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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-10-2013, 10:29 PM
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Views: 295
Posted By KmanAZ
trans failsafe mode cured by shifting manually

Hopefully there's a transmission expert who can weigh in on this one. I have a 2000 528i auto with 135K miles. GM 5-speed steptronic GM 5L40-E/GM5 (A5S 360R). The transmission fluid and filter was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-24-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By KmanAZ
Good news, the SES light reset itself after about...

Good news, the SES light reset itself after about 50 miles.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By KmanAZ
OK, I drove to work this morning and it's running...

OK, I drove to work this morning and it's running great so I guess the problem was something wet under the hood. Check engine light is still on though. :(

I've turned the engine on and off about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By KmanAZ
Yep, took the entire intake off, real pain. And...

Yep, took the entire intake off, real pain. And no, I didn't replace the intake gasket, but it looked good. I know I should have but this car is on its last legs and I"m thinking of getting rid of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By KmanAZ
rough idle and missing

I just got done replacing the plastic coolant pipe that connects to the cylinder head on my 2000 528i. I had to move the intake manifold to get at it and the good news is no more coolant leak. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-10-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By KmanAZ
I sure wish I had changed my flud sooner. That...

I sure wish I had changed my flud sooner. That said, i bought it 4.5 years ago with 117k miles and onlyl "dealer maintenance". I considered doing the change but for various reasons didnt. If I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-09-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By KmanAZ
tranny question

The auto tranny in my 00 528i with 130K miles started slipping between 2&3 and I'd get the dreaded "trans failsafe mode" error and go into limp mode. I could turn it off and wait a minute and then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-19-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 32,900
Posted By KmanAZ
leftover red connector

WOW! Excellent thread!. I just took apart my drivers door last night to find out why my window was making a horrible screeching noise when it opened or closed and I was starting to get a scratch on...
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