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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By 525man
I'll look into these options, thanks. Has...

I'll look into these options, thanks.
Has anybody retrofitted comfort acces to an e70 x5? If so how do you code comfort access? Perhaps the specific activation code was turned off?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Posted By 525man
Remote/comfort access problem

I have an E70 X5 3.0D and im experiencing the following problem :

Car does not lock/unlock with key by pressing the lock/unlock button.
Comfort Access does not work
Manual lock with key...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-29-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By 525man
I recall reading somewhere about a seat module in...

I recall reading somewhere about a seat module in the trunk. Is that correct or are the seat modules part of the seat sub assembly?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 09-28-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By 525man
comfort seats retrofit question

Hi to everyone.
I am new to the 7 sub-forum as I've just got myself a 2007 730d.
I have searched with not much success (could be my search skills-or lack thereof), but I would like to know what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,047
Posted By 525man
Leatherique does have a steering wheel...

Leatherique does have a steering wheel restoration kit which restores the gloss too. I have not used it but it may be what you are looking for.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-05-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,479
Posted By 525man
If you were getting codes indicating both O2...

If you were getting codes indicating both O2 sensors ie lean codes on bank1 and bank2, you may want to check your maf sensor.

1. Open trunk, wait for light to go out- Car is now in sleep mode.
2....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-14-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 73,698
Posted By 525man
These batteries are definitely rechargeable and...

These batteries are definitely rechargeable and if you have one of those oral B rechargeable toothbrushes, simply leave your key positioned in the charging base for a day or two and this should...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,644
Posted By 525man
On a somewhat side note, I am often requested and...

On a somewhat side note, I am often requested and sometimes stalked by people wanting to buy my 540i off me.

The last person to ask for my car said, given enough money, anyone can buy a new car....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 72,130
Posted By 525man
I'm going to go with my Brass metallic or...

I'm going to go with my Brass metallic or Sonderluckeuring (individual color). It changes in the light and always turns heads.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-30-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,003
Posted By 525man
My 540i is an Idividual. It has the full sport...

My 540i is an Idividual. It has the full sport pack, including mtech2 suspension, bumpers and the 17" 66 wheels (Staggered). The real Individual apects, that set it apart is the exterior colour...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-10-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,323
Posted By 525man
I'm glad you are ok man. It just goes to show...

I'm glad you are ok man.
It just goes to show that you can never be too careful on the roads. You always got to keep thinking for yourself AND be on the lookout for someone else at the same time. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-08-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By 525man
oil in intake manifold

Hi. I cleaned my throttle body yesterday. While removing the two lower bolts, oil seeped out and I noticed oil inside the intake manifold.
Is this normal? (blowby?)
Could it be CVV related?

Pic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-07-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,001
Posted By 525man
+1 Please accept this as a personal thank you...

+1
Please accept this as a personal thank you note from me as well.
Thanks BB for your invaluable contributions to us e39ers.
Much appreciated!:thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-09-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By 525man
Sorry man, I wrongly assumed it may have been the...

Sorry man, I wrongly assumed it may have been the LED that went out, as in my case.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By 525man
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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-08-2011, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By 525man
DIY ur mtecs if u can.

Quick tip. I had the same problem with the upgraded LED on my angel eyes. I opened the LED unit (mtec in your case), ordered 3w LEDs off ebay for like $2 and soldered the new LED on. It works...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-01-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,375
Posted By 525man
My e39 525i Wagon = 3 years and almost sold. My...

My e39 525i Wagon = 3 years and almost sold.
My e39 540i Individual = 3months and loving it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
I managed to change the ribbon on my cluster BUT...

I managed to change the ribbon on my cluster BUT I don't see any improvement in my pixels. The right half of my display is still pretty much the same as it was. The left side is better though. Could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,699
Posted By 525man
I replaced my tailgate shocks, both the trunk and...

I replaced my tailgate shocks, both the trunk and glass ones at the same time.
I remember following a detailed DIY that was posted on this forum (sorry I can't remember the link). As far as the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
I'm not in the US to shipping cost and time...

I'm not in the US to shipping cost and time without my cluster will be a problem. I did however read good things about VDO repair.

sr20doc, Thanks offering your assistance, I'll definitely contact...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
That is a huge improvement. If mine looked that...

That is a huge improvement. If mine looked that good after the new ribbon, I'd be more than satisfied.
I'll attempt this tomorrow and hopefully I'll be able to post some positive feedback.

Thanks...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-28-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
Yes, its definitely worth a try but I seriously...

Yes, its definitely worth a try but I seriously doubt our dealership will even look the claim. Unfortunately I'm not in the US.
Does anybody know if this class action suite applies to BMW worldwide...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
I did read quite a lot about this on several...

I did read quite a lot about this on several forums. There are some who were successful with the diy and others who failed miserably. I asked these questions to someone who I think was successful and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
-How difficult was it installing the new ribbon? ...

-How difficult was it installing the new ribbon?
-Did you have to use heat to get the new ribbon to stick to the LCD and PCB?
-Can you perhaps give me some pointers as to what the most difficult...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,809
Posted By 525man
Scaarryy

There is a lot of info out here on this. Search a little more, you'll come up with loads of info. All I can say is that I bought the ribbon and opened my cluster but did not install the new ribbon...
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