressor is on and turning the low...

When the compressor is on and turning the low side pressure should be in the 40 to 45 psi range. When the compressor is off the pressure will follow the R134A P vs T curve for the ambient temp,...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,476
Posted By Ggreg
That's the correct location for the IPS and the...

That's the correct location for the IPS and the relays are inside of the module.

If it was your starter that clicked and the car didn't crank, it sounds like your starter is going out.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-18-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,476
Posted By Ggreg
The power module is located in the trunk and...

The power module is located in the trunk and handles the following functions:
•Optimised charging
•Reduction of load-side peak consumption
•Shut-down of auxiliary consumer...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,476
Posted By Ggreg
Fuse 3 on the IPS feeds power to ignition coils...

Fuse 3 on the IPS feeds power to ignition coils for cylinder 1,2,3, & 4.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,270
Posted By Ggreg
The vacuum pump oil leak is caused by a $1...

The vacuum pump oil leak is caused by a $1 o-ring, but instead of replacing the o-ring they change the entire $400 pump. The labor is about the same for either repair.

The alternator bracket oil...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-17-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,270
Posted By Ggreg
Normally the vacuum pump oil leak can be fixed by...

Normally the vacuum pump oil leak can be fixed by replacing the internal o-ring seal at a parts cost of $20....
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-16-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By Ggreg
For the starter to energize the rolling code in...

For the starter to energize the rolling code in the key must match the rolling code in the CAS module. The CAS will then pull in a relay in the integrated power module that energizes the starter...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-07-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,927
Posted By Ggreg
Yes

Yes
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-01-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By Ggreg
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=GN63...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=GN63&mospid=47785&btnr=61_1557&hg=61&fg=25


PN = 61359203081

OEM cost = $370 to $500
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-01-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,109
Posted By Ggreg
Driver side and passenger side door module is...

Driver side and passenger side door module is powered from fuse F21 (30 amp) if car is left hand drive and F58 (30 amp) if it is right hand drive. The fuse is located in the glove box.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-28-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,927
Posted By Ggreg
North America maps were on a single DVD from 2004...

North America maps were on a single DVD from 2004 through 2009. In 2008 the DVD was changed to a dual layer to hold all of North America. The 2010, 2011 and 2012updates are a 2 DVD disk set for...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-27-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Ggreg
The weep hole in the timing cover is there to...

The weep hole in the timing cover is there to prevent coolant from being forced into the timing chain area when the o-ring fails on the coolant pipe. Check your oil for signs of water.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-08-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ggreg
My experience with TPMS is as you described with...

My experience with TPMS is as you described with FTM. Random phantom alarms and needing to initialize the system often. I gave up and coded the TPMS off and just check tire pressures with a gauge.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-07-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ggreg
Anything is possible, but TPMS is more...

Anything is possible, but TPMS is more complicated/expensive then FTM. TPMS has a pressure/temperature sensor mounted in each rim with antennas by each wheel and a different wiring harness to connect...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-24-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,329
Posted By Ggreg
Fuse is in the trunk on right side above...

Fuse is in the trunk on right side above battery............
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