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Old 02-09-2011, 05:31 PM
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What are the issues you have with your 7 right now?

i just want to know any and what issues you currently have with your 7

here are mine

1. my NAVI sometimes flickers
2. when i take a hard turn, Dynamic Stability error comes up (i think the dealer is gonna change the front roll bar)
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Old 02-09-2011, 05:53 PM
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:01 PM
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Dynamic drive inactive (very sporadic every few months)

Fuel tank sensor shows empty sometimes when tank is full


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Old 04-05-2011, 11:04 AM
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I had the same problem, replaced the fuel sending unit, $600 later problem solved.
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Old 07-06-2011, 05:13 PM
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Fuel sender error for me too + I had thermostat error

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Dynamic drive inactive (very sporadic every few months)

Fuel tank sensor shows empty sometimes when tank is full


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I had this as well. one day. 104K miles or so, start it up after only parking for 5 minutes and says there's no gas (I just filled it up). Next day, started it up and it was fine. Checked codes with basic CAN0BD2 reader and the fuel sender error was there.

Also had a recurring code for "Emissions related problem, please see your BMW service center immediately" was an error on the thermostat. Cleared it, it came back, cleared it again. Nothing.
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:06 PM
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Nothing really. Replacing my sunroof gasket for wind noise, and my drivers side seat foam to make the seat feel like new again...but otherwise nothing that is really an issue.
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:07 PM
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driver's side window sounds like someone is chewing on rocks when rolling up

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Old 02-13-2013, 11:04 AM
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driver's side window sounds like someone is chewing on rocks when rolling up

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driver's side window sounds like someone is chewing on rocks when rolling up

seat belt/air bag fault warning
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I have the same issue with driver side window sound, started last sunday. let me know if you get any fix or workaround...
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:16 PM
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:21 PM
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When its very cold outside the navi is dimmed. Not sure, maybe thats how its supposed to be but when its very cold it will be really dim and later after a short drive lets say it goes back to normal.
Im out of hydraulic fluid apparently because when i go down my steep driveway it always gives me that suspension message showing the car leaning to the side. where can i buy that fluid, i checked that tank and it was empty, dont know where it went.
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:16 PM
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When its very cold outside the navi is dimmed. Not sure, maybe thats how its supposed to be but when its very cold it will be really dim and later after a short drive lets say it goes back to normal.
Im out of hydraulic fluid apparently because when i go down my steep driveway it always gives me that suspension message showing the car leaving to the side. where can i buy that fluid, i checked that tank and it was empty, dont know where it went.
Every car I have ever owned with navigation has done this. I have always wondered why...I guess its normal.
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Old 02-10-2011, 07:48 PM
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Every car I have ever owned with navigation has done this. I have always wondered why...I guess its normal.
Same observation here. Although it seems to be somewhat random. And my current issues 1) rear-end clunking - think it's guibo, 2) front end shimmy (new tires, new control arms/tension struts still did not fix - I think it is a wheel bearing at this point), 3) ASK unit causing right front speaker in door to have no sound, 4) minor - rattling sound when starting (loose heat shield or exhaust valve?)

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Old 02-09-2011, 06:37 PM
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:45 PM
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:48 PM
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transmission code 4f4b gear monitoring fault on my 2002 745i with 102,000 miles... any help would be appreciated of what the heck this is.
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:01 PM
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Old 02-09-2011, 07:16 PM
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Same here with the cats! Was shocked with the quote stealers gave me.......$6600!!! Can u say hell no?!!!


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Old 02-09-2011, 07:25 PM
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Same here with the cats! Was shocked with the quote stealers gave me.......$6600!!! Can u say hell no?!!!


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Old 02-09-2011, 07:47 PM
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1) front passenger tweeter out. may be amp problem.

2) nav computer needs replacing. reads original 2004 discs but won't read new 2011 discs.

3) phone cradle being replaced to use BTUM9000

4) oil leak that was supposedly fixed (in shop as we speak)

anything else...?
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Old 02-10-2011, 12:24 PM
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1) front passenger tweeter out. may be amp problem.

2) nav computer needs replacing. reads original 2004 discs but won't read new 2011 discs.

3) phone cradle being replaced to use BTUM9000

4) oil leak that was supposedly fixed (in shop as we speak)

anything else...?

please amend #4...alternator plate gasket leak
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Old 02-18-2011, 04:10 PM
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Question cloudy headlights

want to change my headlights because they look yellow and cloudy..how do i do this??
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:07 AM
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Same here with the cats! Was shocked with the quote stealers gave me.......$6600!!! Can u say hell no?!!!


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Stealer quoted me $3000 for the cats

PAssenger Airbag sensor
I need tints
little bit of body work
car is at the shop for leaking coolant
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Stealer quoted me $3000 for the cats

PAssenger Airbag sensor
I need tints
little bit of body work
car is at the shop for leaking coolant
cats
Cats?
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:07 PM
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