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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:54 PM
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It is not a fun job, & it gets easier the 2nd...

It is not a fun job, & it gets easier the 2nd time around. Glad that the DIY section helped you out.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By HerbP
The black battery is AGM. You can install any...

The black battery is AGM. You can install any compatible battery with your car, but it needs to be the correct size & amps. The Bosch & BMW/Exide batteries are the 2 best. The battery will need to be...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Today, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 18
Posted By HerbP
Use the text search under vehicle management,...

Use the text search under vehicle management, then type in window. All wiring diagrams start with SSP.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By HerbP
Try the link below. The steering fluid should be...

Try the link below. The steering fluid should be the same hydraulic system for the suspension. If there is a lot of crud in it, remove the lower hose, then flush with new oil. Your other option would...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By HerbP
If the lens is just cracked, the lens covers...

If the lens is just cracked, the lens covers would be a good way to go to reduce repair cost.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By HerbP
That's a good find, I wonder were the...

That's a good find, I wonder were the contamination came from? It might be worth trying to flush the system, to get out all of the contaminents.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By HerbP
With the engine running it should never dip below...

With the engine running it should never dip below below 13.8 volts, & never higher than 15 volts. If the voltage regulator is bad, the voltage swings will be anywhere between 13 volts, & as high as...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By HerbP
You will need some type of BMW software, or find...

You will need some type of BMW software, or find someone that can register the battery for you. This might take care of itself after register the battery.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By HerbP
I think this is what you need. You can browse TIS...

I think this is what you need. You can browse TIS for anything you might need for your car, just go back to the start & go from there.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By HerbP
Headlights new at a good BMW discount, are...

Headlights new at a good BMW discount, are 1400.00 each. This does not include the turn signal which is around 100.00. Don;t take a chance on used lights, since you don't know if they have been...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-24-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By HerbP
Search EBAY for sellers that are junk yards, &...

Search EBAY for sellers that are junk yards, & ask them if they have any damaged differentials that you could get the part off of. If you only need that one piece, you might get lucky.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By HerbP
Our engines run under vacuum, removing the oil...

Our engines run under vacuum, removing the oil cap should make the engine idle way down, & start running poorly. The PCV valve is considered the CCV valve. Not knowing exactly what engine you have,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By HerbP
Here are a couple of wiring diagrams that might...

Here are a couple of wiring diagrams that might help. You can navigate this database to find anythiny on your car.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By HerbP
If you unplug the MAF & the engine runs better,...

If you unplug the MAF & the engine runs better, the problem is in the Vanos system. Check the voltage at the Vanos plugs. Ground one of the cables from the VOM, & measure each side of the Vanos plug....
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By HerbP
Tell them the test is under the service functions...

Tell them the test is under the service functions tab. If the fluid was recently changed, you should be ok. If the fluid level is a little low, there will be a jerk when you 1st take off on that...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By HerbP
There are 100's of threads about the top...

There are 100's of threads about the top problems, use the search to find the post. On the main page, go to the helpful DIY links, & you will find a DIY there.
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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By HerbP
This is a BMW, charge your battery. The battery...

This is a BMW, charge your battery. The battery must have 12 volts at the jump terminal, with the headlights on, & the engine off. If charging the battery does not get the voltage above 12 volts,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By HerbP
Lets try to place nice & either accept help, or...

Lets try to place nice & either accept help, or don't ask for it!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-23-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By HerbP
It is hard to say, but it sounds like it is not...

It is hard to say, but it sounds like it is not the pump. Check the link below & type a keyword in the search bar. You will find your answer here.
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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By HerbP
If your shop possibly has ISTA, they can run a...

If your shop possibly has ISTA, they can run a test on the Vanos system to see if it has a problem, I am not sure about other software. It wouldn't hurt to drain & refill the transmission fluid since...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By HerbP
If unplugging the MAF made no difference, your...

If unplugging the MAF made no difference, your Vanos system is not working as design. It is running in a default safe mode. Start checking the wiring at the Vanos solenoids, & pull them to clean...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By HerbP
Almost all V8's now have a Vanos system, with no...

Almost all V8's now have a Vanos system, with no turbo. Read the link below for the TIS documents for the Vanos system. This link will show you anything about you car if you go back to the main...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By HerbP
If you push the DSC button down for 10 seconds,...

If you push the DSC button down for 10 seconds, it will disable the system. If you then take off with no lag, you found your problem . Your problem is not the valve body. If a solenoid was bad, it...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-22-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By HerbP
The Elm 327 cable or adapter will not work with...

The Elm 327 cable or adapter will not work with our cars.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-22-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 211,725
Posted By HerbP
When Windows updates at times, it will change the...

When Windows updates at times, it will change the Ediabas.ini file, or the com port settings on the cable itself. This is usually the 1st place I look, as it happens a couple times a year.
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