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  1. Auto Electrical Forum
    Car won't start I'll get the exact code from the car any ideas on what's wrong
  2. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, bit of a long post but here goes... The car had the timing chains changed and walnut blading for the swirl flaps. This was causing bad performance and harsh gear changes. Before it was done we had not had any issues with the car and before we had it done we had. It scanned for gearbox...
  3. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi My BMW 730LD 2008 (E66) is refusing to start today without any warning. I tried checking fuses, didn't help. Recovery guy checked and didn't find any faults, reset codes, unplugged the battery for a few minutes - nothing worked. He mentioned that the battery has less charge (about 12v...
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi everyone I have gone through the effort of searching the forums and internet for a while to find out about the different causes of the vibration in steering/pulse and pulse in brake pedal when braking, and it appears that it can be SO many different things, which can cost a heck of a lot of...
  5. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello all. I am looking to replace my current S Class with the 730LD F02 M sport. I really the look of it, whenever I see one I just want to buy one. I particularly like the look of the M Sport version. I wanted to ask the experienced BMW guys here about what I should look out for one when I go...
  6. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi All can anyone let me know what mpg they get from their 730ld thanks in advance J
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, I have got a 2003 525d E39 and would like to add a 2008 730LD for family trips. I have noticed that there are few issues with the engine, in particular the distribution chain that snaps very easily.. Is there any workaround to either prevent or fix the issue?
  8. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys! Im hoping to get some advice from all the experienced members here Driving along at 30mph, just as the car changed its gear, it felt like i drove over a put hole! Then all power gone, and the dash lighted up like an xmas tree! Green flag recovery guy rekons its the timing chain. The...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Having now owned the car since August I have to say it is without doubt the most comfortable and economic car I have ever owned. However owning it has not been without is share of drama's Within a week of owning it, it fluttered a couple of times letting me know that it had a parking brake...
  10. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi all I've been noticing that the radio reception on FM has been deteriorating over the last few months, even in strong signal areas there is noise. Even radio one which is meant to work around the country doesn't work well now. I wonder if there is any problem with the FM amplifier, a new...
  11. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys. I have strange engine noise on my e66 730ld hard to explain the sound. Here video maybe someone had same problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isUITVUVZ4A thanks.
  12. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have noticed an intermittent electrical problem - when I unlock the car the internal lights should come on but sometimes they don't. If I then re push the unlock on the remote they do come on. Also, when the car is already unlocked, sometimes the internal lights don't come on when you...
  13. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Need to get a new battery sorted out following a flat battery yesterday. I am not sure if it is ok to fit a non BMW battery to the car. (problems with spec and fitment) BMW parts site says I must fit a 90AH AGM battery (even if car currentlt has a 110AH) I know I have to get things re coded...
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    What is the normal course of action if you have fault code 4667 stored?
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I've had the car for a few years and at long last decided to replace the bulb in the front passengers footwell located under the glove compartment that hadn't been lit since I got the car. I removed the holder and I was surprised to find that it was disconnected. Stuck my fingers inside the...
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi I have a 730LD 2006, has done around 135k miles. Can anyone please advise on what grade engine oil is recommended? The handbook states BMW longlife 04 is prefferred. Was thinking of using Castrol Edge FST. However 5w-30 and 5w-40 are both Longlife 04 stated on the spec so I'm a little...
  17. Introductions
    HI everyone. I am new to the site. I am just wondering could anybody help me with a problem I have with a 2006 730LD that I have just purchased. After about 30 to 45minutes of driving I have no power when I try to kick down at 50mph. The power builds up very slowly. I have had the car back to...
  18. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
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  19. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    How do you access the battery to find out what type it is. The side panel only gives access to the top connections and I can't see anything else. It looks as if you have to remove the boot floor covering and the complete side panel. There are usually some good videos on You Tube but I can't find...
  20. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    my radio was playing fine when i park the car then next day no sound from cd player radio and cd/dvd box was fine so i disasenble the radio gave it a punnch on top and it was back ok i suspect the lazer reader must be faulty my question is iff i buy a new one is just plug and play or it will...
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