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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-25-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bddcustoms
Ttt

Ttt
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By bddcustoms
I do, but assumedly for an unrelated...

I do, but assumedly for an unrelated circumstance; its a code 0340 -- bad Cam Position Sensor. No other code registers (beyond 0340pd)

The ABS and ATC came on a few days ago with the speedo first...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By bddcustoms
1997 E39/528i - Odometer/trip meter "counting" slowly

Hey board,

My odometer and trip meter stopped counting correctly; they're counting slowly. Relatedly, I think, a few days ago, the speedo went out.

I know the speedo is a wheel sensor gone...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By bddcustoms
update: problem began at start of morning...

update: problem began at start of morning commute. My daily R/T is about 100 miles. In the afternoon, with a few miles to go before back home, the gauge came back to life. I have added 24oz of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By bddcustoms
Rear HVAC vents: Blowing Cold?

Hey Board,

I've posting a lot it seems recently. My cars likes to save all my DIY issues for those sub-freezing days, it seems.

I have a question I've been meaning to put on the board for a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By bddcustoms
I'll try that first. Thanks. And, I don't...

I'll try that first. Thanks.

And, I don't wear panties... anymore. ;)

DTT
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By bddcustoms
Fuel Level Sensor Question: Do Floats Freeze?

Hey Board,

I live in mid-atlantic (suburban DC), and its been cold as balls here -- down into the single digits at night, only into the teens during the day. Snow and ice are still on the ground....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By bddcustoms
Deutsche Parts USA: What are your experiences and opinions?

Board,

As an parts supplier, what have your experiences been with Deutsche Parts USA? I'm mainly interested in the quality of parts; customer service, etc. is important too. But I mainly want...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By bddcustoms
Thanks to everyone. When I make a purchase I'll...

Thanks to everyone. When I make a purchase I'll be sure to post.

DTT
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By bddcustoms
will give it a shot. thanks.:thumbup: ...

will give it a shot.

thanks.:thumbup:

DTT
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By bddcustoms
Ok: P0340 P0340pd misfire fuel ...

Ok:

P0340
P0340pd

misfire
fuel
comp
evap
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-11-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By bddcustoms
Ok, I hear you, and thanks for the feedback. ...

Ok, I hear you, and thanks for the feedback.

Next hypothesis: If its likely not the VANOS, then could it be something fuel delivery-related?
It cranks strong, but won't fire up (like its out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-10-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By bddcustoms
Vanos question

Board,

I probably need work on my single VANOS set-up. Got the CPS code several miles ago, swapped it out From the sensor mount side, just inside the VANOS cover, it see the brownish, sludgy...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By bddcustoms
In the market for my first E53 -- what should I beware of?

Board,

I'll be poking round in the coming weeks for an inexpensive but well maintained E53. I have an E39 (M52). Is the M54 in a 3.0 X5 that much different maintenance-wise? Any common or worse...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By bddcustoms
Can anyone recommend an LCM Repair-by-mail service?

Hey board,

I'm looking to send out my Light Control Module (LCM) for repair.

There are a few services advertising on line; I'm looking for recommendations from the board.

Let me know who...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By bddcustoms
Gentlemen, Thanks for the replies. Your...

Gentlemen,

Thanks for the replies. Your questions and observations sent me back to web-searching for clarification. The first thing I will do is unplug to see if the problem goes away (so I may...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By bddcustoms
Need Help with Diagnostics

Hey board,

Alright, somebody please slow-walk me through this: I know my way around my car, but I'm "home-schooled". Anyway, the other day, fuse 9 (15amp) blew. I replaced it, and it blew again....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-22-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By bddcustoms
Got 'em. Thanks!

cn90,

received the chips, thanks! If I could just trouble you with one additional question: my indy sort of hesitated at the idea of repairing the LCM -- hadn't done before, was willing to give it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By bddcustoms
I found a company that services LCM's with quick...

I found a company that services LCM's with quick turn-around and reasonable cost. Wondering if anybody's used them before.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By bddcustoms
Mind giving me a bit more about your experience?...

Mind giving me a bit more about your experience? parts used and sources? time and skill?
I'd really appreciate it.

Thx.

DTT
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By bddcustoms
thanks for the feedback. I'm looking for all the...

thanks for the feedback. I'm looking for all the experiences I can get. Anyone ever gone the used route?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By bddcustoms
LCM - 97e39528i

Hey Board,

I'm pretty sure I need to replace the Light Control Module on my 1997 528i (halogen, non-angel eyes, 147,xxx). About two week ago, the pass side high beam wouldn't go off even with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-07-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By bddcustoms
How Do I Change the Interior Temp Reading from C to F?

Hey Board,

One day a while back I found myself sitting in the car waiting for wifey to come out of yet another store. Anyway, bored as I was, I started pushing buttons on the dash -- some...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By bddcustoms
Lets play "guess that noise!"

Hearing a squealling sound on hard right turns at speed. Nothing when I turn left. Fades out quickly after I straighen out or come to stop

Thx
Dave

E39 1997 528i

Sent from my...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By bddcustoms
Outside temp gauge question

Hey board

Outside temp gauge reads constant -40. Not quite that cold!
How do I check and fix problem

E39 1997 528i
Dave
PS can I reset service indicator light from inside car?

Thx!:)
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