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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By QSilver7
If you've followed the instructions from the...

If you've followed the instructions from the www.homelink.com website on programming your brand name opener...and iyour UGDO (universal garage door opener) still doesn't work...you may need to get a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By QSilver7
Is there a reason you never mention anything...

Is there a reason you never mention anything about the 3rd center brake light that was suggested back in post #2 & #3? The paragraph from the owners manual with the 3rd center brake light info...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By QSilver7
Decode VIN here: ...

Decode VIN here: http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

Then report back what audio options are on your build sheet. There's no way we can tell without visual or more details...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By QSilver7
That part number on your control module was...

That part number on your control module was discontinued and known for failures as you've described...and should be replaced with BMW part number 61 31 7 119 867. Shop ebay using the updated...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...as written on the label...it is a GM III...

Ditto...as written on the label...it is a GM III module (BMW part number 61 35 6 920 822) and is the main control module for components/systems on the P-bus. Like FZV/DWA (central locking/anti-theft...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By QSilver7
No problem...I did watch one of the youtube vids...

No problem...I did watch one of the youtube vids and it showed one screw toward the rear (can't remember if it was a T-10 or T-20 torx cause I've got several DIYs floating thru my cerebral cortex ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto, help us help you better...I'm assuming...

Ditto, help us help you better...I'm assuming you mean the engine cuts off and on? If so, its not really clear as to when or how this is occuring...does it happen while you're moving, or when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By QSilver7
Have you tried or saved the BMW WDS (wiring...

Have you tried or saved the BMW WDS (wiring diagram systems) web site to your favs (or bookmarks)? Hopefully you have the current browser and/or applicaton that can access/utilize the site...more and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Yesterday, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto ca2014mp2...the e39 has a rear cup holder...

Ditto ca2014mp2...the e39 has a rear cup holder (see #7 in the diagram below).. If you don't have #7...a previous owner may have replaced it with #6 (a little storage cubby) when the cupholder...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By QSilver7
This is interesting because if your build sheet...

This is interesting because if your build sheet doesn't have S357A (protective) or S352A (insulated)...then a previous owner must have upgraded to the dual pane glass.
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By QSilver7
ditto...help us help you betterby providing a...

ditto...help us help you betterby providing a little bit more info. You have no signature with model year/build date...so you could have anywhere frm a 1995-2001 e38...which could be any of 3...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) Yesterday, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By QSilver7
So, if option code S357A is not listed on your...

So, if option code S357A is not listed on your build sheet...then this is something you're wanting to upgrade to instead of something the car came with? If you had the protective/security...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By QSilver7
Did you scroll down the page or did you just see...

Did you scroll down the page or did you just see what was at the top of the page? If not post the last 7 digits of your VIN...perhaps someone that has better access can see which of the glass option...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By QSilver7
The wheels should be okay...but if they come with...

The wheels should be okay...but if they come with tires...you may want to run through a tire size calculator to make sure the overall diameter/circumference works for e38 20" tire sizes.

Click...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By QSilver7
Hmm...I always wonder in threads like this (when...

Hmm...I always wonder in threads like this (when there's no final post by the OP)... if they ever found the info that everyone replied knows is there & tried to point them to it.

Will this thread...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-20-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By QSilver7
Ditto...and for better replies/suggestions...the...

Ditto...and for better replies/suggestions...the more info you give the better the replies.

For instance, there's like 6 generation of 5 series...which one did the wheel come from? Knowing which...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By QSilver7
Have you tried typing a phrase like this into a...

Have you tried typing a phrase like this into a google search box: "how to remove bmw e53 x5 front seat control module" ?

Try it and you'll probably get some written DIYs and probably a few...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By QSilver7
Try a large flat head screwdriver....Bluebee has...

Try a large flat head screwdriver....Bluebee has images of how to remove the buttons in threads that get reposted all the time due to all the issues with broken seat covers and broken seat control...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By QSilver7
The e39 M5 and 2003 540i or i/6 sport came with...

The e39 M5 and 2003 540i or i/6 sport came with anthracite headliners. If you can find an image of the interior...you can see how BMW handled the pillars. Not all came with black interiors...some...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By QSilver7
The number you gave (43R-0005201) found in the...

The number you gave (43R-0005201) found in the corner of the windshield isn't a BMW part nbr...it's probably some reference number for the maker of the glass. BMW part nbrs have 11 digits (xx xx x...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By QSilver7
The driver's seat control module is mounted in...

The driver's seat control module is mounted in the plastic cover around the base of the driver's seat:

Seat control module is #4 in the diagram below:
...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-17-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By QSilver7
If you disconnect the battery...and lock the...

If you disconnect the battery...and lock the car...make sure you know how to use the lock cylinders to manually unlock the door & trunk when there's no electrical power. Or at least make sure your...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 05-17-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By QSilver7
Great...glad you found the problem...and thanks...

Great...glad you found the problem...and thanks for posting back you resolved the issue. :thumbup:
Forum: E28 (1982 - 1988) 05-16-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By QSilver7
Thumbs up Judd Hirsch's 535i in Forever TV show

Sorry if this has already been mentioned...but this is the second time I've seen this nice e28 535i get a cameo on the show.

The first time, I saw the car it was being driven out to a small house...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By QSilver7
If you see a message that says CHECK CONTROL OK...

If you see a message that says CHECK CONTROL OK or something similar...you're not pressing the trip odometer reset button....you're pressing the Check Control button.. Try the button on the LEFT...
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