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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By hgarcia
Water in Driver side back seat...how?

So I'm stumped on how water is entering my 750.
Some small back story, a few days ago it was pouring here in Northern NJ. Windows were fully closed. I used my car like I normally would and noticed a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 06-26-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By hgarcia
The exact situation did not happen to me but I...

The exact situation did not happen to me but I remember one time coming out of the gym and the car not starting at all. It started after like 20 minutes for some reason.

Anyway, I took it to the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-28-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By hgarcia
I'd suggest to stay away from it. Maybe go for...

I'd suggest to stay away from it.
Maybe go for it IF you are getting it at a hell of a price and know how to do your own maintenance.
I bought a 2010 750 li x drive about 4 years ago. Bought it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-15-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By hgarcia
I believe when I had this issue, someone...

I believe when I had this issue, someone suggested to check the level before starting it up since the level can be 'off' once you have driven it for a few minutes.


In my 2010 750, there are two...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-05-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,722
Posted By hgarcia
I really don't know, I'm sorry. The dealer...

I really don't know, I'm sorry.
The dealer replaced it for me


Maybe HerbP knows the locations of the relays, he is very knowledgeable
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-04-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,722
Posted By hgarcia
my error was something about load shedding issue.

my error was something about load shedding issue.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 04-04-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,722
Posted By hgarcia
I really doubt your issue is similar to mine but...

I really doubt your issue is similar to mine but you never know.
I remember one time leaving the gym, my car wouldn't want to turn on. I forgot exactly how many minutes it took but it eventually...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 03-23-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By hgarcia
does it sound like this? ...

does it sound like this?

https://vimeo.com/339734276

I couldn't get the exact sound but it happens to me when I start to drive. Also, sometimes happens when I'm making a turn. It's a rattle...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-26-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,498
Posted By hgarcia
yes, knock on that wood...I had purchased a 3rd...

yes, knock on that wood...I had purchased a 3rd party warranty from carchex...prior to the lawsuit, I was experiencing the low oil warnings so I wanted to do a warranty claim on the valve seals. I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-19-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By hgarcia
HerbP...I popped off the clip but I don't know...

HerbP...I popped off the clip but I don't know what to do next. My wheel also sticks when moving to the right.
added a pic:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-15-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,356
Posted By hgarcia
can I ask where you got it done? I think I need...

can I ask where you got it done?
I think I need one of mine replaced.

Did you ever hear 'ticking' noises ?...usually when turning
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 01-13-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,356
Posted By hgarcia
You mentioned you had the recalls done...did they...

You mentioned you had the recalls done...did they do the valve stem seal replacements?
I have a 2010 as well, I was hoping for an engine swap but they ended up just replacing the seals. While they...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 12-03-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By hgarcia
did a quick search on that code: ...

did a quick search on that code:

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=509348

https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=498100

hopefully you get this fixed, $25k is...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 10-28-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By hgarcia
hit a pothole last night here in northern nj and...

hit a pothole last night here in northern nj and the inner rim got bent.
Found a tire shop that says they know someone who can fix it
I hope he's good
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 10-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By hgarcia
you have to find a person who knows what they are...

you have to find a person who knows what they are doing. Unfortunately these vehicles don't have a dipstick. There are youtube videos that shows how you can somewhat measure the fluid level but it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 10-09-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By hgarcia
read up on the lawsuit. Not sure if you still...

read up on the lawsuit.
Not sure if you still qualify but many of us have gotten the seals replaced for free.
If the engine needs replacing, they base the fee on your mileage.

They changed mine...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,545
Posted By hgarcia
I have a 2010 7 series and something similar...

I have a 2010 7 series and something similar happened.
Funny part is, this same thing happened a few minutes after leaving the Bmw dealership for a change of a relay.

So I'm driving back home, I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By hgarcia
edit: I'm sorry, I have a 750 LI x and thought I...

edit: I'm sorry, I have a 750 LI x and thought I was in the 7 series forum
Still might be a similar issue
Also, how is your transmission fluid?

Personally, something similar happened to me....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 09-30-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,819
Posted By hgarcia
Yea, I guess all season. Currently, they are...

Yea, I guess all season.

Currently, they are stock. Inside the door panel it says: 245/50R18
I'm not sure what staggered is so I doubt I have that.
I am still on the stock wheels and tires are...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 09-30-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,819
Posted By hgarcia
Run flats have saved me a few times here in...

Run flats have saved me a few times here in Northern NJ where the pot holes are insane.
Noticed that just about all 4 tires need replacing. Any recommendations for some good run flats and non run...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 09-22-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,390
Posted By hgarcia
I had a drivetrain malfunction as well not too...

I had a drivetrain malfunction as well not too long ago.
At one point, ista was giving me an injector error. The dealer said it was a relay. The relay was $30. Around $100 for the part and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 09-13-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By hgarcia
do you know the part number for the seals? I...

do you know the part number for the seals?
I still have to get mine checked out, hopefully by the end of this month
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-22-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,658
Posted By hgarcia
Thanks HerbP. Is there a way to measure how much ...

Thanks HerbP. Is there a way to measure how much transmission fluid there currently is in the vehicle ? Can it be checked with ISTA? Thank you
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015) 08-22-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By hgarcia
how much did they end up charging you

how much did they end up charging you
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-19-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By hgarcia
Well, I have a 7 but I have gotten drivetrain...

Well, I have a 7 but I have gotten drivetrain malfunction.
Last week, the dealer replaced a relay, it's a load shedding relay that was giving me drivetrain malfunction. Noticed about 2 weeks ago...
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