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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 43,315
Posted By mjbennett9
It's an easy no parts/cost fix CN90. I'd do it....

It's an easy no parts/cost fix CN90. I'd do it. As an FYI to others, Fuse 13 (unlike what the fuse diagram says), also controls the telescoping streering wheel. I removed that fuse until my ignition...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 43,315
Posted By mjbennett9
Took me 1.5 hours for passenger side and 2.5...

Took me 1.5 hours for passenger side and 2.5 hours for drivers side. Drivers had seat bottom issue, passenger had twist issue. I used the method of cutting 1/4" off the motor end and heating the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,749
Posted By mjbennett9
Replaced today in about 45 minutes, including...

Replaced today in about 45 minutes, including dropping the lower part of the dash under the steering wheel. Note. be sure to align the white plastic end that inserts into the steering column. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 39,749
Posted By mjbennett9
Same exact problems (although no trainy light...

Same exact problems (although no trainy light like some others here). Will replace. Was going to rebuild the switch, but for the money, I'll just buy new for peace of mind. I rebuilt my instrument...
Forum: Parting Out 04-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By mjbennett9
Like New Bosch made in Germany ABS module 1265950002

I'm giving up on trying to troubleshoot the trifecta ABS. Been going on over 2 years now. While new unit has helped in troubleshooting, as did replacing oil pressure sensor and wheel speed sensors,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,961
Posted By mjbennett9
Passing on some info--consume it how you will....

Passing on some info--consume it how you will. Not sure what to make of it all, but here goes.

Purchased my car over two years ago, maybe 2 and a half. Has always run well, not great, not perfect....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,048
Posted By mjbennett9
Regardless of the spring chosen, what strut would...

Regardless of the spring chosen, what strut would one pick? not brand, but i mean sport or regulard/HD. ie. i do not have sport suspension. so if i picked h&r pro lowering, would i choose bilstein ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,796
Posted By mjbennett9
+1 I've tried a LOT of different brake...

+1

I've tried a LOT of different brake rotors, and tossed and ultimately stumbled upon Meyle rotors (who woulda thunk). But I tell you, out of the box perfect. Smoothest braking thus far in 2+...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,649
Posted By mjbennett9
I'm sure you've figure it out by no, so for...

I'm sure you've figure it out by no, so for others, it could be a CCV if truly blue smoke. But if it was possible it was more on the whiter side, it likely is water going through the vacuum lines...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 31,705
Posted By mjbennett9
I too have heard about this "road force" but...

I too have heard about this "road force" but ignored as I just assumed it was slang for a balance. I just had my car balance and they did a crappy job. Didn't inflate tires to spec I asked for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,499
Posted By mjbennett9
I ended up not attempting to do this as a DIY....

I ended up not attempting to do this as a DIY. Something told me living in an apartment without the right gear to lift the car on all fours would be a bad idea. While at the shop having my new ABS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 354,465
Posted By mjbennett9
No go. Programmed VIN and steering angle fine,...

No go. Programmed VIN and steering angle fine, but tech received fault on front right sensor. He swapped front sensors, and got the same error. So it's wiring related. He said it's possible bad...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,724
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi Fast Bob, I picked up a lemforder Guibo....

Hi Fast Bob,

I picked up a lemforder Guibo. There are six arrows, 3 point in one direction and 3 the other, so there really isn't a front, or back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 36,304
Posted By mjbennett9
I think you are right, Takechan. I installed a...

I think you are right, Takechan. I installed a brand new module and still have trifecta. Getting it programmed in the morning. Fingers crossed, and I'll report back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 354,465
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi Blue/Pool, Could be nothing or something,...

Hi Blue/Pool,

Could be nothing or something, but I sort of have a similar situation to ABS removal. The caveat that it was two years ago and my memory isn't so good after 2 years. I removed it for...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mjbennett9
Resolved! I checked all the wiring, harness, and...

Resolved! I checked all the wiring, harness, and harness connections--MINT. Cleaned anyway with electrical contact spray. Took light out and noticed crud, and/or melted plastic, and slightly bent...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mjbennett9
I checked my harness connections on lens end and...

I checked my harness connections on lens end and wiring harness end, both look mint, no corrosion visible at all. That leaves me with two other possibilities (3rd if ECM but doubt since all else...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By mjbennett9
Did you do it, and did it work?

Did you do it, and did it work?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,499
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi, Did you torque the guibo bolts to a...

Hi,

Did you torque the guibo bolts to a spec? or just tight, or VERY tight?

[QUOTE=Ebonix;5747333]A step by step DIY guide for giubo (propeller drive shaft flex disk) replacement for those that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,724
Posted By mjbennett9
for those who have replaced the guibo, did you...

for those who have replaced the guibo, did you reuse the 6 bolts n nuts
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,703
Posted By mjbennett9
Nice! Thanks for the solenoid cleaning heads up. ...

Nice! Thanks for the solenoid cleaning heads up.

Do you have a thread of your new engine's high and low points?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,703
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi Poolman, I've been away a while...moving...

Hi Poolman,

I've been away a while...moving a few states here and there, and back in TX now. Car's been running excellent since my last job many months ago..vanos seals. Anyway, today I got a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By mjbennett9
I didn't realize that inboard and outboard were...

I didn't realize that inboard and outboard were different. I've just thrown them on whichever one I had in my hand first. the sensor fit equally well on either pad. Are you saying the nubs should go...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By mjbennett9
edjack, Where are these "output resistors"...

edjack,

Where are these "output resistors" you mention, located? Since I'm having a voltage issue with one lamp only, it occurred to me possibly a resistor issue.

My issues at posts #10 and #11...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-17-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,012
Posted By mjbennett9
It's been over a year so figured I'd try this...

It's been over a year so figured I'd try this again.

Those instructions above worked. Had both fog light assemblies out in ten minutes. (1) I couldn't figure out how to remove the bulb. Do you...
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