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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kacique2002
well, after taking the car to the dealer and...

well, after taking the car to the dealer and after $175 later, we found the problem!!!!
I had a small crack on the rear left tail light, which was allowing water to come into the car and it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-24-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kacique2002
well today i performed a test on the battery and...

well today i performed a test on the battery and it was ok.
the turn light signal work sometimes.
The radio/sat nav has not worked since the problem started.
The passenger visor lights works just...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kacique2002
in all honesty, I thought the visor test was a...

in all honesty, I thought the visor test was a joke from you guys, but i test it anyways!!! with the key in the ignition (engine not running) and then with the engine turned ON, and the radio never...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kacique2002
i checked the battery with the car turned OFF and...

i checked the battery with the car turned OFF and ON and it seems as the alternator is ok, as the battery went from 12v to 13.9v when running.
I think it must be some computer crap.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-23-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kacique2002
2003 530i electric problems

Yesterday I started the car and the radio wouldnt come ON. (I have the radio and Sat/Nav system), but after driving for a little while the radio came ON on its own.
This morning, the same thing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-18-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By Kacique2002
Well, took the car in to BMW to clear the light...

Well, took the car in to BMW to clear the light and find out what is going on and they told me that the fault is coming from the transmission!!! The computer is getting a signal that there is slipage...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By Kacique2002
yes, pluged the tool in, turn the key to position...

yes, pluged the tool in, turn the key to position 2 (engine still off), select Fc, then hit GO, then got the --.
repeated again and nothing. then decided to clear the service light and whent to cE...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By Kacique2002
yes I navigated thru the system first and then...

yes I navigated thru the system first and then tried to read the codes and still got nothing.
I even tried to clear the service engine soon and it doesnt go away after reseting it with the tool. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,662
Posted By Kacique2002
2003 530i with Service Engine Soon with no Codes

I have the "service engine soon" light ON since a few days now, but when I plug in the code reader I get no Code. what could be the cause of the "service engine soon" light?
thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-26-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kacique2002
it could also be your rear shock mounts!!!!

it could also be your rear shock mounts!!!!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 12-25-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Kacique2002
E36 M3 4door possible alternator failure??

today I went to start my car and it wouldn't start.
I remember last night driving home that a strange winding noise as the engine rpm increases. I stopped the car poped open the hood and I coudn't...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,315
Posted By Kacique2002
I need to replace my CCV on my 530i and I just...

I need to replace my CCV on my 530i and I just found out that my car does not have the cold version CCV.
Should I replace my CCV wit hthe cold version? or it is not necessary? I live in Maryland...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-18-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,688
Posted By Kacique2002
I have also noticed that the front shock on my...

I have also noticed that the front shock on my 530i can slide on the hubs by loosening the pinch bolt.
I have noticed that if I move the shocks up (or slide the hub down) I take some camber off the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By Kacique2002
Fig#2

Fig#2
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By Kacique2002
Fig #1

Fig #1
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-06-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By Kacique2002
sorry but I noticed that the diagram for the...

sorry but I noticed that the diagram for the vacum control you have shown on this thread is different than the one I found for the 530i
see the links below.
I am in the process of also replacing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Kacique2002
I think I am going to follow you recommendation...

I think I am going to follow you recommendation on attacking multiple jobs while replacing the oil filter housing.
Could you give us more infor on the CCV and vanos seal. Is there a nice DYI for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,605
Posted By Kacique2002
WOW awesome DIY project!!! I guess I will be...

WOW
awesome DIY project!!!
I guess I will be takign the entire weekend to do this thing.
Thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,605
Posted By Kacique2002
sorry, but what DYI are you reffering to. -...

sorry, but what DYI are you reffering to.
- gasket replacement for oil filter housing to engine block
- entire housing replacement
- or something else.
thanks
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,605
Posted By Kacique2002
e39 530i (6cyl) oil leak

I am having an oil leak for quite some time now. I know that it is oil and not trans oil or steering oil, because I get the "oil level low" message pretty often. i took it to the dealer the other day...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-05-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,743
Posted By Kacique2002
I am having the same preoblem your guys are...

I am having the same preoblem your guys are having, and the issue i am trying to solve is that i have water accumulated under the carpet on the rear floors. I removed the rear floor mats and there...
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