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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Today, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By HerbP
Do your homework to understand how high the cost...

Do your homework to understand how high the cost of maint, is on a BMW 750, or any BMW. Your average trip to the dealer will be around 700.00 for small things, & up to 2k for a brake job. If you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By HerbP
Here is a link to the DIY Spark Plug changing....

Here is a link to the DIY Spark Plug changing. Below is a link also found on the Sticky section at the helpful links. This is full of DIY's on our cars.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By HerbP
Glad you got it fixed!

Glad you got it fixed!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By HerbP
That will create a lot of extra work, but the...

That will create a lot of extra work, but the valve seal change is still around 30 to 40 hours to complete.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-05-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By HerbP
That does sound like a leak in one of the air...

That does sound like a leak in one of the air lines, & it is taking it a while to pressurize the system.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-05-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By HerbP
A Carfax, Autocheck, & EBAY will advertise the...

A Carfax, Autocheck, & EBAY will advertise the car as all three, I don't understand why this is done. I see this a lot lately, mostly a marketing ploy! The Alpina has a special body, badging, &...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By HerbP
Trt charging your battery, & register the battery...

Trt charging your battery, & register the battery to the car with some BMW software. Read the Sticky on the above page for the directions.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By HerbP
There was programming done to help the shift...

There was programming done to help the shift pints & gears, but if the fluid level is proper, it will shift fine. If you are a 1/2 qt low on fluid, it will downshift hard. Make sure to read the DIY...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By HerbP
I was not aware that a 645 has comfort access? If...

I was not aware that a 645 has comfort access? If you had it you would have a FOB, not a key. Touching the door handles would unlock the car.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like the 1, 2 downshift, as this is...

It sounds like the 1, 2 downshift, as this is usually caused by old or low transmission fluid. The fluid should be serviced every 50k miles, based on ZF technical bulletins. BMW says it is lifetime...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By HerbP
You might notice tha the user name area on my...

You might notice tha the user name area on my screen, looks different than yours, it is probably different adblocks running.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By HerbP
The air going thru the grille will keep the...

The air going thru the grille will keep the engine cool traveling down the road. When you stop in traffic, it will overheat.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,598
Posted By HerbP
If your dash lights up like a Christmas tree,...

If your dash lights up like a Christmas tree, charge your battery before doing anything else.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By HerbP
I have noticed changes in certain places, that...

I have noticed changes in certain places, that changes have taken place, but making it read only is not a good thing while we are in transition. It sounds like a flood of advertising headed our way?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By HerbP
At least you under stand where this is headed!

At least you under stand where this is headed!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By HerbP
This sounds like the cooling fan is toast, never...

This sounds like the cooling fan is toast, never a warning until the engine runs hot. It will run on certain speeds, but when the engine runs hot, the fan will not run. There are 4 speeds on the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By HerbP
Our batteries get weak very fast due to all of...

Our batteries get weak very fast due to all of the electronics. Try charging your battery overnight, & take it for a drive. If it runs better, you found your problem. If the battery measures below 12...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-01-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By HerbP
Below NewTis to help trouble shoot your problem....

Below NewTis to help trouble shoot your problem. You can go thru the site & read multiple solutions for finding your link. This is the BMW repair manual.
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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-01-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By HerbP
Our 100 degree weather in Ga. sucks also, but it...

Our 100 degree weather in Ga. sucks also, but it is summer time. I will gladly sweat instead of freezing my butt off in the winter. We do what we want to do, if we really want to do things in the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By HerbP
This code seems to generate several type of codes...

This code seems to generate several type of codes indicating a vacuum leak somewhere on your engine. Check the boot that attaches to the intake for cracks, take it off & look at the very bottom part....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 07-31-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By HerbP
You should only have to remove the cooling fan,...

You should only have to remove the cooling fan, the main drive belt, tension pulley, to get to the AC pulley. Cut your old one off, & roll the new belt on. Get the belt on as far as possible, slide a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By HerbP
If you measure the OD & ID, you should be able to...

If you measure the OD & ID, you should be able to find one at an industrial parts supplier, like Grainger or a hydraulic repair shop.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By HerbP
Problems like this are caused from a weak battery...

Problems like this are caused from a weak battery below 12 volts. Try charging your battery to see if things will get better.

The ARS could be from low fluid in the reservoir, as it will trigger a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By HerbP
Use the link below to search what you are looking...

Use the link below to search what you are looking for.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By HerbP
The link below to RMEuropean has the correct...

The link below to RMEuropean has the correct o-ring for the plate on the vacuum pump & cheap.

https://www.rmeuropean.com/Make/BMW/2005/645Ci-Base-Coupe-E63-44L-V8.aspx?search=Vacuum_Pump_Front
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