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Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,768
Posted By daveyto
Well I for one am puzzled since i tested all the...

Well I for one am puzzled since i tested all the bulbs with a continuity tester and they were all fine...Has anyone gone through the same process?


\thanks
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,768
Posted By daveyto
!!! Why do i think BMW Toronto was responsible...

!!!
Why do i think BMW Toronto was responsible for this ridiculous charge. IF they knew what they were doing it should have been diagnosed in 5 bloody minutes. I will only go there if I am desperate...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,600
Posted By daveyto
"D" is indeed the correct one...For some reason...

"D" is indeed the correct one...For some reason the dealer told me over the phone that there are 40 different kinds...Sounds like BS..
I suppose the likelihood of a 5 series BMW owner stealing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,600
Posted By daveyto
Thank you...I will check SEARS out...I am more...

Thank you...I will check SEARS out...I am more inclined to find a kit that I can use even after BMW ownership..

regards
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,905
Posted By daveyto
I had a similar problem...try disconnecting the...

I had a similar problem...try disconnecting the hood sensor...its directly infront of the drivers side cabin filter. Disconnect it and see if the problem goes away...

Are you also able to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,600
Posted By daveyto
BMW wheel Lock issue

Today...I was changing to my summer tires from winters and I accidentally left the wheel lock on the car and drove away...so I lost the lock

Its the OEM BMW wheel lock that looks "geared"..
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By daveyto
I know this is old but check out Autotech

I know this is old but check out Autotech
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
It may be as simple as a bad ground...I need to...

It may be as simple as a bad ground...I need to start looking at that also.

Battery ground and engine ground...going to clean the connections.

Probably coincidence that all this started when...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By daveyto
Actually , the 03 had the highest rating of all...

Actually , the 03 had the highest rating of all the e39 years on Consumer Reports, the major weak area being the cooling system.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-12-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By daveyto
I think Dr Vanos.com has a procedure /DIY on...

I think Dr Vanos.com has a procedure /DIY on their site..

If you cant find it let me know and I will dig it up for you
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
Scott Johnson of GM3.com advised that no EWS = No...

Scott Johnson of GM3.com advised that no EWS = No starter
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
Well I have disconnected the battery to trickle...

Well I have disconnected the battery to trickle charge it since all this tinkering and nightmare started!

I think the starter should crank even with the MAF , TPS, Camshaft sensor malfunctioning....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
I tried to connect with carsoft to do a complete...

I tried to connect with carsoft to do a complete scan but modules did not appear to respond although I was able to reset the DME and ZKE modules.

I ran a code scan using an OBD2 compliant scanner...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 10-10-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,769
Posted By daveyto
hi, did you ever find the source of your...

hi,

did you ever find the source of your problem?

I am having the same problem

please let me know\\thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
I just heard a whining noise from what i believe...

I just heard a whining noise from what i believe is the Throttle position sensor, the bulbous thing above the water pump...

Any ideas?

Is there anyone here with a Bentley s that can chime in?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
no it does not go to the red / right when sitting...

no it does not go to the red / right when sitting in the car.

The needle stays to the left...

thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
no it does not but let me check for sure....get...

no it does not but let me check for sure....get back to you shortly

thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
Hi, you mean does/did the temp gauge go to...

Hi,

you mean does/did the temp gauge go to red area? No, it was in the middle all the while..this was going on.
It did not overheat , the coolant just leaked out through a faulty rad cap..

I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
I am thinking the DME fuses...I will check and...

I am thinking the DME fuses...I will check and get back to yall
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By daveyto
Coolant leak and now cant start - e39

OK coolant leaked out of my rad cap today ( it wasn't tighten properly) after I stopped at a gas station to buy more coolant I could not start the car again. The car did not over heat. The only thing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-19-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 782
Posted By daveyto
WTB - E39 540i LSD, or M5 LSD, etc

Looking for an Limited Slip Differential for my e39 540i.

Let me know what you have...If all you have is the internals that's good also. Quaife , auto tech, M3, M5.

As long as I can get it to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By daveyto
Thanks for the advice...Thats kind of the answer...

Thanks for the advice...Thats kind of the answer I was looking for...

Best regards
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By daveyto
Stoptech is a better brand for sure but I can get...

Stoptech is a better brand for sure but I can get all 4 willwood calipers for $400. I just wanted to know what ya'' ll have to say.

Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By daveyto
Let me clarify...A boxster is not a premium car...

Let me clarify...A boxster is not a premium car IMHO.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By daveyto
Dave z's big brake kit is of porsche boxsters!!!!...

Dave z's big brake kit is of porsche boxsters!!!! Wilwood is a premium brand as far as I understand!
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