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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By HTK12
Put a bag or something over the hydraulic part...

Put a bag or something over the hydraulic part until you install the module. Dust will get in even when the car is sitting in the garage..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By HTK12
If there is no DSC/ABS light on the cluster I...

If there is no DSC/ABS light on the cluster I would suspect tampering with the ABS system. When you break traction the DSC light in the cluster should flash. I doubt both the switch and the cluster...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By HTK12
No, DIS aka GT-1 was the dealer tool, not the...

No, DIS aka GT-1 was the dealer tool, not the factory tool. Dealer never got INPA, because it wasn't meant for the normal mechanic, because it ain't easy enough to use + it doesn't give any...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,385
Posted By HTK12
There is no need for a brake rotor puller on e39,...

There is no need for a brake rotor puller on e39, if the car had wheel studs then maybe. On e39 it's faster just to hammer the rotor off. Impact is what you need when dealing with rusted parts. Air...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By HTK12
There is no speed sensor in the rear diff.

There is no speed sensor in the rear diff.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By HTK12
Get INPA, it will do what you need, it was the...

Get INPA, it will do what you need, it was the BMW factory tool when e39 was made.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By HTK12
I did check measure the bosch sensor at the...

I did check measure the bosch sensor at the sensor connector and it has failed, as the tests at the abs connector suggested.



Good luck with that.. A wood screw + crowbar is probably what it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,959
Posted By HTK12
That's BS. You won't be able do the V8 lower oil...

That's BS. You won't be able do the V8 lower oil pan in few minutes. Draining the oil takes few minutes, you need to remove the bolts, then you need to clean the sealing surfaces, then clean the oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By HTK12
I'm not even looking forward to doing mine.....

I'm not even looking forward to doing mine.. Hopefully it should come out easy, since I installed it only 18 months ago.. It was a bitch to remove.



So I'm not the only one.. I think I'll just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By HTK12
Bosch abs wheel speed sensor failure after 18 months

So I replace the RR wheel speed sensor about 18 months ago because it failed. I verified this by using the diode test and resistance test. The readings were about half of the other three sensors...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By HTK12
Maybe you should reread what OP said. Scanning...

Maybe you should reread what OP said. Scanning for codes is quite useless, if jumping the starter does nothing.



If jumping the starter directly won't make it spin the issue is quite clear - ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-30-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By HTK12
Get a decent multi meter. The cheap $10 will just...

Get a decent multi meter. The cheap $10 will just show 0L.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By HTK12
You might wanna check your quote, because it...

You might wanna check your quote, because it wasn't me.. Wait a minute, when did you become BB?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By HTK12
Some will be able to pick the lock, these locks...

Some will be able to pick the lock, these locks aren't fool proof. And of course drilling a hole at correct place behind the rear license plate gets you inside the trunk, which gives you access to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-28-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 900
Posted By HTK12
99% of locksmiths won't be able to open e39. So...

99% of locksmiths won't be able to open e39. So order a new key from dealer or smash a window.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By HTK12
Snow in UK? :rofl: You don't get snow in UK (well...

Snow in UK? :rofl: You don't get snow in UK (well a bit in the Highlands). Sure you might see a couple snow flakes, but nothing that effects driving. The only thing you need to worry is black ice,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By HTK12
For e39, yes. Some cables come with the pins 7 &...

For e39, yes. Some cables come with the pins 7 & 8 connected, some don't. So check it out.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-13-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By HTK12
Are the pins 7 & 8 connected together in the INPA...

Are the pins 7 & 8 connected together in the INPA cable?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By HTK12
Basically drop the exhaust, disconnect the guibo,...

Basically drop the exhaust, disconnect the guibo, disconnect the rear shocks top mounts and remove the four bolts holding the subframe. The diff comes out with the subframe. So does all the rear...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By HTK12
Connecting to instrument cluster is just the same...

Connecting to instrument cluster is just the same as to ECU. It isn't any harder than any other module in your car. Whenever you post a question about your car tell all the relevant details like...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By HTK12
It's there to ensure that you get enough cabin...

It's there to ensure that you get enough cabin heat when idling. It also makes bleeding the cooling system easier. The car will function just fine without it, if the cooling system is in good working...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 501,252
Posted By HTK12
So you need the usb cable+ 16 round adapter...

So you need the usb cable+ 16 round adapter (which I put link in my previous post). The ADS cable is needed when you connect to cars like e36 etc. For E39 there is no need for ADS. I know few things...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By HTK12
100 lbs is nothing in e39. Your average passenger...

100 lbs is nothing in e39. Your average passenger ways close to double that..
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 501,252
Posted By HTK12
Cn90 are you diagnosing cars that are older than...

Cn90 are you diagnosing cars that are older than e39? I'm asking because true ADS cables are way more expensive than usb K-Dcan cables. If you aren't diagnosing older cars than e39 then you can just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-30-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 539,406
Posted By HTK12
Well since you saw someone say that did they have...

Well since you saw someone say that did they have any explanations? You know you can't believe everything you see on the internet.. If it's your work computer that the employer has given to you...
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