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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By HerbP
Search for the OEM maker, then order that one....

Search for the OEM maker, then order that one. The aftermarket part is most likely the problem.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By HerbP
Check your cables setting to make sure they match...

Check your cables setting to make sure they match the OBD.ini settings in the c:\ediabas folder, along with the ediabas.ini file. The OBD.ini has the com port that your cable should have in device...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By HerbP
I have seen the wires break, & not throw a code....

I have seen the wires break, & not throw a code. That is why it is always a good thing to rule out. Did he run the ISTA test on the Vanos system to make sure it is working properly?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By HerbP
Did you use the factory part, or an aftermarket...

Did you use the factory part, or an aftermarket part? Our engines do not play nice with aftermarket parts. You could also check the fuel tank breather valve which will stick open at times. To rule...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By HerbP
The easiest way to check the battery is with a...

The easiest way to check the battery is with a voltage meter, at the jump terminal under the hood. Turn the ignition on, engine off, & make sure the headlights are on. Measure the voltage, & it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By HerbP
If you had your car aligned recently by someone,...

If you had your car aligned recently by someone, they did not use the proper equipment to do the alignment. The steering warning will go off when the battery goes bad, or gets real weak. If this...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,480
Posted By HerbP
The hose/line will be located on the link below,...

The hose/line will be located on the link below, on one of the 1st 2 drawings. Not sure which one might be your problem, but this will help narrow down the problem.
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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By HerbP
There are drains in the front cowl area that will...

There are drains in the front cowl area that will leak into the AC system once the tray becomes full. There is a rubber drain that can be access by pulling back the rear side of the front fender...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By HerbP
The Dynamic Drive usually goes off after a 10 to...

The Dynamic Drive usually goes off after a 10 to 15 minute trip. I have not seen the other warnings go off with the regulator, but it could be possible. Usually the VR will over charge the electrical...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By HerbP
Glad it helped

Glad it helped
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By HerbP
The link below should help. If this is not what...

The link below should help. If this is not what you want, go to the link at the top & browse around. This is the BMW factory repair manual.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By HerbP
The ISTA suite basically now loads & runs under...

The ISTA suite basically now loads & runs under Windows. It could be loaded thru VmWare, just seems it would slow things down?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-01-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By HerbP
The less shoulder width on the tires, the harsher...

The less shoulder width on the tires, the harsher the ride. For some people, image is everything over ride.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-01-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By HerbP
Try charging the battery for at least 12 hours,...

Try charging the battery for at least 12 hours, 24 would be better. If the engine does not crank at this point, the DME & EWS will need to be re-synced. While this is being done, the battery should...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-31-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By HerbP
My bad! Look at TIS until you find the...

My bad!

Look at TIS until you find the correct service bulletin for your car.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-31-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By HerbP
If you did it by yourself, you will usually wind...

If you did it by yourself, you will usually wind up a little short. The best thing is to have someone inside going thru the gears, then in park at 2000 RPM's. Then the pump will suck more fluid up in...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By HerbP
Is that a power supply at the top of the stand...

Is that a power supply at the top of the stand for charging the car, or a power supply for the PC?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By HerbP
That's a nice setup, it looks like what they roll...

That's a nice setup, it looks like what they roll around the hospital. You can at least sit in the car & work on the PC with your system. If you add a seat to your setup, you could start doing the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-30-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like your battery is low on voltage,...

It sounds like your battery is low on voltage, try charging it to see if that helps. You should charge the battery once a month, to keep the battery fresh. Our cars are battery hogs with all of the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-30-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By HerbP
If the hose is not leaking, all should be good....

If the hose is not leaking, all should be good. It sounds like it ran a little hot, then found the weak link on that hose. Since out temp readings are engine oil temp, it is usually to late by the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-30-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By HerbP
It sounds to me that you might be low on fluid,...

It sounds to me that you might be low on fluid, it would be worth double checking. Sometimes I will run ISTA with the car running, as this usually works best. Certain task can't be done that way, &...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-30-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By HerbP
Just look at the rubber triangle shape bushing, &...

Just look at the rubber triangle shape bushing, & you should see signs of it cracking. I could not get mine to move either, but it shows up fast on a rack. Its not your wheels, just a bad control arm.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-30-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By HerbP
If you are talking about the original clamp, it...

If you are talking about the original clamp, it is not made to go back on. Just get a regular hose clamp & you should be good to go.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,301
Posted By HerbP
That would be a good DIY to do, & I will get it...

That would be a good DIY to do, & I will get it added when you are ready.

Great Job!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,644
Posted By HerbP
That is a very common hose failure.

That is a very common hose failure.
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