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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By HerbP
I had similar problems in the past, & had to add...

I had similar problems in the past, & had to add some freon. My system would cool on one side cold, & the other side slightly cool. I thought that my water valve was bad, but low freon caused the...
Forum: 6 Series Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By HerbP
The fluid could be steering fluid, transmission...

The fluid could be steering fluid, transmission fluid, or possibly brake fluid? Not sure if you mean the front or middle center of the car. The steering fluid, & brake fluid can be checked fairly...
Forum: 6 Series 04-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,341
Posted By HerbP
It was good to meet everyone in person, & I think...

It was good to meet everyone in person, & I think we all had a great time. I left around 12:15, as the snow was falling! I think mother nature was trying to watch out for us, or to keep us from...
Forum: 6 Series 04-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By HerbP
Check this link for the pic. Good Luck! ...

Check this link for the pic.


Good Luck!

http://www.getbmwparts.com/parts/2008/BMW/650i/Base?siteid=214672&vehicleid=204445&diagram=1930020&diagramCallOut=27
Forum: 6 Series 04-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By HerbP
The ambient temp sensor has probably been knocked...

The ambient temp sensor has probably been knocked loose, & damaged. The part below is most likely what you need. If bad, it might read -40 on the outside temp.

2008 - BMW - 650i Base - N62B48B -...
Forum: 6 Series 04-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,341
Posted By HerbP
I got in late, but here are some pics. We saw the...

I got in late, but here are some pics. We saw the man on our short slow run today, but he was napping!!!!!!!!!!!!!:rofl:

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa6/hpippin/IMG_0909_zpsaaf2f553.jpg...
Forum: 6 Series 04-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By HerbP
That is bright!!!!!!!!!!!!! What did you wind up...

That is bright!!!!!!!!!!!!! What did you wind up using?
Forum: 6 Series 04-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By HerbP
+1

+1
Forum: 6 Series 04-13-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By HerbP
Did you recently install a different size tire?

Did you recently install a different size tire?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By HerbP
If your shop uses BMW software to run...

If your shop uses BMW software to run diagnostics, they can test the cooling fan at all 4 speeds. It is controlled by the water temp sensor at the lower radiator hose sensor. The thermostat will...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-12-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By HerbP
Read the link below, & any detailing forum. A...

Read the link below, & any detailing forum. A circular buffer will work a lot better than a drill, with a buffing pad. Speed & pressure makes a lot of difference. This is quite easy once you get the...
Forum: 6 Series 04-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By HerbP
I would try & use some high heat paint, caliper...

I would try & use some high heat paint, caliper paint, or plastic dip paint. The plastic dip paint is always removable, & a gloss clear can be use to enhance the shine. If you have a local automotive...
Forum: 6 Series 04-12-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,160
Posted By HerbP
The oil leveling reading indicator would be in...

The oil leveling reading indicator would be in the column with the service functions. The dealer says as long as it is green, do not add oil. I check both every once & a while!
Forum: 6 Series 04-12-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By HerbP
Hope it helps!

Hope it helps!
Forum: 6 Series 04-11-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By HerbP
I just found this sticky on the 7 series forum. I...

I just found this sticky on the 7 series forum. I should be very similar!

Good Luck!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/28107540@N02/sets/72157622449837284/
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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By HerbP
Pentosin ATF1 5 liter bottle at Advance Auto for...

Pentosin ATF1 5 liter bottle at Advance Auto for 59.99
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By HerbP
Try here! ...

Try here!

http://www.thectsc.com/products/sealing-sleeve-kit-6hp26/28/32-214-50.html
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By HerbP
I just did the same research for my 07 750. I...

I just did the same research for my 07 750. I decided to go with the Pentosin ATF 1 fluid. I talked with a Pentison support engineer to ask compatibility questions mixing with the BMW fluid. Pentison...
Forum: 6 Series 04-10-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By HerbP
I checked TIS, & I can not find any good info for...

I checked TIS, & I can not find any good info for getting to the latches. As stated above, have some help on the inside of the car. Pull the handle while you push & pull on the hood, to see if the...
Forum: 6 Series 04-09-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By HerbP
I would think that the center speaker would be a...

I would think that the center speaker would be a must. Keep us posted!
Forum: 6 Series 04-09-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By HerbP
Thermostat is 75.00 & a 30 minute job New...

Thermostat is 75.00 & a 30 minute job
New Alternator is 300.00 on Ebay OEM & a 2 hour job
Coil is around 80.00 & a 10 minute job
Mechatronic seal, pan, filter, fluid is 280.00 & a 2 hour job....
Forum: 6 Series 04-09-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,341
Posted By HerbP
Sounds like we will have plenty of Techron...

Sounds like we will have plenty of Techron available! I just got thru with my reservation. I will try & get there by 10am, on Monday.
Forum: 6 Series 04-09-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By HerbP
Good luck on this undertaking! Take your time &...

Good luck on this undertaking! Take your time & do not lose your patience!
Forum: 6 Series 04-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,341
Posted By HerbP
Watch out for the love bugs coming across I10. A...

Watch out for the love bugs coming across I10. A clear shield might be in order?
Forum: 6 Series 04-08-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By HerbP
As long as you are under warranty, BMW will pick...

As long as you are under warranty, BMW will pick up the tab. There have been many reported problems with the fuel system, so you are not alone. Depending if you purchased the car new, it might...
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