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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,045
Posted By jygesq
lexus, wel built , but no enjoyment

my wife's 2003, nothing goes wrong just brakes and oil changes,in 54K miles
My 2000 528 5sp mt
Under warranty or treated as such. MIDI, FSU, ABS module fried. Air bag module.VANOs, master...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-30-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By jygesq
Bad connection to midi

Maybe take it out and use a little dielectric grease on contact?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By jygesq
remember key has to be ordered from Germany

keys are not in stock and you need proof you are owner of car
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,269
Posted By jygesq
we have same car mine is non sport

82500 miles correction mine is non sport
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By jygesq
sun shade does not slide shut on closing

it only slides open when sun roof opens. Try spraying teflon spray on the slides when the roof is open
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-28-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By jygesq
Buy from dealer valet key

It will start car and lock doors by using key hole. You need key with EWS chip in it to start car. Bite the bullet and by the full function key from dealer , the limited use of valet key is not worth...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-27-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By jygesq
Dealer part has 2 year warranty

I would buy it there.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By jygesq
no on s4 you get supercharged v6

with 333 HP and 325 lbs torque. but it is thirsty,
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-26-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By jygesq
second thoughts on new audi s4

after driving it all day Sunday I was all set to do the deal.Monday as well. Today back in my 2000 528, not so sure/ S4 is fast. dual clutch tranny is nice except for when it disengages at stop.It...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 42,492
Posted By jygesq
talk about stealers

I paid $7.00 for my third light bulb socket!!From a BMW with normally high prices. Radiator nipple $1.09 from my dealer..$9.00 from that dealer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-22-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By jygesq
be sure you disconnect battery first

you may get additional code , if it is not the drivers air bag is disconnected
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-21-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By jygesq
ordering this

s4 MT, sport differential.leather,B&O sound,metallic paint,superharged badges .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-20-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By jygesq
Thinking of buying 2015 audi s4

Mt 3 liter 333 hp 325 lbs torque Will be selling my 2000 528 MT premium not sport car , silver grey leather 82k miles only needs vanos rebuild as idle surges a few times until warm in cold winter...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 310
Posted By jygesq
for that money it can NOT HAVE CHIP

and chips come in keys only from Dealer. Key has to be custom ordered with ID you own car.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By jygesq
link to show how to replace FSU

www.540i6.com
they all do that FSU. pictures of how easy job except being on your back upside down . try this http://www.540i6.com/finalstagereplacement.html new FSU looks different and buy...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By jygesq
try here

http://www.bmwtips.com/ownersmanuals/manuals.htm
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By jygesq
Siren is also working correctly

Try to find on line owners manual .
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-15-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By jygesq
Car can be set up to beep or not beep when new

By dealer . My car also does not beep as I had it set up that way. My doors also do NOT LOCK at 5 miles per hour.That is the way I want it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By jygesq
yes

it is
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 485
Posted By jygesq
most people w/out vanos problems live in warm temps

during all but winter my 2000 528 MT performs wonderfully. In winter on initial warm up the idle fluctuates , I believe a sign vanos rebuild is needed. But for me the time, expense and lack of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By jygesq
what transmisssion?

auto or manual? 3.46 for auto and 3.23 for manual google is your friend http://www.new-cars.com/2003/bmw/bmw-530i-sedan-specs.html#general
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-14-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 955
Posted By jygesq
Wow talk about customer care

These guys really go the extra mile!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By jygesq
are the connectors into the dash display loose?

do search how to remove the assembly and check connectors.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By jygesq
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,762
Posted By jygesq
try touch up paint first

if not happy, repaint
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