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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By Garrison5
It could be a fuel tank breather valve sticking....

It could be a fuel tank breather valve sticking. Have you noticed this for a long time, or is it a more recent event brought on by the colder weather? I have encountered this with several cars I own...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 09-13-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By Garrison5
Make an offer if your interested.

Make an offer if your interested.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 08-30-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Garrison5
OK, make an offer. Otherwise they go in the trash.

OK, make an offer. Otherwise they go in the trash.
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-29-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Garrison5
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 08-28-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Garrison5
FS: Set of E39 Original Tail Lights

The previous owner of the 1999 528i had replaced the original tail lights with smoke/red tail lights. The originals were in the trunk and I have no use for them.

These lights are in great shape....
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-28-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By Garrison5
FS: Bushing Press 99-88-6-31-2-270 - $15 + shipping

This is the press you need for the upper control arm bushing when performing the procedure listed at Beisan Systems.

http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/thrust_arm_bushings_procedure.htm
...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-28-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By Garrison5
FS: Bentley E39 Manuals - $80 + shipping

***SOLD***

This is the 2 volume set 1997 - 2002. These manuals are in very good shape. No rips or tears. Just a few grease smudge marks on the edges of the pages.

If interested, let me know...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-02-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By Garrison5
Last summer my daughter's Accord got caught in a...

Last summer my daughter's Accord got caught in a hail storm. Looked like a golf ball with dimples everywhere. When the PDR guy got done with it you couldn't tell it had ever been hailed on.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Garrison5
Thanks cn90. I'll keep that in mind.

Thanks cn90. I'll keep that in mind.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Garrison5
You may see me back some day. I loved the way the...

You may see me back some day. I loved the way the car drove and how comforatble they are.

The one I just sold was bought in a hurry, as we needed another car, and I hadn't found places like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Garrison5
Spending too much time under the car fixing it...

Spending too much time under the car fixing it rather than driving it. Even thought I spent a lot on maintenance it just kept having new issues. My son, who usually drives the car, is going to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-22-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Garrison5
Good Bye and Thanks

The time had come to replace the 528i. I said good-bye to her yesterday!

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone here who has been so helpful over the past 3 1/2 years. Especially the likes of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By Garrison5
If only it had the power to spin the tires. Only...

If only it had the power to spin the tires. Only happens on ice.

I have the old one out, just need to find a replacement and get it back in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-02-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By Garrison5
134,000 miles.

134,000 miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By Garrison5
There was no sign at all. Leaving a parking lot...

There was no sign at all. Leaving a parking lot and it just sheered off. Made the worst sound.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By Garrison5
It is broke. I've removed it from the car. The...

It is broke. I've removed it from the car. The front part of the drive shaft connects to a smaller shaft in front of the CV joint. It sheered off right there.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-01-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By Garrison5
Broken Driveshaft

Just when I think I've got everything fixed, out of the blue comes a broken drive shaft. Anyone experience this?

Looking for options to keep this repair relatively low cost. Any suggestions would...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-15-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Garrison5
Bluebee, My best guess on this is they...

Bluebee,

My best guess on this is they checked out the module and determined it was fine. They also had the information about what I shared in the first post about what still worked (Speedometer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Garrison5
Here's an update. I received my ABS module...

Here's an update.

I received my ABS module back from Module Master. They indicated it was just fine, but noted there appearred to be a possible issue with the front wheel speed sensors. They reset...
Forum: Parting Out 04-06-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,434
Posted By Garrison5
Did the front passenger window regulator sell...

Did the front passenger window regulator sell already? If not, how much to 55060.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Garrison5
I retested the wheel speed sensors again and got...

I retested the wheel speed sensors again and got the measurements I expected. Looks like my issue is my rebuilt ABS unit. I'll be needing to make a call to Module Masters to get warranty work done.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-25-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Garrison5
Here's an update. I replaced the driver seat...

Here's an update. I replaced the driver seat switch. I had hope that this may be the cause of my ABS and Traction Control light issue. I based this on the electrical diagrams that linked the ABS...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,113
Posted By Garrison5
++++ Methodology + Documentation = Success ...

++++
Methodology + Documentation = Success

Thanks for sharing this approach with us so we stop running down "rabbit holes" (and throwing away $$$) on the issues we encounter with our e39s!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Garrison5
I've had it out and in several times. I even...

I've had it out and in several times. I even ordered new contact clips for the wires and replaced them, as well as a new plug for the switch. I'm left with it either being a switch issue, a wiring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By Garrison5
Here's an update. I shared this theory about the...

Here's an update. I shared this theory about the seat switch impacting the ABS and traction control with my son, since he typically drives the car. He agreed there must be a connection because of an...
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