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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-20-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By 4thBMW
All of you just guessing!

If you look at that advert for the $10 bypass fix mentioned above, you should know it doesn't work on 2003 E39. A PEAK SRS scanner will show if the fault is a seat sensor (drivers side) fault or a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-20-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 39,062
Posted By 4thBMW
Recieved letter fron BMWNA today

My dealer will not start a "waiting list" for affected owners prior to parts availability and BMWNA won't say when that will be.
That's not my big problem, which is I need to fix and/ or change out...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-08-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By 4thBMW
ATF fluid and Power Steering fluid change

I've always used different brands of ATF / Dextron III when sucking out reservoir and putting in fresh fluid in several times at every oil change. These days I've been using the fully synthetic ATF I...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By 4thBMW
Cry baby

Guss, quit winning and give me your car. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,686
Posted By 4thBMW

I hopped out of my daily driver, a very good '02 540iT Sportwagon and into a '14 M5 with Iron rotors and more horsepower than I was told. The owner said "keep it for a few days, I want you to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 54,937
Posted By 4thBMW
If you check out the M Sport II suspension parts,...

If you check out the M Sport II suspension parts, you will see differences in part numbers for several items like shocks, sway bars and bushings to tighten things up even more. The "regular" sport...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 106,354
Posted By 4thBMW
I've been using Wolfs Head Fully Synthetic...

I've been using Wolfs Head Fully Synthetic Universal ATF since my second trans fluid dump at 63K mi. I dumped/ filled twice to clean out at that mileage which was the 1st change, refill for the car....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By 4thBMW
Transmission leak

If I would have seen this thread earlier I would have commented that you should get the fill level done at 86deg. F (acceptable high fill range) and throw a piece of cardboard under the car in the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-16-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
Posted By 4thBMW
Trans Fluid Change about due at 125,000 mi.

Somewhere in the past I posted some thoughts after my 1st ZF HP / A5S 440Z filter change and total fluid dump/ refill. That was at 60-65000 mi. The fluid was dark red and filter dirty. I did a two...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,474
Posted By 4thBMW
Coil / Autozone

Yes, Autozone lifetime warrany @ $63 a pop. I've only had to replace one a Bremi (07/2002) for a Bosch on a hard code fault...did a coli swap and code cleared, noticeable misfire gone. replacing all...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-16-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By 4thBMW
Purge valve??

Is that the evap emissions system purge valve OF/ 62 code on my PEAK? I get that code every so often. never messed with it as I am afraid to get in there and buy a new valve, etc. Hum, glad you...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-16-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By 4thBMW
Idrove a '14 M5 optioed out AND with stage 2 BMW upgrades

The '14 M5 I drove has a reported 690 HP from Dealer stage II upgrades. Came with comp options. 1st M5 I've driven since my like new 1991 M5. All I can say is the sun glasses on top of my head kept...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-21-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,228
Posted By 4thBMW
Climate comfort windscreen

I drove a 740i with that Climate comfort windscreen (US California car)
and it does tint the windshield a bit with grey. I notice that in very dim light one's sun glasses really got too dark and if...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-21-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By 4thBMW
Proper relacement of E39 front winshield. Anyone ever read the BMW instructions for t

Has anyone read the BMW issued instructions for R&R the front windshield/ E39? Does anyone here have those instructions including proper tools and arts required as specified by BMW? I would like to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,608
Posted By 4thBMW
Replacing Mich Pilot Super Sport: 235 45 17's this weeek

I didn't rotate (non-staggered) and did 1st balance at 11k mi. I got about 20k mi. This time, I just took about 1/2 the neg. camber out of ft. and back alignment (still in green and handles very...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By 4thBMW
Forgot..I did super glue that P/N: 11611440135

did it before replacing the CPS sensors (M62TU). Thought the cold idle proble got better after r&R code side CPS. Then it got worse. >> super glue failure??
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By 4thBMW
P/N 11611440135 sucking pump "valve"

I broke that valve as well trying to remove the hose ends....I replaced the short hose to the CCV and could not get the vac hose to the brake booster off. I'm going to order that valve part and a new...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 595
Posted By 4thBMW
CAT code ?

before you replace both cats, did you get any cat codes stored?? What's the mileage on your car. I'm chasing a cold start/ warming up engine idle miss and managed to break that P/N 11611440135 when...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-05-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,079
Posted By 4thBMW
Dynamic Handling Package

I have a 2002 sportwagon. I have been driving a 2014 3 series w/ DHP and must say the soft position is very nice when the road gets rough. There are 3 settings 1) Sport: tightens everything up;...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By 4thBMW
Replaced Vac tube to fuel press regulator

As mentioned above, I replaced BMW p/n: 13-32-1-437-692 and found the "patched up" tube was totally clogged...could not blow air through it. I didn't notice any difference in how the engine ran. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By 4thBMW
Vacuum does come ito plat on the MPG needle, however, indirectly

SEE My post on: "How does the needle MPG gauge work?" (09/20/114). I accidentally broke the small dia. plastic vac tube from the air-cleaner box flex tube to the fuel filter regulator. I fixed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-20-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,202
Posted By 4thBMW
I find the MPG guage facinating

:) I got addicted to watching the mpg needle driving X-country I-10, trying to maximize mpg. Also, in another recent post regarding breaking that very small diameter Vacuum hose from the airbox...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By 4thBMW
M62TU small dia. plastic VAC pipe from fuel fliter reg. to VAC source at air intake.

I just broke BMW P/N: 1332-1 437 692 at the top ft./ rt. of engine holding clamp when slightly moving the air intake flex tube. It's a long 2 part very small vacuum tube. Snaps apart like uncooked...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By 4thBMW
Replaced CPS, cleared codes, problems solved

I was getting cold running poor idle and occasional misfire codes and occasional stall. Then the CPS bank 1-4 cam SES came on and then the VANO control error code. Replaced passenger side CPS with...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-17-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By 4thBMW
What happened? Did you check the solenoid? Was it gummed up?

I just posted a similar query on why clean CS solenoid at hi- mileage as I am changing out CPS. I'm in area code 805.
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