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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) Yesterday, 04:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,922
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: 251
Views: 69,996
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: 99
Views: 4,216
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: 75
Views: 18,922
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: 99
Views: 4,216
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...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,922
Posted By fratan
The Integrated Supply Module is only around 100...

The Integrated Supply Module is only around 100 bucks and easy to swap out. If you press the button on your car and it doesn't crank over than that is the problem. I replaced mine at around 100,000...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By fratan
Did you every replace your battery as other...

Did you every replace your battery as other members stated? You should be getting 15 volts or close to it.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-17-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
RealOEM calls them pulse generators and there are...

RealOEM calls them pulse generators and there are 2 on each side of the banks. You have Bank1 inlet and outlet and bank2 inlet and outlet. All 4 are the same part. They are called cam shaft sensors...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-15-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
Great. The BMW 's are made to tell you what is...

Great. The BMW 's are made to tell you what is wrong. I'm replacing mine this week.:thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By fratan
The chevron techtron is great to put on the fuel...

The chevron techtron is great to put on the fuel a couple times a year to keep the fuel injectors clean.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
Rough idle

I spoke to my son who is a master mechanic and he said to check for a vacuum leak either the air tubes or the intake manifold. My 750 has been idling high and he's going to look at it soon. Do some...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
The camshaft sensors, especially 2 will cause a...

The camshaft sensors, especially 2 will cause a rough idle and since you replaced the plugs and coil packs it would start there. I'll let you know after I change my cam sensors. Also, did you try...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
You need to go to stickies and get the codes the...

You need to go to stickies and get the codes the 27bb is exhaust sensor on bank 1. The code 2732 is a camshaft sensor inlet on bank 2. You should buy 4 and replace them. I only have 1 code so I'm...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
You have another code for a camshaft sensor bank...

You have another code for a camshaft sensor bank 2. I have a 2006 and I just order 2 cam sensors for bank 1 and bank 2 inlet sensors


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By fratan
You have a code for the cam shaft sensor on bank...

You have a code for the cam shaft sensor on bank 1. I would start their. You have 2 sensors on each side inlet and exhaust. Have you checked for any air leaks yet.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,941
Posted By fratan
Glad you could find it on the web but most all...

Glad you could find it on the web but most all the regulars have the list of every BMW code that exists. That being said you were 100% correct.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 614,773
Posted By fratan
My wife had a 04 the same color with the...

My wife had a 04 the same color with the expensive 13 point seats. We have done quite a bit of work but she's over the hump now. Only 130000 .


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,539
Posted By fratan
That is crazy that you had to pull the motor. You...

That is crazy that you had to pull the motor. You had all those issues with the tranny. You'll have a brand new car after this fix. Too late to dump it now.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 614,773
Posted By fratan
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,601
Posted By fratan
CHEAP New Fix for Weephole Coolant pipe

The price seems reasonable with all the work he did. If i decide to keep my e65 I may have the valve stem seals done when they get worse. My friend has a 2007 e60 530 Xi m52 with over 200000, I was...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By fratan
The seal is called a bridge seal adapter. This...

The seal is called a bridge seal adapter. This part needs to be replaced every 100,000 miles or so. Do a search because there is a lot of info on this.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,811
Posted By fratan
This is the post on the bridge seal adapter. ...

This is the post on the bridge seal adapter.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,216
Posted By fratan
I found those spark plug tubes for less than 30...

I found those spark plug tubes for less than 30 bucks I believe I saw someone on eBay have a set of 8 for under 200. Do a search on the web.


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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By fratan
This is your lucky day because I decided to post...

This is your lucky day because I decided to post today. Your issue is most likely the adapter between the transmission and the valve body or mechtronics. The part is only 11.00 and just look for the...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 03-02-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,601
Posted By fratan
When I had my tranny down and exhaust off the car...

When I had my tranny down and exhaust off the car my mechanic was able to push a new BMW pipe from the rear of the engine and attached the oring with heavy duty windshield sealant. This worked well...
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