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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-07-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,327
Posted By imnprsd
I give up!

Summary: Cleaning or replacing the selector switch did not fix the popping out of gear problem, but there were a number of positive things that came from that.

I eventually gave up on trying...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-25-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,327
Posted By imnprsd
You may be onto something here. Tell me more...

You may be onto something here. Tell me more about "...replacing the lower seals including the manual linkage seal."

Keep in mind, my tranny pops out at 2500 RPM after the tranny gets warmed...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-25-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,847
Posted By imnprsd
Go to ebay and buy one. I picked mine up for...

Go to ebay and buy one. I picked mine up for $80. It's an old version from Carsoft, but it works like it's suppose to.... It also reset my SRS light.

Or you can contact sandovaldv@cox.net and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-16-2005, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By imnprsd
Did you get the shifter handle off? I...

Did you get the shifter handle off?

I think it's a torx screw, but an allen wrench will work. If it's stripped, WD-40 it and wait a day.... Then use the right wrench (torx or allen, I can't...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-15-2005, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,104
Posted By imnprsd
I did not know there was a bad fuse under the...

I did not know there was a bad fuse under the seat. What year is your car?

FYI... When my seat started to act funny, it turned out to be the side control switch. This is an expensive part, so...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-15-2005, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,967
Posted By imnprsd
REMOVING THE 1992 BMW 525 DOOR PANEL & WINDOW...

REMOVING THE 1992 BMW 525 DOOR PANEL & WINDOW MOTOR

If you are sure you don't have an electrical problem, like a fuse, then here's what you need to do:

1) Remove the door panel. by first...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-15-2005, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By imnprsd
...Other than the CEL I like the way my car ran,...

...Other than the CEL I like the way my car ran, sound, and the MPG improvement I got. However, I still took the chip out because II don't like seeing any problem lights on my dash. The developer...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-15-2005, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By imnprsd
1) Remove the shift handle. There is a torx (or...

1) Remove the shift handle. There is a torx (or Allen) screw on the backside.
2) Pry up the cover plate (and this is important) from the passenger side with a straight edge screw driver (or two)...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-15-2005, 03:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,327
Posted By imnprsd
GM4L30E POPS OUT OF GEAR Okay… This is a bit...

GM4L30E POPS OUT OF GEAR

Okay… This is a bit long, but after a lot of backroom chat about my tranny problem I thought I would take you through the possibilities of what might be causing my tranny...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,327
Posted By imnprsd
...To be more specific, the tranny pops out after...

...To be more specific, the tranny pops out after driving it for a while... and it occurs at 2500 RPM... not before...not after...right at 2500 RPM. I think the problem is temperature dependent, but...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By imnprsd
Can you be more descriptive on what you mean by...

Can you be more descriptive on what you mean by "doing a valve body." Most tranny places do not want to help with this kind of repair. There business is to rebuild the entire tranny... as if it's a...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,806
Posted By imnprsd
If your problem is mechanical.... Like your seats...

If your problem is mechanical.... Like your seats there is a cable that comes out of the motor. To fix it:

-- Remove the seat back -- just lift up!
-- Remove the 2 screws which hold the cable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,806
Posted By imnprsd
If your problem is mechanical.... Like your seats...

If your problem is mechanical.... Like your seats there is a cable that comes out of the motor. To fix it:

-- Remove the seat back -- just lift up!
-- Remove the 2 screws which hold the cable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,806
Posted By imnprsd
If your problem is mechanical.... Like your seats...

If your problem is mechanical.... Like your seats there is a cable that comes out of the motor. To fix it:

-- Remove the seat back -- just lift up!
-- Remove the 2 screws which hold the cable...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,981
Posted By imnprsd
REMOVING THE 1992 (+/-) BMW 525 DOOR PANEL & Window Motor

If you are sure you don't have an electrical problem, like a fuse, then here's what you need to do:

1) Remove the door panel. by first removing these items:

-- Speaker cover (leave the mirror...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 10-13-2005, 02:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,327
Posted By imnprsd
.... Sorry false alarm. My tranny still pops out...

.... Sorry false alarm. My tranny still pops out of gear (Drive and sometimes S3) after driving it for a while or just after I "step-on-it" for a couple 4-5 blocks. Any help here would be...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-30-2005, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,967
Posted By imnprsd
I just replaced my door motor.... And I wrote a...

I just replaced my door motor.... And I wrote a reply which took me 1 hour to decribe how you do it. Unforturnately, I hit the wrong button and it all disappeared. Bummer... So if you want me to...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,043
Posted By imnprsd
Do a search... much has been written the the...

Do a search... much has been written the the transmission program light, but basically from my experience you should do cheap repairs before you do anything else:

1) Clean your gear selector...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By imnprsd
For part numbers and schematics you might want to...

For part numbers and schematics you might want to check this website:

http://www.bmwtoolkit.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=56
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,380
Posted By imnprsd
This ought to be of some help... Or you could buy...

This ought to be of some help... Or you could buy a manual on Ebay for ~$15

http://www.carsoft.ru/avtorepair/bmw_e34/E34.html

http://www.bmwtoolkit.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=56
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,364
Posted By imnprsd
I bought a switch from BMA for $17 and it fixed...

I bought a switch from BMA for $17 and it fixed my problem. FYI, since this basically a ground switch, I was told that you can stuff a small wire between the contacts and it will turn off your...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By imnprsd
If you have a pre-1995 with a gear selector...

If you have a pre-1995 with a gear selector switch... it's probably time to clean it. Do a seach on this.... The part is located under your center console cover. It tells the LCD what to display...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By imnprsd
I have a 1992 525 wagon and I was getting a...

I have a 1992 525 wagon and I was getting a clicking noise out of my window motor too. For months I just helped the window up and lived with it. Then the other day I took the entire door apart and...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-28-2005, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By imnprsd
Please tell us your MPG and what happens if you...

Please tell us your MPG and what happens if you don't use premium.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 09-26-2005, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,100
Posted By imnprsd
Still looking for an answer. I checked the door...

Still looking for an answer. I checked the door microswitch and it's okay.

To me the door microswitch is normally open and when you lift the lever it closes the circuit (short) which tells the CM...
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