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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-29-2012, 05:25 PM
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Posted By KC 540iA
Checked battery this morning, 12.5V. Checked...

Checked battery this morning, 12.5V. Checked alternator with terminals disconnected from battery and got 13.5V. Thought I'd be brave today and see if I'd make to to school and back (about 35 miles...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2012, 12:44 AM
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Posted By KC 540iA
I hear what you are saying, as it is still...

I hear what you are saying, as it is still unexplained why jacking the car up reengaged the drivetrain. One would THINK that if fluid was the problem, we would have seen signs of leakage under the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-27-2012, 09:40 AM
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Posted By KC 540iA
Before I started the car this morning, I tested...

Before I started the car this morning, I tested the battery and it registered about 12.18V. Started her up and the alternator registered 13.9 with no accessories on. Turned on radio, both heated...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 05:27 PM
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Posted By KC 540iA
Well I'll be damned.... I just went out and...

Well I'll be damned.... I just went out and jacked up the left rear of my car with it running and e-brake on. I didn't hear any ratcheting sound. I got in the car, put my foot on the brake, put it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By KC 540iA
Please let us know what you find. I have a 2002...

Please let us know what you find. I have a 2002 540iA with 87xxx miles and I had this exact problem today. Driving from one job to the next, I got the transmission fail safe cruising down the...
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