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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-29-2014, 10:04 AM
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Views: 92,851
Posted By damisco
Thx Scott I think I will drop the oil pan when...

Thx Scott I think I will drop the oil pan when the weather get nicer
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 92,851
Posted By damisco
Hi Nanda007 I have a question for you, My 1999...

Hi Nanda007 I have a question for you, My 1999 540i M62tu was making the tapping noise for a year I was told it was oil weight related issue and I try almost all the oil weight with no ill. Last week...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By damisco
Taking the intake manifold out is easy for me...

Taking the intake manifold out is easy for me cause I have done twice but don't know about dropping down the engine I am trying to find a good from a shop but don't know about dropping the engine...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By damisco
I guess it would easy without the intake ...

I guess it would easy without the intake manifold, so how difficult it is to remove the the wire box on the way I have done the intake manifold b4 but I just pulled it out and held it with some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-28-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By damisco
One question, does the intake manifold have to...

One question, does the intake manifold have to come off in order to change the timing guide rods, cause I have seen some pic with the intake manifold on but most pic with it off. Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
thanks I appreciate this

thanks I appreciate this
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-27-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
Hi everyone, I think a new timing chain tensioner...

Hi everyone, I think a new timing chain tensioner ($68)cost me a timing system work with that stupid P0011 faulty code and a very noisy timing chain noise, I think this bimmer needs a month spring...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
I changed them with 180-0710 Beck Arnley from...

I changed them with 180-0710 Beck Arnley from Parts Geek when I installed I noticed a smooth start up with no noise at all unlike the old OEM ones Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-22-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
Update, the light came back on today and I...

Update, the light came back on today and I cleared it again but it took about 20 mi to come back one after I park it for 30 mn and would barely start when I cranked it, it took me couple of crank b4...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
Gotcha, I appreciate all your replies, I cleared...

Gotcha, I appreciate all your replies, I cleared the code and drove for about 45mi now, crossing fingers it won't come back, I noticed a reduced noise on the valve train but still kind of loud...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
Thanks all you guys for your prompt answer I...

Thanks all you guys for your prompt answer I didn't put oil into the new tensioner but it was oiled when I took out I will clear the code tomorrow and see what it happens thx again
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By damisco
1999 bmw 540i timing chain tensioner issue

Hi bimmer lovers
I changed my timing chain tensioner passenger side lover today and the light came on with P0011 ( camshaft position -timing 0ver advanced), I notice that the new tensioner was a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By damisco
Thanks JimLev for the tips, I gave her a good...

Thanks JimLev for the tips, I gave her a good spin on freeway today so far the noise hasn't come back yet, if it does I will take the belt off for more inspection.
Thanks again I appreciated
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By damisco
1999 bmw 540i Brake noisy rebuilt alternator

Hi everyone, I did a diy alternator job on my bimmer last Saturday. I purchased this USA Industries Alternator for $181.95 with FREE Shipping Core Price: $90 Part Number: 1074-05072977 Notes:...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By damisco
Thanks a lot bluebee

Thanks a lot bluebee
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damisco
Gotcha, I have been buying parts from them for...

Gotcha, I have been buying parts from them for some time now, my alternator is due too, put new battery already. I will jump on that and wait for my tax money to get new struts and components. My...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By damisco
1999 bmw 540i Brake, ABS, and Traction control light on

Hi everyone, My 99 540i M sports ABS, Brake, and traction control light came on, it first started an heavy rainy day, and went off the next day and was intermittent for while but now won't go away....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-30-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damisco
Thanks plmadding01e39, this is the clue, I had...

Thanks plmadding01e39, this is the clue, I had this mechanic guy check on the struts while I turn the steering wheel, his answer was the struts. I also noticed when cold if I go over a speed bump, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-29-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damisco
still dealing with noise when it is below 40's...

still dealing with noise when it is below 40's but go away when 15 mn of driving or warming up, I will be doing the inner tie roads assy as well as the Pitman and Idler arms bushings in 2 weeks, I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-25-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damisco
thanks progress, I did check both side sway bar...

thanks progress, I did check both side sway bar bushings, they are in decent shape, but I suspect the shock strut or the coil over bushings, I will take a closer look to them on Saturday, thanks again
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-24-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By damisco
Grounding noise with my 99 540i M sport when cold

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all you guys out there making more bimmer staying on the road.
I was experiencing a power steering leak problem while back ago so I ended up with an over haul...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By damisco
The realoem doesn't carry the flange to vanos...

The realoem doesn't carry the flange to vanos solenoid, I can only see it on eBay, the funny part is if you write vanos solenoid gasket eBay it will show both the one I got and the flange to vanos...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By damisco
hi woolshire, I am confused about the vanos...

hi woolshire, I am confused about the vanos solenoid gasket thing, I ordered the parts from the real oem site and what I got is not what I saw in the link you e-mailed me that one is flange to vanos...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By damisco
1999 bmw 540i e39 secondary air pump valve knocking

Hi everyone, I have been chasing down a knocking noise in my engine bay for some time, first I thought it was the oil switched to better oil with no change, today I listened closely to the front end...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By damisco
Is it the upper timing chain tensioner that I...

Is it the upper timing chain tensioner that I need to change while doing the vanos solenoid seals Scoot.
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