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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-23-2014, 06:46 PM
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Views: 125
Posted By john530i
Brake light on, No ABS light after ABS module replaced

I replaced the ABS module and had it coded by local shop. The removed the trifecta lights (actually only the ABS was ever on) then a day later the brake light came on. I put on my PA Soft and it...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By john530i
Lol! Thx. I corrected by a few million ...

Lol! Thx. I corrected by a few million


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By john530i
Need help pricing my car

I got some really great news today that is bitter sweet. I got orders overseas for 3 years for 7 months from now and I can only take one car. We are taking my Porsche Cayenne and will need to sell...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By john530i
BM53 upgrade problem

I have an 01 with factory Nav and dsp. I first upgraded to MKIV after the unit died. I then switched out my CD changer for a DICE Mediabridge with Sat. The text never displayed right so after a...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-31-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By john530i
So I got back from shop and luckily it was tire...

So I got back from shop and luckily it was tire that was not balanced, I guess they knocked off some or all the weights. So now I pretty much have a new car. In past 6 months I have rebuilt motor,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-29-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By john530i
The back seats and shelf look fine, the cost was...

The back seats and shelf look fine, the cost was $1K out the door. She took to them because just last weekend they replaced all 4 brakes and rotors w flush. I guess I will have to take in tomorrow...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-28-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By john530i
Monroe shocks and struts

My wife took the 530i to local mechanic today instead if going to work. She's a nurse and told me she worked today. She got all 4 shocks and struts replaced, they needed it real bad but since it's...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-23-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 25,716
Posted By john530i
Hey if anyone does this swap with their OEM...

Hey if anyone does this swap with their OEM navigation unit, I would be interested in buying your radio control module if it is the BM53. I just installed DICE Mediabridge and get garbled text after...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By john530i
Can anyone help me ID these cable connections

Can anyone help me identify these three cables ?
As you can see right they are located in the trunk right next to the navigation system.
My car currently has factory navigation six CD changer...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-30-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By john530i
MKIV installed, few questions

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Old way was like this with all on one screen

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This is what I was going for, the MK4 looks so bare compared to MK3
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-29-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By john530i
MKIV installed, few questions

So my MKIII crashed, and I installed a MKIV..... At time I was really hoping it was the computer vs something else.

Install was so easy, truly plug and play


Question, the radio function has...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-27-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By john530i
Replacing Nav for aftermarket

I am going to replace my Navigation unit with a Dynavin. So I will be selling the entire system (Front Display, rear GPS CD drive, DSP Amp and CD Changer) If anyone is interested let me know.

The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-09-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By john530i
Shocks and Struts 530 Sport question

I believe it time to replace the shocks and struts, I bought the car with 65K on it 4 years ago and now it has about 115K on the OD. This is not my daily driver anymore, it's my wifes. My other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By john530i
Harsh ride....shocks?

Hello, it' been long time since I got behind the wheel of our 5. I got Porsche Cayenne Turbo a while back and gave the wife the 5. I have driven it for a mile or so to get it washed or oil...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-07-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By john530i
bump

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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-06-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By john530i
Cluster replacement problems with PA Soft

So I just returned from a 3 month stint in the sand box and have finally go around to installing a cluster I purchased on Ebay. Install went great, I was able to program the Vin# into the cluster,...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 07-07-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By john530i
E39 or E38 High Cluster with perfect pixels

I have for sale a cluster with 114K miles on , with perfect pixels. I can until this Sunday program your VIN# into the cluster so that you can use it with out red dot. I am asking $175 for cluster...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-07-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By john530i
PA Soft v1.4.0

Well I received my pa soft v1.4.0 and it does not adjust the odometer at all. It does allow you to do many other things, but most importantly write the vin to the Cluster, etc. So I have spent 3...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-01-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,668
Posted By john530i
The cluster came from an 01 740. I have a 01 as...

The cluster came from an 01 740. I have a 01 as well also with a high cluster. Most of my pixels are dead. My odometer reads around 86k (i think) and his is 89+K. I have PA Soft so I can write the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,668
Posted By john530i
Instrument Cluster off of E38 740 in E39 530

A friend of mine just totaled his E38 740. It is a high cluster like mine. How could I find out if it would work in my 01 530i. From the back connections it looks identical. The mileage is about...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,697
Posted By john530i
How to install PA Soft 1.4

I just received the PA Soft v1.4 with the donngle/OBDII . I am having trouble installing the drivers. It say to plug it in to the USB port and the computer will recognize it as new hardware and to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-29-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By john530i
Smile Which one to get?

I we drove a goodways today to look at two more cars. I still look for a 760, but the wife wants a 750. So I looked at a 04 760li with 70K and 1yr + 100K warranty in perfect condition, aside from...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-27-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By john530i
I just downloaded the "owners manual" and it says...

I just downloaded the "owners manual" and it says you can use the voice command to control the DVD playback. Has anyone used this?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-27-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By john530i
Does anyone know a way around this? Is there a...

Does anyone know a way around this? Is there a remote available? Because once her seat is installed the armrest isn't coming down.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 06-27-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By john530i
Entertainment system 750li

We are still looking for a 750Li and something occured to me. We are looking for one with the rear entertainment system and we have 3 kids. Can we control the DVD play back etc from the front or...
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