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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2020, 03:29 AM
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Posted By Muzzman
I'll have another go at installing ISTA P this...

I'll have another go at installing ISTA P this weekend. I'll try and get it from another source, the download i got was 360GB and when i went through the instructions there wasn't the registry change...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
I still have my steering fault. The current...

I still have my steering fault.

The current thinking by the mechanics is that the Active Steering Module which i believe lives under the passenger seat may have blown as they cannot communicate...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
We have some progress, due to a 500 mile round...

We have some progress, due to a 500 mile round trip next weekend to the Lake District I got my mate that restores the classic BMW's to have a tinker, it turns out the rough engine and clanking from...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
I may have to bite the bullet, and take it...

I may have to bite the bullet, and take it somewhere else and take a hit on the 96 that Kwik Fit charged me. That irks me so badly though!!!

I take it BMW themselves do alignment, is it worth...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
In regards to the car running very lumpy it...

In regards to the car running very lumpy it actually ran really well and i did a 230 mile round trip to the Cotswolds with no issues. I got a mate of mine that works on /restores classic BMW's to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
So i've charged the battery for 30 hours, it is...

So i've charged the battery for 30 hours, it is now reading 100% and when the engine is off reading 12.7V. It is definitely an AGM battery, i looked up the BMW part code on the battery S:...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
Fyi I have just ordered an AGM battery charger on...

Fyi I have just ordered an AGM battery charger on Amazon so will need to wait for this to be delivered. I was unaware that my normal charger wouldnt do the trick
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
Apologies if this is a daft question but should I...

Apologies if this is a daft question but should I be charging via the connectors in the engine bay, direct to the battery in the boot or remove the battery completely from the car?

My garage is...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
Thanks, it's a 2005 car. I will charge the...

Thanks, it's a 2005 car. I will charge the battery tomorrow night and take things from there.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
Thanks, this is my battery, does it look the...

Thanks, this is my battery, does it look the right type?

And i need to charge it from the points under the bonnet, that's correct?

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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
I left the car running for 30 mins then went for...

I left the car running for 30 mins then went for a 10 minute drive before i did it, not sure if that's enough. I will go round my father inlaws tomorrow and get my battery charger back off him and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
3 times lock to lock with the engine on then...

3 times lock to lock with the engine on then driving 100yds didn't work. Now got an Engine Management Light too which is a new one on me. Also a battery charging error came on.

Maybe time to buy a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
I did have to jump the car and was getting...

I did have to jump the car and was getting battery errors prior to this, that's when i decided to register the battery and haven't had the battery light come up again. I have bought a solar powered...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
Thanks for this. When you say tie steering wheel...

Thanks for this. When you say tie steering wheel down and leave the engine running are you refering to when the steel alignment is done? I saw they clamped the steering wheel down. The guy did have...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Muzzman
Active Steering Fault - i have tried various things to resolve

I bought a 630i manual from a guy about 6 weeks ago that buys and sells cars, has a website etc. 63000 miles on the clock FSH and 2 previous owners.

I drive it rarely and have done probably under...
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