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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-16-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Joelgk
The doors are the same for both the cars you...

The doors are the same for both the cars you mention. If I were you, I would just get it painted and be done with it. Its easier and less expensive isnt it?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Joelgk
Shall do this at my next adventure. I believe is...

Shall do this at my next adventure. I believe is it useful to continue with the MID.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-15-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,151
Posted By Joelgk
Could it not be the MAF ? I had this issue when...

Could it not be the MAF ? I had this issue when the MAF was kaput.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-13-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Joelgk
I reconnected the MID and was able to reset....

I reconnected the MID and was able to reset. Nothing else worked. I reconnected the Dynavin after that.

Just a heads up to all you folks who replaced the MID with an after market one!

Regards
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By Joelgk
Crank Position sensor?

Crank Position sensor?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By Joelgk
That is Vanos or DISA. Do the Disa replacement...

That is Vanos or DISA. Do the Disa replacement which is anyway due and then do the vanos, which too is anyway due!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Joelgk
Unable to access control key module after replacing MID

I replaced my MID last year with the New Dynavin Unit from Jeff. I have only nice things to say about it over the stock and is a good mod,

Recently I had to re-cushion my seats and they...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-12-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By Joelgk
I never had the issue until I supercharged my...

I never had the issue until I supercharged my car. After this the oil consumption surfaced and I had to resort to the PCV mod which helped settle the issue!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Joelgk
I have external resistors. Looks like that may...

I have external resistors. Looks like that may have gone kaput. I have since installed regular halogen lamps and the error has disappeared. Will check on the resistors in time. Thank you good folks.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-09-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Joelgk
I still have not understood it!

I still have not understood it!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-05-2017, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Joelgk
Check Front Fog Lamp warning!

The warning signal came on the dash. Have ben running LED Fogs for over 3 years now with no issues. Front fogs working fine and no faults- any advise how to sort this out? Am hoping its not the LCM....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Who can fix the key remote antenna? Please...

Who can fix the key remote antenna? Please advise. Will this show up in a diagnosis?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-21-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Checked, All connections intact- what next I...

Checked, All connections intact- what next I wonder:(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,618
Posted By Joelgk
The whine is from the CCV. Replace it. Go with...

The whine is from the CCV. Replace it. Go with original BMW only. Report back.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-18-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Excellent point. I had the rear speaker deck...

Excellent point. I had the rear speaker deck cloth liner also redone!! Will check the antenna.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Also drove the car for over 30 minutes today....

Also drove the car for over 30 minutes today. Status quo remains :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Tried resetting as per EdJacks notes. Did not...

Tried resetting as per EdJacks notes. Did not work. Tried re-initialising key- also did not work :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Q Silver, the cylinder lock works fine and the...

Q Silver, the cylinder lock works fine and the central locking operates well with the key. I did drive the car hoping for a reset, it didnt work. Maybe I have to drive it for a longer time as the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
I am going to try the boot open for 16 minutes...

I am going to try the boot open for 16 minutes suggestion from edjack. The re-initialise the key. Will report back later tonight/ tomorrow

Thanks guys
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-15-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Joelgk
Doors dont auto lock, Remote not working, Rear View mirrors not folding!

FRUSTRATING!

As part of my on going refurbishment process, I sent my car for the seats to be recushioned and done up. They did a good job and I got the car back today. First thing I noticed was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-12-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Joelgk
Exactly what I thought it was. If its the M5 bar,...

Exactly what I thought it was. If its the M5 bar, then I take back what I posted.
Forum: The MINI Board 11-12-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By Joelgk
Mini 2006 over heating

Been on Bimmerfest for many years as I have owned BMWs for the last 20 years or so. NOw we have two MINI's in my family.

2006 Mini 1.6 Lt and a recently purchased Mini Cooper S with JCW kit.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-10-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Joelgk
wrong place to post this and even so, people give...

wrong place to post this and even so, people give this away free here at this forum!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-03-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Joelgk
There is a position sensor switch. have that...

There is a position sensor switch. have that cleaned, sprayed and re-installed. Had the same problem on my car too. I figured out it can be fixed after I replaced the switch, which is not cheap!!
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-01-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Joelgk
Bavarian, interesting thought. The batteries of...

Bavarian, interesting thought. The batteries of yesteryear needed maintenance and it was the norm to add battery water at every regular maintenance interval. The new gen batteries are maintenenace...
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