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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-11-2012, 10:40 PM
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Posted By JinxyJ08
I'm going to look at it again soon. If it is...

I'm going to look at it again soon. If it is burnt at the harness what do I need and how do I to re-wire and possibly re-pin it? Does anyone know where to get the correct harness and it not cost me...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-10-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By JinxyJ08
How to re-wire the main engine wiring harness??

Well i haven't been on in a while as I have been contemplating selling my 540. I do really like it so i may fix it if i can figure out how to rewire part of the wiring harness from the ECM to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Well because in less than 5 months of ownership i...

Well because in less than 5 months of ownership i have spent over $3k in parts alone and im not a fan of that. I want a car that is not going to be a pain in the ass and these 5 series seem to be.
...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
I will unplug it when i get the car back for...

I will unplug it when i get the car back for sure. The real problem is that selling the car with a check engine light on will be really hard to do.

So can i send it off and have someone program...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Any recommendations on how to code it to my EWS? ...

Any recommendations on how to code it to my EWS? The shop and the dealer both say they cant reprogram a DME so how do i get that done?

What a drag, always my luck to get the one impossible chance...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-18-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Well.......the tech said the DME is burnt. Wants...

Well.......the tech said the DME is burnt. Wants around $1500 for the DME and all. Am i able to purchase a used DME? He says he cannot program a used one. What the heck do i do?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
I looked for a diagram and think i found one. ...

I looked for a diagram and think i found one. Not sure. I know disconnecting the wire will work but i need to fix the light to sell it ya know?

Yea you did. I really do appreciate the help SF,...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-17-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
OK sooo SF you are pretty much right. I took it...

OK sooo SF you are pretty much right. I took it to the shop to see what in the heck is up. There is a CONSTANT 12 volts to the valve which is not right and why it stays open. I need to see what...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-13-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
So then the idle and running terrible has nothing...

So then the idle and running terrible has nothing to do with this issue?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
ordered it from the dealer hopefully here...

ordered it from the dealer hopefully here tomorrow.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Yea im trying everything to NOT take it to the...

Yea im trying everything to NOT take it to the mechanic!

Im going to get some vacuum hose and replace the lines in the system. Are the soft vacuum lines just regular vacuum hose? Curious because...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-12-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
see the part you just put up there is the suction...

see the part you just put up there is the suction valve for the brake booster. Are you sure you didnt mean part no: 11611312737?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Nvm I found the info. So I have a time scheduled...

Nvm I found the info. So I have a time scheduled with a shop for feb 17th. I am ok with replacing a few more parts if i KNOW they will fix this. how does that little check valve effect all of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-11-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
What piece is the non-return valve? The little...

What piece is the non-return valve? The little canister looking piece? That RealOEM diagram you put up shows it all pretty well just doesnt have names or P/N's
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-10-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Well im lost. The car still wont run right.

Well im lost. The car still wont run right.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Yea im gonna tear down wvwrything one last time. ...

Yea im gonna tear down wvwrything one last time.

What im lost about is the egr valve or whatever it was i replaced....if there is NO vacuum applied, the valve stays closed, correct? So how is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Had a friend check the harness. Its fine and...

Had a friend check the harness. Its fine and voltages fine as well.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Ill look again but i checked the wires and all...

Ill look again but i checked the wires and all seemed fine. Is there a fuse or a relay i should check (and how do i check if its a relay.)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
The electric valve yes.

The electric valve yes.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
You mean that little box valve on top of the...

You mean that little box valve on top of the intake manifold that i replaced today?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Should i have pulled the cable off my battery for...

Should i have pulled the cable off my battery for a while to see if the ECU has stored way out of line compensations or anyhting since i have replaced a MAF and a few valves?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-06-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Soo idle is a little bit better. The biggest...

Soo idle is a little bit better. The biggest issue now is if you barely press the gas pedal to raise the idle to about 1000-1200 rpm's the car then surges for idle by going up and down up and down...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Thanks SF. Yea i know thats the part, but there...

Thanks SF. Yea i know thats the part, but there is no name or number on those pics. I looked at the vacuum lines today and they all LOOKED ok from what i could tell, still have the gargle noise so...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Yea gotta find that part now. It doesnt...

Yea gotta find that part now.

It doesnt shake, but isnt as smooth as normal. You have an idea?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-04-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,753
Posted By JinxyJ08
Replaced the "EGR" valve......still the same...

Replaced the "EGR" valve......still the same problem.


Serioulsy upset. IDK what to do.
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