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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By HerbP
You can have soft codes stored in the DME, that a...

You can have soft codes stored in the DME, that a normal code reader will not read. You really need to find someone with a BMW diagnostic tool.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By HerbP
To post a pic or video, you need to have a host...

To post a pic or video, you need to have a host site that allows you to post the link. Then use the gem clip at the top of the page to attach the file.

The battery is borderline to the 12 volt...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By HerbP
You could try & use a smoke tester to find your...

You could try & use a smoke tester to find your leak. It shouldn't take but a few PSI & some smoke.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By HerbP
Glad you got her running better!

Glad you got her running better!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By HerbP
If the alternator needs to be replaced, start...

If the alternator needs to be replaced, start there. Make sure to buy a new alternator, not a rebuilt one. You will find the best price on Ebay, just read the description to make sure it is brand new!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like your battery is bad. To test the...

It sounds like your battery is bad. To test the battery properly you should let the car sit overnight. Turn your headlights on, along with the ignition switch, but do not crank the engine. Measure...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-17-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By HerbP
Not knowing the specific tranny on your car, is...

Not knowing the specific tranny on your car, is it a 6 speed or 8 speed? Below there are some links & PDF's for the Sonnax ZipKits for each. If you have a 6 speed, your tranny would have the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-17-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By HerbP
The F01 was produced with the following...

The F01 was produced with the following transmissions:

6-speed automatic ZF 6HP19[52]
6-speed automatic ZF 6HP26[53]
8-speed automatic ZF 8HP70[54]
8-speed automatic ZF 8HP90[55][56][57]
All...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By HerbP
You don't say what year you have, but there...

You don't say what year you have, but there should be a 12 volt jack down the front side of the the console on the passenger side. Down near the net area. If you want to add a AUX jack to the ...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By HerbP
It could possibly be a wheel hub bearing, they...

It could possibly be a wheel hub bearing, they are usually felt at slow speed turns. Since this started since a brake job, I would inspect the lug nuts & the locing spring that hold the brake pads in...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-15-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By HerbP
I did some checking on the seal numbers, & the...

I did some checking on the seal numbers, & the 8hp has a different seal configuration than the previous 6hp model. The best breakdown on seals I found was on the Dodge ZF 8hp which is the same basic...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By HerbP
Probably a local shop would be your best bet....

Probably a local shop would be your best bet. Covers would be much cheaper, & keep the wife happy!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By HerbP
Could be signs of failing valve stems seals. The...

Could be signs of failing valve stems seals. The CCV valves could also do the same.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-14-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By HerbP
Once the Akebono brake pads wear in after 200...

Once the Akebono brake pads wear in after 200 miles, they feel the same to me. I put my car thru some hard stopping at times, & they have never failed me yet. The heck with the brake dust on the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-13-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By HerbP
Here is a link to the work involved. ...

Here is a link to the work involved.

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f02-750li-lim_201308/repair-manuals/11-engine/11-12-cylinder-head-with-lid/
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,286
Posted By HerbP
If you have a 2004 model, that part is probably...

If you have a 2004 model, that part is probably all you need. 2005 & up do not use that relay any longer.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-12-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By HerbP
It is a DIY job, & 3600.00 is just crazy! If they...

It is a DIY job, & 3600.00 is just crazy! If they changed your valve seals, the valve cover should be covered for what ever the time period is on that repair. I would run a smoke test to confirm it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-11-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By HerbP
I don't like Bridgestone tire! The ride bad & get...

I don't like Bridgestone tire! The ride bad & get noisy!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-11-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By HerbP
I agree with Robin on this, & the Akebono will...

I agree with Robin on this, & the Akebono will reduce the brake dust from the wheels.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-11-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By HerbP
Do you have a copy of what seal was replaced?

Do you have a copy of what seal was replaced?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-11-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By HerbP
Did you program the new module to the car, &...

Did you program the new module to the car, & clear all of the faults since?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-11-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By HerbP
You can check the battery registration in ISTA,...

You can check the battery registration in ISTA, to verify when any battery was installed. Having ISTA will also help you minimize repair cost, knowing what your problem is before it goes into the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-11-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By HerbP
I do the same thing for buying tires, actually...

I do the same thing for buying tires, actually from the same place. The MXM4 tire is for trucks or SUV's I think, you might want to check on that. I have also ditched the run flats, & will take my...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,286
Posted By HerbP
Have someone run the diagnostics to narrow down...

Have someone run the diagnostics to narrow down the problem. You don't state what year car you have, so it might not be plug & play.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By HerbP
It sounds like your batter needs charging, or...

It sounds like your batter needs charging, or replacing.
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