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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By mjbennett9
I believe it's 16 ft lbs.

I believe it's 16 ft lbs.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 12-08-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 77,891
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi BlueBee, Just noticed this now. I...

Hi BlueBee,

Just noticed this now. I replaced the entire PS assembly (filter by ZF) at same time of CCV replacement).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks for all the great info! The silicone hose...

Thanks for all the great info! The silicone hose idea sounds interesting. But for time sake (winter here now and no garage), I'll probably stick to what I know and get it done quicker. :-)

I most...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 417
Posted By mjbennett9
I'm looking to "partially" redo my CCV in a few...

I'm looking to "partially" redo my CCV in a few weeks...unless there's a compelling reason to replace everything--again? I replaced ccv/hoses back in March of 2012, along with cleaning dispstick and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 90,437
Posted By mjbennett9
Thanks--twice! For the info, and for the...

Thanks--twice! For the info, and for the correctly. Force of habit I guess calling it v6 instead of i6. :-)

Thanks again
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 90,437
Posted By mjbennett9
No, this is my v6 e39, air cooled. But I don't...

No, this is my v6 e39, air cooled. But I don't know if a hose clamp should be here. It's been missing for 2+ years, so I doubt needed, but wondering nonetheless. see white arrow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 90,437
Posted By mjbennett9
ANyone have picture of their alternator all...

ANyone have picture of their alternator all hooked up to e39 525i? I looked on realoem and there is a hose clamp listed, but there are two possible places for it, and not sure if it's either of what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-05-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 317
Posted By mjbennett9
I love using fcpeuro.com

I love using fcpeuro.com
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,608
Posted By mjbennett9
I have the opposite problem--hard time popping...

I have the opposite problem--hard time popping up. I've lubed all the connection points, and replaced all three cables. But I think I need two of these? Expensive, when I really only need springs....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,014
Posted By mjbennett9
Not sure if I should post this here, but I think...

Not sure if I should post this here, but I think it applies to shaking (thrust arm, or braking related). I was researching doing my front end--again, and came across a cross-threaded post on front...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,208
Posted By mjbennett9
Jared, these links no longer work?

Jared, these links no longer work?
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-30-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,584
Posted By mjbennett9
I've used/broken SEVERAL HF type tools as...

I've used/broken SEVERAL HF type tools as mentioned here--junk. I ordered both of these, and they are IDENTICAL. I used the gear wrench and it worked much better than what I remember of the HF tool....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-30-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 140,302
Posted By mjbennett9
UPDATE: About 18 months ago, I replaced some...

UPDATE: About 18 months ago, I replaced some front suspension parts, and believe I said I'd give an update to wear, over time. I got Karyn upper/lower control arms and meyle tie rods. I replaced the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 48,813
Posted By mjbennett9
Hi Riro424, Yes, I do have the green label....

Hi Riro424,

Yes, I do have the green label. The problem was that I was low to the ground and visibility was limited. And main drain plug was same color as the pan (camouflage grey) and it looked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,963
Posted By mjbennett9
I followed the above unlocking method and it...

I followed the above unlocking method and it worked for me, in freezing weather last year! brrr. I also replaced the 3-piece cable system as well. It's worked "ok," but could be better. I think the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-23-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 48,813
Posted By mjbennett9
Ok, I'm having a brain cramp. I'm following above...

Ok, I'm having a brain cramp. I'm following above for ATF change/fill/flush, with mention of both a drain and a fill plug, but only see one plug, in picture above. Is that the drain or fill plug--or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 101,631
Posted By mjbennett9
HEy Bluebee, I see my engine bay fuse...

HEy Bluebee,

I see my engine bay fuse compartment looks a lot like yours. I see others on here are a lot different, even though same e39. Anyway, I noticed someone before I bought it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 388,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Smile Thanks. Shop checked that too. As for cogs,...

Thanks. Shop checked that too. As for cogs, already replaced where'll bearings.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 388,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Yup, took to local indy who recoded the new ABS....

Yup, took to local indy who recoded the new ABS. Got the typical bad front right wheel speed sensor, even though replaced already. He then swapped with a sensor and same thing.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,467
Posted By mjbennett9
Anyone know how to test if they are working?...

Anyone know how to test if they are working? other than them not freezing ;-)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,270
Posted By mjbennett9
I am replacing the filter again (lots of miles),...

I am replacing the filter again (lots of miles), plus 2x since original install the clamps came loose (smelled gas, then saw it). Plus I used american sized rubber (SAE), and now purchased metric...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 388,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Just throwing out a note about the trifecta. I'm...

Just throwing out a note about the trifecta. I'm still battling this after 2 years, and is low priority for me at this point. But every now and then I do a little more research. Just pointing online...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-20-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,423
Posted By mjbennett9
Any electrical concerns? ie. sensor connections,...

Any electrical concerns? ie. sensor connections, or the headlights (lots of electrical stuff there).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 388,330
Posted By mjbennett9
Seems odd that just changing the rubber boot...

Seems odd that just changing the rubber boot would do anything (good or bad) to the ABS system. It's likely something was moved like a ground--just guessing. Also, 2 days isn't that long. It just got...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,310
Posted By mjbennett9
Have you tried this puller? I have an e39 but...

Have you tried this puller? I have an e39 but don't need this repair yet. My wife has a van that needed a wiper arm removed and the tool worked effortlessly.
...
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