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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By AH673000
Late to this thread, but your symptoms point to...

Late to this thread, but your symptoms point to restricted air intake .

A dirty air filter will result in these exact symptoms over time as the onboard computer try's to maintain the air / fuel...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By AH673000
WD40 is your friend ..... Spray it on all the...

WD40 is your friend ..... Spray it on all the latch parts under the hood and on the black lever cable connections under the dash.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,018
Posted By AH673000
Our European friends need work.... High...

Our European friends need work.... High unemployment.... Breaking stuff to make new stuff fits the bill .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By AH673000
Do not ..... Your engine is designed to run on...

Do not ..... Your engine is designed to run on engine oil...period. Adding chemicals , etc is risky and not needed. If you suspect your engine is dirty because a former owner did not change the oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 391
Posted By AH673000
Funny... My wife asked me the same thing last...

Funny... My wife asked me the same thing last night when the outside temperature hit 37*F ....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By AH673000
Recheck your work again.... Obviously something...

Recheck your work again.... Obviously something is binding .

The smell is an overloaded motor. Take it all apart and start over again.... Pay attention to every detail ... You have something...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-11-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By AH673000
Thanks .... I have the same symptoms in my...

Thanks .... I have the same symptoms in my '97..... I can only fill the reservoir just high enough to get the level warning light to go out.... Add much more and it starts leaking. Know I know where...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By AH673000
Bentley is awesome .... Expensive but has saved...

Bentley is awesome .... Expensive but has saved me a ton of money already.

You can normally Google your problem and find a repair procedure or you tube video to help you, but having the manual...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By AH673000
I have original coils and boots on my 528i ( 1/97...

I have original coils and boots on my 528i ( 1/97 build) .... I have a new set ready but never had a need to install them yet. Guess the OEM units were built well . Only running the second set of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-08-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,028
Posted By AH673000
NO..... Very bad idea . I raised 4...

NO..... Very bad idea .

I raised 4 children..... They all had minor fender benders in their first year of driving. Each bought their first cars which were used front wheel drive small 4 cylinder...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 262
Posted By AH673000
Ha... American Dream.... A BMW in every garage...

Ha... American Dream.... A BMW in every garage .....

Congratulations on your new to you house and garage.

Just noticed that your BMW is 4 months younger then mine.

dIY is so much better...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By AH673000
John... Ok... You are well on your way. ...

John...

Ok... You are well on your way.

You will need a T handle hex wrench or two and you need to understand how to pull your passenger side headlight ( make sure you read the manual or you...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-06-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By AH673000
Your problem is not going to be solved for...

Your problem is not going to be solved for long..... Get a rebuild kit or a rebuilt caliper soon ..... It will happen again.... And again.... Until it completely locks up on you.

You have a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By AH673000
Well I just did this replacement on my 1997 528i....

Well I just did this replacement on my 1997 528i.

It was my first time so I followed the manual . I am a pretty experienced mechanic and this job was much easier than I thought it would be.

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 855
Posted By AH673000
Your answer was in your first post ...... Low...

Your answer was in your first post ...... Low fuel pressure....

Did you run a quick fuel pressure check at the rack?

My bet ( based on a similar experience ) is your fuel pump is weak or your...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By AH673000
If you just had rear brakes done.... Inner pad...

If you just had rear brakes done.... Inner pad rattling .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-19-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By AH673000
Walmart MAXX Battery's all the way ( made by...

Walmart MAXX Battery's all the way ( made by Johnson Controls) and they stand behind their batteries .... 100% replacement for first three years. Price is competitive with anybody else and they are...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By AH673000
Don't beat yourself up ... That is a classic...

Don't beat yourself up ... That is a classic place for a hairline crack to develop over time.... You just pushed it over the edge. Mine cracked in the exact same place.... Used a pencil grinder and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By AH673000
Who in their right mind would design a water...

Who in their right mind would design a water cooled Alternator for NA delivery?

Oh, Never mind !


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By AH673000
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By AH673000
OEM pads on 1997 528 Fronts....90 k ...

OEM pads on 1997 528

Fronts....90 k
Backs..... 125k


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By AH673000
I would check my fuel pressure at the injector...

I would check my fuel pressure at the injector rail on the top of the engine next. Are you reading around 50 psig ?

My guess....plugged fuel filter


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,395
Posted By AH673000
You have air in your system.... Fill it properly...

You have air in your system.... Fill it properly ( fill through the bleed hole on the thermostat housing) and you will be good .




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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By AH673000
Bump..... Here is the clanging rear brake fix ...

Bump..... Here is the clanging rear brake fix


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By AH673000
I wrote a post detailing my exact same issue a...

I wrote a post detailing my exact same issue a few months ago.

You have the wrong brake pads for the caliper . Our BMW uses two different pad sets for the rear brakes . I also used the incorrect...
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