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7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
Discussion of BMW's 4th generation E65/E66 7 Series flagship. The E65 generated much controversy, due to its radical styling and iDrive user difficulties. Nonetheless, the E65 broke records to become the best-selling 7-series iteration ever, especially after its 2005 facelift.

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Old 02-11-2013, 08:34 AM
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power steering whining and fluid level

Hi,

Yesterday after the snow storm in boston, I went to dig my car up. I noticed a whining noise coming from the power steering when I turned the wheel to right or left. It didnt go away for a while. I might have pushed the wheels to the snow on the sides and forced them a little. I checked the fluid level and it was lower than the dipstick. I left the car running and checked again and now it was at the correct level. Is this normal? or should I add more fluid? It's kinda odd that the fluid expands and shrinks that much..
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:12 AM
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On our 3 series, we had this issue where it would make noise. Found out we had gotten water in the lines, they flushed the fluid and refilled and all was good.
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:55 AM
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I would flush system aswell and refill with new fluid.
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:29 AM
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is it easy to diy?
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:35 PM
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I'm not sure as in our case the dealer took care of it.
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