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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 932
Posted By shenecke
I've gone thru Meyle & FCP replacement arms with...

I've gone thru Meyle & FCP replacement arms with the HD bushing in them and they did'nt last very long. On my third replacement I will go with poly bushings, all of the rubber types just don't last.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By shenecke
Most likely coil packs. I had the same issues....

Most likely coil packs. I had the same issues. Found a couple that thru codes, found a couple by looking at them in the dark with head lights unplugged, saw arcing. Then months later had same problem...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-15-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By shenecke
Cam position sensor will do that crank and no...

Cam position sensor will do that crank and no start thing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By shenecke
Turn the steering wheel all the way one...

Turn the steering wheel all the way one direction. Easy to get the pin in then. Yes on doing the valleypan and every seal you can. I did'nt replace my chains, but replaced everything else.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-16-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By shenecke
Much easier to get the two piece unit on though.

Much easier to get the two piece unit on though.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By shenecke
Steering wheel turned all the way one direction...

Steering wheel turned all the way one direction will allow you to get the pin in.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By shenecke
2000 540 code chasing help

Getting a misfire after the car is warmed up. Showing via Carsoft codes 113 & 125.

113 is camshaft position sensor bank 1. Replaced it.

125 is cooler output temp sensor signal. I have replaced...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-02-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By shenecke
I have the tools for rent if you decide to do it...

I have the tools for rent if you decide to do it yourself.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,546
Posted By shenecke
I re-initialized mine after a windshield change...

I re-initialized mine after a windshield change with Carsoft. Works fine.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-02-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By shenecke
Carsoft error code help

I'm getting the following error codes:

153 activation injection valve cylinder 8

183 Tank leaking recognition

62 Misfire on different cylinders

53 Misfire cylinder 8
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By shenecke
I usually watch the DVD Navigation player in my...

I usually watch the DVD Navigation player in my trunk. When the red light goes out, I know the system has gone to sleep. Usually takes a few minutes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By shenecke
Cold weather kills batteries. Bad batteries kill...

Cold weather kills batteries. Bad batteries kill alternators! If the battery is over 3 years old, it's probably time to replace it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Yes Jim got it! He's the man!

Yes Jim got it! He's the man!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By shenecke
540 Error Code 153 Activation injector valve

Getting this code and a miss on cylinder #8. Is this a bad injector?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
See above post for picture of it.

See above post for picture of it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-28-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Finally finished! Car runs great! Seem to have...

Finally finished! Car runs great! Seem to have picked up some in town mileage. Used to get 17 mpg, but recently was down to 14. Now back up to 17.9! Seems snappier also. Now just purging the cooling...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By shenecke
My guides did not look that bad at 137,000 mile,...

My guides did not look that bad at 137,000 mile, but I change my oil every 4-5,000 miles. Very low mileage car so I change it twice a year. I think that helped with the guide wear.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Ok, I think I found the problem. The GAS...

Ok, I think I found the problem. The GAS procedure says to not torque the intake and exhaust sprockets just snug them. Then test rotate the engine. I read thru the Besian method and they say to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Read Besian's method. Will follow theirs tomorrow...

Read Besian's method. Will follow theirs tomorrow and re- time it again. Only difference I see from the method I used is they lock down the cam sprockets to full torque before test turning the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
[QUOTE=Tutti57;9395397]I can't think of anything...

[QUOTE=Tutti57;9395397]I can't think of anything else besides a timing issue. Is it possible to be 180* off and get the flywheel pin in?
I would like to know that also!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Using TDC mark, the one to the left Plugs are...

Using TDC mark, the one to the left
Plugs are out.
Locking pin is out as are cam locking blocks.
Verified #1 piston is up with both valves closed
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Help! What am I doing wrong? Here are the steps...

Help!
What am I doing wrong? Here are the steps I did for timing. Won't rotate past 7:00 manually.

timing marks on lower cover and crank pulley lined up.
Locking pin in flywheel.
Cams on both...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By shenecke
No but I will. I just don't see what I did wrong!...

No but I will. I just don't see what I did wrong! See active thread for steps I did.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By shenecke
Tutti57, I am at a standstill. Trying to turn...

Tutti57, I am at a standstill. Trying to turn engine manually it hits a stopping point about 7:30! Any ideas?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,749
Posted By shenecke
Yes they sell kits for the M62TU Vanos, but they...

Yes they sell kits for the M62TU Vanos, but they don't list them as a problem child as the 6 cyl versions.
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