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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Recently purchased a 03/2005 760Li import that came from japan. Navigation system obviously thinks i'm in Japan. Radio doesn't work because its on a Japanese frequency. Voice activation only speaks Japanese. And TV does work, i know i would need to upgrade to a digital antenna, but i'm not...
  2. Introductions
    Hello, I'm new to this forum. My hood release is not working. Is there a workaround?
  3. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    2004 , e66 745i , checked alternator with multimeter was reading between 14.6 and 14.74 , so alternator is fine , bought new battery , had it coded to car , went to start a few days ago , battery was dead , did it again this morning so i think battery is being drained somewhere , going by the...
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    ok here we go , i have a 2004 e66 745i saloon , i have brake wear light on , when i start car i get the brake pad warning come up on screen telling me to replace pads , i have , both front and rear with new sensors , went into hidden menu , no link there for pads , so bought a foxwell nt510 so i...
  5. BMW ECU Tuning and Standalone Tuning
    Hi all Gearbox on my E65 has thrown up some faults which have been traced to a faulty valve body. Apparently it's a known fault in these. I have found a used one with warranty. We have checked with bmw dealership and donor gearbox is compatible with my car. However, I have been told that there...
  6. Introductions
    I have a 2007 750Li. Last year at about 85,000 miles the engine seized. I bought a very nice and clean used motor with 65,000 miles and installed it. On first start the replacement motor ran rough and backfired at initial start-up, but after 10 - 15 seconds it smoothed out a bit better, but...
  7. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have an E65 760LI 2006 which i bought last month. It didnt seem to have any problems until the other day i cam out to start and the battery was flat. It was a brand new battery that was fitted by the company who sold the car to me. I bought a new AGM battery and registered it with ISTA...
  8. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I have an E65 760LI 2006 which i bought last month. It didnt seem to have any problems until the other day i cam out to start and the battery was flat. It was a brand new battery that was fitted by the company who sold the car to me. I bought a new AGM battery and registered it with ISTA...
  9. Introductions
    Hello to all on the forum. I have owned many old BMWs such as the E30 316, 325i, E34 518i, 525i, 535i, 540i, E32 730i, E65 750i Sport.... Last month I imported a RHD BMW E66 760Li 2006 with 46k miles on the clock. The car is stock and is in mint condition. It is fully loaded and has the...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Car won't start I'll get the exact code from the car any ideas on what's wrong
  11. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    hi all i recently bought a e66 3.6 v8 2002 engine management light came on and miss fired like crazy and read the codes i have replaced the power supply modual in the scuttle panel under the bonnet also all spark plugs and a faulty coil pack no more miss fire revs and idle lovely now only code...
  12. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys. Just wondering if it's possible to install heated/cooling seats into an e67 that's only got heated seats at the moment. Is it just a straight swap I.e seats and switches or do I need to change some module as well ? Also,will seats from an pre facelift e66 fit and work (I.e no errors...
  13. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi guys Wondering if it possible to swap interior from a prefacelift 760Li into a facelift 750Li. My 750Li has got grey interior but I want to swap to a black interior. Only decent matching one i've found is from a donor 760Li as mine has rear entertainment control, reclining seats as well as...
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    best alloy wheel size so wheel arches look filled out, without affecting too much ride comfort thanks
  15. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi everyone Newbie here, so hi hola hello to all. I have a 2005 E66 750 Li with the apparently infamous / dreaded blue smoke issues. Can someone please point me in the right direction in regards to solving this issue. I have taken it to a garage and have spoken to a fellow e66 owner albeit his...
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Who else has the V12 760i/760li?
  17. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hello i have the BMW 730LD 2006 model and my electric fan cooling fan of the air conditioning is stopped working, it spins for 5 seconds and stops and keeps doing that all the time. I found a new one on ebay the price is 130 pounds which is good price compared to the one from BMW, but I am not...
  18. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi people, I'm in a very issue with my 730ld. About a month ago I heard a strange easy knock from the timing chain, so I decided to replace the timing. After I finished I start the engine and for my surprise it was worst. I live it running for 10 min, hoping that the noise will disappear, and I...
  19. 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...
  20. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    I have an odd transmission fault going on. I find when shunting around, like doing a 3 point turn or parking the car goes into safe mode with Transmission Fault warning and proceed with caution to get it looked at. If I stop the engine and shut everything down it tends to clear, but it is...
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