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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Beast540
I would be driving a SantaFe AWD. After hearing...

I would be driving a SantaFe AWD. After hearing people's comments and thinking about it some more, I am leaning towards driving it, as long as it's not too much snow or ice.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Beast540
Thanks to all for your comments/advice. Much...

Thanks to all for your comments/advice. Much appreciated!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Beast540
To Store or Not to Store

I am debating whether to store my 2002 540iA Sport for the winter or drive it all winter. It has the winter pkg option, I have new snow tires and have had Krown rust check applied but I'm scared of...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,367
Posted By Beast540
Thanks very much to all for your suggestions.

Thanks very much to all for your suggestions.
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 11-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,367
Posted By Beast540
Just starting to look for a few parts for my 02...

Just starting to look for a few parts for my 02 540iA Sport to install over the winter: drivers side mirror, rear cup holders, front seat switch covers, rear spoiler, radio antenna, hood and trunk...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-24-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Beast540
Dead Steering Wheel

My cruse control has been working on and off for some time (symbol lights up briefly on the instrument panel but will not stay on) but my radio control has been working ok. Now, both the cruse...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 104
Sticky: E39 Faq
Views: 223,553
Posted By Beast540
I read that the batteries were always recharged...

I read that the batteries were always recharged when the keys are in the ignition and would never need replacement. However, both my keys are dead so I'm not sure this is correct.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-07-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Beast540
Leaky Back Doors

Both my back doors in my 2002 540i leak. The carpet is wet after a rain or a car wash and when you open the doors, water that is trapped along the bottom pours out. Why is water collecting at the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By Beast540
Welcome to the forum. You'll love the 540i!

Welcome to the forum. You'll love the 540i!
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-31-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Beast540
Hi! Congrats on becoming a 540i owner. I have a...

Hi! Congrats on becoming a 540i owner. I have a 2002. The key is to fInd a true BMW mechanic, not a dealer, who you can trust because they are expensive to maintain and you will be spending money....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By Beast540
Are your rims bent? If the roads are bad, this...

Are your rims bent? If the roads are bad, this can damage the rims.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-31-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Beast540
When the car is locked the fuel door latch should...

When the car is locked the fuel door latch should lock automatically, otherwise it is always open.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-12-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Beast540
Very sharp car. I have a 2002 540i Sport and,...

Very sharp car. I have a 2002 540i Sport and, despite absolutely loving the car, I wish it had the M5 bumpers like yours. They're awesome!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Beast540
Drivers Seat

The plastic housing containing all the seat controls for the drivers seat on my 2002 540i is broken off where it's screwed to the seat. Also, the foot rest on the floor of the driver's side is badly...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By Beast540
Cruise Control

The cruise control on my 2002 540i doesn't work half the time. The dash indicator light comes on but then goes off immediately. Does anyone have any ideas?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Beast540
I don't have an answer for you on the replacement...

I don't have an answer for you on the replacement of the phone with a cup holder. I just want to replace my rear cup holders on my 2002 540i with "something" because they are broken and because they...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-05-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Beast540
Sharp M5! I have black wheels with a shiny...

Sharp M5! I have black wheels with a shiny chrome edge on my 2002 540i. I think your black M5 would be pure sex with black wheels.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Beast540
WOW! That is pure sex!

WOW! That is pure sex!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Beast540
One Eyed

One night I looked in the yard and noticed that only the headlight and taillight on the passenger's side were on. I started up the car, went for a short drive, came back, shut the car off, the lights...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Beast540
Hooked for Life

I bought a 2002 BMW 540i Sport in August 2012 at an auction. I got it for a good price, spent a bit of money on it and it works great. It is deep blue with tan interior, sunroof, premium sound...
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