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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By RodB
Cabin Air Filters

Anyone tried aftermarket filters? They appear to be about 1/3 rd the price of OEM. Any suggestions?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By RodB
I replaced the RF tires as they wore out much...

I replaced the RF tires as they wore out much faster than nom-RF. no issues unless you're leasing the vehicle.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-24-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,191
Posted By RodB
I had same issue of noise on my 2003 745 and 2007...

I had same issue of noise on my 2003 745 and 2007 760. With the 745 the Initialization worked with the 760 the dealer replaced the seal under warranty. In both cases the road noise was the same...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-23-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By RodB
Owning a 760 means I am in the dealership a LOT. ...

Owning a 760 means I am in the dealership a LOT. They are nice to me and always give me something nice. Last visit got a 2008 Alpina. Car going in Monday (yet again). Let's see what I get.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-28-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By RodB
Tire Rotation. HELP

Snow tires need to go on. BMW says rear tread a worn. Can I put rears on front? Conflicting opinions. Tire dealer says yes, BMW says no.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By RodB
Since I purchased the car still under factory...

Since I purchased the car still under factory warranty and that expired just a month ago, the dealer decided this was an ongoing issue from the original warranty and lo and behold they are replacing...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-23-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By RodB
Well sometimes the stars align. The dealer...

Well sometimes the stars align. The dealer realizes this was my 5th BMW purchase in the last four year and decided that they would eat the absurd cost for this part. Sometimes customer service...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-17-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By RodB
I have a 2006 760 and have exactly this same...

I have a 2006 760 and have exactly this same issue. It is in the dealer now being repaired. It is the drain system for the AC. Total cost to repair is around $400. That includes cleaning and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-12-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By RodB
So took it to the dealer for a look. CPO does...

So took it to the dealer for a look. CPO does not apply to trim, so they say. Cost for repair is 1800. Are they insane???
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-10-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By RodB
Thanks for the posts. I live in the Toronto...

Thanks for the posts. I live in the Toronto Canada area. Spoke to the dealer as the car is under CPO and I bought the leather extended warranty. Now they are debating if it's a leather warranty...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By RodB
The curtain puller works perfectly but the shade...

The curtain puller works perfectly but the shade doesn't retract. It worked a couple of times when I manually pulled on the shade and it tightened. Now it does nothing.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By RodB
The beat cleaner I ever found was a 2200 PSI...

The beat cleaner I ever found was a 2200 PSI powerwasher. I've tried everything and nothing cleans the brake dust like the powerwasher. Hope it doesn't wreck the rims?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By RodB
Leather woes

Okay so I have arguably the best car to handle my three hour commute but geez.... My 2007 760 and I have having difficulties. I have a black sedan with a cream interior. The cream leather seems...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-09-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By RodB
Window shade broke

I definitely have a live hate relationship with my 760. It's the best highway car I have ever driven in but at what cost!! Today the rear window shade lost tension and won't retract. Any idea what...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-04-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By RodB
Window won't go up

My drivers side window now goes up and immediately returns to the middle (half way up). Any ideas or is this another trip back to the dealer?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-20-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,167
Posted By RodB
I owned a 2003 745L and after the warranty ran...

I owned a 2003 745L and after the warranty ran out tried a 2009 135 convertible. Thought it would be fun. Not so good for the three hour daily commute. Tried an Alpina. Nice, but ended up with a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-28-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 36,888
Posted By RodB
iPhone Adapter

If you have the adapter inside the center console there is a snap in adapter that fits each phone type. In my 2007 760Li the iPhone 3G adapter will NOT work with an iPhone 4. This is nothing to do...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-23-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,595
Posted By RodB
Cleaning Seat Belts

I have a 07 760Li with a cream interior. The seat belts are also cream coloured and are getting dirty. Any suggestions on cleaning?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-29-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,907
Posted By RodB
I had a 2003 745i with the same issue. Had the...

I had a 2003 745i with the same issue. Had the outside cleaned professionally but found a pitting on the inside of the lenses. I did not find any solution for getting a clear lens. Outside was...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-27-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By RodB
Remote Starters for 07 760

I was told by the dealer that 760's need to warm up before you take them out on hwy. I was looking at a Viper remote starter, but they won't work with a 760. Any one know what will work?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-23-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,509
Posted By RodB
This sounds like what happened to me yesterday. ...

This sounds like what happened to me yesterday. I was travelling along a highway at 140 KM when I started loosing power and eventually car would not accelerate and within 30 minutes died. I just...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-20-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By RodB
Thanks, this helps. I will go back to the dealer...

Thanks, this helps. I will go back to the dealer and see if I can get the print-out. Based on my research, I think this car may be an Individual series as it has everything (Active Cruise, Night...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-18-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By RodB
Details of car options

I just purchased a 2007 760 Li. I asked the dealer if there was a way to list off all the options that came with the car as delivered but no one seems to know or is willing to help. Is there an...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 02-28-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,625
Posted By RodB
I had the same problem on my 06/03 745 i. The...

I had the same problem on my 06/03 745 i. The service replaced the gasket and changed the angle at the rear. Noise is virtually gone. Huge change over what it was
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