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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By HerbP
Check to see if the fan is running, when the...

Check to see if the fan is running, when the engine runs hot. If the fan is not running when the warning pops up, the fan is going bad. Do not turn the engine off, before looking at the fan. If you...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By HerbP
ISTA would be the way to go for the diagnostics,...

ISTA would be the way to go for the diagnostics, but charge your battery just to rule out low voltage.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By HerbP
Leave the engine running while doing the...

Leave the engine running while doing the diagnostics, & this will keep the voltage high enough most of the faults will clear. If you have been draining your battery, charge it overnight as our car...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By HerbP
The only way you will figure this out is to find...

The only way you will figure this out is to find somebody that opened up one, & remembered what they look like. There are no published wiring diagrams for the internals on the headlights, & there are...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 07-04-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By HerbP
Not knowing your model number transmission, I...

Not knowing your model number transmission, I would suspect that the Mechatronic adapter seal is allowing fluid to bypass the valvebody? I could be low on fluid, as a 1/2 qt. makes a big difference....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
Only BMW can cut the key, & you will be wasting...

Only BMW can cut the key, & you will be wasting your money taking a chance on reprogramming a key fob. I sent you your best chance last night, I don't want to see you waste your money. Get you a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
There is most likely nothing wrong with your key,...

There is most likely nothing wrong with your key, the CAS & EWS just need to be synced. Beware of people doing programming like this, as one member just got taken for 500.00. The key can only be made...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 07-03-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By HerbP
Not sure if your car shows the engine coolant...

Not sure if your car shows the engine coolant temp, or the engine oil temp on the cluster. It sounds like your cooling fan is starting to fail, & is not running properly once the engine temp is up to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By HerbP
There is no sense in creating new threads when...

There is no sense in creating new threads when you have one started stating the same problem. If you read the replies, you would see the answer to the problem.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By HerbP
Crawl under the car & look at the control arms,...

Crawl under the car & look at the control arms, There are rubber bushings in both ends that will start to crack when they start going bad. The lower control arms usually fail at around 80 to 100k, &...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
N8A is the aerial transmitter for the CAS & Key....

N8A is the aerial transmitter for the CAS & Key. It is located on the very bottom part of the steering wheel, in a black plastic box. The more I read, you need to sync the CAS.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like you need to sync the CAS/EWS so...

It sounds like you need to sync the CAS/EWS so the car will start. You possibly triggered the theft fault while having all of the modules disconnected while the dash was out. All of the modules &...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
Fuse 29 should power the OBD2 socket, in the same...

Fuse 29 should power the OBD2 socket, in the same fuse panel.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
Check fuse F13 in the rear of the glove box fuse...

Check fuse F13 in the rear of the glove box fuse panel, It should be the 4th one from the top right. It supplies power to the KOMBI, which is the dash power for instruments. Also check fuse 7 & 15 in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
Here is the BMW shop manual, with all the...

Here is the BMW shop manual, with all the electrical diagrams & repair guides to work from. This will help you trace the wiring harness looking for the voltage issue. The key & CAS are a set, & must...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
You will need INPA, DIS, or ISTA+ to read the...

You will need INPA, DIS, or ISTA+ to read the module in the car. ISTA is the latest software platform that BMW uses. Without taking the car to someone that has the proper software, it will be hard to...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
Did you change the CAS module, or why was the...

Did you change the CAS module, or why was the dash removed?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By HerbP
There is an antenna under the steering wheel that...

There is an antenna under the steering wheel that reads the key. Since the Kombi is not working properly, it sounds like something was left unplugged, or came loose while putting the dash back...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By HerbP
The differential pressure sensor is located on...

The differential pressure sensor is located on the rear of the engine.
...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By HerbP
The reason I asked if you had changed the...

The reason I asked if you had changed the alternator, I wanted to make sure it was not a rebuilt model from a local parts store, as they rarely work properly. I am not sure if the Valeo VR would fit...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By HerbP
What kind of VR did you install, one from a local...

What kind of VR did you install, one from a local parts store, or the correct one? The reason I say this is our cars do not play nice with cheap aftermarket electronics. The valve block is located...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 06-30-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By HerbP
You could have a bad amp, or CIC unit? You can...

You could have a bad amp, or CIC unit? You can use a lollipop to bypass the optical loops to see what unit might be your problem. Just Google BMW lollipop.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 06-30-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By HerbP
The battery voltage needs to be above 12 volts...

The battery voltage needs to be above 12 volts with the lights on, & the engine off. Charge the battery at the jump terminal under the hood.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By HerbP
This is usually caused by the Voltage Regulator...

This is usually caused by the Voltage Regulator when it starts to fail. This usually happens after a 15 to 20 minute drive, & will clear itself. The voltage regulator can be purchased seperately...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By HerbP
This code can be cause by several items. The BSD...

This code can be cause by several items. The BSD line is usually the green wire coming off of the alternator, that tells the DME how much voltage the alternator is putting out. Have you worked on or...
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