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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 07-31-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By old gold Tim
oil life on dash

I am having a problem re-setting the oil life on the dash. "not possible" and a 0 after it . can you help me out. The BMW dealer in Barrie Ontario Canada said if you didn't have your oil changed here...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 47,548
Posted By old gold Tim
I am willing to drive to get it done. How long...

I am willing to drive to get it done. How long would the car be in the shop. Maryland would be a nice trip from southern Ontario
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-21-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 47,548
Posted By old gold Tim
I have the same problem at 80K. Smoking like...

I have the same problem at 80K. Smoking like crazy at idle. Can the stem seals be replaced without a rebuild
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-13-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By old gold Tim
Oil burner 750i

2008 7501 70k for mileage, Smokes from drivers side exhaust at idle. cleans up with engine speed. Can it be something other than valve guide seals. I burn the best of fuels and oil is clean. I live...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-04-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By old gold Tim
inrermittent start

on a 2008 750I, does the power control module under the passenger side cabin air filter need to be programmed after a new one has been installed. I have heard different theories.
I have a...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-12-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By old gold Tim
08 750 I non turnover with hard brake pedal

08 750I, From time to time and getting worse when I push the start button the engine will not turn over. I do notice that the brake pedal is firmer than usual when this happens. When the pedal...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By old gold Tim
Map system

Is there a updated version of the mapping system for my 08 750I. It takes a disk. I would like to use the original system but upgrade it.
Tim
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-10-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By old gold Tim
start problem

I have a 08 750 I. From time to time I attempt to start the car and just get a click or a very slight turn over, not enough to start. I have observed when that happens it seems no matter how hard...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 10-30-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By old gold Tim
750i using oil

I go through 1 qt. of oil in approximately 2500 miles. No leaks no exhaust smoke that is noticeable. I do not abuse the revs but I do drive it like it should be. is this normal. I have been changing...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 09-28-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,509
Posted By old gold Tim
misfire

sorry I didn't respond earlier. I took it to my truck shop and he read the code Misfire in #3. The whole thing cost me $189.00 CDN. including parts. Redline, here in Midland Ontario is fantastic. He...
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-25-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By old gold Tim
options on my 2008 750i

I have a 2008 750i. How can I find out what options are on the car.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-18-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By old gold Tim
08 750i rear armrest cooler

We travel a lot here in Canada and the USA. I think the cooler would be a great asset. Are they worth it, where is a good place to get one.
Tim
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-16-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 45,132
Posted By old gold Tim
useful info

Fantastic
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-16-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By old gold Tim
speedometer

Living in Canada our speeds are in kilometers as is my speedometer. I do travel in the USA a but I have no MPH numbers what so ever. I have seen dual numbers on other 750i models.
Any comments other...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,784
Posted By old gold Tim
At 112,000 km, this scares the crap out of me. A...

At 112,000 km, this scares the crap out of me. A $120,000.00 per you would think there would be better longjevity
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-15-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By old gold Tim
08 misfire

Thanks, 34 pages of codes. It looks like the codes cover almost all of the Bimmers. Do you agree
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-14-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By old gold Tim
Code scanner

I have a sudden misfire with my 08 750i. I believe it is one of the cylenders. Can i buy a off the shelf code reader that will do the job. Will the code tell me the cylender that is acting up. Where...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 08-14-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,509
Posted By old gold Tim
Land Yacht, have you ever had a misfire with your...

Land Yacht, have you ever had a misfire with your 750i. About a week after I bought the 08 I felt a slight misfire at low speed. Now the misfire is bad and my engine light has come on. Any thoughts...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-14-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By old gold Tim
08 750i engine mesfire

Just purchased a 08 750i. 111,000 Km (76,000) mi. I have a misfire and the check engine light came on. The misfire is at idle and up. Does the computer have a diagnostic program and if so how do I...
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